Holstein, Iowa facts for kids
|Motto: "Willkommen Freunde"|
Location of Holstein, Iowa
|• Total||1.50 sq mi (3.88 km2)|
|• Land||1.49 sq mi (3.86 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||1,450 ft (442 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,405|
|• Density||936.9/sq mi (361.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0457567|
|Website||City of Holstein, Iowa|
Holstein was founded in 1882. A large share of the early settlers being natives of Holstein, in Germany, caused the name to be selected. Holstein was incorporated as a city on April 25, 1883. The city celebrated its Quasquicentennial in June 2007 with a week-long series of events.
Holstein's longitude and latitude coordinates
in decimal form are 42.486794, -95.542565.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.50 square miles (3.88 km2), of which, 1.49 square miles (3.86 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,396 people, 616 households, and 354 families residing in the city. The population density was 936.9 inhabitants per square mile (361.7/km2). There were 674 housing units at an average density of 452.3 per square mile (174.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.1% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.
There were 616 households of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.5% were non-families. 37.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.91.
The median age in the city was 44.1 years. 23.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 25.2% were from 45 to 64; and 23.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,470 people, 627 households, and 406 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,016.0 people per square mile (391.4/km²). There were 674 housing units at an average density of 465.8 per square mile (179.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.18% White, 0.07% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.
There were 627 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.1% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.84.
23.2% were under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 28.0% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 80.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $35,250, and the median income for a family was $43,636. Males had a median income of $30,259 versus $20,958 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,941. About 5.7% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and 13.1% of those age 65 or over.
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