Berkley, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 32 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +33.3%
Males: 20  (65.0%)
Females: 12  (35.0%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 50220

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,603 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Berkley:

$43,603
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,983 (it was $15,822 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,610 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Berkley:

$61,610
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $59,340; Detached houses: $54,317; Mobile homes: $79,431
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  • White alone - 31 (96.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (3.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Berkley: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (26.1%), Swedish (17.4%), German (8.7%), Dutch (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/11/1912

Elevation: 973 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 153 people per square mile   (very low).

Berkley, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Berkley:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Berkley city:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 38.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 21.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (6.0%)

Berkley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (25.4 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (109.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (331.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rippey, IA (2.1 miles ), Beaver, IA (2.5 miles) , Perry, IA (2.7 miles ), Ogden, IA (2.8 miles ), Bouton, IA (2.9 miles) , Grand Junction, IA (2.9 miles ), Dawson, IA (3.0 miles) , Woodward, IA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 41.95 N, Longitude: 94.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 515

Berkley household income distribution Berkley home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.5%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-33.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (50%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

Average climate in Berkley, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Berkley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Berkley city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Berkley-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 80% 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 408.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 274.9 miles away from Berkley 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 250.9 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 392.8 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 310.0 miles away from Berkley 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 117.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boone County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Berkley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Berkley:

  • PERRY LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PERRY, IA)
  • ROWLEY MEMORIAL MASONIC HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PERRY, IA)
  • PERRY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; PERRY, IA)
  • PERRY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PERRY, IA)
  • OGDEN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OGDEN, IA)
  • WOODWARD RESOURCE CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WOODWARD, IA)
  • USA HEALTH CARE CENTER-WOODWARD (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WOODWARD, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Berkley:

  • Iowa State University (about 25 miles; Ames, IA; Full-time enrollment: 28,662)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 31 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 34 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 38 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Buena Vista University (about 74 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 94 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 98 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)

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Boone 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 2002 was 28.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 25.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  81.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  18.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Wood (25%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Berkley city (based on Boone County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.63%
Here: 54.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents22.1%18.0%17.4%11.9%7.3%
Congregations6.8%9.1%20.5%6.8%4.5%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChristian and Missionary AllianceUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents4.4%4.2%3.0%2.8%8.8%
Congregations4.5%6.8%4.5%4.5%31.8%
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
Boone County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Boone County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Boone County:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

30.3%
Iowa:

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

15.7%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$13
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$52
Totals for Government 0$0 8$65

5.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,309 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
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 Story County, IA  1.66% ($32,176 average AGI)
from Polk County, IA  0.82% ($35,488)
from Dallas County, IA  0.39% ($38,050)


6.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
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 Story County, IA  1.54% ($32,975 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  1.21% ($36,016)
to Dallas County, IA  0.39% ($38,125)

Strongest AM radio stations in Berkley:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDLS (1310 AM; 1 kW; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWBG (1590 AM; 1 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Berkley:

  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KDLS-FM (105.5 FM; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KFGQ-FM (99.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KGRA (98.9 FM; JEFFERSON, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCCQ (105.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Berkley:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
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