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Fire Bell in the city park
Location of Macksburg, Iowa
|• Total||1.99 sq mi (5.15 km2)|
|• Land||1.99 sq mi (5.15 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,247 ft (380 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||56.8/sq mi (21.9/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0458713|
Macksburg is located at(41.214250, -94.185618).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.99 square miles (5.15 km2), all of it land.
Macksburg was laid out and platted in 1873. It was named for Dr. Joseph Hughes Mack, one of the original owners of the town site.
|Source: and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 113 people, 53 households, and 33 families residing in the city. The population density was 56.8 inhabitants per square mile (21.9/km2). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 29.6 per square mile (11.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White, 1.8% Native American, and 1.8% from two or more races.
There were 53 households of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.7% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.76.
The median age in the city was 44.4 years. 20.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.7% were from 25 to 44; 27.4% were from 45 to 64; and 20.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.2% male and 47.8% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 142 people, 62 households, and 40 families residing in the city. The population density was 72.0 people per square mile (27.8/km²). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 33.4 per square mile (12.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.18% White, 1.41% Asian, and 1.41% from two or more races.
There were 62 households out of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.76.
In the city, the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 89.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $31,500, and the median income for a family was $36,964. Males had a median income of $29,688 versus $20,357 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,080. There were none of the families and 5.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 6.5% of those over 64.
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