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Fredonia, Iowa
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Location of Fredonia, Iowa
Location of Fredonia, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Louisa
Area
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.38 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.38 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
591 ft (180 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 222
 • Density 1,480.00/sq mi (584.21/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52738
Area code(s) 319
FIPS code 19-29055
GNIS feature ID 0456753

Fredonia is a city in Louisa County, Iowa, United States. The population was 222 at the time of the 2020 census. It is part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Fredonia was platted in the 1840s.

Geography

Fredonia is located at 41°17′6″N 91°20′17″W / 41.28500°N 91.33806°W / 41.28500; -91.33806 (41.284964, -91.338179).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1930 165 —    
1940 147 −10.9%
1950 133 −9.5%
1960 147 +10.5%
1970 168 +14.3%
1980 224 +33.3%
1990 201 −10.3%
2000 251 +24.9%
2010 244 −2.8%
2020 222 −9.0%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
FredoniaIowaPopPlot
The population of Fredonia, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 244 people, 83 households, and 58 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,435.3 inhabitants per square mile (554.2/km2). There were 93 housing units at an average density of 547.1 per square mile (211.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 74.6% White, 0.4% African American, 2.0% Native American, 2.5% Asian, 19.3% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 43.9% of the population.

There were 83 households, of which 44.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% were married couples living together, 16.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.1% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.53.

The median age in the city was 29 years. 34.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.1% were from 25 to 44; 21.3% were from 45 to 64; and 9.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.9% male and 47.1% female.

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