Lytton, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lytton, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Lytton had a population of 276 as of July 1, 2018. Lytton 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 Lytton is located at latitude 42.4233 and longitude -94.8605 in Sac County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lytton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sac County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,227 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Lytton are located in Sac County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Calhoun County.

The City of Lytton (GNIS ID: 2395795) 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 Lytton is located within Township of Cedar, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sac County.

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Lytton, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 276
Population in Households 256
Population in Familes 195
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 1,392
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $52,225
Average Household Income $61,784
Per Capita Income $27,445


Total Housing Units 134 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $71,591
Average Home Value $131,962


Total Households 118
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.59% -1.19%
Households -1.62% -1.22%
Families -1.48% -1.19%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Lytton, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lytton to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 619 39th
Population Density # 129 87th
Diversity Index # 482 52nd
Median Household Income # 651 36th
Per Capita Income # 625 38th

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