Dumont, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Dumont Walking and Biking to Work
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(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Dumont Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Dumont, Iowa

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
Median Family Income 4 1
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 7 4
Working at Home 4 2
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 8
People Living Alone 8 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Housing Recently Built 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Dumont Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles NW of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 152 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Butler
Standard Zip Codes 50625
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.751
Longitude -92.975

Dumont Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.8 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
Station ELDORA
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Distance 29.8 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
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Dumont Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 676 100%
Male 312 46.2%
Female 364 53.8%
Under 18 145 21.4%
18+ 531 78.6%
65+ 219 32.4%
Median Age 46.9
Average Family Size 2.84
White 670 99.1%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.5%

Estimated Dumont Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 658
Growth -18
Growth % -2.7%

Dumont 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 57.2%
US/American 10%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.7%
Norwegian 5.5%
English 4.9%
Dutch 3.3%
Danish 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Irish 2.5%
Swedish 0.8%
Romanian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
British 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
European 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Scottish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dumont 676 $36,786
Allison 1,006 $42,050
Aplington 1,054 $41,711
Bristow 202 $34,167
Clarksville 1,441 $37,457
Geneva 171 $40,625
Hampton 4,218 $45,391

Dumont Public Libraries

Brown Memorial Library
602 2ND ST.
Dumont, Iowa
(641) 857-3304

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