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Demographics

People

Total Population2,496
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens17.5%
Employed Population 16+1,225
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married59.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.5%
Median Earnings25+$36,355
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,849

Wealth

Median Family Income$72,206
% Above Poverty Level90.3%
% Below Poverty Level9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25%
Median Gross Rent$730
Median House Value$122,900

Ancestry

Irish21.1%
English7.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.5%
Norwegian3.4%
Dutch2.9%
French Except Basque2.4%
Scottish1.6%
Russian1.3%
Danishn1.2%
Italian0.9%
Polish0.8%
US/American0.8%
Swedish0.6%
German0.6%
Greek0.4%
Czech0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
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La Porte City Almanac

CategoryValue
County Black Hawk County
Standard Zip Codes50651
Phone Area Codes319
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.31
Approximate Longitude-92.19

La Porte 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)

StationVINTON
Distance14.2 miles
Jan Temp9 to 26 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches
StationINDEPENDENCE
Distance19.6 miles
Jan Temp9 to 26 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationCEDAR RAPIDS NO 1
Distance36.8 miles
Jan Temp12 to 28 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brandon314$56,250
Dysart1,473$81,000
Elk Run Heights1,014$67,778
Gilbertville750$64,167
Mount Auburn119$52,083
Raymond763$83,611

La Porte City Public Libraries

Hawkins Memorial Library
308 MAIN ST
La Porte City, Iowa
(319) 342-3025

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La Porte City Public Schools

La Porte City Elementary School
515 Fillmore
ZIP: 50651
(319) 342-3033
Primary
Total Enrollment 343
Union High School
200 Adams St
ZIP: 50651
(319) 342-2697
High
Total Enrollment 392
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