In Hamburg, about 53% of adults are married. A relatively large number of people in Hamburg live by themselves.
The city benefits from the stability of its large group of senior citizens.
In 2000, Hamburg had a median family income of $42,935.
About 70% of housing units in Hamburg are owner-occupied. Much of the housing in the city has been around for years.
In Hamburg, 95% of commuters drive to work. You'll want a car to get around in Hamburg. Or at least you'll find that a great majority of people here drive everywhere. Commuting to work is generally easier in the city than in most places of its size.
Hamburg strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Short Commute Times
Comparing Hamburg to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|College Educated Adults|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Nearest Medium City||46 miles S of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||47 miles S of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Standard Zip Codes||51640|
|Phone Area Codes||712|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||12 to 32 F|
|Apr Temp||40 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 87 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 66 F|
|Annual Precip||34.6 inches|
|Station||AUBURN 5 ESE|
|Jan Temp||14 to 34 F|
|Apr Temp||41 to 65 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 90 F|
|Oct Temp||43 to 68 F|
|Annual Precip||32.3 inches|
|Station||GLENWOOD 3 SW|
|Jan Temp||10 to 32 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||65 to 88 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 67 F|
|Annual Precip||33.2 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.83|
|American Indian & Alaskan||3||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||68||5.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,221|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||11.2%|
|French (except Basque)||1.1%|
Hamburg Public Library
1301 MAIN STREET
HAMBURG JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
105 E ST
Serves 164 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6
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