Swisher, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 970 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.3%
 
Males: 497  (51.2%)
Females: 473  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 52338.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $96,964 (it was $63,667 in 2000)
Swisher:

$96,964
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,964 (it was $24,596 in 2000)

Swisher city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $226,949 (it was $124,000 in 2000)
Swisher:

$226,949
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $196,821; detached houses: $190,015

Median gross rent in 2017: $986.

March 2019 cost of living index in Swisher: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.4%
(0.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Swisher, IA (2010)
    • 85497.2%White alone
    • 91.0%Hispanic
    • 70.8%Black alone
    • 50.6%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Swisher, Iowa as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Swisher is 853 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (38.3%), Czech (14.6%), American (12.0%), English (5.9%), Irish (5.4%), European (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/25/1933

Elevation: 791 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 2,111 people per square mile   (low).

Swisher, Iowa map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,001 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,049 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (9.6 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (144.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (206.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Shueyville, IA (1.5 miles ),
Ely, IA (2.5 miles ),
Fairfax, IA (2.6 miles ),
Walford, IA (2.8 miles ),
North Liberty, IA (2.9 miles ),
East Amana, IA (2.9 miles),
Amana, IA (3.1 miles ),
Cedar Rapids, IA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 41.84 N, Longitude: 91.69 W

Area code: 319

Distribution of median household income in Swisher, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Swisher, IA in 2017

Swisher satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $155,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Swisher, IA residents
Average permit cost in Swisher, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

1.7%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +177 (+27.8%).
Most common industries in Swisher, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Machinery (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Machinery (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Food (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Swisher, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Registered nurses (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)

Average climate in Swisher, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Swisher, Iowa average temperatures Swisher, Iowa average precipitation Swisher, Iowa humidity Swisher, Iowa wind speed Swisher, Iowa snowfall Swisher, Iowa sunshine Swisher, Iowa clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.6. This is about average.

City:

77.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.217. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.217
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.224. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.224
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.57
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Swisher-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Swisher city center .

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 tornado 20.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Swisher-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% 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 309.2 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 289.9 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 146.9 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 338.1 miles away from the city 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 343.4 miles away from Swisher 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 309.2 miles away from Swisher 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 Johnson County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Swisher topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Swisher:

  • TANAGER PLACE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • HERITAGE NURSING AND REHAB CENTE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL AND CLINICS - NORTH LIBERTY (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; NORTH LIBERTY, IA)
  • WEST RIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER - CEDAR RAPIDS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER - CEDAR RAPIDS Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • METH-WICK HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)

Operable nuclear power plant near Swisher:

  • 16 miles: Duane Arnold in Palo, IA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swisher:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 6 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 16 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 52 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 61 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 62 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 62 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 63 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Swisher: Swisher (A), Dance-Mor Ballroom (B), Swisher City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Curtis Hill Indian Museum (1612 Curtis Bridge Road Northeast).

Johnson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Swisher and their reported violations in the past:

GADDIS ESTATES HOA (Population served: 215, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2008), St BCA signed (AUG-07-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2008), St BCA signed (OCT-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2008), St BCA signed (2 times from AUG-07-2008 to OCT-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-02-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2008), St BCA signed (2 times from AUG-07-2008 to OCT-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
CORALVILLE LAKE MANOR (Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and AUG-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2007), St BCA signed (FEB-06-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
FAR HORIZONS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-02-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-13-2009), St BCA signed (JUL-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2009), St BCA signed (JAN-07-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-10-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2009), St BCA signed (2 times from JUL-14-2009 to JAN-07-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2009), St BCA signed (2 times from JUL-14-2009 to JAN-07-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2008), St BCA signed (2 times from JUL-14-2009 to JAN-07-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-02-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2008), St BCA signed (2 times from JUL-14-2009 to JAN-07-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2007), St BCA signed (JAN-09-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-09-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2007)
SWISHER TRUST & SAVINGS BANK (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-28-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2007)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2007)
MID RIVER MARINA (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (OCT-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2009), St BCA signed (2 times from SEP-26-2009 to OCT-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUN-2012 and JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (OCT-20-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-28-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUN-2011 and JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (OCT-20-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-28-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2009), St BCA signed (SEP-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2010), St BCA signed (OCT-20-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2009), St BCA signed (SEP-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2010), St BCA signed (OCT-20-2010)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JUL-2006 and AUG-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2006)
  • 19 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
SHOOTERS ON 2ND (Address: 200 MAPLE ST SW , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.6%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Swisher (2011 data):

