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People

Total Population 401
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 17.7%
Employed Population 16+ 194
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 45.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.3%
Median Earnings25+ $34,861
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $2
Median Earnings With High School Degree $36,875

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,944
% Above Poverty Level 84.5%
% Below Poverty Level 15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.6%
Median Gross Rent $399
Median House Value $75,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 11.7%

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

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station WEBSTER CITY
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ellsworth 596 $62,500
Kamrar 184 $42,500

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

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

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