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Demographics

People

Total Population609
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens27.4%
Employed Population 16+232
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married51.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.3%
Median Earnings25+$30,057
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,083

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,472
% Above Poverty Level77.3%
% Below Poverty Level22.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home6%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone40.8%
Median Gross Rent$530
Median House Value$56,700

Ancestry

German46.1%
Irish26.6%
Czech9.9%
Norwegian9.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.4%
English5.7%
Dutch1.3%
French Except Basque1.3%
Italian1.1%
Polish0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Danishn0.7%
Russian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Lithuanian0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
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Elma Almanac

CategoryValue
County Howard County
Standard Zip Codes50628
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.24
Approximate Longitude-92.44

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)

StationNEW HAMPTON
Distance14.9 miles
Jan Temp7 to 24 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 61 F
Annual Precip36.5 inches
StationOSAGE
Distance19.3 miles
Jan Temp3 to 21 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip34.4 inches
StationCRESCO 1 NE
Distance19.4 miles
Jan Temp3 to 22 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip35.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alta Vista338$48,750
Ionia330$76,250
McIntire102$52,955
New Hampton3,448$63,094
North Washington160$83,125
Riceville783$59,688

Elma Public Libraries

Elma Public Library
710 BUSTI AVE
Elma, Iowa
(641) 393-8100

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Elma Public Schools

Elma Elementary School
319 Oak St
ZIP: 50628
(641) 393-2280
Primary
Total Enrollment 4
Elma Elementary School
319 Oak St.
ZIP: 50628
(641) 393-2280
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