Durango, Iowa

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Population in 2022: 20 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.7%
 
Males: 12  (60.0%)
Females: (40.0%)
Median resident age:

34.2 years
Iowa median age:

38.9 years

Zip code: 52039

Estimated median household income in 2022: $70,794 (it was $32,188 in 2000)
Durango:

$70,794
IA:

$69,588

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $43,985 (it was $19,827 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $200,428 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Durango:

$200,428
IA:

$194,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $209,965; detached houses: $210,327
March 2022 cost of living index in Durango: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 0.0%

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Ancestries: American (61.5%), English (15.4%), German (15.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/5/1933

Elevation: 644 feet

Land area: 0.03 square miles.

Population density: 592 people per square mile   (low).

Durango, Iowa map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Durango city:

1.2% ($850)
Iowa:

1.3% ($1,077)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (6.0 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (78.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (166.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sherrill, IA (1.7 miles),
Asbury, IA (1.8 miles ),
Sageville, IA (1.8 miles ),
Rickardsville, IA (2.4 miles),
Dubuque, IA (2.4 miles ),
Graf, IA (2.6 miles),
Centralia, IA (2.6 miles),
Balltown, IA (2.7 miles)

Latitude: 42.56 N, Longitude: 90.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 563

Distribution of median household income in Durango, IA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Durango, IA in 2022

Durango satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.8%
Iowa:

2.7%

Average climate in Durango, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Durango, Iowa average temperatures Durango, Iowa average precipitation Durango, Iowa humidity Durango, Iowa wind speed Durango, Iowa snowfall Durango, Iowa sunshine Durango, Iowa clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 65.2. This is about average.

City:

65.2
U.S.:

72.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 8.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.17
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Durango-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.8 miles away from the Durango city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/9/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Durango-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 87% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 322.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 122.8 miles away from Durango 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 299.7 miles away from Durango center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 322.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 123.6 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) earthquake occurred 353.6 miles away from Durango 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 (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Durango:

  • HERITAGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • WEST 32ND COMMUNITY LIVING HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • HACIENDA COMMUNITY LIVING HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • DUBUQUE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • ENNOBLE SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • LUTHER MANOR RETIREMENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • HOSPICE OF DUBUQUE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Durango:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 19 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 56 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Ashford University (about 58 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 64 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 70 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 71 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 72 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)

Points of interest:

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

Cemetery: Durango Cemetery (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
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.0%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Durango:

Marital status in Durango, IA
  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 37.7%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Durango:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.4
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Durango, IA (based on Dubuque County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Dubuque County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.3%
Iowa:

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

12.7%
Iowa:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
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$150
Totals for Government 0$0 2$150

Strongest AM radio stations in Durango:

  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WDBQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Durango:

  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KLYV (105.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; DICKEYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K254AE (98.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K239AB (95.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KGRR (97.3 FM; EPWORTH, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K269EK (101.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • WDBQ-FM (107.5 FM; GALENA, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDST (99.3 FM; DYERSVILLE, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Durango:

  • 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)
  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Durango fatal accident list:

Mar 20, 2005 04:58 PM, Us-52, County Rd, Lat: 42.560330, Lon: -90.776030, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 3, 1980 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 35.0mTotal length
  • 7,980Total average daily traffic
  • 1,058Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,980Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Durango, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Durango, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Durango)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • RICKARDSVILLE, 18426 Rt. 52 N (Lat: 42.572583 Lon: -90.846222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQIT871,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6820.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2008, Expiration Date: 05/13/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2013, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

  • 2JKF365A0, Lat: 42.555083 Lon: -90.859361, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80211, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:

  • 2JKF365A90, Lat: 42.555083 Lon: -90.859361, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80211, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:

  • 2JKF365A180, Lat: 42.555083 Lon: -90.859361, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80211, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:

  • 2JKF365A270, Lat: 42.555083 Lon: -90.859361, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80211, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0VMZ, Licensee ID: L00761496, Grant Date: 10/29/2003, Expiration Date: 12/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2015, Certifier: Steven G Callahan, Registrant: Steven G Callahan, 18186 Williamsburg Ct, Durango, IA 52039

  • Call Sign: KD0SLF, Licensee ID: L00384730, Grant Date: 07/05/2012, Expiration Date: 07/05/2022, Certifier: Arthur J Olechowski, Registrant: Arthur J Olechowski, 15538 Timber Range Trail, Durango, IA 52039


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: HAWKER BEECHCRAFT CORP C90GTI (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-135A (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 627VT, N627VT, N-627VT, Serial Number: LJ-2007, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 04/22/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Sabs Aviation LLC, 18401 Meadow View Dr, Durango, IA 52039

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Durango, IA
  • 88.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.1%Wood


Durango compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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