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People

Total Population 196
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 29.1%
Employed Population 16+ 97
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 41.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,250
% Above Poverty Level 93.9%
% Below Poverty Level 6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.9%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $35,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
US/American 0%
English 10.2%
Irish 5.6%

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

Washta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles E of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Cherokee
Standard Zip Codes 51061
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.575
Longitude -95.717

Washta 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 CHEROKEE
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 63 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station STORM LAKE 2 E
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Station SIOUX CITY AP
Distance 36.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Correctionville 806 $43,750
Cushing 195 $47,500
Holstein 1,454 $69,167
Kingsley 1,456 $71,607

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

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"100 S. 5TH, PO BOX 121"
Washta, Iowa
(712) 447-6546

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