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Lake Mills, Iowa

Lake Mills, Iowa
City
Main Street in Lake Mills
Main Street in Lake Mills
Location of Lake Mills, Iowa
Location of Lake Mills, Iowa
Coordinates:
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Winnebago
Area[1]
 • Total 2.73 sq mi (7.07 km2)
 • Land 2.70 sq mi (6.99 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation 1,289 ft (393 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2,100
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 2,062
 • Density 777.8/sq mi (300.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50450
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-42555
GNIS feature ID 0458192

Lake Mills is a city in Winnebago County, Iowa, United States. The population was 2,100 at the 2010 census.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
    • 2010 census 3.1
    • 2000 census 3.2
  • Notable people 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

Lake Mills was platted in 1869. A gristmill had been built at the site in 1864.[4] Lake Mills was incorporated as a city in 1880.[5]

Geography

Lake Mills is located at (43.418289, -93.532010).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.73 square miles (7.07 km2), of which, 2.70 square miles (6.99 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,100 people, 944 households, and 552 families residing in the city. The population density was 777.8 inhabitants per square mile (300.3/km2). There were 1,055 housing units at an average density of 390.7 per square mile (150.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 0.3% African American, 1.0% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.6% of the population.

There were 944 households of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.5% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.5% were non-families. 37.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the city was 45.3 years. 22.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.1% were from 25 to 44; 26.6% were from 45 to 64; and 23.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.9% male and 52.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 2,140 people, 957 households, and 580 families residing in the city. The population density was 821.6 people per square mile (317.8/km²). There were 1,010 housing units at an average density of 387.8 per square mile (150.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.36% White, 0.05% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.64% of the population.

There were 957 households out of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.3% were non-families. 36.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.78.

21.9% were under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 23.4% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 82.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,723, and the median income for a family was $50,345. Males had a median income of $31,898 versus $25,094 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,155. About 6.0% of families and 8.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.7% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  4. ^ History of Winnebago County and Hancock County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 138. 
  5. ^ History of Winnebago County and Hancock County, Iowa. Pioneer Publishing Company. 1917. p. 140. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  9. ^ "Distinguished Alumni Award Terry E. Brandstad". UI Alumni Association. Retrieved February 3, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Wallace Stegner, Former UI Faculty". UI Pulitzer Prize Winners. Retrieved February 3, 2011. 

External links

  • City website
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