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Boone County

Population in 2012: 172 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.6%
 

Males: 90  (52.6%)
Females: 82  (47.4%)

Median resident age:  51.9 years
Iowa median age:  42.7 years

Zip codes: 50223.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $30,003 (it was $29,750 in 2000)
Pilot Mound:

$30,003
Iowa:

$49,427
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $20,600

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $51,476 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Pilot Mound:

$51,476
Iowa:

$123,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $59,092; Detached houses: $55,064; Mobile homes: $94,335

Median gross rent in 2011: $371.

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  • White alone - 166 (96.0%)
  • Black alone - 4 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pilot Mound: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (38.8%), Irish (13.6%), English (12.4%), Swedish (10.8%), Greek (6.4%), Dutch (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/23/1897

Elevation: 1105 feet

Land area: 0.95 square miles.

Population density: 181 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Pilot Mound:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pilot Mound city:

  • Never married: 9.1%
  • Now married: 70.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

0 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.0%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Pilot Mound, Iowa as of December 21, 2012.
The ratio of number of residents in Pilot Mound to the number of sex offenders is 197 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $400 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $500 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (21.8 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (120.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (326.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fraser, IA (1.9 miles) , Boxholm, IA (2.2 miles ), Dayton, IA (2.7 miles ), Ogden, IA (2.9 miles ), Stratford, IA (3.0 miles ), Boone, IA (3.1 miles ), Harcourt, IA (3.3 miles ), Beaver, IA (3.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 42.16 N, Longitude: 94.01 W

Area code: 515

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.0%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+7.5%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Other financial specialists (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Pilot Mound-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 216% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the Pilot Mound city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boone County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Pilot Mound:

  • BOONE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; BOONE, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Pilot Mound, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pilot Mound:

  • Iowa State University (about 22 miles; Ames, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,738)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 25 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 36 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Drake University (about 44 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)
  • Buena Vista University (about 70 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 84 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 89 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)

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Notable location: Pilot Mound Fire and Rescue Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 
Boone 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 2011: 21.2%

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pilot Mound, IA

Pilot Mound compared to Iowa state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Pilot Mound travel time to work - commute


Pilot Mound mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Electricity (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Pilot Mound (based on Boone County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.63%
Here54.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents22.1%18.0%17.4%11.9%7.3%
Congregations6.8%9.1%20.5%6.8%4.5%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChristian and Missionary AllianceUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents4.4%4.2%3.0%2.8%8.8%
Congregations4.5%6.8%4.5%4.5%31.8%
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: 4
Boone County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Boone County:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

30.3%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
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$488
Sewerage 0$0 1$242
Water Supply 0$0 2$486
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,216

Pilot Mound government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $27,000 ($156.98)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($93.02)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($93.02)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($81.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($69.77)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($40.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($34.88)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($5.81)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($5.81)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($5.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($17.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,000 ($81.40)

Pilot Mound government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $31,000 ($180.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($75.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($58.14)
    Rents: $6,000 ($34.88)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($17.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($104.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $17,000 ($98.84)
    General Support: $3,000 ($17.44)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($110.47)
    Total General Sales: $10,000 ($58.14)

Pilot Mound government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $48,000 ($279.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $42,000 ($244.19)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $6,000 ($34.88)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $142,000 ($825.58)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $40,000 ($232.56)

6.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
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 Story County, IA  1.56% ($41,223 average AGI)
from Polk County, IA  0.84% ($38,107)
from Dallas County, IA  0.33% ($35,545)


6.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,491 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
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 Story County, IA  1.64% ($38,406 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  1.47% ($35,412)
to Dallas County, IA  0.28% ($47,786)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pilot Mound:

  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWBG (1590 AM; 1 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KASI (1430 AM; 1 kW; AMES, IA)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pilot Mound:

  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFGQ-FM (99.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCCQ (105.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGRA (98.9 FM; JEFFERSON, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KUEL (92.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQWC-FM (95.7 FM; WEBSTER CITY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KDLS-FM (105.5 FM; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Pilot Mound:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • K19DX (Channel 19; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K27EW (Channel 27; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K33ED (Channel 33; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K51EP (Channel 51; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K53FD (Channel 53; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K59FM (Channel 59; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K69GZ (Channel 69; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)

Pilot Mound fatal accident list:

Oct 4, 1997 06:45 PM, First St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 3/4 Mi Se Pilot Mound (Lat: 42.154417 Lon: -94.009944), Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KAM57
    Assigned Frequencies: 6925.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/1968, Expiration Date: 02/01/1983, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000
    Registrant: Norhwest Television Co, 912 First Ave S, Fort Dodge, IA 5051



Most common first names in Pilot Mound, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James669.7 years
John470.8 years
Mary478.7 years
Robert467.2 years
Donald365.7 years
Florence385.6 years
Harold385.7 years
Joseph371.0 years
Lester373.3 years
Paul375.0 years
Most common last names in Pilot Mound, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1481.9 years
Lundberg785.4 years
Hinman683.0 years
Anderson580.0 years
Larson581.8 years
Phipps575.8 years
Crouch470.2 years
Peterson478.7 years
Ferrari474.7 years
Campbell381.6 years

Pilot Mound on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper"
  • #38 (50223) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Northern European first ancestries"
  • #90 (50223) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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