Elk Run Heights, Iowa

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Elk Run Heights, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Elk Run Heights Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Elk Run Heights People in Middle Class or Better
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Elk Run Heights Short Commute Times
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 19% Elk Run Heights Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Elk Run Heights, Iowa

Comparing Elk Run Heights 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 7 6
Racial Diversity 6 9
Senior Citizens 5 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
Median Family Income 8 8
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 7
Working at Home 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Housing Recently Built 4 7
Affordability of Rents 3 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Elk Run Heights Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles E of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 176 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Black Hawk
Metro Area Waterloo - Cedar Falls
Standard Zip Codes 50707
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.466
Longitude -92.256

Elk Run Heights Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.1 inches
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station VINTON
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
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Elk Run Heights Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,052 100%
Male 534 50.8%
Female 518 49.2%
Under 18 271 25.8%
18+ 781 74.2%
65+ 152 14.4%
Median Age 39.1
Average Family Size 2.92
White 1,026 97.5%
African-American 7 0.7%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 14 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 2%

Estimated Elk Run Heights Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,082
Growth 30
Growth % 2.9%

Elk Run Heights 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 52.6%
US/American 9.5%
Irish 8.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.8%
English 3.9%
French (except Basque) 3.7%
Norwegian 3.4%
Danish 3.1%
Italian 3%
Scottish 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Finnish 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Dutch 0.5%
French Canadian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Raymar (50707)

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)
Elk Run Heights 1,052 $48,906
Dunkerton 749 $48,229
Evansdale 4,526 $37,418
Gilbertville 767 $47,917
Jesup 2,212 $48,966
Raymond 537 $55,417
Waterloo 68,747 $42,731
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