Matlock, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 88 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.0%
 
Males: 46  (53.3%)
Females: 42  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 51201, 51244.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $68,632 (it was $36,750 in 2000)
Matlock:

$68,632
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,891 (it was $17,448 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $57,478 (it was $44,600 in 2000)
Matlock:

$57,478
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $154,440; Detached houses: $156,069; Townhouses or other attached units: $197,580; In 2-unit structures: $117,839; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $103,965; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $115,751; Mobile homes: $18,386

Median gross rent in 2013: $652.

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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Matlock: 83.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (54.1%), Dutch (15.3%), English (9.2%), French (6.1%), Irish (5.1%), United States (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/5/1897

Elevation: 1397 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 233 people per square mile   (very low).

Matlock, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Matlock:

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Matlock city:

  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

6 residents are foreign born (4.8% Asia, 2.4% Europe).

This city:

7.2%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $207 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $472 (0.9%)

Matlock satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (44.9 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (137.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (431.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Boyden, IA (2.2 miles ), Sheldon, IA (2.5 miles ), George, IA (2.8 miles ), Ashton, IA (2.9 miles ), Hull, IA (3.3 miles ), Hospers, IA (3.5 miles ), Archer, IA (3.6 miles) , Little Rock, IA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 43.24 N, Longitude: 95.93 W

Area code: 712

Matlock household income distribution Matlock home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.2%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-21.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (34%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (34%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (32%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Average climate in Matlock, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Matlock-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.8 miles away from the Matlock city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Matlock-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 167.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 186.2 miles away from Matlock center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 153.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 169.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 132.9 miles away from Matlock center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sioux County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Matlock topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Matlock:

  • ULTIMATE NURSING SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SHELDON, IA)
  • SANFORD SHELDON MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; SHELDON, IA)
  • VILLAGE NORTHWEST UNLIMITED (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SHELDON, IA)
  • PLEASANT ACRES CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HULL, IA)
  • OSCEOLA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; SIBLEY, IA)
  • COUNTRY VIEW MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SIBLEY, IA)
  • OSCEOLA COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVI (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; SIBLEY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Matlock:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 49 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • Buena Vista University (about 56 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 57 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 57 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • University of South Dakota (about 60 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 85 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • South Dakota State University (about 86 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

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Sioux 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 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Matlock compared to Iowa state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (70%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Matlock city (based on Sioux County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,31632
Evangelical Protestant12,98841
Catholic2,4716
Other1-
None4,928-
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: 9
Sioux County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Sioux County:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sioux County:

24.5%
Iowa:

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

15.0%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$51
Other Government Administration 0$0 14$4,027
Water Supply 0$0 2$3,215
Totals for Government 0$0 18$7,293

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($68.18)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($45.45)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($45.45)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($34.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($34.09)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($34.09)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($22.73)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($22.73)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($11.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($22.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($56.82)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($34.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,000 ($11.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($147.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($79.55)
    General Support: $1,000 ($11.36)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($113.64)
    Total General Sales: $5,000 ($56.82)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $76,000 ($863.64)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $76,000 ($863.64)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $46,000 ($522.73)

4.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,349 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
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 O'Brien County, IA  0.40% ($31,739 average AGI)
from Lyon County, IA  0.34% ($39,564)
from Plymouth County, IA  0.32% ($24,351)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($127,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Lyon County, IA  0.31% ($43,611 average AGI)
to Plymouth County, IA  0.30% ($38,400)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.30% ($64,086)

Strongest AM radio stations in Matlock:

  • KIWA (1550 AM; 1 kW; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Matlock:

  • KIWA-FM (105.3 FM; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KIHK (106.9 FM; ROCK VALLEY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KITN (93.5 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Matlock:

  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • K33AB (Channel 33; SIBLEY, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • K15EB (Channel 15; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 70Total average daily traffic
  • 90Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1.25 Mi E 1/8 Mi S (Lat: 43.243028 Lon: -95.901417), Call Sign: KUV812
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.640 MHz, 155.790 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2004, Expiration Date: 02/06/2015
    Registrant: Iowa State Patrol Communications, 5912 2nd Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313, Phone: (515) 281-3175, Fax: (515) 281-6761, Email:
  • 1 Mi W 1 Mi S (Lat: 43.229972 Lon: -95.961417), Call Sign: KNEV890, Licensee ID: L00030197
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2003, Expiration Date: 02/03/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2013
    Registrant: Orval Uden, 2881 Kiwi Ave, Sheldon, IA 51201, Phone: (712) 738-2581
  • 1.75 Mi W 1.5 Mi S (Lat: 43.215250 Lon: -95.960028), Call Sign: WRQ521
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/2005, Expiration Date: 04/19/2015
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

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