Titonka, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 459 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.4%
 
Males: 199  (43.5%)
Females: 260  (56.5%)
Median resident age:  45.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 50480.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $36,813 (it was $35,147 in 2000)
Titonka:

$36,813
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $20,080 (it was $16,594 in 2000)

Titonka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $44,875 (it was $40,100 in 2000)
Titonka:

$44,875
IA:

$136,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $53,382; Detached houses: $53,830

Median gross rent in 2015: $549.

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  • Races in Titonka, IA (2010)

    Titonka races chart
    • 46597.7%White alone
    • 71.5%Hispanic
    • 30.6%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Titonka: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (62.5%), American (7.6%), Norwegian (6.9%), English (3.8%), Danish (1.7%), Czech (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/1/1900

Elevation: 1164 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,644 people per square mile   (low).

Titonka,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Titonka:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Titonka city:

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

19 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.8% Europe, 0.8% North America).

This city:

3.8%
Iowa:

4.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Titonka, Iowa as of November 21, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Titonka to the number of sex offenders is 233 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $725 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $528 (1.3%)

Titonka satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (86.2 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (125.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (338.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Woden, IA (2.6 miles ), Burt, IA (3.1 miles ), Bancroft, IA (3.1 miles ), Lakota, IA (3.2 miles ), Wesley, IA (3.3 miles ), Sexton, IA (3.3 miles) , Buffalo Center, IA (3.4 miles ), Crystal Lake, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $80,000

Latitude: 43.24 N, Longitude: 94.04 W

Area code: 515

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

2.5%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-5.3%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Titonka, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Titonka-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/29/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Titonka city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 10/14/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.9 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 172 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Titonka-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% 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 195.0 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 276.6 miles away from Titonka center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 201.9 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 247.6 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 461.5 miles away from Titonka center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 225.5 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 Kossuth County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Titonka topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Titonka:

  • TITONKA CARE CENTER (312 FIRST AVENUE NW)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Titonka:

  • HERITAGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BANCROFT, IA)
  • WEST HOME EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BURT, IA)
  • TIMELY MISSION NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BUFFALO CENTER, IA)
  • GIRLING HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ALGONA, IA)
  • ALGONA MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ALGONA, IA)
  • HANCOCK COUNTY HEALTH SYSTEM Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; BRITT, IA)
  • NORTH IOWA MERCY DIALYSIS CENTER - ALGONA (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; ALGONA, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Titonka:

  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 42 miles; Estherville, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 47 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 53 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Riverland Community College (about 61 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 64 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • South Central College (about 65 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Buena Vista University (about 72 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)

Library in Titonka:

  • TITONKA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $29,530; Location: 136 MAIN ST N; 8,959 books; 129 audio materials; 446 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Titonka: Stateline Co-op Elevator (A), Titonka Ambulance Service (B), Titonka Volunteer Fire Department (C), Titonka Public Library (D), Titonka City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: U S Fish & Wildlife Service (Recreation Areas; 1710 360th Street).

Kossuth 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 2015: 13.7%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  51.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported
33 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
32 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Titonka (2011 data):

  • Titonka Savings Bank: at 173 Main Street North, branch established on 1916/01/01. Info updated 2008/08/08: Bank assets: $151.7 mil, Deposits: $129.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Titonka Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Titonka city (based on Kossuth County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,7337
Mainline Protestant4,12019
Evangelical Protestant3,04417
Other11
None1,645-
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
Kossuth County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Kossuth County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Kossuth County:

8.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

12.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Kossuth County:

26.9%
Iowa:

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

16.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.6%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Titonka:

50.8%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Titonka:

21.4%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Titonka:

13.5%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Titonka:

31.8%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Titonka:

55.0%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

73.4%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Titonka, 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
Other Government Administration 1$4,137$49,64412$1,222
Firefighters 0$0 40$640
Water Supply 1$5,052$60,6240$0
Local Libraries 0$0 6$1,202
Totals for Government 2$9,189$55,13458$3,064

