Floris, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 140 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 71  (51.2%)
Females: 69  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 52560

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,316 (it was $19,375 in 2000)
Floris:

$48,316
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,281 (it was $9,438 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $53,577 (it was $17,800 in 2000)
Floris:

$53,577
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $81,984; Detached houses: $87,574; Mobile homes: $26,319

Median gross rent in 2016: $699.

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    • 10.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Floris: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.6%), American (11.1%), Irish (9.9%), European (7.4%), English (6.2%), Scandinavian (6.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/12/1913

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 289 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Floris:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Floris city:

  • Never married: 13.3%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 22.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,843 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $894 (2.9%)

Floris satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (69.0 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (170.8 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (250.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Eldon, IA (2.6 miles ), Bloomfield, IA (3.0 miles ), Drakesville, IA (3.0 miles) , Agency, IA (3.0 miles ), Ottumwa, IA (3.3 miles ), Pulaski, IA (3.5 miles ), Batavia, IA (3.6 miles ), Douds, IA (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 92.33 W

Area code: 641

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

4.9%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-11.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Finance and insurance (24%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Community and social service occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (2%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Average climate in Floris, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Floris-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Floris city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1959, a category F4 tornado 29.7 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Floris-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 82% 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 289.6 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 275.2 miles away from Floris 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 296.6 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 314.2 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 290.3 miles away from Floris center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 326.8 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 Davis County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Floris topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Floris:

  • BLOOMFIELD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BLOOMFIELD, IA)
  • DAVIS COUNTY HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BLOOMFIELD, IA)
  • DAVIS COUNTY HOSPITAL HOME AND COMMUNITY HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BLOOMFIELD, IA)
  • DAVIS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BLOOMFIELD, IA)
  • SUNNYSLOPE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OTTUMWA, IA)
  • WAPELLO COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; OTTUMWA, IA)
  • OTTUMWA REGIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; OTTUMWA, IA)

Amtrak station near Floris:

  • 12 miles: OTTUMWA (210 W. MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Floris:

  • Indian Hills Community College (about 13 miles; Ottumwa, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,034)
  • Truman State University (about 49 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 61 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • University of Iowa (about 69 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 81 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Drake University (about 86 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 89 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)

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Notable locations in Floris: Floris City Hall (A), Floris Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Floris: Floris Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Floris: Floris Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Davis 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 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.91
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.268. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.268
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.22
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.9%
(21.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.7%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
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:

7.8
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Floris city (based on Davis County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,09219
Mainline Protestant2,0306
Catholic1111
None4,520-
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: 1
Davis County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Davis County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Davis County:

26.7%
Iowa:

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

16.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

43.9%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Floris:

37.9%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Floris:

29.5
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

31.5%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Floris:

14.5%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Floris:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.2%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Floris:

48.3%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Floris:

75.7%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Floris, IA Residents
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 8$395
Totals for Government 0$0 8$395

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $18,000 ($128.57)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($71.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($50.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($7.14)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($7.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($35.71)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($50.00)
    All Other: $1,000 ($7.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($28.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,000 ($7.14)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($7.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($85.71)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($57.14)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($14.29)
    NEC: $1,000 ($7.14)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $51,000 ($364.29)

4.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
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 Wapello County, IA  1.46% ($32,395 average AGI)


5.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,169 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
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 Wapello County, IA  1.56% ($29,130 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.34% ($109,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Floris:

  • KBIZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KLEE (1480 AM; 1 kW; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Floris:

  • KRKN (104.3 FM; ELDON, IA; Owner: O-TOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOJY (106.9 FM; BLOOMFIELD, IA; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOTM-FM (97.7 FM; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIIK-FM (95.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEIDA GROUP, INC.)
  • KTWA (92.7 FM; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K201CJ (88.1 FM; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLBA-FM (96.7 FM; ALBIA, IA; Owner: H & H BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKSI (101.5 FM; EDDYVILLE, IA; Owner: O-TOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMGO (98.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, IA; Owner: KMGO, INC.)
  • K205CA (88.9 FM; OTTUMWA, ETC., IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Floris:

  • K55GS (Channel 55; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K45EE (Channel 45; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K49DX (Channel 49; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K33AA (Channel 33; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K65GA (Channel 65; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K21EM (Channel 21; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K31ED (Channel 31; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FC (Channel 53; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58ER (Channel 58; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K23CI (Channel 23; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K25DE (Channel 25; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K27CV (Channel 27; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K51FJ (Channel 51; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • K10OO (Channel 10; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: RICHARD P. JACKSON, JR.)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K42AM (Channel 42; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K54AF (Channel 54; KEOSAUQUA, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Floris fatal accident list:

Oct 30, 2000 01:55 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 7, 1993 00:48 AM, 7785, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 25, 1993 00:54 AM, Co Rd J15, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Maciej Stypik, 26587 135th Street (Lat: 40.863361 Lon: -92.319556), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3192933187, Hranicka@netins.Net, 617 FIRST STREET
  • Richard D Hofmann, 26587 135th Street (Lat: 40.863361 Lon: -92.319556), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3192933187, Hranicka@netins.Net, 617 FIRST STREET
  • Chad Doherty, 26587 135th Street (Lat: 40.863361 Lon: -92.319556), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 19051 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3192933187, Hranicka@netins.Net, 617 FIRST STREET
  • 1.24 Nm E (Lat: 40.868333 Lon: -92.305833), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 102.7 m, Registrant: 5156845563, , 416 E MAIN

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0ODF, Grant Date: 07/15/1994, Expiration Date: 07/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2006, Registrant: Scott A Robertson, Rr 1 Box 4b, Floris, IA 52560
  • Call Sign: KE0BBN, Licensee ID: L01876733, Grant Date: 06/26/2014, Expiration Date: 06/26/2024, Certifier: Derrick D Proctor, Registrant: Derrick D Proctor, Floris, IA 52560

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BAILEY JAMES E TIERRA II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 25JB , Serial Number: 25, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/1988
    Registrant (Individual): James E Bailey, 16126 Yak Blvd, Floris, IA 52560

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Floris

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Floris, IA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (68%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Floris compared to Iowa 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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