Story City is a town of like 3500 people in central Iowa. It is almost entirely made up of late middle aged middle class white people and a couple of Mexicans. It's like the anti-compton. Nice town to grow up in, kinda quiet, but Ames is just down the road, for the older kids.
Man 1: Hey I'm goin' to Story City!
Man 2: What for?
Man 1: To take a nap.
Woman 1: You certainly have small town values.
Woman 2: Yep, I am from Story City, IA.