Beaconsfield, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 15 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +36.4%
Males: (55.3%)
Females: (44.7%)
Median resident age:

63.2 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip code: 50074

Estimated median household income in 2017: $16,076 (it was $10,833 in 2000)
Beaconsfield:

$16,076
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $9,397 (it was $5,990 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $31,781 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Beaconsfield:

$31,781
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $153,375; detached houses: $167,120; townhouses or other attached units: $144,479; mobile homes: $34,753
March 2019 cost of living index in Beaconsfield: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 44.7%
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Ancestries: German (62.5%), Dutch (18.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/18/1990

Elevation: 1210 feet

Land area: 0.72 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (very low).

Beaconsfield, Iowa map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $273 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $261 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (58.6 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (107.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (338.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sun Valley Lake, IA (1.7 miles),
Ellston, IA (1.9 miles),
Grand River, IA (2.2 miles ),
Kellerton, IA (2.6 miles ),
Tingley, IA (2.9 miles),
Mount Ayr, IA (3.4 miles ),
Decatur City, IA (3.5 miles),
Shannon City, IA (3.6 miles)

Latitude: 40.81 N, Longitude: 94.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 641

Distribution of median household income in Beaconsfield, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Beaconsfield, IA in 2017

Beaconsfield satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

2.8%

Average climate in Beaconsfield, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Beaconsfield-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Beaconsfield city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 tornado 15.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beaconsfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% 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 366.5 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 355.1 miles away from Beaconsfield 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 349.7 miles away from Beaconsfield 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 79.5 miles away from Beaconsfield center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 371.7 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 387.7 miles away from Beaconsfield 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 Ringgold County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beaconsfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Beaconsfield:

  • RINGGOLD COUNTY HOSPITAL DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • RINGGOLD COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • MOUNT AYR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • CLEARVIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • RINGGOLD COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • LAMONI NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LAMONI, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beaconsfield:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 54 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Drake University (about 59 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 67 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 83 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Iowa State University (about 87 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 89 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Truman State University (about 89 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)

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Ringgold County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.5%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Beaconsfield:

Marital status in Beaconsfield, IA
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 87.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Beaconsfield:

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 1.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.3
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Beaconsfield, IA (based on Ringgold County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,18715
Evangelical Protestant7239
Other1581
Catholic1031
None1,960-
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: 2
Here:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

13.62 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

17.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Ringgold County:

27.1%
State:

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

18.4%
Iowa:

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 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

3.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.43%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Strongest AM radio stations in Beaconsfield:

  • 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.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSIB (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CRESTON, IA; Owner: G. O. RADIO, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beaconsfield:

  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KIIC (97.9 FM; LAMONI, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSIB-FM (101.3 FM; CRESTON, IA; Owner: G. O. RADIO, LIMITED)
  • K203DB (88.5 FM; CRESTON, IA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.6mTotal length
  • 475Total average daily traffic
  • 52Total average daily truck traffic
  • 475Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KE0DC, Licensee ID: L01053991, Grant Date: 11/16/2005, Expiration Date: 11/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2017, Registrant: Raymond H Frost, Rr 1, Beaconsfield, IA 50030

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Beaconsfield, IA
  • 76.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Beaconsfield, IA
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Beaconsfield compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income significantly below 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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