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Ledyard, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Ledyard, Iowa
Coordinates: 43°25′16″N 94°9′38″W / 43.42111°N 94.16056°W / 43.42111; -94.16056
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Kossuth
 - Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 - Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,155 ft (352 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 147
 - Density 448.4/sq mi (173.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 50556
Area code(s) 515
FIPS code 19-44130
GNIS feature ID 0458268

Ledyard is a city in Kossuth County, Iowa, United States. The population was 147 at the 2000 census.



Ledyard is located at 43°25′16″N 94°9′38″W / 43.42111°N 94.16056°W / 43.42111; -94.16056 (43.421009, -94.160446)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 147 people, 73 households, and 42 families residing in the city. The population density was 448.4 people per square mile (172.0/km²). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 259.3/sq mi (99.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.32% White, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.68% of the population.

There were 73 households out of which 17.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.1% were non-families. 39.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.01 and the average family size was 2.70.

In the city the population was spread out with 17.0% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 27.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,500, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,512. About 11.1% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 33.3% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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