Waucoma, Iowa

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Waucoma is a city in Fayette County, Iowa, United States. The population was 299 at the 2000 census.


Waucoma is located at 43°3′25″N 92°1′57″W / 43.05694°N 92.0325°W / 43.05694; -92.0325 (43.056929, -92.032580)[1] on the Turkey River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 299 people, 138 households, and 76 families residing in the city. The population density was 693.8 people per square mile (268.5/km²). There were 151 housing units at an average density of 350.4/sq mi (135.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.33% White, 0.67% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.67% of the population.

There were 138 households out of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.9% were non-families. 39.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,500, and the median income for a family was $33,250. Males had a median income of $22,125 versus $20,417 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,323. About 5.5% of families and 15.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 28.6% of those sixty five or over.


Arlington | Clermont | Elgin | Fayette | Fairbank‡ | Hawkeye | Maynard | Oelwein | Randalia | St. Lucas | Stanley‡ | Sumner‡ | Wadena | Waucoma | West Union | Westgate

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