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People

Total Population 446
Male Share of the Population 51.3%
Female Share of the Population 48.7%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 215
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 53.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.3%
Median Earnings25+ $34,286
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,464
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,536

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,750
% Above Poverty Level 81.5%
% Below Poverty Level 18.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.8%
Median Gross Rent $675
Median House Value $81,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.3%
US/American 0%
English 7%
Irish 19.7%

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

Lacona Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles SE of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 133 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Warren
Metro Area Des Moines
Standard Zip Codes 50139
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.189
Longitude -93.382

Lacona 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 CHARITON 1 E
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Station INDIANOLA
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station KNOXVILLE
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Newbern (50139)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chariton 4,240 $51,786
Indianola 15,165 $66,979
Lucas 196 $57,188

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

Lacona Public Libraries

Library
Lacona Public Library
107 E. MAIN
Lacona, Iowa
(641) 534-4400

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