Vining, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 49 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -30.0%
Males: 22  (46.4%)
Females: 27  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip code: 52348

Estimated median household income in 2015: $63,468 (it was $42,917 in 2000)
Vining:

$63,468
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $25,928 (it was $17,458 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $66,681 (it was $33,300 in 2000)
Vining:

$66,681
IA:

$136,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $136,095; Detached houses: $140,566; Townhouses or other attached units: $178,450; In 2-unit structures: $139,064; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $136,273; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $145,935; Mobile homes: $40,938
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  • Races in Vining, IA (2010)

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    • 4590.0%White alone
    • 510.0%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Vining: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Czech (63.0%), German (22.2%), Irish (7.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/26/1913

Elevation: 890 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 85 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Vining:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 47.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vining city:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 9.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Vining, Iowa as of November 21, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Vining to the number of sex offenders is 50 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Vining city:  0.6% ($199)
Iowa:  1.3% ($1,077)

Vining satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (34.8 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (169.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (242.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elberon, IA (1.9 miles ), Chelsea, IA (2.2 miles ), Clutier, IA (2.5 miles ), Belle Plaine, IA (2.9 miles ), Keystone, IA (3.1 miles ), Tama, IA (3.2 miles ), Toledo, IA (3.2 miles ), Luzerne, IA (3.5 miles) .

Latitude: 41.99 N, Longitude: 92.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 319

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

3.5%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-10.3%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Wholesale trade (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (38%)
  • Transportation occupations (25%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Average climate in Vining, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Vining-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Vining city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 tornado 19.7 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vining-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% 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 341.0 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 322.7 miles away from Vining 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 183.6 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 366.5 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 369.0 miles away from Vining 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 341.2 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 Tama County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vining topographic map

Birthplace of: Leonard Paulu - Sprinter.

Hospitals and medical centers near Vining:

  • BELLE PLAINE NURSING AND REHAB C (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BELLE PLAINE, IA)
  • KEYSTONE NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KEYSTONE, IA)
  • TAMA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH AND HO (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; TOLEDO, IA)
  • SUNNY HILL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TAMA, IA)
  • CARRINGTON PLACE OF TOLEDO (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TOLEDO, IA)
  • SUNNYCREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DYSART, IA)
  • SUNRISE HILL CARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; TRAER, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vining:

  • Hawkeye Community College (about 31 miles; Waterloo, IA; Full-time enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 37 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 39 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 50 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Iowa State University (about 65 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 66 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 66 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)

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Tama 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 51.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 7.2%
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.7%
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 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
Iowa average:

10.3

Vining travel time to work - commute Vining 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 Vining city (based on Tama County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,23322
Catholic2,6144
Evangelical Protestant72710
Other8-
None9,185-
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
Tama County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Tama County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Tama County:

28.1%
Iowa:

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

16.8%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$805
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$665
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$674
Totals for Government 0$0 10$2,144

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($204.08)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($61.22)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($40.82)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($20.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($20.41)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($20.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($142.86)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($20.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($122.45)
    General Support: $1,000 ($20.41)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($122.45)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,000 ($142.86)

5.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
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 Marshall County, IA  1.05% ($27,556 average AGI)
from Black Hawk County, IA  0.64% ($33,295)
from Benton County, IA  0.39% ($38,333)


5.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,663 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
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 Marshall County, IA  1.17% ($32,148 average AGI)
to Black Hawk County, IA  0.87% ($57,233)
to Linn County, IA  0.41% ($25,143)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vining:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vining:

  • KZAT-FM (95.5 FM; BELLE PLAINE, IA; Owner: CAMRORY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRTI (106.7 FM; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSKB (99.1 FM; BROOKLYN, IA; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHKE (89.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)

TV broadcast stations around Vining:

  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Vining fatal accident list:

Aug 23, 1977 11:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 86Total average daily traffic
  • 7Total average daily truck traffic
  • 126Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.1 Km E Of Cr Vi8 8 Km N Of Us 30 (Lat: 41.971944 Lon: -92.364639), Type: Upole, Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: WPHR960, Licensee ID: L00040726
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHzGrant Date: 05/21/2015, Expiration Date: 07/11/2025Registrant: Poweshiek Water Association, 125 Industrial Drive, Brooklyn, IA 52211-0504, Phone: (641) 891-7124

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 0331 VINING, 325th St (Lat: 41.968000 Lon: -92.405361), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 42.1 m, Call Sign: WQWR985, Licensee ID: L00127087
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/03/2015, Expiration Date: 11/03/2025, Certifier: Joe SargentRegistrant: Iowa Wireless Services LLC, 4135 Nw Urbandale Drive, Urbandale, IA 50322, Phone: (515) 258-7537, Fax: (515) 258-7464, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (90%)
  • Wood (6%)

Vining 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 above 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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