Diagonal, Iowa

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Diagonal Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles SW of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Ringgold
Standard Zip Codes 50845
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.809
Longitude -94.341

Diagonal Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MOUNT AYR 4 SW
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station CRESTON 2 SW
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
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Diagonal Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 312 100%
Male 150 48.1%
Female 162 51.9%
Under 18 66 21.2%
18+ 246 78.8%
65+ 57 18.3%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 2.85
White 312 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Diagonal Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 297
Growth -15
Growth % -4.8%

Diagonal 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 22.6%
Irish 22.6%
US/American 15.1%
English 14.4%
Czech 12.3%
Danish 5.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.7%
Scottish 1.4%
Czechoslovakian 1.4%
Swedish 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Diagonal 312 $28,393
Blockton 192 $28,125
Clearfield 371 $35,125
Kellerton 372 $33,173
Lenox 1,401 $37,917
Mount Ayr 1,822 $37,188
Tingley 171 $34,375
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Diagonal High Schools (2004)

Serves 56 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.4

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