Dedham, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 264 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.7%
 
Males: 138  (52.5%)
Females: 126  (47.5%)
Median resident age:  29.7 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 51440.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $56,606 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Dedham:

$56,606
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $25,031 (it was $13,505 in 2000)

Dedham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $92,173 (it was $37,100 in 2000)
Dedham:

$92,173
IA:

$136,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $120,931; Detached houses: $121,947
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  • Races in Dedham, IA (2010)

    Dedham races chart
    • 26599.6%White alone
    • 10.4%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dedham: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (60.5%), American (9.6%), English (2.4%), Polish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/2/1884

Elevation: 1340 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 456 people per square mile   (low).

Dedham,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Dedham:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dedham city:

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 4.5%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Iowa:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $796 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $702 (1.0%)

Dedham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (61.8 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (76.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (367.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Willey, IA (2.2 miles) , Templeton, IA (2.5 miles ), Coon Rapids, IA (2.8 miles ), Gray, IA (3.1 miles) , Halbur, IA (3.2 miles ), Carroll, IA (3.4 miles ), Glidden, IA (3.4 miles ), Manning, IA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $111,900
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $129,600
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $160,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.91 N, Longitude: 94.82 W

Area code: 712

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

2.4%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+6.1%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Dedham, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dedham-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Dedham city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 tornado 12.6 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dedham-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 78% 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 267.1 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 216.5 miles away from Dedham center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 281.2 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 96.0 miles away from the city center
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 437.4 miles away from Dedham center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 145.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dedham topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dedham:

  • THOMAS REST HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COON RAPIDS, IA)
  • REGENCY PARK NURSING AND REHAB CENTER OF CARROLL (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • ST ANTHONY'S REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • ST ANTHONY HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • SAINT ANTHONYS REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • ST ANTHONY REGIONAL HOSPITAL & NURSIING HOME Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • IOWA HOSPICE LLC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CARROLL, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dedham:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 52 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,682)
  • Buena Vista University (about 55 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa State University (about 61 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Drake University (about 64 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 67 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 73 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

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Notable locations in Dedham: Dedham Co-op Association Elevator (A), Dedham (B), Dedham Fire Department First Responders Station 1 (C), Dedham Fire Department First Responders Station 2 (D), Dedham City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Dedham: Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Dedham Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Carroll 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: 4.6%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.4%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Dedham (2011 data):

  • Commercial Savings Bank: Dedham Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1936/07/03. Info updated 2008/11/12: Bank assets: $118.2 mil, Deposits: $101.3 mil, headquarters in Carroll, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Ban Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Iowa average:

10.3

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

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Religion statistics for Dedham city (based on Carroll County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,94314
Evangelical Protestant3,33618
Mainline Protestant2,86013
Other1961
None2,481-
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: 8
Carroll County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Carroll County:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

10.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

26.4%
Iowa:

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

13.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dedham:

44.6%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dedham:

34.9%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Dedham:

27.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

14.4%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.2%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dedham:

6.7
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

26.6%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

51.5%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Dedham:

73.2%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dedham, 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 2$652
Firefighters 0$0 5$231
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$165
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,048

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $11,000 ($41.67)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $32,000 ($121.21)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($64.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($64.39)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($41.67)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($22.73)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($18.94)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($15.15)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($15.15)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($11.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($11.36)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($3.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $3,000 ($11.36)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($11.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,000 ($18.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($11.36)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($11.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,000 ($53.03)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($53.03)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($37.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($7.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($56.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($26.52)
    Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($11.36)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($3.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($79.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($83.33)
    General Support: $4,000 ($15.15)
  • Tax - Property: $37,000 ($140.15)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.79)
    Total General Sales: $1,000 ($3.79)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $184,000 ($696.97)

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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  0.60% ($32,235 average AGI)
from Crawford County, IA  0.45% ($41,553)
from Sac County, IA  0.31% ($39,692)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
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  0.76% ($32,031 average AGI)
to Dallas County, IA  0.25% ($27,429)
to Douglas County, NE  0.25% ($41,095)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dedham:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCIM (1380 AM; 1 kW; CARROLL, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dedham:

  • KKRL (93.7 FM; CARROLL, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGRA (98.9 FM; JEFFERSON, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KWOI (90.7 FM; CARROLL, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Dedham:

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

Dedham fatal accident list:

Nov 15, 2014 07:08 AM, Cr-Clay Hill Rd, Lat: 43.30404, Lon: -91.74321, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 30, 1979 02:25 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • 3,200Total average daily traffic
  • 458Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,814Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N6HGU, Previous Call Sign: WB6TAA, Grant Date: 10/20/1992, Expiration Date: 10/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/21/2004, Registrant: Charlotte M Meyer, Rr 1 Box 41, Dedham, IA 51440

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Dedham, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John981.9 years
Anna682.3 years
William671.8 years
Frank578.6 years
Herman580.6 years
Elizabeth586.4 years
George578.8 years
Mary578.2 years
Bernard472.7 years
Henry472.8 years
Most common last names in Dedham, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wiskus973.5 years
Irlbeck881.9 years
Klocke780.8 years
Stangl692.5 years
Sporrer684.5 years
Meiners578.8 years
Willenborg574.2 years
Axman483.5 years
Irlmeier481.5 years
Haubrich479.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Dedham compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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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