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Kellerton, Iowa
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Location of Kellerton, Iowa
Location of Kellerton, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Ringgold
Area
 • Total 0.65 sq mi (1.69 km2)
 • Land 0.65 sq mi (1.67 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
1,204 ft (367 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 243
 • Density 376.16/sq mi (145.33/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50133
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-40350
GNIS feature ID 0458029

Kellerton is a city in eastern Ringgold County, Iowa, United States. The population was 243 at the time of the 2020 census.

Geography

Kellerton is located at 40°42′37″N 94°3′0″W / 40.71028°N 94.05000°W / 40.71028; -94.05000 (40.710220, -94.050100).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.67 square miles (1.74 km2), of which, 0.66 square miles (1.71 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 169 —    
1890 277 +63.9%
1900 458 +65.3%
1910 503 +9.8%
1920 693 +37.8%
1930 540 −22.1%
1940 563 +4.3%
1950 483 −14.2%
1960 341 −29.4%
1970 299 −12.3%
1980 278 −7.0%
1990 314 +12.9%
2000 372 +18.5%
2010 315 −15.3%
2020 243 −22.9%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 315 people, 126 households, and 88 families living in the city. The population density was 477.3 inhabitants per square mile (184.3/km2). There were 161 housing units at an average density of 243.9 per square mile (94.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.2% White, 1.0% Native American, 1.6% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 126 households, of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.2% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the city was 37.3 years. 27.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.7% were from 25 to 44; 22.9% were from 45 to 64; and 17.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.7% male and 47.3% female.

Education

Mount Ayr Community School District operates public schools serving the community.

Notable person

  • Duane Miller (born 1947), professional football player and Drake University football record-holder.
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