Sully, Iowa

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Sully, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Sully Walking and Biking to Work
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Sully Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Sully People in Middle Class or Better
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Sully Short Commute Times
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Sully Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Sully, Iowa

Comparing Sully 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
Senior Citizens 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Age of the Population 6 5
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 9 9
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 8
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 6 9
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Sully Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles E of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 161 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Jasper
Standard Zip Codes 50251
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.578
Longitude -92.844

Sully Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
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Sully Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 904 100%
Male 439 48.6%
Female 465 51.4%
Under 18 258 28.5%
18+ 646 71.5%
65+ 181 20%
Median Age 38.7
Average Family Size 3.03
White 902 99.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Sully Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 888
Growth -16
Growth % -1.8%

Sully 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
Dutch 72.2%
German 12.5%
English 6.2%
US/American 5.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2%
Irish 0.6%
Swedish 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Polish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sully 904 $54,018
Kellogg 606 $44,083
Lynnville 366 $50,750
New Sharon 1,301 $42,829
Pella 9,832 $56,321
Reasnor 194 $40,500
Searsboro 155 $26,528

Sully Public Libraries

Sully Community Library
"318 6TH AVE., PO BOX 227"
Sully, Iowa
(641) 594-4148
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Sully High Schools (2004)

12476 HWY 225E
Serves 182 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

Sully Colleges

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