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Population in 2010: 3,301. Population change since 2000: +1.9%
Males: 1,727  (52.3%)
Females: 1,574  (47.7%)

Median resident age:  45.0 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50021.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,995 (it was $67,197 in 2000)
Saylorville:

$60,995
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,698

Saylorville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $177,500 (it was $136,400 in 2000)
Saylorville:

$177,500
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $204,446; Detached houses: $205,963; Townhouses or other attached units: $138,978; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,183

Median gross rent in 2012: $673.

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  • White alone - 3,179 (96.3%)
  • Hispanic - 46 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 30 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 30 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)

Races in Saylorville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Saylorville: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (38.4%), English (12.7%), Irish (11.2%), United States (4.2%), Norwegian (3.6%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 8.35 square miles.

Population density: 395 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Saylorville:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Saylorville CDP:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 65.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

82 residents are foreign born (1.8% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This place:  2.5%
Iowa:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,614 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,893 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (6.9 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (127.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (306.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ankeny, IA (1.6 miles ), Johnston, IA (2.1 miles ), Des Moines, IA (2.6 miles ), Urbandale, IA (2.6 miles ), Polk City, IA (2.7 miles ), Windsor Heights, IA (2.8 miles ), Altoona, IA (2.9 miles ), Bondurant, IA (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 41.69 N, Longitude: 93.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 515

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.7%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Saylorville-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 211% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Saylorville place center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Saylorville:

  • ON WITH LIFE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; ANKENY, IA)
  • MILL-POND RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ANKENY, IA)
  • CHILDSERVE HABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; JOHNSTON, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Saylorville:

  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 5 miles; Ankeny, IA; Full-time enrollment: 8,947)
  • Drake University (about 7 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)
  • Iowa State University (about 24 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 63 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 78 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 83 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 84 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)

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Notable locations in Saylorville: Woodside Golf Course (A), Polk County Home (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Saylorville include: Saylorville Baptist Church (A), Jehovah's Witnesses Highland Park Congregation (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oralabor Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Saylorville include: Glenbrooke Park (1), Springwood Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Polk 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 30.2. This is about average.
City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.282. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.282
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.11
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.05. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.05
U.S.:

9.39
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.295. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.295
U.S.:

2.433


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.5%
(1.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Saylorville, IA


39 people in other group homes in 2000

Saylorville compared to Iowa state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Saylorville travel time to work - commute


Saylorville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Saylorville CDP (based on Polk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.19%
Here48.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God
Adherents32.2%13.1%11.0%5.5%5.5%
Congregations6.6%9.4%13.5%5.9%4.9%
NameLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents4.4%3.9%2.9%2.9%18.5%
Congregations3.8%5.9%1.4%1.7%46.9%
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: 63
Polk County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 158
Polk County:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 316
This county:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

25.8%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
State:

14.5%

6.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,746 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Iowa average:

6.30%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($372 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.06%
Iowa average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dallas County, IA  0.62% ($46,738 average AGI)
from Story County, IA  0.45% ($38,500)
from Warren County, IA  0.43% ($36,603)


5.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
Iowa average:

6.47%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.04%
Iowa average:

0.03%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dallas County, IA  1.04% ($61,981 average AGI)
to Warren County, IA  0.40% ($47,092)
to Story County, IA  0.25% ($32,827)

Strongest AM radio stations in Saylorville:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KWKY (1150 AM; 1 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: PUTBRESE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Saylorville:

  • KVJZ (106.3 FM; ANKENY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KWDM (88.7 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: W. DES MOINES COMM. SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KCCQ (105.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDLS-FM (105.5 FM; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K288DX (105.5 FM; DES MOINES, ETC., IA; Owner: POWER DU PREE BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Saylorville:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • K29EA (Channel 29; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K46EY (Channel 46; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • KFPX (Channel 39; NEWTON, IA; Owner: PAXSON DES MOINES LICENSE, INC.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Lori Dawson, 684 Northwest 66th Ave (Lat: 41.679583 Lon: -93.630833), Type: 38.1, Overall height: 36.6 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100
  • Cammie Blake, 684 Northwest 66th Ave (Lat: 41.679583 Lon: -93.630833), Type: 38.1, Overall height: 36.6 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$160,02541$165,430186$177,7709$56,4965$129,7941$58,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$138,4202$188,67020$171,9431$37,9200$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$145,4204$152,35043$165,9233$27,7831$115,0700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$181,2975$153,81232$177,8332$86,1101$60,8600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$120,5901$165,9505$159,1360$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.03 , 0105.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$184,99513$205,147
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$222,5053$162,610
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$179,4552$227,305
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$173,620
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$153,470

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.03 , 0105.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Saylorville on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #52 (50021) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Yugoslavian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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