Moulton, Iowa

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Moulton, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Moulton Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Moulton Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Moulton Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Moulton, Iowa

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 1
Average Household Size 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 8 5
Working at Home 6 5
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Housing Recently Built 5 8

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Moulton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 79 miles SE of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 149 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Appanoose
Standard Zip Codes 52572
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.685
Longitude -92.677

Moulton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Distance 15.5 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
Station ALBIA 3 NNE
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
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Moulton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 658 100%
Male 325 49.4%
Female 333 50.6%
Under 18 151 22.9%
18+ 507 77.1%
65+ 153 23.3%
Median Age 42.1
Average Family Size 2.88
White 643 97.7%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 1.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Moulton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 683
Growth 25
Growth % 3.8%

Moulton 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 26.1%
German 25.8%
Irish 11.5%
English 11.5%
Italian 6.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.8%
Dutch 4.5%
Scottish 3.5%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
Polish 1.3%
Danish 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
British 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Dean (52572)

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)
Moulton 658 $31,875
Bloomfield 2,601 $44,073
Centerville 5,924 $36,855
Cincinnati 428 $28,250
Drakesville 185 $32,500
Exline 191 $19,792
Unionville 127 $44,375

Moulton Public Libraries

Garrett Memorial Library
123 S MAIN
Moulton, Iowa
(641) 642-3664

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Moulton High Schools (2004)

305 E 8TH
Serves 126 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.5

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