Arnolds Park, Iowa

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Arnolds Park, Iowa

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

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Short Commute Times
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Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 19% Arnolds Park Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Arnolds Park, Iowa

Comparing Arnolds Park 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 8
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
College Educated Adults 7 7
Median Family Income 7 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Working at Home 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
People Living Alone 8 8
Housing Recently Built 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
Affordability of Rents 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3

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Arnolds Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 80 miles E of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 144 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Dickinson
Standard Zip Codes 51331
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.372
Longitude -95.123

Arnolds Park Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MILFORD 4 NW
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 29.5 inches
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.5 inches
Station SPENCER 1 N
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 28.6 inches
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Arnolds Park Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,162 100%
Male 576 49.6%
Female 586 50.4%
Under 18 180 15.5%
18+ 982 84.5%
65+ 276 23.8%
Median Age 47.9
Average Family Size 2.5
White 1,133 97.5%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.8%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 14 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Arnolds Park Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,211
Growth 49
Growth % 4.2%

Arnolds Park 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 40.7%
Norwegian 11%
Irish 9.1%
US/American 8.5%
English 7.2%
Dutch 5.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.9%
Swedish 2.8%
Danish 2.1%
Italian 1.9%
Polish 1.2%
Scottish 1.1%
European 0.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
British 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
West Indian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Arnolds Park 1,162 $43,594
Milford 2,474 $42,371
Okoboji 820 $54,659
Spirit Lake 4,261 $44,652
Terril 404 $39,250
Wahpeton 462 $62,083
West Okoboji 432 $41,250

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Arnolds Park, Iowa
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