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Bevington, Iowa
Location of Bevington, Iowa
Location of Bevington, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
Counties Madison, Warren
Area
 • Total 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Land 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
843 ft (257 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 57
 • Density 126.39/sq mi (48.80/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50033
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-06490
GNIS feature ID 0454592

Bevington is a city in Madison and Warren Counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 57 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Bevington was laid out in 1872. It was named for C. D. Bevington, a prominent local businessman.

Geography

Bevington is located at 41°21′38″N 93°47′27″W / 41.36056°N 93.79083°W / 41.36056; -93.79083 (41.360495, -93.790952), along the Middle River. The majority of the city is located in Madison County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), of which, 0.45 square miles (1.17 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Bevington is located adjacent to Interstate 35 on state highway 92.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1920 71 —    
1930 50 −29.6%
1940 35 −30.0%
1950 48 +37.1%
1960 55 +14.6%
1970 54 −1.8%
1980 60 +11.1%
1990 67 +11.7%
2000 58 −13.4%
2010 63 +8.6%
2020 57 −9.5%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
BevingtonIowaPopPlot
The population of Bevington, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

At the 2010 census, there were 63 people, 28 households and 18 families living in the city. The population density was 140.0 per square mile (54.1/km2). There were 28 housing units at an average density of 62.2 per square mile (24.0/km2). The racial make-up was 98.4% White and 1.6% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 28 households, of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 17.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.7% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.78.

The median age was 39.5 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.4% were from 25 to 44; 36.6% were from 45 to 64; and 9.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 58.7% male and 41.3% female.

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