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Demographics

People

Total Population4,083
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens16.2%
Employed Population 16+1,895
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married43.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.5%
Median Earnings25+$35,712
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,924

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,426
% Above Poverty Level88.9%
% Below Poverty Level11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone34.7%
Median Gross Rent$523
Median House Value$95,700

Ancestry

German35.8%
Norwegian20.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.4%
Irish7.2%
English5.5%
Dutch3.4%
Swedish3.2%
Czech2.5%
Danishn2.5%
Italian2.4%
Canadian1.9%
Scottish1.9%
French Except Basque1.4%
Polish0.9%
Welsh0.7%
Russian0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Greek0.2%
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Forest City Almanac

CategoryValue
County Winnebago County
Standard Zip Codes50436
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.25
Approximate Longitude-93.63

Forest City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFOREST CITY 2 NNE
Distance1.5 miles
Jan Temp3 to 23 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip32.2 inches
StationNORTHWOOD
Distance24.2 miles
Jan Temp3 to 21 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 81 F
Oct Temp37 to 59 F
Annual Precip33.3 inches
StationALBERT LEA 3 SE
Distance29.8 miles
Jan Temp2 to 21 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip33.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Crystal Lake235$48,750
Fertile370$55,417
Garner3,080$74,417
Joice190$63,750
Leland263$54,375
Thompson468$53,750

Forest City Public Libraries

Forest City Public Library
115 E L. ST
Forest City, Iowa
(641) 585-4542

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Forest City Public Schools

Forest City Elementary School
1405 W I St
ZIP: 50436
(641) 585-2670
Primary
Total Enrollment 519
Forest City High School
206 W School St
ZIP: 50436
(641) 585-2324
High
Total Enrollment 380
Forest City Middle School
216 W School St
ZIP: 50436
(641) 585-4772
Middle
Total Enrollment 276

Forest City Private Schools

Forest City Christian School
305 Walnut St
ZIP: 50436
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 17
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