Breda, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 477 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 250  (52.5%)
Females: 227  (47.5%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 51436.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,733 (it was $29,783 in 2000)
Breda:

$42,733
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,849 (it was $17,461 in 2000)

Breda city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,509 (it was $61,800 in 2000)
Breda:

$78,509
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $100,549; Detached houses: $99,893

Median gross rent in 2013: $532.

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  • Races in Breda, IA (2010)

    Breda races chart
    • 47798.8%White alone
    • 30.6%Two or more races
    • 20.4%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

Races in Breda detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Breda: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (59.8%), Irish (6.9%), United States (5.9%), Scottish (5.2%), English (3.8%), Dutch (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/30/1883

Elevation: 1370 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 998 people per square mile   (low).

Breda,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Breda:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Breda city:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 8.2%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Breda, Iowa as of December 11, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Breda to the number of sex offenders is 478 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $848 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $728 (1.0%)

Breda satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (69.9 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (83.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (375.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Auburn, IA (2.6 miles ), Arcadia, IA (2.7 miles ), Wall Lake, IA (2.9 miles ), Lake View, IA (3.1 miles ), Carroll, IA (3.1 miles ), Westside, IA (3.1 miles ), Lidderdale, IA (3.3 miles) , Yetter, IA (3.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $375,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $300,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.18 N, Longitude: 94.98 W

Area code: 712

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

2.4%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Breda: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Breda, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Breda-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Breda city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1954, a category F4 tornado 14.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Breda-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 77% 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 246.9 miles away from the city 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 203.9 miles away from Breda center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 263.9 miles away from the city center
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 111.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 133.0 miles away from Breda 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 454.1 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 Carroll County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Breda topographic map

Birthplace of: Verle Tiefenthaler - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Breda:

  • TWILIGHT ACRES (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WALL LAKE, IA)
  • CARROLL HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • CARROLL AREA NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • BLACKHAWK LIFE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LAKE VIEW, IA)
  • ULTIMATE NURSING SERVICES OF IOWA INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • IOWA HOSPICE LLC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • NEW HOPE VILLAGE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CARROLL, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Breda:

  • Buena Vista University (about 34 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 46 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa State University (about 70 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 74 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 76 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 78 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 79 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

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Notable locations in Breda: Breda Feed and Grain Incorporated Elevator (A), Carroll County Ambulance Service Breda (B), Breda Fire Hall (C), Breda City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Breda: Saint Bernard's Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Bernards Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Carroll 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 2013: 11.6%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Breda (2011 data):

  • Breda Savings Bank: at 105 Main Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $42.2 mil, Deposits: $28.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Van Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Breda city (based on Carroll County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,94314
Evangelical Protestant3,33618
Mainline Protestant2,86013
Other1961
None2,481-
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: 8
Carroll County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Carroll County:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

10.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

26.4%
Iowa:

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

13.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

65.3%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Breda:

67.5%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.8
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Breda:

16.7%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.2%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Breda:

7.4
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.4%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Breda:

68.9%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.8%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Breda, 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 Government Administration 1$2,644$31,7287$302
Water Supply 1$3,145$37,7400$0
Electric Power 1$3,145$37,7400$0
Totals for Government 3$8,934$35,7367$302

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.10)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $193,000 ($404.61)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($165.62)
    General Public Buildings: $70,000 ($146.75)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($69.18)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($64.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($58.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($56.60)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($56.60)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($35.64)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($33.54)
    Health Services - Other: $11,000 ($23.06)
    Housing & Community Development: $11,000 ($23.06)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($10.48)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($8.39)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($2.10)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($2.10)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($6.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($58.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $57,000 ($119.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($37.74)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $108,000 ($226.42)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $62,000 ($129.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($50.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($29.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $57,000 ($119.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $26,000 ($54.51)
    Health & Hospitals: $9,000 ($18.87)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($33.54)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($23.06)
    Property Sale Other: $6,000 ($12.58)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $260,000 ($545.07)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($73.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $38,000 ($79.66)
    All Other: $11,000 ($23.06)
    General Support: $10,000 ($20.96)
  • Tax - Property: $122,000 ($255.77)

