Ledyard, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ledyard, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Ledyard had a population of 137 as of July 1, 2016. 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.

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

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, 2016.

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


Total Population 137
Population in Households 137
Population in Familes 107
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 414
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 70
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $44,531
Average Home Value $89,035


Median Household Income $51,503
Average Household Income $57,143
Per Capita Income $27,098
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.58%
Households 1.19% 0.57%
Families 1.57% 0.46%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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, 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 # 807 20th
Population Density1 # 701 31st
Diversity Index2 # 167 83rd
Median Household Income # 554 45th
Per Capita Income # 481 52nd

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