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People

Total Population 1,433
Male Share of the Population 52.8%
Female Share of the Population 47.2%
Senior Citizens 23%
Employed Population 16+ 685
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 53.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,429
% Above Poverty Level 81.9%
% Below Poverty Level 18.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $594
Median House Value $77,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.2%
Irish 16.1%

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

Lenox Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles SW of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 76 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Taylor
Standard Zip Codes 50851
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.881
Longitude -94.561

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)

Station CORNING
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
Station CRESTON 2 SW
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Station BEDFORD
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Stringtown (50851)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clearfield 378 $46,667
Corning 1,570 $57,308
Creston 7,886 $56,545
Cromwell 93 $73,750
Diagonal 332 $62,500

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

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

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Lenox High Schools

LENOX HIGH SCHOOL
600 S LOCUST
641-333-2244
Serves 190 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

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