Ledyard, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ledyard, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Ledyard had a population of 130 as of July 1, 2015. Ledyard ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ledyard is located at latitude 43.4206 and longitude -94.1586 in Kossuth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ledyard (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kossuth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,158 feet.

The City of Ledyard (GNIS ID: 2395668) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ledyard population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Ledyard, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 130
Population in Households 130
Population in Familes 102
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 393
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 66
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 41
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 82 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $38,571
Average Home Value $59,722


Median Household Income $45,372
Average Household Income $53,624
Per Capita Income $24,911
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.29% 0.3%
Families 0.96% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   3.01%
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.

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Ledyard, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ledyard to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 817 19th
Population Density1 # 715 29th
Diversity Index2 # 159 84th
Median Household Income # 752 26th
Per Capita Income # 625 38th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.