Patterson, Iowa

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Population in 2012: 157 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.6%
 
Males: 65  (41.7%)
Females: 92  (58.3%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 50218

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,806 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Patterson:

$32,806
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,541 (it was $21,457 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,624 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Patterson:

$73,624
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $66,419; Detached houses: $79,862; Mobile homes: $38,571
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Patterson races chart
  • White alone - 129 (99.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Patterson: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.5%), Irish (16.3%), Danish (11.2%), Welsh (8.2%), English (6.1%), Swedish (6.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/7/1877

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 791 people per square mile 
 
 (low).
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For population 25 years and over in Patterson:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Patterson city:

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $825 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $725 (1.6%)

Patterson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (21.5 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (111.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (322.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bevington, IA (2.2 miles) , St. Charles, IA (2.4 miles ), Winterset, IA (2.6 miles ), Martensdale, IA (2.7 miles ), St. Marys, IA (2.8 miles) , East Peru, IA (3.0 miles) , Truro, IA (3.1 miles ), Cumming, IA (3.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $175,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.35 N, Longitude: 93.88 W

Patterson household income distribution Patterson home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-1.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Other services, except public administration (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Business operations specialists (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Food processing workers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (25%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (16%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)

Average climate in Patterson, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Patterson-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Patterson city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.2 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Patterson-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 80% 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 375.8 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 362.1 miles away from Patterson center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 100.2 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 371.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 317.8 miles away from Patterson center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 275.6 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 Madison County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Patterson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Patterson:

  • QHC WINTERSET NORTH, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WINTERSET, IA)
  • MADISON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; WINTERSET, IA)
  • NORWALK NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NORWALK, IA)
  • REGENCY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NORWALK, IA)
  • LAKEVIEW SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 15 miles away; WEST DES MOINES, IA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES -WEST DES MOINES (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WEST DES MOINES, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Patterson:

  • Drake University (about 22 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 29 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa State University (about 49 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 81 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 81 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 87 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 100 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)

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Madison 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 2012 was 73.2. This is about average.

City:

73.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.224. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.224
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.07
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.0697. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0697
U.S.:

1.9290

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.16
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.9%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Patterson 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (84%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Patterson city (based on Madison County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.36%
Here: 46.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents27.0%17.4%14.3%7.7%5.8%
Congregations28.1%9.4%6.3%3.1%3.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents4.9%4.3%2.9%2.9%12.8%
Congregations6.3%3.1%6.3%3.1%31.3%
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: 2
Madison County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

28.2%
Iowa:

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

13.6%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$350
Totals for Government 0$0 1$350

Patterson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,000 ($6.37)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $12,000 ($76.43)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($44.59)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($31.85)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($12.74)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($12.74)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($12.74)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($6.37)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($6.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($44.59)

Patterson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,000 ($70.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($6.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($63.69)
    General Support: $1,000 ($6.37)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($76.43)

Patterson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($12.74)

8.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200549,801 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.47%
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 Polk County, IA  2.85% ($56,968 average AGI)
from Dallas County, IA  1.02% ($73,911)
from Warren County, IA  0.71% ($40,487)


7.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200634,308 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
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 Polk County, IA  2.57% ($33,321 average AGI)
to Dallas County, IA  0.81% ($36,545)
to Warren County, IA  0.70% ($45,211)

Strongest AM radio stations in Patterson:

  • 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)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KWKY (1150 AM; 1 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: PUTBRESE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXLQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; INDIANOLA, IA; Owner: WARREN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Patterson:

  • KZZQ (99.5 FM; WINTERSET, IA; Owner: POSITIVE IMPACT MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKRF (107.9 FM; STUART, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KWDM (88.7 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: W. DES MOINES COMM. SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Patterson:

  • 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.)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Patterson fatal accident list:

Sep 7, 2001 00:25 AM, Us-92, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
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