Bartlett, Iowa

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Bartlett, Iowa
Bartlett is located in Iowa
Location in the state of Iowa
Coordinates: 40°53′6″N 95°47′42″W / 40.88500°N 95.79500°W / 40.88500; -95.79500Coordinates: 40°53′6″N 95°47′42″W / 40.88500°N 95.79500°W / 40.88500; -95.79500
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyFremont County
 • Total0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)
 • Land0.40 sq mi (1.04 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
946 ft (288 m)
 • Total5
 • Density12.50/sq mi (4.82/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
FIPS code19-04735
GNIS feature ID0454373

Bartlett is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Fremont County, Iowa, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 50.[2] It is located at the intersection of County Road L31 and Western Avenue, near Interstate 29 and the Missouri River and is 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Thurman, at 40.887295N −95.7950145W.[3]


Bartlett was named after Annie Bartlett Phelps, wife of a railroad engineer.[4] Bartlett was founded as a railroad town; rail service was established between Bartlett and Council Bluffs in January 1867.[5]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.40 square miles (1.04 km2), all land.[2]


Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2010, there were 50 people, 23 households, and 15 families residing in the town. The population density was 125 inhabitants per square mile (48/km2). There were 25 housing units at an average density of 62.5 per square mile (24.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 92.0% White, 2.0% African American, 4.0% Native American, and 2.0% from two or more races.

There were 23 households, out of which 13.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.8% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.53.

In the city the population was spread out, with 16% under the age of 18, 14% from 18 to 24, 16% from 25 to 44, 32% from 45 to 64, and 22% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. The gender makeup of the city was 58.0% male and 42.0% female.


  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 16, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Bartlett CDP, Iowa". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved May 19, 2016.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  4. ^ Savage, Tom (2007). A Dictionary of Iowa Place-Names, p. 33. University of Iowa Press. ISBN 1-58729-531-8.
  5. ^ Anon. (1881). History of Mills County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, its Cities, Towns, Etc. State Historical Company. p. 436.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 11, 2012.