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People

Total Population 291
Male Share of the Population 55.3%
Female Share of the Population 44.7%
Senior Citizens 41.9%
Employed Population 16+ 113
Age of the Population 63

Families

% of people married 65.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,375
% Above Poverty Level 92.4%
% Below Poverty Level 7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 12.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.8%
Median Gross Rent $556
Median House Value $103,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.5%
US/American 0%
English 11%
Irish 24.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LYNXVILLE DAM 9
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
Station PRAIRIE DU CHIEN
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

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 Population Median Family Income
Lansing 953 $44,808
Luana 317 $56,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Harpers Ferry Public Libraries

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

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