Douds, Iowa

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Population in 2010: 152.
Population change since 2000: -7.9%
Males: 82  (54.3%)
Females: 70  (45.7%)
Median resident age:

66.7 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip code: 52551

Estimated median household income in 2019: $21,581 (it was $25,893 in 2000)
Douds:

$21,581
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,689 (it was $17,428 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $63,216 (it was $40,600 in 2000)
Douds:

$63,216
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $61,186; detached houses: $61,007

Median gross rent in 2019: $171.

March 2019 cost of living index in Douds: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.3%
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According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Douds, Iowa as of October 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Douds is 43 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (43.2%), Scandinavian (22.7%), Irish (15.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.21 square miles.

Population density: 69 people per square mile   (very low).

Douds, Iowa map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Douds CDP:

1.2% ($483)
Iowa:

1.3% ($1,077)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (63.5 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (178.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (239.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Leando, IA (0.7 miles),
Birmingham, IA (2.8 miles ),
Libertyville, IA (2.9 miles ),
Eldon, IA (3.0 miles ),
Keosauqua, IA (3.1 miles ),
Batavia, IA (3.4 miles ),
Milton, IA (3.5 miles ),
Floris, IA (3.6 miles)

Latitude: 40.84 N, Longitude: 92.09 W

Area code: 641

Distribution of median household income in Douds, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Douds, IA in 2019

Douds satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.5%
Iowa:

3.1%

Average climate in Douds, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Douds, Iowa average temperatures Douds, Iowa average precipitation Douds, Iowa humidity Douds, Iowa wind speed Douds, Iowa snowfall Douds, Iowa sunshine Douds, Iowa clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.2. This is about average.

City:

64.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.19
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.158
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 18.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.11
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Douds-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Douds place center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Douds-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 209% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 278.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 278.0 miles away from Douds 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 263.2 miles away from Douds center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 402.0 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 288.6 miles away from Douds center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 303.0 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 Van Buren County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Douds topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Douds:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - VAN BUREN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KEOSAUQUA, IA)
  • VAN BUREN COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; KEOSAUQUA, IA)
  • VAN BUREN COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; KEOSAUQUA, IA)
  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, L.C. - FAIRFIELD (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • NURSE IN THE HOUSE, INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • NELSON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Douds:

  • Indian Hills Community College (about 22 miles; Ottumwa, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,034)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 48 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Truman State University (about 53 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • University of Iowa (about 64 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 78 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Western Illinois University (about 78 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 92 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)

Public elementary/middle school in Douds:

  • VAN BUREN COMMUNITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 14574 JEFFERSON ST., Grades: PK-6)

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Notable locations in Douds: Douds First Responders (A), Douds Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Douds include: United Methodist Church (A), Zion Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Zion Lutheran Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Van Buren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

56.5%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.9%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Douds (2011 data):

  • Farmers and Traders Savings Bank: Farmers And Traders Savings Bank at 14155 Hwy 98, branch established on 1910/05/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $18.1 mil, Deposits: $16.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers And Traders Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Douds:

Marital status in Douds, IA
  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 17.7%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Douds:

  • High school or higher: 70.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.8
Iowa average:

10.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Douds, IA (based on Van Buren County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,41116
Evangelical Protestant1,38513
Catholic2351
None4,539-
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: 5
Here:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

11.73 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Van Buren County:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.3%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
Iowa:

14.5%

4.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,365 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, IA  1.01% ($43,778 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Douds:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBIZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Douds:

  • KIIK-FM (95.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEIDA GROUP, INC.)
  • KRKN (104.3 FM; ELDON, IA; Owner: O-TOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOJY (106.9 FM; BLOOMFIELD, IA; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KOTM-FM (97.7 FM; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KTWA (92.7 FM; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KMEM-FM (100.5 FM; MEMPHIS, MO; Owner: BOYER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHOE (90.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD EDUCATIONAL RADIO STATION)

TV broadcast stations around Douds:

