Hartley, Iowa

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Hartley, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Hartley Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Hartley Short Commute Times
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 10% Hartley Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 18% Hartley Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Hartley, Iowa

Comparing Hartley 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
Senior Citizens 9 8
Age of the Population 8 7
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 10
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Male Share of the Population 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 3 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 8
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Working at Home 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Affordability of Rents 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Hartley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles NE of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 135 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County O Brien
Standard Zip Codes 51346
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.18
Longitude -95.47

Hartley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
Station SPENCER 1 N
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 28.6 inches
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.5 inches
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Hartley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,733 100%
Male 815 47%
Female 918 53%
Under 18 436 25.2%
18+ 1,297 74.8%
65+ 415 23.9%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.92
White 1,677 96.8%
African-American 14 0.8%
Asian 7 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 15 0.9%
Mixed Race 18 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 81 4.7%

Estimated Hartley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,565
Growth -168
Growth % -9.7%

Hartley 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 49.9%
Dutch 9.9%
Irish 7.3%
US/American 6.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
English 5.1%
Norwegian 4.4%
Danish 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Somalian 1.5%
Swedish 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Israeli 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Brazilian 0.4%
Italian 0.3%
Belgian 0.2%
European 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Moneta (51346)

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)
Hartley 1,733 $39,602
Archer 126 $39,167
Everly 647 $41,458
Melvin 243 $36,250
Primghar 891 $40,982
Royal 479 $41,146
Sanborn 1,353 $42,500

Hartley Public Libraries

Hartley Public Library
Hartley, Iowa
(712) 728-2080

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Hartley High Schools (2004)

300 N 8TH AVE W
Serves 309 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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