Whittemore strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
Comparing Whittemore to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|People Living Alone|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Nearest Medium City||82 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||144 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Standard Zip Codes||50598|
|Phone Area Codes||515|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||ALGONA 3 W|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||3.12|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||0||0%|
|Est. 2005 Population||492|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3.6%|
|French (except Basque)||1.4%|
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