Truro, Iowa

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Truro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles SW of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Madison
Standard Zip Codes 50257
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.209
Longitude -93.846

Truro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Station CRESTON 2 SW
Distance 31.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
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Truro Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 427 100%
Male 203 47.5%
Female 224 52.5%
Under 18 145 34%
18+ 282 66%
65+ 62 14.5%
Median Age 33.1
Average Family Size 3.21
White 414 97%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 2.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.9%

Estimated Truro Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 480
Growth 53
Growth % 12.4%

Truro 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
Irish 22.5%
German 19.7%
English 16.5%
US/American 11.3%
Swedish 7.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
Norwegian 3.5%
Dutch 3.2%
European 2.5%
Danish 2.5%
Italian 1.1%
French Canadian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Truro 427 $39,500
Lorimor 427 $30,500
New Virginia 469 $47,500
Patterson 126 $52,500
St. Charles 619 $45,000
St. Marys 134 $49,500
Winterset 4,768 $42,951

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Truro Public Library
"114 E CENTER, PO BOX 49"
Truro, Iowa
(515) 765-4220

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Serves 247 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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