Cushing, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 222 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.8%
 
Males: 108  (48.7%)
Females: 114  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  34.1 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 51018.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $40,141 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Cushing:

$40,141
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $18,989 (it was $18,408 in 2000)

Cushing city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $50,775 (it was $29,100 in 2000)
Cushing:

$50,775
IA:

$136,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $141,323; Detached houses: $144,937; Townhouses or other attached units: $93,643; In 2-unit structures: $103,530; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $22,107; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $95,383; Mobile homes: $104,963

Median gross rent in 2015: $346.

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  • Races in Cushing, IA (2010)

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    • 21396.8%White alone
    • 62.7%Hispanic
    • 10.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cushing: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (67.0%), American (17.5%), Irish (2.9%), Norwegian (1.9%), Swedish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/21/1892

Elevation: 1327 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 697 people per square mile   (low).

Cushing,IA real estate house value index trend

Cushing, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Cushing:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cushing city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Iowa:

4.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Cushing, Iowa as of October 21, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Cushing to the number of sex offenders is 55 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $692 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $685 (1.4%)

Cushing satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (36.8 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (85.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (412.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Correctionville, IA (2.4 miles ), Holstein, IA (2.6 miles ), Washta, IA (2.8 miles ), Battle Creek, IA (3.3 miles ), Anthon, IA (3.3 miles ), Pierson, IA (3.4 miles ), Quimby, IA (3.4 miles ), Ida Grove, IA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $53,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $186,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.47 N, Longitude: 95.68 W

Area code: 712

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

3.3%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+7.0%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Cushing, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cushing-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Cushing city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 tornado 32.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cushing-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 222.3 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 165.2 miles away from Cushing center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 223.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.2 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) earthquake occurred 168.4 miles away from Cushing center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 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 Woodbury County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cushing topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cushing:

  • CORRECTIONVILLE NURSING AND REHA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CORRECTIONVILLE, IA)
  • MORNINGSIDE REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; IDA GROVE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cushing:

  • Buena Vista University (about 27 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 35 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • University of South Dakota (about 68 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 71 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 76 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 78 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 82 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

Library in Cushing:

  • CUSHING COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $10,361; Location: 202 MAIN ST; 5,070 books; 154 audio materials; 269 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 7 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cushing: Cushing Town Hall (A), Cushing City Police Department (B), Cushing Fire and Rescue (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cushing include: Cushing Methodist Church (A), Saint John's Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Woodbury 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 2015: 6.2%
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Cushing (2011 data):

  • Heritage Bank National Association: Cushing Branch at 200-202 Main Street, branch established on 1978/06/12. Info updated 2011/07/27: Bank assets: $463.2 mil, Deposits: $380.6 mil, headquarters in Spicer, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Bancshares Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cushing city (based on Woodbury County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,73213
Mainline Protestant17,71353
Evangelical Protestant17,16263
Other2,24011
Orthodox4502
Black Protestant1261
None41,749-
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: 19
Woodbury County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Woodbury County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Woodbury County:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
Here:

8.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Woodbury County:

28.9%
Iowa:

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

15.0%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

43.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cushing:

45.2%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cushing:

14.8%
State:

22.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

28.5%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Cushing:

56.4%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Cushing:

82.7%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cushing, 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 7$1,326
Local Libraries 0$0 1$365
Other and Unallocable 1$1,913$22,9560$0
Totals for Government 1$1,913$22,9568$1,691

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $26,000 ($117.12)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($112.61)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($99.10)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($76.58)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($76.58)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($72.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($36.04)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($31.53)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($27.03)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($22.52)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($22.52)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($18.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($13.51)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($13.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($9.01)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($4.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($27.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($13.51)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $44,000 ($198.20)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,000 ($85.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($49.55)
    All Other: $9,000 ($40.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($40.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($81.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($90.09)
    All Other: $2,000 ($9.01)
    General Support: $2,000 ($9.01)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($99.10)
    Total General Sales: $21,000 ($94.59)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($13.51)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $109,000 ($490.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $106,000 ($477.48)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($13.51)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($135.14)

5.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
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 Dakota County, NE  0.81% ($27,522 average AGI)
from Plymouth County, IA  0.36% ($32,957)
from Union County, SD  0.36% ($39,482)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
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 Dakota County, NE  0.58% ($28,289 average AGI)
to Union County, SD  0.42% ($70,853)
to Plymouth County, IA  0.41% ($35,648)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cushing:

  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cushing:

  • KKIA (92.9 FM; IDA GROVE, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KBVU-FM (97.5 FM; ALTA, IA; Owner: BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Cushing:

  • 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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 320Total average daily traffic
  • 41Total average daily truck traffic
  • 390Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Micheal A Mitchell, 4765 Us Hwy 20 (Lat: 42.475361 Lon: -95.671000), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 6052714020, Mike@wnmtowers.Com, 101 N. MAIN AVE. SUITE 321
  • Michael A Mitchell, 4765 Us Hwy 20 (Lat: 42.475361 Lon: -95.671000), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 6052714020, Mike@wnmtowers.Com, 101 N. MAIN AVE. SUITE 321
  • Edward G Roach, 4765 Us Hwy 20 (Lat: 42.475361 Lon: -95.671000), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 6052714020, Mike@wnmtowers.Com, 101 N. MAIN AVE. SUITE 321

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 101 Main St. (Lat: 42.466000 Lon: -95.675278), Type: Silo, Structure height: 17.9 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: WXN875
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.465 MHzGrant Date: 06/13/2003, Expiration Date: 07/29/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2013Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • Lat: 42.488833 Lon: -95.668556, Call Sign: WQQM442
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.425 MHz, 463.662 MHz, 466.425 MHz, 468.600 MHz, 468.662 MHzGrant Date: 01/25/2013, Expiration Date: 01/25/2023, Certifier: Wade BagenstosRegistrant: Tri-State Communications, 1030 5th Avenue, South Sioux City, NE 68776, Phone: (402) 494-5477, Fax: (402) 494-1420, Email:

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cushing that have no violations reported:

  • CUSHING WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Most common first names in Cushing, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Henry581.6 years
John569.8 years
Alma495.0 years
Frank380.3 years
Fred379.3 years
Harold381.3 years
Lloyd375.0 years
Ella292.5 years
Alfred282.0 years
Alice281.5 years
Most common last names in Cushing, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hummel979.0 years
Stoneking583.6 years
Anfinson482.8 years
Henderson472.5 years
Demarest381.7 years
Groom389.7 years
Juelfs367.7 years
Joy377.7 years
Law390.6 years
Ludwig379.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Cushing 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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