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Tipton is a city in Cedar County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Gen. John Tipton

The latitude of Tipton is 41.769N. The longitude is -91.127W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 823 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,147.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$36,778
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Tipton demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Cedar County Fair - July 11-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Tipton 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 on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Tipton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cedar 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 52772 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

36% of Tipton residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tipton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tipton was $17,494, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Tipton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Tipton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $320.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $752.


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

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

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

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