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Population in 2012: 4,261 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 

Males: 2,117  (49.7%)
Females: 2,144  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  42.1 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50049.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,472 (it was $27,844 in 2000)
Chariton:

$29,472
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,394

Chariton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,088 (it was $50,700 in 2000)
Chariton:

$76,088
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $78,629; Detached houses: $79,884; In 2-unit structures: $32,784; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $75,920; Mobile homes: $61,350

Median gross rent in 2012: $443.

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  • White alone - 4,228 (97.6%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 32 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chariton: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (24.0%), Irish (14.1%), English (11.3%), United States (8.4%), French (4.6%), Ukrainian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/9/1874

Land area: 3.69 square miles.

Population density: 1,154 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Chariton:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 14.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chariton city:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

249 residents are foreign born (5.3% Europe).

This city:  5.7%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Chariton, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Chariton to the number of sex offenders is 609 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,303 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,116 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (43.0 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (141.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (297.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Williamson, IA (2.4 miles) , Russell, IA (2.5 miles ), Lucas, IA (2.8 miles ), Derby, IA (3.1 miles) , Millerton, IA (3.4 miles) , Lacona, IA (3.6 miles ), Melrose, IA (3.7 miles) , Humeston, IA (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $104,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,200
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 41.02 N, Longitude: 93.31 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,273 (+29.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,130 (70.8%)

Area code: 641

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Crime rates in Chariton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.021.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001011120101
per 100,000 0.00.021.80.021.421.622.044.90.022.90.023.2
Robberies 110000101001
per 100,000 21.921.80.00.00.00.022.00.022.70.00.023.2
Assaults 73108129101820111424
per 100,000 153.265.4218.0173.7257.3194.3219.6404.1454.4251.9322.3556.6
Burglaries 3811041253141394053292531
per 100,000 831.92397.0893.6542.8664.8885.0856.4898.11204.3664.2575.5718.9
Thefts 16512117714815212612512589638399
per 100,000 3612.12636.73857.93213.23259.72719.62744.82806.52022.31443.01910.72295.9
Auto thefts 1181099881558514
per 100,000 240.8174.3218.0195.4193.0172.7175.7336.8113.6183.2115.1324.7
Arson 402102010301
per 100,000 87.60.043.621.70.043.20.022.50.068.70.023.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 261.5309.5298.0218.8306.6242.8254.1321.6274.4189.3192.1307.7

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Crime rate in Chariton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
Iowa average:

1.72

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Chariton, Iowa accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -83 (-1.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Chariton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Chariton city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1959, a category F4 tornado 23.4 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chariton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lucas County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Gordon Willey - Archaeologist, Raymond Jonson - Artist, Theodore M. Stuart - Football player and coach, Paul McKinley - Politician, Paul Engebretsen - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Chariton:

  • CIRCLE OF FRIENDS (Home Health Center, 1010 NORTH SEVENTH STREET)
  • LUCAS COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, 123 SOUTH GRAND)
  • RURAL HEALTH CARE ADVANTAGE (Home Health Center, 112 NORTH GRAND)
  • LUCAS COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1200 NORTH 7TH STREET)
  • LUCAS COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, 1200 N 7TH STREET)
  • CHARITON NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 1214 NORTH SEVENTH STREET)

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Airports and heliports located in Chariton:


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Local government website: www.lucasco.net/cityhall

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chariton:

  • Drake University (about 45 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,382)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 48 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 53 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Truman State University (about 69 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,595)
  • Iowa State University (about 73 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 95 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,793)
  • University of Iowa (about 103 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,313)

Public high schools in Chariton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Chariton:

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Library in Chariton:

  • CHARITON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $136,639; Location: 803 BRADEN AVE; 27,691 books; 2,052 audio materials; 2,896 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 36 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Chariton: Lucas County 4-H Fair Grounds (A), Farmers Co-op Association Elevator (B), Chariton (C), Johnson Machine Works Squad 1 (D), Chariton City Hall (E), Lucas County Museum (F), Sacred Heart Convent (G), Lucas County Courthouse (H), Lucas County Law Center (I), Chariton Volunteer Fire Department (J), Chariton City Library (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chariton include: Grace Church (A), Saint Andrews Church (B), Assembly of God Church (C), Bible Holiness Church (D), Church of God (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Church of the Nazarene (G), Good Shepherd Baptist Church (H), Full Faith Christian Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Chariton Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Chariton include: Yocom Park (1), Eikenberry Park (2), North Park (3), Bingham Park (4), Reynolds Athletic Field (5), Chariton Family Aquatic Center (6), Brook Park (7), Constitution Park (8), Railroad Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Royal Rest Motel (137 East Grace Avenue), Super 8 Motel (Highway 34 E Bypass).

