Logan, Iowa
Logan, IA.jpg
Location of Logan within Harrison County and Iowa
Location of Logan within Harrison County and Iowa
Coordinates: 41°38′41″N 95°47′24″W / 41.64472°N 95.79000°W / 41.64472; -95.79000Coordinates: 41°38′41″N 95°47′24″W / 41.64472°N 95.79000°W / 41.64472; -95.79000
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyHarrison
IncorporatedApril 22, 1876 [1]
Government
 • MayorClint Mcdonald [2]
Area
 • Total0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)
 • Land0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,086 ft (331 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total1,397
 • Density1,409.69/sq mi (544.39/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
51546, 51550
Area code712
FIPS code19-46155
GNIS feature ID0458561
Websitewww.loganiowa.com

Logan is a city and county seat of Harrison County, Iowa, United States, along the Boyer River. The population was 1,397 at the time of the 2020 census.[4]

History

Harrison County Courthouse

Logan was platted in 1867 when Chicago and North Western Railway was extended to that point.[5] It was named for John A. Logan, a Union Army general.[6]

Geography

Logan's longitude and latitude coordinates in decimal form are 41.644614, -95.789931.[7] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), all of it land.[8]

Climate

Climate data for Logan, Iowa (1991–2020, extremes 1893–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 69
(21)
74
(23)
89
(32)
99
(37)
109
(43)
108
(42)
117
(47)
113
(45)
107
(42)
96
(36)
83
(28)
72
(22)
117
(47)
Average high °F (°C) 30.7
(−0.7)
35.5
(1.9)
48.9
(9.4)
61.7
(16.5)
72.5
(22.5)
82.4
(28.0)
85.6
(29.8)
83.7
(28.7)
77.5
(25.3)
64.7
(18.2)
48.6
(9.2)
35.3
(1.8)
60.6
(15.9)
Daily mean °F (°C) 20.3
(−6.5)
24.5
(−4.2)
37.4
(3.0)
49.0
(9.4)
61.0
(16.1)
71.3
(21.8)
74.8
(23.8)
72.5
(22.5)
64.4
(18.0)
51.4
(10.8)
37.0
(2.8)
25.3
(−3.7)
49.1
(9.5)
Average low °F (°C) 9.9
(−12.3)
13.5
(−10.3)
25.8
(−3.4)
36.3
(2.4)
49.4
(9.7)
60.1
(15.6)
64.1
(17.8)
61.2
(16.2)
51.3
(10.7)
38.2
(3.4)
25.4
(−3.7)
15.3
(−9.3)
37.5
(3.1)
Record low °F (°C) −35
(−37)
−34
(−37)
−21
(−29)
4
(−16)
21
(−6)
36
(2)
35
(2)
37
(3)
19
(−7)
−2
(−19)
−14
(−26)
−30
(−34)
−35
(−37)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.72
(18)
0.98
(25)
1.82
(46)
3.40
(86)
4.95
(126)
5.21
(132)
4.06
(103)
4.29
(109)
3.54
(90)
2.61
(66)
1.45
(37)
1.40
(36)
34.43
(875)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 7.9
(20)
6.4
(16)
4.1
(10)
0.9
(2.3)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.0
(0.0)
0.6
(1.5)
2.2
(5.6)
6.6
(17)
28.7
(73)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 5.0 5.6 7.2 9.7 12.5 9.9 8.6 8.9 7.6 7.1 5.2 5.6 92.9
Average snowy days (≥ 0.1 in) 3.9 3.3 1.9 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.5 3.6 15.1
Source: NOAA[9][10]

Demographics

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1880644—    
1890827+28.4%
19001,377+66.5%
19101,453+5.5%
19201,637+12.7%
19301,654+1.0%
19401,700+2.8%
19501,550−8.8%
19601,605+3.5%
19701,526−4.9%
19801,540+0.9%
19901,401−9.0%
20001,545+10.3%
20101,534−0.7%
20201,397−8.9%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[11][4]

2010 census

As of the census[12] of 2010, there were 1,534 people, 595 households, and 397 families living in the city. The population density was 1,534.0 inhabitants per square mile (592.3/km2). There were 649 housing units at an average density of 649.0 per square mile (250.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 595 households, of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.07.

The median age in the city was 38.5 years. 26.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 24.9% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.

2000 census

As of the census[13] of 2000, there were 1,545 people, 608 households, and 395 families living in the city. The population density was 1,522.8 people per square mile (590.6/km2). There were 660 housing units at an average density of 650.5 per square mile (252.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.29% White, 0.13% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 608 households, out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.1% 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 3.09.

Age spread: 27.1% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $35,455, and the median income for a family was $44,375. Males had a median income of $30,347 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,709. About 5.6% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.0% of those under age 18 and 11.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Logan–Magnolia Community School District operates local public schools.[14]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Logan, Iowa". City-Data. Retrieved May 14, 2011.
  2. ^ "Harrison County Development Corporation". Harrison County, IA. Archived from the original on September 6, 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-13.
  3. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 16, 2022.
  4. ^ a b "2020 Census State Redistricting Data". census.gov. United states Census Bureau. Retrieved August 12, 2021.
  5. ^ History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth. Western Publishing Company. 1882. pp. 315.
  6. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 95.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  9. ^ "NowData – NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved November 14, 2021.
  10. ^ "Station: Logan, IA". U.S. Climate Normals 2020: U.S. Monthly Climate Normals (1991-2020). National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved November 14, 2021.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  12. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  13. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  14. ^ "LOGAN-MAGNOLIA" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved 2020-08-31.