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Logan, Iowa
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Location of Logan within Harrison County and Iowa
Location of Logan within Harrison County and Iowa
Country United States
State Iowa
County Harrison
Incorporated April 22, 1876
Area
 • Total 0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)
 • Land 0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,086 ft (331 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,397
 • Density 1,409.69/sq mi (544.39/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
51546, 51550
Area code 712
FIPS code 19-46155
GNIS feature ID 0458561

Logan is a city and county seat of Harrison County, Iowa, United States, along the Boyer River. The population was 1,397 at the time of the 2020 census.

History

Logan was platted in 1867 when Chicago and North Western Railway was extended to that point. It was named for John A. Logan, a Union Army general.

Geography

Logan's longitude and latitude coordinates in decimal form are 41.644614, -95.789931. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 644 —    
1890 827 +28.4%
1900 1,377 +66.5%
1910 1,453 +5.5%
1920 1,637 +12.7%
1930 1,654 +1.0%
1940 1,700 +2.8%
1950 1,550 −8.8%
1960 1,605 +3.5%
1970 1,526 −4.9%
1980 1,540 +0.9%
1990 1,401 −9.0%
2000 1,545 +10.3%
2010 1,534 −0.7%
2020 1,397 −8.9%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,534 people, 595 households, and 397 families living in the city. The population density was 1,534.0 inhabitants per square mile (592.3/km2). There were 649 housing units at an average density of 649.0 per square mile (250.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 595 households, of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the city was 38.5 years. 26.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 24.9% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

Education

Logan–Magnolia Community School District operates local public schools.

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