Plano, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 67 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.5%
Males: 34  (50.8%)
Females: 33  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

56.2 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip code: 52581

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,446 (it was $30,625 in 2000)
Plano:

$45,446
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,258 (it was $22,474 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $77,183 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Plano:

$77,183
IA:

$149,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $562.

March 2019 cost of living index in Plano: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.5%
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  • Races in Plano, IA (2010)
    • 6390.0%White alone
    • 68.6%Hispanic
    • 11.4%Two or more races



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Plano, Iowa as of August 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Plano is 30 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (60.0%), German (23.3%), English (6.7%), Irish (6.7%), Italian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/5/1916

Elevation: 1032 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 119 people per square mile   (very low).

Plano, Iowa map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,100 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $966 (1.0%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Plano, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Plano, IA in 2017

Plano satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Iowa:

2.8%

Average climate in Plano, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Plano, Iowa average temperatures Plano, Iowa average precipitation Plano, Iowa humidity Plano, Iowa wind speed Plano, Iowa snowfall Plano, Iowa sunshine Plano, Iowa clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 17.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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.:

5.56

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 Plano 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 Plano 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 (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, 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
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

For population 15 years and over in Plano:

Marital status in Plano, IA
  • Never married: 14.2%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Plano:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.3
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plano, IA (based on Appanoose County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,20512
Evangelical Protestant1,67920
Catholic1,0941
Other1061
None7,803-
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
Here:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.7%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Appanoose 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
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 8$57

Plano government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($89.55)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($44.78)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($14.93)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($14.93)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($14.93)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,000 ($14.93)

Plano government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($29.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($74.63)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($104.48)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,000 ($74.63)

Plano government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $68,000 ($1014.93)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 21.1mTotal length
  • 4,625Total average daily traffic
  • 706Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,625Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Plano, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Plano, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Sandra L Peters, 12312 Hwy S 70 (Lat: 40.864917 Lon: -93.043778), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Cammie Blake, 12312 Hwy S 70 (Lat: 40.864917 Lon: -93.043778), Type: 78.6, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, 12312 Hwy S 70 (Lat: 40.864917 Lon: -93.043778), Type: 78.6, Structure height: 19007 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Gina Cacciatore, 125th Ave (15015771) (Lat: 40.747472 Lon: -93.049722), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 19007 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 125th Ave (15015771) (Lat: 40.747472 Lon: -93.049722), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 19007 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Licensee ID: F, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 125th Ave (15015771) (Lat: 40.747472 Lon: -93.049722), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 19007 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Laurie Gebhardt, 125th Ave (15015771) (Lat: 40.747472 Lon: -93.049722), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 19007 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Alltel Corporation, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BRIDGE VIEW, 12312 Hwy S 70 (Lat: 40.864917 Lon: -93.043778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WQMM423,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 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:

5
  • Call Sign: KB0WMD, Licensee ID: L01069709, Grant Date: 03/15/2006, Expiration Date: 05/11/2016, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2018, 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: 12/27/2013, Expiration Date: 03/25/2024, Registrant: Michael J Mc Kissick, 316 School Street, Plano, IA 52581
  • Call Sign: N0WR, Previous Call Sign: KB0TWU, Licensee ID: L01067239, Grant Date: 11/14/2018, Expiration Date: 02/04/2029, Registrant: Troy G Walker, 11863 Highway 2, Plano, IA 52581
  • Call Sign: K9LLY, Previous Call Sign: KD9IJF, Licensee ID: L02074129, Grant Date: 04/21/2017, Expiration Date: 04/21/2027, Certifier: Kelly L Hughell, Registrant: Kelly L Hughell, 12925 137th Ave, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 12/09/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Arthur R Lemley, 13413 110th Ave, Plano, IA 52581

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Plano, IA
  • 56.5%Electricity
  • 34.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Plano, IA
  • 50.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 50.0%Electricity


Plano compared to Iowa 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly 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.
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