Fostoria, Iowa

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Fostoria, Iowa
Location of Fostoria, Iowa
Location of Fostoria, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°14′30″N 95°9′18″W / 43.24167°N 95.15500°W / 43.24167; -95.15500Coordinates: 43°14′30″N 95°9′18″W / 43.24167°N 95.15500°W / 43.24167; -95.15500
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyClay
Area
 • Total0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Land0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,457 ft (444 m)
Population
 • Total231
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
223
 • Density546.57/sq mi (210.96/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
51340
Area code(s)712
FIPS code19-28650
GNIS feature ID0456695

Fostoria is a city in Clay County, Iowa, United States. The population was 231 in the 2010 census, an increase from 230 in 2000.[4][5]

Geography[edit]

Fostoria's longitude and latitude coordinates
in decimal form are 43.241539, -95.155039.[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.47 square miles (1.22 km2), all land.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920119
193014219.3%
1940136−4.2%
19501478.1%
196016713.6%
197021931.1%
198026119.2%
1990205−21.5%
200023012.2%
20102310.4%
2019 (est.)223[3]−3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 231 people, 87 households, and 63 families residing in the city. The population density was 491.5 inhabitants per square mile (189.8/km2). There were 94 housing units at an average density of 200.0 per square mile (77.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White, 0.4% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.6% of the population.

There were 87 households, of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.6% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.14.

The median age in the city was 39.3 years. 28.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 30.8% were from 45 to 64; and 10% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 230 people, 95 households, and 70 families residing in the city. The population density was 483.7 people per square mile (185.0/km2). There were 97 housing units at an average density of 204.0 per square mile (78.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.96% White, 0.43% African American, 0.87% Asian, 0.43% from other races, and 1.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population.

There were 95 households, out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 20.0% 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 2.42 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 26.5% under the age of 18, 2.6% from 18 to 24, 36.1% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $42,250. Males had a median income of $30,313 versus $20,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,952. None of the families and 2.2% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 12.0% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Most of the community is served by the Okoboji Community School District.[10] The district was established on July 1, 1988 by the merger of the Arnolds Park and Milford school districts.[11] Okoboji High School in Milford is the local high school.

A small part of Fostoria is within the Spencer Community School District.[12]

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. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ "Population & Housing Occupancy Status 2010". United States Census Bureau American FactFinder. Retrieved 2011-06-20.[dead link]
  5. ^ "Data from the 2010 Census". State Data Center of Iowa. Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2011-06-19.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  10. ^ "Okoboji" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved 2020-03-24.
  11. ^ "REORGANIZATION & DISSOLUTION ACTIONS SINCE 1965-66" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-02-09. Retrieved 2020-03-22.
  12. ^ "Spencer." Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on July 21, 2018.

External links[edit]

  • City-Data Comprehensive statistical data and more about Fostoria