Doon, river, c.30 mi (48 km) long, South Ayrshire and East Ayrshire, SW Scotland, flowing NW through Loch Doon (6 mi/9.7 km long) to the Firth of Clyde S of Ayr. Robert Burns celebrated its beauty in his poetry.
Doon is a city in Lyon County, Iowa, United States, along the Rock River. The population was 533 at the 2000 census. The BNSF, or Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad, passes through Doon.


Doon is located at (43.278727, -96.231922).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 533 people, 202 households, and 151 families residing in the city. The population density was 924.1 people per square mile (354.8/km²). There were 217 housing units at an average density of 376.2/sq mi (144.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.81% White and 0.19% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.38% of the population.

There were 202 households out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.8% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.8% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% 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 3.13.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 116.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,281, and the median income for a family was $39,773. Males had a median income of $26,607 versus $19,286 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,698. About 6.4% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 12.1% of those age 65 or over.


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