Greenville, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 74 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.4%
 
Males: 34  (46.2%)
Females: 40  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  42.1 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 51343

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,518 (it was $29,531 in 2000)
Greenville:

$42,518
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,393 (it was $22,217 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $40,440 (it was $25,600 in 2000)
Greenville:

$40,440
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $43,805; Detached houses: $43,851

Median gross rent in 2016: $465.

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    • 7194.7%White alone
    • 22.7%American Indian alone
    • 22.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Greenville: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.7%), American (11.4%), Dutch (8.6%), Irish (5.7%), Norwegian (5.7%), Scottish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/30/1916

Elevation: 1390 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 404 people per square mile   (low).

Greenville, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Greenville:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greenville city:

  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 1.2%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Greenville, Iowa as of December 10, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Greenville to the number of sex offenders is 93 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $463 (4.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $284 (2.4%)

Greenville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (72.9 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (129.3 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (389.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rossie, IA (1.5 miles) , Gillett Grove, IA (2.3 miles) , Royal, IA (2.8 miles ), Webb, IA (2.9 miles) , Sioux Rapids, IA (2.9 miles ), Spencer, IA (3.0 miles ), Linn Grove, IA (3.1 miles ), Dickens, IA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 43.02 N, Longitude: 95.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 712

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

3.0%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+10.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Average climate in Greenville, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Greenville-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Greenville 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 7.8 miles away from the city center caused $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greenville-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 188.8 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 229.0 miles away from Greenville 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 190.8 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 192.4 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 175.6 miles away from Greenville center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 126.6 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 (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Greenville topographic map

Birthplace of: Arlo L. Olson - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Merlyn Hans Dethlefsen - Air Force Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Greenville: Arlo L. Olson, Merlyn Hans Dethlefsen.

Hospitals and medical centers near Greenville:

  • SIOUX CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA)
  • LONGHOUSE-NORTHSHIRE, LTD (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SPENCER, IA)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SPENCER, IA)
  • SPENCER MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SPENCER, IA)
  • RUTHVEN COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; RUTHVEN, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greenville:

  • Buena Vista University (about 27 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 31 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 61 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 72 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 91 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 92 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 98 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)

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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 2013 was 59.4. This is better than average.

City:

59.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.10
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.3%
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.0%
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:

6.3
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Greenville city (based on Clay County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,97619
Evangelical Protestant3,07913
Catholic2,4852
Other3302
None4,797-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.1%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Greenville:

36.1%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

35.8%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.4%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Greenville:

42.8%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Greenville:

48.0%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Greenville:

75.4%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Greenville, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 4$140
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$66
Totals for Government 0$0 16$206

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 Greenville:

  • 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.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greenville:

  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • 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)
  • KOJI (90.7 FM; OKOBOJI, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KDWD (100.1 FM; EMMETSBURG, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • 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)
  • KBVU-FM (97.5 FM; ALTA, IA; Owner: BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY)
  • KJIA (88.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC)

TV broadcast stations around Greenville:

  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K55FL (Channel 55; SPENCER, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K47FZ (Channel 47; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 20Total average daily traffic
  • 20Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Richard D Hofmann, 2175 440 Street, Greenville Ia 51343 (Lat: 43.009889 Lon: -95.158361), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 7128342211, Rwhite@ecertek.Net, 216 NORTH MAIN STREET
  • Richard D Hofmann, 2175 440 Street, Greenville Ia 51343 (Lat: 43.009889 Lon: -95.158361), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 7128342211, Rwhite@ecertek.Net, 216 NORTH MAIN STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi E 1/2 Mi N From Jct M50 & 53 (Lat: 43.016639 Lon: -95.078056), Call Sign: KNET412
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.365 MHzGrant Date: 01/28/1998, Expiration Date: 02/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2003Registrant: Stumbo, Barry:schomaker, Arlan Dba Double S Farms, 4335 260th Ave, Greenville, IA 51343

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Rossie Tower, 2175 440 Street, Greenville Ia 51343 (Lat: 43.009889 Lon: -95.158361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQUD807
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/11/2014, Expiration Date: 06/11/2024, Certifier: Fred C GibsonRegistrant: Intelpath, 16 W 575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • Greenville Elevator, Lat: 43.016417 Lon: -95.147833, Type: Silo, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQWM207
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/30/2015, Expiration Date: 09/30/2025, Certifier: Josh D NelsonRegistrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Road, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5588W , Serial Number: 28-725, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/1962
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kell R Steffen, 2370 450th St, Greenville, IA 51343, Other Owners: Rosemary D Steffen
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6688M , Serial Number: 108-4688, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Kyle A Stoutenborough, 4390 225th Ave, Greenville, IA 51343
  • Aircraft: UNIVERSAL STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 855F , Serial Number: 108-1519, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Mark S Erickson, 2455 430th St, Greenville, IA 51343
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9259K , Serial Number: 1082259, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): Mark S Erickson, 2455 430th St, Greenville, IA 51343

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (95%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

Greenville compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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