Rodney, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 58 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.6%
 
Males: 30  (52.4%)
Females: 28  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  63.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip code: 51051

Estimated median household income in 2015: $17,439 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Rodney:

$17,439
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $13,969 (it was $15,254 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $28,969 (it was $18,400 in 2000)
Rodney:

$28,969
IA:

$136,100

Median gross rent in 2015: $342.

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    • 5490.0%White alone
    • 58.3%American Indian alone
    • 11.7%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rodney: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (61.8%), American (2.9%), German (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/2/1892

Elevation: 1122 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 348 people per square mile   (very low).

Rodney, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Rodney:

  • High school or higher: 62.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rodney city:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

2 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.4% Asia).

This city:

2.7%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Rodney, Iowa as of October 19, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Rodney to the number of sex offenders is 59 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Rodney city:  1.1% ($199)
Iowa:  1.3% ($1,077)

Rodney satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (30.4 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (65.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (425.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Smithland, IA (1.4 miles ), Oto, IA (2.5 miles) , Hornick, IA (2.8 miles ), Mapleton, IA (2.9 miles ), Castana, IA (3.1 miles) , Climbing Hill, IA (3.4 miles) , Whiting, IA (3.4 miles ), Danbury, IA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 42.20 N, Longitude: 95.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 712

Rodney household income distribution Rodney home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+4.2%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Information (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (33%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Transportation occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (44%)
  • Management occupations (33%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (22%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Rodney, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rodney-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Rodney city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 tornado 38.1 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rodney-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 155.2 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 222.9 miles away from Rodney center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 239.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.5 miles away from Rodney center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 168.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Monona County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rodney topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rodney:

  • HEIGHTS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MAPLETON, IA)
  • MAPLE HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MAPLETON, IA)
  • PLEASANT VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WHITING, IA)
  • ELMWOOD CARE CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ONAWA, IA)
  • MONONA COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ONAWA, IA)
  • BURGESS HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; ONAWA, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rodney:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 28 miles; Sioux City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,544)
  • Buena Vista University (about 49 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Wayne State College (about 55 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 63 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • University of South Dakota (about 64 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 65 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Creighton University (about 65 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)

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Notable location: Rodney City Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Rodney: United Church of Christ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 0.693. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.693
U.S.:

1.912
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 20.6%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.2
Iowa average:

10.3

Rodney travel time to work - commute Rodney mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rodney city (based on Monona County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,51813
Evangelical Protestant1,7149
Catholic1,2074
Other11
None3,803-
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: 2
Monona County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Monona County:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Monona County:

27.0%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
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 5$360
Totals for Government 0$0 5$360

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($86.21)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($51.72)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($51.72)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($51.72)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($51.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($34.48)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($17.24)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($17.24)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($17.24)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $2,000 ($34.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $2,000 ($34.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($34.48)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($68.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $2,000 ($34.48)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($17.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($103.45)
    General Support: $1,000 ($17.24)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($172.41)
    Total General Sales: $3,000 ($51.72)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($172.41)

5.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,356 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Woodbury County, IA  1.58% ($29,879 average AGI)
from Crawford County, IA  0.38% ($58,929)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($14,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Woodbury County, IA  2.22% ($-13,284 average AGI)
to Crawford County, IA  0.27% ($28,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rodney:

  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMNS (620 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rodney:

  • KZSR (102.3 FM; ONAWA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KILV (107.5 FM; CASTANA, IA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KKIA (92.9 FM; IDA GROVE, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSUX (105.7 FM; WINNEBAGO, NE; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)

TV broadcast stations around Rodney:

  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 75Total average daily traffic
  • 75Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 10728 Hwy L-12 (Lat: 42.201750 Lon: -95.960722), Call Sign: WQJZ750
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.667 MHzGrant Date: 02/26/2009, Expiration Date: 02/26/2019, Certifier: Mark MaynardRegistrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd., Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: QUAD CITY ULTRALIGHT CHALLENGER II LSS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 827BA , Serial Number: CH2-1206-LSS-0013, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 07/17/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Brian Plautz, 205 3rd St, Rodney, IA 51051

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)

Rodney compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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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