Stanley, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 125 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 68  (54.8%)
Females: 57  (45.2%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 50671

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,825 (it was $30,313 in 2000)
Stanley:

$52,825
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,463 (it was $9,631 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $35,896 (it was $20,000 in 2000)
Stanley:

$35,896
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $49,320; Detached houses: $49,372
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  • Races in Stanley, IA (2010)

    Stanley races chart
    • 11289.6%White alone
    • 86.4%Two or more races
    • 21.6%American Indian alone
    • 21.6%Hispanic
    • 10.8%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Stanley: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.3%), American (15.8%), Irish (15.8%), Norwegian (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/23/1914

Elevation: 1123 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 520 people per square mile   (low).

Stanley, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Stanley:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stanley city:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 11.6%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Stanley, Iowa as of July 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Stanley to the number of sex offenders is 115 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Stanley city:  1.0% ($199)
Iowa:  1.3% ($1,077)

Stanley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (29.1 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (126.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (218.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Aurora, IA (2.1 miles) , Hazleton, IA (2.3 miles ), Oelwein, IA (2.4 miles ), Lamont, IA (3.0 miles ), Maynard, IA (3.1 miles ), Arlington, IA (3.2 miles ), Fairbank, IA (3.5 miles ), Winthrop, IA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 42.64 N, Longitude: 91.81 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 319

Stanley household income distribution Stanley home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+8.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (25%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (32%)
  • Sales and related occupations (29%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

Average climate in Stanley, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Stanley-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Stanley city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stanley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% 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 355.7 miles away from the city 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 170.4 miles away from Stanley 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 334.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 296.4 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 385.7 miles away from Stanley 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 355.5 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 Buchanan County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 8, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stanley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Stanley:

  • BUCHANAN COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; INDEPENDENCE, IA)
  • MAPLE CREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; FAYETTE, IA)
  • LUTHERAN HOME FOR THE AGED (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; STRAWBERRY POINT, IA)
  • STRAWBERRY POINT LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; STRAWBERRY POINT, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stanley:

  • Upper Iowa University (about 14 miles; Fayette, IA; Full-time enrollment: 5,275)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 31 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 35 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 37 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 47 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 52 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 68 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)

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Notable location: Stanley Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Stanley: Stanley Union Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Buchanan 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 48.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.89
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.8%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  79.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stanley city (based on Buchanan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,1914
Mainline Protestant5,04423
Evangelical Protestant3,07128
Other6-
None7,646-
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: 5
Buchanan County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Buchanan County:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

9.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Buchanan County:

27.5%
Iowa:

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

13.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Stanley:

43.8%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Stanley:

56.3%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Stanley:

21.3
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

33.3%
Iowa:

22.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
Iowa:

6.8

General health condition:
This city:

58.3%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Stanley:

95.0%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Stanley, IA Residents
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
Financial Administration 1$3,000$36,0000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$2,357
Firefighters 0$0 1$105
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$400
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$3,600
Totals for Government 1$3,000$36,00011$6,462

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,000 ($32.00)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $8,000 ($64.00)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($40.00)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($32.00)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($24.00)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($16.00)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($16.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($8.00)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($8.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($8.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $2,000 ($16.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($56.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,000 ($64.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($56.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($8.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($80.00)
    General Support: $3,000 ($24.00)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $8,000 ($64.00)
    Property: $3,000 ($24.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $20,000 ($160.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,000 ($8.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($80.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $9,000 ($72.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $19,000 ($152.00)

5.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
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 Black Hawk County, IA  1.26% ($32,970 average AGI)
from Linn County, IA  0.63% ($31,600)
from Fayette County, IA  0.62% ($32,184)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,307 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
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 Black Hawk County, IA  1.23% ($35,867 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.85% ($34,250)
to Fayette County, IA  0.59% ($30,468)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stanley:

  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stanley:

  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KQMG-FM (95.3 FM; INDEPENDENCE, IA; Owner: KEENE OF IOWA, INC.)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KMCH (94.7 FM; MANCHESTER, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Stanley:

  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N0FTZ, Licensee ID: L00900698, Grant Date: 08/20/2014, Expiration Date: 09/19/2024, Certifier: Jeffrey L Smith, Registrant: Jeffrey L Smith, 2604 L Ave, Stanley, IA 50671

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7129P , Serial Number: 24-2292, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 11/07/1960
    Registrant (Corporation): Summer Flying Club Inc, 2451 J Ave, Stanley, IA 50671

Stanley compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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