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Demographics

People

Total Population1,325
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens25.5%
Employed Population 16+673
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married50.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24%
Median Earnings25+$33,269
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,875

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,854
% Above Poverty Level91.1%
% Below Poverty Level8.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work13.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone34%
Median Gross Rent$601
Median House Value$84,200

Ancestry

German46.3%
Irish10.1%
Norwegian9%
French Except Basque6.6%
English6.1%
Czech5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)3.4%
Italian3%
Polish2.6%
Swedish2.6%
Belgian2%
Dutch1.8%
Danishn1.6%
Swiss1.5%
Scottish0.9%
Greek0.8%
Welsh0.3%
Luxemburger0.3%
Russian0.2%
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Elkader Almanac

CategoryValue
County Clayton County
Standard Zip Codes52043
Phone Area Codes563
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.85
Approximate Longitude-91.4

Elkader Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationELKADER 5 SSW
Distance5.4 miles
Jan Temp6 to 27 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches
StationWAUKON
Distance28.8 miles
Jan Temp5 to 23 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip31.8 inches
StationLYNXVILLE DAM 9
Distance29.5 miles
Jan Temp9 to 26 F
Apr Temp39 to 58 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 61 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Farmersburg278$50,000
Garber129$57,917
Garnavillo824$63,295
St. Olaf138$76,250
Volga194$51,250
Wadena279$50,000

Elkader Public Libraries

Elkader Public Library
130 N MAIN ST
Elkader, Iowa
(563) 245-1446

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Elkader Hospitals

Central Community Hospital
(Non-profit)
901 Davidson Street Northwest
(319) 245-2250

Elkader Public Schools

Central Community Jr-sr High School
400 1st Street Nw
ZIP: 52043
(563) 245-1750
Other
Total Enrollment 236
Elkader Elementary School
400 1st Street Nw
ZIP: 52043
(563) 245-1472
Primary
Total Enrollment 244
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