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Farmersburg, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Farmersburg, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°57′31″N 91°22′3″W / 42.95861°N 91.3675°W / 42.95861; -91.3675
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Clayton
 - Total 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 - Land 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 919 ft (280 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 300
 - Density 745.9/sq mi (288.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52047
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-26850
GNIS feature ID 0456536

Farmersburg is a city in Clayton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 300 at the 2000 census.



Farmersburg is located at 42°57′31″N 91°22′3″W / 42.95861°N 91.3675°W / 42.95861; -91.3675 (42.958516, -91.367555)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 300 people, 123 households, and 83 families residing in the city. The population density was 745.9 people per square mile (289.6/km²). There were 130 housing units at an average density of 323.2/sq mi (125.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.33% White, and 1.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.67% of the population.

There were 123 households out of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,000, and the median income for a family was $40,694. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $20,278 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,796. About 2.6% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 10.9% of those sixty five or over.

Notable natives and residents

  • John L. Bascom, attorney and Iowa State Representative


  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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