Oakville, Iowa

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Oakville is a city in Louisa County, Iowa, United States. The population was 439 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area.



Oakville is located at 41°5′52″N 91°2′37″W / 41.09778°N 91.04361°W / 41.09778; -91.04361 (41.097853, -91.043625)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 439 people, 179 households, and 119 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,044.8 people per square mile (403.6/km²). There were 193 housing units at an average density of 459.3/sq mi (177.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.32% White, 0.46% Asian, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population.

There were 179 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.5% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,018, and the median income for a family was $32,250. Males had a median income of $31,346 versus $21,389 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,276. About 3.0% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.8% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

June 2008 Flooding

Due to the catastrophic statewide major flooding of June 2008, the recovery of the city is under question.[3]

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