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Blairsburg, Iowa
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Location of Blairsburg, Iowa
Location of Blairsburg, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Hamilton
Area
 • Total 0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)
 • Land 0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,230 ft (375 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 176
 • Density 274.14/sq mi (105.91/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50034
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-06760
GNIS feature ID 0454675

Blairsburg is a city in Hamilton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 176 at the 2020 census.

Geography

Blairsburg is located at 42°28′46″N 93°38′30″W / 42.47944°N 93.64167°W / 42.47944; -93.64167 (42.479517, -93.641712).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.65 square miles (1.68 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 44 —    
1910 241 +447.7%
1920 272 +12.9%
1930 274 +0.7%
1940 276 +0.7%
1950 257 −6.9%
1960 287 +11.7%
1970 287 +0.0%
1980 288 +0.3%
1990 269 −6.6%
2000 235 −12.6%
2010 215 −8.5%
2020 176 −18.1%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
BlairsburgIowaPopPlot
The population of Blairsburg, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 215 people, 85 households, and 66 families living in the city. The population density was 330.8 inhabitants per square mile (127.7/km2). There were 93 housing units at an average density of 143.1 per square mile (55.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.5% White and 0.5% from two or more races.

There were 85 households, of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.4% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.4% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the city was 44.5 years. 26% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20% were from 25 to 44; 31.1% were from 45 to 64; and 18.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

Education

It is within the Webster City Community School District. It was formerly in the Northeast Hamilton Community School District, until it merged into the Webster City district on July 1, 2019.

Northeast Hamilton Elementary School is in Blairsburg.

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