Raymond, Iowa

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Raymond, Iowa

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High Points

Raymond strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Raymond Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 12% Raymond Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Raymond People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Raymond Median Family Income
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Raymond Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Raymond, Iowa

Comparing Raymond to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Age of the Population 6 5
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 9 7
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 5 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
Affordability of Rents 4 2
People Living Alone 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2

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Raymond Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles E of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 177 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Black Hawk
Metro Area Waterloo - Cedar Falls
Standard Zip Codes 50667
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.468
Longitude -92.219

Raymond Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.1 inches
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station VINTON
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
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Raymond Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 537 100%
Male 263 49%
Female 274 51%
Under 18 142 26.4%
18+ 395 73.6%
65+ 70 13%
Median Age 38.1
Average Family Size 2.98
White 529 98.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.6%
Mixed Race 5 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.7%

Estimated Raymond Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 637
Growth 100
Growth % 18.6%

Raymond 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 66.7%
US/American 8.4%
English 5.8%
Irish 4.2%
Norwegian 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Dutch 1.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.3%
Czech 1.3%
Polish 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Belgian 1%
European 1%
Hungarian 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
Greek 0.8%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Raymond 537 $55,417
Dunkerton 749 $48,229
Elk Run Heights 1,052 $48,906
Evansdale 4,526 $37,418
Gilbertville 767 $47,917
Jesup 2,212 $48,966
Waterloo 68,747 $42,731
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