Mcgregor, Iowa

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Mcgregor, Iowa

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High Points

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

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Short Commute Times
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Top 10% Mcgregor Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Mcgregor Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Mcgregor, Iowa

Comparing Mcgregor 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 10 8
Age of the Population 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 2 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 3
College Educated Adults 6 5
Median Family Income 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Rents 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Mcgregor Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles NW of Dubuque, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 163 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Clayton
Standard Zip Codes 52157
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.018
Longitude -91.182

Mcgregor Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Station GUTTENBERG L & D 10
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
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Mcgregor Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 871 100%
Male 417 47.9%
Female 454 52.1%
Under 18 166 19.1%
18+ 705 80.9%
65+ 219 25.1%
Median Age 44.2
Average Family Size 2.83
White 867 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.7%

Estimated Mcgregor Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 897
Growth 26
Growth % 3%

Mcgregor 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 48.8%
US/American 8.7%
Irish 8.7%
English 8%
Norwegian 7.3%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Czech 2.1%
Dutch 2%
Welsh 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Scandinavian 1.3%
Polish 1.1%
Swedish 1.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1%
French Canadian 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Danish 0.9%
Swiss 0.6%
European 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mcgregor 871 $37,969
Farmersburg 300 $40,694
Garnavillo 754 $44,107
Harpers Ferry 330 $35,125
Marquette 421 $38,194
Monona 1,550 $42,679
St. Olaf 136 $36,250

Mcgregor Public Libraries

Mcgregor Public Library
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Mcgregor, Iowa
(563) 873-3318

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