For population 25 years and over in Lacona:
For population 15 years and over in Lacona city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,388 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (30.4 miles , pop. 198,682).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (136.8 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (298.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Milo, IA (2.7 miles ), Melcher-Dallas, IA (2.8 miles ), Williamson, IA (3.1 miles) , Lucas, IA (3.4 miles ), Sandyville, IA (3.5 miles) , Chariton, IA (3.6 miles ), Ackworth, IA (3.6 miles) , Pleasantville, IA (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.19 N, Longitude: 93.38 W
Area code: 641
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.6%).
Work and jobs in Lacona: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lacona, Iowa
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lacona-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 166% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the Lacona city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 6/18/1974, a category F4 tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lacona-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Warren County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dave Baker (baseball) - Baseball player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 17.6%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
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Banks with branches in Lacona (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Lacona (based on Warren County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.71%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,204 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,604 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Lacona fatal accident list:
Jan 3, 1980 01:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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