Stanhope, Iowa

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Stanhope Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 131 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Hamilton
Standard Zip Codes 50246
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.288
Longitude -93.795

Stanhope Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Station BOONE
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station COLO
Distance 31 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
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Stanhope Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 488 100%
Male 247 50.6%
Female 241 49.4%
Under 18 121 24.8%
18+ 367 75.2%
65+ 102 20.9%
Median Age 40.8
Average Family Size 3
White 482 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.6%
Mixed Race 3 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 1%

Estimated Stanhope Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 470
Growth -18
Growth % -3.7%

Stanhope 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 35.3%
US/American 17.6%
Norwegian 13.1%
Irish 10.8%
Swedish 5.9%
English 4.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
French (except Basque) 2%
Scottish 1.3%
Scandinavian 1.3%
Czech 0.7%
Polish 0.7%
Italian 0.7%
New Zealander 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Danish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Stanhope 488 $41,667
Ellsworth 531 $36,250
Kamrar 229 $41,071
Randall 148 $40,875
Story City 3,228 $51,493
Stratford 746 $41,042
Webster City 8,176 $44,342

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Stanhope Public Library
665 IOWA
Stanhope, Iowa
(515) 826-3211

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