Popejoy, Iowa

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Popejoy is a city in Franklin County, Iowa, United States. The population was 78 at the 2000 census.


Popejoy is located at 42°35′39″N 93°25′37″W / 42.59417°N 93.42694°W / 42.59417; -93.42694 (42.594083, -93.427023)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 78 people, 33 households, and 22 families residing in the city. The population density was 106.7 people per square mile (41.3/km²). There were 37 housing units at an average density of 50.6/sq mi (19.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.15% White, and 3.85% from two or more races.

There were 33 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 12.8% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 110.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,464, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Males had a median income of $28,333 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,666. There were no families and 6.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 10.0% of those over 64.


Ackley‡ | Alexander | Coulter | Dows‡ | Geneva | Hampton | Hansell | Latimer | Popejoy | Sheffield

Bradford | Chapin

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

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