Templeton, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 358 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.2%
 
Males: 168  (47.2%)
Females: 190  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  49.6 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 51463.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,910 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Templeton:

$46,910
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,307 (it was $18,703 in 2000)

Templeton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,883 (it was $63,900 in 2000)
Templeton:

$91,883
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $129,581; Detached houses: $129,354; Townhouses or other attached units: $165,168; In 2-unit structures: $94,930; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $67,357; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $70,369; Mobile homes: $38,148

Median gross rent in 2013: $682.

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  • Races in Templeton, IA (2010)

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    • 35698.3%White alone
    • 41.1%Black alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone
    • 10.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Templeton: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (63.4%), Irish (11.2%), Dutch (3.2%), English (1.9%), United States (1.9%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/28/1883

Elevation: 1442 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 875 people per square mile   (low).

Templeton,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Templeton:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Templeton city:

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 70.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,413 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $901 (1.1%)

Templeton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (66.2 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (71.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (374.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Gray, IA (2.4 miles) , Dedham, IA (2.5 miles ), Manning, IA (2.5 miles ), Halbur, IA (2.5 miles ), Willey, IA (2.7 miles) , Aspinwall, IA (3.1 miles) , Carroll, IA (3.3 miles ), Arcadia, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $171,100
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.92 N, Longitude: 94.94 W

Area code: 712

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

3.2%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+4.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Information (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (43%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Templeton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Templeton, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Templeton-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Templeton city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Templeton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 265.2 miles away from the city 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 210.5 miles away from Templeton center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 275.9 miles away from the city center
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 94.3 miles away from the city center
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 443.1 miles away from Templeton center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 139.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Templeton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Templeton:

  • MANNING REGIONAL HEALTHCARE CE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MANNING, IA)
  • REGENCY PARK NURSING AND REHAB CENTER OF CARROLL (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • SAINT ANTHONYS REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • ST ANTHONY REGIONAL HOSPITAL & NURSIING HOME Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • ST ANTHONY HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • ST ANTHONY'S REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • ULTIMATE NURSING SERVICES OF IOWA INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CARROLL, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Templeton:

  • Buena Vista University (about 52 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 55 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 63 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Iowa State University (about 67 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 68 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • Creighton University (about 69 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • Drake University (about 70 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)

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Notable locations in Templeton: Templeton (A), Carroll County Ambulance Service Templeton (B), Templeton Fire Department (C), Templeton City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Templeton: Sacred Heart Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Sacred Heart Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Carroll 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 2013: 7.4%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Templeton compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Templeton (2011 data):

  • Templeton Savings Bank: at 103 S Main St, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $94.5 mil, Deposits: $76.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Templeton city (based on Carroll County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,94314
Evangelical Protestant3,33618
Mainline Protestant2,86013
Other1961
None2,481-
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: 8
Carroll County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Carroll County:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

10.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

26.4%
Iowa:

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

13.5%
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 1$1,431
Streets and Highways 1$5,380$64,5600$0
Totals for Government 1$5,380$64,5601$1,431

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($16.76)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $48,000 ($134.08)
    Water Utilities: $42,000 ($117.32)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($58.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($55.87)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($30.73)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($19.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($13.97)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($13.97)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($13.97)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($11.17)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($8.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($5.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($5.59)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($2.79)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($2.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($61.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $32,000 ($89.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $44,000 ($122.91)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($64.25)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($47.49)
    All Other: $5,000 ($13.97)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $14,000 ($39.11)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($5.59)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($2.79)
    Rents: $1,000 ($2.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $49,000 ($136.87)
    Gas Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $27,000 ($75.42)
    General Support: $12,000 ($33.52)
    All Other: $2,000 ($5.59)
  • Tax - Property: $87,000 ($243.02)
    NEC: $2,000 ($5.59)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $427,000 ($1192.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $388,000 ($1083.80)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $39,000 ($108.94)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $53,000 ($148.04)

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Polk County, IA  0.60% ($32,235 average AGI)
from Crawford County, IA  0.45% ($41,553)
from Sac County, IA  0.31% ($39,692)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
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 Polk County, IA  0.76% ($32,031 average AGI)
to Dallas County, IA  0.25% ($27,429)
to Douglas County, NE  0.25% ($41,095)

Strongest AM radio stations in Templeton:

  • KCIM (1380 AM; 1 kW; CARROLL, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, 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.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Templeton:

  • KKRL (93.7 FM; CARROLL, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGRA (98.9 FM; JEFFERSON, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWOI (90.7 FM; CARROLL, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KKIA (92.9 FM; IDA GROVE, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDSN-FM (107.1 FM; DENISON, IA; Owner: M & J RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Templeton:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Templeton fatal accident list:

Feb 29, 1988 11:10 PM, 3278, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Templeton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 326 Railway (Lat: 41.916083 Lon: -94.929167), Call Sign: KNFF802
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.190 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2005, Expiration Date: 04/30/2015
    Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, 326 Railway St (Lat: 41.919972 Lon: -94.942194), Structure height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WNEU285
    Assigned Frequencies: 2192.00 MHz, 2196.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/14/1997, Expiration Date: 12/17/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/10/2003
    Registrant: Phone: (515) 628-1724
  • Toyne, 4 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 41.935278 Lon: -94.878472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WPYT873
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/27/2003, Expiration Date: 10/27/2013, Certifier: Allan J Becker
    Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, 1554 St. Paul St., Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-2878, Fax: (303) 840-1129, Email:
  • TEMPLETON, 18750 305th Street (Lat: 41.912194 Lon: -94.923889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQCM776
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/11/2005, Expiration Date: 04/11/2015, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0UCE
    Grant Date: 09/08/1992, Expiration Date: 09/08/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2004
    Registrant: Jason T Irlbeck, R 1 Box 32a, Templeton, IA 51463

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Templeton, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary876.2 years
John776.0 years
Anna686.8 years
Henry587.0 years
Joseph577.0 years
Elizabeth587.2 years
Clara483.0 years
Frank476.8 years
Edward477.5 years
William484.3 years
Most common last names in Templeton, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Greteman978.3 years
Schoeppner964.9 years
Kerkhoff681.7 years
Irlbeck682.0 years
Fangman578.6 years
Heithoff575.6 years
Weitl574.2 years
Hacker576.0 years
Rohe478.3 years
Niehaus472.2 years

Templeton on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Protective service occupations:"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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