St. Paul, Iowa

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Population in 2012: 128 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.5%
 
Males: 67  (52.5%)
Females: 61  (47.5%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 52657

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,815 (it was $45,313 in 2000)
St. Paul:

$54,815
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,572 (it was $20,312 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $113,875 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
St. Paul:

$113,875
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $104,844; Detached houses: $104,844

Median gross rent in 2012: $508.

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  • White alone - 127 (98.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Paul: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (57.0%), United States (12.8%), Polish (7.0%), Irish (5.8%), English (4.7%), Norwegian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/1/1895

Elevation: 715 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 339 people per square mile   (very low).

St. Paul, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in St. Paul:

  • High school or higher: 99.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Paul city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 64.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,031 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,542 (1.4%)

St. Paul satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (61.5 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (162.8 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (212.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: West Point, IA (2.2 miles ), Houghton, IA (2.3 miles) , Franklin, IA (2.6 miles) , Salem, IA (2.8 miles ), Donnellson, IA (3.0 miles ), Denmark, IA (3.1 miles ), Hillsboro, IA (3.4 miles ), Danville, IA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.77 N, Longitude: 91.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 319

St. Paul household income distribution St. Paul home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-1.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (24%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Engineers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Registered nurses (11%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (7%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)

Average climate in St. Paul, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

St. Paul-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the St. Paul city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/25/1965, a category F3 tornado 13.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Paul-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 83% 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 251.1 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 235.3 miles away from St. Paul 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 270.8 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 277.2 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 251.6 miles away from St. Paul center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 236.3 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 Lee County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Paul topographic map

Birthplace of: Maurice John Dingman - Sixth bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Des Moines., Sebastian Menke - Catholic priest of the Diocese of Davenport who was the tenth president of St. Ambrose University..

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Paul:

  • WEST POINT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WEST POINT, IA)
  • DONNELLSON HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DONNELLSON, IA)
  • REGIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; DONNELLSON, IA)
  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, LC - FT MADISON (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; FORT MADISON, IA)
  • DANVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DANVILLE, IA)
  • FORT MADISON HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FORT MADISON, IA)
  • LEE COUNTY HEALTH DEPT COMM NU (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; FORT MADISON, IA)

Amtrak stations near St. Paul:

  • 14 miles: FORT MADISON (1601 20TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.
  • 15 miles: MOUNT PLEASANT (418 N. ADAMS ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Paul:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 19 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Western Illinois University (about 49 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 50 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • University of Iowa (about 62 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Truman State University (about 69 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Augustana College (about 72 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 72 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)

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Church in St. Paul: Saint James Parish (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lee 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 2000 was 17.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 0.840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.840
U.S.:

1.929
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

St. Paul compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

St. Paul travel time to work - commute St. Paul mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Wood (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Paul city (based on Lee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.36%
Here: 55.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents35.2%10.4%8.8%8.4%6.8%
Congregations11.5%14.8%3.3%8.2%3.3%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents5.5%4.5%3.3%3.2%13.9%
Congregations4.9%3.3%3.3%9.8%37.7%
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: 8
Lee County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Lee County:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

11.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

28.2%
Iowa:

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

13.2%
State:

14.5%

St. Paul government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $754,000 ($5890.63)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($78.13)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($31.25)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($23.44)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($15.63)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($7.81)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($7.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($7.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($101.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($39.06)

St. Paul government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($31.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($15.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $871,000 ($6804.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($39.06)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($7.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($70.31)
    General Support: $3,000 ($23.44)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($78.13)
    Total General Sales: $9,000 ($70.31)

St. Paul government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $217,000 ($1695.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $217,000 ($1695.31)

St. Paul government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $251,000 ($1960.94)

4.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,026 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
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 Des Moines County, IA  0.67% ($25,236 average AGI)
from Hancock County, IL  0.60% ($31,675)
from Clark County, MO  0.25% ($26,515)


5.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,175 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
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 Des Moines County, IA  0.72% ($32,433 average AGI)
to Hancock County, IL  0.48% ($26,359)
to Henry County, IA  0.30% ($30,675)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Paul:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBKB (1360 AM; 1 kW; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Paul:

  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILJ-FM (105.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)
  • KGRS (107.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKMI (93.5 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIUW (89.5 FM; WARSAW, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around St. Paul:

  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K54AF (Channel 54; KEOSAUQUA, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
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