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Swan, Iowa
Location of Swan, Iowa
Location of Swan, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Marion
Area
 • Total 0.64 sq mi (1.67 km2)
 • Land 0.64 sq mi (1.67 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
778 ft (237 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 76
 • Density 116.6/sq mi (45.01/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50252
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-76665
GNIS feature ID 0464767

Swan is a city in Marion County, Iowa, United States. The population was 76 at the time of the 2020 census.

Geography

Swan is located at 41°27′59″N 93°18′40″W / 41.46639°N 93.31111°W / 41.46639; -93.31111 (41.466268, -93.311197).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.64 square miles (1.66 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 99 —    
1890 419 +323.2%
1900 406 −3.1%
1910 292 −28.1%
1920 238 −18.5%
1930 220 −7.6%
1940 217 −1.4%
1950 194 −10.6%
1960 168 −13.4%
1970 56 −66.7%
1980 102 +82.1%
1990 76 −25.5%
2000 121 +59.2%
2010 72 −40.5%
2020 76 +5.6%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 72 people, 29 households, and 22 families residing in the city. The population density was 112.5 inhabitants per square mile (43.4/km2). There were 31 housing units at an average density of 48.4 per square mile (18.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.1% White, 4.2% African American, 1.4% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.2% of the population.

There were 29 households, of which 44.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.4% were married couples living together, 17.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 17.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.1% were non-families. 17.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the city was 37.5 years. 34.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 20.9% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.2% male and 52.8% female.

Education

The Pleasantville Community School District operates local public schools.

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