Birmingham, Iowa facts for kids
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"Gateway to Scenic Van Buren County"
Location of Birmingham, Iowa
|• Total||1.02 sq mi (2.63 km2)|
|• Land||1.01 sq mi (2.63 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||755 ft (230 m)|
|• Density||361.93/sq mi (139.75/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0454645|
|Website||The Villages of Van Buren, Iowa Website|
Birmingham was laid out in 1839. The town was incorporated on May 20, 1856.
Birmingham is located at 40°52'43" North, 91°56'48" West (40.878626, -91.946610).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.06 square miles (2.75 km2), all of it land.
|Source: and Iowa Data Center
At the 2010 census there were 448 people, 191 households, and 120 families living in the city. The population density was 422.6 inhabitants per square mile (163.2/km2). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 200.9 per square mile (77.6/km2). The racial makup of the city was 97.8% White, 0.7% African American, 0.2% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0%.
Of the 191 households 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.2% were non-families. 29.8% of households were one person and 10.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.86.
The median age was 41 years. 23% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 27.4% were from 45 to 64; and 18.3% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.6% male and 48.4% female.
The community is served by the Van Buren County Community School District. It was previously in the Van Buren Community School District, until it merged into Van Buren County CSD on July 1, 2019.
- Rose Talbot Bullard (1864-1915), doctor and medical professor born in Birmingham
- William S. Ervin, Attorney General of Minnesota
- Clifford R. Hope (1893–1970) congressman representing Kansas 1927-57
In Spanish: Birmingham (Iowa) para niños
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