Fredericksburg, Iowa

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Fredericksburg, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 1% trophy Fredericksburg Walking and Biking to Work
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Short Commute Times
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Top 5% trophy Fredericksburg Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Fredericksburg, Iowa

Comparing Fredericksburg 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
Age of the Population 8 8
Senior Citizens 8 6
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
Median Family Income 5 3
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 9
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Working at Home 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
People Living Alone 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Housing Recently Built 2 4

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Fredericksburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles N of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 144 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Chickasaw
Standard Zip Codes 50630
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.965
Longitude -92.199

Fredericksburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.3 miles
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
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
Station OELWEIN 2 S
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
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Fredericksburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 984 100%
Male 461 46.8%
Female 523 53.2%
Under 18 253 25.7%
18+ 731 74.3%
65+ 204 20.7%
Median Age 41.5
Average Family Size 2.87
White 975 99.1%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Fredericksburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 903
Growth -81
Growth % -8.2%

Fredericksburg 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 60.7%
Norwegian 7.7%
Irish 7.3%
English 6.6%
US/American 4.8%
Italian 3.8%
Scottish 1.5%
Dutch 1.4%
Swiss 1.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.1%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Polish 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
French Canadian 0.6%
Swedish 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fredericksburg 984 $40,357
Frederika 199 $47,500
Lawler 461 $36,875
New Hampton 3,692 $50,360
Sumner 2,106 $44,318
Tripoli 1,310 $42,647
Waucoma 299 $33,250

Fredericksburg Public Libraries

Upham Memorial Library
"138 W MAIN, PO BOX 281"
Fredericksburg, Iowa
(563) 237-6498

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Fredericksburg High Schools (2004)

Serves 182 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.8

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