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Downtown Allison, Iowa, March 2008
Location of Allison, Iowa
|• Type||Municipal city|
|• Total||2.93 sq mi (7.59 km2)|
|• Land||2.93 sq mi (7.59 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,053 ft (321 m)|
|• Density||329.58/sq mi (127.24/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0454143|
Allison is a city in, and the county seat of, Butler County, Iowa, United States. The population was 966 at the 2020 census. Allison is home to the Butler County Fair. The city was named for U.S. Senator William B. Allison in 1881.
Allison's longitude and latitude coordinates
in decimal form are 42.753466, -92.794599.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.93 square miles (7.59 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,029 people, 440 households, and 277 families living in the city. The population density was 351.2 inhabitants per square mile (135.6/km2). There were 470 housing units at an average density of 160.4 per square mile (61.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.4% White, 0.1% Asian, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 0.2% of the population.
There were 440 households, of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.0% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.77.
The median age in the city was 46.4 years. 21.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.3% were from 25 to 44; 25.1% were from 45 to 64; and 26.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
Allison is a part of the North Butler Community School District, which was established on July 1, 2011, by a merger of the Greene Community School District and Allison–Bristow Community School District. The local high school is North Butler High School.
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