Kimballton, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 301 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.0%
 
Males: 150  (50.0%)
Females: 151  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 51543.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,317 (it was $32,188 in 2000)
Kimballton:

$34,317
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,262 (it was $13,514 in 2000)

Kimballton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $59,315 (it was $37,800 in 2000)
Kimballton:

$59,315
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $482.

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  • Races in Kimballton, IA (2010)

    Kimballton races chart
    • 31597.8%White alone
    • 30.9%Asian alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kimballton: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.5%), Danish (23.9%), Polish (8.8%), Irish (5.8%), English (5.5%), United States (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1290 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 396 people per square mile   (very low).

Kimballton,IA real estate house value index trend

Kimballton, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Kimballton:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kimballton city:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

13 residents are foreign born (3.8% Europe).

This city:

3.8%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kimballton, Iowa as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kimballton to the number of sex offenders is 303 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $514 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $691 (1.2%)

Kimballton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (48.4 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (54.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (381.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elk Horn, IA (1.6 miles ), Brayton, IA (3.1 miles) , Audubon, IA (3.1 miles ), Exira, IA (3.2 miles ), Kirkman, IA (3.5 miles) , Marne, IA (3.5 miles) , Walnut, IA (3.6 miles ), Harlan, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Latitude: 41.63 N, Longitude: 95.07 W

Area code: 712

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

4.7%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+18.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Kimballton, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kimballton-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Kimballton city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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 211.1 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 73.1 miles away from Kimballton center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 283.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 283.6 miles away from the city 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 439.3 miles away from Kimballton center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 140.7 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 Audubon County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kimballton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kimballton:

  • SALEM LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ELK HORN, IA)
  • AUDUBON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; AUDUBON, IA)
  • FRIENDSHIP HOME ASSOCIATION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; AUDUBON, IA)
  • AUDUBON COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; AUDUBON, IA)
  • EXIRA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EXIRA, IA)
  • MYRTUE MED CTR HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; HARLAN, IA)
  • ELM CREST RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HARLAN, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kimballton:

  • Iowa Western Community College (about 45 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; Full-time enrollment: 5,344)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 51 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • Creighton University (about 52 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 54 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Bellevue University (about 55 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 55 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • Buena Vista University (about 71 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)

Library in Kimballton:

  • KIMBALLTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,750; Location: 118 N MAIN; 8,580 books; 63 audio materials; 13 state licensed databases; 36 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Kimballton: Kimballton Library (A), General Store Museum (B), Kimballton Town Hall (C), Kimballton City Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Kimballton: Immanuel Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Kimballton: Little Mermaid Statue (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Audubon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

KIMBALLTON UTILITIES (Population served: 322, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In APR-01-1989, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-1989), St Civil Case referred to AG (2 times from SEP-26-1989 to SEP-26-1989), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from OCT-30-1989 to OCT-30-1989), St Admin Penalty assessed (OCT-30-1989)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.4%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.5%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Kimballton compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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.

Banks with branches in Kimballton (2011 data):

  • Landmands Bank: Main Street Branch at 100 N Main Street, branch established on 1980/10/01. Info updated 2009/06/09: Bank assets: $61.7 mil, Deposits: $54.7 mil, headquarters in Audubon, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Viking Corporation, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kimballton city (based on Audubon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,98711
Evangelical Protestant1,1906
Catholic6462
None1,296-
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
Audubon County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Audubon County:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

8.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Audubon County:

28.8%
Iowa:

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

12.9%
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
Other Government Administration 2$5,693$34,1585$408
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,224
Electric Power 1$1,420$17,0400$0
Totals for Government 3$7,113$28,4526$1,632

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $119,000 ($395.35)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($116.28)
    Sewerage: $31,000 ($102.99)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($99.67)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($89.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($59.80)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($53.16)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($23.26)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($16.61)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($13.29)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($6.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($3.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $63,000 ($209.30)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($69.77)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($16.61)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($66.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($23.26)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($6.64)
    Rents: $2,000 ($6.64)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $150,000 ($498.34)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($106.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $27,000 ($89.70)
    All Other: $6,000 ($19.93)
  • Tax - Property: $23,000 ($76.41)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.32)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $201,000 ($667.77)

4.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.43%
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 Cass County, IA  0.67% ($19,500 average AGI)
from Shelby County, IA  0.58% ($40,286)


6.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,453 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 Cass County, IA  1.11% ($18,630 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.82% ($35,550)
to Carroll County, IA  0.62% ($27,733)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kimballton:

  • 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.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kimballton:

  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNOD (105.3 FM; HARLAN, IA; Owner: WIRELESS BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KSOM (96.5 FM; AUDUBON, IA; Owner: MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS L.C.)
  • KSWI (95.7 FM; ATLANTIC, IA; Owner: MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Kimballton:

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

Kimballton fatal accident list:

Apr 29, 1992 07:15 AM, 44, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Bruce Heyne, 1469 Hwy 44 (Lat: 41.643250 Lon: -95.002333), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 6783394277, Carol.King@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE, MCGA3B1REG
  • Bruce A Heyne, 1469 Hwy 44 (Lat: 41.643250 Lon: -95.002333), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 6783394277, Carol.King@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE, MCGA3B1REG
  • Bruce Heyne, 1469 Hwy 44 (Lat: 41.643250 Lon: -95.002333), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 6783394277, Carol.King@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE, MC: GA3B1REG

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2144W , Serial Number: 28-7916331, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth Lee Hansen, 2409 Highway 44, Kimballton, IA 51543

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Kimballton, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anna1082.4 years
Hans780.8 years
Carl477.5 years
Arthur467.7 years
George471.5 years
Harry379.7 years
Edward368.0 years
Alfred376.0 years
Elmer381.7 years
Donald368.7 years
Most common last names in Kimballton, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Christensen1882.6 years
Petersen1881.2 years
Jensen1674.8 years
Hansen1478.2 years
Nielsen1287.6 years
Andersen971.8 years
Christoffers878.4 years
Larsen869.1 years
Mortensen884.6 years
Jorgensen776.0 years

Kimballton on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations:"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Radio, TV, and computer and software, and other electronic stores"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Special education teachers"
  • #1 (51543) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries"
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