Buck Grove, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 43 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.2%
 
Males: 24  (57.9%)
Females: 19  (42.1%)
Median resident age:  54.8 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 51528

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,210 (it was $25,417 in 2000)
Buck Grove:

$32,210
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $38,232 (it was $14,492 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $48,219 (it was $38,800 in 2000)
Buck Grove:

$48,219
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $58,636; Detached houses: $58,698
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Buck Grove: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (100.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/29/1906

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 117 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Buck Grove:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buck Grove city:

  • Never married: 10.9%
  • Now married: 31.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 47.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $824 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $586 (1.0%)

Buck Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (51.9 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (55.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (397.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Arion, IA (2.0 miles) , Dow City, IA (2.2 miles ), Defiance, IA (2.7 miles ), Denison, IA (2.7 miles ), Manilla, IA (3.0 miles ), Earling, IA (3.2 miles ), Dunlap, IA (3.4 miles ), Deloit, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $40,000

Latitude: 41.92 N, Longitude: 95.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 712

Buck Grove household income distribution Buck Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-25.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (40%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (30%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (50%)
  • Transportation occupations (30%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (33%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Buck Grove, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Buck Grove-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Buck Grove city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Buck Grove-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 188.2 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 257.4 miles away from Buck Grove center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 261.4 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 89.3 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 117.3 miles away from Buck Grove center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crawford County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Buck Grove:

  • CRAWFORD COUNTY HOME HEALTH HO (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; DENISON, IA)
  • EVENTIDE LUTHERAN HOME FOR THE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DENISON, IA)
  • DENISON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DENISON, IA)
  • MOSAIC-SETTLERS (Hospital, about 9 miles away; DENISON, IA)
  • MANILLA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MANILLA, IA)
  • DUNLAP NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DUNLAP, IA)
  • MANNING REGIONAL HEALTHCARE CE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MANNING, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buck Grove:

  • Iowa Western Community College (about 50 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; Full-time enrollment: 5,344)
  • Buena Vista University (about 51 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 52 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • Creighton University (about 54 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 55 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 56 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • Bellevue University (about 60 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)

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Crawford 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 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.7%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Iowa average:

10.4

Buck Grove travel time to work - commute Buck Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Buck Grove city (based on Crawford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,07719
Catholic2,7915
Mainline Protestant1,91012
Other3783
None5,940-
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: 5
Crawford County:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Crawford County:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Crawford County:

28.6%
Iowa:

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

21.8%
State:

14.5%
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 6$136
Totals for Government 0$0 6$136

Buck Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($93.02)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($46.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($46.51)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($23.26)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($23.26)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($23.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($23.26)

Buck Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($23.26)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($116.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($93.02)
    General Support: $1,000 ($23.26)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $3,000 ($69.77)
    Property: $3,000 ($69.77)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $33,000 ($767.44)

5.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
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  0.38% ($22,840 average AGI)
from Buena Vista County, IA  0.35% ($27,478)
from Carroll County, IA  0.31% ($32,650)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
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 Carroll County, IA  0.58% ($41,553 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.58% ($24,263)
to Douglas County, NE  0.41% ($23,185)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buck Grove:

  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KDSN (1530 AM; 1 kW; DENISON, IA)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buck Grove:

  • KDSN-FM (107.1 FM; DENISON, IA; Owner: M & J RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKIA (92.9 FM; IDA GROVE, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOD (105.3 FM; HARLAN, IA; Owner: WIRELESS BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Buck Grove:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 380Total average daily traffic
  • 49Total average daily truck traffic
  • 489Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)

Buck Grove compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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