For population 25 years and over in Brayton:
For population 15 years and over in Brayton city:
3 residents are foreign born (2.1% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $528 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (52.6 miles , pop. 58,268).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (59.7 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (374.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Exira, IA (2.0 miles ), Elk Horn, IA (2.8 miles ), Kimballton, IA (3.1 miles ), Wiota, IA (3.2 miles) , Anita, IA (3.3 miles ), Atlantic, IA (3.3 miles ), Marne, IA (3.4 miles) , Audubon, IA (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 41.55 N, Longitude: 94.93 W
Area code: 712
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+22.9%).
Average climate in Brayton, Iowa
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Brayton-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 192% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Brayton city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/10/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Brayton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 99% 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 71.0 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 72.0 miles away from Brayton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Audubon County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Brayton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brayton:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Brayton and their reported violations in the past:BRAYTON WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 145, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.1%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Brayton compared to Iowa state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Brayton (based on Audubon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 82.94%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,713 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,340 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Brayton:
Strongest FM radio stations in Brayton:
TV broadcast stations around Brayton:
Brayton fatal accident list:
Aug 1, 1981 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1