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People

Total Population 157
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 12.1%
Employed Population 16+ 69
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 55.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,750
% Above Poverty Level 72%
% Below Poverty Level 28%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.7%
Median Gross Rent $456
Median House Value $39,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
US/American 0%
English 3.2%
Irish 19.7%

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

Alexander Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 149 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 50420
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.805
Longitude -93.476

Alexander 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 CLARION
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Station HAMPTON
Distance 14.6 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
Station MASON CITY AP
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belmond 2,438 $60,658
Coulter 276 $54,722
Dows 453 $42,266
Latimer 463 $60,625

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

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Alexander, Iowa
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