Randalia, Iowa

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Randalia, Iowa
Location of Randalia, Iowa
Location of Randalia, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°51′44″N 91°53′13″W / 42.86222°N 91.88694°W / 42.86222; -91.88694Coordinates: 42°51′44″N 91°53′13″W / 42.86222°N 91.88694°W / 42.86222; -91.88694
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyFayette
Area
 • Total0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Land0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,115 ft (340 m)
Population
 • Total68
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
65
 • Density309/sq mi (119.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52164
Area code(s)563
FIPS code19-65550
GNIS feature ID0460519

Randalia is a city in Fayette County, Iowa, United States. The population was 68 at the 2010 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

Randalia is located at 42°51′44″N 91°53′13″W / 42.86222°N 91.88694°W / 42.86222; -91.88694 (42.862196, -91.886814).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1900117—    
1910123+5.1%
1920113−8.1%
1930123+8.8%
1940121−1.6%
1950132+9.1%
1960114−13.6%
197085−25.4%
1980101+18.8%
199088−12.9%
200084−4.5%
201068−19.0%
201665−4.4%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 68 people, 29 households, and 21 families living in the city. The population density was 309.1 inhabitants per square mile (119.3/km2). There were 37 housing units at an average density of 168.2 per square mile (64.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.1% White and 5.9% from two or more races.

There were 29 households of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.6% were non-families. 27.6% 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 2.34 and the average family size was 2.76.

The median age in the city was 41.5 years. 17.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.1% were from 25 to 44; 30.9% were from 45 to 64; and 17.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.9% male and 44.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 84 people, 32 households, and 22 families living in the city. The population density was 387.3 people per square mile (147.4/km²). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 166.0 per square mile (63.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 32 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 78.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,875, and the median income for a family was $40,625. Males had a median income of $25,625 versus $23,571 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,018. There were 24.0% of families and 23.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 34.6% of under eighteens and 41.7% of those over 64.

Decline[edit]

Locals in Randalia have been finding their community in a state of decline. In October 2007, the city lost its post office, some time after losing its school and general store.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Randalia city, Iowa". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 2, 2012.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ Terry McCoy, "We're Losing the Feeling of Being a Town", Cedar Rapids Gazette, November 26, 2007, p. 1