Manchester, Iowa

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2019: 4,986 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 
Males: 2,460  (49.4%)
Females: 2,526  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

44.2 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 52057.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,772 (it was $31,099 in 2000)
Manchester:

$52,772
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,314 (it was $18,811 in 2000)

Manchester city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $118,691 (it was $74,400 in 2000)
Manchester:

$118,691
IA:

$158,900

Median gross rent in 2019: $589.

March 2019 cost of living index in Manchester: 75.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.2%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 50,000 businesses already created their profiles!
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Manchester, IA (2010)
    • 5,02397.0%White alone
    • 480.9%Hispanic
    • 420.8%Two or more races
    • 300.6%Black alone
    • 200.4%Asian alone
    • 130.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Manchester, Iowa as of March 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Manchester is 256 to 1.


Crime rates in Manchester by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(80.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(62.1)
3
(61.5)
1
(19.2)
1
(19.3)
3
(58.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
1
(19.8)
4
(79.5)
2
(40.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.9)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(254.9)
22
(443.7)
19
(391.4)
28
(579.2)
17
(348.4)
25
(480.2)
15
(290.2)
10
(196.0)
13
(255.2)
16
(316.0)
4
(79.2)
15
(298.1)
8
(161.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(313.7)
10
(201.7)
22
(453.2)
17
(351.7)
15
(307.4)
13
(249.7)
14
(270.9)
18
(352.7)
16
(314.0)
29
(572.8)
32
(633.5)
26
(516.7)
17
(342.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
54
(1,059)
50
(1,008)
42
(865.3)
35
(724.0)
55
(1,127)
49
(941.2)
64
(1,238)
67
(1,313)
72
(1,413)
102
(2,015)
80
(1,584)
78
(1,550)
63
(1,271)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(39.2)
6
(121.0)
4
(82.4)
7
(144.8)
3
(61.5)
8
(153.7)
4
(77.4)
4
(78.4)
4
(78.5)
2
(39.5)
3
(59.4)
6
(119.2)
6
(121.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(19.6)
1
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.4)
1
(20.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.7)
1
(20.2)
City-Data.com crime index118.4217.4151.2230.7190.4178.8231.4169.7135.8208.8144.1236.9149.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Manchester, IA

Crime rate in Manchester detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Iowa average:

1.70
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Manchester, IA forum
Recent posts about Manchester, Iowa on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Manchester is mentioned 24 times on our forum:
Iowa Weather...Tornadoes? Help, information please!  (47 replies)
New job in Dyersville  (9 replies)
Expansion of beer breweries in Eastern Iowa  (3 replies)
How to find rental houses in DSM?  (14 replies)
Good town to raise a family near Dubuque?  (10 replies)
Waterloo Area  (8 replies)

Latest news from Manchester, IA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (51.5%), Irish (7.0%), American (5.8%), English (3.6%), Czech (2.3%), Luxembourger (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/19/1864

Elevation: 941 feet

Land area: 4.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,208 people per square mile   (low).

Manchester, Iowa map

17 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,928 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,821 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (36.4 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (112.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (198.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Delaware, IA (2.4 miles),
Masonville, IA (2.6 miles),
Delhi, IA (2.8 miles ),
Dundee, IA (2.8 miles),
Greeley, IA (3.0 miles ),
Ryan, IA (3.1 miles ),
Earlville, IA (3.1 miles ),
Edgewood, IA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 42.49 N, Longitude: 91.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,738 (+34.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,771 (70.1%)

Area code: 563

Distribution of median household income in Manchester, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Manchester, IA in 2019
Manchester satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $209,200
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2019: 9 buildings, average cost: $265,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Manchester, IA residents
Average permit cost in Manchester, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.3%
Iowa:

3.1%
Historical population in Manchester, IA
Historical housing units in Manchester, IA

Population change in the 1990s: +57 (+1.1%).
Most common industries in Manchester, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Social assistance (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.5%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Manchester, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Child care workers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Manchester, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Manchester, Iowa average temperatures Manchester, Iowa average precipitation Manchester, Iowa humidity Manchester, Iowa wind speed Manchester, Iowa snowfall Manchester, Iowa sunshine Manchester, Iowa clear and cloudy days

Manchester, Iowa environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 17.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

17.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.43. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.43
U.S.:

5.56

Tornado activity:

Manchester-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Manchester city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Manchester-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 107% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 336.3 miles away from Manchester 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 315.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 149.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 336.4 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) earthquake occurred 366.7 miles away from Manchester center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 155.7 miles away from Manchester 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 Delaware County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 8, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Manchester topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Manchester:

  • REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, 709 W MAIN)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (709 WEST MAIN STREET)
  • GOOD NEIGHBOR HOME (105 MCCARREN DRIVE)
  • TRI- STATE DIALYSIS - MANCHESTER (709 W. MAIN)
  • REGIONAL MEDICAL HOME CARE (712 WEST MAIN STREET BOX 359)

Airports located in Manchester:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manchester:

  • Upper Iowa University (about 31 miles; Fayette, IA; Full-time enrollment: 5,275)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 41 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 45 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 52 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 52 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 53 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)
  • University of Iowa (about 58 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)

Public high school in Manchester:

Public elementary/middle schools in Manchester:

See full list of schools located in Manchester

Library in Manchester:

  • MANCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $274,096; Location: 304 N FRANKLIN ST; 38,389 books; 2,282 audio materials; 2,732 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 100 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Manchester: Delaware County Fairgrounds (A), Manchester (B), Delaware County Sheriffs Office (C), Manchester Police Department (D), Manchester Public Library (E), Delaware County Courthouse (F), Manchester Fire Department and First Responders (G), Manchester City Hall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Manchester include: First Baptist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), Community Congregational Church (D), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (E), First Lutheran Church (F), Plymouth Brethren Gospel Hall (G), Our Saviour's Lutheran Church (H), New Life Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakland Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Manchester include: Beckman Sport Complex (1), Seibert Park (2), Denton Park (3), Central Park (4), Tirrill Park (5), Joseph J Baum Memorial Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Stagecoach Inn Museum (1363 Candle Road).

Hotels: Days Inn (1220 West Marion Street), Super 8 Motel of Manchester (1020 West Main Street), East Inn (948 East Main Street), Super 8 Manchester Ia (1020 West Main).

Courts: Juvenile Court Services (106 South Tama Street), Delaware County - Clerk Of District Court (Courthouse), Delaware County - Community Life- Clerk Of District Court Of See Iowa State Of Co (204 East Main Street).

Birthplace of: Ray Zirkelbach - Iowa politician, Robert Gallery - 2005 NFL player (Oakland Raiders, born: Jul 26, 1980), Judge McCredie - Baseball player, Mike Haight - Football player, Mike Hawker - Politician.

Delaware County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Manchester and their reported violations in the past:

MANCHESTER LIVESTOCK AUCTION (Population served: 123, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2007), St Formal NOV issued (APR-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2007)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2008)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between APR-2006 and MAY-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-23-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2006)
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
  • 15 regular monitoring violations
TWIN BRIDGES PARK - DELAWARE C.C.B. (Address: 2379 JEFFERSON RD , Population served: 61, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2013)
PIN OAK PUB & LINKS (Address: 985 E MAIN , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TURTLE CREEK PARK - DELAWARE C.C.B. (Address: 2379 JEFFERSON RD , Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2013)
MANCHESTER FISH HATCHERY (Address: 22693 205TH AVE , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.3%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Manchester in 2000:

  • 123 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Manchester (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: at 300 East Main Street, branch established on 1945/01/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $148.9 mil, Deposits: $130.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Delaware Service Company
  • Citizens State Bank: Peoples Manchester Branch at 1218 West Main Street, branch established on 1955/10/03. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $316.8 mil, Deposits: $266.0 mil, headquarters in Monticello, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Herky Hawk Financial Corp.,
  • Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank: at Main And Franklin Streets, branch established on 1925/07/20. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $336.5 mil, Deposits: $278.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Dunn Investment Co.
  • Community Savings Bank: Manchester Branch at 201 East Main Street, branch established on 1879/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $317.9 mil, Deposits: $255.5 mil, headquarters in Edgewood, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Community Financial Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Manchester:

Marital status in Manchester, IA
  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Manchester:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Iowa average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Manchester
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Manchester, IA (based on Delaware County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,4949
Mainline Protestant4,01616
Evangelical Protestant7555
Other1881
None5,311-
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: 4
Delaware County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

9.17 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.9%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Delaware County:

27.8%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Manchester:

51.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.6%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Manchester:

21.1%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Manchester:

9.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Manchester:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Manchester:

37.3%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Manchester:

57.8%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Manchester:

77.9%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Manchester, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$45,335$54,4020$0
Police - Other 7$24,924$42,7272$892
Streets and Highways 5$21,456$51,4940$0
Other Government Administration 4$21,523$64,5697$708
Local Libraries 4$14,070$42,2106$4,254
Sewerage 2$10,029$60,1740$0
Water Supply 2$10,795$64,7700$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,514$51,0840$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,871$58,4522$1,771
Totals for Government 37$161,517$52,38417$7,625

