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People

Total Population 291
Male Share of the Population 45.4%
Female Share of the Population 54.6%
Senior Citizens 27.8%
Employed Population 16+ 126
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 54.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,500
% Above Poverty Level 69.6%
% Below Poverty Level 30.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.2%
Median Gross Rent $457
Median House Value $58,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.2%
US/American 0%
English 18.9%
Irish 11%

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

Blakesburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 67 miles SE of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 164 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Wapello
Standard Zip Codes 52536
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.962
Longitude -92.633

Blakesburg 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 ALBIA 3 NNE
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Station RATHBUN DAM
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Station SIGOURNEY
Distance 34.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Munterville (52536)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albia 3,799 $56,000
Drakesville 177 $44,375
Eddyville 1,333 $55,833

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

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Blakesburg Public Library
"HIGH STREET, BOX 87"
Blakesburg, Iowa
(641) 938-2894

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