Wallingford, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 194 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.6%
 
Males: 109  (56.7%)
Females: 85  (43.3%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 51365.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,137 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Wallingford:

$41,137
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,105 (it was $13,137 in 2000)

Wallingford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $63,399 (it was $40,700 in 2000)
Wallingford:

$63,399
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $519.

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  • Races in Wallingford, IA (2010)

    Wallingford races chart
    • 19599.0%White alone
    • 10.5%Black alone
    • 10.5%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wallingford: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.1%), Norwegian (23.6%), Irish (7.6%), English (6.4%), Dutch (5.1%), Czech (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/4/1913

Elevation: 1275 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 199 people per square mile   (very low).

Wallingford,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Wallingford:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wallingford city:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 10.6%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wallingford, Iowa as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wallingford to the number of sex offenders is 194 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $783 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $489 (1.4%)

Wallingford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (98.5 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (136.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (376.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Graettinger, IA (2.4 miles ), Estherville, IA (2.5 miles ), Gruver, IA (2.6 miles) , Terril, IA (3.0 miles ), Superior, IA (3.3 miles) , Dolliver, IA (3.7 miles) , Ruthven, IA (3.8 miles ), Ringsted, IA (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $90,000

Latitude: 43.32 N, Longitude: 94.79 W

Area code: 712

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

3.6%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+2.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Wallingford, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wallingford-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Wallingford city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/29/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wallingford-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% 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 173.8 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 238.7 miles away from Wallingford 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 210.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 178.9 miles away from the city 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 187.3 miles away from Wallingford center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Emmet County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wallingford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wallingford:

  • EMMET COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; ESTHERVILLE, IA)
  • AVERA HOLY FAMILY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; ESTHERVILLE, IA)
  • RUTHVEN COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; RUTHVEN, IA)
  • PALO ALTO COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; EMMETSBURG, IA)
  • LAKESIDE LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; EMMETSBURG, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallingford:

  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 7 miles; Estherville, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • Buena Vista University (about 52 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 65 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 70 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • South Central College (about 70 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 81 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 85 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)

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Notable locations in Wallingford: Wallingford (A), Farmers Elevator Company Elevator (B), Wallingford Fire Department (C), Wallingford City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Wallingford: Wallingford Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Emmet 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 70.0. This is about average.

City:

70.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.73
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wallingford that have no violations reported:

  • WOLDEN RECREATION AREA (Address: 2303 450TH AVE , Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TUTTLE LAKE-EMMET CONSERVATION (Address: 2303 450TH AVE , Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.8%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.4%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Wallingford 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wallingford city (based on Emmet County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,18113
Catholic1,6122
Evangelical Protestant8686
Other2-
None2,639-
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
Emmet County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Emmet County:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Emmet County:

28.7%
Iowa:

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

12.7%
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 8$655
Sewerage 0$0 1$120
Totals for Government 0$0 9$775

5.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,944 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
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 Dickinson County, IA  0.67% ($30,615 average AGI)
from Martin County, MN  0.34% ($59,231)
from Clay County, IA  0.28% ($32,091)


7.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,282 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
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 Dickinson County, IA  1.04% ($25,780 average AGI)
to Palo Alto County, IA  0.56% ($23,545)
to Clay County, IA  0.46% ($24,944)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wallingford:

  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KILR (1070 AM; daytime; 0 kW; ESTHERVILLE, IA)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KICD (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wallingford:

  • KDWD (100.1 FM; EMMETSBURG, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUQQ (102.1 FM; MILFORD, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • K221DO (92.1 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KILR-FM (95.9 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: JACOBSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLLT (104.9 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KICD-FM (107.7 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KRAQ (105.7 FM; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINNESOTA)
  • KJIA (88.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC)
  • KFMC-FM (106.5 FM; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: WOODWARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wallingford:

  • K55FL (Channel 55; SPENCER, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K53EV (Channel 53; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K23FO (Channel 23; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K57GE (Channel 57; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K41EG (Channel 41; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERAL RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K45EH (Channel 45; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K51EN (Channel 51; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K59FN (Channel 59; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K61GE (Channel 61; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wallingford)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1 Mi E 1/4 Mi N (Lat: 43.331917 Lon: -94.778028), Call Sign: WQY723
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.0400 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/14/1995, Expiration Date: 10/05/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2000
    Registrant: Paul Peterson, 2245 410th Ave, Wallingford, IA 51365, Phone: (712) 867-4593
  • 1 Mi N 1 Mi W Then 1 Mi N (Lat: 43.331917 Lon: -94.805806), Call Sign: WXC988
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.1200 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/07/1998, Expiration Date: 01/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2003
    Registrant: Torreson Oil Company Inc, Wallingford, IA 51365
  • Lat: 43.316944 Lon: -94.707500, Call Sign: WQNY502
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2011, Expiration Date: 07/07/2021, Certifier: Mark Olson
    Registrant: Electronic Specialties Inc, 2103 Highway 169 North, Algona, IA 50511, Phone: (515) 295-7752, Fax: (515) 295-7238, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 2.9 Mi Ene Of (Lat: 43.334667 Lon: -94.738583), Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WNEQ253
    Assigned Frequencies: 2196.00 MHz, 2189.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/20/1999, Expiration Date: 04/21/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/23/2004
    Registrant: Phone: (515) 332-2571
  • Wallingford, 2151 430th Avenue (Lat: 43.334694 Lon: -94.738583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WPYD394
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2013, Expiration Date: 07/22/2023, Certifier: Allan J Becker
    Registrant: Corn Belt Power Cooperative, 1300 North 13th Street, Humboldt, IA 50548, Phone: (515) 332-7767, Fax: (515) 332-1375, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC0VAI, Licensee ID: L01054929
    Grant Date: 08/23/2005, Expiration Date: 08/23/2015, Certifier: James O Willmore Iii
    Registrant: James O Willmore Iii, 2211 454th Avenue, Wallingford, IA 51365

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26R , Serial Number: 3153, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Terry G Osher, Po Box 396, Wallingford, IA 51365
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2875H , Serial Number: 3500, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/29/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Terry G Dba Osher, Po Box 396, Wallingford, IA 51365, Other Owners: Flying Service Osher
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6701Z , Serial Number: 25-2308, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/1963
    Registrant (Corporation): Osher Air LLC, Po Box 396, Wallingford, IA 51365

Most common first names in Wallingford, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Albert480.5 years
Clarence374.3 years
Francis381.3 years
John383.6 years
Mildred378.0 years
Edward255.5 years
Christine295.0 years
Bertha298.5 years
Anna288.4 years
Beverly266.0 years
Most common last names in Wallingford, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Olson1076.8 years
Herum571.8 years
Osher576.6 years
Skattebo576.4 years
Anderson479.7 years
Johnson464.2 years
Peterson477.0 years
Refsell486.5 years
Torreson485.0 years
Bonstead383.7 years
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