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Buckeye, Iowa
City
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Location of Buckeye, Iowa
Location of Buckeye, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Hardin
Area
 • Total 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Land 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,158 ft (353 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 108
 • Estimate (2012) 107
 • Density 108.0/sq mi (41.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50043
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-09100
GNIS feature ID 0454934

Buckeye is a city in Hardin County, Iowa, United States. The population was 108 at the 2010 census.

History

Buckeye had its start about 1901 by the building of the railroad through that territory.

Geography

Buckeye's longitude and latitude coordinates
in decimal form are 42.419473 -93.375829.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 87 —    
1920 91 +4.6%
1930 86 −5.5%
1940 80 −7.0%
1950 67 −16.2%
1960 40 −40.3%
1970 41 +2.5%
1980 84 +104.9%
1990 55 −34.5%
2000 110 +100.0%
2010 108 −1.8%
2014 107 −0.9%
2015 108 +0.9%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 108 people, 44 households, and 29 families residing in the city. The population density was 108.0 inhabitants per square mile (41.7/km2). There were 49 housing units at an average density of 49.0 per square mile (18.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 44 households of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.1% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the city was 35 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 12% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 11.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 57.4% male and 42.6% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 110 people, 45 households, and 27 families residing in the city. The population density was 109.6 people per square mile (42.5/km²). There were 50 housing units at an average density of 49.8 per square mile (19.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 45 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 2.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.0% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the city, the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 11.8% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 139.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 141.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,750, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $22,375 versus $22,917 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,880. There were 7.7% of families and 5.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 23.8% of those over 64.


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