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People

Total Population 2,315
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,120
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 55.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,250
% Above Poverty Level 87.3%
% Below Poverty Level 12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.4%
Median Gross Rent $598
Median House Value $119,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.9%
Irish 18.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

La Porte City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles SE of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 187 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Black Hawk
Metro Area Waterloo - Cedar Falls
Standard Zip Codes 50651
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.315
Longitude -92.191

La Porte City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station VINTON
Distance 14.2 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
Station INDEPENDENCE
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station CEDAR RAPIDS NO 1
Distance 36.8 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Laporte City (50651)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brandon 312 $47,813
Dysart 1,609 $75,417
Elk Run Heights 942 $60,694
Gilbertville 700 $56,389

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

La Porte City Public Libraries

Library
Hawkins Memorial Library
308 MAIN
La Porte City, Iowa
(319) 342-3025
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La Porte City High Schools

UNION HIGH SCHOOL
200 ADAMS ST
319-342-2697
Serves 359 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

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