Humeston, Iowa

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Humeston, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Humeston Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Humeston Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Humeston Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Humeston, Iowa

Comparing Humeston 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 4 7
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 2
Average Household Size 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 5 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


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

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Humeston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles S of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 130 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 50123
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.858
Longitude -93.497

Humeston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CORYDON 8 W
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station LEON 6 ESE
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
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Humeston Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 543 100%
Male 244 44.9%
Female 299 55.1%
Under 18 110 20.3%
18+ 433 79.7%
65+ 156 28.7%
Median Age 46
Average Family Size 2.79
White 535 98.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 1.3%

Estimated Humeston Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 545
Growth 2
Growth % 0.4%

Humeston 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
English 24.6%
German 21.4%
Irish 15.3%
US/American 15%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11%
French (except Basque) 3.2%
Italian 1.7%
Swedish 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Dutch 1.4%
Welsh 1.2%
European 0.9%
Norwegian 0.6%
Scottish 0.3%
British 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Humeston 543 $33,214
Allerton 559 $35,000
Corydon 1,591 $40,231
Derby 131 $31,250
Garden Grove 250 $29,464
Lucas 243 $38,750
Woodburn 244 $30,938

Humeston Public Libraries

Humeston Public Library
"113 BROAD, BOX 97"
Humeston, Iowa
(641) 877-4811

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