Avoca strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
Comparing Avoca 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|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|People Living Alone|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Nearest Medium City||30 miles NE of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||34 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Standard Zip Codes||51521|
|Phone Area Codes||712|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||9 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||33.5 inches|
|Station||ATLANTIC 1 NE|
|Jan Temp||10 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 62 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||34.7 inches|
|Station||AUDUBON 1 SSE|
|Jan Temp||7 to 27 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||33.4 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.85|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||22||1.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,562|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||5.9%|
|French (except Basque)||2.4%|
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A-H-S-T HIGH SCHOOL
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Serves 190 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.3
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