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People

Total Population 1,111
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 19.5%
Employed Population 16+ 541
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 59%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.6%
Median Earnings25+ $26,161
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,571

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,556
% Above Poverty Level 84%
% Below Poverty Level 16%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.8%
Median Gross Rent $542
Median House Value $76,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
US/American 0%
English 8.7%
Irish 14.3%

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

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

Notes:

  • 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
Station OAKLAND
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
Station ATLANTIC 1 NE
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Atlantic 6,929 $49,133
Cumberland 330 $45,714
Elliott 417 $52,083
Grant 90 $29,375
Lewis 470 $44,821

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

Griswold Public Libraries

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

GRISWOLD MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL
20 MADISON
712-778-2154
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 381 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

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