Court: Lucas County - Department Of Court Services (City Hall).

 
Lucas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Chariton and their reported violations in the past:

CHARITON MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Population served: 4573, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-23-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-25-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-06-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-06-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-25-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (AUG-25-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-21-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2005), St BCA signed (AUG-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-29-2004), St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2004), St BCA signed (AUG-24-2005)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1992 and MAR-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2002)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.3%
(23.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chariton, IA

76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Chariton in 2000:

  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Chariton compared to Iowa state average:

Chariton, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Chariton (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Chariton Drive Up Branch at 926 Court Avenue, branch established on 1967/11/27; Chariton Branch at 917 Braden Avenue, branch established on 1934/04/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Great Western Bank: Chariton Branch at 201 North Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
  • Midwest Heritage Bank, FSB: Chariton Branch at 1025 Braden Avenue, branch established on 2008/09/29. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $154.4 mil, Deposits: $128.8 mil, headquarters in West Des Moines, IA, positive income, 9 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Chariton travel time to work - commute


Chariton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Chariton city (based on Lucas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.21%
Here44.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents25.4%15.6%13.4%9.6%9.5%
Congregations20.8%4.2%4.2%4.2%4.2%
NameChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Old Order AmishCommunity Church of ChristOther
Adherents7.5%4.2%3.3%2.9%8.6%
Congregations4.2%8.3%8.3%4.2%37.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
This county:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Lucas County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.9%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lucas County:

16.2%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,203$26,4361$872
Other Government Administration 2$8,719$52,3140$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$20,949$41,8983$996
Police - Other 1$2,099$25,1880$0
Streets and Highways 7$22,406$38,4100$0
Airports 0$0 1$598
Sewerage 3$10,643$42,5720$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,856$34,2728$2,165
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,684$44,2080$0
Water Supply 7$21,292$36,5010$0
Local Libraries 2$3,562$21,3725$1,904
Other and Unallocable 1$4,778$57,3360$0
Totals for Government 32$103,191$38,69718$6,535

Chariton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $299,000 ($70.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $278,000 ($65.24)
    Sewerage: $85,000 ($19.95)
    Libraries: $24,000 ($5.63)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($3.99)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $785,000 ($184.23)
    Regular Highways: $556,000 ($130.49)
    Police Protection: $503,000 ($118.05)
    General - Other: $330,000 ($77.45)
    Sewerage: $306,000 ($71.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $211,000 ($49.52)
    Financial Administration: $170,000 ($39.90)
    Libraries: $126,000 ($29.57)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $92,000 ($21.59)
    Air Transportation: $79,000 ($18.54)
    Central Staff Services: $76,000 ($17.84)
    General Public Buildings: $37,000 ($8.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($8.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($7.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($2.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,000 ($2.11)
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000 ($0.94)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $152,000 ($35.67)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $52,000 ($12.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $167,000 ($39.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($7.28)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($6.81)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($2.82)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $8,000 ($1.88)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($0.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.94)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.70)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.70)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,263,000 ($296.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($11.97)

Chariton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $368,000 ($86.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($17.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($15.72)
    Air Transportation: $23,000 ($5.40)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $21,000 ($4.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $14,000 ($3.29)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($2.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $53,000 ($12.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $290,000 ($68.06)
    General Revenue, NEC: $140,000 ($32.86)
    Sale of Property: $43,000 ($10.09)
    Special Assessments: $42,000 ($9.86)
    Rents: $26,000 ($6.10)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($2.82)
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($2.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,111,000 ($260.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $383,000 ($89.89)
    All Other: $4,000 ($0.94)
  • Tax - Property: $1,330,000 ($312.13)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $483,000 ($113.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $22,000 ($5.16)
    Other License: $14,000 ($3.29)

