Farmersburg, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 280 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.7%
 
Males: 146  (52.3%)
Females: 134  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52047.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,510 (it was $34,000 in 2000)
Farmersburg:

$46,510
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,613 (it was $14,796 in 2000)

Farmersburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,360 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Farmersburg:

$67,360
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $73,990; Detached houses: $72,747; Townhouses or other attached units: $73,555; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,959

Median gross rent in 2012: $550.

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Farmersburg races chart
  • White alone - 292 (96.7%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (2.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.3%)

Races in Farmersburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Farmersburg: 83.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (50.3%), Irish (8.7%), English (4.6%), Norwegian (4.3%), United States (3.8%), Czech (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/1/1902

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 696 people per square mile   (low).

Farmersburg,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Farmersburg:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Farmersburg city:

  • Never married: 14.0%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 10.5%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Farmersburg, Iowa as of May 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Farmersburg to the number of sex offenders is 148 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $800 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,000 (1.5%)

Farmersburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (46.7 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (100.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (203.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: St. Olaf, IA (1.5 miles) , Monona, IA (2.6 miles ), Elkader, IA (2.7 miles ), Luana, IA (2.9 miles ), Garnavillo, IA (3.0 miles ), McGregor, IA (3.2 miles ), Marquette, IA (3.3 miles ), Clayton, IA (3.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $125,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.96 N, Longitude: 91.37 W

Area code: 563

Farmersburg household income distribution Farmersburg home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Information (2%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

Work and jobs in Farmersburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Farmersburg, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Farmersburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the Farmersburg city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Farmersburg-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 361.1 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 163.5 miles away from Farmersburg 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 339.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 297.6 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 392.2 miles away from Farmersburg 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 360.7 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 (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Farmersburg topographic map

Birthplace of: John L. Bascom - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Farmersburg:

  • CLAYTON COUNTY VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ELKADER, IA)
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; ELKADER, IA)
  • ELKADER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ELKADER, IA)
  • G AND G LIVING-WESTSIDE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GARNAVILLO, IA)
  • GREAT RIVER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MC GREGOR, IA)
  • GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN RENAL DIALYSIS - PRAIRIE DU CHIEN (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - POSTVILLE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; POSTVILLE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Farmersburg:

  • Upper Iowa University (about 24 miles; Fayette, IA; Full-time enrollment: 5,275)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 30 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 33 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 48 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)
  • Viterbo University (about 59 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • Western Technical College (about 60 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 60 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)

Library in Farmersburg:

  • FARMERSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $15,155; Location: 208 S MAIN; 6,800 books; 172 audio materials; 408 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 8 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Farmersburg: Farmersburg Fire Department (A), Farmersburg Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Farmersburg: Saint John Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Manor Inn Motel (18833 Highway 52).

Clayton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.4%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.5%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Farmersburg compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.82%
Here: 81.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents40.1%39.5%10.4%5.2%4.9%
Congregations44.4%20.0%13.3%4.4%17.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$563
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$224
Sewerage 0$0 2$390
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$97
Water Supply 0$0 3$631
Local Libraries 0$0 5$537
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$93
Totals for Government 0$0 23$2,535

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($7.14)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($3.57)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.57)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $36,000 ($128.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($50.00)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($32.14)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($32.14)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($28.57)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($28.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($28.57)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($21.43)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($21.43)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($10.71)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($3.57)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($3.57)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($3.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($35.71)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($28.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($3.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($3.57)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($3.57)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $24,000 ($85.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($3.57)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,000 ($50.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($50.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000 ($17.86)
    All Other: $4,000 ($14.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($46.43)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($17.86)
    Rents: $2,000 ($7.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($67.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000 ($85.71)
    General Support: $6,000 ($21.43)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.57)
  • Tax - Property: $29,000 ($103.57)
    Total General Sales: $16,000 ($57.14)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($7.14)

Farmersburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($85.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($78.57)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($7.14)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $133,000 ($475.00)

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 Farmersburg:

  • KADR (1400 AM; 1 kW; ELKADER, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPRE (980 AM; 1 kW; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNEI (1140 AM; 2 kW; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Farmersburg:

  • KCTN (100.1 FM; GARNAVILLO, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KNEI-FM (103.5 FM; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPVL (89.1 FM; POSTVILLE, IA; Owner: POSTVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE)
  • KVIK (104.7 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Farmersburg:

  • 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)
  • K41AD (Channel 41; LANSING, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 15153 Hickory Ave. (Lat: 43.006000 Lon: -91.334333), Call Sign: WQIQ798
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.680 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/16/2008, Expiration Date: 04/16/2018, Certifier: Matt Lange
    Registrant: Racom Corp., 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (888) 752-0674, Email:
  • 17329 Hwy. 52 (Lat: 42.913889 Lon: -91.263333), Call Sign: WQQK856
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/16/2013, Expiration Date: 01/16/2023, Certifier: Clark A Wikner
    Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033-3186, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 46460 , Serial Number: 17257283, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy G Walter, 19493 165th St, Farmersburg, IA 52047

Most common first names in Farmersburg, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles666.3 years
Elmer484.0 years
Marie478.5 years
Herbert485.0 years
Roy472.0 years
William479.0 years
Albert377.7 years
Carl376.7 years
Gertrude374.7 years
Alma388.0 years
Most common last names in Farmersburg, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Radloff784.8 years
Fuelling476.0 years
Zurcher481.5 years
Lubbers482.7 years
Lenth483.0 years
Schmidt376.6 years
Ihlenfeldt392.6 years
Engelhardt377.6 years
Torkelson386.3 years
Harnack376.0 years

Farmersburg on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Truck transportation"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers"
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