Logan, Iowa

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Logan, Iowa

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Comparative Profile of Logan, Iowa

Comparing Logan 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
Senior Citizens 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Age of the Population 6 5
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 6
People Above Poverty 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
College Educated Adults 6 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Working at Home 6 6
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Short Commute Times 5 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
People Living Alone 7 6
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Logan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles N of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Harrison
Standard Zip Codes 51546
P.O. Box Zip Codes 51550
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.643
Longitude -95.788

Logan Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LOGAN
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 32.6 inches
Station BLAIR
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 30.1 inches
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 30.2 inches
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Logan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,545 100%
Male 732 47.4%
Female 813 52.6%
Under 18 419 27.1%
18+ 1,126 72.9%
65+ 326 21.1%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 3.09
White 1,534 99.3%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 3 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.6%

Estimated Logan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,319
Growth -226
Growth % -14.6%

Logan 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 38.9%
English 13.6%
Irish 11.8%
US/American 9.3%
Norwegian 4.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
Danish 3.3%
Dutch 2.4%
Czech 2.2%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Italian 1.8%
French Canadian 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Welsh 1.1%
European 0.7%
Scottish 0.6%
Polish 0.5%
Swedish 0.4%
Belgian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Logan 1,545 $44,375
Magnolia 200 $40,000
Missouri Valley 2,992 $47,250
Modale 303 $39,432
Persia 363 $40,000
Portsmouth 225 $39,250
Woodbine 1,564 $40,972

Logan Public Libraries

Logan Public Library
121 E 6TH ST
Logan, Iowa
(712) 644-2551

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Logan High Schools (2004)

1200 N 2ND AVE
Serves 373 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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