Blanchard, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 37 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -39.3%
Males: 21  (58.6%)
Females: 16  (41.4%)
Median resident age:  45.8 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 51630

Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,985 (it was $37,917 in 2000)
Blanchard:

$60,985
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,566 (it was $15,226 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $40,183 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
Blanchard:

$40,183
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $45,008; Detached houses: $45,055
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blanchard: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (50.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/11/1880

Elevation: 1010 feet

Land area: 0.23 square miles.

Population density: 164 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Blanchard:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blanchard city:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 70.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Blanchard, Iowa as of December 11, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Blanchard to the number of sex offenders is 29 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Blanchard city:  1.6% ($199)
Iowa:  1.3% ($1,077)

Blanchard satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (57.4 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (62.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (401.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Blanchard, MO (0.8 miles) , Northboro, IA (2.0 miles) , Coin, IA (2.3 miles ), College Springs, IA (2.4 miles ), Westboro, MO (2.5 miles) , Elmo, MO (2.6 miles) , Braddyville, IA (3.2 miles) , Clearmont, MO (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 95.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 712

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

3.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+8.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (69%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Wholesale trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (31%)
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)

Average climate in Blanchard, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Blanchard-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/5/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the Blanchard city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 tornado 6.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blanchard-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 17.6 miles away from the city center
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 418.0 miles away from Blanchard center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 242.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 15.0 miles away from the city 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 386.5 miles away from Blanchard 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 408.8 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 Page County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blanchard topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blanchard:

  • TARKIO REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; TARKIO, MO)
  • GOLDENROD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CLARINDA, IA)
  • WESTRIDGE QUALITY CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CLARINDA, IA)
  • SHENANDOAH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; SHENANDOAH, IA)
  • SHENANDOAH MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; SHENANDOAH, IA)
  • SMC HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; SHENANDOAH, IA)
  • ELM HEIGHTS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SHENANDOAH, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blanchard:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 24 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Highland Community College (about 50 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Bellevue University (about 54 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 57 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Creighton University (about 61 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 62 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 62 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)

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Notable location: Blanchard Elevator (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Page 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 2016: 17.2%
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 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:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.4
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blanchard city (based on Page County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,91925
Evangelical Protestant2,90224
Catholic7742
Other6453
None6,692-
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: 4
Page County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Page County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Page County:

28.8%
Iowa:

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

16.8%
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 1$85
Totals for Government 0$0 1$85

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($54.05)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($54.05)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($54.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($27.03)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($27.03)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($27.03)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($27.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($81.08)

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

  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($135.14)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($189.19)
    Total General Sales: $3,000 ($81.08)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($27.03)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $24,000 ($648.65)

5.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
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 Taylor County, IA  0.46% ($46,269 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, IA  0.44% ($32,480)
from Fremont County, IA  0.30% ($25,412)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
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 Fremont County, IA  0.49% ($24,036 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.44% ($41,720)
to Montgomery County, IA  0.39% ($26,818)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blanchard:

  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blanchard:

  • KRSS (93.5 FM; TARKIO, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KKBZ (99.3 FM; CLARINDA, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KXCV (90.5 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIV.)
  • KNIM-FM (97.1 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NODAWAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNCY-FM (103.1 FM; AUBURN, NE; Owner: RADIO 2000 NE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Blanchard:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 70Total average daily traffic
  • 14Total average daily truck traffic
  • 90Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Exist Tower Twp 67n R 38 W 28 (Lat: 40.578889 Lon: -95.215806), Type: Tank, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPKL841
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHzGrant Date: 04/06/2012, Expiration Date: 04/10/2022, Certifier: Kevin GowingRegistrant: Micro Comm Inc, 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BLANCHARD, 3.2 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 40.618583 Lon: -95.259417), Overall height: 53.6 m, Call Sign: WHT358, Licensee ID: L00896575
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHzGrant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: Robert A EstyRegistrant: International Communications Group, Inc. D/B/A Corban Networks

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W9COH, Licensee ID: L00394314, Grant Date: 03/16/2005, Expiration Date: 06/07/2015, Certifier: Larry R Jackson, Registrant: Larry R Jackson, Blanchard, IA 51630

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (94%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)

Blanchard compared to Iowa 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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 significantly below state average.
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