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Burt, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Burt had a population of 527 as of July 1, 2016. Burt ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Burt is located at latitude 43.1989 and longitude -94.2211 in Kossuth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Burt (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kossuth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,181 feet.

The City of Burt (GNIS ID: 2393475) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Burt is located within Township of Burt, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kossuth County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Burt population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Burt, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 527
Population in Households 504
Population in Familes 408
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 1,211
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 205
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 133
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $49,148
Average Home Value $92,630


Median Household Income $37,690
Average Household Income $49,416
Per Capita Income $20,740
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.31%
Households -0.08% -0.1%
Families 0.37% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.57%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Burt, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burt to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 449 56th
Population Density1 # 196 81st
Diversity Index2 # 365 64th
Median Household Income # 973 4th
Per Capita Income # 968 4th

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