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Demographics

People

Total Population526
Male Share of the Population51.5%
Female Share of the Population48.5%
Senior Citizens22.4%
Employed Population 16+199
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married52%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.1%
Median Earnings25+$30,781
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,063

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,708
% Above Poverty Level85%
% Below Poverty Level15%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone29.5%
Median Gross Rent$683
Median House Value$84,500

Ancestry

German27.8%
Dutch18.4%
English13.7%
Irish7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.7%
Canadian3.6%
Welsh2.9%
Scottish2.3%
French Except Basque2.1%
Norwegian1.1%
Polish1.1%
Italian0.4%
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Beacon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Mahaska County
Standard Zip Codes52534
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.27
Approximate Longitude-92.68

Beacon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationOSKALOOSA
Distance3.1 miles
Jan Temp10 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches
StationKNOXVILLE
Distance23.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 29 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip35 inches
StationSIGOURNEY
Distance25.2 miles
Jan Temp10 to 29 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip35.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bussey578$50,435
Eddyville1,207$55,250
Leighton193$57,083
Oskaloosa11,538$52,347
Rose Hill160$33,750
University Park558$49,875
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