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People

Total Population 1,843
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 20.8%
Employed Population 16+ 877
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 58.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,845
% Above Poverty Level 87.5%
% Below Poverty Level 12.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.5%
Median Gross Rent $519
Median House Value $86,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 15.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Manson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Calhoun
Standard Zip Codes 50563
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.529
Longitude -94.533

Manson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station ROCKWELL CITY
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
Station FORT DODGE
Distance 17.1 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 HUMBOLDT 3 W
Distance 18.8 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Wieston (50563)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Barnum 271 $55,833
Clare 232 $66,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Manson Public Libraries

Library
Manson Public Library
"1312 10TH AVE., BOX 309"
Manson, Iowa
(712) 469-3986

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Manson High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

MANSON NORTHWEST WEBSTER HIGH SCHOOL
1601 15TH ST
712-469-2245
Serves 256 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.5

TWIN LAKES LEARNING CTR ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
830 MAIN ST
712-469-3096
A Non-traditional School
Serves 10 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10

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