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Population (year 2000): 8,649. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,931 (+49.5% change)
Males: 4,249 (49.1%), Females: 4,400 (50.9%)

Polk County

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Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $76,094 (year 2000)
Median house value: $188,300 (year 2000)

Johnston, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Johnston:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Chinese (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (39.1%), Irish (16.2%), English (13.2%), Norwegian (6.4%), Italian (5.2%), French (4.9%).

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Elevation: 830 feet

Land area: 14.3 square miles

Johnston,

For population 25 years and over in Johnston

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Johnston city

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

3.7% Foreign born (1.7% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,694 (+74.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Moines, IA Des (8.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NE Omaha, (161.0 miles Local.Live.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (414.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IA (3.2 miles Urbandale, Heights, IA (4.7 miles Windsor IA (5.5 miles Grimes, IA (5.9 miles Saylorville, IA Clive, (6.8 miles City, IA (6.9 miles Polk Des Moines, IA West (7.4 miles IA (8.0 miles Ankeny,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 184 buildings, average cost: $164,100
  • 1997: 177 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 1998: 232 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 1999: 306 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2000: 208 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2001: 306 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2002: 251 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2003: 343 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2004: 387 buildings, average cost: $196,100
  • 2005: 353 buildings, average cost: $173,100

Latitude: 41.67 N, Longitude: 93.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 515


Johnston, Iowa business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.3%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (16.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.1%), Manufacturing (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,765 (+32.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,077 (23.0%)

Average climate in Johnston, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Johnston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Johnston city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Jimmy Binnie - College basketball player (Dayton Flyers).


Hospitals/medical centers near Johnston:
  • BROADLAWNS MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; DES MOINES, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER/MERCY CAPITOL (about 7 miles; DES MOINES, IA)
  • IOWA METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; DES MOINES, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Johnston:
  • DES MOINES INTL (about 11 miles; DES MOINES, IA; ID: DSM)
  • FORT DODGE REGIONAL (about 69 miles; FORT DODGE, IA; ID: FOD)
  • OTTUMWA INDUSTRIAL (about 97 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; ID: OTM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Johnston:
  • MORNINGSTAR FIELD (about 6 miles; DES MOINES, IA; ID: Y76)
  • ANKENY REGIONAL (about 11 miles; ANKENY, IA; ID: IKV)
  • AMES MUNI (about 23 miles; AMES, IA; ID: AMW)

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Johnston:
  • DRAKE UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; DES MOINES, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,227)
  • DES MOINES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; ANKENY, IA; FT enrollment: 6,959)
  • IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; AMES, IA; FT enrollment: 24,473)
  • IOWA CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; FT DODGE, IA; FT enrollment: 2,807)
  • GRACELAND UNIVERSITY-LAMONI (about 74 miles; LAMONI, IA; FT enrollment: 2,026)
  • INDIAN HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 100 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; FT enrollment: 2,744)
  • NORTH IOWA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 108 miles; MASON CITY, IA; FT enrollment: 2,161)
Public high school in Johnston:
  • JOHNSTON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,275; Location: 6501 NW 62ND AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Johnston:
  • JOHNSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,129; Location: 6207 NW 62ND AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BEAVER CREEK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 705; Location: 8701 LYNDHURST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HORIZON ELEMENTARY (Students: 568; Location: 5905 N W 100TH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HENRY A WALLACE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 550; Location: 6510 NW 62ND AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LAWSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 463; Location: 5450 NW 62ND AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • YOUTH HOMES OF MID AMERICA (Students: 34; Location: 7085 NW BEAVER DR; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • SUMMIT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 9500 WINDSOR PARKWAY; Grades: N - N )
Library in Johnston:
  • JOHNSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $402,338; Location: 6700 MERLE HAY RD, PO BOX 327.; 37,461 books; 3,336 audio materials; 1,323 video materials; 160 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Johnston: Camp Moingona (A), Johnston (B), Arsenal Station (C), Saylor Station (D), Hyperion Country Club (E), Iowa Gold Star Museum (F), Johnston Police Department (G), Johnston Public Library (H).

Shopping Center: Village Square Mall (1).

Churches in Johnston include: Saint Paul Presbyterian Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Oak Park Brethern in Christ Church (C), Light of Christ Fellowship (D), Johnston Evangelical Free Church (E), Saint James Lutheran Church (F), Trinity Presbyterian Reformed Church (G), Maranatha Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Valley View Cemetery (1), Kinsey Cemetery (2), Rittgers Cemetery (3), Rittgers (4), Ridgedale Cemetery (5).

Reservoir: Saylorville Lake (A).

Park in Johnston: Sycamore Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


Johnston compared to Iowa state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Johnston:
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KWKY (1150 AM; 1 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: PUTBRESE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Johnston:
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • 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)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVJZ (106.3 FM; ANKENY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWDM (88.7 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: W. DES MOINES COMM. SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCCQ (105.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZZQ (99.5 FM; WINTERSET, IA; Owner: POSITIVE IMPACT MEDIA, INC.)
  • KDPS (88.1 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES INDEP. COM.SCHOOL DIST.)

TV broadcast stations around Johnston:
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K29EA (Channel 29; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K46EY (Channel 46; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)

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