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Davis City, Iowa
Location of Davis City, Iowa
|• Total||0.58 sq mi (1.50 km2)|
|• Land||0.58 sq mi (1.50 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||938 ft (286 m)|
|• Density||308.09/sq mi (119.00/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0455807|
Davis City was laid out in 1855. It is named for William Davis, who operated a sawmill. Davis City was a shipping point on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad.
Davis City is located at(40.639501, -93.812137) along the Thompson River. A stream gauge station is maintained on the river in the city.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2), all of it land.
|Source: and Iowa Data Center
At the 2010 census there were 204 people in 94 households, including 53 families, in the city. The population density was 345.8 inhabitants per square mile (133.5/km2). There were 121 housing units at an average density of 205.1 per square mile (79.2/km2). The racial makup of the city was 98.0% White, 0.5% Native American, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0%.
Of the 94 households 21.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.7% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.6% were non-families. 36.2% of households were one person and 17% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.72.
The median age was 52 years. 18.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.2% were from 25 to 44; 28.4% were from 45 to 64; and 29.4% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.
The Central Decatur Community School District operates local area public schools.
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