Rinard, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 50 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -30.6%
Males: 22  (44.4%)
Females: 28  (55.6%)
Median resident age:

38.3 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip code: 51453

Estimated median household income in 2017: $25,042 (it was $16,875 in 2000)
Rinard:

$25,042
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,796 (it was $10,706 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $38,319 (it was $21,100 in 2000)
Rinard:

$38,319
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $53,189; detached houses: $53,439
March 2019 cost of living index in Rinard: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.1%
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Ancestries: German (41.4%), Swedish (20.7%), Finnish (10.3%), French (6.9%), Irish (6.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/29/1914

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 50 people per square mile   (very low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $405 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $250 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (48.9 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (108.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (351.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Somers, IA (2.0 miles),
Lohrville, IA (2.4 miles ),
Farnhamville, IA (2.5 miles ),
Knierim, IA (2.9 miles),
Rockwell City, IA (2.9 miles ),
Callender, IA (3.2 miles ),
Gowrie, IA (3.3 miles ),
Twin Lakes, IA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.34 N, Longitude: 94.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 515

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

Rinard satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $500,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+1.4%).

Average climate in Rinard, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rinard-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the Rinard city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1954, a category F4 tornado 5.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rinard-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 242.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 279.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 226.5 miles away from the city center
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 439.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 130.2 miles away from Rinard center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 247.5 miles away from Rinard center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Rinard:

  • SUNNY KNOLL CARE CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
  • CALHOUN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
  • GOWRIE CARE CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GOWRIE, IA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MANSON (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MANSON, IA)
  • STEWART MEMORIAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; LAKE CITY, IA)
  • STEWART MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; LAKE CITY, IA)
  • SHADY OAKS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LAKE CITY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rinard:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 18 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,682)
  • Buena Vista University (about 43 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa State University (about 49 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 63 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 67 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 76 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 90 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)

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Calhoun 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:

2.2 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.5%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Rinard:

Marital status in Rinard, IA
  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Rinard:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rinard, IA (based on Calhoun County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,08119
Evangelical Protestant1,62510
Catholic1,5685
Other3082
None1,088-
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: 4
This county:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Here:

7.03 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Calhoun County:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

29.1%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

12.6%
Iowa:

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 6$581
Water Supply 0$0 1$340
Totals for Government 0$0 7$921

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($400.00)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($140.00)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($120.00)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($100.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($80.00)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($60.00)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($20.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,000 ($140.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($60.00)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($80.00)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($60.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($40.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($260.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($80.00)
    Highways: $3,000 ($60.00)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($280.00)

Rinard government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,000 ($1060.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($1000.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($60.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,000 ($300.00)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rinard:

  • 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.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KVFD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rinard:

  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KTLB (105.9 FM; TWIN LAKES, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUEL (92.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIKD (106.7 FM; LAKE CITY, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGRA (98.9 FM; JEFFERSON, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KIAQ (96.9 FM; CLARION, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • K206BF (89.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWOI (90.7 FM; CARROLL, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)

TV broadcast stations around Rinard:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 37.8mTotal length
  • 2,045Total average daily traffic
  • 224Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,045Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Rinard, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rinard, IA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rinard, IA
  • 91.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rinard, IA
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Rinard compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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