Goldfield strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Men
Walking and Biking to Work
Comparing Goldfield to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||50 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||145 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Standard Zip Codes||50542|
|Phone Area Codes||515|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.81|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||11||1.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||642|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||4%|
|French (except Basque)||2.1%|
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