Keota, Iowa

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Keota, Iowa
City
Location of Keota, Iowa
Location of Keota, Iowa
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Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Keokuk
Area[1]
 • Total 0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
 • Land 0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 797 ft (243 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,009
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,000
 • Density 1,601.6/sq mi (618.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52248
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-40980
GNIS feature ID 0458058

Keota is a city in Keokuk County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,009 at the 2010 census. In 2012, Keota was named the most extroverted city in the USA.[4]

History

Keota is derived from an Indian name meaning "gone to visit" or "the fire is gone out".[5]

2010 Fire

A large part of historic downtown Keota was damaged by a fire on December 4, 2010. Five buildings on East Broadway were badly damaged or destroyed.[6]

Geography

Keota is located at Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. (41.364727, -91.954310).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.63 square miles (1.63 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 710 —    
1890 777 +9.4%
1900 996 +28.2%
1910 988 −0.8%
1920 1,025 +3.7%
1930 955 −6.8%
1940 1,032 +8.1%
1950 1,145 +10.9%
1960 1,096 −4.3%
1970 1,112 +1.5%
1980 1,034 −7.0%
1990 1,000 −3.3%
2000 1,025 +2.5%
2010 1,009 −1.6%
2014 980 −2.9%
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Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,009 people, 408 households, and 269 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,601.6 inhabitants per square mile (618.4/km2). There were 443 housing units at an average density of 703.2 per square mile (271.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.3% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Asian, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 408 households of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.1% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.5% were from 25 to 44; 28.3% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

2000 census

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 1,025 people, 430 households, and 258 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,636.9 people per square mile (628.2/km²). There were 466 housing units at an average density of 744.2 per square mile (285.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.73% White, 0.29% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.39% from other races, and 0.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.59% of the population.

There were 430 households out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.8% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 24.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 86.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,966, and the median income for a family was $43,393. Males had a median income of $30,481 versus $24,479 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,310. About 7.6% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.7% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Most extroverted city in U.S. is … Keota, Iowa?". Des Moines Register. 29 May 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 174.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Investigators unsure what started fire in Keota". Cedar Rapids Gazette. 5 December 2010. Retrieved 6 December 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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