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People

Total Population 999
Male Share of the Population 46.5%
Female Share of the Population 53.5%
Senior Citizens 17.4%
Employed Population 16+ 450
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,589
% Above Poverty Level 83.9%
% Below Poverty Level 16.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.2%
Median Gross Rent $469
Median House Value $49,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 15.1%

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

Eldon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles SW of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 177 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Wapello
Standard Zip Codes 52554
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.918
Longitude -92.222

Eldon 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 BLOOMFIELD 1 WNW
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station FAIRFIELD
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station OTTUMWA AP
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Agency 655 $51,923
Batavia 669 $53,125
Birmingham 545 $46,250
Floris 177 $52,188
Libertyville 335 $73,281

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

Eldon Public Libraries

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Eldon Public Library
608 WEST ELM STREET
Eldon, Iowa
(641) 652-7517

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Eldon High Schools

CARDINAL MIDDLE-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
4045 ASHLAND RD
641-652-7531
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 354 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.4

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