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People

Total Population 575
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 23.3%
Employed Population 16+ 246
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 48.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.6%
Median Earnings25+ $29,375
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $40,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,909

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,795
% Above Poverty Level 83.3%
% Below Poverty Level 16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 8.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.9%
Median Gross Rent $496
Median House Value $44,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.5%
US/American 0%
English 3.7%
Irish 18.1%

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

Fonda Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 73 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Pocahontas
Standard Zip Codes 50540
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.581
Longitude -94.845

Fonda 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 SAC CITY
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Station ROCKWELL CITY
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
Station STORM LAKE 2 E
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Industry (50540)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lytton 315 $59,286

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

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Fonda Public Library
"104 W, SECOND STREET"
Fonda, Iowa
(712) 288-4466

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