Durant, Iowa

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Durant, Iowa

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High Points

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

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People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 15% Durant People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 18% Durant Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Durant, Iowa

Comparing Durant 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
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 6 4
Age of the Population 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 9 9
People Above Poverty 8 7
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 4
Working at Home 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Affordability of Rents 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
Housing Recently Built 3 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Durant Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles W of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 169 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Cedar
Standard Zip Codes 52747
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.599
Longitude -90.91

Durant Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station TIPTON 4 NE
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
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Durant Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,677 100%
Male 785 46.8%
Female 892 53.2%
Under 18 442 26.4%
18+ 1,235 73.6%
65+ 286 17.1%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 3.01
White 1,657 98.8%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 8 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 0.7%

Estimated Durant Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,677
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Durant 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 60.7%
US/American 8.8%
Irish 7.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
English 3.9%
Norwegian 2.2%
Danish 1.7%
Swedish 1.4%
Polish 1.3%
Italian 1.1%
Belgian 1.1%
Dutch 1%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Swiss 0.8%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
French Canadian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
European 0.2%
British 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Durant 1,677 $51,667
Blue Grass 1,169 $55,208
Maysville 163 $54,750
New Liberty 121 $55,000
Stockton 182 $28,438
Walcott 1,528 $52,625
Wilton 2,829 $49,615
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Durant High Schools (2004)

408 7TH ST
Serves 237 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

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