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Demographics

People

Total Population2,562
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens18.3%
Employed Population 16+1,169
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married53.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.2%
Median Earnings25+$29,397
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,813

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,396
% Above Poverty Level84.2%
% Below Poverty Level15.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.5%
Median Gross Rent$513
Median House Value$80,100

Ancestry

Irish12.8%
Czech10.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.3%
English5.6%
French Except Basque4.5%
Dutch3.6%
Norwegian3.4%
Italian2.1%
Belgian1.4%
Scottish1.4%
Swedish1.1%
US/American0.6%
Polish0.6%
Danishn0.5%
Canadian0.2%
German0.2%
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Belle Plaine Almanac

CategoryValue
County Benton County
Standard Zip Codes52208
Phone Area Codes319
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.89
Approximate Longitude-92.27

Belle Plaine Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBELLE PLAINE
Distance1.5 miles
Jan Temp8 to 27 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 63 F
Annual Precip35.8 inches
StationVINTON
Distance23.5 miles
Jan Temp9 to 26 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches
StationMARSHALLTOWN
Distance35.7 miles
Jan Temp7 to 27 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blairstown744$64,196
Chelsea242$56,250
Dysart1,418$87,619
Elberon193$59,375
Keystone631$66,667
Ladora308$51,250

Belle Plaine Public Libraries

Belle Plaine Community Library
904 12TH ST
Belle Plaine, Iowa
(319) 444-2902

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Belle Plaine Public Schools

Belle Plaine Jr/sr High School
610 13th Ave South
ZIP: 52208
(319) 444-3720
High
Total Enrollment 241
Longfellow Elementary School
707 7th St
ZIP: 52208
(319) 444-3002
Primary
Total Enrollment 325
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