Wheatland, Iowa

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Comparative Profile of Wheatland, Iowa

Comparing Wheatland 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 7
Age of the Population 7 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Racial Diversity 3 5
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 1
Median Family Income 4 1
People in Middle Class or Better 4 1
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Short Commute Times 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
People Living Alone 6 4
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Housing Recently Built 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2

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Wheatland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NW of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 164 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Clinton
Standard Zip Codes 52777
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.831
Longitude -90.838

Wheatland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station TIPTON 4 NE
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Station LE CLAIRE L & D 14
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 41 to 60 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
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Wheatland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 772 100%
Male 343 44.4%
Female 429 55.6%
Under 18 210 27.2%
18+ 562 72.8%
65+ 176 22.8%
Median Age 39.1
Average Family Size 2.99
White 761 98.6%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.5%

Estimated Wheatland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 760
Growth -12
Growth % -1.6%

Wheatland 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 56.1%
US/American 10.8%
Irish 8.9%
Norwegian 5.1%
English 3.3%
Belgian 2.1%
Dutch 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Czech 1.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.4%
European 1.2%
Luxemburger 1%
Welsh 1%
Scottish 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Swedish 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wheatland 772 $36,528
Calamus 394 $45,234
Dixon 276 $42,188
Lost Nation 497 $34,792
Lowden 794 $45,735
New Liberty 121 $55,000
Toronto 134 $27,500

Wheatland Public Libraries

Curtis Memorial Library
Wheatland, Iowa
(563) 374-1674

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Wheatland High Schools (2004)

Serves 250 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

Wheatland Colleges

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