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Population in 2012: 495 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.4%
 

Males: 242  (48.9%)
Females: 253  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  44.6 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50008.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,125 (it was $28,929 in 2000)
Allerton:

$37,125
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,871

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $36,042 (it was $25,600 in 2000)
Allerton:

$36,042
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $40,278; Detached houses: $40,203; Mobile homes: $41,455

Median gross rent in 2012: $385.

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  • White alone - 496 (99.0%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Allerton: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.7%), English (17.4%), Irish (15.5%), United States (11.6%), Welsh (6.3%), Dutch (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1/1874

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 1.14 square miles.

Population density: 434 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Allerton:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Allerton city:

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Allerton, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Allerton to the number of sex offenders is 495 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $509 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $491 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (62.5 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (129.2 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (305.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Corydon, IA (2.1 miles ), Clio, IA (2.6 miles) , Millerton, IA (3.2 miles) , Powersville, MO (3.4 miles) , Lineville, IA (3.4 miles ), Promise City, IA (3.4 miles) , South Lineville, MO (3.5 miles) , Humeston, IA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.71 N, Longitude: 93.37 W

Area code: 641

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -50 (-8.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Food processing workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Allerton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Allerton city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1959, a category F4 tornado 11.4 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Allerton-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 84.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Allerton topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Allerton:

  • WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CORYDON, IA)
  • WAYNE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, about 5 miles away; CORYDON, IA)
  • CORYDON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CORYDON, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Allerton, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Allerton:

  • Truman State University (about 55 miles; Kirksville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,595)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 56 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • Drake University (about 64 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 74 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 84 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,793)
  • Iowa State University (about 93 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 100 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,088)

Library in Allerton:

  • ALLERTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,273; Location: 103 S CENTRAL; 9,829 books; 8 audio materials; 47 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 2 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Allerton: Allerton (A), Allerton First Responders (B), Allerton Fire Department (C), Allerton City Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Allerton include: United Methodist Church (A), Allerton Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Allerton that have no violations reported:

  • ALLERTON WATER WORKS (Address: W MAIN ST BOX 176, Population served: 559, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.4%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.3%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Allerton, IA

Allerton compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Allerton (2011 data):

  • Great Western Bank: Allerton Branch at 122 Central Ave., branch established on 1969/02/24. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Allerton travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Allerton city (based on Wayne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.29%
Here49.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of God
Adherents40.2%12.9%12.2%8.7%8.0%
Congregations35.7%10.7%7.1%3.6%10.7%
NameOld Order AmishChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.0%3.6%3.3%3.0%3.9%
Congregations7.1%3.6%3.6%3.6%14.3%
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: 4
This county:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

9.57 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Wayne County:

9.57 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

9.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
Iowa:

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

17.1%
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$1,246
Streets and Highways 1$2,058$24,6960$0
Sewerage 1$1,236$14,8320$0
Water Supply 1$1,236$14,8320$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$460
Totals for Government 3$4,530$18,1202$1,706

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $201,000 ($406.06)
    Water Utilities: $138,000 ($278.79)
    Sewerage: $77,000 ($155.56)
    Regular Highways: $61,000 ($123.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($78.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($50.51)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($40.40)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($32.32)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($16.16)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($16.16)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($2.02)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($2.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($24.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $63,000 ($127.27)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $64,000 ($129.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000 ($84.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($4.04)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($10.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($26.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $5,000 ($10.10)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($6.06)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($4.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $107,000 ($216.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $43,000 ($86.87)
    General Support: $2,000 ($4.04)
  • Tax - Property: $228,000 ($460.61)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.02)

Allerton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $260,000 ($525.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $26,000 ($52.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $190,000 ($383.84)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $44,000 ($88.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $198,000 ($400.00)

6.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,692 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
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 Appanoose County, IA  0.94% ($25,182 average AGI)
from Polk County, IA  0.47% ($39,909)


6.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
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  0.89% ($27,190 average AGI)
to Appanoose County, IA  0.85% ($22,050)
to Lucas County, IA  0.47% ($31,818)

Strongest AM radio stations in Allerton:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCOG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CENTERVILLE, IA; Owner: KCOG, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Allerton:

  • KIIC (97.9 FM; LAMONI, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KELR-FM (105.3 FM; CHARITON, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KMGO (98.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, IA; Owner: KMGO, INC.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Ron Hinds, 2416 Highway S26 (Lat: 40.692778 Lon: -93.363889), Type: 97.5, Structure height: 19185 m, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7123708008, Lp94238@windstream.Net, 1011 COTTONWOOD DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Water Tower 17 1.5 Mi W 1 Mi N (Lat: 40.724444 Lon: -93.411333), Call Sign: WCJ214, Licensee ID: L00101556
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 01/30/2022
    Registrant: Rathbun Regional Water Assn Inc, Rr 3, Centerville, IA 52544, Phone: (515) 647-2416
  • Booster Station 17 S End (Lat: 40.698889 Lon: -93.363833), Call Sign: WCJ223, Licensee ID: L00101556
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 01/30/2022
    Registrant: Rathbun Regional Water Assn Inc, Rr 3, Centerville, IA 52544, Phone: (515) 647-2416
  • 211 North Central Avenue (Lat: 40.708000 Lon: -93.363222), Call Sign: WQOX352
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.375 MHz, 464.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2012, Expiration Date: 02/23/2022, Certifier: Michael Brennecke
    Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ALLERTON, N Wayne St (Lat: 40.708611 Lon: -93.367417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNTB785
    Assigned Frequencies: 2142.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/2010, Expiration Date: 06/13/2020
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 S 15th St Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5050, Fax: (402) 233-2025, Email:
  • ALLERTON, N Wayne Street And Uprr Right Of Way (Lat: 40.708889 Lon: -93.366389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WQOJ418
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/17/2011, Expiration Date: 10/17/2021, Certifier: David J Lachapelle Ass
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-0392, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Allerton


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Most common first names in Allerton, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1072.3 years
John974.5 years
James878.0 years
Pearl783.4 years
William779.6 years
Earl672.3 years
Mary688.5 years
Ruth681.2 years
Clyde575.0 years
Carl576.6 years
Most common last names in Allerton, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jennings875.3 years
Stroud874.1 years
Moore780.0 years
Roberts678.5 years
Halfhill677.0 years
Duncan589.8 years
Smith576.0 years
Davis574.2 years
Langloss569.6 years
Carter581.0 years

Allerton on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other financial specialists"
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