Harcourt, Iowa

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Harcourt Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 114 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Webster
Standard Zip Codes 50544
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.262
Longitude -94.175

Harcourt Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Station BOONE
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
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Harcourt Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 340 100%
Male 169 49.7%
Female 171 50.3%
Under 18 89 26.2%
18+ 251 73.8%
65+ 62 18.2%
Median Age 38.2
Average Family Size 3.24
White 335 98.5%
African-American 1 0.3%
Asian 1 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.9%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.9%

Estimated Harcourt Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 318
Growth -22
Growth % -6.5%

Harcourt 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 22.5%
Swedish 21.2%
Irish 14.4%
Norwegian 10.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
US/American 5.5%
English 3%
Scandinavian 2.5%
Dutch 2.5%
Scottish 1.7%
Russian 1.3%
Polish 0.8%
Celtic 0.8%
Italian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Czech 0.8%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lanyon (50544)

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)
Harcourt 340 $42,500
Boxholm 215 $38,750
Callender 424 $42,917
Dayton 884 $38,698
Gowrie 1,038 $44,342
Paton 265 $46,250
Pilot Mound 214 $35,313

Harcourt Public Libraries

Harcourt Public Library
"106 W 2ND ST., BOX 358"
Harcourt, Iowa
(515) 354-5391

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