Delmar, Iowa

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Delmar is a city in Clinton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 514 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Delmar is located at 42°0′6″N 90°36′28″W / 42.00167°N 90.60778°W / 42.00167; -90.60778 (42.001744, -90.607683)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 514 people, 195 households, and 141 families residing in the city. The population density was 671.9 people per square mile (261.1/km²). There were 210 housing units at an average density of 274.5/sq mi (106.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.42% White, 0.19% Native American, 0.19% Asian, and 0.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.

There were 195 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.2% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,375, and the median income for a family was $37,750. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,469. About 7.5% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 18.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Delmar and Elwood Schools consolidated in 1962 to form the Delwood Community Schools. Delwood began whole-grade sharing with nearby Maquoketa in the 1980s, Students in grades 7-12 attend Maquoketa, while grades Pre-K through 6 remain at the Delwood School in Delmar.

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