Alvord, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 193 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 
Males: 105  (54.6%)
Females: 88  (45.4%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 51230

Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,549 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Alvord:

$57,549
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,188 (it was $17,300 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $79,722 (it was $41,700 in 2000)
Alvord:

$79,722
IA:

$142,300

Median gross rent in 2016: $628.

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    • 17488.8%White alone
    • 2211.2%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alvord: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Dutch (33.1%), German (17.5%), Norwegian (2.5%), English (1.9%), French (1.9%), Northern European (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/26/1892

Elevation: 1320 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 707 people per square mile   (low).

Alvord, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Alvord:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alvord city:

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 69.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

20 residents are foreign born (7.6% Latin America).

This city:

8.4%
Iowa:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $608 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $615 (0.8%)

Alvord satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (25.3 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (144.8 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (451.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Doon, IA (2.4 miles ), Lester, IA (2.6 miles ), Inwood, IA (2.6 miles ), Rock Rapids, IA (3.0 miles ), Rock Valley, IA (3.1 miles ), Larchwood, IA (3.2 miles ), Steen, MN (3.5 miles) , Fairview, SD (3.5 miles) .

Latitude: 43.34 N, Longitude: 96.30 W

Area code: 712

Alvord household income distribution Alvord home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

1.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-4.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Average climate in Alvord, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alvord-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.7 miles away from the Alvord city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alvord-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 161.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 166.4 miles away from Alvord center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 136.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 113.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 161.3 miles away from Alvord center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 718.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lyon County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alvord topographic map

Birthplace of: Agnes Allen - Girls Professional Baseball League player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Alvord:

  • FELLOWSHIP VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; INWOOD, IA)
  • SANFORD ROCK RAPIDS MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
  • WESTVIEW HOMES (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ROCK VALLEY, IA)
  • HEGG MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ROCK VALLEY, IA)
  • HEGG HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ROCK VALLEY, IA)
  • TUFF MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HILLS, MN)
  • SANFORD CANTON-INWOOD MEDICAL CENTER - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; CANTON, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alvord:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 29 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 50 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 60 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • South Dakota State University (about 72 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Buena Vista University (about 74 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 74 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 82 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)

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Notable locations in Alvord: Farmers Elevator Company Elevator (A), Alvord Feed and Supply Incorporated Elevator (B), Alvord (C), Alvord Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alvord include: Sacred Heart Catholic Church (A), Christ Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lyon 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 2013 was 82.4. This is about average.

City:

82.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.183. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.183
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.98. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.98
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.507. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.507
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 37.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.91
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.0%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.4%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Alvord (2011 data):

  • American State Bank: Alvord Branch at 212 Main Street, branch established on 1996/11/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $567.8 mil, Deposits: $473.7 mil, headquarters in Sioux Center, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Ambank Company, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Iowa average:

10.4

Alvord travel time to work - commute Alvord mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alvord city (based on Lyon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,63122
Evangelical Protestant3,19314
Catholic1,2663
Other1-
None1,490-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Lyon County:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Lyon County:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lyon County:

26.2%
Iowa:

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

12.2%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Alvord:

44.3%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.8
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.0%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.1%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Alvord:

35.9%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Alvord:

55.6%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Alvord:

76.7%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alvord, IA Residents
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$890
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$36
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,340
Totals for Government 0$0 8$2,266

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($129.53)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($88.08)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($82.90)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($56.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($31.09)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($20.73)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($15.54)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($10.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($10.36)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.18)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($5.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($10.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $23,000 ($119.17)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $15,000 ($77.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($20.73)
    Rents: $2,000 ($10.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($113.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($77.72)
    General Support: $4,000 ($20.73)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($124.35)
    Total General Sales: $9,000 ($46.63)
    NEC: $1,000 ($5.18)

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

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $109,000 ($564.77)
    End of Fiscal Year: $108,000 ($559.59)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $110,000 ($569.95)

4.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.92% ($32,077 average AGI)
from Sioux County, IA  0.85% ($43,611)


4.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,422 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.99% ($62,238 average AGI)
to Sioux County, IA  0.92% ($39,564)
to Lincoln County, SD  0.33% ($66,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alvord:

  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWSN (1230 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alvord:

  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KIHK (106.9 FM; ROCK VALLEY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KYBB (102.7 FM; CANTON, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/C COMPANY)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KUSD (89.7 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: S/DAKOTA BD OF DIR FOR ED. TELECOMUN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KRRO (103.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alvord:

  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KUSD-TV (Channel 2; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K56GF (Channel 56; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 195Total average daily traffic
  • 215Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Alvord)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 43.311944 Lon: -96.331667, Call Sign: WZE818
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.412 MHzGrant Date: 06/10/2014, Expiration Date: 09/06/2024Registrant: Sioux Falls Two-Way Radio Service Inc, 700 E 3rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:
  • Alvord MP160.1 - HBD, Bnsf Ls197 Mp160.1 - Alvord Hbd (Lat: 43.315556 Lon: -96.283417), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.6 m, Overall height: 5.9 m, Call Sign: WQJB538
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHzGrant Date: 07/16/2008, Expiration Date: 07/16/2018, Certifier: Robert LeedhamRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave., Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • 2108 Dogwood Ave (Lat: 43.344944 Lon: -96.349139), Call Sign: WQPJ869
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.682 MHzGrant Date: 06/07/2012, Expiration Date: 06/07/2022, Certifier: Steven SerckRegistrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E 3rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • ALVF365A0, Lat: 43.341667 Lon: -96.302556, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/2008, Expiration Date: 07/08/2018Registrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • ALVF365A90, Lat: 43.341667 Lon: -96.302556, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/2008, Expiration Date: 07/08/2018Registrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • ALVF365A180, Lat: 43.341667 Lon: -96.302556, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/2008, Expiration Date: 07/08/2018Registrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:
  • ALVF365A270, Lat: 43.341667 Lon: -96.302556, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/2008, Expiration Date: 07/08/2018Registrant: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-4524, Email:

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

  • ALVORD MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 196, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (19%)

Alvord compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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