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People

Total Population 747
Male Share of the Population 54.8%
Female Share of the Population 45.2%
Senior Citizens 22.5%
Employed Population 16+ 326
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 59.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,813
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 13.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30%
Median Gross Rent $525
Median House Value $95,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.8%
US/American 0%
English 2.1%
Irish 14.1%

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

Bancroft Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 92 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 126 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Kossuth
Standard Zip Codes 50517
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.292
Longitude -94.217

Bancroft 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 SWEA CITY 1 NE
Distance 8.1 miles
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
Station BRITT
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Station FOREST CITY 2 NNE
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burt 550 $51,375
Lakota 235 $36,250
Ledyard 117 $45,500
Lone Rock 136 $62,917

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

Bancroft Public Libraries

Library
Bancroft Public Library
"208 E RAMSEY, PO BOX 347"
Bancroft, Iowa
(515) 885-2753

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