  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • K54AF (Channel 54; KEOSAUQUA, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K55GS (Channel 55; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K45EE (Channel 45; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K49DX (Channel 49; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K33AA (Channel 33; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K65GA (Channel 65; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K21EM (Channel 21; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K31ED (Channel 31; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FC (Channel 53; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58ER (Channel 58; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K23CI (Channel 23; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K25DE (Channel 25; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K27CV (Channel 27; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K51FJ (Channel 51; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K10OO (Channel 10; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: RICHARD P. JACKSON, JR.)
  • K42AM (Channel 42; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 20.8mTotal length
  • 1,625Total average daily traffic
  • 224Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,635Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Douds, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Douds, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Janean K Riordan, 15133 160th St (Lat: 40.812139 Lon: -92.081167), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 90.4 m, Registrant: Iowa Wireless Services Holding Company, Janean.Riordan@iwireless.Com, , Urban-dale, Phone: (515) 258-7000
  • Janean K Riordan, 15133 160th St (Lat: 40.812139 Lon: -92.081167), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 90.4 m, Registrant: Iowa Wireless Services Holding Company, Janean.Riordan@iwireless.Com, , Urban-dale, Phone: (515) 258-7000
  • LORI DAWSON, 16873 County Road V64 (Lat: 40.800444 Lon: -92.093222), Type: 87.7, Overall height: 85.3 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight, LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • LORI DAWSON, 16873 County Road V64 (Lat: 40.800444 Lon: -92.093222), Type: 87.7, Overall height: 85.3 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight, LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Richard Hofmann, 15133 160th St (Lat: 40.812139 Lon: -92.081167), Type: 94.4, Structure height: 19177 m, Overall height: 90.4 m, Registrant: Van Buren Wireless, Inc, Vbtelco@netins.Net, , 430 Keosa-uqua, Phone: (319) 293-3187
  • Chad Doherty, 15133 160th St (Lat: 40.812139 Lon: -92.081167), Type: 94.4, Structure height: 19177 m, Overall height: 90.4 m, Registrant: Towerco Iv LLC, Cdoherty@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5742
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, 16873 County Road V64 (Lat: 40.800444 Lon: -92.093222), Type: 87.7, Structure height: 19177 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (800) 510-6091

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LEANDO, 16873 County Road V64 (Lat: 40.800444 Lon: -92.093222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 87.7 m, Call Sign: WQKQ366,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2019, Expiration Date: 08/11/2029, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W, Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB0LFS, Licensee ID: L00791391, Grant Date: 01/08/2016, Expiration Date: 03/29/2025, Certifier: Roscoe W Brown, Registrant: Roscoe W Brown, 15486 Bethel Rock Ave, Douds, IA 52551
  • Call Sign: W0FPD, Grant Date: 12/15/1992, Expiration Date: 12/15/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/16/2004, Registrant: Purl Taylor, Rr 1 Box 4b, Douds, IA 52551
  • Call Sign: WA0DGU, Grant Date: 02/25/1997, Expiration Date: 02/25/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2009, Registrant: George W Kunzman, Rural, Douds, IA 52551
  • Call Sign: KD0RUU, Licensee ID: L01707902, Grant Date: 05/03/2012, Expiration Date: 05/03/2022, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2015, Certifier: Benton R Blankenship, Registrant: Benton R Blankenship, 11969 145th St, Douds, IA 52551
  • Call Sign: AB0AE, Previous Call Sign: KD0RUU, Licensee ID: L01707902, Grant Date: 02/13/2015, Expiration Date: 02/13/2025, Certifier: Benton R Blankenship, Registrant: Benton R Blankenship, 11969 145th St, Douds, IA 52551
  • Call Sign: KE0JHP, Licensee ID: L02028491, Grant Date: 05/24/2016, Expiration Date: 05/24/2026, Certifier: Zachary L Laughlin, Registrant: Zachary L Laughlin, 11987 Rte V64, Douds, IA 52551

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8171W, N8171W, N-8171W, Serial Number: 28-2291, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 03/18/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Sp Air LLC, 16063 Gold Ave, Douds, IA 52551

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Douds, IA
  • 78.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Douds, IA
  • 68.2%Electricity
  • 31.8%Wood


Douds compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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