Asbury, Iowa

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Asbury, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Asbury Median Family Income
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Asbury Short Commute Times
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Asbury People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Asbury College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Asbury Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Asbury, Iowa

Comparing Asbury 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 4 6
Age of the Population 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People Above Poverty 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Working at Home 3 2
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Affordability of Rents 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Asbury Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles W of Dubuque, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 148 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Dubuque
Metro Area Dubuque
Standard Zip Codes 52002
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.514
Longitude -90.751

Asbury Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.3 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
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Asbury Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,450 100%
Male 1,216 49.6%
Female 1,234 50.4%
Under 18 753 30.7%
18+ 1,697 69.3%
65+ 164 6.7%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 3.13
White 2,413 98.5%
African-American 12 0.5%
Asian 9 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 0.2%
Mixed Race 9 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 0.7%

Estimated Asbury Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,384
Growth 934
Growth % 38.1%

Asbury 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 55.6%
US/American 11.9%
Irish 10.2%
English 5.8%
Norwegian 2.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.6%
Luxemburger 2%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Italian 1.5%
Swedish 1%
British 1%
Dutch 0.8%
European 0.8%
Polish 0.7%
Russian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Latvian 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Asbury 2,450 $64,097
Centralia 101 $52,917
Dubuque 57,686 $46,564
Epworth 1,428 $47,321
Peosta 651 $56,797
Sageville 203 $31,667
Sherrill 186 $44,688
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