Inwood, Iowa

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Inwood, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Inwood Walking and Biking to Work
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 10% Inwood Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Inwood, Iowa

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 6 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Short Commute Times 7 3
Working at Home 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 8
People Living Alone 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Housing Recently Built 4 7

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Inwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles SE of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Lyon
Standard Zip Codes 51240
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.307
Longitude -96.431

Inwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CANTON 4 WNW
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 23.5 inches
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 24.8 inches
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Inwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 875 100%
Male 400 45.7%
Female 475 54.3%
Under 18 231 26.4%
18+ 644 73.6%
65+ 225 25.7%
Median Age 39.5
Average Family Size 3.07
White 851 97.3%
African-American 4 0.5%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 9 1%
Mixed Race 9 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 1.8%

Estimated Inwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 874
Growth -1
Growth % -0.1%

Inwood 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
Dutch 38.2%
German 22.7%
Norwegian 13.4%
Irish 5.7%
Danish 3.5%
US/American 3.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.1%
Swedish 2.3%
English 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Kenyan 0.8%
Scottish 0.7%
Italian 0.7%
Swiss 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
African 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Inwood 875 $41,667
Alvord 187 $41,786
Doon 533 $39,773
Larchwood 788 $48,125
Lester 251 $47,083
Rock Rapids 2,573 $47,688
Rock Valley 2,702 $45,074

Inwood Public Libraries

Inwood Public Library
103 S MAIN
Inwood, Iowa
(712) 753-4814

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Inwood High Schools (2004)

1787 182ND STREET
Serves 265 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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