Salix, Iowa

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Salix is a city in Woodbury County, Iowa, United States. It is part of the Sioux City, IA–NESD Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 370 at the 2000 census.


Salix is located at 42°18′28″N 96°17′14″W / 42.30778°N 96.28722°W / 42.30778; -96.28722 (42.307898, -96.287111)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²), of which, 0.7 square miles (1.7 km²) of it is land and 1.47% is water. Salix is located on the floodplain of the Missouri River, near Interstate 29. Brown's Lake/Bigelow County Park and Snyder Bend County Park are nearby.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 370 people, 154 households, and 97 families residing in the city. The population density was 554.4 people per square mile (213.2/km²). There were 160 housing units at an average density of 239.7/sq mi (92.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 154 households out of which 31.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.4% were non-families. 34.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 3.2% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 17.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,396, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $30,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,242. About 5.2% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.1% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over.


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