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People

Total Population 325
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 19.7%
Employed Population 16+ 143
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 59.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,500
% Above Poverty Level 92%
% Below Poverty Level 8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.3%
Median Gross Rent $396
Median House Value $40,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.5%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 14.8%

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

Fenton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 91 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Kossuth
Standard Zip Codes 50539
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.219
Longitude -94.43

Fenton 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 ALGONA 3 W
Distance 12.5 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 SWEA CITY 1 NE
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Station BRITT
Distance 32.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Seneca (50539)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Armstrong 918 $66,750
Bancroft 747 $57,813
Burt 550 $51,375
Lone Rock 136 $62,917

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

Fenton Public Libraries

Library
Fenton Public Library
605 MAPLE
Fenton, Iowa
(515) 889-2333

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Fenton High Schools

SENTRAL JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL
308 310TH ST
515-889-2261
Serves 135 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.4

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