Elkport, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 36 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -59.1%
Males: 24  (68.0%)
Females: 12  (32.0%)
Median resident age:  22.9 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52044, 52048.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $25,768 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Elkport:

$25,768
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $11,864 (it was $11,518 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $59,654 (it was $35,600 in 2000)
Elkport:

$59,654
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $309,506; Detached houses: $308,981
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elkport: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (100.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/24/1896

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 192 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Elkport:

  • High school or higher: 50.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elkport city:

  • Never married: 56.5%
  • Now married: 10.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 32.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,194 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $257 (1.3%)

Elkport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (34.1 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (98.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (194.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Garber, IA (0.8 miles) , Littleport, IA (2.2 miles) , Osterdock, IA (2.4 miles) , Colesburg, IA (2.8 miles ), Garnavillo, IA (3.0 miles ), Edgewood, IA (3.0 miles ), Guttenberg, IA (3.1 miles ), Elkader, IA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 42.74 N, Longitude: 91.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 563

Elkport household income distribution Elkport home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (60%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (40%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (100%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (50%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (40%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry 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%)

Average climate in Elkport, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elkport-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the Elkport city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elkport-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 86% 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 345.9 miles away from the city 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 150.7 miles away from Elkport 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 324.0 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 376.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 311.1 miles away from Elkport 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 345.5 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 Clayton County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 22, Storms: 18, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elkport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elkport:

  • G AND G LIVING-WESTSIDE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GARNAVILLO, IA)
  • GUTTENBERG CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GUTTENBERG, IA)
  • GUTTENBERG MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; GUTTENBERG, IA)
  • EDGEWOOD CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EDGEWOOD, IA)
  • ELKADER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ELKADER, IA)
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; ELKADER, IA)
  • CLAYTON COUNTY VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ELKADER, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkport:

  • Upper Iowa University (about 28 miles; Fayette, IA; Full-time enrollment: 5,275)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 40 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 43 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 48 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 58 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 61 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 63 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)

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Church in Elkport: Immanuel Hope Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clayton 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 48.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.89
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 52.0%
Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.7%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  16.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Elkport (2011 data):

  • Farmers Savings Bank: Elkport Branch at County Roads X3c And C7x, branch established on 1995/03/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $144.0 mil, Deposits: $128.3 mil, headquarters in Colesburg, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Marjon Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.2
Iowa average:

10.4

Elkport travel time to work - commute Elkport mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elkport city (based on Clayton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,65624
Catholic4,3518
Evangelical Protestant1,17415
Other2503
None5,698-
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: 6
Clayton County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

13.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clayton County:

28.4%
Iowa:

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

15.5%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 5$100
Totals for Government 0$0 5$100

Elkport government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,000 ($27.78)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($222.22)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($222.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($111.11)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($55.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($27.78)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($27.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($27.78)

Elkport government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($111.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($194.44)
    General Support: $1,000 ($27.78)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($166.67)
    Total General Sales: $5,000 ($138.89)

Elkport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,000 ($305.56)

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
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 Crawford County, WI  0.44% ($35,742 average AGI)
from Delaware County, IA  0.41% ($29,517)
from Fayette County, IA  0.38% ($94,889)


5.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
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 Delaware County, IA  0.61% ($43,727 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.42% ($22,367)
to Crawford County, WI  0.39% ($33,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elkport:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KADR (1400 AM; 1 kW; ELKADER, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WPRE (980 AM; 1 kW; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elkport:

  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCTN (100.1 FM; GARNAVILLO, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KMCH (94.7 FM; MANCHESTER, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KDST (99.3 FM; DYERSVILLE, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elkport:

  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)

Elkport fatal accident list:

Apr 10, 1992 02:20 AM, 1780, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elkport and their reported violations in the past:

SEARS 66 SERVICE (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (86%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (6%)

Elkport compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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 significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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