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People

Total Population 3,202
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 20.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,608
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 60.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.6%
Median Earnings25+ $32,426
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,735
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,133

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,616
% Above Poverty Level 91.2%
% Below Poverty Level 8.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 35%
Median Gross Rent $559
Median House Value $118,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
US/American 0%
English 6.2%
Irish 15.4%

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

Tipton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles E of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 179 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Cedar
Standard Zip Codes 52772
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.769
Longitude -91.127

Tipton 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 TIPTON 4 NE
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Station ANAMOSA 1 WNW
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Station CEDAR RAPIDS NO 1
Distance 29.7 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Buchanan (52772)

Cedar Bluff (52772)

Rochester (52772)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bennett 384 $59,167
Clarence 945 $61,705
Lowden 823 $56,458

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

Tipton Public Libraries

Library
Tipton Public Library
206 CEDAR STREET
Tipton, Iowa
(563) 886-6266

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Tipton High Schools

TIPTON HIGH SCHOOL
400 E 6TH ST
563-886-6027
Serves 272 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

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