For population 25 years and over in Elk Run Heights:
For population 15 years and over in Elk Run Heights city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,466 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (4.8 miles , pop. 68,747).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (151.3 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (238.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Evansdale, IA (1.1 miles ), Raymond, IA (1.4 miles ), Gilbertville, IA (2.0 miles ), Waterloo, IA (2.2 miles ), Dunkerton, IA (2.9 miles ), Jesup, IA (3.2 miles ), Cedar Falls, IA (3.2 miles ), Hudson, IA (3.3 miles ).
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Latitude: 42.47 N, Longitude: 92.26 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 319
Population change in the 1990s: -35 (-3.2%).
Work and jobs in Elk Run Heights: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Elk Run Heights, Iowa
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Elk Run Heights-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 206% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Elk Run Heights city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 8/26/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Black Hawk County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elk Run Heights:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Elk Run Heights that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 4.3%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Elk Run Heights compared to Iowa state average:
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Religion statistics for Elk Run Heights (based on Black Hawk County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.22%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 21
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Number of full-service restaurants: 94
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Elk Run Heights government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,300 average adjusted gross income)
0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($400 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,692 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($309 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Elk Run Heights fatal accident list:
Jun 28, 2001 11:03 AM, 6606, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 10, 1989 12:00 AM, 6484, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 25, 1976 07:58 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.