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Population in 2012: 310 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 

Males: 157  (50.8%)
Females: 153  (49.2%)

Median resident age:  39.4 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50561.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,679 (it was $29,844 in 2000)
Lytton:

$45,679
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,509

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,095 (it was $22,700 in 2000)
Lytton:

$38,095
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $37,960; Detached houses: $37,960

Median gross rent in 2012: $525.

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  • White alone - 308 (97.8%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (2.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lytton: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (47.1%), English (11.5%), Irish (10.6%), United States (5.9%), Swedish (5.6%), Dutch (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/21/1911

Elevation: 1223 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 1,617 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Lytton:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lytton city:

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $325 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $485 (1.1%)

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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

Lytton household income distribution Lytton home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.4%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-4.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (21%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Top executives (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Legal support workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Lytton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 179% 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.

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Lytton, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lytton:

  • Buena Vista University (about 24 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,241)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 34 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)
  • Iowa State University (about 68 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 77 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,536)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 80 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Drake University (about 85 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 93 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 3,574)

Public elementary/middle school in Lytton:

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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)

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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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.0%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lytton, IA

Lytton compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above 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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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.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lytton travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lytton city (based on Calhoun County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.40%
Here84.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents24.5%19.5%17.9%15.4%7.2%
Congregations11.1%13.9%25.0%13.9%5.6%
NameUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA) The Evangelical Covenant ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents3.4%3.3%2.4%1.9%4.5%
Congregations8.3%5.6%2.8%2.8%11.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Calhoun County:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

29.1%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,189
Sewerage 1$1,470$17,6401$540
Water Supply 1$2,037$24,4440$0
Totals for Government 2$3,507$21,0423$1,729

Lytton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $124,000 ($400.00)
    Regular Highways: $53,000 ($170.97)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $85,000 ($274.19)
    Sewerage: $39,000 ($125.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($61.29)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($29.03)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($25.81)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($25.81)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($16.13)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($12.90)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($6.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($12.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $50,000 ($161.29)

Lytton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $55,000 ($177.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($74.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $10,000 ($32.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($58.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $120,000 ($387.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000 ($77.42)
    General Support: $8,000 ($25.81)
  • Tax - Property: $45,000 ($145.16)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($3.23)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.23)

Lytton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $368,000 ($1187.10)

5.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Webster County, IA  1.48% ($30,305 average AGI)
from Carroll County, IA  0.43% ($24,471)
from Sac County, IA  0.33% ($27,308)


6.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Webster County, IA  1.27% ($29,667 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.70% ($42,571)
to Pocahontas County, IA  0.35% ($21,000)

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.)


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 Meyers
    Registrant: 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 Meyers
    Registrant: 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:

2
  • 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: 2024675700, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVE STE 1000
  • 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: 2024675700, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVE STE 1000

FCC Registered Private 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: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LYTTON, 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: WMQ752
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • LYTTON, IA, Lat: 42.424556 Lon: -94.859611, Call Sign: WPSD690
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz, 956.381 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2011, Expiration Date: 03/21/2021, Certifier: Chris J Jerome
    Registrant: Midamerican Energy Company, 106 E. 2nd Street, Davenport, IA 52801, Phone: (563) 333-8567, Fax: (563) 333-8558, Email:



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

Lytton on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Registered nurses"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer specialists"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
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