Hawkeye, Iowa

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Hawkeye, Iowa
City
Location of Hawkeye, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°56′17″N 91°57′4″W / 42.93806°N 91.95111°W / 42.93806; -91.95111Coordinates: 42°56′17″N 91°57′4″W / 42.93806°N 91.95111°W / 42.93806; -91.95111
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyFayette
Area[1]
 • Total0.67 sq mi (1.74 km2)
 • Land0.67 sq mi (1.74 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,168 ft (356 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total449
 • Estimate (2012[3])443
 • Density670.1/sq mi (258.7/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code52147
Area code(s)563
FIPS code19-35310
GNIS feature ID0457327
 
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Hawkeye, Iowa
City
Location of Hawkeye, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°56′17″N 91°57′4″W / 42.93806°N 91.95111°W / 42.93806; -91.95111Coordinates: 42°56′17″N 91°57′4″W / 42.93806°N 91.95111°W / 42.93806; -91.95111
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyFayette
Area[1]
 • Total0.67 sq mi (1.74 km2)
 • Land0.67 sq mi (1.74 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,168 ft (356 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total449
 • Estimate (2012[3])443
 • Density670.1/sq mi (258.7/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code52147
Area code(s)563
FIPS code19-35310
GNIS feature ID0457327

Hawkeye is a city in Fayette County, Iowa, United States. The population was 449 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Hawkeye is located at 42°56′17″N 91°57′4″W / 42.93806°N 91.95111°W / 42.93806; -91.95111 (42.938020, -91.951029).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.67 square miles (1.74 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.  ±%  
1900518—    
1910510−1.5%
1920582+14.1%
1930530−8.9%
1940544+2.6%
1950511−6.1%
1960516+1.0%
1970529+2.5%
1980512−3.2%
1990460−10.2%
2000489+6.3%
2010449−8.2%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 449 people, 201 households, and 123 families residing in the city. The population density was 670.1 inhabitants per square mile (258.7 /km2). There were 227 housing units at an average density of 338.8 per square mile (130.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.1% White, 0.7% African American, and 0.2% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 201 households of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.8% were non-families. 36.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 43.8 years. 20.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.9% were from 25 to 44; 27.6% were from 45 to 64; and 20.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,333, and the median income for a family was $38,438. Males had a median income of $25,781 versus $20,781 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,319. About 6.0% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under age 18 and 15.2% of those age 65 or over.

Windfarm[edit]

Located primarily between Hawkeye and Richfield, Iowa, a 36 Megawatt (MW) windfarm was constructed in 2012. The Hawkeye windfarm is owned by RPM Access and consists of 15 Nordex 2.5 MW turbines mounted on 100 meter (328 feet) tall towers. Central Iowa Power Cooperative is purchasing the power generated by the project under a long-term power purchase agreement and is distributing the power to its member Cooperatives.[5] The Hawkeye wind project hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 8, 2012. The keynote speaker and guest of honor was Senator Chuck Grassley. See Video of Chuck Grassley

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "RPM Access - Company Profile". RPM Access Website. Retrieved 21 February 2013.