Packwood is a city in Jefferson County, Iowa, United States. The population was 204 at the 2010 census. The Burlington and Western Railway arrived in Packwood in late 1882. This was a narrow gauge line, widened to standard gauge in 1902 and taken over by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy, and then sold to the Minneapolis and St. Louis in 1934.
Packwood is located at 41°08′00″N 92°04′59″W (41.133319, -92.083138).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 204 people, 85 households, and 52 families living in the city. The population density was 268.4 inhabitants per square mile (103.6/km2). There were 96 housing units at an average density of 126.3 per square mile (48.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.6% White, 1.0% African American, 0.5% Pacific Islander, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.
There were 85 households, of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.8% were non-families.