Dickens, Iowa

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Dickens Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 82 miles NE of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 137 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Clay
Standard Zip Codes 51333
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.131
Longitude -95.023

Dickens Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SPENCER 1 N
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 28.6 inches
Station MILFORD 4 NW
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 29.5 inches
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.5 inches
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Dickens Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 202 100%
Male 97 48%
Female 105 52%
Under 18 59 29.2%
18+ 143 70.8%
65+ 23 11.4%
Median Age 39
Average Family Size 3.1
White 197 97.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 1.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Dickens Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 190
Growth -12
Growth % -5.9%

Dickens 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 40%
US/American 14.1%
Norwegian 11.1%
Danish 7.4%
Irish 6.7%
European 4.4%
Scottish 4.4%
Scandinavian 3.7%
Swedish 3.7%
French (except Basque) 3%
Dutch 0.7%
English 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dickens 202 $43,750
Ayrshire 202 $30,893
Fostoria 230 $42,250
Ruthven 711 $40,469
Spencer 11,317 $43,145
Terril 404 $39,250
Webb 165 $31,500

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Dickens Public Library
"210 MAIN ST., PO BOX 38"
Dickens, Iowa
(712) 836-2217

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