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People

Total Population 2,302
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,136
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 62.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42.9%
Median Earnings25+ $50,760
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,431

Wealth

Median Family Income $86,696
% Above Poverty Level 94.6%
% Below Poverty Level 5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 19.5%
Median Gross Rent $737
Median House Value $199,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 16.7%

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

Solon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles N of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 198 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Johnson
Metro Area Iowa City
Standard Zip Codes 52333
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.807
Longitude -91.493

Solon 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 IOWA CITY
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station CEDAR RAPIDS AP
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Station CEDAR RAPIDS NO 1
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Twin View Heights (52333)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coralville 20,038 $85,160
Ely 1,994 $105,000
Lisbon 1,990 $63,264

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

Solon Public Libraries

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Solon Public Library
223 SOUTH IOWA STREET BOX 510
Solon, Iowa
(319) 644-2678

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Solon High Schools

SOLON HIGH SCHOOL
600 W. 5TH STREET
319-624-3401
Serves 329 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

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