Blairsburg, Iowa

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Blairsburg, Iowa
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Location of Blairsburg, Iowa
Location of Blairsburg, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°28′46″N 93°38′30″W / 42.47944°N 93.64167°W / 42.47944; -93.64167Coordinates: 42°28′46″N 93°38′30″W / 42.47944°N 93.64167°W / 42.47944; -93.64167
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyHamilton
Area
 • Total0.65 sq mi (1.67 km2)
 • Land0.65 sq mi (1.67 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,230 ft (375 m)
Population
 • Total215
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
200
 • Density310.08/sq mi (119.64/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50034
Area code(s)515
FIPS code19-06760
GNIS feature ID0454675

Blairsburg is a city in Hamilton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 215 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Blairsburg is located at 42°28′46″N 93°38′30″W / 42.47944°N 93.64167°W / 42.47944; -93.64167 (42.479517, -93.641712).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.65 square miles (1.68 km2), all land.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
188044—    
1910241+447.7%
1920272+12.9%
1930274+0.7%
1940276+0.7%
1950257−6.9%
1960287+11.7%
1970287+0.0%
1980288+0.3%
1990269−6.6%
2000235−12.6%
2010215−8.5%
2019200−7.0%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 215 people, 85 households, and 66 families living in the city. The population density was 330.8 inhabitants per square mile (127.7/km2). There were 93 housing units at an average density of 143.1 per square mile (55.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.5% White and 0.5% from two or more races.

There were 85 households, of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.4% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.4% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the city was 44.5 years. 26% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20% were from 25 to 44; 31.1% were from 45 to 64; and 18.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 235 people, 88 households, and 71 families living in the city. The population density was 364.1 people per square mile (139.6/km2). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 142.5 per square mile (54.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.57% White and 0.43% African American.

There were 88 households, out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.5% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 28.9% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 30.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $46,667, and the median income for a family was $49,375. Males had a median income of $30,250 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,817. None of the families and 0.9% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 6.3% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

It is within the Webster City Community School District.[8] It was formerly in the Northeast Hamilton Community School District,[9] until it merged into the Webster City district on July 1, 2019.[10]

Northeast Hamilton Elementary School is in Blairsburg.[11]

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ "Webster City" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved 2020-04-05. - Map of district prior to merger with Northeast Hamilton
  9. ^ "Northeast Hamilton" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-04-27. Retrieved 2020-04-05.
  10. ^ "Iowa Educational Directory 2019-2020 School Year" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. p. 175. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2020-04-05. Retrieved 2020-04-05. (PDF p. 177/186) - From section "REORGANIZATION & DISSOLUTION ACTIONS SINCE 1965-66"
  11. ^ "Northeast Hamilton". Webster City Community School District. Retrieved 2020-04-05.