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People

Total Population 435
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 18.4%
Employed Population 16+ 239
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 54.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,250
% Above Poverty Level 91.7%
% Below Poverty Level 8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.2%
Median Gross Rent $539
Median House Value $59,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.1%
US/American 0%
English 8.5%
Irish 5.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ashton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles E of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 142 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Osceola
Standard Zip Codes 51232
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.311
Longitude -95.79

Ashton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SHELDON
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
Station SANBORN
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
Station ROCK RAPIDS
Distance 20.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
George 1,065 $59,265
Little Rock 492 $57,778

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ashton Public Libraries

Library
Ashton Public Library
"3029 3RD ST, BOX 277"
Ashton, Iowa
(712) 724-6426

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