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People

Total Population 781
Male Share of the Population 51.3%
Female Share of the Population 48.7%
Senior Citizens 16.5%
Employed Population 16+ 430
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 58.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,603
% Above Poverty Level 93.1%
% Below Poverty Level 6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.5%
Median Gross Rent $679
Median House Value $74,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.7%
Irish 10.4%

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

Dakota City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 135 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Humboldt
Standard Zip Codes 50529
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.722
Longitude -94.196

Dakota City 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 HUMBOLDT 3 W
Distance 3.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Station ALGONA 3 W
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Station ROCKWELL CITY
Distance 31.5 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Badger 572 $66,806
Clare 232 $66,250
Humboldt 4,635 $57,905
Livermore 451 $58,056

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

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