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People

Total Population 1,623
Male Share of the Population 57.4%
Female Share of the Population 42.6%
Senior Citizens 9.6%
Employed Population 16+ 659
Age of the Population 28

Families

% of people married 32.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,917
% Above Poverty Level 80.8%
% Below Poverty Level 19.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.2%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.1%
Median Gross Rent $715
Median House Value $109,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.1%
US/American 0%
English 6.2%
Irish 20.7%

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

Woodward Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles SW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 112 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Dallas
Metro Area Des Moines
Standard Zip Codes 50276
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.856
Longitude -93.921

Woodward 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 PERRY
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
Station ANKENY
Distance 20.7 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
Station DES MOINES AP
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Moran (50276)

The Meadows (50276)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bouton 190 $41,042
Granger 1,587 $100,500
Luther 161 $68,750

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

Woodward Public Libraries

Library
Woodward Public Library
"118 S.MAIN, BOX 510"
Woodward, Iowa
(515) 438-2636

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Woodward High Schools

WOODWARD-GRANGER HIGH SCHOOL
306 W 3RD ST
515-438-2115
Serves 245 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

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