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People

Total Population 525
Male Share of the Population 43%
Female Share of the Population 57%
Senior Citizens 18.9%
Employed Population 16+ 262
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 55.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,719
% Above Poverty Level 81.2%
% Below Poverty Level 18.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.6%
Median Gross Rent $678
Median House Value $38,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.6%
US/American 0%
English 5%
Irish 6.9%

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

Swea City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 99 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Kossuth
Standard Zip Codes 50590
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.384
Longitude -94.314

Swea City 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 SWEA CITY 1 NE
Distance 1.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Station ALGONA 3 W
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Station WINNEBAGO
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Armstrong 918 $66,750
Bancroft 747 $57,813
Fenton 325 $62,500
Lakota 235 $36,250
Ledyard 117 $45,500
Lone Rock 136 $62,917

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

Swea City Public Libraries

Library
Swea City Public Library
208 3RD STREET
Swea City, Iowa
(515) 272-4216

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Swea City High Schools

NORTH KOSSUTH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
203 5TH ST NORTH
515-272-4361
Serves 154 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.5

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