Sloan, Iowa

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Sloan, Iowa

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 6% Sloan Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Sloan, Iowa

Comparing Sloan 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
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Age of the Population 6 5
Senior Citizens 6 4
Racial Diversity 3 6
Male 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 in Middle Class or Better 8 8
Median Family Income 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 7
College Educated Adults 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 4
Working at Home 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Housing Recently Built 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Sloan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SE of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Woodbury
Metro Area Sioux City
Standard Zip Codes 51055
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.232
Longitude -96.227

Sloan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ONAWA 3 NW
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches
Distance 32.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.6 inches
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Sloan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,032 100%
Male 476 46.1%
Female 556 53.9%
Under 18 290 28.1%
18+ 742 71.9%
65+ 165 16%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 3.04
White 1,005 97.4%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 1.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 11 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.9%

Estimated Sloan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,022
Growth -10
Growth % -1%

Sloan 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 31.2%
Irish 10.7%
Norwegian 10.2%
English 9.9%
Swedish 7.3%
US/American 5.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
Danish 3.3%
French (except Basque) 3%
Dutch 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Polish 1.9%
Welsh 1.6%
Czech 1.1%
Scottish 1%
Pennsylvania German 0.9%
French Canadian 0.7%
Syrian 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
Swiss 0.4%
European 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sloan 1,032 $50,667
Bronson 269 $53,409
Hornick 253 $37,083
Onawa 3,091 $41,250
Salix 370 $37,500
Sergeant Bluff 3,321 $53,344
Whiting 707 $43,365

Sloan Public Libraries

Sloan Public Library
311 4TH ST.
Sloan, Iowa
(712) 428-4300

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Sloan High Schools (2004)

Serves 331 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

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