Promise City, Iowa

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Promise City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles SE of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 137 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 52583
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.747
Longitude -93.146

Promise City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.2 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
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station LEON 6 ESE
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
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Promise City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 105 100%
Male 51 48.6%
Female 54 51.4%
Under 18 20 19%
18+ 85 81%
65+ 25 23.8%
Median Age 42.9
Average Family Size 2.69
White 104 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 1%

Estimated Promise City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 105
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Promise City 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 23%
Irish 21.3%
German 21.3%
European 14.8%
English 9.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.6%
Croatian 3.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Promise City 105 $25,000
Allerton 559 $35,000
Centerville 5,924 $36,855
Cincinnati 428 $28,250
Corydon 1,591 $40,231
Mystic 588 $29,063
Seymour 810 $32,692
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