Gladbrook, Iowa

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Gladbrook, Iowa

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 17% Gladbrook Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Gladbrook, Iowa

Comparing Gladbrook 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 4
Male Share of the Population 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
College Educated Adults 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 5
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Working at Home 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
People Living Alone 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Gladbrook Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles SW of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 178 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Tama
Standard Zip Codes 50635
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.187
Longitude -92.715

Gladbrook Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
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Gladbrook Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,015 100%
Male 449 44.2%
Female 566 55.8%
Under 18 253 24.9%
18+ 762 75.1%
65+ 284 28%
Median Age 41.7
Average Family Size 2.91
White 1,003 98.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.5%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.9%

Estimated Gladbrook Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,021
Growth 6
Growth % 0.6%

Gladbrook 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 53.5%
Norwegian 10%
Irish 9.9%
English 6.3%
US/American 4.2%
Dutch 2.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.1%
French (except Basque) 2%
Czech 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Polish 1%
Danish 0.9%
British 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
Romanian 0.5%
European 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Greek 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gladbrook 1,015 $41,797
Beaman 210 $46,500
Conrad 1,055 $52,574
Garwin 565 $45,938
Grundy Center 2,596 $46,223
Lincoln 182 $39,750
Reinbeck 1,751 $45,938

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Gladbrook Public Library
Gladbrook, Iowa
(641) 473-3236

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