IA

National Population : 333,590,059
Iowa State Population : 3,039,784

About Peterson, IA

Peterson, IA is located in Clay County in the state of Iowa.

The total City Population for Peterson is about 309 with about 229 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 646.

The Average Home Value is $70,000.00, which is roughly 40% lower than the Average Home Value of $116,245.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 63% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $48,875.00, which is roughly 15% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $57,814.00 for the state of Iowa, and roughly 15% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Peterson is about 6.2%.

Iowa is ranked #35 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 27.78 out of 100.

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Voting

Clay County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 56.77% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 68.66%
Democratic: 29.68%
Libertarian: 1.13%
Other: 0.45%
Green: 0.09%


Nearby Locations

Linn Grove, IA (5.18 mi.)
Sutherland, IA (8.78 mi.)
Rossie, IA (9.76 mi.)
Royal, IA (9.76 mi.)
Sioux Rapids, IA (9.87 mi.)
Webb, IA (10.39 mi.)
Rembrandt, IA (10.88 mi.)
Larrabee, IA (11.05 mi.)
Aurelia, IA (14.84 mi.)
Cherokee, IA (15.99 mi.)
Everly, IA (16.56 mi.)
Alta, IA (17.10 mi.)
Meriden, IA (17.12 mi.)
Greenville, IA (17.66 mi.)
Spencer, IA (18.44 mi.)
Marathon, IA (18.45 mi.)
Paullina, IA (18.93 mi.)
Primghar, IA (18.99 mi.)
Hartley, IA (19.56 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 51047
Latitude : 42.945297
Longitude : -95.370253
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 1363 ft.
Area Code(s) : 712

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.16
Male Population Estimate : 50.77%
Female Population Estimate : 49.23%
Median Age : 50.5
Male Median Age : 49.0
Female Median Age : 50.8

White Population Estimate : 99.23%
Black Population Estimate : 0.00%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.39%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.62%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.15%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.15%
Other Population Estimate : 0.15%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Peterson specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Clay County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Clay County: About 149 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Clay County is about 48% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.