Luxemburg, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 252 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.4%
 
Males: 122  (48.7%)
Females: 130  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  54.7 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 52065.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $50,207 (it was $35,833 in 2000)
Luxemburg:

$50,207
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $29,423 (it was $15,314 in 2000)

Luxemburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $105,744 (it was $81,700 in 2000)
Luxemburg:

$105,744
IA:

$136,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $112,403; Detached houses: $114,718

Median gross rent in 2015: $557.

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  • Races in Luxemburg, IA (2010)

    Luxemburg races chart
    • 23698.3%White alone
    • 41.7%Hispanic

Races in Luxemburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Luxemburg: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (82.3%), American (6.2%), Luxemburger (2.3%), Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/2/1912

Elevation: 1180 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 553 people per square mile   (low).

Luxemburg,IA real estate house value index trend

Luxemburg, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Luxemburg:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Luxemburg city:

  • Never married: 14.1%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.3%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,535 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,081 (1.0%)

Luxemburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (21.0 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (91.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (181.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Holy Cross, IA (2.0 miles ), New Vienna, IA (2.1 miles ), Colesburg, IA (2.6 miles ), Millville, IA (2.6 miles) , North Buena Vista, IA (2.8 miles) , Cassville, WI (3.0 miles ), Dyersville, IA (3.0 miles ), Bankston, IA (3.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $175,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.60 N, Longitude: 91.08 W

Area code: 563

Luxemburg household income distribution Luxemburg home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-4.3%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Utilities (2%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Information (7%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Transportation occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Luxemburg, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Luxemburg-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Luxemburg city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.8 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Luxemburg-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 332.6 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 137.0 miles away from Luxemburg 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 310.6 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 363.6 miles away from the city 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 332.2 miles away from Luxemburg center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 318.7 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 Dubuque County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Luxemburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Luxemburg:

  • GUTTENBERG CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GUTTENBERG, IA)
  • GUTTENBERG MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; GUTTENBERG, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Luxemburg:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 32 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 41 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 57 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 57 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Luther College (about 62 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 66 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Ashford University (about 69 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)

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Notable location: Luxemburg City Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Luxemburg: Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Holy Trinity Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Dubuque 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 51.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.98
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 7.9%
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Luxemburg (2011 data):

  • Fidelity Bank & Trust: Luxemburg Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1964/12/28. Info updated 2011/07/27: Bank assets: $560.1 mil, Deposits: $452.8 mil, headquarters in Dubuque, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Luxemburg city (based on Dubuque County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic49,91729
Mainline Protestant7,45724
Evangelical Protestant5,61330
Other9796
Orthodox701
Black Protestant-1
None29,617-
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: 11
Dubuque County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Dubuque County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Dubuque County:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 90
Here:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dubuque County:

27.3%
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 2$2,161
Sewerage 0$0 2$918
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,149
Totals for Government 0$0 6$4,228

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $102,000 ($404.76)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $28,000 ($111.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($43.65)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($23.81)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($15.87)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($7.94)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($7.94)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($7.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($3.97)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($39.68)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $79,000 ($313.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($39.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($63.49)
    Rents: $6,000 ($23.81)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($3.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($79.37)
    General Support: $7,000 ($27.78)
  • Tax - Property: $36,000 ($142.86)
    Total General Sales: $26,000 ($103.17)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $712,000 ($2825.40)

4.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,754 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Iowa average:

5.75%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Dubuque County:

0.04%
Iowa average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jo Daviess County, IL  0.29% ($36,083 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.21% ($30,359)
from Grant County, WI  0.20% ($36,365)


4.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.34%
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 Jo Daviess County, IL  0.29% ($40,701 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.24% ($33,607)
to Cook County, IL  0.20% ($18,827)

Strongest AM radio stations in Luxemburg:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDBQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Luxemburg:

  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KGRR (97.3 FM; EPWORTH, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KDST (99.3 FM; DYERSVILLE, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K239AB (95.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; DICKEYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K254AE (98.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KLYV (105.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KMCH (94.7 FM; MANCHESTER, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KCTN (100.1 FM; GARNAVILLO, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • K269EK (101.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)

TV broadcast stations around Luxemburg:

  • 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.)
  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)

Luxemburg fatal accident list:

Apr 14, 1981 02:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 20m66ftTotal length
  • 2,400Total average daily traffic
  • 348Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,813Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic


FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER 269C (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING HIO-360-D1A (190 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 503QD , Serial Number: 1170643, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 07/25/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Apache Helicopter Flight Service Ltd, Po Box 136, Luxemburg, IA 52056
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 269C (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 64 mph), Engine: LYCOMING HIO-360-D1A (190 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 58281 , Serial Number: 1180734, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 07/25/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Apache Helicopter Flight Service Ltd, Po Box 136, Luxemburg, IA 52056
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 269C (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 64 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 9650F , Serial Number: 110080
    Registrant (Corporation): Apache Helicopter Flight Service Ltd, Po Box 136, Luxemburg, IA 52056

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Luxemburg, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph476.7 years
Mary487.3 years
Edward373.0 years
John362.3 years
Clarence262.0 years
Elenora284.5 years
Anna286.0 years
Germaine284.0 years
Helen280.5 years
Catherine293.5 years
Most common last names in Luxemburg, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meyers1174.8 years
Gaul685.3 years
Steffen680.8 years
Bries581.0 years
Rausch573.0 years
Schieltz481.0 years
Deutmeyer365.0 years
Ramler363.6 years
Vonderhaar380.3 years
Wolter286.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (72%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Luxemburg compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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 college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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