Milo, Iowa

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High Points

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

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 5% trophy Milo Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Rents
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Top 5% trophy Milo Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Milo, Iowa

Comparing Milo 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
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Senior Citizens 4 3
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 7 7
College Educated Adults 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Working at Home 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Milo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles S of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 129 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Warren
Metro Area Des Moines
Standard Zip Codes 50166
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.291
Longitude -93.442

Milo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
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Milo Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 839 100%
Male 416 49.6%
Female 423 50.4%
Under 18 240 28.6%
18+ 599 71.4%
65+ 114 13.6%
Median Age 34.2
Average Family Size 3.07
White 835 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Milo Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 828
Growth -11
Growth % -1.3%

Milo 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 28%
US/American 26.4%
English 13.5%
Irish 8.2%
Swedish 4.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
Dutch 3.7%
European 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Scottish 1.4%
Italian 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Welsh 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
Austrian 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Milo 839 $46,125
Hartford 759 $45,125
Indianola 12,998 $52,238
Lacona 360 $47,083
Melcher-Dallas 1,298 $42,167
Pleasantville 1,539 $48,295
Swan 121 $38,125

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