Lone Rock, Iowa

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 89 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 132 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Kossuth
Standard Zip Codes 50559
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.218
Longitude -94.326

Lone Rock 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 ALGONA 3 W
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Station SWEA CITY 1 NE
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Station BRITT
Distance 27.8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
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Lone Rock Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 157 100%
Male 72 45.9%
Female 85 54.1%
Under 18 36 22.9%
18+ 121 77.1%
65+ 49 31.2%
Median Age 48.5
Average Family Size 2.86
White 154 98.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.6%

Estimated Lone Rock Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 152
Growth -5
Growth % -3.2%

Lone Rock 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 57.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
Norwegian 6.6%
Irish 4.7%
Scottish 3.8%
English 3.8%
Swedish 2.8%
Danish 2.8%
Scandinavian 2.8%
US/American 1.9%
Czechoslovakian 1.9%
Welsh 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lotts Creek (50559)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lone Rock 157 $36,875
Algona 5,741 $41,210
Bancroft 808 $35,625
Burt 556 $39,464
Fenton 317 $38,571
Ringsted 436 $36,875
Swea City 642 $40,417
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