Chatsworth, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 80 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.1%
 
Males: 40  (51.2%)
Females: 40  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  48.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 51011

Estimated median household income in 2016: $65,709 (it was $18,333 in 2000)
Chatsworth:

$65,709
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,934 (it was $12,673 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $41,576 (it was $21,700 in 2000)
Chatsworth:

$41,576
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $94,712; Detached houses: $93,903
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    • 7898.7%White alone
    • 11.3%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chatsworth: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.1%), American (28.6%), Scottish (5.7%), Scandinavian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/31/1900

Elevation: 1162 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 164 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Chatsworth:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chatsworth city:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $860 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $574 (1.5%)

Chatsworth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (29.6 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (117.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (457.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hawarden, IA (2.5 miles ), Akron, IA (2.6 miles ), Alcester, SD (3.1 miles ), Craig, IA (3.2 miles) , Ireton, IA (3.3 miles ), Westfield, IA (3.5 miles) , Richland, SD (3.6 miles) , Brunsville, IA (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 42.92 N, Longitude: 96.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 712

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

2.0%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-13.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (60%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (41%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (30%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Average climate in Chatsworth, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chatsworth-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.2 miles away from the Chatsworth city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/14/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chatsworth-area historical earthquake activity is above Iowa state average. It is 72% 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 170.5 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 121.1 miles away from Chatsworth center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 191.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 115.6 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 59.1 miles away from Chatsworth center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 714.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sioux County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chatsworth topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chatsworth:

  • HAWARDEN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; HAWARDEN, IA)
  • HASS HILLCREST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAWARDEN, IA)
  • HILLCREST HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAWARDEN, IA)
  • AKRON CARE CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AKRON, IA)
  • MORNINGSIDE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ALCESTER, SD)
  • HUDSON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HUDSON, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chatsworth:

  • University of South Dakota (about 23 miles; Vermillion, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,328)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 32 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 48 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Wayne State College (about 54 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Buena Vista University (about 70 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Northeast Community College (about 75 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 92 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)

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Sioux 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 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.152
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.66. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.66
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.353. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.353
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.84
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.6%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.7%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.2%
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:

7.5
Iowa average:

10.4

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

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Religion statistics for Chatsworth city (based on Sioux County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,31632
Evangelical Protestant12,98841
Catholic2,4716
Other1-
None4,928-
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: 9
Sioux County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Sioux County:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sioux County:

24.5%
Iowa:

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

15.0%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chatsworth:

63.5%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chatsworth:

68.0%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Chatsworth:

26.4
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chatsworth:

19.1%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.2%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chatsworth:

7.3
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.0%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Chatsworth:

70.0%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

87.5%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chatsworth, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 7$50
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$350
Totals for Government 0$0 8$400

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,000 ($50.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($50.00)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($50.00)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($37.50)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($37.50)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($25.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($12.50)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($50.00)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($37.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,000 ($12.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($87.50)
    General Support: $1,000 ($12.50)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,000 ($62.50)
    Property: $4,000 ($50.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $25,000 ($312.50)

4.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,349 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
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 O'Brien County, IA  0.40% ($31,739 average AGI)
from Lyon County, IA  0.34% ($39,564)
from Plymouth County, IA  0.32% ($24,351)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($127,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Lyon County, IA  0.31% ($43,611 average AGI)
to Plymouth County, IA  0.30% ($38,400)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.30% ($64,086)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chatsworth:

  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KLEM (1410 AM; 1 kW; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chatsworth:

  • KUSD (89.7 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: S/DAKOTA BD OF DIR FOR ED. TELECOMUN)
  • 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)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KVHT (106.3 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: CULHANE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIHK (106.9 FM; ROCK VALLEY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Chatsworth:

  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KUSD-TV (Channel 2; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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.)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC0MYC, Licensee ID: L00499512, Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 04/11/2022, Certifier: Christopher A Lidgett, Registrant: Christopher A Lidgett, 210 Center St, Chatsworth, IA 51011

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • No fuel used (9%)

Chatsworth compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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