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Osterdock, Iowa
Location of Osterdock, Iowa
Location of Osterdock, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°43′47″N 91°9′42″W / 42.72972°N 91.16167°W / 42.72972; -91.16167Coordinates: 42°43′47″N 91°9′42″W / 42.72972°N 91.16167°W / 42.72972; -91.16167
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyClayton
Area
 • Total0.40 sq mi (1.02 km2)
 • Land0.40 sq mi (1.02 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
640 ft (195 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total43
 • Density108.86/sq mi (42.02/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Zip Code
52052
Area code(s)563
FIPS code19-60015
GNIS feature ID0459913

Osterdock is a city located in Clayton County, Iowa, United States. As of the 2020 census, the city had a total population of 43, down from 50 in 2000.[2]

History

Osterdock got its start in the year 1877, following construction of the railroad through that territory.[3]

Geography

Osterdock is located at 42°43'47" North, 91°9'42" West (42.729756, -91.161709).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), all land.[5]

Demographics

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
191097—    
1920103+6.2%
193092−10.7%
194078−15.2%
195051−34.6%
196045−11.8%
197059+31.1%
198035−40.7%
199049+40.0%
200050+2.0%
201059+18.0%
202043−27.1%
Source:"U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census[6][2]

2010 census

As of the census[7] of 2010, there were 59 people, 23 households, and 16 families living in the city. The population density was 128.3 inhabitants per square mile (49.5/km2). There were 23 housing units at an average density of 50.0 per square mile (19.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.9% White and 5.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.4% of the population.

There were 23 households, of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.9% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.4% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 50.3 years. 20.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 13.6% were from 25 to 44; 44.1% were from 45 to 64; and 15.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 42.4% male and 57.6% female.

2000 census

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 50 people, 21 households, and 16 families living in the city. The population density was 109.9 people per square mile (42.9/km2). There were 21 housing units at an average density of 46.2 per square mile (18.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 21 households, out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.2% were married couples living together, and 23.8% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 20.0% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 38.0% from 45 to 64, and 8.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 108.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 150.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $40,625 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,566. 26.0% of the population and 27.8% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total population, none of those under the age of 18 and 36.4% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

Education

Public schools are operated by the Clayton Ridge Community School District,[9] which formed in 2005 in the merger of the Guttenberg Community School District and the Garnavillo Community School District.[10]

Notable person

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. ^ Price, Realto E. (1916). History of Clayton County, Iowa: From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present. Robert O. Law Company. pp. 319.
  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. ^ "Clayton Ridge Archived 2018-04-27 at the Wayback Machine." Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on February 23, 2019.
  10. ^ "REORGANIZATION & DISSOLUTION ACTIONS SINCE 1965-66 Archived 2019-02-09 at the Wayback Machine." Iowa Department of Education. Retrieved on February 23, 2019.