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Reasnor, Iowa
Location of Reasnor, Iowa
Location of Reasnor, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Jasper
Area
 • Total 0.56 sq mi (1.44 km2)
 • Land 0.56 sq mi (1.44 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
764 ft (233 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 152
 • Density 273.87/sq mi (105.68/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50232
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-65955
GNIS feature ID 0460545

Reasnor is a city in Jasper County, Iowa, United States. The population was 152 at the time of the 2020 census.

History

Reasnor was platted in the summer of 1877, and named for its founders, Samuel and Mary Reasoner.

Geography

Reasnor is located at 41°34′43″N 93°1′22″W / 41.57861°N 93.02278°W / 41.57861; -93.02278 (41.578495, -93.022814).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1920 226 —    
1930 229 +1.3%
1940 221 −3.5%
1950 227 +2.7%
1960 224 −1.3%
1970 284 +26.8%
1980 277 −2.5%
1990 191 −31.0%
2000 194 +1.6%
2010 152 −21.6%
2020 152 +0.0%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 152 people, 68 households, and 46 families living in the city. The population density was 276.4 inhabitants per square mile (106.7/km2). There were 78 housing units at an average density of 141.8 per square mile (54.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.3% White and 0.7% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 68 households, of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 17.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.4% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.63.

The median age in the city was 47 years. 20.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 23% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

Education

The PCM Community School District operates public schools serving the community. This district was formed on July 1, 1991 by a merger of the Prairie City and Monroe school districts. Residents are zoned to PCM Middle School in Prairie City and PCM Community High School in Monroe.

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