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People

Total Population 2,120
Male Share of the Population 54.1%
Female Share of the Population 45.9%
Senior Citizens 13.2%
Employed Population 16+ 978
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 55.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,069
% Above Poverty Level 83%
% Below Poverty Level 17%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18.5%
Median Gross Rent $575
Median House Value $95,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 61%
US/American 0%
English 3.9%
Irish 5.2%

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

Columbus Junction Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles S of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 192 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Louisa
Standard Zip Codes 52738
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.28
Longitude -91.36

Columbus Junction 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 COLUMBUS JUNCT 2 SSW
Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Station MUSCATINE
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station WASHINGTON
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cairo (52738)

Gladwin (52738)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ainsworth 568 $43,068
Columbus City 405 $58,125
Conesville 534 $45,536
Fredonia 388 $49,167
Grandview 512 $45,750
Letts 407 $53,750

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

Columbus Junction Public Libraries

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Columbus Junction Public Library
122 E MAPLE
Columbus Junction, Iowa
(319) 728-7972

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Columbus Junction High Schools

COLUMBUS COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL
1004 COLTON ST
319-728-2231
Serves 307 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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