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Bankston, Iowa
Location of Bankston, Iowa
Location of Bankston, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Dubuque
Area
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.71 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.71 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,204 ft (367 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 23
 • Density 85.19/sq mi (32.39/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52045
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-04510
GNIS feature ID 0454346

Bankston is a city in Dubuque County, Iowa, United States. It is part of the 'Dubuque, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area'. The population was 23 at the 2020 census, down from 27 in 2000.

Geography

Bankston is located at 42°30′33″N 90°57′36″W / 42.50917°N 90.96000°W / 42.50917; -90.96000 (42.509224, -90.960104).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1940 29 —    
1950 40 +37.9%
1960 36 −10.0%
1970 28 −22.2%
1980 40 +42.9%
1990 35 −12.5%
2000 27 −22.9%
2010 25 −7.4%
2020 23 −8.0%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
BankstonIowaPopPlot
The population of Bankston, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 25 people, 9 households, and 6 families living in the city. The population density was 86.2 inhabitants per square mile (33.3/km2). There were 9 housing units at an average density of 31.0 per square mile (12.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 9 households, of which 44.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 22.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.67.

The median age in the city was 27.3 years. 36% of residents were under the age of 18; 4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24% were from 25 to 44; 28% were from 45 to 64; and 8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 56.0% male and 44.0% female.

Notable natives

Education

Residents are within the Western Dubuque Community School District. Some residents are zoned to Epworth Elementary School in Epworth, while others are zoned to Drexler Elementary School in Farley. The zoned secondary schools are Drexler Middle School in Farley, and Western Dubuque High School in Epworth.

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