|— City —|
Location of Breda, Iowa
|- Total||0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)|
|- Land||0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)|
|- Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,375 ft (419 m)|
|- Density||998.4/sq mi (385.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|- Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0454812|
Breda is located at .(42.182147, -94.977999)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 477 people, 210 households, and 129 families residing in the city. The population density was 998.4 people per square mile (383.7/km²). There were 222 housing units at an average density of 464.7/sq mi (178.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.16% White, 0.42% African American, 0.21% Native American and 0.21% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.
There were 210 households out of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% were non-families. 35.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the city the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 27.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 104.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $29,783, and the median income for a family was $41,458. Males had a median income of $26,111 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,461. About 3.6% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over.