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Population in 2012: 358 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.2%
 

Males: 186  (52.1%)
Females: 172  (47.9%)

Median resident age:  43.6 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 51463.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,002 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Templeton:

$49,002
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,486

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,999 (it was $63,900 in 2000)
Templeton:

$87,999
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $97,468; Detached houses: $97,468

Median gross rent in 2012: $670.

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  • White alone - 356 (98.3%)
  • Black alone - 4 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Templeton: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (57.2%), Irish (10.7%), Swiss (7.7%), Dutch (3.3%), English (3.0%), United States (1.6%).

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 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Templeton:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Templeton city:

  • Never married: 13.9%
  • Now married: 72.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Iowa:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $791 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $775 (1.0%)

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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
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $171,100
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 41.92 N, Longitude: 94.94 W

Area code: 712

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.4%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+4.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other financial specialists (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Templeton-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 185% 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 significantly below Iowa state average. It is 100% 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 94.3 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 97.7 miles away from Templeton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), 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: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Templeton, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Templeton:

  • Buena Vista University (about 52 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,241)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 55 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 63 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 3,574)
  • Iowa State University (about 67 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 68 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 7,095)
  • Creighton University (about 69 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 6,479)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 70 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,774)

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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 2012: 2.7%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Templeton, IA

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 rooms per house above state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Templeton travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.81%
Here85.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents63.8%14.2%10.1%3.7%2.8%
Congregations35.7%11.9%11.9%11.9%4.8%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Friends (Quakers)General Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents1.8%0.9%0.8%0.8%1.3%
Congregations2.4%4.8%4.8%2.4%9.5%
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: 8
Here:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.51 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Carroll County:

8.7%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.4%
State:

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

13.5%
Iowa:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$1,682
Streets and Highways 1$6,262$75,1440$0
Totals for Government 1$6,262$75,1442$1,682

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)

4.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Iowa average:

6.30%

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:
from Sac County, IA  0.35% ($27,724 average AGI)
from Crawford County, IA  0.32% ($22,538)
from Audubon County, IA  0.27% ($25,818)


5.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,922 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Iowa average:

6.47%

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:
to Polk County, IA  0.94% ($34,899 average AGI)
to Story County, IA  0.36% ($32,267)
to Crawford County, IA  0.33% ($24,964)

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 drivers: 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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