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People

Total Population 320
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 23.8%
Employed Population 16+ 145
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 55.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.9%
Median Earnings25+ $32,031
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $2
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,917
% Above Poverty Level 85.8%
% Below Poverty Level 14.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 42%
Median Gross Rent $517
Median House Value $44,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.7%
Irish 15.9%

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 309 $57,500
Larrabee 155 $38,750
Linn Grove 129 $61,667

Peterson Public Libraries

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

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