Breda government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $60,000 ($125.79)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $646,000 ($1354.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $157,000 ($329.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $459,000 ($962.26)
    Electric Utilities: $40,000 ($83.86)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $30,000 ($62.89)
    Electric Utilities: $20,000 ($41.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $73,000 ($153.04)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $289,000 ($605.87)

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Polk County, IA  0.60% ($32,235 average AGI)
from Crawford County, IA  0.45% ($41,553)
from Sac County, IA  0.31% ($39,692)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
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 Polk County, IA  0.76% ($32,031 average AGI)
to Dallas County, IA  0.25% ($27,429)
to Douglas County, NE  0.25% ($41,095)

Strongest AM radio stations in Breda:

  • KCIM (1380 AM; 1 kW; CARROLL, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Breda:

  • KWOI (90.7 FM; CARROLL, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KKRL (93.7 FM; CARROLL, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIKD (106.7 FM; LAKE CITY, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIA (92.9 FM; IDA GROVE, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGRA (98.9 FM; JEFFERSON, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KDSN-FM (107.1 FM; DENISON, IA; Owner: M & J RADIO CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • RICHARD A BURT, 3 Mi W, 2.5 Mi S (Lat: 42.145028 Lon: -95.041111), Type: 126.4, Overall height: 126.4 m, Registrant: 5152831100, Rburt@connectingyou.Com, 1100 KEO WAY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 42.188861 Lon: -94.916944, Call Sign: KD25998
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.375 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2013, Expiration Date: 04/28/2023Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (712) 240-4001, Fax: (507) 625-6725, Email:
  • 318 2nd Ave (Lat: 42.182750 Lon: -94.975556), Call Sign: KIP543, Licensee ID: L00031610
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.535 MHzGrant Date: 07/23/1997, Expiration Date: 08/13/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2002Registrant: Breda Fertilizer Co, Breda, IA 51436, Phone: (712) 673-2305
  • 108 N 2nd St (Lat: 42.182472 Lon: -94.977778), Call Sign: KNFF469, Licensee ID: L00026715
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.362 MHzGrant Date: 02/18/2012, Expiration Date: 05/07/2022Registrant: Breda Municipal Electric System, City Hall, Breda, IA 51436-0129, Phone: (712) 673-2660, Fax: (712) 673-2244, Email:
  • Lat: 42.181583 Lon: -94.966944, Call Sign: WQMI961
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.337 MHz, 467.337 MHzGrant Date: 08/19/2010, Expiration Date: 08/19/2020, Certifier: Dick MyersRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0NAF, Previous Call Sign: KA0LVY, Licensee ID: L00194790, Grant Date: 02/16/2011, Expiration Date: 02/19/2021, Registrant: David J Grabner, 11098 130th Street, Breda, IA 51436
  • Call Sign: N0NAG, Previous Call Sign: KA0MCT, Licensee ID: L00303867, Grant Date: 12/06/2000, Expiration Date: 02/19/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/20/2013, Registrant: Rodney J Doorenbos, 104 E Main, Breda, IA 51436

Drinking water stations with addresses in Breda and their reported violations in the past:

BREDA WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 486, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
Most common first names in Breda, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1186.7 years
Joseph1081.2 years
Albert880.0 years
Helen785.1 years
John775.5 years
Leo776.0 years
Frank778.4 years
Anna687.7 years
Herman582.0 years
Clara588.6 years
Most common last names in Breda, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Snyder1680.7 years
Tiefenthaler1282.6 years
Nieland1084.7 years
Schulte983.0 years
Schaefer780.6 years
Koster784.7 years
Wolterman682.5 years
Schelle681.7 years
Ludwig671.5 years
Boes686.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (88%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Businesses in Breda, IA

  • True Value: 1

Breda compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
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