Ellsworth, Iowa

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Ellsworth, Iowa

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

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 15% Ellsworth Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Ellsworth, Iowa

Comparing Ellsworth 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Senior Citizens 5 3
Age of the Population 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
People Above Poverty 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
Median Family Income 4 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Short Commute Times 9 6
Public Transportation Use 3 4
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Ellsworth Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 141 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Hamilton
Standard Zip Codes 50075
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.312
Longitude -93.578

Ellsworth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Station AMES 8 WSW
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Station BOONE
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
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Ellsworth Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 531 100%
Male 255 48%
Female 276 52%
Under 18 156 29.4%
18+ 375 70.6%
65+ 81 15.3%
Median Age 32.5
Average Family Size 3.17
White 488 91.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.3%
Other 32 6%
Mixed Race 4 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 61 11.5%

Estimated Ellsworth Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 539
Growth 8
Growth % 1.5%

Ellsworth 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
Norwegian 31.4%
German 23.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.7%
European 9.1%
Irish 6.1%
English 4.7%
US/American 2%
Polish 1.5%
Czech 1%
Swedish 1%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Italian 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.5%
African 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ellsworth 531 $36,250
Kamrar 229 $41,071
Radcliffe 607 $46,875
Randall 148 $40,875
Roland 1,324 $55,417
Stanhope 488 $41,667
Story City 3,228 $51,493

Ellsworth Public Libraries

Ellsworth Public Library
"1549 DEWITT, PO BOX 338"
Ellsworth, Iowa
(515) 836-4852

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