Columbus City, Iowa

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Columbus City, Iowa
Location of Columbus City, Iowa
Location of Columbus City, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°15′30″N 91°22′33″W / 41.25833°N 91.37583°W / 41.25833; -91.37583Coordinates: 41°15′30″N 91°22′33″W / 41.25833°N 91.37583°W / 41.25833; -91.37583
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyLouisa
Area
 • Total0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Land0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
728 ft (222 m)
Population
 • Total391
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
372
 • Density1,550.00/sq mi (599.65/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52737
Area code319
FIPS code19-15375
GNIS feature ID0455544

Columbus City is a city in Louisa County, Iowa, United States. The population was 391 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Columbus City was platted in the 1840s.[4]

Geography[edit]

Columbus City is located at 41°15′30″N 91°22′33″W / 41.25833°N 91.37583°W / 41.25833; -91.37583 (41.258225, -91.375711).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all land.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1880605—    
1890459−24.1%
1900388−15.5%
1910375−3.4%
1920346−7.7%
1930263−24.0%
1940326+24.0%
1950350+7.4%
1960327−6.6%
1970312−4.6%
1980367+17.6%
1990328−10.6%
2000376+14.6%
2010391+4.0%
2019372−4.9%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

At the 2010 census there were 391 people in 146 households, including 99 families, in the city. The population density was 1,629.2 inhabitants per square mile (629.0/km2). There were 155 housing units at an average density of 645.8 per square mile (249.3/km2). The racial makup of the city was 74.2% White, 3.1% Asian, 22.0% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 41.9%.[2]

Of the 146 households 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.2% were non-families. 24.7% of households were one person and 14.4% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age was 38.1 years. 27.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.4% were from 25 to 44; 23.3% were from 45 to 64; and 15.6% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 376 people in 135 households, including 91 families, in the city. The population density was 1,613.4 people per square mile (631.2/km2). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 592.1 per square mile (231.7/km2). The racial makup of the city was 74.47% White, 0.27% Asian, 22.87% from other races, and 2.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 33.24%.[8]

Of the 135 households 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.9% were non-families. 28.9% of households were one person and 17.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.49.

Age spread: 31.6% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% 65 or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.

The median household income was $32,188 and the median family income was $39,167. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $22,232 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,468. About 7.3% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.2% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable person[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ Springer, Arthur (1912). History of Louisa County, Iowa, from Its Earliest Settlement to 1912, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 325.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.