Shannon City, Iowa

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Shannon City is a city in Union and Ringgold counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 70 at the 2000 census.


Shannon City is located at 40°53′59″N 94°15′50″W / 40.89972°N 94.26389°W / 40.89972; -94.26389 (40.899657, -94.263932)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²).None of the area is covered with water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 70 people, 34 households, and 19 families residing in the city. The population density was 470.6 people per square mile (180.2/km²). There were 40 housing units at an average density of 268.9/sq mi (103.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.14% White, 1.43% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races.

There were 34 households out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.2% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.1% were non-families. 38.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.63.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 34.3% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 112.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 120.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $19,583, and the median income for a family was $23,750. Males had a median income of $19,063 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,554. There were 20.0% of families and 17.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 12.0% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.


Afton | Arispe | Creston | Cromwell | Kent | Lorimor | Shannon City‡ | Thayer


‡This populated place also has portions in an adjacent county or counties

Beaconsfield | Benton | Clearfield‡ | Delphos | Diagonal | Kellerton | Maloy | Mount Ayr | Redding | Shannon City‡ | Tingley

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