Calumet, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 169 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.6%
 
Males: 80  (47.9%)
Females: 89  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  31.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 51009, 51058.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,039 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Calumet:

$56,039
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,479 (it was $17,659 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $49,617 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Calumet:

$49,617
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $64,818; Detached houses: $64,394

Median gross rent in 2013: $599.

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    • 15691.8%White alone
    • 84.7%Hispanic
    • 63.5%Black alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Calumet: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (51.9%), Irish (6.4%), English (5.8%), Swedish (2.3%), United States (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/31/1895

Elevation: 1429 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 639 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Calumet:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Calumet city:

  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $776 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $571 (1.4%)

Calumet satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (52.9 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (119.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (409.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sutherland, IA (1.8 miles ), Larrabee, IA (2.4 miles) , Paullina, IA (2.7 miles ), Primghar, IA (3.2 miles ), Peterson, IA (3.3 miles ), Meriden, IA (3.4 miles) , Cleghorn, IA (3.5 miles ), Cherokee, IA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.95 N, Longitude: 95.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 712

Calumet household income distribution Calumet home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.5%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +21 (+13.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (53%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Material moving occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (40%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (2%)

Average climate in Calumet, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Calumet-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the Calumet city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/1/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Calumet-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 76% 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 189.9 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 212.2 miles away from Calumet 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 170.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 192.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 158.1 miles away from Calumet center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.4 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 O'Brien County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 2, 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).
Calumet topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Calumet:

  • PAULLINA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PAULLINA, IA)
  • BAUM HARMON MERCY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; PRIMGHAR, IA)
  • PRIMGHAR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PRIMGHAR, IA)
  • PRIMGHAR REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PRIMGHAR, IA)
  • CHEROKEE VILLA NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CHEROKEE, IA)
  • COUNTRY SIDE ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CHEROKEE, IA)
  • CHEROKEE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CHEROKEE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calumet:

  • Buena Vista University (about 28 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 48 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 52 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • University of South Dakota (about 71 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 76 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 76 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Wayne State College (about 89 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)

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Notable location: Calumet Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Calumet: Zion United Church of Christ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

O'Brien 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: 23.9%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 84.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 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:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Calumet compared to Iowa state average:

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

Banks with branches in Calumet (2011 data):

  • Security State Bank: Calumet Branch at 120 West 2nd Street, branch established on 1984/01/03. Info updated 2007/01/05: Bank assets: $79.3 mil, Deposits: $62.3 mil, headquarters in Sutherland, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Old O'brien Banc Shares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Calumet city (based on O'Brien County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,62218
Evangelical Protestant4,03621
Catholic1,3885
Other--
None3,352-
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: 7
O'Brien County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

10.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
O'Brien County:

27.2%
Iowa:

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

16.4%
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 7$894
Sewerage 0$0 1$350
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$400
Water Supply 0$0 2$120
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$14
Totals for Government 0$0 12$1,778

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($183.43)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($130.18)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($118.34)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($53.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($53.25)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($41.42)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($29.59)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($23.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($11.83)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($11.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($59.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($76.92)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,000 ($65.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($53.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($29.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($76.92)
    Rents: $2,000 ($11.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($136.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000 ($82.84)
    General Support: $3,000 ($17.75)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($142.01)
    Total General Sales: $10,000 ($59.17)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $304,000 ($1798.82)

4.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($18,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
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 Sioux County, IA  0.59% ($33,061 average AGI)
from Osceola County, IA  0.46% ($22,577)
from Clay County, IA  0.37% ($49,095)


6.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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 Sioux County, IA  0.81% ($31,739 average AGI)
to Clay County, IA  0.49% ($27,429)
to Cherokee County, IA  0.37% ($27,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Calumet:

  • KCHE (1440 AM; 1 kW; CHEROKEE, IA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Calumet:

  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KCHE-FM (92.1 FM; CHEROKEE, IA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOJI (90.7 FM; OKOBOJI, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KBVU-FM (97.5 FM; ALTA, IA; Owner: BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY)
  • KIWA-FM (105.3 FM; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)

TV broadcast stations around Calumet:

  • 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)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 42.946083 Lon: -95.543889, Call Sign: WNZD463
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.012 MHz, 451.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2012, Expiration Date: 04/22/2022
    Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (712) 262-2448, Fax: (712) 262-4039

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