Frederika, Iowa

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Frederika is a city in Bremer County, Iowa, United States. The population was 199 at the 2000 census. It is named for Frederika Bremer, the Swedish poet, for whom the surrounding county was also named.[1]

Frederika is part of the WaterlooCedar Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Frederika is located at 42°52′57″N 92°18′22″W / 42.8825°N 92.30611°W / 42.8825; -92.30611 (42.882383, -92.306068)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 199 people, 96 households, and 60 families residing in the city. The population density was 993.6 people per square mile (384.2/km²). There were 122 housing units at an average density of 609.1/sq mi (235.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.00% of the population.

There were 96 households out of which 19.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 2.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 36.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.70.

In the city the population was spread out with 16.1% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 20.1% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 29.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $25,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,224. About 10.3% of families and 12.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 6.1% of those sixty five or over.


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