  • The Exchange State Bank: Swisher Branch at 2721 120th Street, N.E., branch established on 1997/08/04. Info updated 2009/09/16: Bank assets: $41.7 mil, Deposits: $37.4 mil, headquarters in Springville, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Country Bancorporation
  • Swisher Trust & Savings Bank: at 59 Rose Avenue, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $43.4 mil, Deposits: $37.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Swisher Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Swisher:

Marital status in Swisher, IA
  • Never married: 14.0%
  • Now married: 74.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

For population 25 years and over in Swisher:

  • High school or higher: 99.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 0.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Swisher:

(Swisher, Iowa Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Swisher, IA (based on Johnson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,31032
Catholic15,6919
Evangelical Protestant10,22350
Other3,75617
Black Protestant1781
Orthodox1201
None84,604-
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: 26
Johnson County:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Johnson County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Johnson County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Johnson County:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
This county:

9.80 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

5.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

22.1%
Iowa:

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

11.4%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

67.5%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.5%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Swisher:

21.2
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

11.8%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Swisher:

29.4%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.4
Iowa:

6.8

General health condition:
This city:

60.3%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

93.0%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Swisher, 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
Sewerage 1$3,388$40,6560$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,592$43,1040$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$2,339
Totals for Government 2$6,980$41,8801$2,339

Swisher government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $209,000 ($215.46)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($23.71)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $112,000 ($115.46)
    Regular Highways: $110,000 ($113.40)
    Sewerage: $103,000 ($106.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($48.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($22.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($18.56)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($15.46)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($13.40)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($5.15)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($4.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($2.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $76,000 ($78.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $45,000 ($46.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $116,000 ($119.59)

Swisher government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $136,000 ($140.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000 ($45.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($4.12)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($3.09)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($3.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $223,000 ($229.90)
    Highways: $83,000 ($85.57)
  • Tax - Property: $409,000 ($421.65)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $92,000 ($94.85)
    Public Utilities Sales: $17,000 ($17.53)
    Other License: $3,000 ($3.09)

Swisher government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,485,000 ($2561.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,437,000 ($2512.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $257,000 ($264.95)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $209,000 ($215.46)

Swisher government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,316,000 ($1356.70)

7.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($70,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.93%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Linn County, IA  1.00% ($53,893 average AGI)
from Polk County, IA  0.33% ($49,320)
from Cook County, IL  0.30% ($50,019)


9.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.81%
Iowa average:

6.23%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($394 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.06%
Iowa average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Linn County, IA  1.33% ($47,263 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.45% ($48,782)
to Cook County, IL  0.43% ($37,457)

Strongest AM radio stations in Swisher:

  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJM (1360 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KXIC (800 AM; 1 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMRY (1450 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SELLERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Swisher:

  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K295AC (106.9 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KRNL-FM (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IA; Owner: CORNELL COLLEGE)
  • K236AA (95.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Swisher:

  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KCDE-LP (Channel 67; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCDR-LP (Channel 55; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHHH-LP (Channel 57; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRUB-LP (Channel 65; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K64DG (Channel 64; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: R B SHELDAHL)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 5.8mTotal length
  • 3,929Total average daily traffic
  • 3,929Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Swisher)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • PLOTZ LAND, 1822 Plotz Rd. Nw (Lat: 41.819250 Lon: -91.749583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQKU660,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2009, Expiration Date: 09/18/2019, Certifier: Dave C Wilson, Registrant: Racom Corp., 201 West State Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:
  • PLOTZ, 1822 Plotz Rd. Nw (Lat: 41.819333 Lon: -91.749667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQQX657,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2013, Expiration Date: 03/20/2023, Certifier: Charlie Mcclintock, Registrant: Racom, 1331 Stamy Road, Hiawatha, IA 52233, Phone: (319) 393-1475, Email:
  • 0018C IA WIR, 2637 Crown Road F12 (Lat: 41.846944 Lon: -91.670278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WQWN371,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 10/09/2015, Expiration Date: 10/09/2025, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Swisher)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Swisher)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$174,545
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Swisher, IA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Swisher, IA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of fires - 39 took place in 2003, and the least - 1 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Swisher, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (47.6%), and Structure Fires (38.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Swisher, IA
    • 10147.6%Outside Fires
    • 8238.7%Structure Fires
    • 2813.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Swisher, IA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Swisher, IA
  • 88.5%Utility gas
  • 9.3%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Swisher, IA
  • 77.8%Utility gas
  • 22.2%Electricity


Swisher compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income above 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 11 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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