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Mount Ayr is a city in Ringgold County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Ayre, Scotland.

The latitude of Mount Ayr is 40.714N. The longitude is -94.235W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,220 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,803.


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Median household income
Local
$26,893
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mount Ayr demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Ringgold County Fair - July 11-15, 2007
  • Autumn In The Ayr - Sept. 22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mount Ayr web sites and events links in the sections below.
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Mount Ayr demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ringgold County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50854 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Mount Ayr residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Ayr ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Ayr was $14,444, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Mount Ayr residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Mount Ayr, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $238.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $690.


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Libraries in Mount Ayr include Mount Ayr Public Library ... View libraries

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Ringgold County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Ayr political report.

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The average commute time for Mount Ayr workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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