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Humboldt County

Population in 2012: 127 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.4%
 

Males: 63  (50.0%)
Females: 64  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  49.0 years
Iowa median age:  42.7 years

Zip code: 50582

Estimated median household income in 2011: $30,126 (it was $30,556 in 2000)
Rutland:

$30,126
Iowa:

$49,427
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $19,105

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $35,097 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Rutland:

$35,097
Iowa:

$123,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $43,019; Detached houses: $44,327; Mobile homes: $14,237

Median gross rent in 2011: $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 (38.0%), English (14.0%), Irish (14.0%), Norwegian (13.2%), United States (9.9%), Danish (7.4%).

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 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Rutland:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rutland city:

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 41.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

0 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.0%
Iowa:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $525 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $660 (1.9%)

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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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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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 July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -71 (-32.9%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (56%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
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%)


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Tornado activity:

Rutland-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 194% 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.

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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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rutland:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 20 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,064)
  • Buena Vista University (about 48 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)
  • Iowa State University (about 61 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 79 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Drake University (about 87 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 95 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 98 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 12,138)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.1. This is about average.
City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.381. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.381
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.85. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.85
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.40. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.40
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.62. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.62
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 15.4%
(16.2% 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.
  • 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 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 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Rutland travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (78%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

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Religion statistics for Rutland (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$1,420
Totals for Government 0$0 1$1,420


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 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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