There were 141 households out of which 21.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.1% were non-families. 38.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.88.
In the city the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 22.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 102.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $32,500, and the median income for a family was $39,250. Males had a median income of $27,361 versus $18,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,426. About 2.2% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 22.6% of those sixty five or over.
Prior to Phillip and Lenora Albert opening their salon in the 1890s, area residents could only get a hair cut from a barber.
Jan 10, 2007; Byline: Kim Kincaid Jan. 10--LIMA -- If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, many area pioneers could thank the Alberts Beauty...