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Leland, Iowa
City
Location of Leland, Iowa
Location of Leland, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Winnebago
Area
 • Total 1.36 sq mi (3.52 km2)
 • Land 1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation 1,220 ft (372 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 289
 • Estimate (2012) 284
 • Density 217.3/sq mi (83.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50453
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-44355
GNIS feature ID 0458286

Leland is a city in Winnebago County, Iowa, United States. The population was 289 at the 2010 census.

History

Leland was platted in 1887, and named for one of its founders, John D. Leland. Leland was incorporated as a city in 1894.

Geography

Leland is located at 43°20′1″N 93°38′15″W / 43.33361°N 93.6375°W / 43.33361; -93.6375 (43.333668, -93.637435).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.36 square miles (3.52 km2), of which, 1.33 square miles (3.44 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 215 —    
1910 188 −12.6%
1920 180 −4.3%
1930 164 −8.9%
1940 235 +43.3%
1950 209 −11.1%
1960 209 +0.0%
1970 223 +6.7%
1980 274 +22.9%
1990 311 +13.5%
2000 258 −17.0%
2010 289 +12.0%
2014 284 −1.7%
2015 285 +0.4%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 289 people, 119 households, and 76 families residing in the city. The population density was 217.3 inhabitants per square mile (83.9/km2). There were 127 housing units at an average density of 95.5 per square mile (36.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.4% White, 1.0% African American, 1.0% Native American, 1.4% Asian, 2.4% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.5% of the population.

There were 119 households of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 40.8 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.7% were from 25 to 44; 32.6% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.6% male and 47.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 258 people, 110 households, and 75 families residing in the city. The population density was 168.2 people per square mile (65.1/km²). There were 117 housing units at an average density of 76.3 per square mile (29.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.12% White, 0.78% Native American, 1.55% Asian, 0.78% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.49% of the population.

There were 110 households out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 85.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $29,250 versus $21,406 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,175. About 2.8% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.1% of those sixty five or over.

Popular culture

Leland is the subject of a song by Kevin Costner & Modern West.

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