Packwood, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 212 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.9%
 
Males: 101  (47.9%)
Females: 111  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 52580.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $60,208 (it was $32,000 in 2000)
Packwood:

$60,208
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $22,589 (it was $17,081 in 2000)

Packwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $75,108 (it was $50,600 in 2000)
Packwood:

$75,108
IA:

$136,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $75,873; Detached houses: $79,199; Mobile homes: $32,223

Median gross rent in 2015: $242.

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  • Races in Packwood, IA (2010)

    Packwood races chart
    • 19796.6%White alone
    • 31.5%Two or more races
    • 21.0%Black alone
    • 10.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.5%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Packwood: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.6%), Swedish (21.4%), English (13.7%), Norwegian (8.5%), American (4.3%), Irish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/7/1894

Elevation: 813 feet

Land area: 0.77 square miles.

Population density: 276 people per square mile   (very low).

Packwood,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Packwood:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Packwood city:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

6 residents are foreign born (1.8% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

2.7%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Packwood, Iowa as of December 16, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Packwood to the number of sex offenders is 205 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,118 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $708 (1.2%)

Packwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (46.3 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (192.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (233.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ollie, IA (2.1 miles ), Richland, IA (2.4 miles ), Maharishi Vedic City, IA (2.7 miles ), Martinsburg, IA (3.0 miles) , Batavia, IA (3.2 miles ), Fairfield, IA (3.3 miles ), Pleasant Plain, IA (3.4 miles) , Hedrick, IA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 41.13 N, Longitude: 92.08 W

Area code: 319

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

3.6%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +28 (+14.4%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (35%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (35%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (21%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Packwood, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Packwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Packwood city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.3 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Packwood-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 290.0 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 274.0 miles away from Packwood 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 306.5 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 166.9 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 316.2 miles away from Packwood 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 290.5 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 Jefferson County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Packwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Packwood:

  • NURSE IN THE HOUSE, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • SUNNY BROOK HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • NELSON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • SUNNY BROOK LIVING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, L.C. - FAIRFIELD (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)

airports located in Packwood:

Amtrak station near Packwood:

  • 20 miles: OTTUMWA (210 W. MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Packwood:

  • Indian Hills Community College (about 18 miles; Ottumwa, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,034)
  • University of Iowa (about 47 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 53 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 59 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Truman State University (about 71 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 83 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 83 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)

Public high school in Packwood:

Public elementary/middle schools in Packwood:

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Notable location: Packwood Fire Department and First Responders (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Packwood: First Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Packwood include: Friendship Park (1), Rambler Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Packwood Locker & Meats (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 117 North Main Street).

Jefferson 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 2015: 3.1%
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Packwood (2011 data):

  • Pilot Grove Savings Bank: Packwood Branch at 125 N. Main Street, branch established on 1997/05/27. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $376.5 mil, Deposits: $325.6 mil, headquarters in Pilot Grove, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Pilot Grove Savings Bank Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Packwood city (based on Jefferson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,81312
Evangelical Protestant1,71619
Catholic1,0201
Other7397
None10,555-
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: 3
Jefferson County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Jefferson County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

10.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.1%
Iowa:

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

11.0%
State:

14.5%
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 1$350
Sewerage 0$0 1$150
Totals for Government 0$0 2$500

6.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,501 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
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 Van Buren County, IA  0.44% ($34,000 average AGI)
from Henry County, IA  0.42% ($32,680)
from Wapello County, IA  0.42% ($25,960)


5.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
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 Wapello County, IA  0.54% ($25,281 average AGI)
to Van Buren County, IA  0.49% ($26,552)
to Henry County, IA  0.32% ($33,316)

Strongest AM radio stations in Packwood:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBIZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KMCD (1570 AM; 0 kW; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Packwood:

  • KIIK-FM (95.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEIDA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOTM-FM (97.7 FM; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKN (104.3 FM; ELDON, IA; Owner: O-TOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWA (92.7 FM; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KCII-FM (106.1 FM; WASHINGTON, IA; Owner: HOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHOE (90.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD EDUCATIONAL RADIO STATION)

TV broadcast stations around Packwood:

  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K55GS (Channel 55; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K45EE (Channel 45; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K49DX (Channel 49; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K33AA (Channel 33; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K65GA (Channel 65; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K21EM (Channel 21; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K31ED (Channel 31; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FC (Channel 53; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58ER (Channel 58; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K51FJ (Channel 51; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K10OO (Channel 10; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: RICHARD P. JACKSON, JR.)
  • K23CI (Channel 23; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K25DE (Channel 25; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K27CV (Channel 27; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K42AM (Channel 42; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 130th Street (Lat: 41.120500 Lon: -92.025361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: KNKN279
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W, Suite. 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 130th Street (Lat: 41.120500 Lon: -92.025361), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W., SUI
  • PETER M CONNOLLY,, 130th Street (Lat: 41.120500 Lon: -92.025361), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 7733998900, , 8410 W. BRYN MAWR AVENUE, SUITE 700
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, 130th Street (Lat: 41.120500 Lon: -92.025361), Type: 106.6, Structure height: 19101 m, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, NW, SUITE 1100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Highway 356 E Packwood (Lat: 41.131972 Lon: -92.081556), Call Sign: WSN997, Licensee ID: L00029596
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.425 MHzGrant Date: 02/24/2005, Expiration Date: 03/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2015Registrant: Harold Dickey Oil Co, Packwood, IA 52580, Phone: (319) 695-3601
  • 1601 Ginkgo Ave (Lat: 41.076278 Lon: -92.063250), Call Sign: WQGG915, Licensee ID: L01219050
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.900 MHzGrant Date: 01/16/2007, Expiration Date: 01/16/2017, Certifier: Casey R Hill Mr.Registrant: Cr Hill Farms, 1601 Ginkgo Ave, Ackwood, IA 52580, Phone: (319) 695-5232, Fax: (641) 472-8009, Email:
  • 1416 Packwood Road (Lat: 41.103472 Lon: -92.078972), Call Sign: WQHQ443
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.387 MHzGrant Date: 10/04/2007, Expiration Date: 10/04/2017, Certifier: Doug GreesonRegistrant: Electronic Engineering Co., 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PACKWOOD, 130th Street (Lat: 41.120500 Lon: -92.025361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WPUA996
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6004.50 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2012, Expiration Date: 01/28/2022, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W, Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0CFD, Licensee ID: L00298771, Grant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 03/05/2021, Registrant: Lloyd W Thornburg, 1772 145th St, Packwood, IA 52580-8512
  • Call Sign: N0NBR, Licensee ID: L00379008, Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 05/14/2021, Certifier: Jeanine D Thornburg, Registrant: Jeanine D Thornburg, 1772 145th St, Packwood, IA 52580

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Packwood, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Donald575.2 years
William485.5 years
Harold374.6 years
Edith386.7 years
Ernest377.0 years
John382.3 years
Charles368.6 years
Ada281.6 years
Anna292.5 years
Eunice288.5 years
Most common last names in Packwood, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Myers779.4 years
Clark774.3 years
Davis676.9 years
Nelson478.7 years
Smith478.2 years
Ellis374.7 years
Mitchell383.3 years
Hill378.0 years
Leisure386.3 years
Mann373.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Packwood 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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