Conrad, Iowa

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Conrad, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Conrad Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Conrad Short Commute Times
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Conrad People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Conrad Low Rate of Poverty
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Conrad Walking and Biking to Work
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Conrad College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Conrad Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Conrad Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Conrad Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Conrad, Iowa

Comparing Conrad 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 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 7
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
People Above Poverty 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 10
Median Family Income 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Public Transportation Use 5 6
Working at Home 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
People Living Alone 7 5
Housing Recently Built 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3

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Conrad Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles SW of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 171 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Grundy
Standard Zip Codes 50621
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.224
Longitude -92.874

Conrad Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Station COLO
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
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Conrad Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,055 100%
Male 491 46.5%
Female 564 53.5%
Under 18 268 25.4%
18+ 787 74.6%
65+ 231 21.9%
Median Age 42.6
Average Family Size 2.91
White 1,044 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 9 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.6%

Estimated Conrad Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,009
Growth -46
Growth % -4.4%

Conrad 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 51.6%
English 9.5%
Irish 9.3%
US/American 7.6%
Norwegian 5.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Scottish 1.5%
Dutch 1.5%
Czech 1.3%
Swedish 1.1%
Italian 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Welsh 0.8%
European 0.8%
Austrian 0.7%
Albanian 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Northern European 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Iraqi 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Conrad 1,055 $52,574
Albion 592 $41,250
Beaman 210 $46,500
Gladbrook 1,015 $41,797
Lincoln 182 $39,750
Liscomb 272 $41,071
Whitten 160 $44,219

Conrad Public Libraries

Conrad Public Library
"102 E. GRUNDY, BOX 189"
Conrad, Iowa
(641) 366-2583

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Conrad High Schools (2004)

Serves 192 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

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