Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Where I Live


2,407 souls

50.6% are female
49.4% are male
25.8% are over the age of 65
4.6% are under the age of 5

Median age of population 44

Birth Place

97.1% were born in town or in the county


98.0% White


46.5% said they were of German descent
13.4% said they were of English descent
7.3% said they were just American

Social Characteristics

15.7% have never married
64.9% are married
11.4% are widowed
7.0% are divorced

61.2% are high school graduates
12.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher


97.7% of the population live in individual households
2.3% live in some kind of group home

43.5% of the houses were built before 1939
20.5% of the houses were built between 1940 and 1959

Median value of homes $50,200


52.4% of the population works

Median income $35,731

Families below poverty level 1.7%
Individuals below poverty level 7.67%


Top three fields:
1. Agriculture
2. Retail Trade
3. Education, health and social services

Commuting to Work
71.1% drive alone
11.9% car pool
5.3% walk
No one used Public Transportation- we don't have any

Mean travel time 14 minutes


There are 12 churches, all Christian

(Via ZipCodeStats by way of Reading & Writing)

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