Conway, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 40 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -36.5%
Males: 20  (50.0%)
Females: 20  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  58.8 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 50833

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,835 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Conway:

$36,835
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,584 (it was $11,780 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $37,059 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Conway:

$37,059
IA:

$126,900
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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Conway: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.0%), Swedish (12.9%), Irish (6.5%), Scottish (6.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/27/1878

Elevation: 1210 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 180 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Conway:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Conway city:

  • Never married: 12.3%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 16.9%
  • Widowed: 15.6%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $390 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $220 (0.8%)

Conway satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (69.5 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (80.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (368.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sharpsburg, IA (2.0 miles) , Gravity, IA (2.6 miles ), Bedford, IA (2.8 miles ), Clearfield, IA (2.9 miles ), Lenox, IA (3.1 miles ), Blockton, IA (3.4 miles) , Maloy, IA (3.5 miles) , Athelstan, IA (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 40.75 N, Longitude: 94.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 641

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

3.8%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+23.5%).

Average climate in Conway, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Conway-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Conway city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1999, a category F4 tornado 16.3 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Conway-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 78% 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 392.3 miles away from the city center
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 49.4 miles away from Conway 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 381.9 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 368.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.3 miles away from Conway 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 261.1 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 Taylor County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Mike Welday - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Conway:

  • TAYLOR COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; BEDFORD, IA)
  • BEDFORD NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BEDFORD, IA)
  • CLEARVIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CLEARFIELD, IA)
  • LENOX CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LENOX, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Conway:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 31 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 70 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Highland Community College (about 71 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 72 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Bellevue University (about 74 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Drake University (about 78 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Creighton University (about 78 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)

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Taylor 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 2013: 33.3%
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.3%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  31.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Conway compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.4
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (90%)
  • Electricity (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Conway city (based on Taylor County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,57812
Evangelical Protestant55013
Catholic2442
Other1962
None2,749-
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: 2
Taylor County:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Taylor County:

9.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Taylor County:

27.7%
Iowa:

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

15.4%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$114
Totals for Government 0$0 5$114

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($75.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($50.00)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($25.00)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($25.00)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($25.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($25.00)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($25.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000 ($125.00)
    All Other: $1,000 ($25.00)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($50.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $26,000 ($650.00)

5.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,101 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
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 Union County, IA  0.55% ($21,308 average AGI)
from Page County, IA  0.47% ($21,455)
from Nodaway County, MO  0.47% ($35,364)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Page County, IA  1.10% ($46,269 average AGI)
to Union County, IA  0.68% ($23,563)
to Adams County, IA  0.59% ($33,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Conway:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, 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.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Conway:

  • KXCV (90.5 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIV.)
  • KKBZ (99.3 FM; CLARINDA, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KSIB-FM (101.3 FM; CRESTON, IA; Owner: G. O. RADIO, LIMITED)

TV broadcast stations around Conway:

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