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Goodell, Iowa
Location of Goodell, Iowa
Location of Goodell, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Hancock
Area
 • Total 0.43 sq mi (1.12 km2)
 • Land 0.43 sq mi (1.12 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,243 ft (379 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 140
 • Density 324.07/sq mi (125.24/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50439
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-31575
GNIS feature ID 0456961

Goodell is a city in Hancock County, Iowa, United States. The population was 140 at the time of the 2020 census.

History

Goodell was platted in 1884.

Geography

Goodell is located at 42°55′25″N 93°36′51″W / 42.92361°N 93.61417°W / 42.92361; -93.61417 (42.923610, -93.614061).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 254 —    
1910 240 −5.5%
1920 245 +2.1%
1930 210 −14.3%
1940 236 +12.4%
1950 242 +2.5%
1960 231 −4.5%
1970 218 −5.6%
1980 220 +0.9%
1990 201 −8.6%
2000 174 −13.4%
2010 139 −20.1%
2020 140 +0.7%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
GoodellIowaPopPlot
The population of Goodell, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 139 people, 69 households, and 36 families living in the city. The population density was 323.3 inhabitants per square mile (124.8/km2). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 179.1 per square mile (69.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.0% White and 5.0% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.5% of the population.

There were 69 households, of which 15.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.6% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.8% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.01 and the average family size was 2.42.

The median age in the city was 50.9 years. 11.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.8% were from 25 to 44; 46.1% were from 45 to 64; and 19.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.2% male and 46.8% female.

Education

Belmond–Klemme Community School District serves the community. The district formed on July 1, 1994, with the merger of the Belmond and Klemme districts.

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