Moravia, Iowa

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Moravia, Iowa

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Moravia Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Moravia, Iowa

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 2
Average Household Size 2 3


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 3
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Working at Home 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 9
People Living Alone 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Housing Recently Built 4 6

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Moravia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles SE of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 155 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Appanoose
Standard Zip Codes 52571
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.89
Longitude -92.815

Moravia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
Distance 29.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
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Moravia Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 713 100%
Male 327 45.9%
Female 386 54.1%
Under 18 166 23.3%
18+ 547 76.7%
65+ 166 23.3%
Median Age 42
Average Family Size 2.79
White 706 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Moravia Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 731
Growth 18
Growth % 2.5%

Moravia 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
US/American 31.6%
German 21.9%
English 17.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.5%
Irish 4.8%
Dutch 3.7%
Italian 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Czechoslovakian 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Swedish 1.6%
Scottish 1.6%
British 0.9%
Polish 0.7%
Jamaican 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Swiss 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

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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)
Moravia 713 $29,231
Albia 3,706 $41,607
Blakesburg 374 $35,417
Centerville 5,924 $36,855
Moulton 658 $31,875
Mystic 588 $29,063
Unionville 127 $44,375

Moravia Public Libraries

Moravia Public Library
Moravia, Iowa
(641) 724-3440

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Moravia High Schools (2004)

Serves 171 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.2

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