Dunlap, Iowa

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Dunlap, Iowa

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Comparative Profile of Dunlap, Iowa

Comparing Dunlap 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 9
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 5
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 1
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
People Above Poverty 6 3
Median Family Income 5 3
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 5 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Dunlap Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles N of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 44 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Harrison
Standard Zip Codes 51529
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.854
Longitude -95.6

Dunlap 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 LOGAN
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 32.6 inches
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
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Dunlap Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,139 100%
Male 541 47.5%
Female 598 52.5%
Under 18 255 22.4%
18+ 884 77.6%
65+ 306 26.9%
Median Age 42.9
Average Family Size 2.97
White 1,120 98.3%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 13 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.3%

Estimated Dunlap Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,117
Growth -22
Growth % -1.9%

Dunlap 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 40.1%
Irish 16.5%
English 12.6%
US/American 8.6%
Norwegian 5.9%
Danish 3.7%
Swedish 1.7%
Italian 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1%
Polish 1%
Pennsylvania German 0.9%
Scottish 0.7%
Dutch 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
French Canadian 0.5%
Czech 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dunlap 1,139 $39,762
Arion 136 $36,250
Dow City 503 $37,813
Earling 471 $40,417
Moorhead 232 $38,750
Panama 212 $55,000
Woodbine 1,564 $40,972

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Dunlap Public Library
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Dunlap High Schools (2004)

Serves 347 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

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