Blockton, Iowa

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Blockton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles N of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles SE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Taylor
Standard Zip Codes 50836
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.615
Longitude -94.476

Blockton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
Station MOUNT AYR 4 SW
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
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Blockton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 192 100%
Male 87 45.3%
Female 105 54.7%
Under 18 44 22.9%
18+ 148 77.1%
65+ 41 21.4%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 2.75
White 190 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.5%

Estimated Blockton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 186
Growth -6
Growth % -3.1%

Blockton 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
US/American 27.6%
German 23.7%
Irish 22.4%
English 9.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.6%
French (except Basque) 2.6%
Swedish 2.6%
Russian 2.6%
Norwegian 2.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Athlestan (50836)
Platteville (50836)

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)
Blockton 192 $28,125
Bedford 1,620 $34,943
Clearfield 371 $35,125
Diagonal 312 $28,393
Gravity 218 $30,000
Lenox 1,401 $37,917
Mount Ayr 1,822 $37,188
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