Titonka, Iowa

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Titonka, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Titonka Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 11% Titonka Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Titonka Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Titonka Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Titonka, Iowa

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
Median Family Income 7 6
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 7
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 10
Housing Recently Built 3 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Titonka Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 85 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 126 miles S of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Kossuth
Standard Zip Codes 50480
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.236
Longitude -94.041

Titonka Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BRITT
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Station HUMBOLDT 3 W
Distance 37.8 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
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Titonka Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 584 100%
Male 263 45%
Female 321 55%
Under 18 125 21.4%
18+ 459 78.6%
65+ 202 34.6%
Median Age 46.3
Average Family Size 2.94
White 580 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Titonka Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 543
Growth -41
Growth % -7%

Titonka 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 63%
Norwegian 12.3%
Irish 6.5%
US/American 3.1%
English 2.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
Danish 2.3%
Swiss 1.9%
Swedish 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Scottish 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Dutch 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
European 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

German Valley (50480)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Titonka 584 $44,125
Bancroft 808 $35,625
Burt 556 $39,464
Lakota 255 $43,500
Ledyard 147 $33,750
Wesley 467 $47,500
Woden 243 $39,250

Titonka Public Libraries

Titonka Public Library
"148 MAIN ST. N., BOX 323"
Titonka, Iowa
(515) 928-2509

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