Delphos, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 25 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 16  (66.7%)
Females: (33.3%)
Median resident age:  54.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 50860

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,040 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Delphos:

$55,040
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $10,886 (it was $13,925 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $58,422 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Delphos:

$58,422
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $58,153; Detached houses: $58,225

Median gross rent in 2016: $408.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Delphos: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (33.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/3/1920

Elevation: 1140 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 112 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Delphos:

  • High school or higher: 58.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Delphos city:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 29.0%
  • Separated: 13.4%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 57.5%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Delphos, Iowa as of November 20, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Delphos to the number of sex offenders is 8 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Delphos city:  0.5% ($199)
Iowa:  1.3% ($1,077)

Delphos satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (67.9 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (96.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (355.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Benton, IA (1.8 miles) , Maloy, IA (2.0 miles) , Redding, IA (2.2 miles) , Mount Ayr, IA (2.5 miles ), Blockton, IA (2.8 miles) , Irena, MO (3.0 miles) , Diagonal, IA (3.2 miles ), Clearfield, IA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.66 N, Longitude: 94.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 641

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

2.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+8.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (67%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (67%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (33%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (50%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (50%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Delphos, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Delphos-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.2 miles away from the Delphos city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 tornado 23.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Delphos-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 79% 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 376.5 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 Delphos 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 366.1 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 353.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 374.0 miles away from Delphos center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.0 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 Ringgold County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Delphos topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Delphos:

  • RINGGOLD COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • CLEARVIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • MOUNT AYR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • RINGGOLD COUNTY HOSPITAL DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • RINGGOLD COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • CLEARVIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CLEARFIELD, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delphos:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 36 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 67 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Drake University (about 75 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Highland Community College (about 75 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 82 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 88 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Bellevue University (about 90 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)

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Ringgold 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: 53.3%
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
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:

5.5
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Delphos city (based on Ringgold County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,18715
Evangelical Protestant7239
Other1581
Catholic1031
None1,960-
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
Ringgold County:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Ringgold County:

13.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

17.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Ringgold County:

27.1%
Iowa:

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

18.4%
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 1$51
Totals for Government 0$0 1$51

4.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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 Decatur County, IA  0.57% ($19,500 average AGI)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,167 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
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 Union County, IA  0.96% ($17,824 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.90% ($28,688)

Strongest AM radio stations in Delphos:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Delphos:

  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • 8,525Total average daily traffic
  • 602Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,643Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA0NIX, Licensee ID: L01266983, Grant Date: 04/09/2007, Expiration Date: 04/16/2017, Certifier: Theron M Johnson, Registrant: Theron M Johnson, 1651 South Street, Delphos, IA 50860

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Wood (50%)

Delphos compared to Iowa state average:

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