Alvord, Iowa

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Alvord Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles SE of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 145 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Lyon
Standard Zip Codes 51230
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.342
Longitude -96.3

Alvord Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 27.4 inches
Station CANTON 4 WNW
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 23.5 inches
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 26.7 inches
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Alvord Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 187 100%
Male 91 48.7%
Female 96 51.3%
Under 18 45 24.1%
18+ 142 75.9%
65+ 29 15.5%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 3.02
White 187 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Alvord Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 189
Growth 2
Growth % 1.1%

Alvord 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
Dutch 49.7%
German 37.1%
US/American 9.7%
English 1.7%
Norwegian 1.1%
Scandinavian 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alvord 187 $41,786
Doon 533 $39,773
Inwood 875 $41,667
Larchwood 788 $48,125
Lester 251 $47,083
Rock Rapids 2,573 $47,688
Rock Valley 2,702 $45,074
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