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Population in 2012: 118 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.8%
 

Males: 56  (47.9%)
Females: 62  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  44.0 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 51552

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,061 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Marne:

$56,061
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,024

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,584 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Marne:

$83,584
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $84,722; Detached houses: $84,722

Median gross rent in 2012: $825.

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  • White alone - 119 (99.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marne: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (50.0%), Danish (15.3%), Irish (12.5%), United States (9.7%), English (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/10/1892

Elevation: 1260 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 206 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Marne:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marne city:

  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 74.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.5%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $700 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,200 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (41.2 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (48.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (385.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Walnut, IA (2.5 miles ), Atlantic, IA (2.5 miles ), Lewis, IA (3.2 miles ), Elk Horn, IA (3.2 miles ), Brayton, IA (3.4 miles) , Avoca, IA (3.4 miles ), Wiota, IA (3.5 miles) , Kimballton, IA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 41.45 N, Longitude: 95.11 W

Area code: 712

Marne household income distribution Marne home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.4%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (48%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)


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Tornado activity:

Marne-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 189% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Marne city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marne-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 60.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.8 miles away from Marne center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cass County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Marne:

  • HERITAGE HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ATLANTIC, IA)
  • ATLANTIC DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; ATLANTIC, IA)
  • ATLANTIC NURSING AND REHAB CENTE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ATLANTIC, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Marne, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marne:

  • Iowa Western Community College (about 38 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,574)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 45 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 7,095)
  • Creighton University (about 46 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 6,479)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 46 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • Bellevue University (about 47 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 3,237)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 49 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 9,853)
  • Drake University (about 77 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)

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Notable locations in Marne: Marne City Fire Station (A), Marne Town Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.1%

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Marne, IA

Marne compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Marne travel time to work - commute


Marne mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (94%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Marne city (based on Cass County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.16%
Here73.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of Christ
Adherents23.2%17.2%14.1%9.9%9.2%
Congregations26.8%12.2%7.3%4.9%12.2%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents7.4%7.1%3.6%1.9%6.3%
Congregations9.8%2.4%2.4%2.4%19.5%
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: 7
Here:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.55 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cass County:

9.0%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.7%
State:

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

18.7%
Iowa:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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 7$518
Totals for Government 0$0 7$518

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($110.17)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,000 ($93.22)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($84.75)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($50.85)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($25.42)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($16.95)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($16.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($8.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($33.90)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($16.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($42.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($33.90)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($42.37)
    Rents: $1,000 ($8.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($93.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($101.69)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($135.59)
    Total General Sales: $11,000 ($93.22)

Marne government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $74,000 ($627.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $72,000 ($610.17)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($16.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $45,000 ($381.36)

5.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pottawattamie County, IA  0.69% ($29,162 average AGI)
from Audubon County, IA  0.45% ($24,583)
from Polk County, IA  0.37% ($38,400)


5.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,029 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Polk County, IA  0.63% ($32,853 average AGI)
to Pottawattamie County, IA  0.47% ($37,320)
to Douglas County, NE  0.37% ($29,850)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marne:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJAN (1220 AM; 0 kW; ATLANTIC, IA; Owner: WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marne:

  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSOM (96.5 FM; AUDUBON, IA; Owner: MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS L.C.)
  • KSWI (95.7 FM; ATLANTIC, IA; Owner: MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KNOD (105.3 FM; HARLAN, IA; Owner: WIRELESS BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Marne:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Marne fatal accident list:

May 31, 1990 06:15 PM, 83, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Peter M Connolly, Exit 51; I-80, Cr M56. Nw Corner Of Exit (Lat: 41.499639 Lon: -95.120833), Type: 105.1, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE, NW SUITE 100
  • Peter M Connolly, Exit 51; I-80, Cr M56. Nw Corner Of Exit (Lat: 41.499639 Lon: -95.120833), Type: 105.1, Overall height: 100.5 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE, NW SUITE 100
  • Bruce Heyne, 570th Street & Boston Road (Lat: 41.489889 Lon: -95.102861), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 6783394277, Carol.King@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE MC: GA3B1REG
  • Bruce Heyne, 570th Street & Boston Road (Lat: 41.489889 Lon: -95.102861), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 6783394277, Carol.King@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE MC: GA3B1REG

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 350 N Jct Hwy 83 & Washington (Lat: 41.446944 Lon: -95.112500), Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WNST430, Licensee ID: L00044072
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/12/2000, Expiration Date: 07/16/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006
    Registrant: City Of Marne, City Hall, Marne, IA 51552, Phone: (712) 781-2278

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MARNE, Exit 51; I-80, Cr M56. Nw Corner Of Exit (Lat: 41.499639 Lon: -95.120833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 105.1 m, Call Sign: WPWQ272
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2013, Expiration Date: 01/03/2023, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:


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