Brunsville, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 149 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 57  (38.7%)
Females: 92  (61.3%)
Median resident age:  48.5 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 51008, 51031.

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Estimated median household income in 2015: $57,893 (it was $47,188 in 2000)
Brunsville:

$57,893
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $36,795 (it was $23,200 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $91,014 (it was $77,700 in 2000)
Brunsville:

$91,014
IA:

$136,100

Median gross rent in 2015: $540.

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    • 15099.3%White alone
    • 10.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brunsville: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (45.3%), Croatian (17.0%), English (7.5%), American (5.7%), Irish (5.7%), Danish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/18/1911

Elevation: 1250 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 629 people per square mile   (low).

Brunsville, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Brunsville:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brunsville city:

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,126 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,321 (1.7%)

Brunsville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (22.5 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (107.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (444.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Le Mars, IA (2.3 miles ), Merrill, IA (2.5 miles ), Craig, IA (2.5 miles) , Struble, IA (2.6 miles) , Oyens, IA (3.3 miles) , Ireton, IA (3.4 miles ), Maurice, IA (3.4 miles ), Hinton, IA (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 42.81 N, Longitude: 96.27 W

Area code: 712

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

2.4%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+6.6%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (24%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (38%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Average climate in Brunsville, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Brunsville city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brunsville-area historical earthquake activity is above Iowa state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 185.1 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 133.4 miles away from Brunsville center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 198.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 130.1 miles away from Brunsville center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 198.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plymouth County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Brunsville:

  • LEMARS AREA DIALYSIS SERVICES (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • FLOYD VALLEY COMMUNITY HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • FLOYD VALLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • PLYMOUTH MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - LEMARS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • AKRON CARE CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; AKRON, IA)
  • HAPPY SIESTA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; REMSEN, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brunsville:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 23 miles; Sioux City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,544)
  • University of South Dakota (about 34 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 55 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Buena Vista University (about 56 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 59 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Northeast Community College (about 79 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 84 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)

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Notable locations in Brunsville: Prairie Rose Golf Club (A), Premium Feed and Grain Elevator (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Brunsville: Saint Peter Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Plymouth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 89.4. This is about average.

City:

89.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.152. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.152
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.50. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.50
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.342. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.342
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.64
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 5.4%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Brunsville (2011 data):

  • Iowa Prairie Bank: at 302 Oak Street, branch established on 1929/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $64.9 mil, Deposits: $54.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Prairie View Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brunsville city (based on Plymouth County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,52910
Mainline Protestant6,93728
Evangelical Protestant2,94413
Other8-
None6,568-
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: 6
Plymouth County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

9.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Plymouth County:

28.3%
Iowa:

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

16.6%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

40.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.7%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

32.9%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brunsville:

20.9%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.2
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

44.1%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Brunsville:

54.9%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Brunsville:

87.4%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brunsville, 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 0$0 2$187
Water Supply 0$0 1$102
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$77
Totals for Government 0$0 9$366

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($120.81)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($40.27)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($26.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($26.85)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($46.98)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($26.85)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($26.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($20.13)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($6.71)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($6.71)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($6.71)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($6.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($13.42)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($6.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($40.27)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $15,000 ($100.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($67.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $3,000 ($20.13)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($13.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($154.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($80.54)
    All Other: $2,000 ($13.42)
    General Support: $2,000 ($13.42)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($107.38)
    Total General Sales: $3,000 ($20.13)
    NEC: $1,000 ($6.71)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $63,000 ($422.82)

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,363 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
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 Woodbury County, IA  1.63% ($35,648 average AGI)
from Sioux County, IA  0.36% ($38,400)
from Union County, SD  0.17% ($32,176)


5.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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 Woodbury County, IA  1.43% ($32,957 average AGI)
to Sioux County, IA  0.38% ($24,351)
to Polk County, IA  0.20% ($44,050)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brunsville:

  • KLEM (1410 AM; 1 kW; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMNS (620 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brunsville:

  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSD (89.7 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: S/DAKOTA BD OF DIR FOR ED. TELECOMUN)
  • K205DC (88.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Brunsville:

  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSD-TV (Channel 2; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K38DU (Channel 38; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CORNERSTONE FAITH CENTER)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Richard D Hofmann, West Of Lemars (Lat: 42.806917 Lon: -96.358889), Type: 94.0, Overall height: 94 m, Registrant: 7127223451, Dboone@mtcnet.Net
  • Richard D Hofmann, West Of Lemars (Lat: 42.806917 Lon: -96.358889), Type: 94.0, Overall height: 94 m, Registrant: 7127223451, Dboone@mtcnet.Net
  • I.0 Mi. East & 2.5 Mi. North (Lat: 42.840556 Lon: -96.250833), Type: 104.9, Overall height: 101.1 m, Registrant: 4024945477

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 42.809417 Lon: -96.270917, Call Sign: WQXL497
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.287 MHzGrant Date: 04/07/2016, Expiration Date: 04/07/2026, Certifier: Kelly BeitelspacherRegistrant: Tri-State Communications, 1030 5th Avenue, South Sioux City, NE 68776, Phone: (402) 494-5477, Fax: (402) 494-1420, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • BRUNSVILLE, 7.6 Km W Of (Lat: 42.807750 Lon: -96.360000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WNEP927
    Assigned Frequencies: 1985.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/12/1996, Expiration Date: 12/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2001Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group Inc, 1554 St Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-2878, Fax: (303) 840-1028, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KE0AWB, Licensee ID: L01873589, Grant Date: 06/16/2014, Expiration Date: 06/16/2024, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2014, Certifier: James T Willer, Registrant: James T Willer, 300 Maple St, Brunsville, IA 51008
  • Call Sign: W2LLR, Previous Call Sign: KE0AWB, Licensee ID: L01873589, Grant Date: 09/20/2014, Expiration Date: 09/20/2024, Certifier: James T Willer, Registrant: James T Willer, 300 Maple St, Brunsville, IA 51008
  • Call Sign: KE0BYT, Licensee ID: L01898669, Grant Date: 10/17/2014, Expiration Date: 10/17/2024, Certifier: Kwang Hee Cho, Registrant: Kwang Hee Cho, 205 Linn Street, Brunsville, IA 51008

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brunsville that have no violations reported:

  • BRUNSVILLE MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 151, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Brunsville compared to Iowa 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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