Dakota City strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
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Comparing Dakota City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
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|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||56 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||135 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Standard Zip Codes||50529|
|Phone Area Codes||515|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||HUMBOLDT 3 W|
|Jan Temp||7 to 25 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||32.2 inches|
|Station||ALGONA 3 W|
|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|
|Jan Temp||6 to 26 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||31.2 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.04|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||13||1.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||852|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||4.7%|
|French (except Basque)||0.7%|
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