Soldier, Iowa

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Soldier is a city in Monona County, Iowa, United States, along the Soldier River. The population was 207 at the 2000 census.


Soldier is located at 41°59′5″N 95°46′48″W / 41.98472°N 95.78°W / 41.98472; -95.78 (41.984598, -95.779916)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 207 people, 103 households, and 59 families residing in the city. The population density was 696.6 people per square mile (266.4/km²). There were 113 housing units at an average density of 380.3/sq mi (145.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.55% White, 0.97% Native American, and 0.48% from two or more races.

There were 103 households out of which 16.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.7% were non-families. 37.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.01 and the average family size was 2.49.

In the city the population was spread out with 17.9% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 20.8% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 30.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 83.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,344, and the median income for a family was $37,841. Males had a median income of $24,479 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,877. About 7.0% of families and 16.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 23.6% of those sixty five or over.


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