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People

Total Population 2,071
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 23.1%
Employed Population 16+ 892
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 50%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,808
% Above Poverty Level 83.8%
% Below Poverty Level 16.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.5%
Median Gross Rent $520
Median House Value $76,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.4%
US/American 0%
English 11.6%
Irish 15.9%

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

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

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SIGOURNEY
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
Station OSKALOOSA
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
Station WASHINGTON
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

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 Population Median Family Income
Delta 260 $40,417
Harper 93 $63,750
Keswick 252 $53,542

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

Sigourney Public Libraries

Library
Sigourney Public Library
203 N JEFFERSON
Sigourney, Iowa
(515) 622-2890

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Sigourney High Schools

SIGOURNEY JR-SR HIGH SCH
907 E PLEASANT VALLEY
641-622-2010
Serves 370 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.1

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