Cleghorn, Iowa

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Population in 2012: 238 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 110  (46.4%)
Females: 128  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 51014.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,603 (it was $39,167 in 2000)
Cleghorn:

$43,603
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,248 (it was $16,886 in 2000)

Cleghorn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,565 (it was $53,300 in 2000)
Cleghorn:

$67,565
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $66,376; Detached houses: $67,647; Mobile homes: $39,375

Median gross rent in 2012: $363.

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Cleghorn races chart
  • White alone - 220 (91.7%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (3.8%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (3.3%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)

Races in Cleghorn detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cleghorn: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.9%), English (15.5%), Irish (8.5%), Swedish (7.0%), Danish (5.2%), Norwegian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/25/1901

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 695 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cleghorn:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cleghorn city:

  • Never married: 10.8%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.9%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
Iowa:  4.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $560 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $640 (1.0%)

Cleghorn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (41.0 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (108.5 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (416.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Meriden, IA (2.0 miles) , Marcus, IA (2.2 miles ), Larrabee, IA (3.0 miles) , Cherokee, IA (3.0 miles ), Paullina, IA (3.4 miles ), Calumet, IA (3.5 miles) , Quimby, IA (3.6 miles ), Remsen, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $89,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.81 N, Longitude: 95.71 W

Area code: 712

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

4.3%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-9.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Construction laborers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Food processing workers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)

Work and jobs in Cleghorn: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cleghorn, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Cleghorn-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Cleghorn city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cleghorn-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 75% 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 198.2 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 209.2 miles away from Cleghorn 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 161.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.4 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 154.6 miles away from Cleghorn center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 200.0 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 Cherokee County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cleghorn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cleghorn:

  • HEARTLAND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MARCUS, IA)
  • MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CHEROKEE, IA)
  • CHEROKEE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; CHEROKEE, IA)
  • CAREAGE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CHEROKEE, IA)
  • CHEROKEE VILLA NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CHEROKEE, IA)
  • COUNTRY SIDE ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CHEROKEE, IA)
  • PAULLINA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PAULLINA, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cleghorn:

  • Buena Vista University (about 29 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 40 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 61 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • University of South Dakota (about 62 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 76 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Wayne State College (about 78 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 81 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)

Public elementary/middle school in Cleghorn:

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Library in Cleghorn:

  • M-C COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $24,283; Location: 200 W GRACE ST; 8,963 books; 198 audio materials; 766 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 33 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cleghorn: Cleghorn (A), First Cooperative Association Elevator (B), Cleghorn Fire Department (C), M C Community Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cleghorn include: Presbyterian Church (A), Christian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cherokee 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 2012: 9.3%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Cleghorn compared to Iowa state average:

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

Banks with branches in Cleghorn (2011 data):

  • The First Trust & Savings Bank: Cleghorn Branch at 101 North Lewis Avenue, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $46.7 mil, Deposits: $40.4 mil, headquarters in Marcus, IA, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Ft Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cleghorn city (based on Cherokee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.50%
Here: 76.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents27.7%22.0%19.2%11.4%6.4%
Congregations11.8%20.6%14.7%5.9%8.8%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Free Church of AmericaConservative Congregational Christian ConferenceAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents4.9%3.6%1.1%0.9%2.7%
Congregations2.9%5.9%2.9%5.9%20.6%
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: 3
Cherokee County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cherokee County:

27.4%
Iowa:

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

13.8%
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 0$0 1$729
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$413
Sewerage 0$0 1$233
Water Supply 0$0 1$233
Local Libraries 0$0 1$931
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$145
Totals for Government 0$0 15$2,684

4.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,138 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
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 Buena Vista County, IA  0.57% ($37,000 average AGI)
from Plymouth County, IA  0.42% ($39,550)
from Woodbury County, IA  0.40% ($30,474)


6.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
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 Buena Vista County, IA  0.47% ($26,957 average AGI)
to Ida County, IA  0.41% ($24,800)
to Polk County, IA  0.35% ($27,176)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cleghorn:

  • 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.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • 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.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KLEM (1410 AM; 1 kW; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cleghorn:

  • KCHE-FM (92.1 FM; CHEROKEE, IA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KBVU-FM (97.5 FM; ALTA, IA; Owner: BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Cleghorn:

  • 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 Antenna Towers:

7
  • Jim D Tidmore, 403 West Grace (Lat: 42.813056 Lon: -95.717500), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.2 m
    Registrant: 2023711500, Mail@bennetlaw.Com, 10 G STREET, NE, 7TH FLOOR
  • Jim D Tidmore, 403 West Grace (Lat: 42.813056 Lon: -95.717500), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.2 m
    Registrant: 2023711500, Mail@bennetlaw.Com, 10 G STREET, NE, 7TH FLOOR
  • Michael A Mitchell, 403 West Grace (Lat: 42.813056 Lon: -95.717500), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Michael A Mitchell, 403 West Grace (Lat: 42.813056 Lon: -95.717500), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.2 m
    Registrant: 8668437783, Mike@wnmtowers.Com, 101 N. MAIN AVE., SUITE # 321
  • Edward G Roach, 403 West Grace (Lat: 42.813056 Lon: -95.717500), Type: 76.2, Overall height: 73.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 403 W. Grace (Ia12572-A) (Lat: 42.813194 Lon: -95.717056), Type: 75.3, Overall height: 72.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 403 W. Grace (Ia12572-A) (Lat: 42.813194 Lon: -95.717056), Type: 75.3, Overall height: 72.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • New Addition (Lat: 42.816639 Lon: -95.712778), Call Sign: KNEW955, Licensee ID: L01760862
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.5600 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2003, Expiration Date: 03/16/2013
    Registrant: Roger Fuhrman, 5004 J Ave, Cleghorn, IA 51014, Phone: (712) 436-2427

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA0BWO, Licensee ID: L01399477
    Grant Date: 05/14/2008, Expiration Date: 08/11/2018, Certifier: Maurice E Regennitter
    Registrant: Maurice E Regennitter, 777 590 Th St, Cleghorn, IA 51014

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310R (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3813G , Serial Number: 310R0916, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Ronald D Dba Wetherell, Po Box 188, Cleghorn, IA 51014, Other Owners: Mfg Co Wetherell
  • Aircraft: BUSH BRYAN CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503UL (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5025V , Serial Number: 1-2564, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 02/13/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Bryan P Bush, 5555 H Ave, Cleghorn, IA 51014
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8735W , Serial Number: 28-10275, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Marian D Johnson, Po Box 233, Cleghorn, IA 51014

Most common first names in Cleghorn, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Helen680.2 years
Carl477.5 years
George474.0 years
Robert474.0 years
Roy481.8 years
Harold376.0 years
Herman384.3 years
John377.0 years
Lawrence374.7 years
Lois383.6 years
Most common last names in Cleghorn, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson981.7 years
Springer585.5 years
Ducommun480.0 years
Goodrich483.5 years
Mcintosh483.0 years
Nielsen481.5 years
Specht488.0 years
Skaggs489.5 years
Smith474.0 years
Birch383.7 years

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  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
  • #101 (51014) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Luxemburger first ancestries"
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