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People

Total Population 803
Male Share of the Population 52.9%
Female Share of the Population 47.1%
Senior Citizens 18.2%
Employed Population 16+ 469
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 47%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.3%
Median Earnings25+ $32,281
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $43,458
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,547

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,125
% Above Poverty Level 92.3%
% Below Poverty Level 7.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.5%
Median Gross Rent $469
Median House Value $78,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
US/American 0%
English 4.6%
Irish 12%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 112 $63,750
Dows 453 $42,266
Hubbard 961 $65,250
Iowa Falls 5,198 $62,065

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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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