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Demographics

People

Total Population1,337
Male Share of the Population46.4%
Female Share of the Population53.6%
Senior Citizens20.6%
Employed Population 16+700
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married53.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.5%
Median Earnings25+$30,987
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$3,814
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,944

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,500
% Above Poverty Level83.6%
% Below Poverty Level16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work17.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.9%
Median Gross Rent$589
Median House Value$62,900

Ancestry

German35.4%
Irish16.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.8%
Norwegian7%
English6.1%
Swedish5.5%
Dutch5%
Danishn3.8%
French Except Basque2.2%
Polish1.4%
Italian1%
Welsh0.6%
Czech0.5%
Scottish0.4%
Lithuanian0.2%
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Laurens Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pocahontas County
Standard Zip Codes50554
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.84
Approximate Longitude-94.84

Laurens Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSIOUX RAPIDS 4 E
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp6 to 25 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 62 F
Annual Precip31.3 inches
StationEMMETSBURG
Distance20.5 miles
Jan Temp4 to 23 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 61 F
Annual Precip30.9 inches
StationSTORM LAKE 2 E
Distance21.8 miles
Jan Temp6 to 25 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albert City620$52,232
Havelock140$40,833
Mallard247$43,646
Marathon251$49,375
Pocahontas1,701$66,771
Webb177$58,125

Laurens Public Libraries

Laurens Public Library
273 N THIRD
Laurens, Iowa
(712) 841-4612

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Laurens Public Schools

Laurens-marathon Elementary School
300 W Garfield
ZIP: 50554
(712) 841-5000
Primary
Total Enrollment 149
Laurens-marathon High School
300 W Garfield
ZIP: 50554
(712) 841-5000
High
Total Enrollment 83
Laurens-marathon Middle School
300 W Garfield
ZIP: 50554
(712) 841-5000
Middle
Total Enrollment 54
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