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Hancock County

Population in 2012: 272 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.3%
 

Males: 140  (51.8%)
Females: 132  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  46.3 years
Iowa median age:  42.7 years

Zip codes: 50430.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $41,987 (it was $27,222 in 2000)
Corwith:

$41,987
Iowa:

$49,427
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $19,055

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $36,216 (it was $36,800 in 2000)
Corwith:

$36,216
Iowa:

$123,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $39,085; Detached houses: $42,030

Median gross rent in 2011: $575.

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  • White alone - 293 (94.8%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Corwith: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (43.1%), Norwegian (9.9%), English (8.9%), United States (7.2%), Irish (6.3%), Dutch (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/1/1886

Elevation: 1175 feet

Land area: 1.56 square miles.

Population density: 174 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Corwith:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Corwith city:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

6 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America).

This city:  2.1%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Corwith, Iowa as of December 21, 2012.
The ratio of number of residents in Corwith to the number of sex offenders is 153 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $473 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $578 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (68.8 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (140.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (330.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wesley, IA (2.6 miles ), Lu Verne, IA (2.9 miles ), Kanawha, IA (3.0 miles ), Britt, IA (3.3 miles ), Renwick, IA (3.4 miles ), Hardy, IA (3.7 miles) , Livermore, IA (3.8 miles ), Algona, IA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 42.99 N, Longitude: 93.96 W

Area code: 515

Corwith household income distribution Corwith home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-0.8%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Corwith-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 193% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/14/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Corwith city center killed 6 people and injured 172 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/29/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Corwith:

  • HANCOCK COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; BRITT, IA)
  • KOSSUTH REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; ALGONA, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Corwith, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Corwith:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 38 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,064)
  • Buena Vista University (about 68 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)
  • Iowa State University (about 69 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 80 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 12,138)
  • South Central College (about 82 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,118)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 84 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 88 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)

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Library in Corwith:

  • CORWITH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $21,936; Location: 110 NW ELM ST; 5,782 books; 25 audio materials; 644 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Corwith: Gold-Eagle Cooperative Elevator (A), Corwith Emergency Medical Technicians (B), Corwith Volunteer Fire Department (C), Corwith Public Library (D), Corwith Town Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Corwith include: United Methodist Church (A), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (B), Grace Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Corwith Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Hancock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

CORWITH WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-1996 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2000), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 15.4%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.3%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Corwith, IA

Corwith 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Corwith (2011 data):

  • Iowa State Bank: Corwith State Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1948/07/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $259.4 mil, Deposits: $194.8 mil, headquarters in Algona, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Mid-Iowa Bancshares Co.

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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Corwith (based on Hancock County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.94%
Here77.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents23.5%22.9%17.6%11.5%8.2%
Congregations19.4%13.9%19.4%5.6%8.3%
NameChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaEvangelical Free Church of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Reformed Church in the United StatesOther
Adherents6.5%3.3%2.6%1.7%2.3%
Congregations11.1%5.6%5.6%2.8%8.3%
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: 4
Hancock County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hancock County:

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

28.9%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
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
Other Government Administration 1$1,865$22,3807$325
Sewerage 0$0 1$275
Water Supply 1$2,467$29,6040$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$809
Totals for Government 2$4,332$25,99210$1,409

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $195,000 ($716.91)
    Water Utilities: $57,000 ($209.56)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($117.65)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($99.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($99.26)
    Libraries: $19,000 ($69.85)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($58.82)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($36.76)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($18.38)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($14.71)
    Health Services - Other: $4,000 ($14.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($14.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($29.41)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $8,000 ($29.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $142,000 ($522.06)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($58.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($25.74)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($25.74)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($11.03)
    Electric Utilities: $3,000 ($11.03)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($7.35)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($3.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $62,000 ($227.94)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $33,000 ($121.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000 ($106.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($73.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($40.44)
    Rents: $5,000 ($18.38)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($14.71)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $246,000 ($904.41)
    Water Utilities: $49,000 ($180.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $55,000 ($202.21)
    Highways: $28,000 ($102.94)
    General Support: $12,000 ($44.12)
  • Tax - Property: $48,000 ($176.47)
    Total General Sales: $17,000 ($62.50)

Corwith government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $141,000 ($518.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $129,000 ($474.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $12,000 ($44.12)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $222,000 ($816.18)

5.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,239 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
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 Cerro Gordo County, IA  1.39% ($33,365 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, IA  0.75% ($27,853)
from Wright County, IA  0.49% ($23,909)


6.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
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 Cerro Gordo County, IA  1.37% ($25,254 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, IA  0.70% ($28,031)
to Polk County, IA  0.48% ($26,227)

Strongest AM radio stations in Corwith:

  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Corwith:

  • KLGA-FM (92.7 FM; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KIOW (107.3 FM; FOREST CITY, IA; Owner: PILOT KNOB BROADCASTING)
  • KIAQ (96.9 FM; CLARION, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KIAI (93.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJYL (100.7 FM; EAGLE GROVE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING,INC)
  • KHBT (97.7 FM; HUMBOLDT, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Corwith:

  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Corwith fatal accident list:

Dec 15, 1980 09:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 42.948694 Lon: -93.911944, Call Sign: WQMN703
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.462 MHz, 456.462 MHz, 452.312 MHz, 457.312 MHz, 452.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/2010, Expiration Date: 10/05/2020, Certifier: Braden Boomsma
    Registrant: Electronic Specialties Inc, 2103 Highway 169 North, Algona, IA 50511, Phone: (515) 295-7752, Fax: (515) 295-7238, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD 24W-46 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 102 mph), Engine: WARNER SS165 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81280 , Serial Number: W46-180, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 2204 106th St, Corwith, IA 50430
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8480U , Serial Number: 17252380, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Duane D Tindall, 2204 160th St, Corwith, IA 50430



Most common first names in Corwith, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1278.9 years
Mary774.3 years
Harry678.0 years
Fred581.8 years
James576.4 years
George582.0 years
Helen583.2 years
Elmer486.0 years
Donald469.5 years
Albert479.5 years
Most common last names in Corwith, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson877.2 years
Oxley878.4 years
Meyers777.7 years
Mullins577.6 years
Bonnstetter580.4 years
Dawson572.0 years
Hankins585.4 years
Degroote583.2 years
Oberhelman579.2 years
Wilhite581.2 years

Corwith on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Child care workers"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations:"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year"
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