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Minburn, Iowa
The former Minburn Railroad Depot
Location of Minburn, Iowa
Location of Minburn, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Dallas
Area
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.66 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.66 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,047 ft (319 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 325
 • Density 1,274.51/sq mi (492.07/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50167
Area code(s) 515 Exchange: 677
FIPS code 19-52545
GNIS feature ID 0459121
Website http://www.minburn.org/

Minburn is a city in Dallas County, Iowa, United States. The population was 325 at the time of the 2020 census. It is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Minburn was laid out as a town in 1869.

Geography

Minburn is located at 41°45′22″N 94°1′42″W / 41.75611°N 94.02833°W / 41.75611; -94.02833 (41.756048, -94.028319).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 317 —    
1910 388 +22.4%
1920 418 +7.7%
1930 328 −21.5%
1940 335 +2.1%
1950 353 +5.4%
1960 357 +1.1%
1970 378 +5.9%
1980 390 +3.2%
1990 346 −11.3%
2000 391 +13.0%
2010 365 −6.6%
2020 325 −11.0%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 365 people, 154 households, and 104 families living in the city. The population density was 1,303.6 inhabitants per square mile (503.3/km2). There were 163 housing units at an average density of 582.1 per square mile (224.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.1% White, 0.3% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 154 households, of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.5% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 38.6 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.6% were from 25 to 44; 27.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

Education

Minburn is within the Adel–De Soto–Minburn Community School District. The district formed on July 1, 1993, as a result of the merger of the Adel–De Soto Community School District and the Central Dallas Community School District.

Notable person

  • Warren Allen Smith — List of LGBT writers Warren Allen Smith, American author of Cruising the Deuce (2010), written under pseudonym Allen Windsor
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