Lambs Grove, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 172 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -23.6%
Males: 79  (46.2%)
Females: 93  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  35.5 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 50208.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $67,863 (it was $56,000 in 2000)
Lambs Grove:

$67,863
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $30,464 (it was $20,923 in 2000)

Lambs Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $150,742 (it was $94,500 in 2000)
Lambs Grove:

$150,742
IA:

$136,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $163,010; Detached houses: $164,380

Median gross rent in 2015: $808.

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  • Races in Lambs Grove, IA (2010)

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    • 16595.9%White alone
    • 52.9%Hispanic
    • 21.2%Two or more races

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lambs Grove: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.2%), English (15.6%), Dutch (13.5%), American (5.2%), Irish (5.2%), French (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/29/1952

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,697 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lambs Grove:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lambs Grove city:

  • Never married: 15.3%
  • Now married: 67.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,865 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,084 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (29.1 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (155.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (278.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Newton, IA (1.3 miles ), Colfax, IA (3.0 miles ), Kellogg, IA (3.0 miles ), Reasnor, IA (3.0 miles) , Baxter, IA (3.1 miles ), Prairie City, IA (3.3 miles ), Mingo, IA (3.4 miles ), Monroe, IA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 93.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 641

Lambs Grove household income distribution Lambs Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -75 (-25.0%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Construction (2%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (20%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)
  • Legal occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Lambs Grove, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Lambs Grove-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Lambs Grove city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1974, a category F4 tornado 26.5 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:

Lambs Grove-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 82% 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 354.9 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 338.8 miles away from Lambs Grove center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 216.8 miles away from the city 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 366.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 311.8 miles away from Lambs Grove 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 380.9 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 Jasper County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Lambs Grove:

  • PROGRESS WEST (Hospital, about 1 miles away; NEWTON, IA)
  • ULTIMATE NURSING SERVICES OF IOWA INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; NEWTON, IA)
  • NEWTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; NEWTON, IA)
  • SKIFF MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; NEWTON, IA)
  • CAREAGE OF NEWTON (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEWTON, IA)
  • PROGRESS NORTH (Hospital, about 3 miles away; NEWTON, IA)
  • BAXTER HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BAXTER, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lambs Grove:

  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 28 miles; Ankeny, IA; Full-time enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 31 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Iowa State University (about 37 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 58 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 64 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 65 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 75 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)

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Jasper 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: 2.0%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Iowa average:

10.3

Lambs Grove travel time to work - commute Lambs Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lambs Grove city (based on Jasper County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,91630
Evangelical Protestant5,17329
Catholic2,4312
Other6073
None20,715-
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: 7
Jasper County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Jasper County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Jasper County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jasper County:

30.0%
Iowa:

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

14.2%
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 2$574
Totals for Government 0$0 2$574

Lambs Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($40.70)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($34.88)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($34.88)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($23.26)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($17.44)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($11.63)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $16,000 ($93.02)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($17.44)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($17.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($17.44)

Lambs Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,000 ($5.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($23.26)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($11.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($104.65)
    General Support: $2,000 ($11.63)
  • Tax - Property: $38,000 ($220.93)
    Total General Sales: $3,000 ($17.44)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($5.81)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $139,000 ($808.14)

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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  1.70% ($35,017 average AGI)
from Marion County, IA  0.37% ($32,904)
from Poweshiek County, IA  0.29% ($25,650)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
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 Polk County, IA  1.69% ($36,954 average AGI)
to Marion County, IA  0.31% ($43,909)
to Poweshiek County, IA  0.28% ($34,231)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lambs Grove:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCOB (1280 AM; 1 kW; NEWTON, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lambs Grove:

  • KCOB-FM (95.9 FM; NEWTON, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRTI (106.7 FM; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRLS (92.1 FM; KNOXVILLE, IA; Owner: M AND H BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lambs Grove:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KFPX (Channel 39; NEWTON, IA; Owner: PAXSON DES MOINES LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Lambs Grove compared to Iowa state average:

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