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Demographics

People

Total Population3,781
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+1,778
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married45.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.4%
Median Earnings25+$41,048
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$61,433
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,096
% Above Poverty Level83.5%
% Below Poverty Level16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone19.7%
Median Gross Rent$821
Median House Value$99,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.5%
Irish11.5%
Italian6.2%
English4.3%
French Except Basque3.9%
Swedish3.8%
Danishn2.6%
Polish2.1%
Norwegian2.1%
Russian1.6%
Latvian1.3%
Dutch1%
Welsh0.8%
Czech0.8%
Scottish0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
German0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
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Carter Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pottawattamie County
Standard Zip Codes51510
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.29
Approximate Longitude-95.92

Carter Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationOMAHA EPPLEY AP
Distance2 miles
Jan Temp12 to 32 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip30.2 inches
StationOAKLAND
Distance27.8 miles
Jan Temp9 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationFREMONT
Distance30.2 miles
Jan Temp10 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp39 to 66 F
Annual Precip29.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Council Bluffs62,317$61,718
Crescent535$98,438
Missouri Valley2,661$52,396
Silver City223$72,500
Treynor898$82,614
Underwood896$84,464

Carter Lake Public Libraries

Edward F. Owen Memorial Library
1120 WILLOW DR
Carter Lake, Iowa
(712) 347-5492

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Carter Lake Public Schools

Carter Lake Elementary School
1000 Willow Drive
ZIP: 51510
(712) 347-5876
Primary
Total Enrollment 414
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