Kingsley, Iowa

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Kingsley, Iowa

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Comparative Profile of Kingsley, Iowa

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 3 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 7
Short Commute Times 5 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 10
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
Housing Recently Built 2 4

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Kingsley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles E of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Plymouth
Standard Zip Codes 51028
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.588
Longitude -95.967

Kingsley Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LE MARS
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 26.5 inches
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches
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Kingsley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,245 100%
Male 597 48%
Female 648 52%
Under 18 308 24.7%
18+ 937 75.3%
65+ 334 26.8%
Median Age 42.5
Average Family Size 2.92
White 1,226 98.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.3%

Estimated Kingsley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,248
Growth 3
Growth % 0.2%

Kingsley 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 50.4%
English 8.4%
Irish 7.3%
Dutch 5.3%
Norwegian 4.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.3%
Swedish 4%
US/American 3.8%
Danish 2.5%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Scottish 1.8%
Polish 0.8%
Welsh 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
European 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
Russian 0.3%
Luxemburger 0.3%
Italian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kingsley 1,245 $41,513
Anthon 649 $36,667
Correctionville 851 $35,000
Lawton 697 $58,750
Moville 1,583 $53,750
Pierson 371 $40,833
Washta 282 $35,455

Kingsley Public Libraries

Kingsley Public Library
220 MAIN
Kingsley, Iowa
(712) 378-2410

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Kingsley High Schools (2004)

Serves 169 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.7

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