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People

Total Population 658
Male Share of the Population 51.7%
Female Share of the Population 48.3%
Senior Citizens 18.7%
Employed Population 16+ 302
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 57.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.3%
Median Earnings25+ $29,833
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $37,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,625

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,375
% Above Poverty Level 87.3%
% Below Poverty Level 12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.7%
Median Gross Rent $453
Median House Value $66,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 16.3%

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

Goldfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 145 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Wright
Standard Zip Codes 50542
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.735
Longitude -93.92

Goldfield 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 CLARION
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Station HUMBOLDT 3 W
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Station BRITT
Distance 25.9 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clarion 2,788 $51,298
Eagle Grove 3,483 $66,175

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

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