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Population in 2012: 70 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.7%
 

Males: 38  (55.4%)
Females: 32  (44.6%)

Median resident age:  39.5 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 50064

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,899 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Dana:

$29,899
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,774

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $18,996 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Dana:

$18,996
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $29,304; Detached houses: $29,304
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  • White alone - 63 (88.7%)
  • Black alone - 6 (8.5%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (2.8%)

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

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Ancestries: German (22.8%), United States (19.3%), Irish (15.8%), Dutch (5.3%), English (5.3%), Scottish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/22/1907

Elevation: 1120 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 248 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Dana:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dana city:

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 20.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $217 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (31.7 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (108.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (337.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Paton, IA (2.0 miles ), Grand Junction, IA (2.3 miles ), Beaver, IA (2.6 miles) , Boxholm, IA (2.9 miles ), Jefferson, IA (3.1 miles ), Harcourt, IA (3.4 miles ), Ogden, IA (3.4 miles ), Rippey, IA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 94.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 515

Dana household income distribution Dana home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+18.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (63%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Retail trade (50%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Dana-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 208% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Dana city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, 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 Dana:

  • GREENE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; JEFFERSON, IA)
  • GREENE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JEFFERSON, IA)
  • OGDEN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; OGDEN, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Dana, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dana:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 27 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,064)
  • Iowa State University (about 31 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 42 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Drake University (about 47 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)
  • Buena Vista University (about 62 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 96 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 99 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 3,574)

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Greene 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 2012: 0.0%

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Dana compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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 below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (66%)
  • Wood (25%)
  • Other fuel (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dana city (based on Greene County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.36%
Here72.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents31.0%23.2%10.7%9.9%7.3%
Congregations33.3%14.8%7.4%3.7%7.4%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents6.7%5.4%2.2%1.2%2.3%
Congregations3.7%11.1%3.7%3.7%11.1%
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: 1
Greene County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Greene County:

9.49 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

28.7%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.5%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$240
Totals for Government 0$0 1$240

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,000 ($71.43)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($42.86)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($42.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($28.57)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($28.57)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($28.57)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($14.29)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($14.29)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($14.29)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($14.29)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($14.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($57.14)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($28.57)
    Rents: $1,000 ($14.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($100.00)
    General Support: $2,000 ($28.57)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($200.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $57,000 ($814.29)

5.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
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 Polk County, IA  0.57% ($29,714 average AGI)
from Boone County, IA  0.54% ($31,900)
from Guthrie County, IA  0.51% ($31,842)


7.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,103 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
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 Polk County, IA  0.93% ($29,057 average AGI)
to Boone County, IA  0.66% ($27,880)
to Dallas County, IA  0.61% ($35,304)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dana:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWBG (1590 AM; 1 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dana:

  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGRA (98.9 FM; JEFFERSON, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFGQ-FM (99.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDLS-FM (105.5 FM; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUEL (92.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Dana:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rfd 1 1.25 Mi E (Lat: 42.062472 Lon: -94.208583), Call Sign: KVY282
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 01/31/2014
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • DANA MAS, 700' E Hwy 144 & 800' S Green County Rd E-26 (Lat: 42.104972 Lon: -94.239667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WPVP277
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.306 MHz, 941.306 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022, Certifier: Brad G Zielie
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:
  • DANA IA, 306 Mayes Street (Lat: 42.104972 Lon: -94.239694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 58.8 m, Call Sign: WEE360
    Assigned Frequencies: 6675.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/06/2008, Expiration Date: 07/29/2018
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:


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