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People

Total Population 3,435
Male Share of the Population 42%
Female Share of the Population 58%
Senior Citizens 25.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,613
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 55.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,367
% Above Poverty Level 91.5%
% Below Poverty Level 8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.1%
Median Gross Rent $643
Median House Value $141,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 9.8%

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

Story City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 136 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Story
Standard Zip Codes 50248
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.187
Longitude -93.595

Story City 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 AMES 8 WSW
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Station BOONE
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station ANKENY
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ames 62,815 $78,462
Ellsworth 596 $62,500
Gilbert 1,237 $87,303
McCallsburg 329 $50,469

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

Story City Public Libraries

Library
Bertha Bartlett Public Library
503 BROAD
Story City, Iowa
(515) 733-2685

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Story City High Schools

ROLAND-STORY HIGH SCHOOL
1009 STORY ST
515-733-4329
Serves 364 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

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