Galt, Iowa

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Galt, Iowa
City
Location of Galt, Iowa
Location of Galt, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°41′35″N 93°36′18″W / 42.69306°N 93.60500°W / 42.69306; -93.60500Coordinates: 42°41′35″N 93°36′18″W / 42.69306°N 93.60500°W / 42.69306; -93.60500
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Wright
Area[1]
 • Total 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Land 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,204 ft (367 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 32
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 32
 • Density 59.3/sq mi (22.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50101
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-29550
GNIS feature ID 0456813

Galt is a city in Wright County, Iowa, United States. The population was 32 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.54 square miles (1.40 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop.   ±%  
1920 134 —    
1930 167 +24.6%
1940 156 −6.6%
1950 117 −25.0%
1960 75 −35.9%
1970 50 −33.3%
1980 60 +20.0%
1990 43 −28.3%
2000 30 −30.2%
2010 32 +6.7%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 32 people, 15 households, and 10 families residing in the city. The population density was 59.3 inhabitants per square mile (22.9 /km2). There were 17 housing units at an average density of 31.5 per square mile (12.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 21.9% of the population.

There were 15 households of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.50.

The median age in the city was 50.5 years. 21.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22% were from 25 to 44; 31.3% were from 45 to 64; and 21.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 56.3% male and 43.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 30 people, 15 households, and 12 families residing in the city. The population density was 55.8 people per square mile (21.5/km²). There were 17 housing units at an average density of 31.6 per square mile (12.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 15 households out of which 13.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.0% were married couples living together, and 20.0% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.25.

Age spread: 6.7% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 25 to 44, 53.3% from 45 to 64, and 30.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 54 years. For every 100 females there were 76.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,625, and the median income for a family was $31,875. Males had a median income of $20,833 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,668. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

Education[edit]

Galt is in the Clarion-Goldfield Community School District. For more information on this school see education information on the Clarion, Iowa page or log onto the following website: Clarion-Goldfield Schools

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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