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People

Total Population 918
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 23.6%
Employed Population 16+ 445
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 56.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,750
% Above Poverty Level 92.8%
% Below Poverty Level 7.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.9%
Median Gross Rent $679
Median House Value $66,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
US/American 0%
English 4.1%
Irish 11.7%

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

Armstrong Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 103 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Emmet
Standard Zip Codes 50514
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.396
Longitude -94.478

Armstrong 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 SWEA CITY 1 NE
Distance 9.8 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 EMMETSBURG
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.9 inches
Station ALGONA 3 W
Distance 24.5 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Armstrong, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Maple Hill (50514)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bancroft 747 $57,813
Fenton 325 $62,500
Gruver 98 $60,417
Lone Rock 136 $62,917

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

Armstrong Public Libraries

Library
Armstrong Public Library
308 6TH ST.
Armstrong, Iowa
(712) 868-3353

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Armstrong High Schools

ARMSTRONG-RINGSTED HIGH SCHOOL
600 4TH AVE
712-868-3542
Serves 142 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.1

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