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Lynnville, Iowa
Location of Lynnville, Iowa
Location of Lynnville, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Jasper
Area
 • Total 1.10 sq mi (2.85 km2)
 • Land 1.10 sq mi (2.85 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
830 ft (253 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 380
 • Density 345.77/sq mi (133.54/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50153
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-47595
GNIS feature ID 0458694
Website www.lynnvilleiowa.com

Lynnville is a city in Jasper County, Iowa, United States. The population was 380 at the time of the 2020 census.

History

Lynnville was laid out in 1856. The town was named for a linden grove near the original town site. Lynnville was incorporated in 1875.

Geography

Lynnville is located at 41°34′41″N 92°47′8″W / 41.57806°N 92.78556°W / 41.57806; -92.78556 (41.577958, -92.785568).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.11 square miles (2.87 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 296 —    
1890 261 −11.8%
1900 347 +33.0%
1910 370 +6.6%
1920 461 +24.6%
1930 426 −7.6%
1940 427 +0.2%
1950 406 −4.9%
1960 411 +1.2%
1970 381 −7.3%
1980 406 +6.6%
1990 393 −3.2%
2000 366 −6.9%
2010 379 +3.6%
2020 380 +0.3%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 379 people, 163 households, and 114 families living in the city. The population density was 341.4 inhabitants per square mile (131.8/km2). There were 174 housing units at an average density of 156.8 per square mile (60.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 163 households, of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.9% were married couples living together, 1.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.1% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the city was 45.7 years. 23% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.1% were from 25 to 44; 34.1% were from 45 to 64; and 17.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.0% male and 47.0% female.

Education

Lynnville is part of the Lynnville–Sully Community School District.

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