Blairstown, Iowa facts for kids
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Location of Blairstown, Iowa
|• Total||0.50 sq mi (1.28 km2)|
|• Land||0.50 sq mi (1.28 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||840 ft (256 m)|
|• Density||1,437.50/sq mi (555.29/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0454677|
Blairstown is located at(41.906976, -92.083465).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.52 square miles (1.35 km2), all of it land.
|Source: and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 692 people, 295 households, and 199 families living in the city. The population density was 1,330.8 inhabitants per square mile (513.8/km2). There were 314 housing units at an average density of 603.8 per square mile (233.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.8% White, 0.7% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 1.0% from other races, and 0.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.3% of the population.
There were 295 households, of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.2% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.5% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.79.
The median age in the city was 39 years. 25.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.6% were from 25 to 44; 24.7% were from 45 to 64; and 17.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.
Blairstown Iowa holds an annual "Sauerkraut Days" celebration.
Benton Community School District operates local public schools.
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