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People

Total Population 407
Male Share of the Population 55%
Female Share of the Population 45%
Senior Citizens 21.6%
Employed Population 16+ 169
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 43.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,750
% Above Poverty Level 77.6%
% Below Poverty Level 22.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.3%
Median Gross Rent $462
Median House Value $58,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 0%
English 4.4%
Irish 17.2%

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

Lehigh Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Webster
Standard Zip Codes 50557
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.36
Longitude -94.051

Lehigh 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 FORT DODGE
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Station BOONE
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station HUMBOLDT 3 W
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dayton 785 $46,731
Duncombe 363 $56,250
Fort Dodge 24,789 $50,693
Harcourt 246 $62,500

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

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Lehigh Public Library
241 ELM STREET
Lehigh, Iowa
(515) 359-2967
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