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Ackley is a city in Hardin County. (The community straddles Hardin and Franklin counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for William J. Ackley, head of the Dubuque & Pacific Railroad.

The latitude of Ackley is 42.554N. The longitude is -93.053W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,093 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,781.


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Median household income
Local
$36,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ackley demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Fontaine
Many early settlers came from Ostfriesland, Germany
Nearby parks & recreation: Prairie Bridges State Park
Historic sites and museums: Ackley Heritage Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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56% of Ackley residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ackley ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ackley was $17,406, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Ackley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Ackley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $277.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $578.


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Libraries in Ackley include Ackley Public Library ... View libraries

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Hardin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ackley political report.

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The average commute time for Ackley workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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