Gillett Grove, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 49 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 
Males: 35  (73.0%)
Females: 14  (27.0%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 51341, 51366.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,773 (it was $21,429 in 2000)
Gillett Grove:

$42,773
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,936 (it was $12,337 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $40,354 (it was $18,100 in 2000)
Gillett Grove:

$40,354
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $73,479; Detached houses: $73,479

Median gross rent in 2012: $383.

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  • White alone - 48 (98.0%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (2.0%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gillett Grove: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (49.5%), Irish (9.7%), United States (8.6%), Danish (6.5%), Norwegian (6.5%), English (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/29/1974

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 260 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Gillett Grove:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gillett Grove city:

  • Never married: 54.7%
  • Now married: 25.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $293 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $325 (1.1%)

Gillett Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (77.7 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (131.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (384.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Webb, IA (2.2 miles) , Greenville, IA (2.3 miles) , Rossie, IA (2.8 miles) , Dickens, IA (2.8 miles ), Sioux Rapids, IA (3.2 miles ), Ayrshire, IA (3.2 miles ), Ruthven, IA (3.3 miles ), Spencer, IA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 43.01 N, Longitude: 95.04 W

Area code: 712

Gillett Grove household income distribution Gillett Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.8%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-17.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (53%)
  • Wholesale trade (29%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Finance and insurance (71%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

Average climate in Gillett Grove, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gillett Grove-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the Gillett Grove city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/11/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the city center caused $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gillett Grove-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 190.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 234.1 miles away from Gillett Grove center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 194.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 180.8 miles away from Gillett Grove center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 131.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Gillett Grove:

  • SIOUX CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA)
  • RUTHVEN COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; RUTHVEN, IA)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SPENCER, IA)
  • SPENCER MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SPENCER, IA)
  • LONGHOUSE-NORTHSHIRE, LTD (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SPENCER, IA)
  • LAURENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LAURENS, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gillett Grove:

  • Buena Vista University (about 28 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 29 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 56 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 77 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 95 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • South Central College (about 95 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 96 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)

Public elementary/middle school in Gillett Grove:

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Notable location: Gillett Grove City Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Gillett Grove: Gillett Grove United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clay 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 2012 was 70.0. This is about average.

City:

70.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.73
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.7%
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  50.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Gillett Grove 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Gillett Grove travel time to work - commute Gillett Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (76%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gillett Grove city (based on Clay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.89%
Here: 67.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchReformed Church in America
Adherents20.5%20.1%20.1%13.1%6.9%
Congregations10.8%8.1%27.0%8.1%5.4%
NameNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents5.6%3.3%3.0%1.4%6.1%
Congregations8.1%2.7%2.7%2.7%24.3%
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: 3
Clay County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Clay County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

8.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

28.5%
Iowa:

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

15.7%
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 14$2,131
Streets and Highways 1$3,876$46,5120$0
Totals for Government 1$3,876$46,51214$2,131

Gillett Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($61.22)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($40.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($40.82)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($40.82)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($40.82)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($20.41)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($20.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($61.22)

Gillett Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($40.82)
    All Other: $2,000 ($40.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,000 ($20.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($81.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($81.63)
    General Support: $1,000 ($20.41)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($122.45)
    Total General Sales: $5,000 ($102.04)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($1224.49)

5.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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 Dickinson County, IA  0.83% ($41,544 average AGI)
from Buena Vista County, IA  0.48% ($36,212)
from O'Brien County, IA  0.41% ($27,429)


6.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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 Dickinson County, IA  0.93% ($41,563 average AGI)
to Palo Alto County, IA  0.33% ($32,696)
to Polk County, IA  0.33% ($39,435)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gillett Grove:

  • KICD (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gillett Grove:

  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KDWD (100.1 FM; EMMETSBURG, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLLT (104.9 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KICD-FM (107.7 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KOJI (90.7 FM; OKOBOJI, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KUQQ (102.1 FM; MILFORD, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KAYL-FM (101.7 FM; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Gillett Grove:

  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K55FL (Channel 55; SPENCER, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K47FZ (Channel 47; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
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