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Louisa County

Population in 2012: 241 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 

Males: 127  (52.9%)
Females: 114  (47.1%)

Median resident age:  29.0 years
Iowa median age:  42.7 years

Zip codes: 52738.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $30,922 (it was $30,250 in 2000)
Fredonia:

$30,922
Iowa:

$49,427
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $18,073

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $57,682 (it was $39,400 in 2000)
Fredonia:

$57,682
Iowa:

$123,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $59,215; Detached houses: $65,299; Mobile homes: $37,763

Median gross rent in 2011: $625.

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  • White alone - 124 (50.8%)
  • Hispanic - 107 (43.9%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (2.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fredonia: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (12.2%), Irish (11.9%), United States (8.9%), German (8.0%), Swedish (2.1%), French (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/30/1874

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 1570 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Fredonia:

  • High school or higher: 73.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fredonia city:

  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 29.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 21.4%

59 residents are foreign born (16.6% Latin America).

This city:  20.3%
Iowa:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $825 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $379 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (27.4 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (158.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (193.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Columbus Junction, IA (1.2 miles ), Columbus City, IA (1.6 miles ), Letts, IA (2.5 miles ), Conesville, IA (2.6 miles ), Cotter, IA (2.6 miles) , Grandview, IA (2.8 miles ), Wapello, IA (3.3 miles ), Ainsworth, IA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 41.28 N, Longitude: 91.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 319

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +90 (+55.9%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (73%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (1%)
  • Manufacturing (48%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (20%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Food processing workers (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (19%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Financial managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Fredonia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 166% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/1/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Fredonia city center injured 7 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Louisa County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, 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 Fredonia:

  • University of Iowa (about 28 miles; Iowa City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,313)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 34 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 43 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,969)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 44 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,699)
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic (about 44 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Augustana College (about 44 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,446)
  • Kaplan University (about 45 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 8,162)

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Louisa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.6. This is about average.
City:

37.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.1%
(27.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.6% for Black residents, 22.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.9%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fredonia, IA

Fredonia compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Fredonia travel time to work - commute


Fredonia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (78%)
  • Electricity (22%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Fredonia (based on Louisa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.05%
Here40.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) Inc. Apostolic Christian Church of AmericaOther
Adherents46.7%18.7%16.4%9.0%9.2%
Congregations35.0%10.0%25.0%5.0%25.0%
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: 5
Louisa County:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Louisa County:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Louisa County:

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Louisa County:

28.8%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.7%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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 5$66
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$166
Totals for Government 0$0 6$232

Fredonia government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $34,000 ($141.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($70.54)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($45.64)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($24.90)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($16.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($12.45)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($12.45)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($4.15)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($4.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($41.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($62.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,000 ($33.20)

Fredonia government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $36,000 ($149.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($70.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($74.69)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($78.84)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($4.15)

Fredonia government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $161,000 ($668.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,000 ($643.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000 ($24.90)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $72,000 ($298.76)
    End of Fiscal Year: $32,000 ($132.78)

Fredonia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,000 ($311.20)

5.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,829 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Iowa average:

6.30%

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:
from Muscatine County, IA  1.58% ($28,758 average AGI)
from Des Moines County, IA  0.74% ($29,677)
from Johnson County, IA  0.34% ($23,071)


6.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Muscatine County, IA  2.00% ($32,060 average AGI)
to Des Moines County, IA  0.76% ($30,438)
to Johnson County, IA  0.55% ($30,696)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fredonia:

  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fredonia:

  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KWCC (93.1 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCII-FM (106.1 FM; WASHINGTON, IA; Owner: HOME BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fredonia:

  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • K62FU (Channel 62; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

Fredonia fatal accident list:

Jun 14, 1979 10:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



Fredonia on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer specialists"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Art and design workers"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Health care"
  • #30 (52738) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 1,000+)"
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