Bancroft strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
Comparing Bancroft to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
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|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||92 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||126 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Standard Zip Codes||50517|
|Phone Area Codes||515|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||SWEA CITY 1 NE|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.99|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||10||1.2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||752|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3.3%|
|French (except Basque)||2.1%|
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Penn Foster College
Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.
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Simmons’ online Master of Public Health program, MPH@Simmons, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. The MPH@Simmons program explores the core areas of public health: epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy and health services, environmental health, and social/behavioral health. Additionally, the practice-based curriculum incorporates courses specifically designed to help you develop leadership and advocacy skills.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.
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