Anthon, Iowa

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 12% Anthon Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 16% Anthon Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Anthon, Iowa

Comparing Anthon 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
Senior Citizens 10 9
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Male Share of the Population 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 2
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 6
College Educated Adults 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
Median Family Income 4 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Working at Home 4 3
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Affordability of Rents 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Anthon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles E of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Woodbury
Metro Area Sioux City
Standard Zip Codes 51004
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.388
Longitude -95.866

Anthon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
Station IDA GROVE 5 NW
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
Station ONAWA 3 NW
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
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Anthon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 649 100%
Male 294 45.3%
Female 355 54.7%
Under 18 161 24.8%
18+ 488 75.2%
65+ 171 26.3%
Median Age 42.5
Average Family Size 2.95
White 645 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1.7%

Estimated Anthon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 634
Growth -15
Growth % -2.3%

Anthon 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 42.5%
Irish 14.7%
US/American 9.7%
English 6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
Swedish 3.4%
Norwegian 2.8%
Polish 2.4%
Dutch 2.2%
Danish 2.2%
Scottish 2.2%
Austrian 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
British 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
European 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Anthon 649 $36,667
Correctionville 851 $35,000
Cushing 246 $47,000
Moville 1,583 $53,750
Oto 145 $24,500
Pierson 371 $40,833
Smithland 221 $33,750

Anthon Public Libraries

Anthon Public Library
303 E MAIN
Anthon, Iowa
(712) 373-5275

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