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Population in 2012: 149 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 

Males: 70  (47.2%)
Females: 79  (52.8%)

Median resident age:  35.0 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 52313

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,865 (it was $39,250 in 2000)
Mount Auburn:

$39,865
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,475

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,556 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
Mount Auburn:

$59,556
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $59,063; Detached houses: $62,356; Mobile homes: $22,181

Median gross rent in 2012: $475.

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  • White alone - 146 (97.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Auburn: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (46.0%), Irish (12.9%), United States (8.1%), English (7.3%), Czech (5.6%), Danish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/19/1906

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 557 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mount Auburn:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Auburn city:

  • Never married: 11.1%
  • Now married: 72.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.9%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Mount Auburn, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mount Auburn to the number of sex offenders is 50 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $375 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $700 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (20.8 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (148.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (228.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Brandon, IA (2.5 miles ), La Porte City, IA (2.5 miles ), Vinton, IA (2.7 miles ), Garrison, IA (2.9 miles ), Urbana, IA (3.4 miles ), Dysart, IA (3.6 miles ), Gilbertville, IA (3.6 miles ), Washburn, IA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 42.26 N, Longitude: 92.09 W

Area code: 319

Mount Auburn household income distribution Mount Auburn home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+13.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Top executives (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Food processing workers (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)


Average climate in Mount Auburn, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Mount Auburn-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 206% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Mount Auburn city center killed one person and injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Benton County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: David Brown (Minnesota politician) - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Auburn:

  • MERCY DIALYSIS - VINTON (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; VINTON, IA)
  • LUTHERAN HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; VINTON, IA)
  • SUNNYCREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DYSART, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Mount Auburn, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Auburn:

  • Hawkeye Community College (about 17 miles; Waterloo, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,189)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 26 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 33 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 9,715)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 43 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • University of Iowa (about 51 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,313)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 65 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Luther College (about 75 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,470)

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Notable locations in Mount Auburn: Mount Auburn (A), Cedar - Mount Auburn 1st Responders (B), Mount Auburn City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Mount Auburn: Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.0. This is about average.
City:

34.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.4%

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Mount Auburn compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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 below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mount Auburn travel time to work - commute


Mount Auburn mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mount Auburn city (based on Benton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.90%
Here57.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents32.7%31.3%13.5%8.6%5.0%
Congregations17.4%21.7%21.7%10.9%4.3%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents3.6%1.2%0.9%0.9%2.4%
Congregations4.3%4.3%2.2%2.2%10.9%
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: 5
Benton County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Benton County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Benton County:

27.9%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.1%
State:

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


6.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,867 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
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 Linn County, IA  2.98% ($44,746 average AGI)
from Johnson County, IA  0.35% ($26,853)
from Iowa County, IA  0.30% ($34,448)


7.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,373 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.34%
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 Linn County, IA  3.32% ($38,018 average AGI)
to Black Hawk County, IA  0.35% ($29,824)
to Johnson County, IA  0.33% ($33,121)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Auburn:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNWS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KWOF (850 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: FRIENDSHIP COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Auburn:

  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KHKE (89.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KQMG-FM (95.3 FM; INDEPENDENCE, IA; Owner: KEENE OF IOWA, INC.)
  • KOEL (98.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCVM (96.1 FM; HUDSON, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KZAT-FM (95.5 FM; BELLE PLAINE, IA; Owner: CAMRORY BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Auburn:

  • 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.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • K44FK (Channel 44; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 3 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 42.266944 Lon: -92.062694), Call Sign: KNFB936
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.035 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/2002, Expiration Date: 03/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 2nd & Lewis Street (Lat: 42.254972 Lon: -92.093778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPTS897
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2001, Expiration Date: 12/10/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2012, Certifier: Steve Hendryx
    Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K0OTO
    Grant Date: 10/18/1994, Expiration Date: 10/18/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/19/2006
    Registrant: Glenn F Taylor, 1769 52nd St, Mount Auburn, IA 52313-9613

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AERONCA 15AC (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1028H , Serial Number: 15AC-31, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Steven B Hendryx, Po Box 131, Mount Auburn, IA 52313
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11031 , Serial Number: 7ECA-17, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 10/13/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Michael A Wayson, 5233 22nd Ave, Mount Auburn, IA 52313
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 31542 , Serial Number: 7AC-7072
    Registrant (Individual): Steven B Hendryx, Po Box 131, Mount Auburn, IA 52313
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42930 , Serial Number: 15289, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 5281 19th Ave, Mount Auburn, IA 52313
  • Aircraft: HENDRYX STEVE/WILEY ROSS MURPHYACFTSUPERREBEL (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-T4B5 (260 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 540AF , Serial Number: 010SR, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 06/22/2010
    Registrant (Partnership): Steven B Hendryx, Po Box 131, Mount Auburn, IA 52313, Other Owners: Ross L Wiley
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 83643 , Serial Number: 7AC-2321, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1956
    Registrant (Individual): James A Hill, 5281 19th Ave, Mount Auburn, IA 52313
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84972 , Serial Number: 7AC-3697, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/20/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Steve B Hendryx, Po Box 131, Mount Auburn, IA 52313


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8

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