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Persia is a city in Harrison County, Iowa, United States. The population was 363 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Persia is located at 41°34′44″N 95°34′14″W / 41.57889°N 95.57056°W / 41.57889; -95.57056 (41.578993, -95.570417)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 363 people, 141 households, and 104 families residing in the city. The population density was 794.9 people per square mile (304.7/km²). There were 145 housing units at an average density of 317.5/sq mi (121.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.45% White, 0.28% African American, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.55% of the population.

There were 141 households out of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.0% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% 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 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,563, and the median income for a family was $40,000. Males had a median income of $26,000 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,859. About 8.3% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under age 18 and 13.1% of those age 65 or over.

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