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Beaverdale, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Des Moines
Township Flint River
Area
 • Total 2.46 sq mi (6.36 km2)
 • Land 2.44 sq mi (6.31 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
700 ft (200 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 952
 • Density 391/sq mi (150.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50310
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-05200
GNIS feature ID 454464

Beaverdale is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Flint River Township, Des Moines County, Iowa, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 952. It is part of the Burlington, Iowa micropolitan area.

Geography

Beaverdale is located in south-central Des Moines County in southeastern Iowa, directly north of the city of West Burlington and 7 miles (11 km) northwest of the city of Burlington.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Beaverdale CDP has a total area of 2.46 square miles (6.36 km2), of which 2.44 square miles (6.31 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 0.75%, is water. The CDP extends north to the valley of Flint Creek, which flows east to the Mississippi River just north of Burlington.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 952 people, 385 households, and 294 families residing in the town. The population density was 390.8 people per square mile (150.9/km²). There were 447 housing units at an average density of 183.5 per square mile (70.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.6% White, 1.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 385 households out of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.6% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.6% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 31.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43.3 years. The gender makeup of the city was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

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