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People

Total Population 163
Male Share of the Population 44.8%
Female Share of the Population 55.2%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 86
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 54.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,625
% Above Poverty Level 91.4%
% Below Poverty Level 8.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.4%
Median Gross Rent $413
Median House Value $47,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.5%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 8.6%

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

Thor Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 138 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Humboldt
Standard Zip Codes 50591
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.688
Longitude -94.049

Thor 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 HUMBOLDT 3 W
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Station ALGONA 3 W
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Station BRITT
Distance 31.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Badger 572 $66,806
Dakota City 781 $58,603
Eagle Grove 3,483 $66,175
Goldfield 658 $44,375
Humboldt 4,635 $57,905

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

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