Masonville, Iowa

Masonville is a city in Delaware County, Iowa, United States. The population was 127 at the 2010 census. The city is located on the western border between Delaware and Buchanan counties.

Masonville, Iowa
Location of Masonville, Iowa
Location of Masonville, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°28′47″N 91°35′26″W / 42.47972°N 91.59056°W / 42.47972; -91.59056Coordinates: 42°28′47″N 91°35′26″W / 42.47972°N 91.59056°W / 42.47972; -91.59056
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyDelaware
Area
 • Total0.33 sq mi (0.86 km2)
 • Land0.33 sq mi (0.86 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,020 ft (311 m)
Population
 • Total127
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
120
 • Density361.45/sq mi (139.67/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50654
Area code(s)563
FIPS code19-50205
GNIS feature ID0458848

HistoryEdit

Masonville was laid out in 1858. It was named for businessman R. B. Mason.[4]

GeographyEdit

Masonville is located at 42°28′47″N 91°35′26″W / 42.47972°N 91.59056°W / 42.47972; -91.59056 (42.479755, -91.590591).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2), all land.[6]

DemographicsEdit

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1910282—    
1920250−11.3%
1930207−17.2%
1940176−15.0%
1950133−24.4%
1960168+26.3%
1970147−12.5%
1980150+2.0%
1990129−14.0%
2000104−19.4%
2010127+22.1%
2019120−5.5%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 127 people, 55 households, and 36 families living in the city. The population density was 384.8 inhabitants per square mile (148.6/km2). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 172.7 per square mile (66.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.9% White and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 55 households, of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.5% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 24.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 32.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.5% male and 53.5% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 104 people, 49 households, and 32 families living in the city. The population density was 315.3 people per square mile (121.7/km2). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 166.8 per square mile (64.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.04% White, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.81% of the population.

There were 49 households, out of which 18.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.9% were married couples living together, 18.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.42.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 14.4% under the age of 18, 18.3% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 67.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,000, and the median income for a family was $40,625. Males had a median income of $30,313 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,166. There were 3.0% of families and 5.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 15.4% of those over 64.

EducationEdit

The West Delaware County Community School District operates local area public schools.[9]


ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ The History of Delaware County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, &c. Western Historical Company. 1878. pp. 554.
  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 2011-02-20. 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.
  9. ^ "WEST DELAWARE COUNTY" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved 2020-07-24.