Craig, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 89 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.7%
 
Males: 56  (63.4%)
Females: 33  (36.6%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 51031

Estimated median household income in 2012: $61,044 (it was $32,917 in 2000)
Craig:

$61,044
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,573 (it was $17,239 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,810 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Craig:

$57,810
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $53,778; Detached houses: $53,778

Median gross rent in 2012: $492.

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Craig: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (45.8%), Dutch (18.8%), Norwegian (12.5%), Irish (6.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/6/1911

Elevation: 1400 feet

Land area: 0.09 square miles.

Population density: 948 people per square mile   (low).

Craig, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Craig:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Craig city:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 70.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 7.0%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Craig, Iowa as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Craig to the number of sex offenders is 88 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $633 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $667 (1.0%)

Craig satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (27.9 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (114.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (446.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ireton, IA (2.3 miles ), Struble, IA (2.4 miles) , Brunsville, IA (2.5 miles) , Maurice, IA (2.9 miles ), Le Mars, IA (3.2 miles ), Chatsworth, IA (3.2 miles) , Hawarden, IA (3.4 miles ), Merrill, IA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 42.90 N, Longitude: 96.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 712

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

3.4%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-12.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (50%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Manufacturing (57%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

Average climate in Craig, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Craig-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Craig city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Craig-area historical earthquake activity is above Iowa state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 180.1 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) earthquake occurred 131.5 miles away from Craig center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 192.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 125.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from Craig center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 192.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plymouth County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Craig topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Craig:

  • LEMARS AREA DIALYSIS SERVICES (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • FLOYD VALLEY COMMUNITY HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • FLOYD VALLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - LEMARS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • HAWARDEN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; HAWARDEN, IA)
  • PLYMOUTH MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • HASS HILLCREST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HAWARDEN, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Craig:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 29 miles; Sioux City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,544)
  • University of South Dakota (about 33 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 53 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Wayne State College (about 58 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Buena Vista University (about 59 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Northeast Community College (about 81 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 83 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)

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Notable location: Farmers Cooperative Company Elevator (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Plymouth 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 2012 was 87.9. This is about average.

City:

87.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.145. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.145
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.73
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.340. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.340
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.56. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.56
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.4%
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.3%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Craig compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (71%)
  • Electricity (21%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Craig city (based on Plymouth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.40%
Here: 74.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents47.6%18.6%11.4%10.9%2.9%
Congregations20.4%18.4%18.4%8.2%6.1%
NameChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.4%1.3%2.4%
Congregations2.0%2.0%6.1%4.1%14.3%
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: 6
Plymouth County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

9.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Plymouth County:

28.3%
Iowa:

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

16.6%
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 0$0 1$22
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$149
Totals for Government 0$0 8$171

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $16,000 ($179.78)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($112.36)
    Health Services - Other: $10,000 ($112.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($78.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($67.42)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($56.18)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($44.94)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($11.24)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($11.24)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($11.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($22.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,000 ($213.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($67.42)
    All Other: $1,000 ($11.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($78.65)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($22.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($134.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($89.89)
    General Support: $2,000 ($22.47)
  • Tax - Property: $17,000 ($191.01)
    NEC: $1,000 ($11.24)
    Total General Sales: $1,000 ($11.24)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($89.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($44.94)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($44.94)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $103,000 ($1157.30)

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,363 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
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 Woodbury County, IA  1.63% ($35,648 average AGI)
from Sioux County, IA  0.36% ($38,400)
from Union County, SD  0.17% ($32,176)


5.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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 Woodbury County, IA  1.43% ($32,957 average AGI)
to Sioux County, IA  0.38% ($24,351)
to Polk County, IA  0.20% ($44,050)

Strongest AM radio stations in Craig:

  • KLEM (1410 AM; 1 kW; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSOU (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Craig:

  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUSD (89.7 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: S/DAKOTA BD OF DIR FOR ED. TELECOMUN)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIHK (106.9 FM; ROCK VALLEY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KVHT (106.3 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: CULHANE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Craig:

  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSD-TV (Channel 2; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
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