Lowden, Iowa

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Lowden, Iowa

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Comparative Profile of Lowden, Iowa

Comparing Lowden 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 8
Age of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 8
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Racial Diversity 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
People Above Poverty 8 7
Median Family Income 7 7
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 8
Short Commute Times 4 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


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

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Lowden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles NW of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 168 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Cedar
Standard Zip Codes 52255
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.857
Longitude -90.928

Lowden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station TIPTON 4 NE
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
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Lowden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 794 100%
Male 381 48%
Female 413 52%
Under 18 190 23.9%
18+ 604 76.1%
65+ 186 23.4%
Median Age 42.1
Average Family Size 2.84
White 787 99.1%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 5 0.6%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.1%

Estimated Lowden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 818
Growth 24
Growth % 3%

Lowden 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 64.3%
US/American 8.6%
Irish 5.3%
Czech 4.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
English 2.3%
Scottish 2%
Norwegian 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
European 1.4%
Belgian 0.9%
Albanian 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Croatian 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Italian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Massillon (52255)

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)
Lowden 794 $45,735
Bennett 395 $47,679
Clarence 1,008 $42,250
Lost Nation 497 $34,792
Oxford Junction 573 $35,625
Toronto 134 $27,500
Wheatland 772 $36,528

Lowden Public Libraries

Lowden Public Library
"605 MAIN ST., BOX 307"
Lowden, Iowa
(319) 944-7629

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