Harpers Ferry, Iowa

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Harpers Ferry Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles S of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 154 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Allamakee
Standard Zip Codes 52146
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.2
Longitude -91.153

Harpers Ferry 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 2.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 39 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Distance 11.6 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
Station GUTTENBERG L & D 10
Distance 29 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
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Harpers Ferry Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 330 100%
Male 157 47.6%
Female 173 52.4%
Under 18 49 14.8%
18+ 281 85.2%
65+ 120 36.4%
Median Age 57.9
Average Family Size 2.44
White 324 98.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 1.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.3%

Estimated Harpers Ferry Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 319
Growth -11
Growth % -3.3%

Harpers Ferry 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 43.4%
Irish 21.3%
Norwegian 8.2%
English 5.2%
French (except Basque) 5.2%
US/American 4.9%
Scottish 2.2%
Swedish 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Swiss 1.5%
Pennsylvania German 1.1%
French Canadian 0.7%
European 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Luxemburger 0.7%
British 0.7%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Egan (52146)
Waukon Junction (52146)

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)
Harpers Ferry 330 $35,125
Lansing 1,012 $34,519
Luana 249 $40,357
Marquette 421 $38,194
McGregor 871 $37,969
Monona 1,550 $42,679
Waterville 145 $36,667

Harpers Ferry Public Libraries

Dolores Tilinghast Memorial Library
"234 4TH ST., BOX 57"
Harpers Ferry, Iowa
(563) 586-2524

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