Guttenberg, Iowa

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Guttenberg, Iowa

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High Points

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

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Short Commute Times
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Top 12% Guttenberg Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Guttenberg Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Guttenberg, Iowa

Comparing Guttenberg 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 9
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 3 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 4
College Educated Adults 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
Median Family Income 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 8
Working at Home 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Rents 9 8
People Living Alone 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Guttenberg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles NW of Dubuque, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Clayton
Standard Zip Codes 52052
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.785
Longitude -91.099

Guttenberg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GUTTENBERG L & D 10
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
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Guttenberg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,987 100%
Male 932 46.9%
Female 1,055 53.1%
Under 18 417 21%
18+ 1,570 79%
65+ 521 26.2%
Median Age 45.3
Average Family Size 2.77
White 1,965 98.9%
African-American 9 0.5%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 8 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.5%

Estimated Guttenberg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,943
Growth -44
Growth % -2.2%

Guttenberg 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 68.4%
Irish 6.7%
English 5.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.9%
US/American 3.7%
Norwegian 2.2%
Czech 2.1%
Russian 1.3%
Swedish 1%
French Canadian 0.9%
Nigerian 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Italian 0.3%
Other Arab 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Guttenberg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Turkey River (52052)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Guttenberg 1,987 $33,393
Colesburg 412 $41,750
Garber 103 $28,125
Garnavillo 754 $44,107
Holy Cross 339 $41,136
Luxemburg 246 $46,667
North Buena Vista 124 $38,750

Guttenberg Public Libraries

Guttenberg Public Library
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(319) 252-3108

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Guttenberg Hospitals

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(563) 252-1121
Emergency Service: Yes

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Guttenberg High Schools (2004)

Serves 268 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.9

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