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Lambs Grove, Iowa
Location of Lambs Grove, Iowa
Location of Lambs Grove, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Jasper
Area
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
919 ft (280 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 174
 • Density 1,705.88/sq mi (659.37/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50208
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-42870
GNIS feature ID 0458212

Lambs Grove is a city in Jasper County, Iowa, United States. The population was 174 as of the 2020 Census, down from 225 recorded in 2000.

Geography

Lambs Grove is located at 41°42′4″N 93°4′42″W / 41.70111°N 93.07833°W / 41.70111; -93.07833 (41.701199, -93.078282).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land. There is a small creek that runs though Lambs Grove. Also, there is Hat Rock Park which is near the center of the town.

History

It was founded in 1927 by E. C. and Jennie Ogg and named after Richard Lamb, Jennie Ogg's father. It was incorporated on December 29, 1952.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1960 234 —    
1970 239 +2.1%
1980 228 −4.6%
1990 212 −7.0%
2000 225 +6.1%
2010 172 −23.6%
2020 174 +1.2%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 172 people, 73 households, and 52 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,720.0 inhabitants per square mile (664.1/km2). There were 80 housing units at an average density of 800.0 per square mile (308.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.9% White, 2.9% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.

There were 73 households, of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.6% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.8% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.87.

The median age in the city was 47.5 years. 20.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21% were from 25 to 44; 33.1% were from 45 to 64; and 20.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

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