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People

Total Population 474
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 19.6%
Employed Population 16+ 263
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 61%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.4%
Median Earnings25+ $33,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,038
% Above Poverty Level 89%
% Below Poverty Level 11%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.5%
Median Gross Rent $399
Median House Value $62,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.6%
US/American 0%
English 12.2%
Irish 11.4%

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

Whittemore Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 82 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 144 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Kossuth
Standard Zip Codes 50598
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.061
Longitude -94.426

Whittemore 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 ALGONA 3 W
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Station SWEA CITY 1 NE
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Station HUMBOLDT 3 W
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Algona 5,494 $63,727
Burt 550 $51,375
Emmetsburg 3,817 $55,882
Fenton 325 $62,500
Lone Rock 136 $62,917

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

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Library
Whittemore Public Library
"4TH AND BROAD, BOX 356"
Whittemore, Iowa
(515) 884-2680

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