Grant, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 90 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.8%
 
Males: 36  (40.8%)
Females: 54  (59.2%)
Median resident age:  52.0 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50847, 50864.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,276 (it was $21,806 in 2000)
Grant:

$29,276
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,515 (it was $16,461 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $34,501 (it was $24,200 in 2000)
Grant:

$34,501
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $40,870; Detached houses: $40,870
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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grant: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.4%), Irish (11.8%), Swedish (9.4%), English (7.1%), French (3.5%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/27/1812

Elevation: 1140 feet

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 121 people per square mile   (very low).

Grant, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Grant:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grant city:

  • Never married: 10.3%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 17.9%
  • Divorced: 23.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Grant, Iowa as of March 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Grant to the number of sex offenders is 46 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.6%)

Grant satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (46.3 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (54.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (381.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elliott, IA (3.0 miles ), Griswold, IA (3.2 miles ), Carbon, IA (3.2 miles) , Cumberland, IA (3.3 miles ), Lewis, IA (3.5 miles ), Stanton, IA (3.6 miles ), Massena, IA (3.7 miles ), Villisca, IA (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 41.14 N, Longitude: 94.99 W

Area code: 712

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

4.4%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-17.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (50%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (74%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (32%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)

Average climate in Grant, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Grant-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Grant city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grant-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 230.4 miles away from Grant center
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 420.5 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 309.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 317.6 miles away from Grant center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grant topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Grant:

  • GRISWOLD CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GRISWOLD, IA)
  • STANTON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; STANTON, IA)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; RED OAK, IA)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; RED OAK, IA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - VILLISCA (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; VILLISCA, IA)
  • WEL HOME HEALTH OF RED OAK (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; RED OAK, IA)
  • RED OAK REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; RED OAK, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grant:

  • Iowa Western Community College (about 44 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; Full-time enrollment: 5,344)
  • Bellevue University (about 49 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Creighton University (about 51 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 52 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 53 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 54 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 55 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)

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

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

Cemeteries: Old East Cemetery (1), Grant Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Montgomery 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 72.0. This is about average.

City:

72.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.89
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.5%
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.9%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Grant compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (91%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grant city (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.50%
Here: 60.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents22.3%21.8%11.4%7.2%7.2%
Congregations25.8%9.7%6.5%3.2%9.7%
NameChristian and Missionary Alliance The Evangelical Covenant ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents5.1%4.7%4.5%3.8%12.0%
Congregations3.2%6.5%3.2%3.2%29.0%
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: 3
Montgomery County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Montgomery County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

27.8%
Iowa:

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

20.9%
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 1$331
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$205
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$124
Totals for Government 0$0 8$660

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($111.11)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $12,000 ($133.33)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($77.78)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($44.44)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($33.33)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($22.22)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($22.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($11.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($22.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($100.00)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($11.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($33.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($88.89)
    General Support: $1,000 ($11.11)
  • Tax - Property: $13,000 ($144.44)
    Total General Sales: $7,000 ($77.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $72,000 ($800.00)

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
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 Pottawattamie County, IA  0.56% ($32,391 average AGI)
from Page County, IA  0.54% ($26,818)
from Mills County, IA  0.39% ($28,125)


5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,829 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
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 Page County, IA  0.61% ($32,480 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.53% ($35,591)
to Pottawattamie County, IA  0.51% ($29,381)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grant:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grant:

  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSOM (96.5 FM; AUDUBON, IA; Owner: MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS L.C.)
  • KCSI (95.3 FM; RED OAK, IA; Owner: HAWKEYE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSWI (95.7 FM; ATLANTIC, IA; Owner: MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Grant:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Grant)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 107A, 6 Mi E And 4 Mi S Of (Lat: 41.087472 Lon: -94.870250), Overall height: 86.3 m, Call Sign: WPOR740
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/1999, Expiration Date: 03/18/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Mary Mcdermott
    Registrant: Pathnet, Inc., 1661 Gateway Blvd., Richardson, TX 75080, Phone: (972) 690-9933, Fax: (972) 231-0728, Email:
  • GRANT 107A, 6 Mi E 4 Mi S (Lat: 41.087500 Lon: -94.870250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 86.3 m, Call Sign: WPVZ656, Licensee ID: L00896575
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2012, Expiration Date: 09/20/2022, Certifier: Robert N Hedrick
    Registrant: Kn Telecommunications, Inc.
  • STATION, 6 Miles E And 4 Miles S Of (Lat: 41.087472 Lon: -94.870250), Overall height: 86.3 m, Call Sign: KAW33
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/1997, Expiration Date: 04/09/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/05/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (630) 691-3854

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WA0BEK, Licensee ID: L01258382
    Grant Date: 03/19/2007, Expiration Date: 04/29/2017, Certifier: Lynn R Shafer
    Registrant: Lynn R Shafer, Box 277, Grant, IA 50847

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