Keota, Iowa

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Keota, Iowa

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High Points

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

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 13% Keota Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Keota, Iowa

Comparing Keota 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 9 8
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Racial Diversity 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Male Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 2
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 8
People Above Poverty 7 4
Median Family Income 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Short Commute Times 5 2
Working at Home 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Keota Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles SW of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 207 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Keokuk
Standard Zip Codes 52248
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.363
Longitude -91.953

Keota Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Distance 31.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
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Keota Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,025 100%
Male 474 46.2%
Female 551 53.8%
Under 18 239 23.3%
18+ 786 76.7%
65+ 246 24%
Median Age 40.9
Average Family Size 2.98
White 1,012 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 5 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 4 0.4%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.6%

Estimated Keota Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 939
Growth -86
Growth % -8.4%

Keota 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 45.3%
US/American 23.1%
Irish 9.2%
English 5.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.4%
Polish 2.4%
Norwegian 1.9%
Swedish 1.6%
Dutch 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Czech 1.2%
Welsh 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Italian 0.6%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Croatian 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Clear Creek (52248)
Talleyrand (52248)

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)
Keota 1,025 $43,393
Harper 134 $38,594
North English 991 $43,162
South English 213 $51,071
Webster 110 $42,500
Wellman 1,393 $40,568
West Chester 159 $41,250

Keota Public Libraries

Wilson Memorial Library
Keota, Iowa
(641) 636-3850

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Keota High Schools (2004)

Serves 183 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.1

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