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Demographics

People

Total Population769
Male Share of the Population52.9%
Female Share of the Population47.1%
Senior Citizens18.2%
Employed Population 16+424
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married45%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.2%
Median Earnings25+$32,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$46,630
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,644

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,294
% Above Poverty Level91.7%
% Below Poverty Level8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone41.8%
Median Gross Rent$563
Median House Value$76,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13%
Irish12.5%
Norwegian9.2%
English5.6%
Dutch5.3%
Danishn4%
French Except Basque3.3%
Scottish2%
Brazilian1%
Welsh1%
Swedish0.5%
Polish0.4%
Czech0.4%
German0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
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Alden Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hardin County
Standard Zip Codes50006
Phone Area Codes515
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.51
Approximate Longitude-93.37

Alden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationIOWA FALLS
Distance6.4 miles
Jan Temp6 to 25 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip34.9 inches
StationELDORA
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp7 to 25 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip34.1 inches
StationHAMPTON
Distance18.2 miles
Jan Temp5 to 23 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blairsburg128$56,250
Dows497$39,236
Hubbard891$71,607
Iowa Falls5,176$59,167

Alden Public Libraries

Dr. Grace O. Doane Alden Public Library
1012 WATER ST
Alden, Iowa
(515) 859-3820

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Alden Public Schools

Alden Elementary School
209 Center Street
ZIP: 50006
(515) 859-3394
Primary
Total Enrollment 267
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