Armstrong strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Armstrong to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|College Educated Adults|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Nearest Medium City||103 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||125 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Standard Zip Codes||50514|
|Phone Area Codes||712|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||SWEA CITY 1 NE|
|Jan Temp||3 to 22 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||30.3 inches|
|Jan Temp||4 to 23 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||30.9 inches|
|Station||ALGONA 3 W|
|Jan Temp||3 to 23 F|
|Apr Temp||33 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||30.6 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.83|
|American Indian & Alaskan||4||0.4%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||3||0.3%|
|Est. 2005 Population||902|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|French (except Basque)||3.3%|
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||2.1%|
According to the US Postal Service, Armstrong, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Maple Hill (50514)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
Armstrong Public Library
308 6TH ST.
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ARMSTRONG-RINGSTED HIGH SCHOOL
600 4TH AVE
Serves 142 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.1
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