Mediapolis, Iowa

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Mediapolis, Iowa

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Mediapolis Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Mediapolis Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Mediapolis Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Mediapolis, Iowa

Comparing Mediapolis 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
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Age of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
Median Family Income 8 8
People Above Poverty 7 4
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Working at Home 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 9
People Living Alone 6 4
Housing Recently Built 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7

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Mediapolis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles SW of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 171 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Des Moines
Standard Zip Codes 52637
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.008
Longitude -91.163

Mediapolis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 43 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 46 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
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Mediapolis Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,644 100%
Male 763 46.4%
Female 881 53.6%
Under 18 408 24.8%
18+ 1,236 75.2%
65+ 379 23.1%
Median Age 40.3
Average Family Size 2.92
White 1,629 99.1%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 9 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 0.7%

Estimated Mediapolis Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,587
Growth -57
Growth % -3.5%

Mediapolis 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 40.6%
US/American 14.5%
Irish 11.1%
English 7.4%
Swedish 6.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
Norwegian 2.3%
Dutch 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Scottish 1.6%
Italian 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
European 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
Swiss 0.7%
Northern European 0.6%
Canadian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.4%
Welsh 0.2%
Guyanese 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kingston (52637)
Kossuth (52637)
Northfield (52637)

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)
Mediapolis 1,644 $47,841
Middletown 535 $37,500
Morning Sun 872 $43,173
Mount Union 132 $31,250
Oakville 439 $32,250
Wapello 2,124 $45,395
West Burlington 3,161 $45,321

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Mediapolis Public Library
Mediapolis, Iowa
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Mediapolis High Schools (2004)

Serves 287 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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