Woodbine, Iowa

Last updated
Woodbine, Iowa
Woodbine Savings Bank.jpg
Nickname(s): 
Twinerville
Motto(s): 
Nothing Finer Than A Woodbine Twiner.
Harrison County Iowa Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Woodbine Highlighted.svg
Location of Woodbine, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°44′15″N95°42′20″W / 41.73750°N 95.70556°W / 41.73750; -95.70556 Coordinates: 41°44′15″N95°42′20″W / 41.73750°N 95.70556°W / 41.73750; -95.70556
Country Flag of the United States.svg  United States
State Flag of Iowa.svg  Iowa
County Harrison
Area
[1]
  Total1.33 sq mi (3.44 km2)
  Land1.28 sq mi (3.32 km2)
  Water0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
Elevation
1,089 ft (332 m)
Population
 (2010) [2]
  Total1,459
  Estimate 
(2018) [3]
1,407
  Density1,140/sq mi (440.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
51579
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-86835
GNIS feature ID0463180

Woodbine is a city in Harrison County, Iowa, United States, along the Boyer River. The population was 1,459 at the 2010 census.

Contents

History

Woodbine was platted 1866 at the time the Chicago and North Western Railway was built through that territory. [4] It was incorporated as a town in 1877. [4] The town was named for the dense growth of the woodbine plant near the original town site. [5]

Geography

Woodbine is located at 41°44′15″N95°42′20″W / 41.73750°N 95.70556°W / 41.73750; -95.70556 (41.737553, -95.705688). [6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.33 square miles (3.44 km2), of which, 1.28 square miles (3.32 km2) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) is water. [1]

Demographics

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1880 330    
1890 815+147.0%
1900 1,255+54.0%
1910 1,538+22.5%
1920 1,463−4.9%
1930 1,348−7.9%
1940 1,467+8.8%
1950 1,304−11.1%
1960 1,304+0.0%
1970 1,349+3.5%
1980 1,463+8.5%
1990 1,500+2.5%
2000 1,564+4.3%
2010 1,459−6.7%
20161,412−3.2%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census [7]

2010 census

As of the census [2] of 2010, there were 1,459 people, 611 households, and 389 families living in the city. The population density was 1,139.8 inhabitants per square mile (440.1/km2). There were 679 housing units at an average density of 530.5 per square mile (204.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 611 households of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.3% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 44.9 years. 23.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.3% were from 25 to 44; 25.7% were from 45 to 64; and 24.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census [8] of 2000, there were 1,564 people, 647 households, and 416 families living in the city. The population density was 1,381.1 people per square mile (534.4/km²). There were 696 housing units at an average density of 614.6 per square mile (237.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.34% White, 0.06% African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.70% of the population.

There were 647 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.2% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 32.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.93.

23.5% are under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 27.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,083, and the median income for a family was $40,972. Males had a median income of $30,139 versus $22,589 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,117. About 7.6% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Woodbine Community School District operates public schools.

Culture

The Harrison County Genealogical Society is headquartered in a one-room schoolhouse, Merry Brook School Museum, built in the 1870s. [9]

Woodbine is known for its annual Applefest, held the last Saturday of September since 1988. [10]

Related Research Articles

Lake Nacimiento, California census-designated place in California, United States

Lake Nacimiento is a census-designated place (CDP) in northern San Luis Obispo County, California, United States.

Kendall West, Florida Census-designated place in Florida, United States

Kendall West(Kendall Lakes West or mistakenly known was West Kendall) is a census-designated place and an unincorporated community in Miami-Dade County, Florida, west of the Florida Turnpike. The population was 38,034 at the 2000 census.

Woodbine, Georgia City in Georgia, United States

Woodbine is a city in, and the county seat of, Camden County, Georgia, United States, an original county established when the state constitution was adopted in 1777. The population was 1,412 at the 2010 census.

Panthersville, Georgia CDP in Georgia, United States

Panthersville is a census-designated place (CDP) in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The population was 9,749 at the 2010 census.

Curlew, Iowa City in Iowa, United States

Curlew is a city in Palo Alto County, Iowa, United States. The population is 64 as of 2019.

Woodbine, Kansas City in Kansas, United States

Woodbine is a city in Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 170.

Flemingsburg, Kentucky City in Kentucky, United States

Flemingsburg is a home rule-class city in Fleming County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 2,658 at the 2010 census, down from 3,010 at the 2000 census. It is the seat of Fleming County.

Sheridan Township, Huron County, Michigan Civil township in Michigan, United States

Sheridan Township is a civil township of Huron County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 736 at the 2000 census.

Gonvick, Minnesota City in Minnesota, United States

Gonvick is a city in Clearwater County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 282 at the 2010 census. Its peak population was 375 in 1950.

Nashwauk, Minnesota City in Minnesota, United States

Nashwauk is a city in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 983 at the 2010 census.

Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota City in Minnesota, United States

Hoyt Lakes is a city in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2,017 at the 2010 census.

St. Bonifacius, Minnesota City in Minnesota, United States

St. Bonifacius is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota. It is centered on Minnesota State Highway 7 and County Road 92, and located 25 miles west of Minneapolis. It is part of the Waconia School District. The population was 2,283 at the 2010 census. It is one square mile and completely surrounded by the city of Minnetrista.

Martinsburg, New York Town in New York, United States

Martinsburg is a town in Lewis County, New York, United States. The population was 1,433 at the 2010 census. The town is named after founding father, General Walter Martin.

Wolford, North Dakota City in North Dakota, United States

Wolford is a city in Pierce County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 36 at the 2010 census. Wolford was founded in 1905.

Grand River, Ohio Village in Ohio, United States

Grand River is a village in Lake County, Ohio, United States, along the Grand River. The population was 399 at the 2010 census.

Oakland Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania Township in Pennsylvania, United States

Oakland Township is a township in Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,987 at the 2010 census.

Meggett, South Carolina Town in South Carolina, United States

Meggett is a town in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 1,226 at the 2010 census. Meggett is part of the Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville metropolitan area.

Tonasket, Washington City in Washington, United States

Tonasket is a city in Okanogan County, Washington, United States. The population was 1,032 at the 2010 census.

Stonewood, West Virginia City in West Virginia, United States

Stonewood is a city in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 1,806 at the 2010 census.

Loyal, Wisconsin City in Wisconsin, United States

Loyal is a city in Clark County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 1,261 at the 2010 census. The city is located within the Town of Loyal, though it is politically independent.

References

  1. 1 2 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  2. 1 2 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates" . Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. 1 2 History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth. Western Publishing Company. 1882. p. 296.
  5. Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 140.
  6. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  9. Clayworth, Jason; Litchfield, Charles (2015-03-21). "Make or break: Vacant schools test Iowa". Des Moines Register . Retrieved 2018-09-15.
  10. http://woodbineia.com/applefest/