Van Horne, Iowa

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Van Horne, Iowa

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Van Horne Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Van Horne Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Van Horne People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Van Horne Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Van Horne, Iowa

Comparing Van Horne 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
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Senior Citizens 7 5
Racial Diversity 4 7
Age of the Population 4 3
Female Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 8 8
College Educated Adults 7 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 4
Working at Home 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 7 6
People Living Alone 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Housing Recently Built 4 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Van Horne Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles W of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 205 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Benton
Standard Zip Codes 52346
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.008
Longitude -92.09

Van Horne Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station VINTON
Distance 11.9 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 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Distance 26.1 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
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Van Horne Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 716 100%
Male 354 49.4%
Female 362 50.6%
Under 18 204 28.5%
18+ 512 71.5%
65+ 127 17.7%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 3.08
White 696 97.2%
African-American 6 0.8%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.6%

Estimated Van Horne Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 750
Growth 34
Growth % 4.7%

Van Horne 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 51.6%
US/American 8.4%
Irish 7.2%
English 4.2%
French (except Basque) 3.9%
Norwegian 3.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
Italian 3.5%
Czech 3.4%
Swedish 1.8%
Dutch 1.8%
Danish 1.7%
Belgian 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
French Canadian 0.8%
Swiss 0.8%
Welsh 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Van Horne 716 $49,261
Blairstown 682 $47,778
Garrison 413 $32,500
Keystone 687 $48,750
Newhall 886 $51,250
Norway 601 $50,278
Vinton 5,102 $41,546

Van Horne Public Libraries

Van Horne Public Library
"114 MAIN ST., PO BOX 280"
Van Horne, Iowa
(319) 228-8744

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Van Horne High Schools (2004)

600 1ST ST
Serves 546 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

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