Hamburg, Iowa

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Hamburg, Iowa

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

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Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Hamburg Short Commute Times
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 17% Hamburg Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Hamburg, Iowa

Comparing Hamburg 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 9 8
Senior Citizens 9 7
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 1
Average Household Size 2 3


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Working at Home 2 1
Public Transportation Use 2 2


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

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Hamburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles S of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 47 miles S of Omaha, Nebraska
County Fremont
Standard Zip Codes 51640
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.604
Longitude -95.657

Hamburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SIDNEY
Distance 10.1 miles
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
Distance 17.2 miles
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
Distance 28 miles
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
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Hamburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,240 100%
Male 583 47%
Female 657 53%
Under 18 284 22.9%
18+ 956 77.1%
65+ 263 21.2%
Median Age 41.6
Average Family Size 2.83
White 1,193 96.2%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 33 2.7%
Mixed Race 6 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 68 5.5%

Estimated Hamburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,221
Growth -19
Growth % -1.5%

Hamburg 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 34.5%
US/American 14.5%
Irish 11.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.2%
English 9.1%
Dutch 3.2%
Swedish 3%
British 1.7%
European 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Scottish 1.2%
Norwegian 1.2%
Danish 1.1%
Italian 1.1%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Welsh 0.9%
Polish 0.7%
Czech 0.5%
French Canadian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hamburg 1,240 $42,935
Farragut 509 $47,813
Randolph 209 $36,500
Riverton 304 $46,250
Shenandoah 5,546 $39,110
Sidney 1,300 $45,278
Thurman 236 $38,438

Hamburg Public Libraries

Hamburg Public Library
Hamburg, Iowa
(712) 382-1395

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Hamburg High Schools (2004)

105 E ST
Serves 164 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

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