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People

Total Population 1,355
Male Share of the Population 51.6%
Female Share of the Population 48.4%
Senior Citizens 19.6%
Employed Population 16+ 641
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 57.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.3%
Median Earnings25+ $33,819
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,909
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,375

Wealth

Median Family Income $69,444
% Above Poverty Level 90.7%
% Below Poverty Level 9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.2%
Median Gross Rent $593
Median House Value $101,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
US/American 0%
English 12.4%
Irish 12.9%

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

State Center Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles E of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 152 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 50247
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.027
Longitude -93.163

State Center 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 COLO
Distance 7.9 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
Station MARSHALLTOWN
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Station ANKENY
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albion 468 $61,818
Clemons 125 $60,893
Colo 884 $65,536

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

State Center Public Libraries

Library
Gutekunst Public Library
309 SECOND ST SE
State Center, Iowa
(641) 483-2741

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State Center High Schools

WEST MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL
3RD STREET NW
641-483-2136
Serves 239 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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