Keystone, Iowa

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Keystone, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Keystone Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 17% Keystone Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Keystone, Iowa

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 4 6


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Affordability of Rents 4 2
Housing Recently Built 2 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2

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Keystone Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles W of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 200 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Benton
Standard Zip Codes 52249
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.998
Longitude -92.197

Keystone Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Station VINTON
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Distance 31.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
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Keystone Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 687 100%
Male 320 46.6%
Female 367 53.4%
Under 18 170 24.7%
18+ 517 75.3%
65+ 193 28.1%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 3.05
White 683 99.4%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Keystone Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 690
Growth 3
Growth % 0.4%

Keystone 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 64.8%
US/American 8.5%
Irish 6.5%
Norwegian 3.1%
Danish 3.1%
European 2.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2%
Italian 2%
English 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Swiss 1.3%
British 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Czech 0.6%
Polish 0.4%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Keystone 687 $48,750
Belle Plaine 2,878 $47,105
Blairstown 682 $47,778
Chelsea 287 $36,750
Elberon 245 $39,583
Garrison 413 $32,500
Van Horne 716 $49,261

Keystone Public Libraries

Schroeder Public Library
Keystone, Iowa
(319) 442-3329

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