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Farmersburg, Iowa
Location of Farmersburg, Iowa
Location of Farmersburg, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Clayton
Area
 • Total 0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)
 • Land 0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
919 ft (280 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 271
 • Density 677.50/sq mi (260.58/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52047
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-26850
GNIS feature ID 0456536

Farmersburg is a city in Clayton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 271 at the time of the 2020 census, down from 300 in 2000. The current Mayor is Glenn Radloff, a cross-country truck driver.

History

Farmersburg was first called Windsor when it was surveyed in 1856.

In 1916, Farmersburg contained three general stores, bank, hotel, grain elevator, and lumber yards.

Geography

Farmersburg's longitude and latitude coordinates
in decimal form are 42.958516, -91.367555.
The city is located in Farmersburg Township, T94N R4W §18.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.40 square miles (1.04 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 143 —    
1910 259 +81.1%
1920 290 +12.0%
1930 275 −5.2%
1940 296 +7.6%
1950 263 −11.1%
1960 250 −4.9%
1970 232 −7.2%
1980 276 +19.0%
1990 291 +5.4%
2000 300 +3.1%
2010 302 +0.7%
2020 271 −10.3%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
FarmersburgIowaPopPlot
The population of Farmersburg, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 302 people, 126 households, and 80 families living in the city. The population density was 755.0 inhabitants per square mile (291.5/km2). There were 133 housing units at an average density of 332.5 per square mile (128.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.0% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Asian, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 126 households, of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.5% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.96.

The median age in the city was 37.4 years. 26.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 14.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

Education

It is within the MFL MarMac Community School District. The district formed on July 1, 1994 with the merger of the Mar-Mac and M-F-L districts.

Notable person

  • John L. Bascom, attorney and Iowa State Representative
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