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People

Total Population 738
Male Share of the Population 51.2%
Female Share of the Population 48.8%
Senior Citizens 23.2%
Employed Population 16+ 433
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 65.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.3%
Median Earnings25+ $40,588
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,556

Wealth

Median Family Income $84,750
% Above Poverty Level 98.8%
% Below Poverty Level 1.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.7%
Median Gross Rent $692
Median House Value $196,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.6%
US/American 0%
English 15.2%
Irish 7.6%

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

Ventura Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles NW of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 127 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Cerro Gordo
Standard Zip Codes 50482
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.126
Longitude -93.477

Ventura 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 MASON CITY AP
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Station FOREST CITY 2 NNE
Distance 13.4 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 HAMPTON
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clear Lake 7,675 $63,613
Fertile 336 $55,568
Garner 3,100 $66,949
Hanlontown 215 $65,000
Klemme 498 $53,056

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

Ventura Public Libraries

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Ventura Public Library
7 WEST VENTURA ST.
Ventura, Iowa
(641) 829-4410

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Ventura High Schools

VENTURA JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL
110 S. MAIN STREET
641-829-4484
Serves 162 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.8

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