Struble, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 78 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.2%
 
Males: 53  (69.0%)
Females: 25  (31.0%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 51031

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,569 (it was $37,813 in 2000)
Struble:

$53,569
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,033 (it was $16,423 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $106,996 (it was $41,700 in 2000)
Struble:

$106,996
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $75,654; Detached houses: $82,969; Mobile homes: $26,888
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  • White alone - 66 (84.6%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (14.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.3%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Struble: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.8%), Czech (12.6%), Dutch (9.3%), English (8.2%), Irish (7.7%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/17/1895

Elevation: 1268 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 501 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Struble:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Struble city:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

5 residents are foreign born (5.9% Latin America).

This city:  5.9%
Iowa:  4.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $600 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (0.6%)

Struble satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (29.3 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (113.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (441.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Maurice, IA (2.2 miles ), Craig, IA (2.4 miles) , Brunsville, IA (2.6 miles) , Le Mars, IA (2.7 miles ), Ireton, IA (2.9 miles ), Oyens, IA (2.9 miles) , Orange City, IA (3.2 miles ), Alton, IA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 42.89 N, Longitude: 96.19 W

Area code: 712

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

3.4%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+26.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (48%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (29%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (56%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

Average climate in Struble, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Struble-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Struble city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Struble-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 185.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 192.1 miles away from Struble center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 137.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 130.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.4 miles away from Struble center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 192.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plymouth County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jim Nicholson (Secretary of Veterans Affairs) - 5th Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Art Jahn - Major League Baseball outfielder.

Hospitals and medical centers near Struble:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - LEMARS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • FLOYD VALLEY COMMUNITY HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • FLOYD VALLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • LEMARS AREA DIALYSIS SERVICES (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • PLYMOUTH MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ORANGE CITY, IA)
  • ORANGE CITY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ORANGE CITY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Struble:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 30 miles; Sioux City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,544)
  • University of South Dakota (about 38 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Buena Vista University (about 53 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 56 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Wayne State College (about 62 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 77 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Northeast Community College (about 85 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)

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Plymouth 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: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
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: 3.0% of all households

Struble compared to Iowa state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (87%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Struble city (based on Plymouth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.40%
Here: 74.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents47.6%18.6%11.4%10.9%2.9%
Congregations20.4%18.4%18.4%8.2%6.1%
NameChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.4%1.3%2.4%
Congregations2.0%2.0%6.1%4.1%14.3%
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: 6
Plymouth County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

9.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Plymouth County:

28.3%
Iowa:

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

16.6%
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 2$85
Totals for Government 0$0 2$85

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($102.56)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($51.28)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($38.46)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($25.64)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($12.82)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($12.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($12.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($12.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $1,000 ($12.82)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($115.38)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($12.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($89.74)
    General Support: $1,000 ($12.82)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($64.10)
    Total General Sales: $4,000 ($51.28)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($128.21)

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,363 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
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 Woodbury County, IA  1.63% ($35,648 average AGI)
from Sioux County, IA  0.36% ($38,400)
from Union County, SD  0.17% ($32,176)


5.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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 Woodbury County, IA  1.43% ($32,957 average AGI)
to Sioux County, IA  0.38% ($24,351)
to Polk County, IA  0.20% ($44,050)

Strongest AM radio stations in Struble:

  • KLEM (1410 AM; 1 kW; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSOU (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Struble:

  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KUSD (89.7 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: S/DAKOTA BD OF DIR FOR ED. TELECOMUN)
  • KIHK (106.9 FM; ROCK VALLEY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Struble:

  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUSD-TV (Channel 2; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WA0NXE, Previous Call Sign: KA0UBB, Licensee ID: L01171182
    Grant Date: 07/12/2006, Expiration Date: 07/31/2016
    Registrant: Dan L Hoag, Struble, IA 51057

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