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Bouton, Iowa
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Location of Bouton, Iowa
Location of Bouton, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Dallas
Area
 • Total 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Land 0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
945 ft (288 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 127
 • Density 1,186.92/sq mi (456.16/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50039
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-07660
GNIS feature ID 0454771

Bouton is a city in Dallas County, Iowa, United States. The population was 127 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Bouton is located at 41°51′2″N 94°0′34″W / 41.85056°N 94.00944°W / 41.85056; -94.00944 (41.850694, -94.009420).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Bouton Iowa 20090607 Fire Station
Bouton fire station
Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1920 187 —    
1930 141 −24.6%
1940 162 +14.9%
1950 159 −1.9%
1960 145 −8.8%
1970 160 +10.3%
1980 139 −13.1%
1990 149 +7.2%
2000 136 −8.7%
2010 129 −5.1%
2020 127 −1.6%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
BoutonIowaPopPlot
The population of Bouton, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 129 people, 57 households, and 33 families living in the city. The population density was 921.4 inhabitants per square mile (355.8/km2). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 450.0 per square mile (173.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 0.8% Native American, and 0.8% from two or more races.

There were 57 households, of which 22.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.1% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.1% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.8% 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 2.79.

The median age in the city was 45.5 years. 20.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.4% were from 25 to 44; 39.6% were from 45 to 64; and 10.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.0% male and 45.0% female.

Education

The Perry Community School District operates local area public schools.

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