Holstein, Iowa

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Holstein, Iowa

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High Points

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

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Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Holstein Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Holstein Walking and Biking to Work
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 19% Holstein Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Holstein, Iowa

Comparing Holstein 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 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Racial Diversity 2 4
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 7
Median Family Income 7 5
People Above Poverty 7 4
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Public Transportation Use 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 8
People Living Alone 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Holstein Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles E of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Ida
Standard Zip Codes 51025
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.489
Longitude -95.544

Holstein Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station IDA GROVE 5 NW
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Distance 33.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
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Holstein Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,470 100%
Male 654 44.5%
Female 816 55.5%
Under 18 341 23.2%
18+ 1,129 76.8%
65+ 411 28%
Median Age 43.7
Average Family Size 2.84
White 1,458 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 6 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.3%

Estimated Holstein Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,415
Growth -55
Growth % -3.7%

Holstein 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 62.1%
Irish 7.5%
US/American 7.1%
English 6.1%
Norwegian 4.8%
Dutch 2.9%
Swedish 2.6%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Danish 1.5%
Italian 0.9%
Scottish 0.7%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.4%
Polish 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Holstein 1,470 $43,636
Correctionville 851 $35,000
Cushing 246 $47,000
Galva 368 $33,438
Ida Grove 2,350 $46,213
Quimby 368 $32,917
Washta 282 $35,455

Holstein Public Libraries

Stubbs Memorial Library
Holstein, Iowa
(712) 368-4563

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Holstein High Schools (2004)

Serves 196 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

Holstein Colleges

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