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Malcom is a city in Poweshiek County, Iowa, United States. The population was 287 at the 2010 census. The city was named for an early settler.[4] The town’s major businesses include BASF, a restaurant, and Dayton Meat Products.

Malcom, Iowa
Malcom, Iowa
Malcom, Iowa
Location of Malcom, Iowa
Location of Malcom, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°42′27″N 92°33′19″W / 41.70750°N 92.55528°W / 41.70750; -92.55528Coordinates: 41°42′27″N 92°33′19″W / 41.70750°N 92.55528°W / 41.70750; -92.55528
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyPoweshiek
Area
 • Total0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Land0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
915 ft (279 m)
Population
 • Total287
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
276
 • Density471/sq mi (181.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50157
Area code(s)641
FIPS code19-48540
GNIS feature ID0458739

GeographyEdit

Malcom is located at 41°42′27″N 92°33′19″W / 41.707486°N 92.555373°W / 41.707486; -92.555373 (41.707486, -92.555373).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.61 square miles (1.58 km2), all of it land.[1]

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±%
1880416—    
1890372−10.6%
1900404+8.6%
1910377−6.7%
1920413+9.5%
1930381−7.7%
1940447+17.3%
1950406−9.2%
1960416+2.5%
1970388−6.7%
1980418+7.7%
1990447+6.9%
2000352−21.3%
2010287−18.5%
2016276−3.8%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 287 people, 132 households, and 86 families residing in the city. The population density was 470.5 inhabitants per square mile (181.7/km2). There were 143 housing units at an average density of 234.4 per square mile (90.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 132 households of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.8% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.70.

The median age in the city was 47.9 years. 17.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.9% were from 25 to 44; 31.4% were from 45 to 64; and 21.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.0% male and 47.0% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 352 people, 144 households, and 102 families residing in the city. The population density was 575.6 people per square mile (222.8/km2). There were 154 housing units at an average density of 251.8 per square mile (97.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.43% White, 0.28% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.28% of the population.

There were 144 households out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the city, the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $39,167, and the median income for a family was $55,417. Males had a median income of $28,194 versus $19,286 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,059. About 8.0% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.6% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 197.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.