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People

Total Population 354
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 189
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 51.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,583
% Above Poverty Level 89.5%
% Below Poverty Level 10.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 31%
Median Gross Rent $433
Median House Value $73,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 7.6%

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

Wesley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 75 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 135 miles S of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Kossuth
Standard Zip Codes 50483
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.088
Longitude -93.99

Wesley 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 BRITT
Distance 9.6 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
Station FOREST CITY 2 NNE
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Station HUMBOLDT 3 W
Distance 29.3 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Sexton (50483)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Algona 5,494 $63,727
Britt 1,966 $65,350
Corwith 234 $58,125
Kanawha 690 $52,969

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

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"206 MAIN ST., PO BOX 37"
Wesley, Iowa
(515) 679-4214

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