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People

Total Population918
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens23.6%
Employed Population 16+445
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married56.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.2%
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 Level92.8%
% Below Poverty Level7.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.9%
Median Gross Rent$679
Median House Value$66,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.4%
US/American0%
English4.1%
Irish11.7%

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

Armstrong Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 103 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City125 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
CountyEmmet
Standard Zip Codes50514
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude43.396
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)

StationSWEA CITY 1 NE
Distance9.8 miles
Jan Temp3 to 22 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip30.3 inches
StationEMMETSBURG
Distance21.9 miles
Jan Temp4 to 23 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 61 F
Annual Precip30.9 inches
StationALGONA 3 W
Distance24.5 miles
Jan Temp3 to 23 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 60 F
Annual Precip30.6 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

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bancroft747$57,813
Fenton325$62,500
Gruver98$60,417
Lone Rock136$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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