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Demographics

People

Total Population3,803
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens23.9%
Employed Population 16+1,903
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married52.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.5%
Median Earnings25+$33,814
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,969
% Above Poverty Level92.9%
% Below Poverty Level7.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone33.5%
Median Gross Rent$582
Median House Value$91,400

Ancestry

Irish21.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.4%
Norwegian6.9%
English6.7%
Dutch3.4%
African3.2%
French Except Basque2.1%
Italian1.9%
Danishn1.9%
Swedish1.7%
German1.6%
Czech1.5%
Polish1.2%
Hungarian1.1%
Ethiopian1%
Welsh0.5%
Luxemburger0.5%
Belgian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Brazilian0.2%
Scottish0.2%
Serbian0.1%
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Emmetsburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Palo Alto County
Standard Zip Codes50536
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.11
Approximate Longitude-94.68

Emmetsburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationEMMETSBURG
Distance0.3 miles
Jan Temp4 to 23 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 61 F
Annual Precip30.9 inches
StationALGONA 3 W
Distance19.6 miles
Jan Temp3 to 23 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 60 F
Annual Precip30.6 inches
StationSPENCER 1 N
Distance23.9 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ayrshire136$56,250
Fenton312$56,250
Graettinger716$52,708
Mallard280$41,944
Ruthven730$51,806
Whittemore504$59,167

Emmetsburg Public Libraries

Emmetsburg Public Library
707 N SUPERIOR
Emmetsburg, Iowa
(712) 852-4009

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Emmetsburg Hospitals

Palo Alto County Hospital
(Government - Local)
3201 1st Street
(712) 852-2434

Emmetsburg Public Schools

Emmetsburg High School
205 King St
ZIP: 50536
(712) 852-2966
High
Total Enrollment 231
Emmetsburg Middle School
205 King Street
ZIP: 50536
(712) 852-2892
Middle
Total Enrollment 219
West Elementary School
602 Call St
ZIP: 50536
(712) 852-4485
Primary
Total Enrollment 313

Emmetsburg Private Schools

Emmetsburg Catholic School
1903 Broadway St
ZIP: 50536
Elementary
Total Enrollment 78
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