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People

Total Population 654
Male Share of the Population 54.6%
Female Share of the Population 45.4%
Senior Citizens 29.8%
Employed Population 16+ 305
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 48%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,143
% Above Poverty Level 88.8%
% Below Poverty Level 11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 43.9%
Median Gross Rent $741
Median House Value $53,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.8%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 19.6%

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

Elma Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles N of Waterloo, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Howard
Standard Zip Codes 50628
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.246
Longitude -92.435

Elma 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 NEW HAMPTON
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 24 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station OSAGE
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Station CRESCO 1 NE
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Elma, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lourdes (50628)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alta Vista 288 $47,750
Ionia 351 $44,583

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

Elma Public Libraries

Library
Elma Public Library
"710 BUSTI AVENUE, BOX 287"
Elma, Iowa
(641) 393-8100

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