Klemme, Iowa

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Klemme, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 6% Klemme Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Klemme Walking and Biking to Work
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Klemme Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Klemme, Iowa

Comparing Klemme 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 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Age of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 4 7
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
Median Family Income 4 1
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 7 3
Working at Home 4 2
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 8 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
People Living Alone 2 2
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Klemme Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 67 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 136 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 50449
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.006
Longitude -93.602

Klemme Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BRITT
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Station ALGONA 3 W
Distance 35.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
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Klemme Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 593 100%
Male 288 48.6%
Female 305 51.4%
Under 18 151 25.5%
18+ 442 74.5%
65+ 123 20.7%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 2.9
White 586 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 1%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 3%

Estimated Klemme Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 558
Growth -35
Growth % -5.9%

Klemme 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 52%
Norwegian 16.3%
US/American 8.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
Swedish 3.4%
Irish 2.8%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Italian 1.6%
Danish 1.4%
Czech 1.4%
Dutch 1.2%
English 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
European 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Klemme 593 $36,625
Belmond 2,560 $43,393
Garner 2,922 $48,514
Goodell 174 $40,625
Kanawha 739 $42,031
Meservey 252 $36,042
Ventura 670 $47,969

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Klemme Public Library
Klemme, Iowa
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