Chariton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,093,000 ($960.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,514,000 ($824.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $579,000 ($135.88)

Chariton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,114,000 ($1200.19)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $855,000 ($200.66)

6.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Iowa average:

6.30%

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:
from Polk County, IA  1.09% ($31,686 average AGI)
from Marion County, IA  0.53% ($25,529)
from Warren County, IA  0.47% ($25,533)


6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Iowa average:

6.47%

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:
to Polk County, IA  1.18% ($35,079 average AGI)
to Warren County, IA  0.74% ($36,583)
to Marion County, IA  0.43% ($17,214)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chariton:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chariton:

  • KELR-FM (105.3 FM; CHARITON, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLBA-FM (96.7 FM; ALBIA, IA; Owner: H & H BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIIC (97.9 FM; LAMONI, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KMGO (98.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, IA; Owner: KMGO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chariton:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Chariton, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 124
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

See more detailed statistics of Chariton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chariton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Chariton, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CHARITON, Int Hwy 14 & Bus 34 N3 Blk 3 For 1 Mi (Lat: 41.013056 Lon: -93.283333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 105.2 m, Call Sign: WMQ553
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 6585.00 MHz, 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Chariton Municipal Airport (Lat: 41.016944 Lon: -93.360500), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KCW3
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/2008, Expiration Date: 09/02/2018
    Registrant: City Of Chariton, 115 South Main Street, Chariton, IA 50049, Phone: (641) 774-5991, Fax: (641) 774-4111, Email:
  • Chariton Municipal Airport (Lat: 41.018611 Lon: -93.362167), Type: Tower, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WBN2
    Assigned Frequencies: 125.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/28/2008, Expiration Date: 03/10/2018
    Registrant: State Of, Dept. Of Transportation Iowa, 800 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010, Phone: (515) 239-1552, Fax: (515) 232-6739, Email:
  • Chariton Municipal Airport (Lat: 41.016944 Lon: -93.360500), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB2527, Licensee ID: L00003801
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.33551 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2005, Expiration Date: 01/27/2015
    Registrant: City Of Chariton, 115 S Main St, Chariton, IA 50049, Phone: (641) 774-5991, Fax: (641) 774-4111, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chariton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PALMER EDWARD P SONEX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 264SX , Serial Number: 264, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Edward P Palmer, 19629 Us Highway 34, Chariton, IA 50049
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7440N , Serial Number: 18263218, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/1974
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ronald G Trustee Boyd, Rr 2 Box 143, Chariton, IA 50049, Other Owners: Victoria L Trustee Boyd
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7621A , Serial Number: 32518, Year manufactured: 1956
    Registrant (Individual): Juanita Darlene Cooper, R R 2, Chariton, IA 50049
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 80FB , Serial Number: 1054, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 08/25/2004
    Registrant (Corporation): Chipp Enterprises LLC, 138 E Lincoln Ave, Chariton, IA 50049


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 59
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Chariton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chariton, IA

Most common first names in Chariton, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8178.3 years
Mary7480.6 years
William5575.0 years
Charles4775.0 years
Margaret3981.7 years
George3880.9 years
Robert3673.1 years
James3578.2 years
Ruth3483.0 years
Dorothy3480.2 years
Most common last names in Chariton, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4778.9 years
Anderson3881.5 years
Smith3377.1 years
Davis2683.5 years
Brown2373.4 years
Thomas2177.0 years
Curtis2079.3 years
Thompson1976.6 years
Wright1973.3 years
Jones1784.6 years
Businesses in Chariton, IA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Pizza Hut1U.S. Cellular1
RadioShack1UPS2
Subway1

Chariton on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers"
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  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers"
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  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest earthquake activity"
  • #73 (50049) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of New Zealander first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Ted Jay Sanders (3)
  • Gary D. Chipp (2)
  • Tod Jason Michael (1)
  • Robert J. Wolf (1)
  • Ted Sanders (1)
  • Tod J. Michael (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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