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Bagley, Iowa
Location of Bagley, Iowa
Location of Bagley, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Guthrie
Incorporated June 16, 1891
Area
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,109 ft (338 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 233
 • Density 751.61/sq mi (291.25/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50026
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-04240
GNIS feature ID 0454316

Bagley is a city in Guthrie County, Iowa, United States. The population was 233 in the 2020 census, a decline from 354 in 2000 census. It is part of the Des MoinesWest Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Bagley had its start in the year 1881 by the building of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad through that territory.

Geography

Bagley is located at 41°50′48″N 94°25′44″W / 41.84667°N 94.42889°W / 41.84667; -94.42889 (41.846675, −94.428814).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 355
1910 483 36.1%
1920 505 4.6%
1930 477 −5.5%
1940 427 −10.5%
1950 392 −8.2%
1960 406 3.6%
1970 365 −10.1%
1980 370 1.4%
1990 303 −18.1%
2000 354 16.8%
2010 303 −14.4%
2020 233 −23.1%
U.S. Decennial Census
BagleyIowaPopPlot
The population of Bagley, Iowa from US population data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 303 people, 123 households, and 81 families living in the city. The population density was 977.4 inhabitants per square mile (377.4/km2). There were 147 housing units at an average density of 474.2 per square mile (183.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.4% White, 1.7% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 2.3% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.3% of the population.

There were 123 households, of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.1% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the city was 41.4 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.5% were from 45 to 64; and 15.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.1% male and 46.9% female.

Education

Panorama Community School District serves the community. The district formed on July 1, 1989 as a merger of the Panora-Linden and Y-J-B school districts.

Notable people

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