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Delphos, Iowa
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Location of Delphos, Iowa
Location of Delphos, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Ringgold
Area
 • Total 0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)
 • Land 0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,138 ft (347 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 26
 • Density 116.59/sq mi (45.11/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50860
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-19810
GNIS feature ID 0455876

Delphos is a city in Ringgold County, Iowa, United States. The population was 26 at the 2020 census.

Geography

Delphos is located at 40°39′47″N 94°20′22″W / 40.66306°N 94.33944°W / 40.66306; -94.33944 (40.663172, -94.339517).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1930 79 —    
1940 90 +13.9%
1950 74 −17.8%
1960 48 −35.1%
1970 35 −27.1%
1980 45 +28.6%
1990 23 −48.9%
2000 25 +8.7%
2010 25 +0.0%
2020 26 +4.0%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census
DelphosIowaPopPlot2020
The population of Delphos, Iowa from US census data

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 25 people, 11 households, and 7 families living in the city. The population density was 113.6 inhabitants per square mile (43.9/km2). There were 15 housing units at an average density of 68.2 per square mile (26.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 11 households, of which 18.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, and 36.4% were non-families. 36.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 50.8 years. 24% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16% were from 25 to 44; 32% were from 45 to 64; and 28% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

Education

Mount Ayr Community School District operates public schools serving the community.

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