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Population in 2012: 85 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.8%
 

Males: 47  (55.9%)
Females: 38  (44.1%)

Median resident age:  44.3 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50520, 50541.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,162 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Bradgate:

$26,162
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,785

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $34,912 (it was $17,800 in 2000)
Bradgate:

$34,912
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $34,916; Detached houses: $34,916
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  • White alone - 84 (97.7%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (2.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bradgate: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (47.6%), Danish (15.9%), English (6.3%), Irish (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.8%), Norwegian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/20/1893

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 245 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Bradgate:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bradgate city:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 17.2%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  3.4%
Iowa:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $500 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $294 (0.9%)

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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) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 42.80 N, Longitude: 94.42 W

Area code: 515

Bradgate household income distribution Bradgate home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -20 (-16.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (54%)
  • Other services, except public administration (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Bradgate-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 186% 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.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Humboldt County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bradgate:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 25 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,064)
  • Buena Vista University (about 42 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)
  • Iowa State University (about 67 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 85 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Drake University (about 93 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 96 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 12,138)
  • South Central College (about 97 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,118)

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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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.3%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bradgate, IA

Bradgate compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bradgate travel time to work - commute


Bradgate mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (94%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bradgate city (based on Humboldt County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.19%
Here85.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents34.4%26.2%18.7%11.6%9.1%
Congregations44.4%16.7%11.1%11.1%16.7%
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: 2
Humboldt County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.35 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This 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%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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 7$322
Other and Unallocable 2$3,956$23,7363$754
Totals for Government 2$3,956$23,73610$1,076

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,000 ($70.59)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($47.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($35.29)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($35.29)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($23.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($11.76)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($11.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($23.53)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($23.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($11.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($94.12)
    General Support: $2,000 ($23.53)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($164.71)
    Total General Sales: $1,000 ($11.76)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($11.76)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $57,000 ($670.59)

5.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,186 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Webster County, IA  0.90% ($30,029 average AGI)
from Kossuth County, IA  0.44% ($30,647)
from Wright County, IA  0.38% ($26,000)


6.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,461 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Webster County, IA  0.94% ($9,054 average AGI)
to Wright County, IA  0.43% ($27,882)
to Pocahontas County, IA  0.33% ($21,462)

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
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,340
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 5,474


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • William T Hayes, 1160 160th Street (Lat: 42.817417 Lon: -94.411639), Type: 365.8, Overall height: 345.7 m
    Registrant: 5152423116, Hayes@iptv.Org
  • 1160 160th St (Lat: 42.817500 Lon: -94.411667), Type: 364.2, Overall height: 340 m
    Registrant: 5152423100, , 6450 CORPORATE DR
  • 1160 160th St (Lat: 42.817500 Lon: -94.411667), Type: 365.8, Overall height: 340.8 m
    Registrant: 5152423100, , 6450 CORPORATE DR

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • 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: 05/09/2007, Expiration Date: 08/01/2017, Certifier: Eugene L Wallace
    Registrant: Eugene L Wallace, Box 184 110 N Garfield St, Bradgate, IA 50520


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