Shell Rock, Iowa

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Shell Rock, Iowa

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High Points

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

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Top 19% Shell Rock Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Shell Rock, Iowa

Comparing Shell Rock 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
Age of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Senior Citizens 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 4 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 6
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
People Living Alone 7 5
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Shell Rock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NW of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 157 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Butler
Standard Zip Codes 50670
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.71
Longitude -92.582

Shell Rock 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 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
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Shell Rock Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,298 100%
Male 635 48.9%
Female 663 51.1%
Under 18 286 22%
18+ 1,012 78%
65+ 241 18.6%
Median Age 42.1
Average Family Size 2.87
White 1,277 98.4%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 5 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 13 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.2%

Estimated Shell Rock Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,266
Growth -32
Growth % -2.5%

Shell Rock 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 58.4%
US/American 7.4%
English 6.6%
Dutch 5.3%
Irish 4.9%
Norwegian 3.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.9%
European 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Danish 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Swedish 0.8%
Italian 0.5%
Romanian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Serbian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shell Rock 1,298 $44,265
Allison 1,006 $42,050
Clarksville 1,441 $37,457
Janesville 829 $47,143
New Hartford 659 $38,816
Plainfield 438 $48,750
Waverly 8,968 $52,656

Shell Rock Public Libraries

Benny Gambaiani Public Library
Shell Rock, Iowa
(319) 885-4345

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