Lisbon, Iowa

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Lisbon, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Lisbon Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Lisbon People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Lisbon Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Lisbon, Iowa

Comparing Lisbon 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 9 10
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Racial Diversity 4 6
Age of the Population 3 2
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
College Educated Adults 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Short Commute Times 6 3
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 9
Affordability of Rents 5 2
Housing Recently Built 4 7
People Living Alone 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2

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Lisbon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles SE of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 192 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Linn
Metro Area Cedar Rapids
Standard Zip Codes 52253
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.921
Longitude -91.385

Lisbon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.8 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
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Station VINTON
Distance 35.9 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
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Lisbon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,898 100%
Male 953 50.2%
Female 945 49.8%
Under 18 572 30.1%
18+ 1,326 69.9%
65+ 194 10.2%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.16
White 1,852 97.6%
African-American 7 0.4%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.3%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 29 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 0.9%

Estimated Lisbon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,944
Growth 46
Growth % 2.4%

Lisbon 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 44.1%
English 9.6%
Irish 9.4%
Czech 8.3%
US/American 5.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.8%
Norwegian 3.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Scottish 1.4%
Italian 1.3%
Swedish 1.2%
Dutch 0.9%
Polish 0.8%
Swiss 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
Greek 0.6%
Lebanese 0.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Canadian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Luxemburger 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Sutliff (52253)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lisbon 1,898 $55,583
Ely 1,149 $62,500
Martelle 280 $50,313
Mechanicsville 1,173 $44,500
Mount Vernon 3,390 $59,205
Solon 1,177 $58,289
Springville 1,091 $53,088

Lisbon Public Libraries

Lisbon Public Library
101 E MAIN
Lisbon, Iowa
(319) 455-2800

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Lisbon High Schools (2004)

Serves 169 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

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