Conesville, Iowa

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Conesville, Iowa
Location of Conesville, Iowa
Location of Conesville, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°22′46″N 91°21′1″W / 41.37944°N 91.35028°W / 41.37944; -91.35028Coordinates: 41°22′46″N 91°21′1″W / 41.37944°N 91.35028°W / 41.37944; -91.35028
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyMuscatine
Area
 • Total0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Land0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
610 ft (186 m)
Population
 • Total432
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
427
 • Density1,189.42/sq mi (459.82/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52739
Area code(s)319
FIPS code19-15645
GNIS feature ID0455573

Conesville is a city in Muscatine County, Iowa, United States. The population was 432 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Conesville was once a depot on the Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Northern Railway. It was named for Beebe Stewart Cone, a prosperous landowner.[4] Beebe S. Cone had previously established himself as a co-owner of a distillery in Conesville, Ohio. The distillery burned down in 1857, but was not rebuilt by him.[5] By 1870, Cone had established himself as a notable farmer in Orono Township in Muscatine County, Iowa.[4][6]

Geography[edit]

Conesville is located at 41°22′46″N 91°21′1″W / 41.37944°N 91.35028°W / 41.37944; -91.35028 (41.379323, -91.350211).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2), all land.[8]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1910347—    
1920307−11.5%
1930254−17.3%
1940302+18.9%
1950252−16.6%
1960248−1.6%
1970295+19.0%
1980301+2.0%
1990334+11.0%
2000424+26.9%
2010432+1.9%
2019427−1.2%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 432 people, 132 households, and 105 families living in the city. The population density was 1,200.0 inhabitants per square mile (463.3/km2). There were 153 housing units at an average density of 425.0 per square mile (164.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 57.6% White, 0.7% African American, 1.6% Asian, 38.2% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 63.0% of the population.

There were 132 households, of which 52.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 13.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.5% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.27 and the average family size was 3.66.

The median age in the city was 29 years. 35.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.6% were from 25 to 44; 16.7% were from 45 to 64; and 7.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.3% male and 47.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 424 people, 133 households, and 100 families living in the city. The population density was 1,147.7 people per square mile (442.5/km2). There were 144 housing units at an average density of 389.8 per square mile (150.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 78.77% White, 0.24% Asian, 20.28% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 58.96% of the population.

There were 133 households, out of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.1% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.19 and the average family size was 3.62.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 36.3% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 14.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females, there were 126.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,464, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $28,000 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,097. About 11.1% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.3% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 17, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b Richman, Irving Berdine (1911). History of Muscatine County, Iowa: From the Earliest Settlements to the Present Time. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. pp. 249.
  5. ^ Graham, Albert Adams (1881). History of Coshocton County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, 1740-1881. A. A. Graham. pp. 499. coshocton county ohio history.
  6. ^ 1870 United States Federal Census for BVS Cone
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  10. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.