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Population in 2012: 83 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.4%
Males: 44  (53.7%)
Females: 39  (46.3%)

Median resident age:  44.7 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 50001

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,433 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Ackworth:

$44,433
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,062

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $113,362 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Ackworth:

$113,362
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $118,684; Detached houses: $118,684

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  • White alone - 82 (98.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (1.2%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ackworth: 87.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.0%), United States (9.5%), Dutch (6.3%), English (6.3%), French (6.3%), Irish (6.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/9/1881

Elevation: 891 feet

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

Population density: 278 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ackworth:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ackworth city:

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 76.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 4.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ackworth, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ackworth to the number of sex offenders is 83 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,313 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,500 (1.6%)

Ackworth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (17.4 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (132.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (301.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sandyville, IA (2.1 miles) , Indianola, IA (2.2 miles ), Milo, IA (2.4 miles ), Hartford, IA (2.7 miles ), Carlisle, IA (3.1 miles ), Spring Hill, IA (3.1 miles) , Pleasantville, IA (3.3 miles ), Swan, IA (3.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $168,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $228,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $205,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $153,800
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.37 N, Longitude: 93.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 515

Ackworth household income distribution Ackworth home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+25.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Utilities (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Finance and insurance (36%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)


Average climate in Ackworth, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Ackworth-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 185% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Ackworth city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1986, a category F4 tornado 27.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ackworth-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Warren County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Ackworth:

  • EASTON GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; INDIANOLA, IA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - INDIANOLA (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; INDIANOLA, IA)
  • WARREN COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; INDIANOLA, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Ackworth, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ackworth:

  • Drake University (about 19 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,382)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 28 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Iowa State University (about 47 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 61 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 87 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)
  • Truman State University (about 94 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,595)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 95 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)

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Church in Ackworth: Ackworth Friends Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Ackworth Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Warren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.1. This is about average.
City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.282. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.282
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.11
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.05. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.05
U.S.:

9.39
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.295. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.295
U.S.:

2.433


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Ackworth compared to Iowa state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ackworth travel time to work - commute


Ackworth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (80%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Wood (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ackworth city (based on Warren County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.71%
Here41.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents28.2%23.1%8.7%6.2%5.6%
Congregations18.2%9.1%4.5%6.1%4.5%
NameLutheran ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaFriends (Quakers)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents4.7%4.2%3.8%3.1%12.5%
Congregations4.5%7.6%12.1%3.0%30.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Warren County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Warren County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
This county:

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Warren County:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.6%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Warren County:

14.0%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$34
Totals for Government 0$0 1$34

Ackworth government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,000 ($36.14)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($24.10)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($12.05)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $12,000 ($144.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($24.10)

Ackworth government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($72.29)
    General Support: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($60.24)

Ackworth government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $46,000 ($554.22)

8.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Polk County, IA  3.84% ($47,092 average AGI)
from Marion County, IA  0.26% ($26,857)
from Dallas County, IA  0.24% ($47,842)


7.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,604 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.86%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Polk County, IA  4.20% ($36,603 average AGI)
to Dallas County, IA  0.32% ($54,922)
to Marion County, IA  0.27% ($32,558)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ackworth:

  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; INDIANOLA, IA; Owner: WARREN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWKY (1150 AM; 1 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: PUTBRESE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ackworth:

  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSTM (88.9 FM; INDIANOLA, IA; Owner: SIMPSON COLLEGE)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVJZ (106.3 FM; ANKENY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KELR-FM (105.3 FM; CHARITON, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZZQ (99.5 FM; WINTERSET, IA; Owner: POSITIVE IMPACT MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRLS (92.1 FM; KNOXVILLE, IA; Owner: M AND H BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ackworth:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K29EA (Channel 29; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC RX 8 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 7080U , Serial Number: RX8-3209, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 11/22/1994
    Registrant (Individual): James F Fromm, 12603 S23 Hwy, Ackworth, IA 50001



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$85,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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