Rutland, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 127 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.4%
 
Males: 80  (63.7%)
Females: 47  (36.3%)
Median resident age:  49.0 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 50582

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,640 (it was $30,556 in 2000)
Rutland:

$32,640
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,948 (it was $13,432 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $33,680 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Rutland:

$33,680
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $43,019; Detached houses: $44,327; Mobile homes: $14,237

Median gross rent in 2012: $525.

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  • White alone - 125 (99.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rutland: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.0%), Norwegian (18.8%), United States (13.8%), Italian (12.5%), English (11.3%), Irish (11.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/6/1907

Elevation: 1110 feet

Land area: 0.90 square miles.

Population density: 141 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Rutland:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rutland city:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 20.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $463 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (1.6%)

Rutland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (60.8 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (136.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (344.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Humboldt, IA (2.1 miles ), Dakota City, IA (2.3 miles ), Bradgate, IA (2.7 miles) , Bode, IA (2.7 miles ), Gilmore City, IA (2.8 miles ), Pioneer, IA (3.0 miles) , Livermore, IA (3.0 miles ), Ottosen, IA (3.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $180,000

Latitude: 42.76 N, Longitude: 94.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 515

Rutland household income distribution Rutland home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.0%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -71 (-32.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Food processing workers (11%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (24%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)

Average climate in Rutland, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rutland-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/29/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Rutland city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/14/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.8 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 172 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rutland-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 80% 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 219.1 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 275.7 miles away from Rutland 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 233.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 224.7 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 449.1 miles away from Rutland 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 166.2 miles away from the city 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 Humboldt County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rutland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rutland:

  • HUMBOLDT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPI (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HUMBOLDT, IA)
  • QHC HUMBOLDT NORTH, LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HUMBOLDT, IA)
  • QHC HUMBOLDT SOUTH, LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HUMBOLDT, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rutland:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 20 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,682)
  • Buena Vista University (about 48 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 53 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Iowa State University (about 61 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 65 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 81 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 87 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)

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Notable locations in Rutland: Pro Cooperative Elevator (A), Rutland Town Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rutland include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Faith United Methodist Church (B). 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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.3%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic 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:  58.7%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  14.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Rutland compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (80%)
  • Electricity (18%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.19%
Here: 85.2%
USA: 50.2%

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.
Iowa:

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

8.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Humboldt County:

27.9%
Iowa:

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

12.7%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$800
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$245
Sewerage 0$0 1$40
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$85
Water Supply 0$0 1$125
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,295

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,720 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
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 Webster County, IA  0.95% ($25,946 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, IA  0.26% ($22,600)


5.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,102 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
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 Webster County, IA  0.77% ($53,500 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.43% ($33,059)
to Pocahontas County, IA  0.36% ($85,786)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rutland:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • 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)
  • KVFD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rutland:

  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KHBT (97.7 FM; HUMBOLDT, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KIAQ (96.9 FM; CLARION, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJYL (100.7 FM; EAGLE GROVE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING,INC)
  • KLGA-FM (92.7 FM; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • K206BF (89.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUEL (92.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTLB (105.9 FM; TWIN LAKES, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rutland:

  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Randy L Roeber, Grain Elevator (Lat: 42.760250 Lon: -94.293861), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 5152957752, Es@ncn.Net, 2103 HWY 169 NORTH

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Rutland, 106 Sheridan Ave. (Lat: 42.760389 Lon: -94.294917), Type: Silo, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQPX491
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/10/2012, Expiration Date: 09/10/2022, Certifier: Chase W Cox
    Registrant: Northwest Communications, 844 Wood Street, Havelock, IA 50546, Phone: (712) 776-2222, Email:

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