Bartlett, Iowa

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Bartlett, Iowa
Census-designated place
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
County Fremont County
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.04 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.04 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 946 ft (288 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 50
 • Density 125/sq mi (48.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51654
FIPS code 19-04735
GNIS feature ID 0454373

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.[1] It is located at the intersection of County Road L31 and Western Avenue, near Interstate 29 and the Missouri River. It is 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Thurman, at 40.887295N −95.7950145W.[2]


Bartlett was named after Annie Bartlett Phelps, wife of a railroad engineer.[3] Bartlett was founded as a railroad town; rail service was established between Bartlett and Council Bluffs in January 1867.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.40 square miles (1.04 km2), all of it land.[1]


As of the census[5] of 2010, there were 50 people, 23 households, and 15 families residing in the town. The population density was 125 people per square mile (48.3/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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Bartlett CDP, Iowa". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 19, 2016. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ Savage, Tom (2007). A Dictionary of Iowa Place-Names, p. 33. University of Iowa Press. ISBN 1-58729-531-8.
  4. ^ Anon. (1881). History of Mills County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, its Cities, Towns, Etc. State Historical Company. p. 436.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 11, 2012.