Melcher-Dallas, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 1,247 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 
Males: 606  (48.6%)
Females: 641  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50062, 50163.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,729 (it was $36,207 in 2000)
Melcher-Dallas:

$53,729
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,474 (it was $15,600 in 2000)

Melcher-Dallas city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,165 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Melcher-Dallas:

$93,165
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $163,774; detached houses: $94,133; mobile homes: $797,491

Median gross rent in 2017: $569.

March 2019 cost of living index in Melcher-Dallas: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.5%
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  • Races in Melcher-Dallas, IA (2010)
    • 1,25097.0%White alone
    • 272.1%Hispanic
    • 80.6%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Black alone

Races in Melcher-Dallas detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Melcher-Dallas, Iowa as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Melcher-Dallas is 586 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (35.6%), English (14.8%), European (11.5%), Dutch (7.5%), American (5.8%), Irish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/26/1986

Elevation: 945 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 1,246 people per square mile   (low).

Melcher-Dallas, Iowa map

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,470 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,088 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (32.0 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (144.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (291.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lacona, IA (2.8 miles ),
Williamson, IA (3.1 miles),
Knoxville, IA (3.1 miles ),
Pleasantville, IA (3.4 miles ),
Milo, IA (3.4 miles ),
Sandyville, IA (3.5 miles),
Chariton, IA (3.9 miles ),
Marysville, IA (3.9 miles)

Latitude: 41.23 N, Longitude: 93.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 641

Distribution of median household income in Melcher-Dallas, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Melcher-Dallas, IA in 2017
Melcher-Dallas satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $161,100
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $211,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Melcher-Dallas, IA residents
Average permit cost in Melcher-Dallas, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.2%
Iowa:

2.8%
Most common industries in Melcher-Dallas, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Machinery (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (12.5%)
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.2%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.3%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
  • Machinery (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Melcher-Dallas, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)

Average climate in Melcher-Dallas, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Melcher-Dallas, Iowa average temperatures Melcher-Dallas, Iowa average precipitation Melcher-Dallas, Iowa humidity Melcher-Dallas, Iowa wind speed Melcher-Dallas, Iowa snowfall Melcher-Dallas, Iowa sunshine Melcher-Dallas, Iowa clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2016 was 44.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2016 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Melcher-Dallas-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Melcher-Dallas city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1974, a category F4 tornado 25.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Melcher-Dallas-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% 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 342.9 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 328.7 miles away from the 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 343.8 miles away from Melcher-Dallas 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 225.9 miles away from Melcher-Dallas 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 367.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 371.2 miles away from Melcher-Dallas 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 Marion County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Melcher-Dallas topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Melcher-Dallas:

  • WEST RIDGE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KNOXVILLE, IA)
  • KNOXVILLE HOSPITAL & CLINICS Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; KNOXVILLE, IA)
  • KNOXVILLE REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KNOXVILLE, IA)
  • QUALITY HOME CARE PROFESSIONAL (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; KNOXVILLE, IA)
  • GRACE HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; KNOXVILLE, IA)
  • PLEASANT CARE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PLEASANTVILLE, IA)
  • LUCAS COUNTY HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; CHARITON, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melcher-Dallas:

  • Drake University (about 34 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 39 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 46 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Iowa State University (about 60 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Truman State University (about 80 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • University of Iowa (about 94 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 95 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)

Public elementary/middle school in Melcher-Dallas:

See full list of schools located in Melcher-Dallas

Library in Melcher-Dallas:

  • MELCHER DALLAS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $17,761; Location: 10 NE CENTER ST; 7,737 books; 87 audio materials; 1,005 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 29 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Melcher-Dallas: Melcher (A), Melcher-Dallas Public Library (B), Melcher-Dallas City Hall (C), Melcher-Dallas Fire and Rescue Department (D), Melcher-Dallas Coal Mining and Heritage Museum (E), Melcher-Dallas Museum of Military History (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Melcher-Dallas include: Saint John Lutheran Church (A), Dallas Christian Church (B), New Hope United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.7%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Melcher-Dallas:

Marital status in Melcher-Dallas, IA
  • Never married: 14.8%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Melcher-Dallas:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Melcher-Dallas, IA (based on Marion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,74927
Evangelical Protestant5,53337
Catholic2,3683
Other3743
Orthodox401
None13,245-
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: 6
This county:

1.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Marion County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Marion County:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.8%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.3%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Melcher-Dallas:

54.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.0%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

33.1
Iowa:

28.6

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Melcher-Dallas:

28.3%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

53.3%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Melcher-Dallas:

50.7%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Melcher-Dallas:

71.6%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Melcher-Dallas, IA Residents
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 3$7,252$29,0080$0
Water Supply 1$3,337$40,0440$0
Sewerage 1$4,168$50,0160$0
Streets and Highways 1$7,128$85,5360$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,765$21,1800$0
Financial Administration 1$3,805$45,6600$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,138$37,6562$2,034
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 6$5,746
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$30,593$40,7918$7,780

Melcher-Dallas government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $760,000 ($609.46)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $194,000 ($155.57)
    Regular Highways: $176,000 ($141.14)
    Sewerage: $117,000 ($93.83)
    Police Protection: $87,000 ($69.77)
    Financial Administration: $41,000 ($32.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000 ($32.08)
    General Public Buildings: $38,000 ($30.47)
    Libraries: $27,000 ($21.65)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($8.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($7.22)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($6.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($4.81)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($3.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($37.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $209,000 ($167.60)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($23.26)

Melcher-Dallas government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $144,000 ($115.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $20,000 ($16.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $61,000 ($48.92)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $214,000 ($171.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $123,000 ($98.64)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • Tax - Property: $275,000 ($220.53)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $116,000 ($93.02)

Melcher-Dallas government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,755,000 ($1407.38)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,314,000 ($1053.73)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $935,000 ($749.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $494,000 ($396.15)

Melcher-Dallas government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,005,000 ($805.93)

5.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,510 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
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 Polk County, IA  0.96% ($49,042 average AGI)
from Mahaska County, IA  0.65% ($40,568)
from Jasper County, IA  0.52% ($58,123)


5.73% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,422 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Iowa average:

6.23%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Polk County, IA  1.46% ($50,692 average AGI)
to Mahaska County, IA  0.50% ($33,855)
to Jasper County, IA  0.42% ($40,327)

Strongest AM radio stations in Melcher-Dallas:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KNIA (1320 AM; 1 kW; KNOXVILLE, IA; Owner: M AND H BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXLQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; INDIANOLA, IA; Owner: WARREN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Melcher-Dallas:

  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KELR-FM (105.3 FM; CHARITON, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KRLS (92.1 FM; KNOXVILLE, IA; Owner: M AND H BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLBA-FM (96.7 FM; ALBIA, IA; Owner: H & H BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKSI (101.5 FM; EDDYVILLE, IA; Owner: O-TOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Melcher-Dallas:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Melcher-Dallas fatal accident list:

Jun 17, 2006 09:15 PM, A St, Lat: 41.222300, Lon: -93.241640, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 210ft / 63.9mTotal length
  • 6,370Total average daily traffic
  • 26Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,370Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Melcher-Dallas, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Melcher-Dallas, IA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Melcher-Dallas, IA
  • 85.2%Utility gas
  • 9.8%Electricity
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Melcher-Dallas, IA
  • 60.4%Utility gas
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 4.0%Other fuel


Melcher-Dallas 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 below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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