kids encyclopedia robot

Calumet, Iowa facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Calumet, Iowa
Location of Calumet, Iowa
Location of Calumet, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County O'Brien
Area
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.69 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.69 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,437 ft (438 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 146
 • Density 540.74/sq mi (211.59/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
51009
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-10090
GNIS feature ID 0455060

Calumet is a city in O'Brien County, Iowa, United States. The population was 146 at the 2020 census.

History

Calmut had its start about 1887 by the building of the railroad through that territory.

Geography

Calumet is located at 42°56′46″N 95°33′7″W / 42.94611°N 95.55194°W / 42.94611; -95.55194 (42.945988, -95.552078).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 113
1910 243 115.0%
1920 266 9.5%
1930 249 −6.4%
1940 274 10.0%
1950 250 −8.8%
1960 225 −10.0%
1970 219 −2.7%
1980 212 −3.2%
1990 160 −24.5%
2000 181 13.1%
2010 170 −6.1%
2020 146 −14.1%
U.S. Decennial Census
CalumetIowaPopPlot
The population of Calumet, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 170 people, 75 households, and 50 families living in the city. The population density was 629.6 inhabitants per square mile (243.1/km2). There were 86 housing units at an average density of 318.5 per square mile (123.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White and 3.5% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.7% of the population.

There were 75 households, of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.74.

The median age in the city was 41.5 years. 21.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23% were from 25 to 44; 31.1% were from 45 to 64; and 15.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.4% male and 47.6% female.

Education

Calumet is served by the South O'Brien Community School District. The district was formed on July 1, 1993 by the merger of three school districts: Paullina, Primghar, and Sutherland.

kids search engine
Calumet, Iowa Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.