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Demographics

People

Total Population744
Male Share of the Population51.9%
Female Share of the Population48.1%
Senior Citizens19.6%
Employed Population 16+331
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married61.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.3%
Median Earnings25+$32,727
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,196
% Above Poverty Level76.9%
% Below Poverty Level23.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23.6%
Median Gross Rent$708
Median House Value$120,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.6%
Irish10.1%
Czech4.6%
Italian3.2%
English3%
Dutch2.2%
Danishn1.7%
French Except Basque1.6%
Swedish1.5%
Belgian1.1%
Norwegian0.9%
Welsh0.7%
Scottish0.7%
Greek0.5%
German0.4%
Croatian0.3%
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Blairstown Almanac

CategoryValue
County Benton County
Standard Zip Codes52209
Phone Area Codes319
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.9
Approximate Longitude-92.08

Blairstown 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
Distance11.3 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
Distance18.3 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
StationCEDAR RAPIDS NO 1
Distance27.1 miles
Jan Temp12 to 28 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belle Plaine2,562$57,396
Keystone631$66,667
Marengo2,927$61,385
Newhall985$72,250
Norway525$64,792
Van Horne782$61,250

Blairstown Public Libraries

Blairstown Public Library
305 LOCUST ST NW SUITE 2
Blairstown, Iowa
(319) 454-6497

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