Ackworth, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 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 (it was $17,478 in 2000)

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 2012: 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 (26.2%), United States (9.8%), Dutch (4.9%), English (4.9%), French (4.9%), Irish (4.9%).

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   (very low).

Ackworth, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Ackworth:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ackworth city:

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 75.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 5.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ackworth, Iowa as of July 07, 2015.
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:

  • 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
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

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 June 2014:
Here:

4.1%
Iowa:

4.4%

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

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ackworth-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 92% 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 near Iowa state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 358.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 344.0 miles away from Ackworth center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 358.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 237.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 382.5 miles away from Ackworth center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 119.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ackworth topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • THE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; INDIANOLA, IA)
  • CARLISLE CENTER FOR WELLNESS AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CARLISLE, IA)
  • PLEASANT CARE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PLEASANTVILLE, IA)
  • BEHAVIORAL TECHNOLOGIES-PORTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; DES MOINES, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ackworth:

  • Drake University (about 19 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 25 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa State University (about 47 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 61 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 87 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Truman State University (about 94 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 95 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 73.2. This is about average.

City:

73.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.224. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.224
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.07
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.0697. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0697
U.S.:

1.9290

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.16
U.S.:

9.14
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:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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 college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.71%
Here: 41.7%
USA: 50.2%

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
Warren County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

5.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

30.6%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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)

6.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,461 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, IA  3.29% ($42,170 average AGI)
from Dallas County, IA  0.32% ($45,709)
from Madison County, IA  0.22% ($40,658)


6.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, IA  3.35% ($33,308 average AGI)
to Dallas County, IA  0.41% ($43,625)
to Story County, IA  0.17% ($26,966)

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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