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

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $454,000 ($989.11)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $226,000 ($492.37)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($124.18)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($80.61)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($71.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $28,000 ($61.00)
    Libraries: $23,000 ($50.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($45.75)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($39.22)
    Health Services - Other: $18,000 ($39.22)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($21.79)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($19.61)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($10.89)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($8.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($6.54)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $16,000 ($34.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $99,000 ($215.69)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $45,000 ($98.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($80.61)
    All Other: $19,000 ($41.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($15.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($43.57)
    General Support: $9,000 ($19.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $88,000 ($191.72)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($30.50)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $205,000 ($446.62)
    Water Utilities: $46,000 ($100.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $47,000 ($102.40)
    General Support: $13,000 ($28.32)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.18)
  • Tax - Property: $101,000 ($220.04)
    Total General Sales: $42,000 ($91.50)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($8.71)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.18)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $50,000 ($108.93)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $25,000 ($54.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $25,000 ($54.47)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $145,000 ($315.90)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $566,000 ($1233.12)

3.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.83%
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 Palo Alto County, IA  0.30% ($48,474 average AGI)
from Hancock County, IA  0.21% ($25,615)
from Polk County, IA  0.21% ($30,000)


4.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,557 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
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  0.39% ($37,280 average AGI)
to Cerro Gordo County, IA  0.32% ($45,050)
to Hancock County, IA  0.19% ($31,583)

Strongest AM radio stations in Titonka:

  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Titonka:

  • KLGA-FM (92.7 FM; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KIOW (107.3 FM; FOREST CITY, IA; Owner: PILOT KNOB BROADCASTING)
  • KJLY (104.5 FM; BLUE EARTH, MN; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING,INC)

TV broadcast stations around Titonka:

  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 5,900Total average daily traffic
  • 8,769Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • County Maintenance Garage (Lat: 43.233861 Lon: -94.035500), Call Sign: WBG49
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.135 MHzGrant Date: 12/21/2004, Expiration Date: 02/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/12/2012Registrant: Electronic Specialties, Inc, 2103 Highway 169 North, Algona, IA 50511, Phone: (515) 295-7752, Fax: (515) 295-7238, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: AB0EH, Previous Call Sign: KB0UBB, Licensee ID: L00193073, Grant Date: 07/09/2015, Expiration Date: 09/25/2025, Certifier: Mark R Kelly, Registrant: Mark R Kelly, 236 Ripley St Nw, Titonka, IA 50480-7715
  • Call Sign: KB0VQR, Grant Date: 03/16/1996, Expiration Date: 03/16/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2008, Registrant: Amy Benson, 647 Main St N, Titonka, IA 50480
  • Call Sign: N0RSI, Licensee ID: L00439453, Grant Date: 03/05/2012, Expiration Date: 03/24/2022, Certifier: Richard A Benson, Registrant: Richard A Benson, 647 N Main St, Titonka, IA 50480
  • Call Sign: WD0GEW, Grant Date: 03/15/1994, Expiration Date: 03/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2006, Registrant: Karl F Schiltz, 635 Main St N, Titonka, IA 50480
  • Call Sign: KC0IKL, Licensee ID: L00265377, Grant Date: 06/30/2000, Expiration Date: 06/30/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/03/2012, Certifier: Adam A Cink, Registrant: Adam A Cink, 3108 210 Ave, Titonka, IA 50480

Most common first names in Titonka, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2679.5 years
Anna1487.5 years
William1277.0 years
George1178.4 years
Fred984.8 years
Herman879.0 years
Marie882.0 years
Arthur869.8 years
Henry883.7 years
Martha786.9 years
Most common last names in Titonka, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brandt1174.7 years
Peterson1082.2 years
Boyken1077.5 years
Isebrand980.8 years
Bruns980.3 years
Stecker880.0 years
Beenken783.6 years
Rippentrop778.4 years
Baade768.6 years
Nelson769.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Titonka compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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