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Demographics

People

Total Population302
Male Share of the Population41.7%
Female Share of the Population58.3%
Senior Citizens32.1%
Employed Population 16+123
Age of the Population53

Families

% of people married44.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.5%
Median Earnings25+$37,386
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$41,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,083
% Above Poverty Level74.5%
% Below Poverty Level25.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone48.5%
Median Gross Rent$465
Median House Value$63,200

Ancestry

English23.2%
German21.2%
Irish15.6%
Dutch13.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)4.3%
Scottish3.3%
Welsh3%
French Except Basque1.7%
Norwegian1%
Italian1%
Swedish1%
Hungarian0.7%
Czech0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Russian0.3%
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Blakesburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wapello County
Standard Zip Codes52536
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.96
Approximate Longitude-92.63

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)

StationALBIA 3 NNE
Distance10.6 miles
Jan Temp11 to 29 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip37.6 inches
StationRATHBUN DAM
Distance16.5 miles
Jan Temp10 to 30 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip36.6 inches
StationSIGOURNEY
Distance34.2 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
Albia3,795$58,359
Drakesville172$60,000
Eddyville1,207$55,250
Moravia792$50,893
Ottumwa24,709$50,237
Unionville78$50,250

Blakesburg Public Libraries

Blakesburg Public Library
407 S WILSON ST
Blakesburg, Iowa
(641) 938-2834

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Blakesburg Public Schools

Blakesburg Elementary
407 S Wilson, 407 S Wilson
ZIP: 52536
(641) 938-2203
Primary
Total Enrollment 140
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