Paton, Iowa

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Paton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles W of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Greene
Standard Zip Codes 50217
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.164
Longitude -94.255

Paton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Station BOONE
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station PERRY
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
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Paton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 265 100%
Male 128 48.3%
Female 137 51.7%
Under 18 70 26.4%
18+ 195 73.6%
65+ 66 24.9%
Median Age 41.3
Average Family Size 2.96
White 261 98.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 1.1%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 1.5%

Estimated Paton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 261
Growth -4
Growth % -1.5%

Paton 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 35.3%
Irish 14.7%
US/American 11.8%
Swedish 7.1%
English 6.5%
Dutch 3.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
Scottish 3.5%
Italian 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Danish 2.4%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Czech 2.4%
Norwegian 1.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Paton 265 $46,250
Boxholm 215 $38,750
Churdan 418 $32,273
Farnhamville 430 $36,667
Gowrie 1,038 $44,342
Grand Junction 964 $34,875
Harcourt 340 $42,500

Paton Public Libraries

William Paton Public Library
"105 MAIN, P.O. BOX 70"
Paton, Iowa
(515) 968-4559

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