Bradgate, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 83 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.8%
 
Males: 48  (57.9%)
Females: 35  (42.1%)
Median resident age:

54.7 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50520, 50541.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,518 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Bradgate:

$44,518
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,740 (it was $16,407 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $32,326 (it was $17,800 in 2000)
Bradgate:

$32,326
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $37,930; detached houses: $38,108
March 2019 cost of living index in Bradgate: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.0%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bradgate, IA (2010)
    • 8497.7%White alone
    • 22.3%Hispanic
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Ancestries: Norwegian (25.6%), German (16.3%), Irish (14.0%), Scottish (14.0%), Scotch-Irish (11.6%), American (9.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/20/1893

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 239 people per square mile   (very low).

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3 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe).

This city:

3.0%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $811 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $684 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (67.1 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (134.5 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (351.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Gilmore City, IA (2.3 miles ),
Rolfe, IA (2.4 miles ),
Ottosen, IA (2.6 miles),
Rutland, IA (2.7 miles),
Bode, IA (2.8 miles ),
Pioneer, IA (3.2 miles),
West Bend, IA (3.3 miles ),
Plover, IA (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 42.80 N, Longitude: 94.42 W

Area code: 515

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

Bradgate satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $211,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Bradgate, IA residents
Average permit cost in Bradgate, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Iowa:

2.8%

Average climate in Bradgate, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bradgate-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/29/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Bradgate city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/28/1979, a category F4 tornado 15.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 26 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bradgate-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 213.8 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 268.5 miles away from Bradgate 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 227.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 219.1 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 456.1 miles away from Bradgate center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 160.0 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 Humboldt County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bradgate topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bradgate:

  • HUMBOLDT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPI (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HUMBOLDT, IA)
  • QHC HUMBOLDT NORTH, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HUMBOLDT, IA)
  • QHC HUMBOLDT SOUTH, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HUMBOLDT, IA)
  • POCAHONTAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; POCAHONTAS, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bradgate:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 25 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,682)
  • Buena Vista University (about 42 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 47 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Iowa State University (about 67 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 70 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 87 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 92 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bradgate: Pro Cooperative Elevator (A), Bradgate Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Humboldt 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:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.6%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Bradgate:

Marital status in Bradgate, IA
  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in Bradgate:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bradgate, IA (based on Humboldt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,6139
Evangelical Protestant1,7417
Catholic1,3172
Other-1
None2,144-
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
Humboldt County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
This county:

8.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Humboldt County:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Humboldt County:

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Humboldt County:

27.9%
Iowa:

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

12.7%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.1%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.6%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Bradgate:

29.3
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

29.0%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.0%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Bradgate:

52.7%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.5%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bradgate, IA Residents
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 and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$0
Totals for Government 0$0 7$0

Bradgate government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($108.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($72.29)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($72.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($48.19)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($36.14)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($36.14)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($24.10)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($24.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,000 ($60.24)

Bradgate government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($180.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($60.24)
  • Tax - Property: $21,000 ($253.01)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,000 ($84.34)

Bradgate government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $68,000 ($819.28)

4.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,607 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
Iowa average:

5.97%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Webster County, IA  1.23% ($39,660 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bradgate:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bradgate:

  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KIAQ (96.9 FM; CLARION, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KHBT (97.7 FM; HUMBOLDT, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLGA-FM (92.7 FM; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KTLB (105.9 FM; TWIN LAKES, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KJYL (100.7 FM; EAGLE GROVE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING,INC)

TV broadcast stations around Bradgate:

  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 36.2mTotal length
  • 4,725Total average daily traffic
  • 268Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,725Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bradgate, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bradgate, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bradgate)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • KTIN FT DODG, 1160 160th Street (Lat: 42.817500 Lon: -94.411667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 345.7 m, Overall height: 365.8 m, Call Sign: WRCG693, Licensee ID: L00026454,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2018, Expiration Date: 09/26/2028, Certifier: Heath Hove, Registrant: State Of Iowa, 215 East 7th St, Des Moines, IA 50319, Phone: (515) 725-6234, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: WB0VNK, Grant Date: 03/01/1988, Expiration Date: 03/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2000, Registrant: Lee S Burris, Rr 1, Bradgate, IA 50520
  • Call Sign: WB0YMZ, Grant Date: 04/22/1995, Expiration Date: 04/22/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/24/2007, Registrant: Constance J Koob, 206 S Minturn St, Bradgate, IA 50520
  • Call Sign: WB0YNA, Licensee ID: L01225948, Grant Date: 07/06/2017, Expiration Date: 08/01/2027, Certifier: Eugene L Wallace, Registrant: Eugene L Wallace, Box 184 110 N Garfield St, Bradgate, IA 50520

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bradgate, IA
  • 95.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bradgate, IA
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Bradgate 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.
  • Renting 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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