Hedrick, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Hedrick Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 13% Hedrick Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Hedrick, Iowa

Comparing Hedrick 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Senior Citizens 7 5
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Age of the Population 5 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 6 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
People Living Alone 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Housing Recently Built 3 4

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Hedrick Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles SW of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 187 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Keokuk
Standard Zip Codes 52563
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.172
Longitude -92.308

Hedrick Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
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Hedrick Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 837 100%
Male 401 47.9%
Female 436 52.1%
Under 18 232 27.7%
18+ 605 72.3%
65+ 151 18%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 3.04
White 828 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 7 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.8%

Estimated Hedrick Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 828
Growth -9
Growth % -1.1%

Hedrick 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 26.9%
US/American 15%
Irish 14.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11%
English 11%
Dutch 6.2%
Swedish 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Polish 2.2%
Italian 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Welsh 1.4%
European 1.2%
Scottish 1%
Pennsylvania German 0.8%
Norwegian 0.6%
Belgian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Farson (52563)

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)
Hedrick 837 $37,917
Delta 410 $30,417
Fremont 704 $44,167
Kirkville 214 $31,875
Martinsburg 126 $41,250
Ollie 224 $35,938
Ottumwa 24,998 $37,302

Hedrick Public Libraries

Hedrick Public Library
109 MAIN ST.
Hedrick, Iowa
(641) 653-4914

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