Toronto, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 121 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.7%
 
Males: 56  (46.3%)
Females: 65  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 52777

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,364 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Toronto:

$37,364
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,714 (it was $13,702 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $59,363 (it was $33,200 in 2000)
Toronto:

$59,363
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $57,150; Detached houses: $57,210
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  • Races in Toronto, IA (2010)

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    • 11895.2%White alone
    • 32.4%Black alone
    • 32.4%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Toronto: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (63.2%), Irish (7.4%), Swedish (4.4%), American (1.5%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/26/1909

Elevation: 730 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 658 people per square mile   (low).

Toronto, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Toronto:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Toronto city:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 7.2%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Toronto, Iowa as of November 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Toronto to the number of sex offenders is 61 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $895 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $989 (1.6%)

Toronto satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (28.6 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (110.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (164.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lowden, IA (2.1 miles ), Lost Nation, IA (2.2 miles ), Wheatland, IA (2.2 miles ), Oxford Junction, IA (2.7 miles ), Calamus, IA (2.7 miles ), Clarence, IA (3.2 miles ), Baldwin, IA (3.4 miles) , Dixon, IA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 41.90 N, Longitude: 90.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 563

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

4.5%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Business and financial operations occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)

Average climate in Toronto, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the Toronto city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the city center injured 47 people and caused $15 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Toronto-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% 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 285.9 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 264.7 miles away from Toronto center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 105.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 316.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 285.6 miles away from Toronto center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 271.7 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 Clinton County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Toronto topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Toronto:

  • CLARENCE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CLARENCE, IA)
  • CRESTRIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • MAQUOKETA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • MAQUOKETA KIDNEY CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • JACKSON CO REG HEALTH CTR HOME AND COMM HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • HOSPICE OF JACKSON COUNTY (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)
  • JACKSON COUNTY PUBLIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MAQUOKETA, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Toronto:

  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 29 miles; Davenport, IA; Full-time enrollment: 60,376)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 30 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 31 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Augustana College (about 33 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Ashford University (about 35 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • Black Hawk College (about 37 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • University of Iowa (about 39 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)

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Notable locations in Toronto: Toronto Fire Department (A), Toronto Fire Deptartment (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Toronto: Saint James Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Clinton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 4.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.44
U.S.:

6.40
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.0%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
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:

5.7
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Toronto city (based on Clinton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,13533
Catholic9,34011
Evangelical Protestant5,18724
Other1,06110
Black Protestant1221
None23,271-
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: 9
Clinton County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Clinton County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Clinton County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clinton County:

27.9%
Iowa:

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

14.6%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Toronto:

49.3%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.1%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Toronto:

22.2%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Toronto:

13.2%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Toronto:

6.7
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Toronto:

33.4%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Toronto:

55.7%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.0%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Toronto, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$200
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$120
Sewerage 0$0 1$150
Totals for Government 0$0 3$470

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $302,000 ($2495.87)
  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $5,000 ($41.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($41.32)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($41.32)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($33.06)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($24.79)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($8.26)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($8.26)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($8.26)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $3,000 ($24.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($24.79)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($41.32)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $242,000 ($2000.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($90.91)
    All Other: $1,000 ($8.26)
    General Support: $1,000 ($8.26)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $10,000 ($82.64)
    Property: $9,000 ($74.38)

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

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $24,000 ($198.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $38,000 ($314.05)

4.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,807 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
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 Scott County, IA  0.65% ($39,992 average AGI)
from Whiteside County, IL  0.53% ($28,853)
from Jackson County, IA  0.45% ($33,872)


5.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
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 Scott County, IA  0.97% ($31,717 average AGI)
to Whiteside County, IL  0.57% ($34,673)
to Jackson County, IA  0.35% ($46,074)

Strongest AM radio stations in Toronto:

  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Toronto:

  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOB-FM (104.9 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KMAQ-FM (95.1 FM; MAQUOKETA, IA; Owner: MAQUOKETA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Toronto:

  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K61HD (Channel 61; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 325Total average daily traffic
  • 73Total average daily truck traffic
  • 471Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (67%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Toronto compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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