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People

Total Population 273
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 26.4%
Employed Population 16+ 127
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 60.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.1%
Median Earnings25+ $31,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $41,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,625
% Above Poverty Level 78.2%
% Below Poverty Level 21.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.7%
Median Gross Rent $425
Median House Value $59,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.9%
US/American 0%
English 16.5%
Irish 6.6%

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • 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
Station RATHBUN DAM
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
Station SIGOURNEY
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

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 Population Median Family Income
Albia 3,788 $56,195
Drakesville 210 $45,250
Eddyville 1,227 $45,089

Blakesburg Public Libraries

Library
Blakesburg Public Library
"HIGH STREET, BOX 87"
Blakesburg, Iowa
(641) 938-2894

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