Albert City, Iowa

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Albert City, Iowa

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Albert City strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 5% trophy Albert City Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
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Top 13% Albert City Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Albert City, Iowa

Comparing Albert City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 7
Age of the Population 8 8
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 3
College Educated Adults 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 4 1
Median Family Income 4 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 7
Working at Home 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 8 7
People Living Alone 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Housing Recently Built 2 4

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Albert City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 76 miles E of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Buena Vista
Standard Zip Codes 50510
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.781
Longitude -94.948

Albert City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
Station STORM LAKE 2 E
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Station SPENCER 1 N
Distance 28.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 28.6 inches
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Albert City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 709 100%
Male 333 47%
Female 376 53%
Under 18 179 25.2%
18+ 530 74.8%
65+ 160 22.6%
Median Age 41.3
Average Family Size 2.98
White 700 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.6%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.6%

Estimated Albert City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 696
Growth -13
Growth % -1.8%

Albert City Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 41.5%
Swedish 21.6%
Norwegian 10%
US/American 6.4%
English 3.6%
Irish 3.1%
Italian 3.1%
Dutch 3%
Welsh 2.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.9%
Danish 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Scottish 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Albert City 709 $36,167
Laurens 1,476 $43,661
Marathon 302 $26,042
Newell 887 $33,594
Rembrandt 228 $50,417
Sioux Rapids 720 $40,417
Webb 165 $31,500

Albert City Public Libraries

Albert City Public Library
Albert City, Iowa
(712) 843-2012

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Albert City High Schools (2004)

Serves 120 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.2

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