College Springs, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 209 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.0%
 
Males: 106  (51.0%)
Females: 103  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 51637.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,204 (it was $38,500 in 2000)
College Springs:

$29,204
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,900 (it was $15,102 in 2000)

College Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $45,540 (it was $38,800 in 2000)
College Springs:

$45,540
IA:

$142,300

Median gross rent in 2016: $651.

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  • Races in College Springs, IA (2010)

    College Springs races chart
    • 20796.7%White alone
    • 62.8%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in College Springs: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.7%), Irish (15.0%), English (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (5.0%), Swedish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/19/1875

Elevation: 1150 feet

Land area: 1.11 square miles.

Population density: 188 people per square mile   (very low).

College Springs,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in College Springs:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in College Springs city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Iowa:

4.9%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in College Springs, Iowa as of October 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in College Springs to the number of sex offenders is 198 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $973 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $640 (1.8%)

College Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (58.4 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (64.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (396.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Shambaugh, IA (2.3 miles) , Braddyville, IA (2.4 miles) , Blanchard, MO (2.4 miles) , Blanchard, IA (2.4 miles) , Coin, IA (2.5 miles ), Elmo, MO (2.7 miles) , Yorktown, IA (2.8 miles) , Northboro, IA (3.0 miles) .

Latitude: 40.62 N, Longitude: 95.12 W

Area code: 712

College Springs household income distribution College Springs home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+7.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (49%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (41%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (23%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in College Springs, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

College Springs-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the College Springs city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1954, a category F4 tornado 7.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

College Springs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.4 miles away from the city center
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 414.0 miles away from College Springs center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 245.0 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 384.0 miles away from College Springs 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 404.5 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 Page County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
College Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near College Springs:

  • GOLDENROD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CLARINDA, IA)
  • WESTRIDGE QUALITY CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CLARINDA, IA)
  • MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CLARINDA, IA)
  • SHENANDOAH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; SHENANDOAH, IA)
  • SHENANDOAH MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; SHENANDOAH, IA)
  • SMC HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; SHENANDOAH, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to College Springs:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 23 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Highland Community College (about 54 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Bellevue University (about 56 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 58 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Creighton University (about 63 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 63 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 63 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Public high school in College Springs:

Public elementary/middle school in College Springs:

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Notable locations in College Springs: College Springs City Hall (A), College Springs Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in College Springs: Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Maple Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Page 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 58.5. This is better than average.

City:

58.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.28
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.8%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.3%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
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:

8.0
Iowa average:

10.4

College Springs travel time to work - commute College Springs mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for College Springs city (based on Page County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,91925
Evangelical Protestant2,90224
Catholic7742
Other6453
None6,692-
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
Page County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Page County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

8.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Page County:

28.8%
Iowa:

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

16.8%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

57.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
College Springs:

44.7%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
College Springs:

8.9%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
College Springs:

6.4%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.3
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
College Springs:

53.5%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
College Springs:

49.2%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
College Springs:

72.9%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of College Springs, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$510
Totals for Government 0$0 1$510

College Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $36,000 ($172.25)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($90.91)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($57.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($47.85)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($38.28)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($28.71)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($14.35)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($9.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($4.78)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $2,000 ($9.57)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($62.20)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($14.35)

College Springs government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($52.63)
    All Other: $3,000 ($14.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($9.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($95.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($95.69)
    General Support: $3,000 ($14.35)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($105.26)
    Total General Sales: $12,000 ($57.42)

College Springs government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($196.17)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($181.82)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($14.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $41,000 ($196.17)

5.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
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 Taylor County, IA  0.46% ($46,269 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, IA  0.44% ($32,480)
from Fremont County, IA  0.30% ($25,412)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
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 Fremont County, IA  0.49% ($24,036 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.44% ($41,720)
to Montgomery County, IA  0.39% ($26,818)

Strongest AM radio stations in College Springs:

  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in College Springs:

  • KKBZ (99.3 FM; CLARINDA, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KRSS (93.5 FM; TARKIO, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KXCV (90.5 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIV.)
  • KNIM-FM (97.1 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NODAWAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around College Springs:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Drinking water stations with addresses in College Springs and their reported violations in the past:

COLLEGE SPRINGS WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 214, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2008), St BCA signed (2 times from OCT-20-2008 to OCT-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2009), St BCA signed (JUL-14-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2008), St BCA signed (2 times from OCT-20-2008 to OCT-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2009), St BCA signed (JUL-14-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-06-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2008), St BCA signed (2 times from OCT-20-2008 to OCT-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2009), St BCA signed (JUL-14-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-22-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2006)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in College Springs, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles477.2 years
Mary488.0 years
Frank380.7 years
Alice292.0 years
Eleanor281.0 years
George282.5 years
John277.5 years
David282.5 years
Harold270.0 years
Eva285.5 years
Most common last names in College Springs, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stevenson582.0 years
Jackson479.3 years
Morrow483.5 years
Ripley481.7 years
Arendsee382.0 years
Kirkham380.3 years
Anderson280.1 years
Fecher277.0 years
Head288.0 years
Billups289.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (65%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

College Springs compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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