Littleport, Iowa

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Population in July 2007: 24.
Males: 11  (46.2%)
Females: 13  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  54.5 years
Iowa median age:  36.6 years

Zip code: 52044

Estimated median household income in 2015: $33,538 (it was $23,125 in 2000)
Littleport:

$33,538
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $25,662 (it was $16,237 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $51,233 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Littleport:

$51,233
IA:

$136,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $151,615; Detached houses: $155,581; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,053; In 2-unit structures: $152,915; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $238,931; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $362,395; Mobile homes: $25,005
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Littleport: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (50.0%), Danish (7.7%), English (7.7%), Swiss (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/21/1907

Elevation: 708 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 72 people per square mile   (very low).

Littleport, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Littleport:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Littleport city:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 73.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

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

Littleport city:  0.6% ($200)
Iowa:  1.3% ($1,077)

Littleport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (38.8 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (102.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (199.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elkport, IA (2.2 miles) , Garber, IA (2.3 miles) , Elkader, IA (2.7 miles ), Edgewood, IA (2.8 miles ), Volga, IA (3.1 miles ), Strawberry Point, IA (3.2 miles ), Garnavillo, IA (3.2 miles ), Osterdock, IA (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 42.75 N, Longitude: 91.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 563

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Littleport, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Littleport-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Littleport city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Littleport-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 86% 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 349.2 miles away from the city 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 155.1 miles away from Littleport 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 327.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 307.0 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 380.0 miles away from Littleport center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 348.8 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 Clayton County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 22, Storms: 18, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Littleport:

  • ELKADER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ELKADER, IA)
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; ELKADER, IA)
  • CLAYTON COUNTY VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ELKADER, IA)
  • EDGEWOOD CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; EDGEWOOD, IA)
  • LUTHERAN HOME FOR THE AGED (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; STRAWBERRY POINT, IA)
  • STRAWBERRY POINT LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; STRAWBERRY POINT, IA)
  • G AND G LIVING-WESTSIDE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GARNAVILLO, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Littleport:

  • Upper Iowa University (about 23 miles; Fayette, IA; Full-time enrollment: 5,275)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 39 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 45 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)
  • Luther College (about 45 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 54 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 58 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 61 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)

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Notable locations in Littleport: Littleport First Responders (A), Littleport Fire Department (B), Littleport Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Honey Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clayton 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 48.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.89
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Iowa:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.2%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  4.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

15.8%
Whole state:

9.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

10.5%
Whole state:

3.8%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Iowa average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Littleport city (based on Clayton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,65624
Catholic4,3518
Evangelical Protestant1,17415
Other2503
None5,698-
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: 6
Clayton County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Clayton County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

13.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clayton County:

28.4%
Iowa:

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

15.5%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
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 1$27
Totals for Government 0$0 1$27

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $134,000 ($5583.33)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($333.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($83.33)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($41.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($41.67)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($83.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $102,000 ($4250.00)
    Highways: $2,000 ($83.33)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($166.67)
    Total General Sales: $2,000 ($83.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $28,000 ($1166.67)

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
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 Crawford County, WI  0.44% ($35,742 average AGI)
from Delaware County, IA  0.41% ($29,517)
from Fayette County, IA  0.38% ($94,889)


5.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
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 Delaware County, IA  0.61% ($43,727 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.42% ($22,367)
to Crawford County, WI  0.39% ($33,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Littleport:

  • KADR (1400 AM; 1 kW; ELKADER, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPRE (980 AM; 1 kW; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Littleport:

  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCTN (100.1 FM; GARNAVILLO, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KMCH (94.7 FM; MANCHESTER, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KDST (99.3 FM; DYERSVILLE, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Littleport:

  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • 1,100Total average daily traffic
  • 1,100Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)

Littleport compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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