East Amana, Iowa

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Population in 2010: 56.
Males: 33  (60.0%)
Females: 23  (40.0%)
Median resident age:  56.1 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,792
East Amana:

$56,792
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,806

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $149,479
East Amana:

$149,479
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $166,934; Detached houses: $167,140
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in East Amana: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (97.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 750 feet

For population 25 years and over in East Amana:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.7%

For population 15 years and over in East Amana CDP:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 74.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (15.3 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (152.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (215.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Amana, IA (1.1 miles ), Middle Amana, IA (1.6 miles ), Homestead, IA (1.9 miles) , High Amana, IA (2.1 miles) , Walford, IA (2.2 miles ), West Amana, IA (2.4 miles) , South Amana, IA (2.5 miles) , Oxford, IA (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 41.81 N, Longitude: 91.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 319

East Amana household income distribution East Amana home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Manufacturing (56%)
  • Retail trade (44%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (100%)
  • 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%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (100%)
  • 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%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Tornado activity:

East Amana-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the East Amana place center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 tornado 17.5 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

East Amana-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% 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 312.8 miles away from the city 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 294.0 miles away from East Amana center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 154.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 341.3 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 344.0 miles away from East Amana center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 312.9 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 Iowa County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near East Amana:

  • ESSENCE OF LIFE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; AMANA, IA)
  • COLONIAL MANOR OF AMANA (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; AMANA, IA)
  • IOWA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MARENGO, IA)
  • MARENGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; MARENGO, IA)
  • MARENGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; MARENGO, IA)
  • HERITAGE NURSING AND REHAB CENTE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • HIGHLAND RIDGE CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WILLIAMSBURG, IA)

Operable nuclear power plant near East Amana:

  • 18 miles: Duane Arnold in Palo, IA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Amana:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 13 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 20 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 50 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 58 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 60 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 69 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 69 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)

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Iowa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 69.5. This is about average.

City:

69.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.214. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.214
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.519. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.519
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.54. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.54
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  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:

17.3
Iowa average:

10.4

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Religion statistics for East Amana CDP (based on Iowa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,29715
Catholic2,6334
Mainline Protestant2,56114
Other31
None6,861-
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: 4
Iowa County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Iowa County:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

10.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Iowa County:

29.4%
Iowa:

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

19.4%
State:

14.5%

5.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
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 Johnson County, IA  0.90% ($43,400 average AGI)
from Linn County, IA  0.71% ($37,128)
from Benton County, IA  0.35% ($32,826)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
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 Johnson County, IA  1.17% ($42,205 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.87% ($40,638)
to Benton County, IA  0.37% ($54,040)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Amana:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KXIC (800 AM; 1 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMJM (1360 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMRY (1450 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SELLERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Amana:

  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSKB (99.1 FM; BROOKLYN, IA; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K295AC (106.9 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around East Amana:

  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KCDE-LP (Channel 67; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCDR-LP (Channel 55; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHHH-LP (Channel 57; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRUB-LP (Channel 65; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K64DG (Channel 64; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: R B SHELDAHL)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • 11,040Total average daily traffic
  • 591Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,134Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

East Amana 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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