Schaller, Iowa

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Schaller, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Schaller Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Schaller Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Schaller Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Schaller Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Schaller Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Schaller, Iowa

Comparing Schaller 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 9
Senior Citizens 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Age of the Population 6 5
Racial Diversity 5 8
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
College Educated Adults 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
Median Family Income 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Short Commute Times 10 9
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
People Living Alone 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Schaller Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles E of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Sac
Standard Zip Codes 51053
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.499
Longitude -95.292

Schaller Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station STORM LAKE 2 E
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Station IDA GROVE 5 NW
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
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Schaller Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 779 100%
Male 390 50.1%
Female 389 49.9%
Under 18 211 27.1%
18+ 568 72.9%
65+ 154 19.8%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 2.97
White 762 97.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 5 0.6%
Mixed Race 6 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 24 3.1%

Estimated Schaller Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 728
Growth -51
Growth % -6.5%

Schaller 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 54.1%
Irish 10.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
US/American 7.8%
Norwegian 3.1%
English 3.1%
Swedish 3%
Danish 3%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Basque 1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Scottish 1%
Dutch 0.8%
Russian 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Schaller 779 $40,268
Alta 1,865 $40,694
Arthur 245 $36,250
Early 605 $40,521
Galva 368 $33,438
Lakeside 484 $43,281
Storm Lake 10,076 $42,236

Schaller Public Libraries

Schaller Public Library
"103 SOUTH MAIN ST., BOX 427"
Schaller, Iowa
(712) 275-4741

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