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Ancestries: German (66.9%), American (7.2%), English (3.0%), Irish (3.0%), Pennsylvania German (2.7%), European (1.1%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Elevation: 1150 feet
Land area: 0.29 square miles.
Population density: 1,342 people per square mile (low).
For population 25 years and over in Colesburg:
High school or higher: 86.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Colesburg city:
Never married: 21.5%
Now married: 64.3%
1 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Colesburg, Iowa as of May 24, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Colesburg to the number of sex offenders is 466 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 2016: $981 (1.2%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,175 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (27.8 miles , pop. 57,686).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (96.4 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (188.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Colesburg-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Colesburg city center causedbetween $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.0 miles away from the city center killed 5 peopleand injured 156 peopleand causedbetween $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Colesburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 86% 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 338.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 143.6 miles away from Colesburg 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 316.1 miles away from the city 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 368.9 miles away from the city center On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 337.6 miles away from Colesburg center On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 324.0 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (15) is near the US average (13). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14 Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals and medical centers near Colesburg:
EDGEWOOD CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EDGEWOOD, IA)
GUTTENBERG CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GUTTENBERG, IA)
GUTTENBERG MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; GUTTENBERG, IA)
G AND G LIVING-WESTSIDE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; GARNAVILLO, IA)
COLESBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $27,853; Location: 220 MAIN ST; 15,563 books; 295 audio materials; 750 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 30 print serial subscriptions; 13 electronic serial subscriptions)
Notable locations in Colesburg: Lone Pine Golf Course (A), Colesburg Library (B), Colesburg Ambulance Department (C), Colesburg City hall (D), Colesburg Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map
Farmers Savings Bank: at 205 Main Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $144.0 mil, Deposits: $128.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Marjon Bancorporation, Inc.
Religion statistics for Colesburg city (based on Delaware County data)
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: 4
2.29 / 10,000 pop.
2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
6.30 / 10,000 pop.
5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
9.17 / 10,000 pop.
8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Monthly full-time payroll
Average yearly full-time wage
Monthly part-time payroll
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4.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,720 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Hwy 3 1 Mi S (Lat: 42.625556 Lon: -91.204028), Call Sign: KYZ461 Assigned Frequencies: 35.3600 MHzGrant Date: 03/22/1996, Expiration Date: 05/08/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/08/2001Registrant: Arnold Lueken, Box 133, Colesburg, IA 52035
Near Intersection Of Main Street And Se Corner Of Golf Course (Lat: 42.633694 Lon: -91.202528), Type: Bant, Structure height: 19 m, Call Sign: WQST878 Assigned Frequencies: 451.112 MHzGrant Date: 11/14/2013, Expiration Date: 11/14/2023, Certifier: Margaret FenstermanRegistrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
COLESBURG, 1091 300th Avenue (Lat: 42.632861 Lon: -91.212667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQOQ224 Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 12/16/2011, Expiration Date: 12/16/2021, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
FAA Registered Aircraft:
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 737DT , Serial Number: 17269344, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1977 Registrant (Corporation): Rockbuster Aviation LLC, Po Box 126, Colesburg, IA 52035
Aircraft: MITSUBISHI MU-2B-26A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AIRESEARCH TPE331-5&6SER (776 HP) (Turbo-prop) N-Number: 893SC , Serial Number: 321SA, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1978 Registrant (Corporation): Greenpropjet Aircraft Sales & Leasing LLC, Po Box 288, Colesburg, IA 52035
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: Reciprocating N-Number: 90289 , Serial Number: 32-7840101, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/1978 Registrant (Corporation): Kuhlman Construction Company, Po Box 126, Colesburg, IA 52035
Drinking water stations with addresses in Colesburg and their reported violations in the past:
COLESBURG WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 404, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-17-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2012)
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-17-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
One regular monitoring violation
Drinking water stations with addresses in Colesburg that have no violations reported:
TRI-STATE RACEWAY (Population served: 27,Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Hazardous Condition: 3
Most common first names in Colesburg, IA among deceased individuals
Most common last names in Colesburg, IA among deceased individuals
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Utility gas (81%)
Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Colesburg compared to Iowa state average:
Median house value 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.
Median age above 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.
Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.