Yale, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 245 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 105  (43.1%)
Females: 140  (56.9%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50277.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,714 (it was $32,875 in 2000)
Yale:

$41,714
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,540 (it was $12,789 in 2000)

Yale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $75,650 (it was $43,700 in 2000)
Yale:

$75,650
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $79,855; Detached houses: $79,333

Median gross rent in 2013: $549.

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  • Races in Yale, IA (2010)

    Yale races chart
    • 24398.8%White alone
    • 10.4%Black alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Yale: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.5%), Irish (16.3%), English (12.2%), Dutch (9.0%), United States (3.3%), Welsh (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/27/1901

Elevation: 1125 feet

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

Population density: 828 people per square mile   (low).

Yale,IA real estate house value index trend

Yale, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Yale:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Yale city:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 13.9%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Yale, Iowa as of July 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Yale to the number of sex offenders is 243 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $978 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,152 (1.6%)

Yale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (40.0 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (92.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (344.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake Panorama, IA (2.1 miles ), Jamaica, IA (2.3 miles ), Panora, IA (2.4 miles ), Bagley, IA (2.5 miles ), Dawson, IA (2.9 miles) , Guthrie Center, IA (3.2 miles ), Linden, IA (3.2 miles ), Bayard, IA (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.78 N, Longitude: 94.36 W

Area code: 641

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

2.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+30.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Yale, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Yale-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Yale city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/27/1953, a category F5 tornado 28.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Yale-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% 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 412.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 282.2 miles away from Yale 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 242.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 100.5 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 306.2 miles away from Yale 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 397.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Guthrie County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Yale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Yale:

  • CRAFT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PANORA, IA)
  • PANORA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PANORA, IA)
  • THE NEW HOMESTEAD (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GUTHRIE CENTER, IA)
  • THE NEW HOMESTEAD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GUTHRIE CENTER, IA)
  • GUTHRIE COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; GUTHRIE CENTER, IA)
  • GUTHRIE COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; GUTHRIE CENTER, IA)
  • BAYARD NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BAYARD, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yale:

  • Drake University (about 39 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 39 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa State University (about 41 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 51 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Buena Vista University (about 75 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 83 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 90 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

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Notable locations in Yale: Yale First Responders and Volunteer Fire Department (A), Yale City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Yale include: Methodist Church (A), Church of Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Guthrie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.9%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Yale (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank: at 201 Main Street, branch established on 1921/03/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $44.5 mil, Deposits: $40.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Yale Bancorporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Yale city (based on Guthrie County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,64314
Catholic1,6164
Evangelical Protestant1,19215
Other1-
None5,502-
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: 3
Guthrie County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Guthrie County:

9.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Guthrie County:

27.6%
Iowa:

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

12.6%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Yale:

44.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

35.0%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.1%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.7%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Yale:

28.9%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Yale:

48.8%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Yale:

72.1%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Yale, IA Residents
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$508
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$675
Water Supply 0$0 1$675
Totals for Government 0$0 9$1,858

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $25,000 ($102.04)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($81.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($77.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($32.65)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($24.49)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($24.49)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($12.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($12.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($8.16)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($8.16)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($8.16)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($4.08)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($4.08)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($4.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $23,000 ($93.88)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($53.06)
    All Other: $6,000 ($24.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($12.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($114.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $23,000 ($93.88)
    General Support: $2,000 ($8.16)
    All Other: $1,000 ($4.08)
  • Tax - Property: $37,000 ($151.02)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($16.33)
    NEC: $1,000 ($4.08)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $110,000 ($448.98)

5.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
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 Dallas County, IA  1.27% ($40,000 average AGI)
from Polk County, IA  1.20% ($46,846)
from Adair County, IA  0.39% ($49,706)


6.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
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 Polk County, IA  1.47% ($31,797 average AGI)
to Dallas County, IA  1.10% ($54,021)
to Adair County, IA  0.34% ($24,533)

Strongest AM radio stations in Yale:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Yale:

  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGRA (98.9 FM; JEFFERSON, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KKRF (107.9 FM; STUART, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KDLS-FM (105.5 FM; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Yale:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 3/4 Mi E Of Hwy 4 & F25 1/4 Qtr Mi S (Lat: 41.775806 Lon: -94.352167), Structure height: 50.3 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WNES262
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.212 MHz, 952.212 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/1997, Expiration Date: 06/18/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2002Registrant: Phone: (515) 544-3213
  • .75 Mi E Of Hwy 4 & F25 .25 Mi S (Lat: 41.775806 Lon: -94.352167), Structure height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WNTZ202
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.850 MHzGrant Date: 05/31/1995, Expiration Date: 05/31/2000, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2000Registrant: Phone: (515) 544-3213

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Grain Elevator 0.25 Miles E. Of Yale (Lat: 41.775806 Lon: -94.352167), Call Sign: KKB608, Licensee ID: L00011049
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.5800 MHzGrant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2009Registrant: West Central Pagers, Inc., 1421 Second Street, Perry, IA 50220

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 195PJ , Serial Number: 32-7840092, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Dhd LLC, 1545 Wood Rd, Yale, IA 50277

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Yale

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Yale, IA
Most common first names in Yale, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mabel585.0 years
Mary585.3 years
William474.3 years
Alice487.7 years
Charles472.2 years
Helen371.4 years
Ethel374.3 years
Harold378.4 years
Albert380.7 years
George355.3 years
Most common last names in Yale, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kunce775.2 years
Clark568.2 years
Blezek588.4 years
Middleton580.8 years
Tasler579.0 years
Cabelka476.5 years
Chaloupka479.8 years
Smith478.3 years
Kastner481.2 years
Stanley471.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (24%)

Yale 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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