Demographics

People

Total Population176
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens26.7%
Employed Population 16+86
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married43.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.3%
Median Earnings25+$22,813
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$54,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree$16,607

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,875
% Above Poverty Level86.4%
% Below Poverty Level13.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work8.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33%
Median Gross Rent$344
Median House Value$42,900

Ancestry

German38.6%
Irish16.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.9%
English14.8%
French Except Basque6.3%
Swedish5.7%
Dutch4%
Scottish2.8%
Norwegian2.8%
Polish2.3%
Welsh1.7%
Swiss1.7%
Danishn1.1%
Russian0.6%
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Washta Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyCherokee County
Standard Zip Codes51061
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.57
Approximate Longitude-95.71

Washta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCHEROKEE
Distance15.3 miles
Jan Temp5 to 26 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp36 to 63 F
Annual Precip29 inches
StationSTORM LAKE 2 E
Distance28.3 miles
Jan Temp6 to 25 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationSIOUX CITY AP
Distance36.5 miles
Jan Temp9 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 62 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp38 to 64 F
Annual Precip25.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Correctionville786$47,917
Cushing208$53,750
Holstein1,354$76,458
Kingsley1,581$81,071
Pierson378$50,938
Quimby397$55,313

Washta Public Libraries

Washta Public Library
100 S 5TH AVE
Washta, Iowa
(712) 447-6546

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Washta Public Schools

River Valley Elementary
100 South 5th St
ZIP: 51061
(712) 447-6318
Primary
Total Enrollment 275
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