Modale, Iowa
Downtown Modale, Iowa
Downtown Modale, Iowa
Location of Modale, Iowa
Location of Modale, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°37′12″N 96°0′40″W / 41.62000°N 96.01111°W / 41.62000; -96.01111Coordinates: 41°37′12″N 96°0′40″W / 41.62000°N 96.01111°W / 41.62000; -96.01111
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyHarrison
Area
 • Total1.04 sq mi (2.70 km2)
 • Land1.04 sq mi (2.70 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,010 ft (308 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total273
 • Density262.25/sq mi (101.22/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
51556
Area code(s)712
FIPS code19-52995
GNIS feature ID0459158

Modale is a city in Harrison County, Iowa, United States. The population was 273 at the time of the 2020 census.[2]

History

Modale was originally called Martinsdale, and under the latter name was laid out in 1872 by Benjamin Martin, and named for him.[3] The present name of Modale, so named from the city's setting in a dale near the Missouri River, was adopted when a railroad depot was first built.[3][4]

Geography

Modale is located at 41°37′12″N 96°0′40″W / 41.62000°N 96.01111°W / 41.62000; -96.01111 (41.620083, -96.011221).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.05 square miles (2.72 km2), all of it land.[6]

Demographics

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1890288—    
1900383+33.0%
1910387+1.0%
1920381−1.6%
1930359−5.8%
1940385+7.2%
1950283−26.5%
1960276−2.5%
1970297+7.6%
1980373+25.6%
1990289−22.5%
2000303+4.8%
2010283−6.6%
2020273−3.5%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[7][2]

2010 census

As of the census[8] of 2010, there were 283 people, 116 households, and 74 families living in the city. The population density was 269.5 inhabitants per square mile (104.1/km2). There were 146 housing units at an average density of 139.0 per square mile (53.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 0.7% Native American, 0.7% Asian, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 116 households, of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.2% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 25.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 29.3% were from 45 to 64; and 15.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 303 people, 139 households, and 89 families living in the city. The population density was 280.0 people per square mile (108.3/km2). There were 155 housing units at an average density of 143.3 per square mile (55.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.05% White, 1.32% Native American, and 3.63% from two or more races.

There were 139 households, out of which 25.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.3% 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 2.74.

Age/Gender Breakdown: 22.1% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 110.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,688, and the median income for a family was $39,432. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,111. About 6.7% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 12.5% of those 65 or over.

Education

It is within the West Harrison Community School District.[10]

Notable people

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. ^ a b History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth. Western Publishing Company. 1882. pp. 298.
  4. ^ 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. 103.
  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 2011-02-20. 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 2012-05-11.
  9. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  10. ^ "West Harrison." Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on July 16, 2018.