Calamus, Iowa

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Calamus is a city in Clinton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 394 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Calamus is located at 41°49′36″N 90°45′35″W / 41.82667°N 90.75972°W / 41.82667; -90.75972 (41.826669, -90.759793)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 394 people, 168 households, and 122 families residing in the city. The population density was 808.5 people per square mile (310.5/km²). There were 173 housing units at an average density of 355.0/sq mi (136.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.24% White, 0.25% Native American, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.76% of the population.

There were 168 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.1% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,214, and the median income for a family was $45,234. Males had a median income of $31,406 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,306. About 8.4% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.3% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those age 65 or over.

References

Andover | Calamus | Camanche | Charlotte | Clinton | DeWitt | Delmar | Goose Lake | Grand Mound | Lost Nation | Low Moor | Maquoketa‡ | Toronto | Welton | Wheatland

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