Macedonia, Iowa
Downtown Macedonia, Iowa
Downtown Macedonia, Iowa
Pottawattamie County Iowa Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Macedonia Highlighted.svg
Macedonia is located in Iowa
Macedonia
Macedonia
Location within Iowa
Macedonia is located in the United States
Macedonia
Macedonia
Location within the United States
Coordinates: 41°11′31″N 95°25′30″W / 41.19194°N 95.42500°W / 41.19194; -95.42500Coordinates: 41°11′31″N 95°25′30″W / 41.19194°N 95.42500°W / 41.19194; -95.42500
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyPottawattamie
TownshipMacedonia
Area
 • Total0.24 sq mi (0.61 km2)
 • Land0.24 sq mi (0.61 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,115 ft (340 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total267
 • Density1,131.36/sq mi (436.83/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
51549
Area code(s)712
FIPS code19-47955
GNIS feature ID0458711
WebsiteCity of Macedonia

Macedonia is a city in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States. The population was 267 at the time of the 2020 census.[2]

History

The city was named after the region of Macedonia, in Ancient Greece.[3] It is located along the route of the historical Pioneer Trail.

Geography

Macedonia is located at 41°11′31″N 95°25′30″W / 41.19194°N 95.42500°W / 41.19194; -95.42500 (41.192044, -95.425104).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2), all land.[5]

Demographics

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1900295—    
1910357+21.0%
1920352−1.4%
1930314−10.8%
1940329+4.8%
1950298−9.4%
1960290−2.7%
1970330+13.8%
1980279−15.5%
1990262−6.1%
2000325+24.0%
2010246−24.3%
2020267+8.5%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-28. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6][2]

2010 census

As of the census[7] of 2010, there were 246 people, 111 households, and 71 families living in the city. The population density was 745.5 inhabitants per square mile (287.8/km2). There were 137 housing units at an average density of 415.2 per square mile (160.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 0.8% Asian, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 111 households, of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.0% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.68.

The median age in the city was 44 years. 22.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22% were from 25 to 44; 32.9% were from 45 to 64; and 15.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 325 people, 130 households, and 86 families living in the city. The population density was 951.9 people per square mile (369.1/km2). There were 137 housing units at an average density of 401.3 per square mile (155.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.08% White, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.62% of the population.

There were 130 households, out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.10.

27.7% are under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,813, and the median income for a family was $39,792. Males had a median income of $31,528 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,189. About 14.7% of families and 14.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.2% of those under age 18 and 16.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Macedonia is within the Riverside Community School District.[9] The district formed on July 1, 1993, with the merger of the Carson-Macedonia and Oakland districts.[10]

References

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 16, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "2020 Census State Redistricting Data". census.gov. United states Census Bureau. Retrieved 12 August 2021.
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 195.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  9. ^ "Riverside" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved 2020-03-27.
  10. ^ "REORGANIZATION & DISSOLUTION ACTIONS SINCE 1965-66" (PDF). Iowa Department of Education. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-02-09. Retrieved 2020-03-22.