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People

Total Population 757
Male Share of the Population 51.3%
Female Share of the Population 48.7%
Senior Citizens 14.5%
Employed Population 16+ 339
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 59.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.4%
Median Earnings25+ $32,022
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,741

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,364
% Above Poverty Level 77.5%
% Below Poverty Level 22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.6%
Median Gross Rent $640
Median House Value $103,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.9%
US/American 0%
English 4.1%
Irish 10%

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

Blairstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles W of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 204 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Benton
Standard Zip Codes 52209
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.909
Longitude -92.084

Blairstown 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 11.3 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 18.3 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 CEDAR RAPIDS NO 1
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belle Plaine 2,528 $57,431
Keystone 656 $68,500

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

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"303 LOCUST NW, BOX 187"
Blairstown, Iowa
(319) 454-6497

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