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People

Total Population 3,817
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 23.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,817
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 55.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24%
Median Earnings25+ $34,280
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,650

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,882
% Above Poverty Level 89.2%
% Below Poverty Level 10.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.5%
Median Gross Rent $537
Median House Value $89,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 20.5%

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

Emmetsburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 92 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Palo Alto
Standard Zip Codes 50536
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.112
Longitude -94.682

Emmetsburg 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 EMMETSBURG
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.9 inches
Station ALGONA 3 W
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Station SPENCER 1 N
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 28.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Osgood (50536)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ayrshire 152 $53,750
Fenton 325 $62,500
Graettinger 702 $52,292

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

Emmetsburg Public Libraries

Library
Emmetsburg Public Library
707 N. SUPERIOR
Emmetsburg, Iowa
(712) 852-4009

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Emmetsburg High Schools

EMMETSBURG HIGH SCHOOL
205 KING ST
712-852-2966
Serves 293 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

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