Hinton, Iowa

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Hinton, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 7% Hinton Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Hinton People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Hinton Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Hinton Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Hinton, Iowa

Comparing Hinton 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
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 8
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Age of the Population 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Senior Citizens 4 2
Racial Diversity 4 6
Female Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 9 10
People Above Poverty 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 7
Short Commute Times 6 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 1
People Living Alone 2 1

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Hinton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NE of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Plymouth
Standard Zip Codes 51024
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.627
Longitude -96.291

Hinton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LE MARS
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 26.5 inches
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches
Distance 34.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
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Hinton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 808 100%
Male 400 49.5%
Female 408 50.5%
Under 18 227 28.1%
18+ 581 71.9%
65+ 107 13.2%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 3.08
White 791 97.9%
African-American 4 0.5%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.4%
Mixed Race 6 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.6%

Estimated Hinton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 847
Growth 39
Growth % 4.8%

Hinton 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 56.7%
Irish 8.4%
Swedish 5.5%
English 5.2%
US/American 5%
French (except Basque) 3.6%
Dutch 3.3%
Norwegian 3.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
Danish 1.5%
Lithuanian 0.9%
Italian 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Czech 0.7%
European 0.7%
Swiss 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
Luxemburger 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Neptune (51024)

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)
Hinton 808 $58,958
Brunsville 146 $47,841
Lawton 697 $58,750
Le Mars 9,237 $47,409
Merrill 754 $50,000
Moville 1,583 $53,750
Sioux City 85,013 $45,751
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Hinton High Schools (2004)

315 W. GRAND
Serves 199 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

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