Burt, Iowa

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Burt strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Burt Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Burt Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Burt Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Burt, Iowa

Comparing Burt to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Age of the Population 7 6
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 2
People in Middle Class or Better 4 1
People Above Poverty 3 1
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Working at Home 4 2
Public Transportation Use 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
People Living Alone 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Burt Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 132 miles S of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Kossuth
Standard Zip Codes 50522
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.197
Longitude -94.219

Burt Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ALGONA 3 W
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Station SWEA CITY 1 NE
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Station BRITT
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
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Burt Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 556 100%
Male 264 47.5%
Female 292 52.5%
Under 18 126 22.7%
18+ 430 77.3%
65+ 102 18.3%
Median Age 39.7
Average Family Size 2.89
White 554 99.6%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Burt Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 520
Growth -36
Growth % -6.5%

Burt 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 59.3%
Irish 8%
US/American 7.3%
Norwegian 5.7%
European 4.4%
English 3.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Russian 1.6%
Belgian 1%
Danish 1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1%
Dutch 1%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Scottish 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Burt 556 $39,464
Algona 5,741 $41,210
Bancroft 808 $35,625
Fenton 317 $38,571
Ledyard 147 $33,750
Lone Rock 157 $36,875
Titonka 584 $44,125

Burt Public Libraries

Burt Public Library
"119 WALNUT ST., BOX 128"
Burt, Iowa
(515) 924-3680

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