For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Plain:
For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Plain city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $725 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (39.3 miles , pop. 62,220).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (183.8 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (221.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Brighton, IA (1.7 miles ), Richland, IA (2.7 miles ), Coppock, IA (2.8 miles) , Wayland, IA (3.2 miles ), Fairfield, IA (3.3 miles ), Packwood, IA (3.4 miles ), Lockridge, IA (3.4 miles ), Ollie, IA (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 41.15 N, Longitude: 91.86 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 319
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+2.3%).
Average climate in Pleasant Plain, Iowa
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pleasant Plain-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 153% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the Pleasant Plain city center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/9/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Pleasant Plain:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pleasant Plain:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 46.6%
(26.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Pleasant Plain compared to Iowa state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Pleasant Plain (based on Jefferson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.99%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pleasant Plain government finances in 2002:
6.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,750 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,061 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Pleasant Plain:
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Pleasant Plain fatal accident list:
May 22, 2005 08:34 PM, W-21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1