Arlington, Iowa

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Arlington, Iowa
City
Motto: Where hills and prairie meet.
Location of Arlington, Iowa
Location of Arlington, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°44′53″N 91°40′18″W / 42.74806°N 91.67167°W / 42.74806; -91.67167Coordinates: 42°44′53″N 91°40′18″W / 42.74806°N 91.67167°W / 42.74806; -91.67167
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyFayette
Area[1]
 • Total1.05 sq mi (2.72 km2)
 • Land1.05 sq mi (2.72 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total429
 • Estimate (2012[3])427
 • Density410/sq mi (160/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code50606
Area code(s)563
FIPS code19-02845
GNIS feature ID0454230
 
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Arlington, Iowa
City
Motto: Where hills and prairie meet.
Location of Arlington, Iowa
Location of Arlington, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°44′53″N 91°40′18″W / 42.74806°N 91.67167°W / 42.74806; -91.67167Coordinates: 42°44′53″N 91°40′18″W / 42.74806°N 91.67167°W / 42.74806; -91.67167
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyFayette
Area[1]
 • Total1.05 sq mi (2.72 km2)
 • Land1.05 sq mi (2.72 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,129 ft (344 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total429
 • Estimate (2012[3])427
 • Density410/sq mi (160/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code50606
Area code(s)563
FIPS code19-02845
GNIS feature ID0454230

Arlington is a city in Fayette County, Iowa, United States. The population was 429 in the 2010 census, a decline from the 490 population in the 2000 census.[2][4]

History[edit]

Arlington was originally called Brush Creek, Iowa.[5]

Geography[edit]

Arlington is located at 42°44′53″N 91°40′18″W / 42.74806°N 91.67167°W / 42.74806; -91.67167 (42.748095, -91.671545)[6] just north of the headwaters of the Maquoketa River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.05 square miles (2.72 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Arlington
population history
CensusPop.
1880417
189059342.2%
190086345.5%
1910678−21.4%
19207297.5%
1930706−3.2%
1940675−4.4%
1950661−2.1%
1960614−7.1%
1970481−21.7%
19804983.5%
1990465−6.6%
20004905.4%
2010429−12.4%
Iowa Data Center [4]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2010, there were 429 people, 191 households, and 122 families residing in the city. The population density was 408.6 inhabitants per square mile (157.8 /km2). There were 212 housing units at an average density of 201.9 per square mile (78.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White, 0.7% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 0.2% from two or more races.

There were 191 households of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the city was 45.5 years. 20% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.6% were from 25 to 44; 32.2% were from 45 to 64; and 18.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 490 people, 212 households, and 140 families residing in the city. The population density was 467.4 people per square mile (180.2/km²). There were 230 housing units at an average density of 219.4 per square mile (84.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.39% White, 0.41% Native American and 0.20% Asian.

There were 212 households out of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.5% were non-families. 30.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 83.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,357, and the median income for a family was $37,083. Males had a median income of $25,938 versus $17,031 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,643. About 11.9% of families and 14.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.6% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Arlington is served by Starmont Community School District that includes Starmont High School, Starmont Middle School, and Starmont Elementary School.[9]

Transportation[edit]

Arlington is located on Iowa Highway 187.[10]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "Population & Housing Occupancy Status 2010". United States Census Bureau American FactFinder. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ a b "Data from the 2010 Census". State Data Center of Iowa. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  5. ^ a b "THOMPSON, William Henry". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 2011-09-21. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  9. ^ "Home Page". Starmont Community School District. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  10. ^ "Arlington, Iowa". MapQuest. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  11. ^ "Index to Politicians Kelly, O to R". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  12. ^ "Senator Brian H. Schoenjahn". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 

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