Demographics

People

Total Population773
Male Share of the Population44.8%
Female Share of the Population55.2%
Senior Citizens17.7%
Employed Population 16+343
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married52%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.7%
Median Earnings25+$27,237
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,068

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,875
% Above Poverty Level81.9%
% Below Poverty Level18.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30%
Median Gross Rent$717
Median House Value$42,500

Ancestry

German20.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.4%
Irish16.8%
English11%
Dutch10.2%
Scottish3.8%
Liberian1.8%
African1.8%
French Except Basque1.3%
Swedish0.9%
Norwegian0.6%
Canadian0.5%
Czech0.4%
Haitian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
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What Cheer Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyKeokuk County
Standard Zip Codes50268
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.4
Approximate Longitude-92.35

What Cheer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSIGOURNEY
Distance9.3 miles
Jan Temp10 to 29 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip35.3 inches
StationGRINNELL 3 SW
Distance29.9 miles
Jan Temp8 to 27 F
Apr Temp34 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 63 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationWASHINGTON
Distance35 miles
Jan Temp11 to 29 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip34.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Barnes City233$43,125
Delta338$46,250
Keswick213$56,250
Rose Hill145$45,833
Sigourney1,922$67,929
Webster141$43,125

What Cheer Public Libraries

What Cheer Public Library
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What Cheer, Iowa
(641) 634-2859

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