For population 25 years and over in Dougherty:
For population 15 years and over in Dougherty city:
3 residents are foreign born (4.1% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (46.2 miles , pop. 68,747).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (140.6 miles , pop. 287,151).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (283.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Aredale, IA (2.5 miles) , Rockwell, IA (2.9 miles ), Sheffield, IA (3.0 miles ), Marble Rock, IA (3.0 miles ), Rockford, IA (3.2 miles ), Chapin, IA (3.3 miles) , Hansell, IA (3.4 miles) , Greene, IA (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 42.92 N, Longitude: 93.04 W
Area code: 641
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-25.2%).
Average climate in Dougherty, Iowa
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dougherty-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 204% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Dougherty city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 10/14/1966, a category F5 tornado 24.8 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 172 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cerro Gordo County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Hugh Wade - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Dougherty:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dougherty:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.2%
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000
Dougherty compared to Iowa state average:
Banks with branches in Dougherty (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Dougherty city (based on Cerro Gordo County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.18%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dougherty government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Dougherty government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Dougherty government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,614 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,927 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Dougherty:
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TV broadcast stations around Dougherty:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.