Urbana, Iowa

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Urbana, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Urbana Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Urbana People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Urbana Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Urbana, Iowa

Comparing Urbana 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 9 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Racial Diversity 3 5
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 10


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 3 1
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
People Living Alone 2 1

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Urbana Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NW of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 198 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Benton
Standard Zip Codes 52345
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.224
Longitude -91.874

Urbana 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 VINTON
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Distance 19.9 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
Distance 30.4 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
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Urbana Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,019 100%
Male 511 50.1%
Female 508 49.9%
Under 18 311 30.5%
18+ 708 69.5%
65+ 95 9.3%
Median Age 31.1
Average Family Size 3.13
White 1,015 99.6%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.6%

Estimated Urbana Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,344
Growth 325
Growth % 31.9%

Urbana 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 48.9%
Irish 10%
Norwegian 6.5%
US/American 6.5%
English 6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
Italian 3.4%
Swedish 1.9%
Czech 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Swiss 1.6%
Dutch 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Scottish 1.3%
European 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.8%
French Canadian 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Polish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Urbana 1,019 $54,327
Brandon 311 $45,893
Center Point 2,007 $55,677
Rowley 290 $41,875
Shellsburg 938 $49,219
Vinton 5,102 $41,546
Walker 750 $50,556
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