Clemons, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 150 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 
Males: 96  (64.3%)
Females: 54  (35.7%)
Median resident age:  47.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 50051

Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,878 (it was $46,964 in 2000)
Clemons:

$60,878
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,043 (it was $18,517 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $53,577 (it was $27,900 in 2000)
Clemons:

$53,577
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $57,198; Detached houses: $58,525; Mobile homes: $35,098

Median gross rent in 2016: $880.

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    • 14396.6%White alone
    • 42.7%Asian alone
    • 10.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clemons: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (47.7%), European (29.5%), Irish (2.3%), Italian (2.3%), Swedish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/25/1903

Elevation: 954 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 555 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Clemons:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clemons city:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Iowa:

4.9%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Clemons, Iowa as of November 19, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Clemons to the number of sex offenders is 112 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $912 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $536 (1.5%)

Clemons satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (25.0 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (158.8 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (282.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: St. Anthony, IA (1.4 miles) , State Center, IA (2.6 miles ), Zearing, IA (2.8 miles ), Albion, IA (2.9 miles ), Liscomb, IA (3.1 miles ), Union, IA (3.2 miles ), Colo, IA (3.3 miles ), New Providence, IA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 93.16 W

Area code: 641

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

3.9%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-14.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Legal occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Average climate in Clemons, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Clemons-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the Clemons city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/30/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clemons-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 376.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 358.9 miles away from Clemons center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 284.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 224.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 392.8 miles away from Clemons center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 403.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marshall County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clemons topographic map

Birthplace of: Verne Clemons - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Clemons:

  • ZEARING HEALTH CARE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ZEARING, IA)
  • IOWA VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)
  • MARSHALLTOWN MARY GREELEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)
  • IOWA RIVER HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)
  • MARSHALLTOWN MEDICAL & SURGICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)
  • OAKVIEW, INC. (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CONRAD, IA)
  • MARSHALLTOWN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clemons:

  • Iowa State University (about 26 miles; Ames, IA; Full-time enrollment: 28,662)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 37 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 44 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 46 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 48 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 60 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 73 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)

Private elementary/middle school in Clemons:

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Notable locations in Clemons: Mid-Iowa Co-op Elevator (A), Clemons Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clemons include: Congregational Christian Church (A), United Methodist Church (B), Clemons United Church of Christ (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Marshall 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 2002 was 47.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 9.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.79
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 1.8%
(100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.4%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
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:

6.5
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Clemons city (based on Marshall County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,75231
Catholic7,3643
Evangelical Protestant5,13726
Other5843
None18,811-
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: 10
Marshall County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Marshall County:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Marshall County:

28.3%
Iowa:

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

21.9%
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
Financial Administration 1$800$9,6000$0
Other Government Administration 6$263$5260$0
Totals for Government 7$1,063$1,8220$0

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $34,000 ($226.67)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($140.00)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($66.67)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($66.67)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($53.33)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($26.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($26.67)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($20.00)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($6.67)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($6.67)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($6.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($6.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $15,000 ($100.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($60.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,000 ($80.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,000 ($126.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($6.67)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($6.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($146.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($80.00)
    General Support: $2,000 ($13.33)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000 ($100.00)
    Total General Sales: $10,000 ($66.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $108,000 ($720.00)

5.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
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  0.59% ($34,800 average AGI)
from Tama County, IA  0.53% ($32,148)
from Story County, IA  0.28% ($29,857)


5.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
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 Polk County, IA  0.72% ($31,569 average AGI)
to Tama County, IA  0.47% ($27,556)
to Story County, IA  0.36% ($33,255)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clemons:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KFJB (1230 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clemons:

  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KDAO-FM (99.5 FM; ELDORA, IA; Owner: ELDORA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCRR (97.7 FM; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K218CE (91.5 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K205CZ (88.9 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KCCQ (105.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Clemons:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • K19DX (Channel 19; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K27EW (Channel 27; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K33ED (Channel 33; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K51EP (Channel 51; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K53FD (Channel 53; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K59FM (Channel 59; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K69GZ (Channel 69; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • KFPX (Channel 39; NEWTON, IA; Owner: PAXSON DES MOINES LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDAO-LP (Channel 45; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MTN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • K25FA (Channel 25; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K47EK (Channel 47; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K49DZ (Channel 49; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K55GV (Channel 55; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K57GN (Channel 57; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K61GF (Channel 61; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 39m128ftTotal length
  • 36,544Total average daily traffic
  • 3,095Total average daily truck traffic
  • 53,755Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Clemons, IA

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • N Edge (Lat: 42.113889 Lon: -93.156306), Call Sign: KCV713
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.775 MHzGrant Date: 10/02/1996, Expiration Date: 12/10/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Minerva Valley Fertilizer Co, Rr 1, Union, IA 50258
  • Jct Of Rd E18 & Rd S52 1 Mi S 1 Mi E (Lat: 42.151111 Lon: -93.139361), Call Sign: KNCR866, Licensee ID: L00056547
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.375 MHzGrant Date: 01/30/2002, Expiration Date: 02/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2012Registrant: G & D Farms, 1459 140th St, Clemons, IA 50051
  • 5 Mi N (Lat: 42.156083 Lon: -93.180194), Call Sign: KNFD545
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.100 MHzGrant Date: 01/10/2012, Expiration Date: 04/02/2022, Certifier: Roger L HoweRegistrant: Racom Corp, 201 W State St, Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:
  • 1561 Marble Rd (Lat: 42.167972 Lon: -93.125250), Call Sign: WQWL932
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.362 MHzGrant Date: 09/30/2015, Expiration Date: 09/30/2025, Certifier: Kent JohnsonRegistrant: Racom Corp., 201 W State St, Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clemons that have no violations reported:

  • CLEMONS WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 148, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)

Clemons compared to Iowa 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.
  • 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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