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People

Total Population 188
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 11.7%
Employed Population 16+ 103
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 43.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,250
% Above Poverty Level 74.1%
% Below Poverty Level 25.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 16.9%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $50,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.9%
Irish 5.3%

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

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • 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
Station LAKE PARK
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ayrshire 152 $53,750
Fostoria 163 $80,000

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

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Dickens, Iowa
(712) 836-2217

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