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People

Total Population 721
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 18.3%
Employed Population 16+ 309
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 50.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,750
% Above Poverty Level 78.4%
% Below Poverty Level 21.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.3%
Median Gross Rent $565
Median House Value $67,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.3%
US/American 0%
English 8.5%
Irish 26.5%

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

Ruthven Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 87 miles NE of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 139 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Palo Alto
Standard Zip Codes 51358
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.129
Longitude -94.898

Ruthven 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 EMMETSBURG
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.9 inches
Station SPENCER 1 N
Distance 12.9 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
Station LAKE PARK
Distance 30.6 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lost Island Lake (51358)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ayrshire 152 $53,750
Dickens 188 $46,250
Emmetsburg 3,817 $55,882
Graettinger 702 $52,292

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

Ruthven Public Libraries

Library
Ruthven Public Library
"GOWRIE & ROLLING ST., BOX 280"
Ruthven, Iowa
(712) 837-4820

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Ruthven High Schools

RUTHVEN-AYRSHIRE HIGH SCHOOL
1505 WASHINGTON ST
712-837-5212
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 134 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

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