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People

Total Population 1,734
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 13.7%
Employed Population 16+ 891
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 60.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $76,875
% Above Poverty Level 98.1%
% Below Poverty Level 1.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 17.7%
Median Gross Rent $857
Median House Value $146,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.5%
US/American 0%
English 10.9%
Irish 12.9%

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

Dallas Center Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles W of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Dallas
Metro Area Des Moines
Standard Zip Codes 50063
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.684
Longitude -93.96

Dallas Center 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 PERRY
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
Station DES MOINES AP
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station WINTERSET 2 NNW
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Adel 4,055 $76,094
De Soto 1,159 $68,269
Granger 1,587 $100,500
Grimes 9,509 $97,167

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

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Roy R. Estle Memorial Library
1308 WALNUT BOX 521
Dallas Center, Iowa
(515) 992-3185

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