Manchester government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,115,000 ($223.63)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,285,000 ($257.72)
    Regular Highways: $767,000 ($153.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $638,000 ($127.96)
    Water Utilities: $616,000 ($123.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $543,000 ($108.90)
    Sewerage: $520,000 ($104.29)
    Libraries: $432,000 ($86.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $330,000 ($66.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $327,000 ($65.58)
    Financial Administration: $257,000 ($51.54)
    General - Other: $256,000 ($51.34)
    Air Transportation: $226,000 ($45.33)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($4.21)
    Health - Other: $15,000 ($3.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $244,000 ($48.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,260,000 ($453.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($5.42)

Manchester government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,082,000 ($217.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $289,000 ($57.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $98,000 ($19.66)
    Other: $69,000 ($13.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $29,000 ($5.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $306,000 ($61.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $440,000 ($88.25)
    Sale of Property: $102,000 ($20.46)
    Special Assessments: $88,000 ($17.65)
    Fines and Forfeits: $34,000 ($6.82)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($4.41)
    Rents: $21,000 ($4.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $784,000 ($157.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $643,000 ($128.96)
    Other: $303,000 ($60.77)
  • Tax - Property: $2,859,000 ($573.41)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $513,000 ($102.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $385,000 ($77.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $51,000 ($10.23)
    Other License: $30,000 ($6.02)

Manchester government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,859,000 ($2579.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,317,000 ($2269.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,542,000 ($309.27)

Manchester government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,314,000 ($664.66)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,070,000 ($214.60)

4.37% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Clayton County, IA  0.82% ($35,860 average AGI)
from Dubuque County, IA  0.65% ($41,422)
from Linn County, IA  0.60% ($50,476)
Businesses in Manchester, IA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1New Balance1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets4

Strongest AM radio stations in Manchester:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Manchester:

  • KMCH (94.7 FM; MANCHESTER, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KDST (99.3 FM; DYERSVILLE, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • KQMG-FM (95.3 FM; INDEPENDENCE, IA; Owner: KEENE OF IOWA, INC.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Manchester:

  • 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.)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
Manchester fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Manchester fatal accident list:

Sep 6, 2015 09:56 PM, Sr-13 N Franklin St, W Acers St, Lat: 42.495844, Lon: -91.457942, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 24, 2011 08:08 PM, N Brewer St, Main St, Lat: 42.484206, Lon: -91.454217, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 13, 1989 02:05 AM, 13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 29, 1986 08:15 PM, W. Acres, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 1986 07:02 PM, Hwy 13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 1, 1976 01:41 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 1, 1975 01:41 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 64Number of bridges
  • 751ft / 229mTotal length
  • 119,310Total average daily traffic
  • 18,029Total average daily truck traffic
  • 90,470Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Manchester, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 281970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Manchester, IA

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 33 took place in 2014, and the least - 1 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Manchester, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (38.8%), and Outside Fires (32.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Manchester, IA
    • 9438.8%Structure Fires
    • 7932.6%Outside Fires
    • 3916.1%Other
    • 3012.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Manchester, IA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Manchester, Iowa:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1020 W Main St, Manchester, Iowa 52057 , Phone: (563) 927-2533, Fax: (563) 927-5750
  • Boulders Inn and Suites, 1210 Commercial Ct, Manchester, Iowa 52057 , Phone: (563) 856-0011
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Manchester, Iowa
Most common first names in Manchester, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5275.6 years
William4976.9 years
Mary4581.0 years
Robert4269.1 years
Helen3778.7 years
Donald3671.6 years
George3381.4 years
Joseph3278.3 years
Walter3178.0 years
Harold2978.6 years
Most common last names in Manchester, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3179.2 years
Miller2479.9 years
Johnson2383.3 years
Robinson2082.6 years
Wilson2075.1 years
Cole1774.3 years
Brown1680.9 years
Lubben1480.0 years
Heiserman1473.1 years
Monaghan1277.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Manchester, IA
  • 94.5%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Manchester, IA
  • 67.0%Utility gas
  • 33.0%Electricity


Manchester compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Manchester on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
There are 20 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Mart E. Ward (8)
  • Jerry York (3)
  • Andrew M. Holverson (2)
  • Justin J. Turnis (2)
  • Jason Nolz (2)
  • Joshua Stephan Doyle (1)
  • David A. Cabalka (1)
  • Henderson Products, Inc. (1)
  • George Wall (1)
  • Jason Nicholas Nolz (1)

Total of 21 patent applications in 2008-2021.