Kellerton, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 311 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.4%
 
Males: 171  (55.0%)
Females: 140  (45.0%)
Median resident age:  32.7 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 50133.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $37,631 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Kellerton:

$37,631
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $18,494 (it was $11,442 in 2000)

Kellerton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $38,660 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Kellerton:

$38,660
IA:

$136,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $57,322; Detached houses: $64,530; Mobile homes: $20,315

Median gross rent in 2015: $455.

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  • Races in Kellerton, IA (2010)

    Kellerton races chart
    • 30295.9%White alone
    • 72.2%Hispanic
    • 41.3%Two or more races
    • 20.6%American Indian alone

Races in Kellerton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kellerton: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (20.7%), German (12.9%), English (7.8%), Dutch (3.4%), French (3.4%), Irish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/3/1881

Elevation: 1204 feet

Land area: 0.67 square miles.

Population density: 468 people per square mile   (low).

Kellerton,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Kellerton:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kellerton city:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 14.6%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kellerton, Iowa as of October 22, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Kellerton to the number of sex offenders is 313 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $714 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $707 (2.7%)

Kellerton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (64.9 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (109.3 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (340.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Beaconsfield, IA (2.6 miles) , Lamoni, IA (2.9 miles ), Grand River, IA (3.0 miles ), Ellston, IA (3.1 miles) , Sun Valley Lake, IA (3.1 miles) , Mount Ayr, IA (3.1 miles ), Decatur City, IA (3.4 miles) , Tingley, IA (3.5 miles) .

Latitude: 40.71 N, Longitude: 94.05 W

Area code: 641

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

2.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +58 (+18.5%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Construction (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Kellerton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kellerton, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kellerton-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Kellerton city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 tornado 11.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kellerton-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% 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 363.7 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 352.8 miles away from Kellerton 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 345.0 miles away from the city center
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 78.8 miles away from the city 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 366.5 miles away from Kellerton 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 384.5 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 Ringgold County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kellerton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kellerton:

  • LAMONI NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LAMONI, IA)
  • RINGGOLD COUNTY HOSPITAL DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • RINGGOLD COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • MOUNT AYR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • RINGGOLD COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • CLEARVIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • SOUTH CENTRAL HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; LEON, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kellerton:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 51 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Drake University (about 66 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 73 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 77 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Truman State University (about 86 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Highland Community College (about 88 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 90 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)

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Notable location: Kellerton First Response Team (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Kellerton include: Methodist Church (A), Christian Church (B), Assembly of God Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Ringgold County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 14.7%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Kellerton (2011 data):

  • Great Western Bank: Kellerton Branch at 201 Main Street, branch established on 1984/08/14. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.3
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kellerton city (based on Ringgold County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,18715
Evangelical Protestant7239
Other1581
Catholic1031
None1,960-
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: 2
Ringgold County:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

13.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

17.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Ringgold County:

27.1%
Iowa:

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

18.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.3%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.6%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Kellerton:

29.3
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.9%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kellerton:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kellerton:

35.0%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Kellerton:

54.7%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Kellerton:

74.8%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kellerton, 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 7$2,152
Sewerage 0$0 1$632
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$528
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,020
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$130
Totals for Government 0$0 12$4,462

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $62,000 ($199.36)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($99.68)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($35.37)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($22.51)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($16.08)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($12.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($9.65)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($6.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($3.22)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($3.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($28.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $25,000 ($80.39)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $27,000 ($86.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($9.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($9.65)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($3.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($192.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $30,000 ($96.46)
    General Support: $5,000 ($16.08)
  • Tax - Property: $28,000 ($90.03)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($9.65)

Kellerton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $218,000 ($700.96)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $208,000 ($668.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($32.15)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $165,000 ($530.55)

4.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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 Decatur County, IA  0.57% ($19,500 average AGI)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,167 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
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 Union County, IA  0.96% ($17,824 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.90% ($28,688)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kellerton:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kellerton:

  • KIIC (97.9 FM; LAMONI, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Kellerton fatal accident list:

Aug 1, 1991 10:50 AM, 2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 26, 1980 08:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 250Total average daily traffic
  • 484Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Kellerton)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MOUNT AYR, 9 Miles North Northeast Of (Lat: 40.584250 Lon: -94.111750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 123.4 m, Call Sign: WPOL547
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHz, 6585.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/24/2009, Expiration Date: 12/14/2019, Certifier: Steven R MartzRegistrant: Anr Pipeline Company, 5250 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-4572, Fax: (248) 205-4672, Email:
  • Kellerton, 1.24 Miles Nw Of Kellerton, Ia (Lat: 40.724000 Lon: -94.065667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQVI240
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/19/2015, Expiration Date: 02/19/2025, Certifier: Robert L MauerRegistrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kellerton and their reported violations in the past:

KELLERTON WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 315, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2006), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-19-2007)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Most common first names in Kellerton, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John979.2 years
William682.0 years
Harold676.3 years
Clifford484.5 years
Lloyd478.8 years
Grace490.2 years
Frank470.0 years
Raymond476.0 years
Charles385.6 years
Gene363.7 years
Most common last names in Kellerton, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Allen787.7 years
Greimann676.1 years
Newton678.1 years
Harris670.0 years
Smith678.8 years
Akers578.8 years
Fugate582.8 years
Powers570.8 years
Miller486.5 years
May478.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)

Kellerton compared to Iowa state average:

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