For population 25 years and over in Stanton:
For population 15 years and over in Stanton city:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,163 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (43.9 miles , pop. 58,268).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (51.2 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (389.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Red Oak, IA (2.6 miles ), Villisca, IA (2.7 miles ), Coburg, IA (3.1 miles) , Hepburn, IA (3.2 miles) , Nodaway, IA (3.4 miles) , Elliott, IA (3.5 miles ), Grant, IA (3.6 miles) , Essex, IA (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.98 N, Longitude: 95.10 W
Area code: 712
Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+2.4%).
Work and jobs in Stanton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Stanton, Iowa
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Stanton-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 195% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/12/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Stanton city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1999, a category F4 tornado 13.9 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $3 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Stanton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.9 miles away from Stanton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Virginia Christine - Actor.
Hospitals/medical centers near Stanton:
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Public high school in Stanton:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 5.9%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
46 people in nursing homes
Stanton compared to Iowa state average:
Banks with branches in Stanton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Stanton (based on Montgomery County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.50%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Stanton government finances in 2002:
5.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,554 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,731 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.