Tingley, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 183 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.0%
 
Males: 78  (42.9%)
Females: 105  (57.1%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 50863

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,094 (it was $22,321 in 2000)
Tingley:

$46,094
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,227 (it was $14,475 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,506 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Tingley:

$38,506
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $45,162; Detached houses: $48,509; Mobile homes: $33,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $550.

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  • White alone - 183 (99.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.5%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tingley: 83.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.2%), Irish (14.3%), English (14.0%), United States (12.1%), Danish (10.9%), Dutch (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/17/1884

Elevation: 1241 feet

Land area: 0.67 square miles.

Population density: 271 people per square mile   (very low).

Tingley, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Tingley:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tingley city:

  • Never married: 4.6%
  • Now married: 61.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 22.5%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Tingley, Iowa as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Tingley to the number of sex offenders is 183 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $500 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $300 (0.9%)

Tingley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (59.2 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (98.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (345.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ellston, IA (2.2 miles) , Shannon City, IA (2.2 miles) , Sun Valley Lake, IA (2.6 miles) , Arispe, IA (2.6 miles) , Beaconsfield, IA (2.9 miles) , Diagonal, IA (2.9 miles ), Mount Ayr, IA (3.1 miles ), Afton, IA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.85 N, Longitude: 94.20 W

Area code: 641

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

3.9%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-4.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (23%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)

Average climate in Tingley, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tingley-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Tingley city center injured one person and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 tornado 19.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tingley-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% 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 374.7 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 363.3 miles away from Tingley 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 72.5 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 357.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 379.0 miles away from Tingley center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.4 miles away from the city 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 Ringgold County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tingley topographic map

Birthplace of: Dan McGugin - College football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Tingley:

  • CLEARVIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • RINGGOLD COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • RINGGOLD COUNTY HOSPITAL DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • RINGGOLD COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • MOUNT AYR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MOUNT AYR, IA)
  • AFTON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; AFTON, IA)
  • CLEARVIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CLEARFIELD, IA)

Amtrak station near Tingley:

  • 17 miles: CRESTON (PINE & ADAMS STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tingley:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 51 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Drake University (about 60 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 67 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 82 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Iowa State University (about 86 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 89 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Highland Community College (about 90 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)

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Notable location: Tingley Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Ringgold 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: 7.3%
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Tingley compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (79%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Other fuel (7%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 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 Tingley city (based on Ringgold County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.59%
Here: 50.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents36.4%27.5%8.5%6.7%6.0%
Congregations34.6%15.4%3.8%7.7%11.5%
NameLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOld Order AmishGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents3.7%3.4%2.4%2.3%3.2%
Congregations3.8%7.7%3.8%3.8%7.7%
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: 2
Ringgold County:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Ringgold County:

13.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

17.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Ringgold County:

27.1%
Iowa:

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

18.4%
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$175
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$709
Totals for Government 0$0 2$884

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($27.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($10.93)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $23,000 ($125.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($125.68)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($87.43)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($16.39)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($10.93)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($10.93)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($5.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($5.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $24,000 ($131.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $35,000 ($191.26)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $17,000 ($92.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($49.18)
    Property Sale Other: $5,000 ($27.32)
    Rents: $1,000 ($5.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $21,000 ($114.75)
    General Support: $1,000 ($5.46)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($87.43)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($10.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $56,000 ($306.01)

4.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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 Decatur County, IA  0.57% ($19,500 average AGI)


6.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,167 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
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 Union County, IA  0.96% ($17,824 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.90% ($28,688)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tingley:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSIB (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CRESTON, IA; Owner: G. O. RADIO, LTD.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tingley:

  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KIIC (97.9 FM; LAMONI, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSIB-FM (101.3 FM; CRESTON, IA; Owner: G. O. RADIO, LIMITED)
  • K203DB (88.5 FM; CRESTON, IA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • LORI DAWSON, 1245 245th Ave (Lat: 40.862833 Lon: -94.195806), Type: 106.3, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, STE 100
  • LORI DAWSON, 1245 245th Ave (Lat: 40.862833 Lon: -94.195806), Type: 106.3, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, STE 100
  • LORI DAWSON, 1245 245th Ave (Lat: 40.862833 Lon: -94.195806), Type: 106.4, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, STE 100
  • LORI DAWSON, 1245 245th Ave (Lat: 40.862833 Lon: -94.195806), Type: 106.4, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, STE 100

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • TINGLEY, 1245 245th Ave (Lat: 40.862833 Lon: -94.195806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQHI684
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2007, Expiration Date: 08/07/2017, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    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: KD0VPG, Licensee ID: L01789090
    Grant Date: 05/16/2013, Expiration Date: 05/16/2023, Certifier: Timothy L Neighbours
    Registrant: Timothy L Neighbours, 301 S Jefferson, Tingley, IA 50863

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