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People

Total Population 2,528
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 18.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,128
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 53.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.7%
Median Earnings25+ $29,183
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,612

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,431
% Above Poverty Level 80%
% Below Poverty Level 20%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.5%
Median Gross Rent $532
Median House Value $79,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.4%
US/American 0.5%
English 6.6%
Irish 14.4%

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

Belle Plaine Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles W of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 194 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Benton
Standard Zip Codes 52208
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.896
Longitude -92.278

Belle Plaine 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 BELLE PLAINE
Distance 1.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Station VINTON
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Station MARSHALLTOWN
Distance 35.7 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Belle Plaine, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Koszta (52208)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blairstown 757 $61,364
Chelsea 204 $45,833
Dysart 1,609 $75,417
Elberon 156 $59,375
Keystone 656 $68,500
Ladora 320 $44,219

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

Belle Plaine Public Libraries

Library
Belle Plaine Community Library
904 12TH ST.
Belle Plaine, Iowa
(319) 444-2902

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Belle Plaine High Schools

BELLE PLAINE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
610 13TH AVE SOUTH
319-444-3720
Serves 230 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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