Farley, Iowa

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Farley, Iowa

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High Points

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

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People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Farley People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Farley Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Farley, Iowa

Comparing Farley 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
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Racial Diversity 4 7
Senior Citizens 4 2
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 9 10


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 6
Working at Home 8 8
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 5 8
Affordability of Rents 5 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3
People Living Alone 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Farley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles W of Dubuque, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Dubuque
Metro Area Dubuque
Standard Zip Codes 52046
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.442
Longitude -91.006

Farley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
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Farley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,334 100%
Male 664 49.8%
Female 670 50.2%
Under 18 404 30.3%
18+ 930 69.7%
65+ 170 12.7%
Median Age 32.4
Average Family Size 3.25
White 1,319 98.9%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 6 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.3%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1%

Estimated Farley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,363
Growth 29
Growth % 2.2%

Farley 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 62.6%
Irish 13.8%
US/American 12%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
English 1.6%
Italian 0.9%
Scottish 0.8%
Greek 0.8%
Norwegian 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
Swiss 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Luxemburger 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
African 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Farley 1,334 $48,854
Centralia 101 $52,917
Dyersville 4,035 $45,625
Epworth 1,428 $47,321
New Vienna 400 $46,875
Peosta 651 $56,797
Worthington 381 $42,500

Farley Public Libraries

Dubuque County Library
"105 1ST ST., NE"
Farley, Iowa
(563) 744-3577

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