For population 25 years and over in Dow City:
For population 15 years and over in Dow City city:
83 residents are foreign born (10.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $538 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (50.4 miles , pop. 58,268).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (53.4 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (402.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Arion, IA (1.5 miles) , Buck Grove, IA (2.2 miles) , Dunlap, IA (2.7 miles ), Denison, IA (3.1 miles ), Defiance, IA (3.3 miles ), Charter Oak, IA (3.3 miles ), Earling, IA (3.4 miles ), Ute, IA (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.93 N, Longitude: 95.49 W
Area code: 712
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +59 (+13.3%).
Work and jobs in Dow City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dow City, Iowa
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dow City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/16/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Dow City city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.0 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dow City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 89.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from Dow City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Crawford County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Dow City and their reported violations in the past:DOW CITY WATER WORKS (Population served: 503, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.1%
(26.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Religion statistics for Dow City (based on Crawford County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.65%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
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5.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,485 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:
6.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,343 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:
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Dow City fatal accident list:
Jul 2, 1996 09:00 PM, 30, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 9, 1986 02:40 AM, M-14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Feb 14, 1976 08:10 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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