Prairieburg, Iowa

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Prairieburg is a city in Linn County, Iowa, United States. The population was 175 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Prairieburg is located at 42°14′16″N 91°25′28″W / 42.23778°N 91.42444°W / 42.23778; -91.42444 (42.237829, -91.424416)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.2 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 175 people, 69 households, and 54 families residing in the city. The population density was 384.8 people per square mile (150.2/km²). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 158.3/sq mi (61.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 69 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.8% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% were non-families. 18.8% 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 2.54 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 38.3% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,750, and the median income for a family was $39,063. Males had a median income of $40,750 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,197. About 10.6% of families and 12.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.4% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.


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