Kiron, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 285 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.4%
 
Males: 144  (50.6%)
Females: 141  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  46.6 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 51448.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,849 (it was $31,429 in 2000)
Kiron:

$44,849
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,870 (it was $16,061 in 2000)

Kiron city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,860 (it was $45,600 in 2000)
Kiron:

$55,860
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $55,893; Detached houses: $55,893

Median gross rent in 2012: $375.

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  • White alone - 233 (83.5%)
  • Hispanic - 45 (16.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kiron: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.6%), Swedish (8.8%), English (4.8%), United States (4.4%), Italian (4.1%), Norwegian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/22/1900

Elevation: 1341 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,396 people per square mile   (low).

Kiron,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Kiron:

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kiron city:

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

30 residents are foreign born

This city:  9.6%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kiron, Iowa as of April 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kiron to the number of sex offenders is 283 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $570 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $660 (1.1%)

Kiron satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (58.5 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (73.8 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (393.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Schleswig, IA (2.4 miles ), Deloit, IA (2.6 miles ), Odebolt, IA (3.0 miles ), Arthur, IA (3.1 miles ), Vail, IA (3.4 miles ), Denison, IA (3.5 miles ), Ida Grove, IA (3.6 miles ), Wall Lake, IA (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 42.20 N, Longitude: 95.33 W

Area code: 712

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

3.8%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-9.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)

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

Average climate in Kiron, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kiron-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the Kiron city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1954, a category F4 tornado 31.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kiron-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 76% 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 186.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 242.8 miles away from Kiron center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 248.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 115.3 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) earthquake occurred 108.7 miles away from Kiron center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 193.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crawford County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kiron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kiron:

  • ODEBOLT NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ODEBOLT, IA)
  • MOSAIC-SETTLERS (Hospital, about 12 miles away; DENISON, IA)
  • DENISON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DENISON, IA)
  • MORNINGSIDE REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; IDA GROVE, IA)
  • CRAWFORD COUNTY HOME HEALTH HO (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; DENISON, IA)
  • EVENTIDE LUTHERAN HOME FOR THE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DENISON, IA)
  • TWILIGHT ACRES (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WALL LAKE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kiron:

  • Buena Vista University (about 32 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 56 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 62 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 69 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 70 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • Creighton University (about 72 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 74 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)

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

Churches in Kiron include: Saint Johns Lutheran Church (A), Kiron Baptist Church (B), Bethel Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Crawford 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 Kiron that have no violations reported:

  • KIRON WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 279, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.5%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 93.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 91.2% for other race 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:  63.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kiron compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Kiron (2011 data):

  • United Bank of Iowa: Kiron Branch at Grove And Prairie Streets, branch established on 1980/10/20. Info updated 2011/01/04: Bank assets: $1,153.6 mil, Deposits: $906.0 mil, headquarters in Ida Grove, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Ida Grove Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kiron city (based on Crawford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.65%
Here: 72.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of Christ
Adherents47.1%24.6%8.5%6.4%4.6%
Congregations30.0%15.0%10.0%10.0%5.0%
NameBaptist General ConferenceEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACommunity Church of ChristOther
Adherents2.9%1.4%1.2%1.1%2.2%
Congregations5.0%2.5%2.5%5.0%15.0%
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: 5
Crawford County:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Crawford County:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Crawford County:

28.6%
Iowa:

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

21.8%
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 0$0 7$1,132
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$600
Water Supply 0$0 1$543
Totals for Government 0$0 9$2,275

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

  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $57,000 ($200.00)
    Health Services - Other: $43,000 ($150.88)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($52.63)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($35.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($31.58)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($28.07)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($24.56)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($21.05)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($7.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($7.02)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($7.02)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($3.51)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $38,000 ($133.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($24.56)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($70.18)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($59.65)
    All Other: $7,000 ($24.56)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $16,000 ($56.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.51)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($3.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($91.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $45,000 ($157.89)
    Highways: $22,000 ($77.19)
    General Support: $5,000 ($17.54)
  • Tax - Property: $43,000 ($150.88)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.51)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $121,000 ($424.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $120,000 ($421.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($3.51)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $159,000 ($557.89)

5.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
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 Polk County, IA  0.38% ($22,840 average AGI)
from Buena Vista County, IA  0.35% ($27,478)
from Carroll County, IA  0.31% ($32,650)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,896 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 Carroll County, IA  0.58% ($41,553 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.58% ($24,263)
to Douglas County, NE  0.41% ($23,185)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kiron:

  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KDSN (1530 AM; 1 kW; DENISON, IA)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KCIM (1380 AM; 1 kW; CARROLL, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kiron:

  • KKIA (92.9 FM; IDA GROVE, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDSN-FM (107.1 FM; DENISON, IA; Owner: M & J RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Kiron:

  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&GO-145C SER (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 15309 , Serial Number: 28-7325034, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 10/23/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Brian A Lundell, 6583 310th St, Kiron, IA 51448

Most common first names in Kiron, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John977.1 years
Elmer581.8 years
Margaret586.4 years
George481.0 years
Fred475.7 years
Donald477.3 years
Anna394.0 years
Emma387.6 years
Jubel385.3 years
Carl384.4 years
Most common last names in Kiron, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Larson1683.0 years
Johnson1081.6 years
Anderson980.0 years
Gronau980.0 years
Baker982.7 years
Gustafson979.8 years
Winquist784.0 years
Carlson778.1 years
Schultz779.9 years
Lindstrom678.0 years

Kiron on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest earthquake activity"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Service occupations:"
  • #63 (51448) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries"
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