Spillville, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 358 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 153  (43.0%)
Females: 205  (57.0%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52168.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,174 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Spillville:

$39,174
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,876 (it was $15,674 in 2000)

Spillville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $111,514 (it was $61,100 in 2000)
Spillville:

$111,514
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $102,822; Detached houses: $104,727; Townhouses or other attached units: $43,320; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $149,651; Mobile homes: $73,841

Median gross rent in 2012: $493.

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  • White alone - 353 (96.2%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (3.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Spillville: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.4%), Czech (24.0%), Norwegian (9.4%), Irish (9.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/5/1894

Elevation: 1060 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 854 people per square mile   (low).

Spillville,IA real estate house value index trend

Spillville, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Spillville:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spillville city:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Spillville, Iowa as of March 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Spillville to the number of sex offenders is 361 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,233 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,397 (1.2%)

Spillville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (53.0 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (129.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (237.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fort Atkinson, IA (2.0 miles ), Calmar, IA (2.1 miles ), Ridgeway, IA (2.6 miles ), Protivin, IA (2.7 miles ), Jackson Junction, IA (2.9 miles) , St. Lucas, IA (3.1 miles) , Ossian, IA (3.2 miles ), Decorah, IA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $180,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.20 N, Longitude: 91.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 563

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

4.2%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-2.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15%)
  • Registered nurses (11%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Spillville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Spillville, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Spillville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Spillville city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 tornado 26.5 miles away from the city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Spillville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 86% 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 391.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 264.3 miles away from Spillville center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 197.2 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 369.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 164.4 miles away from Spillville center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 274.1 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 Winneshiek County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Spillville:

  • OSSIAN SENIOR HOSPICE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OSSIAN, IA)
  • MAYO DIALYSIS CENTER - DECORAH (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; DECORAH, IA)
  • WINNESHIEK MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; DECORAH, IA)
  • WINNESHIEK MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; DECORAH, IA)
  • WINNESHIEK COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; DECORAH, IA)
  • WELLINGTON PLACE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DECORAH, IA)
  • CRESCO CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CRESCO, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spillville:

  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 5 miles; Calmar, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 11 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 27 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 55 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Viterbo University (about 55 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • Western Technical College (about 56 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 56 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)

Library in Spillville:

  • SPILLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $27,547; Location: 201 OAK ST; 9,923 books; 442 audio materials; 537 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 24 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Spillville: Spillville Public Library (A), Bily Clocks Museum (B), South Winneshiek Area First Responders Spillville (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Spillville: Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Wenceslaus of Spillville Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Wonder Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Spillville: Riverside Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Dvorak Antonin Exhibit (Museums; 323 South Main Street), Bily Clock Museum (323 South Main), Spillville Tourism (323 South Main).

Winneshiek 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: 15.1%
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Spillville compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Spillville (2011 data):

  • Citizens Savings Bank: at 101 Church St, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $73.9 mil, Deposits: $58.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (81%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Spillville city (based on Winneshiek County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 92.83%
Here: 92.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchFriends (Quakers)Baptist General Conference
Adherents48.5%42.8%4.5%1.1%0.8%
Congregations46.5%20.9%9.3%7.0%2.3%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of God The Evangelical Covenant ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.5%0.5%0.4%0.4%0.5%
Congregations2.3%2.3%2.3%2.3%4.7%
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: 7
Winneshiek County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Winneshiek County:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

10.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Winneshiek County:

27.3%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,118
Sewerage 1$3,465$41,5800$0
Local Libraries 0$0 3$888
Totals for Government 1$3,465$41,58011$2,006

4.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
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 Allamakee County, IA  0.55% ($25,455 average AGI)
from Howard County, IA  0.30% ($26,292)
from Fayette County, IA  0.26% ($21,048)


4.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
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 Allamakee County, IA  0.35% ($30,929 average AGI)
to Fayette County, IA  0.35% ($27,000)
to Howard County, IA  0.30% ($31,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spillville:

  • KWLC (1240 AM; 1 kW; DECORAH, IA; Owner: LUTHER COLLEGE)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDEC (1240 AM; 1 kW; DECORAH, IA; Owner: DECORAH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KNEI (1140 AM; 2 kW; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spillville:

  • KVIK (104.7 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • KDEC-FM (100.5 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: DECORAH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K268AF (101.5 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNEI-FM (103.5 FM; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLCD (89.5 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC)
  • KCZQ (102.3 FM; CRESCO, IA; Owner: MEGA MEDIA, LTD.)
  • KCZE (95.1 FM; NEW HAMPTON, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPVL (89.1 FM; POSTVILLE, IA; Owner: POSTVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE)

TV broadcast stations around Spillville:

  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14AF (Channel 14; DECORAH, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Erin Hibma, 1548 County Rd W 14 (Lat: 43.193750 Lon: -91.961028), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 19191 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, SUITE 1100
  • Erin Hibma, 1548 County Rd W 14 (Lat: 43.193750 Lon: -91.961028), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 19191 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, SUITE 1100
  • Erin Hibma, 1548 County Rd W 14 (Lat: 43.193750 Lon: -91.961028), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 19191 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, SUITE 1100
  • Erin Hibma, 1548 County Rd W 14 (Lat: 43.193750 Lon: -91.961028), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 19191 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 800 17TH STREET, SUITE 1100

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • SPILLVILLE, 1548 County Rd W 14 (Lat: 43.193750 Lon: -91.961028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WQQU278
    Assigned Frequencies: 6685.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/2013, Expiration Date: 03/04/2023, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

Most common first names in Spillville, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1187.3 years
Joseph679.0 years
Frank684.8 years
James683.7 years
George668.7 years
John579.2 years
Rose584.2 years
Emma482.2 years
Adolph382.7 years
Celia384.9 years
Most common last names in Spillville, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Klimesh1181.4 years
Herold878.9 years
Balik777.7 years
Novak571.0 years
Kala588.6 years
Frana578.4 years
Loesch574.6 years
Haug488.2 years
Kovarik483.0 years
Triska488.7 years

Spillville on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and metal products"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Mathematical science occupations"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal support workers"
  • #20 (52168) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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