Mount Ayr Ringgold County, Iowa

Mount Ayr: City in Ringgold County, Iowa, United States of America

About

Mount Ayr is a city located in the county of Ringgold in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,691 and a population density of 244 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,601 inhabitants.

The city was created 147 years ago in 1874.

Mount Ayr Quick Facts

Population : 1,601 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Ringgold County
Postal code : 50854
Phone Area Codes : 641
Area : 6.93 km2
Altitude : 1,220 feet / 372, 372 meters
Capital city : Mount Ayr is capital of Ringgold County
Establishment : January 01, 1875 (147 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:27:54 (16th January 2022)
Density : 231 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.62% (2010-2020)
Weather : -1℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather
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Location of Mount Ayr on Iowa map.
Ringgold County Iowa Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Mount Ayr Highlighted locator map image
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Geography

Mount Ayr is located at 40°42'53"N 94°14'7"W (40.7147100, -94.2352300).

Mount Ayr map

Weather

Mount Ayr forecast: Partly cloudy. Low around -1, with temperatures rising to around 4 overnight. Wind chill values as low as -5. East wind 2 to 7 mph. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Mount Ayr decreased by 5.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,691 - census
2011 1,658 -1.99% estimation process
2012 1,668 0.6% estimation process
2013 1,648 -1.21% estimation process
2014 1,646 -0.12% estimation process
2015 1,646 0% estimation process
2016 1,649 0.18% estimation process
2017 1,660 0.66% estimation process
2018 1,634 -1.59% estimation process
2019 1,619 -0.93% estimation process
2020 1,601 -1.12% estimation process

Mount Ayr zip code is 50854. County name: Ringgold, County fips: 19159

People born in Mount Ayr (3)

People born in Mount Ayr, including NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, politician Cecil Dolecheck, actress Heidi Johanningmeier, .

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Schools in Mount Ayr

College & universities near Mount Ayr, IA

Code Name City ZIP
153366 Graceland University-Lamoni Lamoni (IA) 50140
154396 Southwestern Community College Creston (IA) 50801

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Mount Ayr, IA

Code Name Address Type
CRN Creston Pine and Adams Avenue RAIL
OSC Osceola Main & East Clay Streets RAIL

Post offices near Mount Ayr

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mount Ayr Post Office Mount Ayr (IA) 50854
Benton Post Office Benton (IA) 50835
Diagonal Post Office Diagonal (IA) 50845
Kellerton Post Office Kellerton (IA) 50133
Tingley Post Office Tingley (IA) 50863

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Mount Ayr , Indiana human settlement in Newton County, Indiana, United States of America with a population of 116 people.

Other cities in Ringgold County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ringgold County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Diagonal 312 City in Iowa
Kellerton 292 Human settlement in Ringgold County, Iowa, United States of America
Tingley 156 Township in Ringgold County, Iowa
Redding 77 City in Ringgold County, Iowa, United States
Benton 40 City in Iowa
Ellston 38 Human settlement in Ringgold County, Iowa, United States of America
Maloy 27 Human settlement in Ringgold County, Iowa, United States of America
Delphos 24 City in Iowa, USA
Beaconsfield 15 City in Iowa, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Mount Ayr distances to largest Iowa cities