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Zearing is a city in Story County, in the Ames metro area.

The community was named after Major Zearing, Chicago doctor who built a church here

The latitude of Zearing is 42.161N. The longitude is -93.296W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,056 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 580.


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Median household income
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$37,614
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Zearing demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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33% of Zearing residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Zearing ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Zearing was $14,615, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Zearing residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Zearing, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $273.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $692.


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Story County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Zearing political report.

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

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