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Beaver, Iowa
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Location of Beaver, Iowa
Location of Beaver, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Boone
Township Amaqua
Area
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,024 ft (312 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 46
 • Density 184.00/sq mi (71.16/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50031
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-05185
GNIS feature ID 0454432

Beaver is a city in Amaqua Township, Boone County, Iowa, United States. The population was 46 at the 2020 census. It is part of the 'Boone, Iowa Micropolitan Statistical Area', which is a part of the larger Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area.

Geography

Beaver is located at 42°2′16″N 94°8′28″W / 42.03778°N 94.14111°W / 42.03778; -94.14111 (42.037808, -94.141096).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1920 132 —    
1930 111 −15.9%
1940 126 +13.5%
1950 114 −9.5%
1960 115 +0.9%
1970 113 −1.7%
1980 85 −24.8%
1990 46 −45.9%
2000 53 +15.2%
2010 48 −9.4%
2020 46 −4.2%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
BeaverIowaPopPlot
The population of Beaver, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 48 people, 20 households, and 13 families living in the city. The population density was 192.0 inhabitants per square mile (74.1/km2). There were 28 housing units at an average density of 112.0 per square mile (43.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 20 households, of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the city was 44.5 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.9% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 20.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 43.8% male and 56.3% female.

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