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People

Total Population 543
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 40.1%
Employed Population 16+ 202
Age of the Population 58

Families

% of people married 50%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,292
% Above Poverty Level 91.3%
% Below Poverty Level 8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 40.1%
Median Gross Rent $425
Median House Value $91,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
US/American 0%
English 10.9%
Irish 9.6%

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

Elk Horn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles NE of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Shelby
Standard Zip Codes 51531
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.591
Longitude -95.059

Elk Horn 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 AUDUBON 1 SSE
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Station ATLANTIC 1 NE
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station DENISON
Distance 33.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Audubon 2,054 $57,143
Brayton 132 $55,625
Exira 871 $44,625
Kimballton 296 $58,750

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

Elk Horn Public Libraries

Library
Elk Horn Public Library
"2027 WASHINGTON, BOX 119"
Elk Horn, Iowa
(712) 764-2013

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Elk Horn High Schools

ELK HORN-KIMBALLTON HIGH SCHOOL
4114 MADISON ST
712-764-4606
Serves 111 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9

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