Blakesburg, Iowa

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Blakesburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 67 miles SE of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 164 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Wapello
Standard Zip Codes 52536
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.962
Longitude -92.633

Blakesburg Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ALBIA 3 NNE
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Distance 34.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
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Blakesburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 374 100%
Male 169 45.2%
Female 205 54.8%
Under 18 81 21.7%
18+ 293 78.3%
65+ 69 18.4%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 2.78
White 369 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.5%

Estimated Blakesburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 364
Growth -10
Growth % -2.7%

Blakesburg Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 25.2%
Irish 12.4%
English 11.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
French (except Basque) 9.7%
Dutch 8%
US/American 5.8%
Swedish 4.9%
Polish 4%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
Czechoslovakian 1.3%
Welsh 0.9%
Norwegian 0.9%
Russian 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Munterville (52536)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Blakesburg 374 $35,417
Albia 3,706 $41,607
Drakesville 185 $32,500
Eddyville 1,064 $40,875
Moravia 713 $29,231
Ottumwa 24,998 $37,302
Unionville 127 $44,375

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