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

The latitude of Stratford is 42.271N. The longitude is -93.926W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,109 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 747.


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Median household income
Local
$29,375
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Stratford demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival - July 13-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Stratford web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Swedish American Museum
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 Stratford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hamilton 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 50249 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Stratford residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stratford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stratford was $15,553, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

9% of Stratford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Stratford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $271.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $665.


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

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

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

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