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Demographics

People

Total Population236
Male Share of the Population54.7%
Female Share of the Population45.3%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+137
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married70.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.8%
Median Earnings25+$28,636
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,750
% Above Poverty Level97%
% Below Poverty Level3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone23.3%
Median Gross Rent$606
Median House Value$74,400

Ancestry

Dutch33.1%
German27.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25%
Irish9.7%
Norwegian7.6%
English5.5%
Scottish2.1%
French Except Basque1.7%
Danishn0.8%
Latvian0.8%
Russian0.8%
Swiss0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Polish0.4%
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Alvord Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lyon County
Standard Zip Codes51230
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.34
Approximate Longitude-96.3

Alvord Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationROCK RAPIDS
Distance9.2 miles
Jan Temp3 to 24 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp35 to 61 F
Annual Precip27.4 inches
StationCANTON 4 WNW
Distance17.7 miles
Jan Temp5 to 26 F
Apr Temp35 to 61 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp37 to 63 F
Annual Precip23.5 inches
StationHAWARDEN
Distance25.4 miles
Jan Temp5 to 26 F
Apr Temp34 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip26.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Doon632$68,750
Inwood879$60,556
Larchwood865$74,286
Lester269$86,500
Rock Rapids2,569$69,313
Rock Valley3,623$69,621
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