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Ledyard, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Ledyard is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Kossuth County at latitude 43.4206 and longitude -94.1586. Kossuth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,158 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Ledyard, but most people and references simply refer to it as Ledyard, Iowa.

The P1 Census Class Code for Ledyard indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Ledyard, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 127
Population in Households 127
Population in Familes 99
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 384
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 82 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $38,235
Average Home Value $58,173


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $52,736
Per Capita Income $25,078
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.55% -0.48%
Households -0.36% -0.31%
Families 0.6% -1.02%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.91%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 824 19th
Population Density1 # 717 29th
Diversity Index2 # 141 86th
Median Household Income # 646 35th
Per Capita Income # 565 44th

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