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People

Total Population 2,830
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,353
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 57%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.2%
Median Earnings25+ $31,216
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $27,292
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,432

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,333
% Above Poverty Level 82.6%
% Below Poverty Level 17.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.9%
Median Gross Rent $635
Median House Value $78,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.2%
Irish 8.9%

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

Tama Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles S of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 180 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Tama
Standard Zip Codes 52339
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.977
Longitude -92.576

Tama 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 TOLEDO 3 N
Distance 3.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.4 inches
Station BELLE PLAINE
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Station MARSHALLTOWN
Distance 19.3 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Tama, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Haven (52339)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chelsea 204 $45,833
Elberon 156 $59,375
Garwin 464 $59,125
Le Grand 1,041 $71,932

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

Tama Public Libraries

Library
Louise & Lucile Hink/tama Public Library
"901 MCCLELLAN, BOX 308"
Tama, Iowa
(641) 484-4484

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Tama High Schools

SOUTH TAMA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
1715 HARDING ST
641-484-4345
Serves 498 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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