Tiffin, Iowa

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Tiffin, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Tiffin Well-Paid Single Women
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 8% Tiffin Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 9% Tiffin Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Tiffin College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Tiffin Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 18% Tiffin Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Tiffin, Iowa

Comparing Tiffin 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 7 10
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 1
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 10
People Above Poverty 9 9
Median Family Income 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 6
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Working at Home 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
People Living Alone 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2
Affordability of Rents 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Tiffin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles NW of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 207 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Johnson
Metro Area Iowa City
Standard Zip Codes 52340
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.705
Longitude -91.662

Tiffin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
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Tiffin Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 975 100%
Male 481 49.3%
Female 494 50.7%
Under 18 225 23.1%
18+ 750 76.9%
65+ 65 6.7%
Median Age 30
Average Family Size 2.75
White 928 95.2%
African-American 19 1.9%
Asian 13 1.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 0.4%
Mixed Race 10 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 2.4%

Estimated Tiffin Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,473
Growth 498
Growth % 51.1%

Tiffin 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 44.3%
Irish 12.1%
US/American 7.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
English 6.5%
Czech 4.3%
Scottish 3.1%
Norwegian 2.8%
Dutch 1.6%
Italian 1.3%
Swedish 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
European 0.8%
Polish 0.7%
Northern European 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Hungarian 0.4%
Croatian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Basque 0.3%
British 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tiffin 975 $47,969
Coralville 15,123 $57,869
Iowa City 62,220 $57,568
North Liberty 5,367 $53,750
Oxford 705 $48,750
Swisher 813 $67,368
University Heights 987 $79,044

Tiffin Public Libraries

Springmier Community Library
Tiffin, Iowa
(319) 545-2960

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Tiffin High Schools (2004)

Serves 395 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

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