Alexander, Iowa

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Alexander Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 165 100%
Male 77 46.7%
Female 88 53.3%
Under 18 28 17%
18+ 137 83%
65+ 44 26.7%
Median Age 45.8
Average Family Size 2.59
White 159 96.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 3.6%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 3.6%

Estimated Alexander Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 162
Growth -3
Growth % -1.8%

Alexander 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 49.7%
US/American 17.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
Dutch 8.2%
English 4.8%
Danish 2.7%
Swedish 1.4%
Irish 1.4%
Norwegian 1.4%
French Canadian 1.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alexander 165 $33,750
Belmond 2,560 $43,393
Coulter 262 $38,958
Dows 675 $35,156
Latimer 535 $35,833
Meservey 252 $36,042
Rowan 218 $34,531

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Alexander Public Library
"409 HARRIMAN ST., BOX 27"
Alexander, Iowa
(641) 692-3238

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