Maharishi Vedic City, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 1,300 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Males: 1,028  (79.1%)
Females: 272  (20.9%)
Median resident age:  28.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,648
Maharishi Vedic City:

$46,648
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,142

Maharishi Vedic City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $118,619
Maharishi Vedic City:

$118,619
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $153,653; Detached houses: $160,571; Townhouses or other attached units: $239,799; In 2-unit structures: $62,737; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $140,602; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $56,525; Mobile homes: $81,013; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $929

Median gross rent in 2016: $871.

  • Races in Maharishi Vedic City, IA (2010)

    Maharishi Vedic City races chart
    • 24193.1%White alone
    • 62.3%Black alone
    • 51.9%Hispanic
    • 41.5%Asian alone
    • 31.2%Two or more races

Races in Maharishi Vedic City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Maharishi Vedic City: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (2.4%), Lebanese (1.9%), English (1.9%), British (1.7%), Eastern European (1.7%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Maharishi Vedic City:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 64.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Maharishi Vedic City city:

  • Never married: 69.6%
  • Now married: 20.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.8%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

433 residents are foreign born

This city:

73.6%
Iowa:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,206 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,690 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (48.3 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (191.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (230.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fairfield, IA (1.9 miles ), Libertyville, IA (2.7 miles ), Packwood, IA (2.7 miles ), Richland, IA (3.0 miles ), Pleasant Plain, IA (3.1 miles) , Batavia, IA (3.1 miles ), Ollie, IA (3.4 miles ), Birmingham, IA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Latitude: 41.05 N, Longitude: 91.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 641

Maharishi Vedic City household income distribution Maharishi Vedic City home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (32%)
  • Community and social service occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Maharishi Vedic City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Maharishi Vedic City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Maharishi Vedic City city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Maharishi Vedic City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 83% 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 282.9 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 267.0 miles away from Maharishi Vedic 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 299.4 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 309.0 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 163.4 miles away from Maharishi Vedic 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 283.5 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 Jefferson County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Maharishi Vedic City:

  • NURSE IN THE HOUSE, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • SUNNY BROOK HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • NELSON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • SUNNY BROOK LIVING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, L.C. - FAIRFIELD (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Maharishi Vedic City:

  • Indian Hills Community College (about 21 miles; Ottumwa, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,034)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 47 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • University of Iowa (about 49 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 63 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Truman State University (about 68 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Western Illinois University (about 80 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 81 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)

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Jefferson 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 57.4. This is better than average.

City:

57.4
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.91
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.268. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.268
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.22
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 24.3%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.7 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  33.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported
12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Iowa average:

10.4

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Religion statistics for Maharishi Vedic City city (based on Jefferson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,81312
Evangelical Protestant1,71619
Catholic1,0201
Other7397
None10,555-
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: 3
Jefferson County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Jefferson County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

10.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.1%
Iowa:

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

11.0%
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 1$1,500
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,200
Sewerage 0$0 1$600
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,200
Totals for Government 0$0 4$4,500

6.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,501 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
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 Van Buren County, IA  0.44% ($34,000 average AGI)
from Henry County, IA  0.42% ($32,680)
from Wapello County, IA  0.42% ($25,960)


5.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
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 Wapello County, IA  0.54% ($25,281 average AGI)
to Van Buren County, IA  0.49% ($26,552)
to Henry County, IA  0.32% ($33,316)

Strongest AM radio stations in Maharishi Vedic City:

  • KMCD (1570 AM; 0 kW; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBIZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Maharishi Vedic City:

  • KIIK-FM (95.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEIDA GROUP, INC.)
  • KHOE (90.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD EDUCATIONAL RADIO STATION)
  • KRKN (104.3 FM; ELDON, IA; Owner: O-TOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOTM-FM (97.7 FM; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILJ-FM (105.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)
  • W272AL (102.3 FM; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KCII-FM (106.1 FM; WASHINGTON, IA; Owner: HOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWA (92.7 FM; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Maharishi Vedic City:

  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • K55GS (Channel 55; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K45EE (Channel 45; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K49DX (Channel 49; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K33AA (Channel 33; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K65GA (Channel 65; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K21EM (Channel 21; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K31ED (Channel 31; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FC (Channel 53; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58ER (Channel 58; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K51FJ (Channel 51; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K54AF (Channel 54; KEOSAUQUA, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K23CI (Channel 23; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K25DE (Channel 25; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K27CV (Channel 27; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K10OO (Channel 10; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: RICHARD P. JACKSON, JR.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 165Total average daily traffic
  • 7Total average daily truck traffic
  • 211Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Maharishi Vedic City compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Maharishi Vedic City on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
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