Donnellson, Iowa

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Donnellson, Iowa

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High Points

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 10% Donnellson Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Donnellson, Iowa

Comparing Donnellson 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 9
Age of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Racial Diversity 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 6 4
College Educated Adults 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 5
Working at Home 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Affordability of Rents 6 4
People Living Alone 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Housing Recently Built 4 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Donnellson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles S of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 155 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Lee
Standard Zip Codes 52625
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.642
Longitude -91.564

Donnellson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 44 to 62 F
Jul Temp 70 to 86 F
Oct Temp 47 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
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Donnellson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 963 100%
Male 423 43.9%
Female 540 56.1%
Under 18 226 23.5%
18+ 737 76.5%
65+ 246 25.5%
Median Age 42.1
Average Family Size 2.83
White 950 98.7%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.9%

Estimated Donnellson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 923
Growth -40
Growth % -4.2%

Donnellson 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 45.1%
US/American 20.4%
English 7.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
Irish 6.7%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
Norwegian 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
French Canadian 1.1%
Italian 1%
Swedish 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Welsh 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Romanian 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
European 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Donnellson, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Argyle (52625)
Primrose (52625)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Donnellson 963 $41,500
Farmington 756 $35,156
Franklin 136 $41,250
Houghton 130 $54,375
Montrose 957 $40,865
St. Paul 118 $58,750
West Point 980 $50,724

Donnellson Public Libraries

Donnellson Public Library
500 PARK
Donnellson, Iowa
(319) 835-5545

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Donnellson High Schools (2004)

2642 HIGHWAY 218
Serves 359 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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