South Amana, Iowa

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Population in 2010: 159.
Males: 98  (61.9%)
Females: 61  (38.1%)
Median resident age:  57.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 52334

Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,792
South Amana:

$56,792
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,806

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $149,479
South Amana:

$149,479
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $121,172; Detached houses: $121,299
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  • Races in South Amana, IA (2010)

    South Amana races chart
    • 15698.1%White alone
    • 21.3%Two or more races
    • 10.6%Other race alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in South Amana: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (73.7%), American (19.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 790 feet

For population 25 years and over in South Amana:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in South Amana CDP:

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 23.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 19.8%
  • Divorced: 39.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (21.0 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (159.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (221.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: West Amana, IA (1.5 miles) , High Amana, IA (1.6 miles) , Conroy, IA (1.9 miles ), Middle Amana, IA (1.9 miles ), Amana, IA (2.3 miles ), Homestead, IA (2.3 miles) , Marengo, IA (2.3 miles ), East Amana, IA (2.5 miles) .

Latitude: 41.78 N, Longitude: 91.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 319

South Amana household income distribution South Amana home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (38%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Manufacturing (56%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (29%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Production occupations (56%)
  • Management occupations (44%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Tornado activity:

South Amana-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the South Amana place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 tornado 14.9 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Amana-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 315.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 296.8 miles away from South Amana center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 160.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 343.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 344.2 miles away from South Amana center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 315.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Iowa County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near South Amana:

  • ESSENCE OF LIFE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; AMANA, IA)
  • COLONIAL MANOR OF AMANA (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; AMANA, IA)
  • IOWA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MARENGO, IA)
  • MARENGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MARENGO, IA)
  • MARENGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; MARENGO, IA)
  • HIGHLAND RIDGE CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WILLIAMSBURG, IA)
  • HOSPICE OF COMPASSION (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WILLIAMSBURG, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Amana:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 19 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 24 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 49 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 56 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 58 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 74 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 74 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)

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Notable locations in South Amana: South Amana Barn Museum (A), Communal Agriculture Museum (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Barn Museum (413 P Street).

Iowa 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 2013 was 69.5. This is about average.

City:

69.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.214. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.214
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.519. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.519
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.67
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.3
Iowa average:

10.4

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South Amana CDP (based on Iowa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,29715
Catholic2,6334
Mainline Protestant2,56114
Other31
None6,861-
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: 4
Iowa County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Iowa County:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

10.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Iowa County:

29.4%
Iowa:

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

19.4%
State:

14.5%

5.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
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 Johnson County, IA  0.90% ($43,400 average AGI)
from Linn County, IA  0.71% ($37,128)
from Benton County, IA  0.35% ($32,826)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
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 Johnson County, IA  1.17% ($42,205 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.87% ($40,638)
to Benton County, IA  0.37% ($54,040)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Amana:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KXIC (800 AM; 1 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMJM (1360 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Amana:

  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSKB (99.1 FM; BROOKLYN, IA; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KZAT-FM (95.5 FM; BELLE PLAINE, IA; Owner: CAMRORY BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around South Amana:

  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCDE-LP (Channel 67; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCDR-LP (Channel 55; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHHH-LP (Channel 57; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRUB-LP (Channel 65; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K64DG (Channel 64; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: R B SHELDAHL)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB0YRL, Licensee ID: L01356706, Grant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 01/08/2018, Registrant: Michael A Hawkes, 509 Hwy 6 Trail, South Amana, IA 52334
  • Call Sign: N0GHR, Grant Date: 07/06/1995, Expiration Date: 07/06/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2007, Registrant: Marcia S Schutterle, 44 220th Trl, South Amana, IA 52334
  • Call Sign: N0GHS, Grant Date: 07/03/1995, Expiration Date: 07/03/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/04/2007, Registrant: Randolph L Graesser, 44 220th Trl, South Amana, IA 52334
  • Call Sign: N0MAN, Licensee ID: L00325594, Grant Date: 03/16/2011, Expiration Date: 05/14/2021, Registrant: Marc A Phelps, 26 220th Trail, South Amana, IA 52334
  • Call Sign: KD0WTH, Licensee ID: L01816509, Grant Date: 10/17/2013, Expiration Date: 10/17/2023, Certifier: Lucas J Boddicker, Registrant: Lucas J Boddicker, 2939 170th St, South Amana, IA 52334
  • Call Sign: KE0GQE, Licensee ID: L01984584, Grant Date: 11/18/2015, Expiration Date: 11/18/2025, Certifier: Avery J Karkosh, Registrant: Avery J Karkosh, South Amana, IA 52334

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

South Amana compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age 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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