Sutherland, Iowa

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Sutherland, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Sutherland Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Sutherland Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Sutherland Walking and Biking to Work
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Sutherland Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Sutherland Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Sutherland, Iowa

Comparing Sutherland 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 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 5 2
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Working at Home 8 8
Short Commute Times 6 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
People Living Alone 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Housing Recently Built 2 3

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Sutherland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles NE of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 120 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County O Brien
Standard Zip Codes 51058
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.97
Longitude -95.49

Sutherland 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 7 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
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Sutherland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 707 100%
Male 330 46.7%
Female 377 53.3%
Under 18 143 20.2%
18+ 564 79.8%
65+ 220 31.1%
Median Age 47.2
Average Family Size 2.71
White 696 98.4%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.7%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.4%

Estimated Sutherland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 665
Growth -42
Growth % -5.9%

Sutherland 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 53.6%
US/American 7.3%
Irish 5.5%
English 4.8%
Dutch 4.6%
Polish 4%
Swedish 3.2%
Norwegian 3.2%
Danish 2.5%
British 2.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Scottish 1.5%
European 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Belgian 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Lebanese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sutherland 707 $39,250
Calumet 181 $39,375
Larrabee 149 $23,438
Paullina 1,124 $42,569
Peterson 372 $35,577
Primghar 891 $40,982
Royal 479 $41,146

Sutherland Public Libraries

General N.b. Baker Library
"315 ASH ST., BOX 280"
Sutherland, Iowa
(712) 446-3839

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