Demographics

People

Total Population1,557
Male Share of the Population51.3%
Female Share of the Population48.7%
Senior Citizens22.2%
Employed Population 16+667
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married51.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6.8%
Median Earnings25+$30,247
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,563
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,685

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,523
% Above Poverty Level88.6%
% Below Poverty Level11.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.7%
% Using Public Transportation3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone30.9%
Median Gross Rent$507
Median House Value$82,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.2%
Irish15.7%
English6.8%
French Except Basque2.1%
Swedish1.9%
Italian1.7%
Scottish1.6%
Danishn1.4%
Dutch1.1%
Welsh1.1%
Czech0.8%
Norwegian0.7%
Russian0.4%
Polish0.4%
German0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Greek0.2%
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Lenox Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyTaylor County
Standard Zip Codes50851
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.88
Approximate Longitude-94.55

Lenox Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCORNING
Distance12.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip35.9 inches
StationCRESTON 2 SW
Distance13.5 miles
Jan Temp10 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip33.9 inches
StationBEDFORD
Distance17.4 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip36.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clearfield386$49,167
Corning1,566$66,042
Creston7,832$61,373
Cromwell97$71,250
Diagonal387$52,188
Prescott218$47,639

Lenox Public Libraries

Lenox Public Library
101 N MAIN
Lenox, Iowa
(641) 333-4411

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Lenox Public Schools

Lenox Elementary School
600 S. Locust
ZIP: 50851
(641) 333-2244
Primary
Total Enrollment 292
Lenox High School
600 S Locust
ZIP: 50851
(641) 333-2244
High
Total Enrollment 219
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