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Deloit, Iowa
Location of Deloit, Iowa
Location of Deloit, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Crawford
Area
 • Total 0.41 sq mi (1.05 km2)
 • Land 0.41 sq mi (1.05 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,270 ft (387 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 250
 • Density 614.25/sq mi (237.16/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
51441
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-19765
GNIS feature ID 0455874

Deloit is a city in Crawford County, Iowa, along the Boyer River. The population was 250 at the time of the 2020 census.

History

Deloit was platted in 1899. It was named after Beloit, Wisconsin, but the name was altered in order to avoid repetition.

Geography

Deloit is located at 42°5′50″N 95°19′9″W / 42.09722°N 95.31917°W / 42.09722; -95.31917 (42.097204, -95.319168).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1870 103 —    
1910 208 +101.9%
1920 260 +25.0%
1930 280 +7.7%
1940 281 +0.4%
1950 235 −16.4%
1960 222 −5.5%
1970 279 +25.7%
1980 345 +23.7%
1990 296 −14.2%
2000 288 −2.7%
2010 264 −8.3%
2020 250 −5.3%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
DeloitIowaPopPlot
The population of Deloit, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 264 people, 109 households, and 71 families living in the city. The population density was 628.6 inhabitants per square mile (242.7/km2). There were 123 housing units at an average density of 292.9 per square mile (113.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 87.5% White, 11.0% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 22.0% of the population.

There were 109 households, of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.9% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 36 years. 25.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.9% were from 25 to 44; 30.2% were from 45 to 64; and 14.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.

Education

The Denison Community School District operates public schools in the area.

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