Blencoe, Iowa facts for kids
Location of Blencoe, Iowa
|• Total||0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)|
|• Land||0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,040 ft (317 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||220|
|• Density||294.7/sq mi (113.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0454687|
An early settler from Blencoe, Canada, named the town.
Blencoe is located at (41.931871, -96.081742).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2), all of it land.
|Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 224 people, 99 households, and 70 families residing in the city. The population density was 294.7 inhabitants per square mile (113.8/km2). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 152.6 per square mile (58.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.9% White, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.
There were 99 households of which 23.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.3% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.63.
The median age in the city was 49.7 years. 18.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.3% were from 25 to 44; 30.8% were from 45 to 64; and 23.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.4% male and 53.6% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 231 people, 110 households, and 68 families residing in the city. The population density was 309.3 people per square mile (118.9/km²). There were 117 housing units at an average density of 156.7 per square mile (60.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.13% White, and 0.87% from two or more races.
There were 110 households out of which 21.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% were non-families. 35.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.71.
In the city, the population was spread out with 19.9% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 16.0% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 34.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 86.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $25,556, and the median income for a family was $40,833. Males had a median income of $35,250 versus $18,438 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,841. About 4.7% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 2.5% of those sixty five or over.
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