Albion, Iowa

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Comparative Profile of Albion, Iowa

Comparing Albion 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Racial Diversity 5 8
Age of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 8 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
People Above Poverty 3 1
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 4
Working at Home 3 2
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Housing Recently Built 4 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
People Living Alone 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Albion Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles E of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 163 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 50005
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.112
Longitude -92.988

Albion Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station NEWTON
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
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Albion Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 592 100%
Male 308 52%
Female 284 48%
Under 18 169 28.5%
18+ 423 71.5%
65+ 70 11.8%
Median Age 36.1
Average Family Size 2.95
White 586 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1%

Estimated Albion Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 575
Growth -17
Growth % -2.9%

Albion 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
US/American 33.3%
German 23.8%
English 8.9%
Irish 8.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
Norwegian 5.2%
Czech 2.6%
Italian 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Pennsylvania German 1.2%
Czechoslovakian 1.2%
Dutch 1%
Danish 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
Scottish 0.6%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Albion, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Minerva (50005)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Albion 592 $41,250
Clemons 148 $45,625
Conrad 1,055 $52,574
Liscomb 272 $41,071
Marshalltown 26,009 $45,315
St. Anthony 109 $37,500
Union 427 $39,792

Albion Public Libraries

Albion Municipal Library
"107 MAIN, BOX 118"
Albion, Iowa
(641) 488-2226

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