Baldwin, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 106 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.5%
 
Males: 63  (59.5%)
Females: 43  (40.5%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip code: 52207

Estimated median household income in 2015: $34,092 (it was $35,313 in 2000)
Baldwin:

$34,092
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $18,111 (it was $15,997 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $57,937 (it was $24,800 in 2000)
Baldwin:

$57,937
IA:

$136,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $147,735; Detached houses: $157,494; Townhouses or other attached units: $99,427; In 2-unit structures: $125,885; Mobile homes: $32,465

Median gross rent in 2015: $680.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Baldwin: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (56.4%), American (27.3%), Irish (1.8%), Norwegian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/8/1881

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 296 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Baldwin:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Baldwin city:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 5.4%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Baldwin, Iowa as of December 16, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Baldwin to the number of sex offenders is 54 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $913 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $595 (1.2%)

Baldwin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (30.8 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (101.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (163.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Monmouth, IA (1.4 miles) , Lost Nation, IA (2.8 miles ), Wyoming, IA (2.9 miles ), Oxford Junction, IA (2.9 miles ), Maquoketa, IA (3.0 miles ), Onslow, IA (3.0 miles ), Toronto, IA (3.4 miles) , Delmar, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $20,000

Latitude: 42.07 N, Longitude: 90.84 W

Area code: 563

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

3.5%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-7.3%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (53%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (44%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (40%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Baldwin, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Baldwin-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Baldwin city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 tornado 26.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Baldwin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% 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 295.0 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 273.5 miles away from Baldwin 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 108.7 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 325.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 294.7 miles away from Baldwin center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 281.0 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 Jackson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Baldwin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Baldwin:

  • MAQUOKETA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • CRESTRIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • MAQUOKETA KIDNEY CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • JACKSON CO REG HEALTH CTR HOME AND COMM HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • HOSPICE OF JACKSON COUNTY (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • JACKSON COUNTY PUBLIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • JACKSON COUNTY REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Baldwin:

  • Ashford University (about 37 miles; Clinton, IA; Full-time enrollment: 73,330)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 39 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 40 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 41 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Augustana College (about 43 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 44 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 46 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)

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Notable location: Baldwin Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Baldwin: Baldwin Monmouth Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Eden Valley Nature Center (Nature Centers; 1415 50th Avenue).

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.8%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Baldwin (2011 data):

  • Ohnward Bank & Trust: Baldwin Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1994/12/12. Info updated 2009/11/13: Bank assets: $188.8 mil, Deposits: $158.4 mil, headquarters in Cascade, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Ohnward Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Baldwin city (based on Jackson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,8439
Mainline Protestant4,65119
Evangelical Protestant2502
Other1222
None7,982-
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: 6
Jackson County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Jackson County:

7.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

11.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

28.0%
Iowa:

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

14.3%
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 6$163
Sewerage 0$0 1$270
Water Supply 0$0 1$570
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,003

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $19,000 ($179.25)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($132.08)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($94.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($66.04)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($56.60)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($47.17)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($47.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($37.74)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($18.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($113.21)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,000 ($132.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($75.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($18.87)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($9.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($103.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($94.34)
    General Support: $2,000 ($18.87)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($94.34)
    Total General Sales: $7,000 ($66.04)
    NEC: $1,000 ($9.43)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $74,000 ($698.11)

4.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
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 Clinton County, IA  0.85% ($46,074 average AGI)
from Dubuque County, IA  0.84% ($36,672)
from Scott County, IA  0.26% ($42,857)


5.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,780 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
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 Clinton County, IA  1.07% ($33,872 average AGI)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.80% ($49,922)
to Scott County, IA  0.35% ($32,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Baldwin:

  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMAQ (1320 AM; 1 kW; MAQUOKETA, IA; Owner: MAQUOKETA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baldwin:

  • KMAQ-FM (95.1 FM; MAQUOKETA, IA; Owner: MAQUOKETA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBOB-FM (104.9 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KGRR (97.3 FM; EPWORTH, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K239AB (95.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Baldwin:

  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • PETER M CONNOLLY,, 3456 33rd. Avenue (Lat: 42.063611 Lon: -90.862556), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, SUITE 100
  • PETER M CONNOLLY,, 3456 33rd. Avenue (Lat: 42.063611 Lon: -90.862556), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, SUITE 100
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, 3456 33rd. Avenue (Lat: 42.063611 Lon: -90.862556), Type: 80.8, Structure height: 19097 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 42.156944 Lon: -90.830972, Call Sign: WQEW977
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.635 MHzGrant Date: 05/08/2006, Expiration Date: 05/08/2016, Certifier: David O BurmahlRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:
  • Lat: 42.101611 Lon: -90.797028, Call Sign: WQSS315
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 452.037 MHz, 452.787 MHz, 451.312 MHz, 451.612 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2013, Expiration Date: 11/06/2023, Certifier: Dwaine J BurkenRegistrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • BALDWIN, 3456 33rd. Avenue (Lat: 42.063611 Lon: -90.862556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WPXY906
    Assigned Frequencies: 6825.00 MHz, 6725.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/29/2013, Expiration Date: 07/02/2023, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Burmahls, Lat: 42.151056 Lon: -90.814278, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQKA998
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/2009, Expiration Date: 03/14/2019, Certifier: Larry M Bartels Mr.Registrant: Bernard Communications Inc., 110 Jess Street, Bernard, IA 52032, Phone: (563) 879-3203, Fax: (563) 879-3809, Email:
  • BALDWIN, 3456 33rd. Avenue (Lat: 42.063611 Lon: -90.862556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQRA404
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2014, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (75%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Baldwin compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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