Elma strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
Comparing Elma to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|College Educated Adults|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Nearest Medium City||52 miles N of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||122 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota|
|Standard Zip Codes||50628|
|Phone Area Codes||641|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||7 to 24 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||36.5 inches|
|Jan Temp||3 to 21 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 56 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 82 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||34.4 inches|
|Station||CRESCO 1 NE|
|Jan Temp||3 to 22 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 56 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 82 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||35.6 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.88|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||0||0%|
|Est. 2005 Population||577|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3.9%|
|French (except Basque)||0.4%|
According to the US Postal Service, Elma, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Lourdes (50628)
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