Garber, Iowa

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Garber, Iowa
Location of Garber, Iowa
Location of Garber, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°44′38″N 91°15′47″W / 42.74389°N 91.26306°W / 42.74389; -91.26306Coordinates: 42°44′38″N 91°15′47″W / 42.74389°N 91.26306°W / 42.74389; -91.26306
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyClayton
Area
 • Total0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Land0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
663 ft (202 m)
Population
 • Total88
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
85
 • Density369.57/sq mi (142.84/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52048
Area code(s)563
FIPS code19-29685
GNIS feature ID0456820

Garber is a city in Clayton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 88 at the 2010 census, down from 103 in 2000.

History[edit]

Garber, first called East Elkport, was surveyed in 1872 by John Garber, who also served as the first postmaster there.[4]

Geography[edit]

Garber is located at 42°44′38″N 91°15′47″W / 42.74389°N 91.26306°W / 42.74389; -91.26306 (42.743892, -91.263004).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all land.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1910131—    
1920189+44.3%
1930120−36.5%
1940158+31.7%
1950153−3.2%
1960148−3.3%
1970148+0.0%
1980140−5.4%
1990118−15.7%
2000103−12.7%
201088−14.6%
201985−3.4%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-28. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 88 people, 43 households, and 23 families living in the city. The population density was 382.6 inhabitants per square mile (147.7/km2). There were 48 housing units at an average density of 208.7 per square mile (80.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 43 households, of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.5% were non-families. 32.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.57.

The median age in the city was 43 years. 17% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.4% were from 25 to 44; 29.6% were from 45 to 64; and 15.9% 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[8] of 2000, there were 103 people, 54 households, and 21 families living in the city. The population density was 434.9 people per square mile (165.7/km2). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 240.7 per square mile (91.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.03% White and 0.97% Asian.

There were 54 households, out of which 20.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.3% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 59.3% were non-families. 50.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 25.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.91 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 22.3% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 16.5% from 45 to 64, and 22.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 71.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 63.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,708, and the median income for a family was $28,125. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $20,417 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,618. There were 12.0% of families and 16.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 21.2% of under eighteens and 13.3% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

The municipality is within the boundary of the Central Community School District.[9]

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. ^ Price, Realto E. (1916). History of Clayton County, Iowa: From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present. Robert O. Law Company. pp. 322.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  9. ^ "Central" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved 2020-04-05.