St. Donatus is a city in
County, Iowa, United States.
Downtown Saint Donatus, Iowa.
The population was 140 at the 2000 census.
Donatus is known for its status as a Luxembourger village, with historic architecture and views along
U.S. Highway 52
. It is the home of a historic
Catholic church, which is dedicated to Saint Donatus of
Muenstereifel, the town's namesake.
It was formerly
named Tetes de Morts
, which is the name of a creek
that flows through the village.
St. Donatus is located at (42.360590, -90.538790) .
According to the United
States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of
0.4 square miles
), all of it land.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 140
people, 53 households, and 41 families residing in the city. The
people per square mile (150.2/km²). There were 53 housing units at
an average density of 145.2/sq mi (56.8/km²). The racial
makeup of the city was 100.00% White
There were 53 households out of which 30.2% had children under the
age of 18 living with them, 69.8% were married
living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no
husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 18.9% of all
households were made up of individuals and 7.5% 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 3.05.
In the city the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age
of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to
64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was
39 years. For every 100 females there were 109.0 males. For every
100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $39,750, and the
median income for a family was $42,000. Males had a median income
of $32,083 versus $16,477 for females. The per capita income
for the city was
$15,369. There were none of the families and 0.7% of the population
living below the poverty line
including no under eighteens and 5.3% of those over 64.