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Population in 2012: 88 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.0%
 

Males: 43  (49.2%)
Females: 45  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  44.2 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 51201, 51244.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $69,142 (it was $36,750 in 2000)
Matlock:

$69,142
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,489

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,810 (it was $44,600 in 2000)
Matlock:

$57,810
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $95,724; Detached houses: $93,517; Mobile homes: $125,523

Median gross rent in 2012: $629.

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Matlock: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (55.4%), English (10.8%), Dutch (8.1%), French (8.1%), Irish (8.1%), United States (2.7%).

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 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Matlock:

  • High school or higher: 75.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Matlock city:

  • Never married: 44.4%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

2 residents are foreign born (14.3% Asia, 7.1% North America).

This city:  7.1%
Iowa:  3.7%

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: $350 (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 July 2013:
Here:

3.5%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-21.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (38%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)


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Tornado activity:

Matlock-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 172% 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 significantly below Iowa state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from Matlock center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Matlock:

  • ULTIMATE NURSING SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SHELDON, IA)
  • SANFORD SHELDON MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 6 miles away; SHELDON, IA)
  • VILLAGE NORTHWEST UNLIMITED (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SHELDON, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Matlock:

  • Buena Vista University (about 56 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,241)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 57 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,536)
  • University of South Dakota (about 60 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 5,598)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 85 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • South Dakota State University (about 86 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 9,084)
  • Wayne State College (about 89 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 103 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)

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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 2012: 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 below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Matlock travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (78%)
  • Electricity (22%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 96.46%
Here96.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameReformed Church in AmericaChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaNetherlands Reformed Congregations
Adherents37.0%30.0%8.1%5.5%5.2%
Congregations28.4%23.9%7.5%9.0%3.0%
NameLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Protestant Reformed Churches in AmericaOther
Adherents4.5%1.9%1.8%1.6%4.4%
Congregations6.0%4.5%6.0%1.5%10.4%
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: 9
Here:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

6.7%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.5%
State:

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

15.0%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$20
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,578
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,260
Totals for Government 0$0 9$2,858

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)

4.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
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 O'Brien County, IA  0.37% ($29,225 average AGI)
from Plymouth County, IA  0.31% ($29,824)
from Lyon County, IA  0.26% ($47,500)


5.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.60% ($39,939 average AGI)
to Plymouth County, IA  0.47% ($31,269)
to O'Brien County, IA  0.46% ($26,900)

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.)


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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