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Population in 2012: 179 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 

Males: 93  (52.2%)
Females: 86  (47.8%)

Median resident age:  47.1 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 52219

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,962 (it was $36,750 in 2000)
Prairieburg:

$53,962
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,188

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,342 (it was $58,300 in 2000)
Prairieburg:

$88,342
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $83,400; Detached houses: $91,020; Townhouses or other attached units: $23,663; Mobile homes: $60,171
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  • White alone - 175 (98.3%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (1.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Prairieburg: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.4%), Irish (20.2%), Czech (17.7%), United States (5.1%), English (4.5%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/30/1905

Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 0.45 square miles.

Population density: 394 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Prairieburg:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 19.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prairieburg city:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

5 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe).

This city:  2.7%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Prairieburg, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Prairieburg to the number of sex offenders is 90 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $775 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $525 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (21.6 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (118.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (194.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Central City, IA (2.4 miles ), Coggon, IA (2.5 miles ), Ryan, IA (2.9 miles ), Stone City, IA (3.1 miles) , Anamosa, IA (3.4 miles ), Hopkinton, IA (3.4 miles ), Alburnett, IA (3.4 miles ), Monticello, IA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 91.42 W

Area code: 319

Prairieburg household income distribution Prairieburg home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -28 (-13.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (45%)
  • Construction (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Public administration (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Finance and insurance (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Child care workers (8%)


Average climate in Prairieburg, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Prairieburg-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 193% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Prairieburg city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 tornado 8.3 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Linn County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Prairieburg:

  • ABOVE AND BEYOND HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MONTICELLO, IA)
  • EASTERN IOWA VISITING NURSES AND HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MONTICELLO, IA)
  • MONTICELLO NURSING AND REHAB CEN (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MONTICELLO, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prairieburg:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 26 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
  • University of Iowa (about 41 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,313)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 46 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 49 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 57 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 59 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 6,352)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 66 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,699)

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Notable location: Prairieburg Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Prairieburg: Saint Joseph Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Linn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.7. This is about average.
City:

33.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.230. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.861. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.861
U.S.:

2.433
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.1%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.7%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  13.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Prairieburg, IA

Prairieburg compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Prairieburg travel time to work - commute


Prairieburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (91%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Prairieburg city (based on Linn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.05%
Here57.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents40.8%13.1%9.9%5.6%5.0%
Congregations11.2%17.8%7.7%5.3%8.9%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodMuslim EstimateUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents2.9%2.7%2.1%1.6%16.3%
Congregations4.1%2.4%1.2%2.4%39.1%
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: 27
Linn County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 88
Linn County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 146
This county:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Linn County:

28.6%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$163
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$505
Sewerage 0$0 1$158
Water Supply 0$0 1$316
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,142

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($33.52)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $16,000 ($89.39)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($72.63)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($61.45)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($44.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($44.69)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($11.17)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($11.17)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($5.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($27.93)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $5,000 ($27.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $2,000 ($11.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($44.69)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,000 ($67.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($44.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($61.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($50.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000 ($78.21)
    General Support: $2,000 ($11.17)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $65,000 ($363.13)
    Property: $17,000 ($94.97)
    NEC: $1,000 ($5.59)

Prairieburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $96,000 ($536.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $93,000 ($519.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($16.76)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $278,000 ($1553.07)

5.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Iowa average:

6.30%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($317 average AGI)
Linn County:

0.08%
Iowa average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Johnson County, IA  0.75% ($35,732 average AGI)
from Benton County, IA  0.42% ($38,018)
from Black Hawk County, IA  0.20% ($35,775)


5.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Iowa average:

6.47%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Linn County:

0.04%
Iowa average:

0.03%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Johnson County, IA  0.63% ($39,219 average AGI)
to Benton County, IA  0.37% ($44,746)
to Polk County, IA  0.27% ($40,374)

Strongest AM radio stations in Prairieburg:

  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prairieburg:

  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KMCH (94.7 FM; MANCHESTER, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDST (99.3 FM; DYERSVILLE, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KQMG-FM (95.3 FM; INDEPENDENCE, IA; Owner: KEENE OF IOWA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Prairieburg:

  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Craig B Royal, 120 W. Main Street (Lat: 42.238750 Lon: -91.423750), Type: 54.3, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 9017949494, Royal@towerventures.Com, 4091 VISCOUNT AVENUE
  • Craig B Royal, 120 W. Main Street (Lat: 42.238750 Lon: -91.423750), Type: 54.3, Overall height: 51.8 m
    Registrant: 9017949494, Royal@towerventures.Com, 4091 VISCOUNT AVENUE

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Firefox Farm, Lat: 42.223222 Lon: -91.343250, Type: Silo, Structure height: 32.1 m, Overall height: 33.6 m, Call Sign: WQPL287
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/19/2012, Expiration Date: 06/19/2022, Certifier: Don A Reichenauer
    Registrant: Prairieburg Telephone Corporation, 120 West Main Street, Prairieburg, IA 52219, Phone: (319) 437-3611, Fax: (319) 437-4371, Email:



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$59,880
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

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