Tennant, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 66 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.6%
 
Males: 41  (63.0%)
Females: 25  (37.0%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 51570

Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,469 (it was $32,321 in 2000)
Tennant:

$53,469
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,268 (it was $18,982 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $79,079 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Tennant:

$79,079
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $72,529; Detached houses: $72,406
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tennant: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.7%), Danish (9.7%), Irish (9.7%), Czech (6.5%), Swedish (6.5%), American (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/23/1915

Elevation: 1382 feet

Land area: 0.71 square miles.

Population density: 92 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Tennant:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tennant city:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 3.2%

2 residents are foreign born (2.7% Asia).

This city:

2.7%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $865 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $953 (1.3%)

Tennant satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (32.1 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (37.5 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (401.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Shelby, IA (2.4 miles ), Portsmouth, IA (2.4 miles ), Corley, IA (2.4 miles) , Persia, IA (2.6 miles ), Harlan, IA (2.7 miles ), Westphalia, IA (3.0 miles) , Panama, IA (3.1 miles ), Avoca, IA (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $50,000

Latitude: 41.59 N, Longitude: 95.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 712

Tennant household income distribution Tennant home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-6.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (31%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (35%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (38%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Tennant, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Tennant-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the Tennant city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.7 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:

Tennant-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 194.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 270.6 miles away from Tennant 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 66.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 283.4 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 125.2 miles away from Tennant center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Shelby County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Tennant:

  • REM IOWA-BIRCH COTTAGE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SHELBY, IA)
  • AVOCA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AVOCA, IA)
  • MYRTUE MED CTR HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; HARLAN, IA)
  • HARLAN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; HARLAN, IA)
  • MYRTUE MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; HARLAN, IA)
  • ELM CREST RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HARLAN, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tennant:

  • Iowa Western Community College (about 29 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; Full-time enrollment: 5,344)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 34 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • Creighton University (about 35 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 37 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 38 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • Bellevue University (about 40 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Buena Vista University (about 74 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)

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Shelby 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 2016: 5.5%
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.7%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tennant city (based on Shelby County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,4646
Evangelical Protestant3,34417
Mainline Protestant2,03311
Other1901
None3,136-
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: 4
Shelby County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Shelby County:

27.3%
Iowa:

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

16.0%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$150
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$252
Totals for Government 0$0 8$402

4.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,780 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
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 Pottawattamie County, IA  1.03% ($34,080 average AGI)
from Crawford County, IA  0.31% ($26,000)
from Douglas County, NE  0.31% ($34,333)


6.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,823 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
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 Pottawattamie County, IA  1.12% ($29,582 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.65% ($26,719)
to Crawford County, IA  0.39% ($39,895)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tennant:

  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tennant:

  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNOD (105.3 FM; HARLAN, IA; Owner: WIRELESS BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIWR (89.7 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Tennant:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • KVSS-LP (Channel 67; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 45Total average daily traffic
  • 65Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Dennis l Hill, Section 24 Twp 79n R40 W 3 Mi N (Lat: 41.638500 Lon: -95.442556), Type: 67.1, Overall height: 66.1 m, Registrant: 7125464141, Dhill@nipco.Com, HWY 75 S
  • Dennis L Hill, Section 24 Twp 79n R40 W 3 Mi N (Lat: 41.638500 Lon: -95.442556), Type: 67.1, Overall height: 66.1 m, Registrant: 7125464141, Dhill@nipco.Com, HWY 75 S
  • Dennis L Hill, Section 24 Twp 79n R40 W 3 Mi N (Lat: 41.638639 Lon: -95.442583), Type: 69.2, Overall height: 67.1 m, Registrant: 7125464141, Dhill@nipco.Com, HWY 75 S
  • Dennis L Hill, Section 24 Twp 79n R40 W 3 Mi N (Lat: 41.638639 Lon: -95.442583), Type: 69.2, Overall height: 67.1 m, Registrant: 7125464141, Dhill@nipco.Com, HWY 75 S
  • KEITH J SCHILTZ, Section 24 Twp 79n R40 W 3 Mi N (Lat: 41.638639 Lon: -95.442583), Type: 69.2, Overall height: 67.1 m, Registrant: 7125464141, Kschiltz@nipco.Coop, 31002 COUNTY ROAD C38
  • Section 24 Twp 79n R40 W 3 Mi N (Lat: 41.637500 Lon: -95.444722), Type: 67.1, Overall height: 66.1 m, Registrant: 7125464141, Dhill@nipco.Com, HWY 75 S
  • Section 24 Twp 79n R40 W 3 Miles N Of (Lat: 41.637500 Lon: -95.444722), Type: 67.1, Overall height: 66.1 m, Registrant: 7125464141, Dhill@nipco.Com, HIGHWAY 75 SOUTH

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 101 Stevens St, Lat: 41.596667 Lon: -95.441139, Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WQQC342
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2012, Expiration Date: 10/23/2022, Certifier: Thomas C ConryRegistrant: Farmers Mutual Cooperative Tele. Co, 801 19th St, Harlan, IA 51537, Phone: (712) 744-3131, Fax: (712) 744-3100, Email:
  • 101 Stevens St, Lat: 41.596667 Lon: -95.441139, Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WQQC342
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2012, Expiration Date: 10/23/2022, Certifier: Thomas C ConryRegistrant: Farmers Mutual Cooperative Tele. Co, 801 19th St, Harlan, IA 51537, Phone: (712) 744-3131, Fax: (712) 744-3100, Email:
  • 101 Stevens St, Lat: 41.596667 Lon: -95.441139, Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WQQC342
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2012, Expiration Date: 10/23/2022, Certifier: Thomas C ConryRegistrant: Farmers Mutual Cooperative Tele. Co, 801 19th St, Harlan, IA 51537, Phone: (712) 744-3131, Fax: (712) 744-3100, Email:
  • TENNANT, Section 24 Twp 79n R40 W 3 Mi N (Lat: 41.637472 Lon: -95.444722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 66.1 m, Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: KDI54
    Assigned Frequencies: 2149.20 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/2000, Expiration Date: 04/11/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/19/2002Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group Inc, 1554 St Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 756-3080, Fax: (303) 756-4960, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Electricity (39%)

Tennant compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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