Cascade, Iowa

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Cascade, Iowa

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High Points

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

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Short Commute Times
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Top 11% Cascade Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Cascade Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Cascade, Iowa

Comparing Cascade 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 5
Age of the Population 5 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 8 8
College Educated Adults 7 7
People Above Poverty 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 8
Working at Home 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 10
Housing Recently Built 6 8
People Living Alone 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 4
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4

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Cascade Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles SW of Dubuque, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 166 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Dubuque
Metro Area Dubuque
Standard Zip Codes 52033
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.298
Longitude -91.014

Cascade Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
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Cascade Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,958 100%
Male 978 49.9%
Female 980 50.1%
Under 18 510 26%
18+ 1,448 74%
65+ 368 18.8%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 3.08
White 1,944 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 10 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.3%

Estimated Cascade Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,030
Growth 72
Growth % 3.7%

Cascade 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 54.4%
Irish 21.7%
US/American 11.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
Luxemburger 2.3%
Dutch 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Polish 0.7%
Norwegian 0.6%
English 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Russian 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Fillmore (52033)

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)
Cascade 1,958 $47,813
Center Junction 131 $41,750
Epworth 1,428 $47,321
Farley 1,334 $48,854
Hopkinton 681 $42,589
Monticello 3,607 $42,616
Worthington 381 $42,500

Cascade Public Libraries

Cascade Public Library
301 1ST AVE W
Cascade, Iowa
(563) 852-3222

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Cascade High Schools (2004)

Serves 456 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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