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People

Total Population 300
Male Share of the Population 53.3%
Female Share of the Population 46.7%
Senior Citizens 24%
Employed Population 16+ 143
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 53.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,750
% Above Poverty Level 90%
% Below Poverty Level 10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.3%
% Using Public Transportation 2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 43.2%
Median Gross Rent $492
Median House Value $51,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
US/American 0%
English 9%
Irish 16%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Peterson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles NE of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Clay
Standard Zip Codes 51047
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.918
Longitude -95.343

Peterson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SIOUX RAPIDS 4 E
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
Station CHEROKEE
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station SPENCER 1 N
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 28.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Calumet 208 $59,375
Larrabee 187 $39,306
Linn Grove 137 $53,125

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Library
Kirchner French Memorial Library
"101 MAIN STREET, BOX 203"
Peterson, Iowa
(712) 295-6705

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