Griswold, Iowa

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Griswold, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Griswold Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 14% Griswold Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Griswold, Iowa

Comparing Griswold 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
Senior Citizens 10 9
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
College Educated Adults 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
Median Family Income 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Short Commute Times 6 3
Working at Home 4 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Affordability of Rents 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Griswold Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles E of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 41 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Cass
Standard Zip Codes 51535
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.235
Longitude -95.137

Griswold Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station RED OAK
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
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Griswold Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,039 100%
Male 482 46.4%
Female 557 53.6%
Under 18 224 21.6%
18+ 815 78.4%
65+ 286 27.5%
Median Age 44.6
Average Family Size 2.82
White 1,029 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 4 0.4%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.3%

Estimated Griswold Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 983
Growth -56
Growth % -5.4%

Griswold 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 37.8%
US/American 15.1%
English 11.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
Irish 6%
Swedish 4.9%
Danish 3.8%
Norwegian 3.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
European 1.5%
Scottish 1.4%
Dutch 1.4%
Welsh 0.9%
Swiss 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Belgian 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Griswold 1,039 $38,125
Atlantic 7,257 $41,168
Cumberland 281 $39,167
Elliott 402 $35,114
Grant 102 $42,917
Lewis 438 $36,563
Oakland 1,487 $48,092

Griswold Public Libraries

Griswold Public Library
505 MAIN ST.
Griswold, Iowa
(712) 778-4130
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Griswold High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 381 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

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