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Yorktown, Iowa
—  City  —
Location of Yorktown, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°44′2″N 95°9′17″W / 40.73389°N 95.15472°W / 40.73389; -95.15472Coordinates: 40°44′2″N 95°9′17″W / 40.73389°N 95.15472°W / 40.73389; -95.15472
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Page
 - Total 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 - Land 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,089 ft (332 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 82
 - Density 297.2/sq mi (114.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51656
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-87420
GNIS feature ID 0463248

Yorktown is a city in Page County, Iowa, United States. The population was 82 at the 2000 census.


Yorktown is located at 40°44′02″N 95°09′17″W / 40.733779°N 95.154798°W / 40.733779; -95.154798 (40.733779, -95.154798).[1] It lies 1½ hours' driving time from Omaha, 2½ hours from Des Moines, and 3 hours from Kansas City. The city sits in the rolling hills of southwestern Iowa, about 10 miles (16 km) from the Missouri border.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 82 people, 36 households, and 25 families residing in the city. The population density was 297.2 people per square mile (113.1/km2). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 148.6/sq mi (56.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 36 households out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.65.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.7% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,417, and the median income for a family was $38,125. Males had a median income of $29,583 versus $27,188 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,248. There were 17.6% of families and 23.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 36.4% of under eighteens and 22.7% of those over 64.


  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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