Denver, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Denver Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Denver People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Denver College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Denver Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Denver Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Denver, Iowa

Comparing Denver 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 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Age of the Population 7 7
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 7
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 5 7


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Short Commute Times 7 4
Working at Home 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Denver Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles N of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Bremer
Standard Zip Codes 50622
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.671
Longitude -92.337

Denver Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.1 inches
Station OELWEIN 2 S
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
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Denver Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,627 100%
Male 769 47.3%
Female 858 52.7%
Under 18 429 26.4%
18+ 1,198 73.6%
65+ 271 16.7%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.93
White 1,603 98.5%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 0.4%
Mixed Race 12 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 0.9%

Estimated Denver Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,642
Growth 15
Growth % 0.9%

Denver 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 61.7%
US/American 9.1%
Norwegian 6.7%
English 6.3%
Irish 4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.2%
Danish 2%
European 1.6%
Dutch 1.1%
Swedish 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
British 0.7%
Czech 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Eastern European 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Palestinian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Denver 1,627 $53,958
Dunkerton 749 $48,229
Janesville 829 $47,143
Readlyn 786 $52,308
Tripoli 1,310 $42,647
Waterloo 68,747 $42,731
Waverly 8,968 $52,656

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Denver Public Library
"201 E. MAIN, BOX 692"
Denver, Iowa
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Denver High Schools (2004)

Serves 217 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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