Le Roy, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 14 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.7%
Males: (38.5%)
Females: (61.5%)
Median resident age:  56.3 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 50264

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,133 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Le Roy:

$44,133
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,096 (it was $14,560 in 2000)

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 2009: 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 (200.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/6/1904

Elevation: 1110 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (very low).

Le Roy, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Le Roy:

  • High school or higher: 100.4%
  • 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%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Le Roy city:  2.0% ($199)
Iowa:  1.3% ($1,077)

Le Roy satellite photo by USGS

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

Le Roy household income distribution Le Roy home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

Average climate in Le Roy, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Le Roy-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 69% 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 near Iowa state average. It is 80% 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 347.0 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 334.7 miles away from Le Roy 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 336.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 361.0 miles away from the city 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 369.2 miles away from Le Roy 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 103.9 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 Del Norte County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and 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 Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; LEON, IA)
  • SOUTH CENTRAL HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; LEON, IA)
  • WESTVIEW ACRES CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LEON, IA)
  • CLARKE COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; OSCEOLA, IA)
  • MOSAIC-MCLANE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; OSCEOLA, 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: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 58 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 64 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Truman State University (about 72 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 77 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Iowa State University (about 80 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 100 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.08
U.S.:

6.58
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 significantly 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Le Roy travel time to work - commute Le Roy mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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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%
Here: 38.5%
USA: 50.2%

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
Decatur County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Decatur County:

26.0%
Iowa:

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

12.7%
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 5$60
Totals for Government 0$0 5$60

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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