Zwingle, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 89 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.0%
 
Males: 50  (57.1%)
Females: 39  (42.9%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip code: 52079

Estimated median household income in 2015: $45,299 (it was $26,667 in 2000)
Zwingle:

$45,299
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $24,963 (it was $18,916 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $85,504 (it was $43,800 in 2000)
Zwingle:

$85,504
IA:

$136,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $184,693; Detached houses: $197,235; Townhouses or other attached units: $139,785; In 2-unit structures: $156,940; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $104,326; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,623; Mobile homes: $27,083

Median gross rent in 2015: $776.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Zwingle: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (56.7%), Norwegian (15.0%), American (11.7%), English (10.0%), Irish (3.3%), Czech (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/17/1900

Elevation: 925 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 570 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Zwingle:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Zwingle city:

  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 29.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 27.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Zwingle, Iowa as of October 17, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Zwingle to the number of sex offenders is 91 to 1.


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

Zwingle city:  0.7% ($295)
Iowa:  1.3% ($1,077)

Zwingle satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (14.3 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (84.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (157.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: La Motte, IA (1.8 miles ), Bernard, IA (2.7 miles) , St. Donatus, IA (3.0 miles) , Andrew, IA (3.3 miles ), Peosta, IA (3.6 miles ), East Dubuque, IL (3.7 miles ), Bellevue, IA (3.7 miles ), Springbrook, IA (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 42.30 N, Longitude: 90.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 563

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

3.2%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+20.5%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Wholesale trade (22%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (46%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (3%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (38%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (27%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Zwingle, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the Zwingle city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/19/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Zwingle-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 86% 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 304.2 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 281.9 miles away from Zwingle 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 108.8 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 335.4 miles away from the city 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 303.7 miles away from Zwingle center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 290.4 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 Dubuque County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Zwingle:

  • CARRIAGE HILL COMMUNITY LIVING HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • MILL VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BELLEVUE, IA)
  • MERCY HOME CARE/DUBUQUE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-DUBUQUE Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • UNITYPOINT HEALTH FINLEY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • TRI- STATE DIALYSIS - DUBUQUE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • FINLEY HOSPITAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)

airports located in Zwingle:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Zwingle:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 32 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Ashford University (about 40 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 52 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 53 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 55 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Augustana College (about 56 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 57 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)

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Notable location: Otter Creek Community Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Zwingle: Saint Lawrence Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Zwingle Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Zwingle: Zwingle Athletic Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Dubuque 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 2015: 17.6%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  51.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  13.3%
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:

7.1
Iowa average:

10.3

Zwingle travel time to work - commute Zwingle 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 Zwingle city (based on Dubuque County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic49,91729
Mainline Protestant7,45724
Evangelical Protestant5,61330
Other9796
Orthodox701
Black Protestant-1
None29,617-
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: 11
Dubuque County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Dubuque County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Dubuque County:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 90
Here:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dubuque County:

27.3%
Iowa:

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

12.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Zwingle:

46.0%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.2%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Zwingle:

30.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.3%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.7%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.3
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Zwingle:

42.0%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

51.5%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.2%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Zwingle, 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 14$1,480
Totals for Government 0$0 14$1,480

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($112.36)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($44.94)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $14,000 ($157.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($44.94)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($33.71)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($22.47)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($11.24)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($11.24)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($11.24)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($11.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($56.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($11.24)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $16,000 ($179.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($123.60)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($33.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($89.89)
    All Other: $1,000 ($11.24)
    General Support: $1,000 ($11.24)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $8,000 ($89.89)
    Property: $6,000 ($67.42)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($11.24)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $107,000 ($1202.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $105,000 ($1179.78)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($22.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $84,000 ($943.82)

4.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,754 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Iowa average:

5.75%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Dubuque County:

0.04%
Iowa average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jo Daviess County, IL  0.29% ($36,083 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.21% ($30,359)
from Grant County, WI  0.20% ($36,365)


4.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.34%
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 Jo Daviess County, IL  0.29% ($40,701 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.24% ($33,607)
to Cook County, IL  0.20% ($18,827)

Strongest AM radio stations in Zwingle:

  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WDBQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Zwingle:

  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K239AB (95.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KGRR (97.3 FM; EPWORTH, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K254AE (98.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; DICKEYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KLYV (105.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMAQ-FM (95.1 FM; MAQUOKETA, IA; Owner: MAQUOKETA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDBQ-FM (107.5 FM; GALENA, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K269EK (101.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCCI (100.3 FM; SAVANNA, IL; Owner: CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Zwingle:

  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 170Total average daily traffic
  • 210Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Fred Kleber, Manderscheid Road (Lat: 42.315889 Lon: -90.692556), Type: 106.3, Overall height: 103.6 m, Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@global-Towers.Com, 1801 CLINT MOORE ROAD, SUITE 215
  • Fred Kleber, Manderscheid Road (Lat: 42.315889 Lon: -90.692556), Type: 106.3, Overall height: 103.6 m, Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@global-Towers.Com, 1801 CLINT MOORE ROAD, SUITE 215
  • Janean K Amundson, 11084 Higgensport Road (Lat: 42.337389 Lon: -90.696250), Type: 56.3, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: 5152587000, Janean.Amundson@iowawireless.Com, 11358 AURORA
  • Janean K Amundson, 11084 Higgensport Road (Lat: 42.337389 Lon: -90.696250), Type: 56.3, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: 5152587000, Janean.Amundson@iowawireless.Com, 11358 AURORA
  • Leslie N Nixon, Manderscheid Road (Lat: 42.315889 Lon: -90.692556), Type: 106.3, Overall height: 103.6 m, Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300
  • Richard Byrne, 11084 Higgensport Road (Lat: 42.337389 Lon: -90.696250), Type: 56.3, Structure height: 19061 m, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: 5152587000, Charlesscott@iowawireless.Com, 312 8TH ST STE 410
  • Kristen Cesana, Manderscheid Road (Lat: 42.315889 Lon: -90.692556), Type: 106.3, Structure height: 19061 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Registrant: 5619950320, Fcc-Contact@gtpsites.Com, 750 PARK OF COMMERCE BLVD, ST. 300

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6324S , Serial Number: 15067124, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/26/1967
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard L Kleis, Rt 1, Zwingle, IA 52079, Other Owners: Carole J Kleis
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 96772 , Serial Number: 18266846, Airworthiness Date: 02/23/1979
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard L Kleis, 661 Bennettville Rd, Zwingle, IA 52079, Other Owners: Carole J Kleis

Drinking water stations with addresses in Zwingle and their reported violations in the past:

SNK GAS AND FOOD LLC (Address: 18820 BELLEVUE-CASCADE RD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Wood (8%)

Zwingle compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 4 other airmen in this city.
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