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Population in 2012: 365 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 

Males: 160  (44.0%)
Females: 205  (56.0%)

Median resident age:  49.8 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 51060.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,899 (it was $30,875 in 2000)
Ute:

$29,899
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,027

Ute city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $49,082 (it was $40,500 in 2000)
Ute:

$49,082
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $44,531; Detached houses: $45,293; In 2-unit structures: $68,539; Mobile homes: $5,272

Median gross rent in 2012: $421.

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  • White alone - 369 (98.7%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ute: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (43.4%), Irish (14.0%), Norwegian (10.3%), United States (5.6%), Danish (4.8%), Swedish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/4/1892

Elevation: 1247 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 924 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ute:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ute city:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 8.4%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ute, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ute to the number of sex offenders is 365 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $679 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $533 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (47.0 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (56.8 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (413.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Soldier, IA (2.4 miles ), Charter Oak, IA (2.5 miles ), Ricketts, IA (3.0 miles) , Mapleton, IA (3.0 miles ), Castana, IA (3.2 miles) , Moorhead, IA (3.4 miles ), Danbury, IA (3.6 miles ), Turin, IA (3.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 95.71 W

Area code: 712

Ute household income distribution Ute home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-3.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (25%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Financial managers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Ute-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the Ute city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ute-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.1 miles away from Ute center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Monona County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 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 Ute:

  • MAPLE HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MAPLETON, IA)
  • HEIGHTS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MAPLETON, IA)
  • DUNLAP NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; DUNLAP, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Ute, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ute:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 45 miles; Sioux City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,536)
  • Buena Vista University (about 49 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 54 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 7,095)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 54 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 3,574)
  • Creighton University (about 56 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 6,479)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 57 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 57 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 9,853)

Public elementary/middle school in Ute:

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Library in Ute:

  • UTE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,946; Location: 130 MAIN ST; 3,046 books; 22 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 21 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • St. Mary's Catholic Church is also located in Ute one block off hwy 141.

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

Church in Ute: Saint Paul's Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Ute Hotel & Lounge (141 East Main Street).

 
Monona County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.2%

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
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: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ute, IA

Ute compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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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Banks with branches in Ute (2011 data):

  • Community Bank: Ute State Branch at 131 E Main St, branch established on 1927/02/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $98.2 mil, Deposits: $87.0 mil, headquarters in Dunlap, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Dunlap Iowa Holding Co.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Ute mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Ute city (based on Monona County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.69%
Here58.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents18.5%18.1%17.5%13.7%13.2%
Congregations11.1%7.4%11.1%18.5%11.1%
NameUnited Church of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Evangelical Free Church of AmericaCommunity Church of ChristOther
Adherents11.6%4.9%0.9%0.9%0.7%
Congregations22.2%3.7%3.7%3.7%7.4%
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
Monona County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Monona County:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.9%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Monona County:

27.0%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Monona County:

16.2%
State:

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 7$1,644
Water Supply 1$2,110$25,3200$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$268
Totals for Government 1$2,110$25,3208$1,912

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $22,000 ($60.27)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $70,000 ($191.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000 ($90.41)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($73.97)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($57.53)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($32.88)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($32.88)
    Health Services - Other: $8,000 ($21.92)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($21.92)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($13.70)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($8.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($8.22)
    Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($5.48)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($5.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($5.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($10.96)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $42,000 ($115.07)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($2.74)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($87.67)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($35.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000 ($43.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($10.96)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($8.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $79,000 ($216.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $30,000 ($82.19)
    General Support: $6,000 ($16.44)
  • Tax - Property: $64,000 ($175.34)
    Total General Sales: $18,000 ($49.32)
    NEC: $3,000 ($8.22)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($5.48)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($54.79)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($54.79)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $284,000 ($778.08)

4.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
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 Woodbury County, IA  1.22% ($31,523 average AGI)
from Harrison County, IA  0.47% ($30,235)
from Douglas County, NE  0.30% ($26,818)


5.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
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 Woodbury County, IA  1.86% ($24,676 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.36% ($41,077)
to Harrison County, IA  0.30% ($24,818)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ute:

  • 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.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ute:

  • KILV (107.5 FM; CASTANA, IA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKIA (92.9 FM; IDA GROVE, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZSR (102.3 FM; ONAWA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDSN-FM (107.1 FM; DENISON, IA; Owner: M & J RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Ute:

  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • S Side Of Ball Diamond Rd (Lat: 42.050833 Lon: -95.703333), Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WNYE857
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2011, Expiration Date: 01/22/2022
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:



Most common first names in Ute, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1176.1 years
Edward874.1 years
Fred884.5 years
Henry883.4 years
Helen785.4 years
Elmer779.4 years
Anna684.2 years
Marie684.0 years
William668.0 years
Mary688.7 years
Most common last names in Ute, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Goslar978.4 years
Thompson976.8 years
Hartigan879.5 years
Petersen882.9 years
Klaus683.5 years
Shanahan684.5 years
Weed578.8 years
Knutzen586.0 years
Carlson559.6 years
Bretthauer581.2 years

Ute on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations:"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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