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People

Total Population 5,159
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,163
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 54.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,852
% Above Poverty Level 88.7%
% Below Poverty Level 11.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.8%
Median Gross Rent $815
Median House Value $138,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.5%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 10.2%

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

Winterset Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles SW of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Madison
Standard Zip Codes 50273
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.33
Longitude -94.013

Winterset 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 WINTERSET 2 NNW
Distance 2.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Station DES MOINES AP
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station CRESTON 2 SW
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
De Soto 1,159 $68,269
Earlham 1,752 $80,667

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

Winterset Public Libraries

Library
Winterset Public Library
124 W COURT AVE
Winterset, Iowa
(515) 462-1731

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Winterset Hospitals

MADISON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
300 WEST HUTCHINGS
(515) 462-2373
Emergency Service: Yes

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Winterset High Schools

WINTERSET SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
624 W HUSKY DR
515-462-3320
Serves 520 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

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