Camanche, Iowa

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Camanche, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Camanche Low Violent Crime
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Camanche People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Camanche Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Camanche, Iowa

Comparing Camanche 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
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Age of the Population 8 7
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 4 3
Racial Diversity 4 6
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
People Above Poverty 9 8
Median Family Income 8 9
College Educated Adults 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Working at Home 5 3
Public Transportation Use 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
People Living Alone 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 8 8

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Camanche Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NE of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Clinton
Standard Zip Codes 52730
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.788
Longitude -90.256

Camanche Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CLINTON NO 1
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 28 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station FULTON L&D #13
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 26 F
Apr Temp 38 to 56 F
Jul Temp 64 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Station LE CLAIRE L & D 14
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 41 to 60 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
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Camanche Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,215 100%
Male 2,076 49.3%
Female 2,139 50.7%
Under 18 965 22.9%
18+ 3,250 77.1%
65+ 589 14%
Median Age 40.4
Average Family Size 2.85
White 4,129 98%
African-American 23 0.5%
Asian 9 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.2%
Other 9 0.2%
Mixed Race 35 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 29 0.7%

Estimated Camanche Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,260
Growth 45
Growth % 1.1%

Camanche 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 45.5%
US/American 13%
Irish 11%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
English 5.5%
Dutch 3.4%
Swedish 2.9%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Norwegian 1.6%
French Canadian 1.5%
Italian 1.1%
Danish 1.1%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Swiss 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Russian 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Serbian 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Folletts (52730)
Shaffton (52730)

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)
Camanche 4,215 $51,583
Clinton 27,772 $43,157
Goose Lake 232 $48,523
Le Claire 2,847 $51,546
Low Moor 240 $44,500
McCausland 299 $40,313
Princeton 946 $53,182

Camanche Public Libraries

Camanche Public Library
102 12TH AVE.
Camanche, Iowa
(563) 259-1106

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Camanche High Schools (2004)

937 9TH AVE
Serves 305 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.5

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