Oelwein Fayette County, Iowa

Oelwein: City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States of America

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About

Oelwein is a city located in the county of Fayette in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,415 and a population density of 510 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,789 inhabitants.

The city was created 149 years ago in 1871.

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Geography

Oelwein is located at 42°40'24"N 91°54'49"W (42.6733200, -91.9135000).

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Weather

Oelwein forecast: Sunny, with a high near 68. South wind 7 to 15 mph. more

Oelwein Quick Facts

Population : 5,789 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Fayette County
Postal code : 50662
Phone Area Codes : 319
Area : 12.57 km2
Altitude : 1,047 feet / 319, 319 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1872 (149 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 01:41:05 (18th October 2021)
Density : 460 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.81% (2010-2020)
Weather : 68℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Oelwein decreased by 10.81% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,415 - census
2011 6,427 0.19% estimation process
2012 6,337 -1.42% estimation process
2013 6,237 -1.6% estimation process
2014 6,172 -1.05% estimation process
2015 6,103 -1.13% estimation process
2016 6,024 -1.31% estimation process
2017 5,944 -1.35% estimation process
2018 5,916 -0.47% estimation process
2019 5,900 -0.27% estimation process
2020 5,789 -1.92% estimation process

Oelwein zip code is 50662. County name: Fayette, County fips: 19065

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People born in Oelwein (10)

People born in Oelwein, including Catholic bishop John Francis Kinney, gridiron football player Ray Hanken, rock music guitarist, songwriter and author Dick Wagner, you can see a list of people who born in Oelwein.

Schools in Oelwein

College & universities near Oelwein, IA

Code Name City ZIP
154493 Upper Iowa University Fayette (IA) 52142-1857

Post offices near Oelwein

Post Office Name City ZIP
Oelwein Post Office Oelwein (IA) 50662

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Fayette County

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

City Name Population Title
West Union 2,270 City in Iowa, United States
Fayette 1,378 City in and county seat of Fayette County, Alabama, United States
Elgin 620 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States
Clermont 580 City in Iowa
Maynard 472 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States of America
Hawkeye 399 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States of America
Arlington 393 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States
Waucoma 239 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States
Wadena 235 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States
Westgate 209 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States of America
Saint Lucas 134 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States of America
Randalia 60 City in Fayette County, Iowa, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Oelwein distances to largest Iowa cities