Montour, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 248 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.0%
 
Males: 129  (52.4%)
Females: 119  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  47.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50173.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,989 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Montour:

$54,989
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,740 (it was $16,786 in 2000)

Montour city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $57,478 (it was $38,800 in 2000)
Montour:

$57,478
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $60,839; Detached houses: $63,700; Mobile homes: $23,805

Median gross rent in 2013: $658.

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  • Races in Montour, IA (2010)

    Montour races chart
    • 23092.4%White alone
    • 93.6%American Indian alone
    • 83.2%Hispanic
    • 20.8%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Montour: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (22.4%), German (16.0%), Irish (14.7%), Czech (10.7%), English (8.3%), Norwegian (7.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/4/1883

Elevation: 854 feet

Land area: 0.45 square miles.

Population density: 548 people per square mile   (low).

Montour,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Montour:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montour city:

  • Never married: 12.5%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 20.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Montour, Iowa as of August 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Montour to the number of sex offenders is 49 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,022 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $622 (1.1%)

Montour satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (40.1 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (177.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (259.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Le Grand, IA (1.9 miles ), Toledo, IA (2.7 miles ), Tama, IA (2.7 miles ), Gilman, IA (2.8 miles ), Garwin, IA (2.9 miles ), Ferguson, IA (2.9 miles) , Green Mountain, IA (3.2 miles) , Marshalltown, IA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 41.98 N, Longitude: 92.72 W

Area code: 641

Montour household income distribution Montour home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-8.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (51%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (34%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Montour: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Montour, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Montour-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the Montour city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1986, a category F4 tornado 20.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montour-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 83% 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 352.9 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 335.3 miles away from Montour 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 200.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 304.3 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 373.6 miles away from Montour 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 380.3 miles away from the city 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 Tama County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Montour topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Montour:

  • CARRINGTON PLACE OF TOLEDO (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TOLEDO, IA)
  • SUNNY HILL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TAMA, IA)
  • TAMA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH AND HO (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; TOLEDO, IA)
  • GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)
  • GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)
  • MARSHALLTOWN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)
  • SOUTHRIDGE NURSING AND REHAB CEN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montour:

  • Hawkeye Community College (about 37 miles; Waterloo, IA; Full-time enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 40 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Iowa State University (about 49 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 50 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 55 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 55 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 65 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)

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Notable locations in Montour: Montour (A), Montour First Responders (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Montour: Living Faith United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 51.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.3%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Montour city (based on Tama County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,23322
Catholic2,6144
Evangelical Protestant72710
Other8-
None9,185-
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
Tama County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Tama County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Tama County:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Tama County:

28.1%
Iowa:

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

16.8%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.9%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.8%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.6%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.2%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

55.8%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.0%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Montour, 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 0$0 7$861
Water Supply 0$0 1$851
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,712

5.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
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 Marshall County, IA  1.05% ($27,556 average AGI)
from Black Hawk County, IA  0.64% ($33,295)
from Benton County, IA  0.39% ($38,333)


5.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,663 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
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 Marshall County, IA  1.17% ($32,148 average AGI)
to Black Hawk County, IA  0.87% ($57,233)
to Linn County, IA  0.41% ($25,143)

Strongest AM radio stations in Montour:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KFJB (1230 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDAO (1190 AM; 0 kW; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MTN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montour:

  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRTI (106.7 FM; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K205CZ (88.9 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KZAT-FM (95.5 FM; BELLE PLAINE, IA; Owner: CAMRORY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSKB (99.1 FM; BROOKLYN, IA; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCOB-FM (95.9 FM; NEWTON, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCRR (97.7 FM; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K218CE (91.5 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Montour:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KDAO-LP (Channel 45; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MTN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFPX (Channel 39; NEWTON, IA; Owner: PAXSON DES MOINES LICENSE, INC.)

Montour fatal accident list:

Aug 10, 1985 02:20 PM, E-49, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 1,677Total average daily traffic
  • 64Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,134Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Montour)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Corner Of Ogden St And Franklin St (Lat: 41.977778 Lon: -92.711694), Type: Tank, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 28.9 m, Call Sign: KAD482
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.487 MHzGrant Date: 02/14/2013, Expiration Date: 04/28/2023Registrant: Radio Communications Systems, 1657 Falls Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701, Phone: (319) 234-3511, Fax: (319) 233-8292, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC0BEE, Licensee ID: L00541185, Grant Date: 11/27/2007, Expiration Date: 11/27/2017, Certifier: Michael D Buchanan, Registrant: Tama Amateur Radio Society, 104 W Jacob St, Montour, IA 50173-0094
  • Call Sign: WD0GAT, Licensee ID: L00201440, Grant Date: 10/04/2011, Expiration Date: 11/12/2021, Certifier: Michael D Buchanan, Registrant: Michael D Buchanan, Montour, IA 50173

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Montour, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James373.4 years
John370.7 years
Mabel384.9 years
Roy366.0 years
Ruth376.3 years
Grace291.5 years
Fern263.9 years
Frank261.0 years
Donna250.0 years
Betty262.0 years
Most common last names in Montour, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Downs685.3 years
Ellis378.4 years
Hinegardner367.6 years
Avery382.6 years
Hanlin362.0 years
Buchanan376.7 years
Fisher378.0 years
Holmes396.0 years
Prusha379.4 years
Youngbear363.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Wood (4%)

Montour 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.
  • 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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