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Demographics

People

Total Population204
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens15.2%
Employed Population 16+107
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married45.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7%
Median Earnings25+$32,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,688

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,000
% Above Poverty Level76%
% Below Poverty Level24%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone19.2%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$60,000

Ancestry

German49.5%
Danishn11.3%
French Except Basque9.8%
Norwegian7.4%
English6.4%
Swedish5.4%
Irish4.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)4.4%
Scottish2.9%
Dutch1.5%
Finnish1%
Austrian1%
Czech0.5%
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Dickens Almanac

CategoryValue
County Clay County
Standard Zip Codes51333
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.13
Approximate Longitude-95.02

Dickens Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSPENCER 1 N
Distance6.8 miles
Jan Temp5 to 24 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip28.6 inches
StationMILFORD 4 NW
Distance19.2 miles
Jan Temp5 to 22 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip29.5 inches
StationLAKE PARK
Distance26.5 miles
Jan Temp4 to 22 F
Apr Temp35 to 55 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 59 F
Annual Precip28.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ayrshire136$56,250
Fostoria194$65,417
Ruthven730$51,806
Spencer11,172$61,753
Terril379$52,000
Webb186$49,688

Dickens Public Libraries

Dickens Public Library
210 MAIN ST
Dickens, Iowa
(712) 836-2217

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