Redfield, Iowa

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 17% Redfield Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Redfield, Iowa

Comparing Redfield 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
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Age of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 3
Average Household Size 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
Median Family Income 6 5
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 3
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Redfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles W of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Dallas
Metro Area Des Moines
Standard Zip Codes 50233
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.589
Longitude -94.195

Redfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station PERRY
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
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Redfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 833 100%
Male 420 50.4%
Female 413 49.6%
Under 18 218 26.2%
18+ 615 73.8%
65+ 128 15.4%
Median Age 37.6
Average Family Size 2.95
White 824 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 5 0.6%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.8%

Estimated Redfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 965
Growth 132
Growth % 15.8%

Redfield 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 24.6%
US/American 17.2%
English 16.3%
Irish 10.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
Danish 4.7%
French (except Basque) 4%
Norwegian 3.2%
Dutch 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Swiss 1.4%
Polish 1.4%
Swedish 1.2%
Celtic 1.1%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Romanian 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Italian 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Wiscotta (50233)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Redfield 833 $43,056
Adel 3,435 $47,065
De Soto 1,009 $51,397
Dexter 689 $44,861
Earlham 1,298 $54,519
Linden 226 $32,917
Stuart 1,712 $41,600

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Redfield Public Library
Redfield, Iowa
(515) 833-2200

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