Plano, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 70 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.7%
Males: 34  (48.7%)
Females: 36  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 52581

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,226 (it was $30,625 in 2000)
Plano:

$44,226
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,564 (it was $22,474 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $56,476 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Plano:

$56,476
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $91,510; Detached houses: $89,955; Mobile homes: $114,836

Median gross rent in 2012: $485.

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  • White alone - 63 (90.0%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (8.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.4%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Plano: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (14.3%), German (10.0%), Welsh (8.6%), English (5.7%), Irish (5.7%), Czech (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/5/1916

Elevation: 1032 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 124 people per square mile   (very low).

Plano, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Plano:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plano city:

  • Never married: 3.5%
  • Now married: 68.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 14.8%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Plano, Iowa as of April 19, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Plano to the number of sex offenders is 17 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,000 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $467 (0.9%)

Plano satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (65.0 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (141.1 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (288.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Promise City, IA (2.3 miles) , Mystic, IA (2.4 miles ), Numa, IA (2.5 miles) , Seymour, IA (2.5 miles ), Rathbun, IA (3.0 miles) , Centerville, IA (3.1 miles ), Cincinnati, IA (3.3 miles ), Exline, IA (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 40.76 N, Longitude: 93.05 W

Area code: 641

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

5.9%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-22.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (67%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)

Average climate in Plano, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Plano-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Plano city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 tornado 15.4 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plano-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% 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 317.8 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 305.2 miles away from Plano 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 311.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 338.1 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 340.5 miles away from Plano 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 318.7 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 Appanoose County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Plano topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Plano:

  • APPANOOSE COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CENTERVILLE, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER - CENTERVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; CENTERVILLE, IA)
  • GOLDEN AGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CENTERVILLE, IA)
  • GOLDEN AGE SKILLED NURSING AND R (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CENTERVILLE, IA)
  • CENTERVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CENTERVILLE, IA)
  • CENTERVILLE NURSING AND REHAB CE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CENTERVILLE, IA)
  • CORYDON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CORYDON, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plano:

  • Indian Hills Community College (about 40 miles; Ottumwa, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,034)
  • Truman State University (about 47 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Drake University (about 67 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 73 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa State University (about 94 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 98 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 99 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)

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Appanoose 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)

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.08
U.S.:

6.58
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:  60.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Plano 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 above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Wood (15%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plano city (based on Appanoose County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.01%
Here: 40.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents27.5%21.2%18.1%6.5%5.9%
Congregations3.2%22.6%6.5%3.2%6.5%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents5.8%2.7%2.4%2.3%7.5%
Congregations16.1%3.2%3.2%3.2%32.3%
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: 6
Appanoose County:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Appanoose County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Appanoose County:

27.7%
Iowa:

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

15.3%
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 8$57
Totals for Government 0$0 8$57

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($42.86)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($42.86)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($28.57)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($14.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($42.86)

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

  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($71.43)
    General Support: $1,000 ($14.29)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($42.86)
    Total General Sales: $2,000 ($28.57)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $34,000 ($485.71)

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Monroe County, IA  0.49% ($29,348 average AGI)
from Wapello County, IA  0.46% ($32,773)
from Wayne County, IA  0.34% ($38,938)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
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 Polk County, IA  0.80% ($24,342 average AGI)
to Wayne County, IA  0.42% ($25,550)
to Wapello County, IA  0.29% ($26,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Plano:

  • KCOG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CENTERVILLE, IA; Owner: KCOG, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plano:

  • KMGO (98.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, IA; Owner: KMGO, INC.)
  • KLBA-FM (96.7 FM; ALBIA, IA; Owner: H & H BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KELR-FM (105.3 FM; CHARITON, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Plano:

  • K55GS (Channel 55; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Sandra L Peters, 12312 Hwy S 70 (Lat: 40.864917 Lon: -93.043778), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100
  • Cammie Blake, 12312 Hwy S 70 (Lat: 40.864917 Lon: -93.043778), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BRIDGE VIEW, 12312 Hwy S 70 (Lat: 40.864917 Lon: -93.043778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WQMM423
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/22/2010, Expiration Date: 09/22/2020, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: 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:

4
  • Call Sign: KB0WMD, Licensee ID: L01069709
    Grant Date: 03/15/2006, Expiration Date: 05/11/2016
    Registrant: Delinda L Walker, 11863 Highway 2, Plano, IA 52581
  • Call Sign: KC0BOM, Licensee ID: L00223929
    Grant Date: 07/02/1997, Expiration Date: 07/02/2007, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2002, Certifier: James R Matherly
    Registrant: James R Matherly, 15831 127th Ave, Plano, IA 52581
  • Call Sign: KC4YJS, Licensee ID: L00835735
    Grant Date: 03/25/2004, Expiration Date: 03/25/2014
    Registrant: Michael J Mc Kissick, 316 School Street, Plano, IA 52581
  • Call Sign: N0WR, Previous Call Sign: KB0TWU, Licensee ID: L01067239
    Grant Date: 02/04/2009, Expiration Date: 02/04/2019
    Registrant: Troy G Walker, 11863 Highway 2, Plano, IA 52581

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3058M , Serial Number: 12-1585, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 08/21/1967
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Arthur R Lemley, 13413 110th Ave, Plano, IA 52581, Other Owners: Floyd E Ehrich

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