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People

Total Population 995
Male Share of the Population 54.9%
Female Share of the Population 45.1%
Senior Citizens 16.8%
Employed Population 16+ 477
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,036
% Above Poverty Level 89.8%
% Below Poverty Level 10.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 13.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.8%
Median Gross Rent $539
Median House Value $74,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.2%
US/American 0%
English 6.2%
Irish 10.9%

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

Primghar Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles NE of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 127 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County O Brien
Standard Zip Codes 51245
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.08
Longitude -95.61

Primghar 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 PRIMGHAR
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Station SANBORN
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
Station SPENCER 1 N
Distance 24 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Gaza (51245)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Archer 167 $51,250
Calumet 208 $59,375
Hartley 1,695 $61,711

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

Primghar Public Libraries

Library
Primghar Public Library
320 1ST ST. N.E.
Primghar, Iowa
(712) 757-8981

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Primghar Hospitals

BAUM HARMON MERCY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
255 N WELCH AVENUE
(712) 957-2300
Emergency Service: Yes

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