For population 25 years and over in Bernard:
For population 15 years and over in Bernard city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $931 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (15.1 miles , pop. 57,686).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (90.0 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (165.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Zwingle, IA (2.7 miles) , Cascade, IA (3.1 miles ), Peosta, IA (3.1 miles ), Epworth, IA (3.2 miles ), La Motte, IA (3.3 miles ), Centralia, IA (3.3 miles) , Graf, IA (3.6 miles) , Farley, IA (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 42.31 N, Longitude: 90.83 W
Area code: 563
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+1.0%).
Average climate in Bernard, Iowa
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bernard-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 167% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Bernard city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/19/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bernard-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 99% 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 82.7 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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Bernard:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bernard:
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Public elementary/middle school in Bernard:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bernard and their reported violations in the past:BERNARD WATER SYSTEM (Address: 608 LEFLER , Population served: 97, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:RUMORS II (Address: 21701 E HILL DR , Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 3.6%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Bernard compared to Iowa state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Bernard (based on Dubuque County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.29%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Number of full-service restaurants: 90
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bernard government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,602 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,561 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($60 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bernard)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bernard, IA