North Buena Vista, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 115 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.3%
Males: 58  (50.5%)
Females: 57  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  54.2 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 52066

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,468 (it was $20,625 in 2000)
North Buena Vista:

$32,468
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,021 (it was $12,729 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $80,365 (it was $34,200 in 2000)
North Buena Vista:

$80,365
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $80,416; Detached houses: $90,055; Mobile homes: $47,318

Median gross rent in 2016: $300.

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    • 10.8%Asian alone
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in North Buena Vista: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.8%), American (8.2%), English (8.2%), Luxemburger (4.1%), Swiss (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/25/1907

Land area: 0.69 square miles.

Population density: 165 people per square mile   (very low).

North Buena Vista, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in North Buena Vista:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 44.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Buena Vista city:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $449 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $752 (1.0%)

North Buena Vista satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (18.3 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (83.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (177.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cassville, WI (1.7 miles ), Balltown, IA (2.3 miles) , Holy Cross, IA (2.4 miles ), Millville, IA (2.5 miles) , Rickardsville, IA (2.8 miles) , Luxemburg, IA (2.8 miles ), Glen Haven, WI (3.1 miles ), Beetown, WI (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 42.68 N, Longitude: 90.96 W

North Buena Vista household income distribution North Buena Vista home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-14.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (23%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (22%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (28%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Average climate in North Buena Vista, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

North Buena Vista-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the North Buena Vista city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.9 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.

Earthquake activity:

North Buena Vista-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 86% 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 333.9 miles away from the city 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 135.1 miles away from North Buena Vista 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 311.6 miles away from the city 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 365.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 333.4 miles away from North Buena Vista center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 320.1 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 Clayton County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 22, Storms: 18, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
North Buena Vista topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near North Buena Vista:

  • GUTTENBERG MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; GUTTENBERG, IA)
  • GUTTENBERG CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GUTTENBERG, IA)
  • HERITAGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Buena Vista:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 24 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 45 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 58 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 62 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 64 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Ashford University (about 70 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 73 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)

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Cemeteries: Immaculate Conception Cemetery (1), Buena Vista Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Clayton 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 46.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.1%
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Iowa average:

10.4

North Buena Vista travel time to work - commute North Buena Vista mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for North Buena Vista city (based on Clayton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,65624
Catholic4,3518
Evangelical Protestant1,17415
Other2503
None5,698-
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
Clayton County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Clayton County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

13.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clayton County:

28.4%
Iowa:

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

15.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.8%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
North Buena Vista:

51.1%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

31.8
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
North Buena Vista:

39.1%
Iowa:

22.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
North Buena Vista:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
North Buena Vista:

68.9%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
North Buena Vista:

47.1%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

68.2%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of North Buena Vista, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,002
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$136
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,138

North Buena Vista government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $15,000 ($130.43)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($69.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($52.17)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($17.39)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($8.70)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($8.70)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($8.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($8.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($43.48)

North Buena Vista government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($52.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($34.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($8.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($86.96)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($69.57)
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000 ($69.57)
    NEC: $1,000 ($8.70)

North Buena Vista government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $19,000 ($165.22)

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
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 Crawford County, WI  0.44% ($35,742 average AGI)
from Delaware County, IA  0.41% ($29,517)
from Fayette County, IA  0.38% ($94,889)


5.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
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 Delaware County, IA  0.61% ($43,727 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.42% ($22,367)
to Crawford County, WI  0.39% ($33,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Buena Vista:

  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDBQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Buena Vista:

  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KGRR (97.3 FM; EPWORTH, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; DICKEYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K254AE (98.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLYV (105.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K239AB (95.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • K269EK (101.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCTN (100.1 FM; GARNAVILLO, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • KDST (99.3 FM; DYERSVILLE, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around North Buena Vista:

  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 749Total average daily traffic
  • 55Total average daily truck traffic
  • 911Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

Drinking water stations with addresses in North Buena Vista and their reported violations in the past:

LOWELLS LANDING HOA (Address: 223 LOWELL LANE , Population served: 78, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2006)
LAZY SUSAN CAMPGROUND (Address: 409 COUNTRY LN , Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SOME PLACE BAR & GRILL (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2007)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2006)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (70%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Wood (14%)

North Buena Vista compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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