Washta, Iowa

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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

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Washta Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 282 100%
Male 137 48.6%
Female 145 51.4%
Under 18 74 26.2%
18+ 208 73.8%
65+ 50 17.7%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 3.14
White 282 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.7%

Estimated Washta Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 247
Growth -35
Growth % -12.4%

Washta 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 43.5%
US/American 16%
Norwegian 12.2%
French (except Basque) 5.9%
English 3.8%
Danish 3.4%
Swedish 2.5%
Irish 2.1%
Australian 2.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.1%
British 1.7%
Dutch 1.7%
Welsh 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Brazilian 0.8%
Russian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Washta 282 $35,455
Correctionville 851 $35,000
Cushing 246 $47,000
Holstein 1,470 $43,636
Kingsley 1,245 $41,513
Pierson 371 $40,833
Quimby 368 $32,917

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

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