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People

Total Population 756
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 406
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 49%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.3%
Median Earnings25+ $30,927
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,813
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,200

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,000
% Above Poverty Level 94.4%
% Below Poverty Level 5.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.9%
Median Gross Rent $481
Median House Value $72,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11%
US/American 0%
English 6%
Irish 11.5%

Alden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 158 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Hardin
Standard Zip Codes 50006
P.O. Box Zip Codes 50043
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.52
Longitude -93.375

Alden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station IOWA FALLS
Distance 6.4 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 34.9 inches
Station ELDORA
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station HAMPTON
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blairsburg 116 $62,500
Dows 442 $41,071
Hubbard 862 $60,000
Iowa Falls 5,193 $62,416

Alden Public Libraries

Library
Dr. Grace O. Doane Library
1012 WATER STREET
Alden, Iowa
(515) 859-3820

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Alden High Schools

ALDEN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL
209 CENTER STREET
515-859-3394
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 122 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.6

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