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Traer is a city in Tama County.
One tradition says the community was named for Judge John W. Traer. Another says it was named for John W. Traer, tavern owner
The latitude of Traer is 42.193N. The longitude is -92.465W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 915 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,599.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Traer demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tama 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 50675 ZIP code.
40% of Traer residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Traer ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Traer was $17,811, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Traer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Traer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $620.
Libraries in Traer include Traer Public Library ... View libraries
Tama County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Traer political report.
The average commute time for Traer workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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