Walford, Iowa

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Walford, Iowa

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High Points

Walford 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 Walford Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Walford Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Walford People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Walford College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Walford, Iowa

Comparing Walford 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 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 3
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 4
Working at Home 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


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

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Walford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles SW of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 215 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Benton
Standard Zip Codes 52351
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.878
Longitude -91.834

Walford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.1 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 16.8 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
Station VINTON
Distance 21.7 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
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Walford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,224 100%
Male 613 50.1%
Female 611 49.9%
Under 18 445 36.4%
18+ 779 63.6%
65+ 53 4.3%
Median Age 30.8
Average Family Size 3.35
White 1,211 98.9%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Walford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,405
Growth 181
Growth % 14.8%

Walford 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 47%
Czech 8.4%
Irish 7.7%
US/American 7%
Norwegian 6.8%
English 6.3%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
Swedish 1.3%
Italian 1.3%
Dutch 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Northern European 0.9%
Russian 0.9%
Hungarian 0.8%
Slovak 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Swiss 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
Danish 0.4%
Scottish 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Lebanese 0.2%
British 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Walford 1,224 $70,000
Atkins 977 $58,375
Fairfax 889 $59,348
Newhall 886 $51,250
Norway 601 $50,278
Oxford 705 $48,750
Swisher 813 $67,368
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