Blue Grass, Iowa facts for kids
|Blue Grass, Iowa|
Blue Grass Community Center
|Motto: A Great Place To Call Home Since 1853|
Location of Blue Grass, Iowa
|• City||2.89 sq mi (7.49 km2)|
|• Land||2.89 sq mi (7.49 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||791 ft (241 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,556|
|• Density||502.4/sq mi (194.0/km2)|
|• Metro||382,630 (135th)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0454709|
Most of Blue Grass is part of the Davenport–Moline–Rock Island, IA-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area, but the Muscatine County portion of the city is considered part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.89 square miles (7.49 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 1,452 people, 561 households, and 426 families residing in the city. The population density was 502.4 inhabitants per square mile (194.0/km2). There were 597 housing units at an average density of 206.6 per square mile (79.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.0% White, 1.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.
There were 561 households of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.9% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.1% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.93.
The median age in the city was 39.4 years. 24.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 28% were from 45 to 64; and 14% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,169 people, 443 households, and 348 families residing in the city. The population density was 434.0 people per square mile (167.8/km²). There were 459 housing units at an average density of 170.4 per square mile (65.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.43% White, 0.26% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.94% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.80% of the population.
There were 443 households out of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 16.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.95.
Age spread: 25.1% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $51,923, and the median income for a family was $55,208. Males had a median income of $37,135 versus $22,350 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,811. About 3.8% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.
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