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People

Total Population 1,065
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 33.1%
Employed Population 16+ 512
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 61.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.6%
Median Earnings25+ $31,101
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $32,692
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,375

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,265
% Above Poverty Level 92.6%
% Below Poverty Level 7.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.2%
Median Gross Rent $468
Median House Value $72,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
US/American 0.2%
English 3.2%
Irish 6.8%

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

George Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles SE of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 144 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Lyon
Standard Zip Codes 51237
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.343
Longitude -96.001

George 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 ROCK RAPIDS
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 27.4 inches
Station SANBORN
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
Station WORTHINGTON 2 NNE
Distance 29.8 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashton 435 $61,250
Boyden 752 $63,409
Doon 538 $71,250
Little Rock 492 $57,778

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

George Public Libraries

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George Public Library
"119 S MAIN, BOX 738"
George, Iowa
(712) 475-3897

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George High Schools

GEORGE-LITTLE ROCK SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
500 E INDIANA AVE
712-475-3311
Serves 167 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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