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Location of Brayton, Iowa
|• Total||0.62 sq mi (1.60 km2)|
|• Land||0.62 sq mi (1.60 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,207 ft (368 m)|
|• Density||230.65/sq mi (89.38/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0454809|
Brayton was laid out in 1878. Brayton was the name of a railroad employee. The first school was opened in Brayton in 1896.
Brayton is located at(41.545283, -94.925865).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.62 square miles (1.61 km2), all of it land.
|Source: and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 128 people, 62 households, and 33 families residing in the city. The population density was 206.5 inhabitants per square mile (79.7/km2). There were 70 housing units at an average density of 112.9 per square mile (43.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.
There were 62 households, of which 21.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.8% were non-families. 40.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.79.
The median age in the city was 43 years. 20.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.2% were from 25 to 44; 25.9% were from 45 to 64; and 21.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.1% male and 46.9% female.
It is served by the Exira–Elk Horn–Kimballton Community School District.
Brayton schools consolidated into the Exira Community School District around the late 1950s or early 1960s. On July 1, 2014, the Exira district consolidated with the Elk Horn–Kimballton Community School District to form the Exira–Elk Horn–Kimballton district.
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