For population 25 years and over in Elk Horn:
For population 15 years and over in Elk Horn city:
21 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.8% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,032 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (47.8 miles , pop. 58,268).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (54.5 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (381.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Kimballton, IA (1.6 miles ), Brayton, IA (2.8 miles) , Exira, IA (3.1 miles ), Marne, IA (3.2 miles) , Audubon, IA (3.3 miles ), Walnut, IA (3.4 miles ), Atlantic, IA (3.7 miles ), Harlan, IA (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.59 N, Longitude: 95.06 W
Area code: 712
Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-2.4%).
Work and jobs in Elk Horn: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Elk Horn, Iowa
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Elk Horn-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 187% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Elk Horn city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/10/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Elk Horn-area historical earthquake activity is significantly 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 71.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from Elk Horn center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Shelby County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 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 Elk Horn and their reported violations in the past:ELK HORN MUNI WATER WORKS (Population served: 649, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 3.5%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
95 people in nursing homes in 2000
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Religion statistics for Elk Horn (based on Shelby County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.69%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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Elk Horn government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,299 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:
6.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,059 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Elk Horn fatal accident list:
Nov 1, 1983 05:40 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
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