Total Population432
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens19.9%
Employed Population 16+192
Age of the Population44


% of people married45.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.2%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0


Median Family Income$49,375
% Above Poverty Level84%
% Below Poverty Level16%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation%


People Living Alone37.8%
Median Gross Rent$480
Median House Value$34,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.6%

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

Ringsted Almanac

Nearest Medium City 98 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City132 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
Standard Zip Codes50578
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Ringsted Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance13.6 miles
Jan Temp3 to 22 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip30.3 inches
StationALGONA 3 W
Distance19 miles
Jan Temp3 to 23 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 60 F
Annual Precip30.6 inches
StationSPENCER 1 N
Distance33.4 miles
Jan Temp5 to 24 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip28.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Lone Rock136$62,917

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

Ringsted Public Libraries

Ringsted Public Library
"8 W MAPLE ST., BOX 98"
Ringsted, Iowa
(712) 866-0878

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