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Barnes City, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Barnes City, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°30′30″N 92°28′8″W / 41.50833°N 92.46889°W / 41.50833; -92.46889
Country  United States
State  Iowa
Counties Mahaska, Poweshiek
 - Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 - Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 902 ft (275 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 201
 - Density 336.1/sq mi (129.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50027
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-04555
GNIS feature ID 0454362

Barnes City is a city in Mahaska and Poweshiek Counties in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 201 at the 2000 census.



Barnes City is located at 41°30′30″N 92°28′8″W / 41.50833°N 92.46889°W / 41.50833; -92.46889 (41.508248, -92.468980)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²).None of the area is covered with water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 201 people, 92 households, and 50 families residing in the city. The population density was 336.1 people per square mile (129.3/km²). There were 102 housing units at an average density of 170.6/sq mi (65.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.50% White and 0.50% African American.

There were 92 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.6% were non-families. 37.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 116.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,583, and the median income for a family was $32,321. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,135. About 14.0% of families and 20.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 5.9% of those sixty five or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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