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People

Total Population 752
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 399
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 71.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,409
% Above Poverty Level 86.2%
% Below Poverty Level 13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 15.5%
Median Gross Rent $630
Median House Value $103,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.7%
US/American 0%
English 2.4%
Irish 5.5%

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

Boyden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles SE of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 133 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Sioux
Standard Zip Codes 51234
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.191
Longitude -96.005

Boyden 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 SHELDON
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
Station SANBORN
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
Station HAWARDEN
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 26.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Doon 538 $71,250
George 1,065 $59,265
Hospers 793 $63,333
Hull 2,317 $59,519

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

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Boyden Public Library
905 MAIN STREET
Boyden, Iowa
(712) 725-2281

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