Huxley, Iowa

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Huxley, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Huxley College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Huxley Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Huxley Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Huxley Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Huxley People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Huxley, Iowa

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
People Above Poverty 8 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Short Commute Times 7 3
Working at Home 3 2
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8
Affordability of Rents 4 2
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1

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Huxley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles S of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Story
Standard Zip Codes 50124
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.895
Longitude -93.6

Huxley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station AMES 8 WSW
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Station ANKENY
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Station BOONE
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
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Huxley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,316 100%
Male 1,121 48.4%
Female 1,195 51.6%
Under 18 629 27.2%
18+ 1,687 72.8%
65+ 200 8.6%
Median Age 32.5
Average Family Size 3
White 2,256 97.4%
African-American 5 0.2%
Asian 13 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.3%
Other 15 0.6%
Mixed Race 20 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 30 1.3%

Estimated Huxley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,347
Growth 31
Growth % 1.3%

Huxley 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 32.7%
Norwegian 19.3%
Irish 10.3%
English 8.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
US/American 4.1%
Dutch 3.8%
Polish 2.6%
French (except Basque) 2%
Belgian 1.2%
Welsh 1.1%
Italian 1.1%
Danish 1.1%
Swedish 1%
Scottish 0.9%
European 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Canadian 0.7%
Hungarian 0.7%
Swiss 0.5%
Czech 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Midvale (50124)

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)
Huxley 2,316 $56,202
Alleman 439 $66,154
Cambridge 819 $49,375
Elkhart 362 $51,042
Kelley 300 $57,344
Sheldahl 336 $48,571
Slater 1,306 $58,036

Huxley Public Libraries

Huxley Public Library
Huxley, Iowa
(515) 597-2552

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Huxley High Schools (2004)

Serves 426 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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