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Knierim, Iowa
City
Location of Knierim, Iowa
Location of Knierim, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Calhoun
Area
 • Total 1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)
 • Land 1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,181 ft (360 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 60
 • Estimate (2012) 59
 • Density 59.4/sq mi (22.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50552
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-41790
GNIS feature ID 0458131

Knierim is a city in Calhoun County, Iowa, United States. The population was 60 at the 2010 census.

History

The city was founded by William and Wilhelmina Knierim in 1899, and incorporated in 1901.

Geography

Knierim is located at 42°27'19" North, 94°27'23" West (42.455148, -94.456520).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 220 —    
1920 173 −21.4%
1930 121 −30.1%
1940 159 +31.4%
1950 133 −16.4%
1960 153 +15.0%
1970 131 −14.4%
1980 125 −4.6%
1990 71 −43.2%
2000 70 −1.4%
2010 60 −14.3%
2014 60 +0.0%
2015 60 +0.0%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 60 people, 25 households, and 17 families residing in the city. The population density was 59.4 inhabitants per square mile (22.9/km2). There were 28 housing units at an average density of 27.7 per square mile (10.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 1.7% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.0% of the population.

There were 25 households of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.0% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 20% 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 3.06.

The median age in the city was 37.5 years. 31.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.3% were from 25 to 44; 23.4% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.3% male and 46.7% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 70 people, 34 households, and 19 families residing in the city. The population density was 69.5 people per square mile (26.8/km²). There were 35 housing units at an average density of 34.8 per square mile (13.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 34 households out of which 17.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.1% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.68.

In the city, the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 25.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,667, and the median income for a family was $41,528. Males had a median income of $19,500 versus $28,333 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,280. There were no families and 11.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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