Schleswig, Iowa

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Schleswig, Iowa

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High Points

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

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Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Schleswig Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Schleswig Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Schleswig Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 16% Schleswig Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Schleswig Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Schleswig, Iowa

Comparing Schleswig 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
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
Median Family Income 5 2
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Working at Home 6 6
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
People Living Alone 8 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Housing Recently Built 2 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2

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Schleswig Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles SE of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 67 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Crawford
Standard Zip Codes 51461
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.165
Longitude -95.436

Schleswig Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 30.8 inches
Station SAC CITY
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
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Schleswig Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 833 100%
Male 410 49.2%
Female 423 50.8%
Under 18 197 23.6%
18+ 636 76.4%
65+ 235 28.2%
Median Age 44.6
Average Family Size 2.79
White 831 99.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.1%

Estimated Schleswig Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 828
Growth -5
Growth % -0.6%

Schleswig 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 63.2%
US/American 9.8%
English 4.2%
Irish 3.9%
Swedish 3.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
Norwegian 2.5%
Dutch 2.3%
Czech 2.2%
Danish 1.9%
Polish 0.7%
Italian 0.7%
Scottish 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Schleswig 833 $39,000
Charter Oak 530 $40,781
Deloit 288 $40,568
Denison 7,339 $41,362
Ida Grove 2,350 $46,213
Kiron 273 $34,861
Ricketts 144 $36,250

Schleswig Public Libraries

Schleswig Public Library
Schleswig, Iowa
(712) 676-3940

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