Webb, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 139 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.8%
 
Males: 68  (49.0%)
Females: 71  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 51366

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,879 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Webb:

$35,879
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,978 (it was $13,087 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $34,707 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Webb:

$34,707
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $52,068; Detached houses: $51,846; Townhouses or other attached units: $59,295

Median gross rent in 2012: $438.

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  • White alone - 140 (99.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Webb: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.7%), English (11.7%), Danish (6.8%), Norwegian (6.2%), Dutch (5.6%), Irish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/9/1901

Elevation: 1374 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 276 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Webb:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Webb city:

  • Never married: 10.4%
  • Now married: 68.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

6 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe).

This city:  2.5%
Iowa:  4.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $283 (0.8%)

Webb satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (76.9 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (127.5 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (382.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Gillett Grove, IA (2.2 miles) , Marathon, IA (2.5 miles ), Sioux Rapids, IA (2.8 miles ), Greenville, IA (2.9 miles) , Rossie, IA (3.2 miles) , Laurens, IA (3.3 miles ), Ayrshire, IA (3.3 miles ), Rembrandt, IA (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $168,100

Latitude: 42.95 N, Longitude: 95.01 W

Area code: 712

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

3.8%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Information (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (21%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (18%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Electricians (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Registered nurses (24%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (12%)
  • Engineers (8%)
  • Legal support workers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Bus drivers (8%)

Average climate in Webb, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Webb, Iowa average temperatures Webb, Iowa average precipitation Webb, Iowa humidity Webb, Iowa wind speed Webb, Iowa snowfall Webb, Iowa sunshine Webb, Iowa clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Webb-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Webb city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 tornado 27.1 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Webb-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 78% 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 237.0 miles away from Webb 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 197.3 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 198.9 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 183.5 miles away from Webb center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 132.0 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 Clay 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: 3, 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).
Webb topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Webb:

  • SIOUX CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA)
  • LAURENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LAURENS, IA)
  • PLEASANT VIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ALBERT CITY, IA)
  • RUTHVEN COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RUTHVEN, IA)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; SPENCER, IA)
  • SPENCER MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; SPENCER, IA)
  • LONGHOUSE-NORTHSHIRE, LTD (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SPENCER, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Webb:

  • Buena Vista University (about 24 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 33 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 52 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 76 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Iowa State University (about 95 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 97 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 98 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)

Library in Webb:

  • WEBB PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,252; Location: 124 MAIN ST; 4,667 books; 85 audio materials; 163 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Webb: Sylvester's Farms (A), Webb Fire and Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Webb: First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Clay 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 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 20.2 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 20.2 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 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.73
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.6%
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.5%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Webb compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population 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.

Banks with branches in Webb (2011 data):

  • Community State Bank: Webb Branch at 115 Main Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $138.0 mil, Deposits: $116.5 mil, headquarters in Spencer, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Community State Bancorporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Webb city (based on Clay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.89%
Here: 67.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchReformed Church in America
Adherents20.5%20.1%20.1%13.1%6.9%
Congregations10.8%8.1%27.0%8.1%5.4%
NameNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents5.6%3.3%3.0%1.4%6.1%
Congregations8.1%2.7%2.7%2.7%24.3%
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: 3
Clay County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Clay County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

8.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

28.5%
Iowa:

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

15.7%
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 7$1,130
Firefighters 0$0 1$53
Local Libraries 0$0 2$897
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$102
Totals for Government 0$0 11$2,182

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($158.27)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($93.53)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($79.14)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($71.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($57.55)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($21.58)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($14.39)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($14.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($14.39)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($7.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($7.19)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $4,000 ($28.78)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($14.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($71.94)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($50.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($28.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $2,000 ($14.39)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($7.19)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($7.19)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($7.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($129.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($93.53)
    General Support: $5,000 ($35.97)
    All Other: $1,000 ($7.19)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $17,000 ($122.30)
    Property: $17,000 ($122.30)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $64,000 ($460.43)

5.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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  0.83% ($41,544 average AGI)
from Buena Vista County, IA  0.48% ($36,212)
from O'Brien County, IA  0.41% ($27,429)


6.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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  0.93% ($41,563 average AGI)
to Palo Alto County, IA  0.33% ($32,696)
to Polk County, IA  0.33% ($39,435)

Strongest AM radio stations in Webb:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KICD (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Webb:

  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KDWD (100.1 FM; EMMETSBURG, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • 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)
  • KOJI (90.7 FM; OKOBOJI, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KAYL-FM (101.7 FM; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KBVU-FM (97.5 FM; ALTA, IA; Owner: BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Webb:

  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K47FZ (Channel 47; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K55FL (Channel 55; SPENCER, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KG0CK, Previous Call Sign: N0PBE, Licensee ID: L00607547
    Grant Date: 12/27/2012, Expiration Date: 01/05/2023, Certifier: Tim C Sylvester
    Registrant: Tim C Sylvester, 4800 Sylvester Rd, Webb, IA 51366
  • Call Sign: N0PBC, Licensee ID: L00360190
    Grant Date: 05/23/2001, Expiration Date: 08/20/2011, Certifier: Jack D Sylvester
    Registrant: Jack D Sylvester, Box 178, Webb, IA 51366
  • Call Sign: N0PBD, Licensee ID: L00388894
    Grant Date: 08/13/2001, Expiration Date: 08/20/2011
    Registrant: Thomas J Hansen, Box 144, Webb, IA 51366
  • Call Sign: N0ZFG, Licensee ID: L00919033
    Grant Date: 10/08/2004, Expiration Date: 10/08/2014
    Registrant: Connie L Sylvester, 202 W. Main, Box 178, Webb, IA 51366
  • Call Sign: KC0LIO, Licensee ID: L00398492
    Grant Date: 08/11/2011, Expiration Date: 09/10/2021, Certifier: Mindy D Sylvester
    Registrant: Mindy D Sylvester, 4800 Sylvester Rd, Webb, IA 51366
  • Call Sign: KC0LIP, Licensee ID: L00398493
    Grant Date: 07/19/2011, Expiration Date: 09/10/2021, Certifier: Melany A Mills
    Registrant: Melany A Mills, 4830 300th Ave., Webb, IA 51366

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
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