Lytton, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 294 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 
Males: 142  (48.5%)
Females: 152  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

45.7 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50561.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,287 (it was $29,844 in 2000)
Lytton:

$44,287
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,983 (it was $14,650 in 2000)

Lytton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $41,225 (it was $22,700 in 2000)
Lytton:

$41,225
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $43,846; detached houses: $44,052

Median gross rent in 2017: $486.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lytton: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.8%
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According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Lytton, Iowa as of November 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lytton is 292 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (47.9%), American (11.3%), English (11.3%), Danish (4.2%), Irish (2.8%), Scandinavian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/21/1911

Elevation: 1223 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 1,534 people per square mile   (low).

Lytton, Iowa map

1 resident is foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $501 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $563 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (68.6 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (100.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (370.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sac City, IA (2.6 miles ),
Yetter, IA (2.7 miles),
Jolley, IA (2.9 miles),
Fonda, IA (3.3 miles ),
Rockwell City, IA (3.4 miles ),
Auburn, IA (3.5 miles ),
Twin Lakes, IA (3.5 miles ),
Pomeroy, IA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.42 N, Longitude: 94.86 W

Area code: 712

Distribution of median household income in Lytton, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lytton, IA in 2017
Lytton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Iowa:

2.8%
Most common industries in Lytton, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (14.1%)
  • Truck transportation (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (16.3%)
  • Truck transportation (12.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.9%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.9%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.4%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Social assistance (9.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Lytton, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Top executives (5.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Child care workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (20.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.1%)
  • Top executives (8.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.6%)
  • Carpenters (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (9.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Legal support workers (6.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)

Average climate in Lytton, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lytton-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Lytton city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1954, a category F4 tornado 12.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lytton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 232.0 miles away from Lytton center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 260.2 miles away from Lytton center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 206.9 miles away from Lytton center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 137.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 235.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.9 miles away from Lytton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lytton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lytton:

  • PARK VIEW REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SAC CITY, IA)
  • LORING HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SAC CITY, IA)
  • FONDA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FONDA, IA)
  • CALHOUN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
  • POMEROY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; POMEROY, IA)
  • SHADY OAKS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LAKE CITY, IA)
  • STEWART MEMORIAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; LAKE CITY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lytton:

  • Buena Vista University (about 24 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 34 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 68 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Iowa State University (about 68 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 77 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 82 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 85 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)

Library in Lytton:

  • LYTTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $21,212; Location: 118 MAIN AST; 6,144 books; 170 audio materials; 189 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 46 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lytton: Farmers Co-operative Company Elevator (A), Lytton Fire Department (B), Lytton City Hall (C), Lytton Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lytton include: Presbyterian Church (A), Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Calhoun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.8%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

11.9%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Banks with branches in Lytton (2011 data):

  • Heritage Bank National Association: Lytton Branch at 200 Main Street, branch established on 1915/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/27: Bank assets: $463.2 mil, Deposits: $380.6 mil, headquarters in Spicer, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Bancshares Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Lytton:

Marital status in Lytton, IA
  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

For population 25 years and over in Lytton:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lytton, IA (based on Calhoun County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,08119
Evangelical Protestant1,62510
Catholic1,5685
Other3082
None1,088-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Calhoun County:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Calhoun County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Calhoun County:

7.03 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Calhoun County:

9.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

12.6%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.8%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lytton:

48.3%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lytton:

18.4%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.2%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.4%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Lytton:

57.7%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.3%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lytton, IA Residents

Lytton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $230,000 ($782.31)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($251.70)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($149.66)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($108.84)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($85.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($71.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($10.20)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($6.80)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($3.40)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($34.01)
    Other - Police Protection: $7,000 ($23.81)
    Other - Libraries: $5,000 ($17.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $45,000 ($153.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $72,000 ($244.90)

Lytton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $82,000 ($278.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($78.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000 ($17.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($3.40)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($3.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $244,000 ($829.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,000 ($88.44)
  • Tax - Property: $44,000 ($149.66)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,000 ($78.23)
    Other License: $1,000 ($3.40)

Lytton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $513,000 ($1744.90)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lytton:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lytton:

  • KIKD (106.7 FM; LAKE CITY, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTLB (105.9 FM; TWIN LAKES, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KAYL-FM (101.7 FM; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KKIA (92.9 FM; IDA GROVE, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWOI (90.7 FM; CARROLL, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • K242AM (96.3 FM; NEWELL, IA; Owner: GOOD NEWS NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lytton:

  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K47FZ (Channel 47; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 44.3mTotal length
  • 8,680Total average daily traffic
  • 2,074Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,680Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lytton, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lytton, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • From Hwy 20 S 2.25 Mi On Cty Line Rd E 1.5 Mi S 5 Mi (Lat: 42.376944 Lon: -94.826389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137.2 m, Overall height: 141.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN341
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 09/14/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Kenneth R MeyersRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • From Hwy 20 S 2.25 Mi On Cty Line Rd E 1.5 Mi S 5 Mi (Lat: 42.376944 Lon: -94.826389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137.2 m, Overall height: 141.4 m, Call Sign: WQAF847
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 05/24/2004, Expiration Date: 09/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2004, Certifier: Kenneth R MeyersRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., Nw, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, From Hwy 20 S 2.25 Mi On Cty Line Rd E 1.5 Mi S 5 Mi (Lat: 42.376944 Lon: -94.826389), Type: 141.4, Overall height: 137.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Erin Hibma, 2849 Elkland Avenue (Lat: 42.376889 Lon: -94.826278), Type: 140.2, Structure height: 19025 m, Overall height: 137.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Erin Hibma, 2849 Elkland Avenue (Lat: 42.376889 Lon: -94.826278), Type: 140.2, Structure height: 19025 m, Overall height: 137.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • From Hwy 20 S 2.25 Mi On Cty Line Rd E 1.5 Mi S 5 Mi (Lat: 42.376944 Lon: -94.826389), Type: 141.4, Overall height: 137.2 m, Registrant: Iowa Rsa No 9 Limited Partnership, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 467-5700

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 116 Main St (Lat: 42.422889 Lon: -94.859778), Call Sign: WQQQ923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.337 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2013, Expiration Date: 02/14/2023, Certifier: Roscoe Simpson, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8510, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH A23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-346 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 722HB , Serial Number: M-855, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 05/21/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald D Presley, 2874 Fletcher Ave, Lytton, IA 50561
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/23/2018

Most common first names in Lytton, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William886.9 years
Fred784.9 years
John679.3 years
Henry678.7 years
Ida581.6 years
Edward576.8 years
Robert568.4 years
Helen484.3 years
Clara484.0 years
Clarence483.5 years
Most common last names in Lytton, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Helmbrecht1075.4 years
Meyer982.9 years
Kreft781.6 years
Glasnapp687.0 years
Hillmer663.2 years
Nuehring581.8 years
Ringgenberg582.4 years
Carlson479.0 years
Dettmann473.5 years
Bartels483.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lytton, IA
  • 82.9%Utility gas
  • 17.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lytton, IA
  • 56.7%Electricity
  • 43.3%Utility gas


Lytton compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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