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People

Total Population 632
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 23.3%
Employed Population 16+ 282
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 60%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,114
% Above Poverty Level 91.6%
% Below Poverty Level 8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.7%
Median Gross Rent $713
Median House Value $81,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
US/American 0%
English 7.1%
Irish 8.1%

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

Stratford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Hamilton
Standard Zip Codes 50249
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.271
Longitude -93.926

Stratford 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 15 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 15.5 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 PERRY
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boxholm 230 $39,583
Dayton 785 $46,731
Harcourt 246 $62,500
Lehigh 407 $38,750

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

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816 SHAKESPEARE
Stratford, Iowa
(515) 838-2131

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