Le Grand, Iowa

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Le Grand, Iowa

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

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Short Commute Times
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Top 11% Le Grand Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Le Grand Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Le Grand, Iowa

Comparing Le Grand 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 7 8
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Racial Diversity 5 7
Age of the Population 4 3
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
College Educated Adults 7 6
Median Family Income 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 8
Working at Home 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Housing Recently Built 7 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
People Living Alone 2 1

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Le Grand Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles SW of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 171 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Marshall
P.O. Box Zip Codes 50142
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.006
Longitude -92.775

Le Grand Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Distance 25.9 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
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Le Grand Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 883 100%
Male 431 48.8%
Female 452 51.2%
Under 18 242 27.4%
18+ 641 72.6%
65+ 122 13.8%
Median Age 36.4
Average Family Size 3
White 865 98%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.5%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 6 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 1.8%

Estimated Le Grand Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 966
Growth 83
Growth % 9.4%

Le Grand 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 34.2%
Irish 10.8%
English 8.7%
US/American 8%
Czech 7.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
Norwegian 6.1%
French (except Basque) 4.7%
Dutch 3.6%
Swedish 2.9%
Danish 1.3%
Italian 1.2%
Scottish 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Belgian 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Eastern European 0.3%
Acadian/Cajun 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Le Grand 883 $42,153
Ferguson 126 $46,250
Garwin 565 $45,938
Gilman 600 $42,500
Marshalltown 26,009 $45,315
Montour 285 $43,500
Toledo 2,539 $40,833

Le Grand Public Libraries

Pioneer Heritage Library
"204 N VINE ST., BOX 188"
Le Grand, Iowa
(641) 479-2122

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Le Grand High Schools (2004)

Serves 244 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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