Allerton, Iowa

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Allerton, Iowa

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High Points

Allerton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

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Comparative Profile of Allerton, Iowa

Comparing Allerton 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 7 7
Senior Citizens 6 4
Age of the Population 6 5
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Racial Diversity 3 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
Median Family Income 3 1
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 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
People Living Alone 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Allerton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles S of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 50008
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.706
Longitude -93.365

Allerton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CORYDON 8 W
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station LEON 6 ESE
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
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Allerton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 559 100%
Male 272 48.7%
Female 287 51.3%
Under 18 154 27.5%
18+ 405 72.5%
65+ 92 16.5%
Median Age 38.1
Average Family Size 2.99
White 555 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.9%

Estimated Allerton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 560
Growth 1
Growth % 0.2%

Allerton 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 32%
German 16.3%
English 13.4%
Dutch 8.8%
Irish 7.5%
Norwegian 4.6%
Welsh 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.3%
European 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.6%
Scottish 1.3%
Polish 1.3%
Danish 0.7%
French Canadian 0.7%
British 0.7%
Swedish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Harvard (50008)

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)
Allerton 559 $35,000
Corydon 1,591 $40,231
Garden Grove 250 $29,464
Humeston 543 $33,214
Lineville 273 $35,357
Promise City 105 $25,000
Seymour 810 $32,692

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Allerton Public Library
Allerton, Iowa
(641) 873-4575

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