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People

Total Population 594
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 8.4%
Employed Population 16+ 273
Age of the Population 27

Families

% of people married 53.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,458
% Above Poverty Level 87%
% Below Poverty Level 13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.1%
Median Gross Rent $627
Median House Value $86,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.7%
US/American 0.2%
English 13.8%
Irish 21%

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

University Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles E of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 172 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Mahaska
P.O. Box Zip Codes 52595
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.286
Longitude -92.618

University Park 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 OSKALOOSA
Distance 2.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station ALBIA 3 NNE
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Station SIGOURNEY
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beacon 573 $37,500
Eddyville 1,333 $55,833
Fremont 691 $43,875
Leighton 168 $65,000

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

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