Lehigh, Iowa

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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Lehigh Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 497 100%
Male 261 52.5%
Female 236 47.5%
Under 18 122 24.5%
18+ 375 75.5%
65+ 100 20.1%
Median Age 42
Average Family Size 2.86
White 488 98.2%
African-American 2 0.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 6 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Lehigh Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 484
Growth -13
Growth % -2.6%

Lehigh 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 28.8%
Irish 15.1%
Swedish 11%
Norwegian 9.6%
US/American 8.7%
English 4.9%
Italian 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 3.2%
Danish 2.9%
Czech 2.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.6%
French Canadian 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
Dutch 1.2%
Swiss 0.9%
Bulgarian 0.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Jordanian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lehigh 497 $31,458
Dayton 884 $38,698
Duncombe 474 $41,591
Fort Dodge 25,136 $42,555
Harcourt 340 $42,500
Otho 571 $43,750
Stratford 746 $41,042

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