Lamont, Iowa

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Lamont, Iowa

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Lamont Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Lamont Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Lamont, Iowa

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 3
Median Family Income 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 4 1
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Working at Home 3 1
Short Commute Times 2 1
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 8 6
People Living Alone 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Housing Recently Built 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Lamont Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles E of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 178 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Buchanan
Standard Zip Codes 50650
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.598
Longitude -91.641

Lamont Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station OELWEIN 2 S
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Distance 14.7 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
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Lamont Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 503 100%
Male 248 49.3%
Female 255 50.7%
Under 18 135 26.8%
18+ 368 73.2%
65+ 80 15.9%
Median Age 37.1
Average Family Size 2.94
White 503 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Lamont Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 482
Growth -21
Growth % -4.2%

Lamont 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 48.1%
US/American 12%
English 9.1%
Irish 6.8%
Norwegian 5.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
Scottish 3.6%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Welsh 1.6%
European 1.6%
Czech 1.3%
Danish 1%
Polish 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Dutch 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lamont 503 $38,125
Aurora 194 $42,188
Dundee 179 $30,000
Masonville 104 $40,625
Stanley 128 $31,563
Strawberry Point 1,386 $45,268
Winthrop 772 $42,969

Lamont Public Libraries

Lamont Public Library
"616 BUSH ST., BOX 116"
Lamont, Iowa
(563) 924-3203

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