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Population in 2012: 15 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.4%
Males: (38.5%)
Females: 10  (61.5%)

Median resident age:  56.3 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 50264

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,188 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Le Roy:

$42,188
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,314

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $10,267 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Le Roy:

$10,267
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $27,828; Detached houses: $32,466; Mobile homes: $16,233

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  • White alone - 14 (93.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (6.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Le Roy: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (100.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/6/1904

Elevation: 1110 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 46 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Le Roy:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Le Roy city:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 100.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (49.4 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (128.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (314.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Garden Grove, IA (1.9 miles ), Humeston, IA (2.3 miles ), Weldon, IA (2.7 miles) , Derby, IA (2.8 miles) , Woodburn, IA (3.0 miles ), Van Wert, IA (3.2 miles ), Leon, IA (3.5 miles ), Lucas, IA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.88 N, Longitude: 93.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 641

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-61.8%).



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Tornado activity:

Le Roy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Le Roy city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 tornado 22.4 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Le Roy-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 75.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Decatur County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Le Roy:

  • LEON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LEON, IA)
  • DECATUR COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH AND HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LEON, IA)
  • DECATUR COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; LEON, IA)

Amtrak station near Le Roy:

  • 15 miles: OSCEOLA (MAIN & E. CLAY STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Le Roy:

  • Drake University (about 51 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,382)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 61 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 64 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • Truman State University (about 72 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,595)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 77 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,793)
  • Iowa State University (about 80 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 100 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,088)

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Decatur 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: 100.0%

Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  37.5%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  25.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 12.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Le Roy compared to Iowa state average:

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


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Religion statistics for Le Roy city (based on Decatur County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.50%
Here38.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCommunity Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents29.3%19.2%12.0%8.0%7.5%
Congregations14.7%23.5%5.9%5.9%2.9%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents5.3%3.8%3.2%3.1%8.6%
Congregations11.8%2.9%11.8%5.9%14.7%
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: 2
This county:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Decatur County:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.0%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Decatur County:

12.7%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$60
Totals for Government 0$0 1$60


8.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
Iowa average:

6.30%

1.97% of residents moved from foreign countries ($324 average AGI)
Decatur County:

1.97%
Iowa average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clarke County, IA  0.80% ($25,500 average AGI)
from Polk County, IA  0.66% ($30,944)
from Wayne County, IA  0.36% ($21,600)


7.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
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 Clarke County, IA  1.18% ($28,906 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.63% ($36,941)
to Jackson County, MO  0.40% ($15,727)

Strongest AM radio stations in Le Roy:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Le Roy:

  • KIIC (97.9 FM; LAMONI, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KELR-FM (105.3 FM; CHARITON, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)

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