Quasqueton, Iowa

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Quasqueton is a city in Buchanan County, Iowa, United States. The population was 574 at the 2000 census. Just northwest of the town is Cedar Rock, a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, which is maintained by the state as a museum.

Geography

Quasqueton is located at 42°23′41″N 91°45′33″W / 42.39472°N 91.75917°W / 42.39472; -91.75917 (42.394662, -91.759173)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km²), of which, 1.1 square miles (3.0 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (2.54%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 574 people, 227 households, and 167 families residing in the city. The population density was 501.0 people per square mile (192.7/km²). There were 254 housing units at an average density of 221.7/sq mi (85.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.04% White, 1.39% African American, 1.05% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.35% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population.

There were 227 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.4% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 104.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,518, and the median income for a family was $45,417. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,913. About 7.9% of families and 9.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.

References

Aurora | Brandon | Fairbank‡ | Hazleton | Independence | Jesup‡ | Lamont | Quasqueton | Rowley | Stanley‡ | Winthrop

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