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Population in 2012: 244 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.3%
 

Males: 127  (52.0%)
Females: 117  (48.0%)

Median resident age:  38.3 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50136.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,798 (it was $31,354 in 2000)
Keswick:

$59,798
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,863

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,257 (it was $37,000 in 2000)
Keswick:

$67,257
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $60,805; Detached houses: $62,033; Mobile homes: $32,570

Median gross rent in 2012: $638.

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  • White alone - 240 (97.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Keswick: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.1%), English (17.6%), Irish (14.8%), United States (14.4%), Dutch (5.1%), French (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/5/1912

Elevation: 867 feet

Land area: 0.44 square miles.

Population density: 558 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Keswick:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Keswick city:

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.4%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Keswick, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Keswick to the number of sex offenders is 244 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $733 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $792 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (39.5 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (183.7 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (237.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Webster, IA (1.9 miles) , Thornburg, IA (2.2 miles) , What Cheer, IA (2.7 miles ), South English, IA (2.8 miles ), Gibson, IA (2.9 miles) , Sigourney, IA (2.9 miles ), Millersburg, IA (3.0 miles) , North English, IA (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 41.45 N, Longitude: 92.24 W

Area code: 319

Keswick household income distribution Keswick home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+4.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (64%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Legal support workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Keswick-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 180% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Keswick city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 tornado 21.9 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 Keokuk County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Keswick:

  • SIGOURNEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SIGOURNEY, IA)
  • MANOR HOUSE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SIGOURNEY, IA)
  • ENGLISH VALLEY NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NORTH ENGLISH, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Keswick, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Keswick:

  • Indian Hills Community College (about 30 miles; Ottumwa, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,272)
  • University of Iowa (about 40 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,313)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 44 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 9,715)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 68 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 71 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 74 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Drake University (about 74 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)

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  • The Keswick water tower is the town's most notable landmark.There is also a Keswick town sign that features an interesting rock. The mayor is picked at random. added by Corny

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

Churches in Keswick include: United Methodist Church (A), Our Lady of Lourdes Church (B), New Life Fellowship Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Keokuk 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 2012: 6.6%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.7%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.6%
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: 1.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Keswick, IA

Keswick compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Keswick (2011 data):

  • Keokuk County State Bank: Keswick Branch at 225 Irons Street, branch established on 1945/04/02. Info updated 2010/04/12: Bank assets: $97.6 mil, Deposits: $86.5 mil, headquarters in Sigourney, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Fountain View Bancorp., Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Keswick travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (81%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Wood (4%)

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Religion statistics for Keswick city (based on Keokuk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.70%
Here54.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Friends (Quakers)
Adherents36.7%29.4%13.2%7.5%5.1%
Congregations10.8%32.4%16.2%10.8%10.8%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the BrethrenLutheran ChurchChristian UnionOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.6%1.1%1.4%
Congregations5.4%2.7%2.7%2.7%5.4%
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: 4
Keokuk County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Keokuk County:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Keokuk County:

26.9%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
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 2$1,184
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,184

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $14,000 ($57.38)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($32.79)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($98.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($49.18)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($36.89)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($16.39)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($12.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($8.20)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($4.10)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($4.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($4.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($28.69)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($49.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($106.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000 ($98.36)
    General Support: $5,000 ($20.49)
  • Tax - Property: $17,000 ($69.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $192,000 ($786.89)

5.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
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 Washington County, IA  0.72% ($32,345 average AGI)
from Mahaska County, IA  0.69% ($32,357)
from Wapello County, IA  0.55% ($30,136)


6.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,127 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
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 Mahaska County, IA  0.81% ($30,303 average AGI)
to Wapello County, IA  0.71% ($23,724)
to Iowa County, IA  0.59% ($33,083)

Strongest AM radio stations in Keswick:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Keswick:

  • KSKB (99.1 FM; BROOKLYN, IA; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBOE-FM (104.9 FM; OSKALOOSA, IA; Owner: JOMAST CORPORATION)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)

TV broadcast stations around Keswick:

  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • 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)
  • K55GS (Channel 55; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Maciej Stypik, West City Limits And Iowa Hwy 22 (Lat: 41.453611 Lon: -92.247833), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.5 m
    Registrant: 3196672375, Jbrower@netins.Net, 502 BROADWAY STREET
  • Richard D Hofmann, West City Limits And Iowa Hwy 22 (Lat: 41.453611 Lon: -92.247833), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.5 m
    Registrant: 3196672375, Jbrower@netins.Net, 502 BROADWAY STREET

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA0CCF, Licensee ID: L00855136
    Grant Date: 04/28/2004, Expiration Date: 07/15/2014, Certifier: Milton K Campbell
    Registrant: Milton K Campbell, 10649 160th Ave, Keswick, IA 50136


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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Most common first names in Keswick, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Helen479.8 years
John474.2 years
Elsie494.0 years
Margaret479.5 years
James376.9 years
Clarence374.0 years
Betty366.3 years
Gladys388.4 years
Mildred382.0 years
Minnie392.0 years
Most common last names in Keswick, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moore880.9 years
Bender774.6 years
Axmear679.6 years
Shafranek669.0 years
Bair583.8 years
White581.2 years
Ackley487.2 years
Hall483.2 years
Collins477.0 years
Zimmerman466.7 years

Keswick on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and coal products"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Warehousing and storage"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Physicians and surgeons"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores"
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