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Population in 2012: 202 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.2%
 

Males: 108  (53.5%)
Females: 94  (46.5%)

Median resident age:  45.3 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50275.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,467 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Woodburn:

$34,467
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,825

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $30,600 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Woodburn:

$30,600
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $58,346; Detached houses: $62,085; Mobile homes: $9,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $744.

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  • White alone - 200 (99.0%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (1.0%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Woodburn: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.3%), Irish (20.7%), English (13.3%), Scottish (9.5%), Dutch (5.8%), United States (5.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/12/1878

Elevation: 961 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 321 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Woodburn:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 22.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Woodburn city:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
Iowa:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $660 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $460 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (40.1 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (126.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (312.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lucas, IA (2.7 miles ), Osceola, IA (3.0 miles ), Derby, IA (3.0 miles) , Le Roy, IA (3.0 miles) , Weldon, IA (3.3 miles) , Humeston, IA (3.4 miles ), Garden Grove, IA (3.6 miles ), New Virginia, IA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 41.01 N, Longitude: 93.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 641

Woodburn household income distribution Woodburn home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+1.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Bus drivers (8%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (20%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Woodburn-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 161% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Woodburn city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 tornado 30.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Woodburn-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clarke County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Walter S. Kennedy - Football player and coach.


Hospitals/medical centers near Woodburn:

  • MOSAIC-MCLANE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; OSCEOLA, IA)
  • CLARKE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; OSCEOLA, IA)
  • CLARKE COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; OSCEOLA, IA)

Amtrak station near Woodburn:

  • 9 miles: OSCEOLA (MAIN & E. CLAY STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woodburn:

  • Drake University (about 41 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,382)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 51 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 63 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • Iowa State University (about 71 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Truman State University (about 78 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,595)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 82 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,793)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 107 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)

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  • woodburn, IA has a Vol Fire Dept. 5 fire trucks and 1 ambulance for the 1st responders

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Clarke 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: 5.7%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Woodburn, IA

4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Woodburn compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Woodburn travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (2%)

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Religion statistics for Woodburn city (based on Clarke County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.91%
Here40.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents27.3%23.8%12.0%11.6%8.5%
Congregations27.8%11.1%5.6%5.6%5.6%
NameLutheran ChurchChurches of ChristCommunity Church of ChristEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents5.4%2.3%2.1%2.0%5.0%
Congregations5.6%5.6%5.6%5.6%22.2%
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
This county:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Clarke County:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.7%
Iowa:

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

12.8%
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 2$197
Streets and Highways 0$0 5$337
Totals for Government 0$0 7$534

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($247.52)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($128.71)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($113.86)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($59.41)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($29.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($19.80)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($9.90)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($4.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,000 ($9.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($54.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($9.90)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $2,000 ($9.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,000 ($89.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($14.85)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($9.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $48,000 ($237.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($99.01)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($89.11)
    Total General Sales: $17,000 ($84.16)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,000 ($64.36)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($158.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($148.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($9.90)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $61,000 ($301.98)

7.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,639 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.54%
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 Polk County, IA  1.45% ($34,735 average AGI)
from Decatur County, IA  0.95% ($28,906)
from Warren County, IA  0.47% ($37,125)


8.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.48%
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 Polk County, IA  2.14% ($30,918 average AGI)
to Warren County, IA  0.67% ($30,130)
to Decatur County, IA  0.64% ($25,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Woodburn:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KXLQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; INDIANOLA, IA; Owner: WARREN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Woodburn:

  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KIIC (97.9 FM; LAMONI, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KELR-FM (105.3 FM; CHARITON, IA; Owner: FMC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Woodburn:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 1.5 Mi N Of (Lat: 41.037472 Lon: -93.591306), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WEG326
    Assigned Frequencies: 2139.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2000, Expiration Date: 04/26/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (319) 366-8011

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11BC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3969E , Serial Number: 11BC-54, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 04/27/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Jasper Marion Nicholson, 10378 550th St, Woodburn, IA 50275
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 95920 , Serial Number: 8220, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Salvatore A Bigger, 1681 332nd Ave, Woodburn, IA 50275
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/28/1992, Exported to: Belgium



Most common first names in Woodburn, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Lloyd484.0 years
Mary483.2 years
Dorothy370.0 years
Helen374.1 years
Glenn374.6 years
Hazel388.3 years
John350.0 years
Kenneth374.0 years
Michael346.7 years
Paul375.0 years
Most common last names in Woodburn, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith978.3 years
Wright871.4 years
Ewoldsen780.7 years
Herndon587.6 years
Clark579.8 years
Coffman477.8 years
Carson391.4 years
Haltom375.3 years
James382.0 years
Cottrell374.7 years

Woodburn on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Postsecondary teachers"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Registered nurses"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
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