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People

Total Population 703
Male Share of the Population 45.9%
Female Share of the Population 54.1%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 246
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 38%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7%
Median Earnings25+ $22,679
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $6,447
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,179
% Above Poverty Level 67.3%
% Below Poverty Level 32.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.1%
Median Gross Rent $419
Median House Value $36,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.4%
US/American 0%
English 12.1%
Irish 16.1%

What Cheer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles W of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 186 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Keokuk
Standard Zip Codes 50268
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.401
Longitude -92.354

What Cheer 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 SIGOURNEY
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Station GRINNELL 3 SW
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Station WASHINGTON
Distance 35 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, What Cheer, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Coal Creek (50268)

Indianapolis (50268)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Barnes City 219 $38,333
Delta 285 $32,083
Keswick 226 $58,750

What Cheer Public Libraries

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What Cheer Public Library
308 S. BARNES
What Cheer, Iowa
(641) 634-2859

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