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Population in 2012: 225 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 

Males: 111  (49.7%)
Females: 114  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  49.0 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 51056.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,309 (it was $31,406 in 2000)
Smithland:

$31,309
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,942

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,752 (it was $50,300 in 2000)
Smithland:

$55,752
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $56,243; Detached houses: $57,985; Mobile homes: $27,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $475.

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  • White alone - 216 (96.4%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Smithland: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (32.4%), Irish (14.5%), English (13.4%), Swedish (6.1%), Norwegian (5.0%), United States (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/6/1889

Elevation: 1090 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 624 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Smithland:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smithland city:

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.9%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Smithland, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Smithland to the number of sex offenders is 113 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $529 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $488 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (30.1 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (67.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (424.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rodney, IA (1.4 miles) , Oto, IA (2.1 miles) , Hornick, IA (2.9 miles ), Mapleton, IA (2.9 miles ), Danbury, IA (3.3 miles ), Climbing Hill, IA (3.3 miles) , Castana, IA (3.3 miles) , Anthon, IA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 42.23 N, Longitude: 95.93 W

Area code: 712

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -67 (-23.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Utilities (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (26%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (25%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (19%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (14%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Customer service representatives (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Smithland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Smithland 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 36.3 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Smithland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 84.6 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 71.1 miles away from Smithland center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Woodbury County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: George Clark (baseball) - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Smithland:

  • HEIGHTS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MAPLETON, IA)
  • MAPLE HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MAPLETON, IA)
  • PLEASANT VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WHITING, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Smithland, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smithland:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 28 miles; Sioux City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,536)
  • Buena Vista University (about 47 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)
  • Wayne State College (about 56 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • University of South Dakota (about 64 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 5,598)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 64 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 7,095)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 67 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 3,574)
  • Creighton University (about 67 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 6,479)

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Notable locations in Smithland: Smithland Fire Department (A), Smithland City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Smithland: United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Woodbury 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 18.0. This is significantly better than average.
City:

18.0
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.04
U.S.:

2.43


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.0%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Smithland, IA

Smithland compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black 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.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Smithland travel time to work - commute


Smithland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Smithland city (based on Woodbury County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.06%
Here58.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents35.8%15.4%13.8%9.0%3.9%
Congregations10.6%11.4%17.1%9.8%5.7%
NameAssemblies of GodSalvation ArmyReformed Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.9%2.1%2.1%2.0%13.1%
Congregations4.1%0.8%0.8%2.4%37.4%
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: 19
Here:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Woodbury County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
This county:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
Woodbury County:

8.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.4%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.9%
State:

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

15.0%
Iowa:

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 7$1,093
Water Supply 1$2,358$28,2960$0
Totals for Government 1$2,358$28,2967$1,093

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $25,000 ($111.11)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($80.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($80.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($75.56)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($62.22)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($40.00)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($35.56)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($13.33)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($13.33)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($13.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($4.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($8.89)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $31,000 ($137.78)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($111.11)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($62.22)
    All Other: $2,000 ($8.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($8.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($106.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($80.00)
    General Support: $5,000 ($22.22)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $19,000 ($84.44)
    Property: $16,000 ($71.11)

Smithland government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $46,000 ($204.44)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $39,000 ($173.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $7,000 ($31.11)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $90,000 ($400.00)

5.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Iowa average:

6.30%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($145 average AGI)
Woodbury County:

0.03%
Iowa average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dakota County, NE  0.79% ($24,594 average AGI)
from Plymouth County, IA  0.49% ($31,403)
from Union County, SD  0.35% ($31,208)


6.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,715 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Iowa average:

6.47%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($619 average AGI)
Woodbury County:

0.03%
Iowa average:

0.03%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dakota County, NE  0.68% ($28,312 average AGI)
to Union County, SD  0.53% ($89,432)
to Plymouth County, IA  0.45% ($37,406)

Strongest AM radio stations in Smithland:

  • 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)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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 Smithland:

  • KZSR (102.3 FM; ONAWA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KILV (107.5 FM; CASTANA, IA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Smithland:

  • 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.)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Smithland Site) Walnut Street (Lat: 42.231139 Lon: -95.934139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 109.4 m, Call Sign: KNKA658
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Jennifer C Gasbarro, Walnut Street (Lat: 42.231139 Lon: -95.934139), Type: 109.4, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 MCGASA5REG
  • Regulatory Manager, Walnut Street (Lat: 42.231139 Lon: -95.934139), Type: 109.4, Structure height: 19193 m, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 MCGASA5REG



Most common first names in Smithland, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John677.3 years
George575.8 years
Ralph578.6 years
James473.3 years
Hazel479.0 years
Edith485.0 years
Charles484.5 years
Mary481.3 years
William474.7 years
Earl366.0 years
Most common last names in Smithland, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Worrell883.2 years
Thompson482.0 years
Hair486.7 years
Bainbridge482.5 years
Davis475.7 years
Kelly470.7 years
Fowler482.0 years
Bennett380.0 years
Carlson369.4 years
Miller384.0 years

Smithland on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Broadcasting and telecommunications"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Protective service occupations:"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Repair and maintenance"
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