Sharpsburg, Iowa

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Sharpsburg is a city in Taylor County, Iowa, United States. The population was 98 at the 2000 census.


Sharpsburg is located at 40°48′8″N 94°38′25″W / 40.80222°N 94.64028°W / 40.80222; -94.64028 (40.802120, -94.640352)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), of which, 0.4 square miles (0.9 km²) of it is land and 2.70% is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 98 people, 39 households, and 26 families residing in the city. The population density was 270.2 people per square mile (105.1/km²). There were 48 housing units at an average density of 132.4/sq mi (51.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.90% White, 4.08% Asian, and 1.02% from two or more races.

There were 39 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 81.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,042, and the median income for a family was $28,125. Males had a median income of $20,625 versus $12,083 for females. The per capita income for the city was $8,779. There were 7.4% of families and 14.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 8.6% of under eighteens and 15.4% of those over 64.


Bedford | Blockton | Clearfield‡ | Conway | Gravity | Lenox‡ | New Market | Sharpsburg


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

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