Sigourney, Iowa

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Sigourney, Iowa

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High Points

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

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 12% Sigourney Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Sigourney, Iowa

Comparing Sigourney 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 9
Age of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Racial Diversity 3 6
Male Share of the Population 1 1


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 8 6
Working at Home 3 1
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 8
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Sigourney Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles SW of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 194 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Keokuk
Standard Zip Codes 52591
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.333
Longitude -92.204

Sigourney Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
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Sigourney Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,209 100%
Male 980 44.4%
Female 1,229 55.6%
Under 18 528 23.9%
18+ 1,681 76.1%
65+ 589 26.7%
Median Age 42
Average Family Size 2.93
White 2,189 99.1%
African-American 3 0.1%
Asian 10 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 3 0.1%
Mixed Race 1 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 0.5%

Estimated Sigourney Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,168
Growth -41
Growth % -1.9%

Sigourney 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 44.6%
English 12.2%
Irish 9.7%
US/American 9.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
Dutch 3.9%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Swedish 2.7%
Czech 2%
Norwegian 1.2%
Croatian 0.9%
Polish 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Italian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Belgian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
West Indian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lancaster (52591)

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)
Sigourney 2,209 $43,519
Delta 410 $30,417
Harper 134 $38,594
Keswick 295 $32,188
South English 213 $51,071
Webster 110 $42,500
What Cheer 678 $36,500

Sigourney Public Libraries

Sigourney Public Library
Sigourney, Iowa
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Sigourney High Schools (2004)

Serves 370 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.1

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