Cromwell, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 107 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.8%
 
Males: 54  (51.0%)
Females: 53  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  45.2 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 50842

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,938 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Cromwell:

$51,938
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,106 (it was $12,190 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $67,828 (it was $34,100 in 2000)
Cromwell:

$67,828
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $93,602; Detached houses: $103,855; Mobile homes: $50,306

Median gross rent in 2016: $779.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cromwell: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.2%), American (18.6%), Irish (18.6%), English (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/24/1893

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 371 people per square mile   (very low).

Cromwell, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Cromwell:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cromwell city:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
Iowa:

4.9%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cromwell, Iowa as of December 18, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Cromwell to the number of sex offenders is 108 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,031 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,099 (1.9%)

Cromwell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (58.0 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (82.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (355.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Creston, IA (2.3 miles ), Kent, IA (2.5 miles) , Prescott, IA (2.8 miles ), Orient, IA (3.4 miles ), Lenox, IA (3.5 miles ), Afton, IA (3.7 miles ), Arispe, IA (3.8 miles) , Shannon City, IA (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 41.04 N, Longitude: 94.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 641

Cromwell household income distribution Cromwell home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Average climate in Cromwell, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cromwell-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the Cromwell city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1999, a category F4 tornado 7.5 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cromwell-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 392.8 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 63.5 miles away from Cromwell 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 381.0 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 376.4 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 257.6 miles away from Cromwell center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.1 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 Union County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cromwell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cromwell:

  • CRESTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; CRESTON, IA)
  • GREATER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; CRESTON, IA)
  • NURSES ON CALL (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CRESTON, IA)
  • CREST HAVEN CARE CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CRESTON, IA)
  • BURLINGTON HOUSE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CRESTON, IA)
  • SUNCREST GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CRESTON, IA)
  • LENOX CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LENOX, IA)

Heliports located in Cromwell:

Amtrak station near Cromwell:

  • 6 miles: CRESTON (PINE & ADAMS STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cromwell:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 53 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Drake University (about 58 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 64 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 72 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Bellevue University (about 77 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Creighton University (about 79 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 81 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

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Church in Cromwell: Cromwell Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Union 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 2016: 3.9%
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.5%
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:

7.2
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cromwell city (based on Union County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,93217
Catholic1,1572
Evangelical Protestant1,01512
Other1593
None7,271-
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
Union County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

9.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

26.4%
Iowa:

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

16.1%
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 7$425
Totals for Government 0$0 7$425

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($18.69)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($84.11)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($28.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($18.69)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($18.69)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($9.35)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($9.35)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($9.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($18.69)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($9.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($93.46)
    General Support: $1,000 ($9.35)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($112.15)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $40,000 ($373.83)

6.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,307 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
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 Polk County, IA  0.78% ($33,622 average AGI)
from Adair County, IA  0.48% ($23,391)
from Ringgold County, IA  0.36% ($17,824)


6.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
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 Polk County, IA  0.93% ($29,023 average AGI)
to Clarke County, IA  0.38% ($29,611)
to Adair County, IA  0.29% ($22,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cromwell:

  • KSIB (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CRESTON, IA; Owner: G. O. RADIO, LTD.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cromwell:

  • KSIB-FM (101.3 FM; CRESTON, IA; Owner: G. O. RADIO, LIMITED)
  • K203DB (88.5 FM; CRESTON, IA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W215AR (90.9 FM; CRESTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Cromwell:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Bnsf Mp 398.9 Creston W Aei (Lat: 41.046111 Lon: -94.405278), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WPVP790
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHzGrant Date: 07/02/2012, Expiration Date: 07/29/2022, Certifier: Robert C LeedhamRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • W Side Of Adams Ave And Cr H33 (Lat: 41.043444 Lon: -94.464278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPKH792
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, 154.471 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2012, Expiration Date: 02/25/2022, Certifier: Dan Mc IntoshRegistrant: Mobile Radio Engineering, Inc., 745 Boone Avenue, North, Golden Valley, MN 55427, Phone: (763) 544-3319, Fax: (763) 544-2078, Email:
  • Cromwell Ls2 Near Cor Of 15th And 13th St (Lat: 41.038222 Lon: -94.464278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQTD829
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHzGrant Date: 01/13/2014, Expiration Date: 01/13/2024, Certifier: Danny L Mc IntoshRegistrant: Mobile Radio Engineering, Inc., 745 Boone Avenue, North, Golden Valley, MN 55427, Phone: (763) 544-3319, Fax: (763) 544-2078, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (79%)
  • Electricity (19%)

Cromwell 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
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