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Turin, Iowa
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Location of Turin, Iowa
Location of Turin, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Monona
Area
 • Total 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Land 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,053 ft (321 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 72
 • Density 800.00/sq mi (309.62/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
51059
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-79185
GNIS feature ID 0462360

Turin is a city in Monona County, Iowa, United States. The population was 72 at the time of the 2020 census.

History

Turin was platted in 1887. It was named after Turin, in Italy. A post office was established at Turin in 1887, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1996.

Geography

Turin is located at 42°1′15″N 95°58′3″W / 42.02083°N 95.96750°W / 42.02083; -95.96750 (42.020792, -95.967541). It is situated near the confluence of the Little Sioux River and the Maple River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1910 154 —    
1920 158 +2.6%
1930 167 +5.7%
1940 184 +10.2%
1950 160 −13.0%
1960 163 +1.9%
1970 115 −29.4%
1980 103 −10.4%
1990 95 −7.8%
2000 75 −21.1%
2010 68 −9.3%
2020 72 +5.9%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 68 people, 33 households, and 19 families living in the city. The population density was 755.6 inhabitants per square mile (291.7/km2). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 422.2 per square mile (163.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.1% White and 2.9% African American.

There were 33 households, of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.4% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.68.

The median age in the city was 52.5 years. 19.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.5% were from 45 to 64; and 29.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.4% male and 45.6% female.

Education

West Monona Community School District operates public schools serving the community.

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