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Dubuque County

Population in 2012: 25 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 

Males: 14  (56.0%)
Females: 11  (44.0%)

Median resident age:  27.3 years
Iowa median age:  42.7 years

Zip code: 52045

Estimated median household income in 2011: $57,374 (it was $18,750 in 2000)
Bankston:

$57,374
Iowa:

$49,427
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $23,019

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $71,515 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Bankston:

$71,515
Iowa:

$123,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $84,000; Detached houses: $84,000

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bankston: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (47.4%), Irish (36.8%), English (15.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/8/1933

Elevation: 1200 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 91 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Bankston:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bankston city:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

0 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.0%
Iowa:  3.7%

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (13.9 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (88.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (174.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Graf, IA (2.1 miles) , Epworth, IA (2.2 miles ), Farley, IA (2.3 miles ), Rickardsville, IA (2.6 miles) , Holy Cross, IA (2.6 miles ), Centralia, IA (2.6 miles) , Peosta, IA (2.7 miles ), New Vienna, IA (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 42.51 N, Longitude: 90.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 563

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-6.9%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (75%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (67%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Bankston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 165% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Bankston city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 tornado 28.7 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dubuque County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Bankston:

  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-DUBUQUE (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • THE FINLEY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-DYERSVILLE (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; DYERSVILLE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bankston:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 29 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 6,352)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 49 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 55 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 9,715)
  • Ashford University (about 61 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 46,717)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 65 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • University of Iowa (about 66 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,313)
  • Kaplan University (about 70 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 8,162)

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Notable location: South Lane Farm (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Dubuque 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 36.3. This is about average.
City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.2%

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.7%
Whole state:  64.7%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bankston, IA

Bankston 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Bankston travel time to work - commute


Bankston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bankston (based on Dubuque County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.29%
Here78.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents82.9%5.0%3.0%2.2%1.9%
Congregations41.7%9.7%9.7%4.2%5.6%
NameUnited Church of ChristSalvation ArmyLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%0.7%0.6%0.4%1.5%
Congregations6.9%1.4%1.4%1.4%18.1%
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: 11
This county:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Dubuque County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
This county:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 90
Dubuque County:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.3%
Iowa:

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

12.7%
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$31
Totals for Government 0$0 1$31

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($120.00)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($120.00)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($40.00)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($40.00)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($40.00)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($40.00)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($40.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($80.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,000 ($120.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($80.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($80.00)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $3,000 ($120.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,000 ($160.00)

4.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,602 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Iowa average:

6.30%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
Dubuque County:

0.07%
Iowa average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jo Daviess County, IL  0.39% ($29,326 average AGI)
from Grant County, WI  0.28% ($31,760)
from Jackson County, IA  0.26% ($33,473)


4.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,561 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
Iowa average:

6.47%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($60 average AGI)
Dubuque County:

0.03%
Iowa average:

0.03%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Linn County, IA  0.28% ($33,094 average AGI)
to Jo Daviess County, IL  0.27% ($139,806)
to Jackson County, IA  0.26% ($30,933)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bankston:

  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDBQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bankston:

  • KGRR (97.3 FM; EPWORTH, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K239AB (95.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLYV (105.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; DICKEYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K254AE (98.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDST (99.3 FM; DYERSVILLE, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • K269EK (101.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KMCH (94.7 FM; MANCHESTER, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Bankston:

  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Center Town (Lat: 42.518611 Lon: -90.960972), Call Sign: KNFD395
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/20/2012, Expiration Date: 09/10/2022
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$218,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

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