Lytton, Iowa

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Lytton, Iowa
City
Lytton iowa.jpg
Motto: The biggest little town for business in the state.
Location of Lytton, Iowa
Location of Lytton, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°25′28″N 94°51′33″W / 42.42444°N 94.85917°W / 42.42444; -94.85917Coordinates: 42°25′28″N 94°51′33″W / 42.42444°N 94.85917°W / 42.42444; -94.85917
Country  United States
State  Iowa
Counties Sac, & partially in Calhoun
Area[1]
 • Total 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Land 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,227 ft (374 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 315
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 310
 • Density 1,575.0/sq mi (608.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50561
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-47730
GNIS feature ID 0458704

Lytton is a city in Sac County and has grown into Calhoun County in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 315 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Lytton is located at 42°25′28″N 94°51′33″W / 42.42444°N 94.85917°W / 42.42444; -94.85917 (42.424360, -94.859129).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.20 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.[1]

History[edit]

Lytton was named for the English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton.[5] The post office was established January 10, 1900.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1920 278 —    
1930 373 +34.2%
1940 335 −10.2%
1950 373 +11.3%
1960 376 +0.8%
1970 378 +0.5%
1980 377 −0.3%
1990 320 −15.1%
2000 305 −4.7%
2010 315 +3.3%
Source:"American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.  and Iowa Data Center

2010 census[edit]

As of the 2010 United States Census[2][not in citation given], there were 315 people, 135 households, and 78 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,575.0 inhabitants per square mile (608.1/km2). There were 147 housing units at an average density of 735.0 per square mile (283.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.0% White, 0.3% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 135 households of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.2% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.2% were non-families. 34.1% 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 2.33 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 39.4 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 27% were from 45 to 64; and 15.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ Dilts, Harold E. (1993) From Ackley to Zwingle: The Origin of Iowa Place Names, p. 121. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press, ISBN 0-8138-0837-5
  6. ^ Patera, Alan H. and Gallagher, John S. Iowa Post offices, 1833-1986, p. 154. Lake Oswego, Oregon: The Depot

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