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Population in 2012: 240 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.6%
Males: 120  (50.0%)
Females: 120  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  46.1 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50577.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,932 (it was $33,333 in 2000)
Renwick:

$38,932
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,820

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $37,582 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Renwick:

$37,582
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $87,011; Detached houses: $87,011

Median gross rent in 2012: $327.

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  • White alone - 235 (97.1%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Renwick: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.4%), Norwegian (20.1%), Irish (9.2%), United States (7.1%), English (5.3%), Dutch (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/17/1891

Elevation: 1156 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 242 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Renwick:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Renwick city:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

5 residents are foreign born (2.4% Asia).

This city:  2.0%
Iowa:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $515 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $400 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (58.2 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (150.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (329.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hardy, IA (2.0 miles) , Goldfield, IA (2.7 miles ), Lu Verne, IA (2.8 miles ), Thor, IA (3.2 miles) , Livermore, IA (3.3 miles ), Corwith, IA (3.4 miles ), Eagle Grove, IA (3.5 miles ), Kanawha, IA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 42.83 N, Longitude: 93.98 W

Area code: 515

Renwick household income distribution Renwick home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+6.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (27%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (12%)
  • Personal appearance workers (10%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Renwick-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 202% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/14/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Renwick city center killed 6 people and injured 172 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/29/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Humboldt County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

  • ROTARY ANN HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; EAGLE GROVE, IA)
  • QHC HUMBOLDT NORTH, LLC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HUMBOLDT, IA)
  • HUMBOLDT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPI (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HUMBOLDT, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Renwick, IA

Airports located in Renwick:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Renwick:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 27 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,064)
  • Iowa State University (about 58 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Buena Vista University (about 64 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 78 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 81 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Drake University (about 87 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 89 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)

Library in Renwick:

  • RENWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $38,222; Location: 204 STODDARD ST; 6,331 books; 106 audio materials; 537 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 33 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Renwick: Gold Eagle Co-operative Elevator (A), Renwick (B), Renwick Public Library (C), Renwick Ambulance Service (D), Renwick Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Renwick include: United Methodist Church (A), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (B), Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Humboldt 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 2009 was 34.2. This is about average.
City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.4%
(2.6% 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:  2.0 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Renwick, IA

Renwick compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Renwick travel time to work - commute


Renwick mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (64%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

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Religion statistics for Renwick city (based on Humboldt County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.19%
Here85.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents34.4%26.2%18.7%11.6%9.1%
Congregations44.4%16.7%11.1%11.1%16.7%
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: 2
Humboldt County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Humboldt County:

8.35 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Humboldt County:

27.9%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
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$1,262
Solid Waste Management 1$3,034$36,4081$160
Water Supply 0$0 1$260
Electric Power 1$3,374$40,4880$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,142
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$848
Totals for Government 2$6,408$38,4485$3,672


5.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,186 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
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 Webster County, IA  0.90% ($30,029 average AGI)
from Kossuth County, IA  0.44% ($30,647)
from Wright County, IA  0.38% ($26,000)


6.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,461 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
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 Webster County, IA  0.94% ($9,054 average AGI)
to Wright County, IA  0.43% ($27,882)
to Pocahontas County, IA  0.33% ($21,462)

Strongest AM radio stations in Renwick:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • 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.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Renwick:

  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KIAQ (96.9 FM; CLARION, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KJYL (100.7 FM; EAGLE GROVE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING,INC)
  • KHBT (97.7 FM; HUMBOLDT, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KLGA-FM (92.7 FM; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIOW (107.3 FM; FOREST CITY, IA; Owner: PILOT KNOB BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Renwick:

  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

Renwick fatal accident list:

Oct 13, 1989 01:45 AM, 237, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fire Station (Lat: 42.828583 Lon: -93.978278), Call Sign: KNGN580
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.430 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/09/1998, Expiration Date: 05/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2003
    Registrant: City Of Renwick, Renwick, IA 50577
  • 103 N Field St (Lat: 42.828583 Lon: -93.978278), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQAG797
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.430 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/27/2004, Expiration Date: 05/27/2014, Certifier: Doug Wood
    Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ExtRenwick0, Lat: 42.828194 Lon: -93.978639, Type: Tank, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQKB349
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2009, Expiration Date: 03/17/2019, Certifier: Jack Blair
    Registrant: Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association, 227 West Herman Street, Woolstock, IA 50599, Phone: (515) 839-5571, Fax: (515) 839-5621, Email:
  • ExtRenwick180, Lat: 42.828194 Lon: -93.978639, Type: Tank, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQKB349
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2009, Expiration Date: 03/17/2019, Certifier: Jack Blair
    Registrant: Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association, 227 West Herman Street, Woolstock, IA 50599, Phone: (515) 839-5571, Fax: (515) 839-5621, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0EQG, Licensee ID: L00303963
    Grant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 12/08/2020, Certifier: Brian R Schwint
    Registrant: Brian R Schwint, 421 Main, Renwick, IA 50577



Most common first names in Renwick, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John679.3 years
William571.4 years
Carl482.5 years
Evelyn481.8 years
Clara480.8 years
Margaret480.7 years
Mary477.8 years
Anna392.0 years
Henry371.3 years
Dorothy374.0 years
Most common last names in Renwick, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Heggen677.3 years
Nelson681.3 years
Anderson581.4 years
Larson583.0 years
Martin585.6 years
Oppedahl577.0 years
Swanson587.6 years
Mccurry480.8 years
Erwin365.3 years
Helmich378.0 years

Renwick on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Truck transportation"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Lawyers"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Agricultural workers including supervisors"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Physicians and surgeons"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Registered nurses"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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