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Bassett, Iowa
Location of Bassett, Iowa
Location of Bassett, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Chickasaw
Area
 • Total 0.39 sq mi (1.02 km2)
 • Land 0.39 sq mi (1.02 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,063 ft (324 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 45
 • Density 115.38/sq mi (44.12/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50645
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-04780
GNIS feature ID 0454378

Bassett is a city in Chickasaw County, Iowa, United States. The population was 45 at the 2020 census.

Geography

Bassett is located at 43°3′44″N 92°30′57″W / 43.06222°N 92.51583°W / 43.06222; -92.51583 (43.062355, -92.515907).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.37 square miles (0.96 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1900 149 —    
1910 130 −12.8%
1920 135 +3.8%
1930 149 +10.4%
1940 147 −1.3%
1950 125 −15.0%
1960 130 +4.0%
1970 152 +16.9%
1980 128 −15.8%
1990 74 −42.2%
2000 74 +0.0%
2010 66 −10.8%
2020 45 −31.8%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
BassettIowaPopPlot
The population of Bassett, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 66 people, 28 households, and 22 families living in the city. The population density was 178.4 inhabitants per square mile (68.9/km2). There were 37 housing units at an average density of 100.0 per square mile (38.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 28 households, of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.4% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.55.

The median age in the city was 51.5 years. 18.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.1% were from 25 to 44; 47% were from 45 to 64; and 16.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.0% male and 47.0% female.

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