Ledyard, Iowa

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Ledyard, Iowa
City
Location of Ledyard, Iowa
Location of Ledyard, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°25′16″N 94°9′38″W / 43.42111°N 94.16056°W / 43.42111; -94.16056Coordinates: 43°25′16″N 94°9′38″W / 43.42111°N 94.16056°W / 43.42111; -94.16056
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Kossuth
Area[1]
 • Total 0.33 sq mi (0.85 km2)
 • Land 0.33 sq mi (0.85 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,155 ft (352 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 130
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 128
 • Density 393.9/sq mi (152.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50556
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-44130
GNIS feature ID 0458268

Ledyard is a city in Kossuth County, Iowa, United States. The population was 130 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Ledyard was platted in 1884.[4]

Geography[edit]

Ledyard is located at 43°25′16″N 94°9′38″W / 43.42111°N 94.16056°W / 43.42111; -94.16056 (43.421009, -94.160446).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 257 —    
1910 222 −13.6%
1920 246 +10.8%
1930 245 −0.4%
1940 317 +29.4%
1950 327 +3.2%
1960 289 −11.6%
1970 240 −17.0%
1980 215 −10.4%
1990 164 −23.7%
2000 147 −10.4%
2010 130 −11.6%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 130 people, 65 households, and 39 families residing in the city. The population density was 393.9 inhabitants per square mile (152.1/km2). There were 82 housing units at an average density of 248.5 per square mile (95.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White and 0.8% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 65 households of which 16.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.0% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.1% 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 2.64.

The median age in the city was 56.2 years. 17.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 1.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.3% were from 25 to 44; 28.5% were from 45 to 64; and 36.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.4% male and 54.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 147 people, 73 households, and 42 families residing in the city. The population density was 448.4 people per square mile (172.0/km²). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 259.3 per square mile (99.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.32% White, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population.

There were 73 households out of which 17.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.1% were non-families. 39.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.01 and the average family size was 2.70.

In the city the population was spread out with 17.0% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 27.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,500, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,512. About 11.1% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 33.3% of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ Reed, Benjamin F. (1913). History of Kossuth County, Iowa, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 693. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.