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Population (year 2000): 9,237. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,349 (+1.2% change)
Males: 4,434 (48.0%), Females: 4,803 (52.0%)

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Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $38,892 (year 2000)
Median house value: $92,600 (year 2000)

Le Mars, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Le Mars:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (49.1%), Irish (12.7%), Dutch (7.5%), United States (6.8%), English (6.3%), Norwegian (3.5%).

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Elevation: 1231 feet

Land area: 6.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Le Mars

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Le Mars city

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +550 (+6.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NE Omaha, (106.2 miles pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (586.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Brunsville, IA (7.2 miles) , IA (7.5 miles Merrill, Struble, IA (7.5 miles) , Oyens, IA (7.7 miles) , IA (12.3 miles Maurice, Craig, IA (12.4 miles) , IA (13.5 miles Remsen, IA (14.4 miles Hinton,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 40 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2005: 43 buildings, average cost: $176,400

Latitude: 42.79 N, Longitude: 96.17 W

Area code: 712


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.5%), Educational,health and social services (18.5%), Retail trade (14.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,323 (+14.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,173 (69.8%)


 

Crime in Le Mars by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 4 3 6
    per 100,000 21.7 43.3 32.5 65.0
Robberies 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 10.8
Assaults 12 7 11 15
    per 100,000 129.9 75.8 119.1 162.4
Burglaries 24 50 49 38
    per 100,000 259.8 541.3 530.5 411.4
Thefts 236 218 173 200
    per 100,000 2554.9 2360.1 1872.9 2165.2
Auto thefts 13 16 13 11
    per 100,000 140.7 173.2 140.7 119.1
166.3 178.6 160.1 186.6


Average climate in Le Mars, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Le Mars-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Le Mars city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1964, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Le Mars:
  • FLOYD VALLEY HOSPITAL (714 LINCOLN ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Le Mars:
  • ORANGE CITY MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; ORANGE CITY, IA)
  • SIOUX CTR COMM HOSPITAL & HEALTH CTR (about 20 miles; SIOUX CENTER, IA)
  • ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 25 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Le Mars:
  • SIOUX GATEWAY/COL. BUD DAY FIELD (about 31 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; ID: SUX)
  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 67 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; ID: FSD)
  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 85 miles; YANKTON, SD; ID: YKN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Le Mars:
  • LE MARS MUNI (about 2 miles; LE MARS, IA; ID: LRJ)
  • ORANGE CITY MUNI (about 16 miles; ORANGE CITY, IA; ID: ORC)
  • SIOUX CENTER MUNI (about 24 miles; SIOUX CENTER, IA; ID: SOY)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 6 $16,244 $32,488 0 $0
Sewerage 8 $27,488 $41,232 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,570 $30,840 1 $545
Hospitals 72 $212,690 $35,448 153 $239,445
Health 0 $0   14 $13,188
Financial Administration 3 $9,562 $38,248 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $21,648 $51,955 7 $3,807
Streets and Highways 8 $24,206 $36,309 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   1 $31
Firefighters 1 $3,910 $46,920 25 $1,811
Police Protection - Officers 14 $54,136 $46,402 0 $0
Local Libraries 4 $9,460 $28,380 5 $4,899
Water Supply 5 $17,648 $42,355 1 $189
Totals for Government 127 $399,562 $37,753 207 $263,915


College/University in Le Mars:
  • LE MARS BEAUTY COLLEGE (Location: 128 CENTRAL AVE SE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Le Mars:
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 55 miles; VERMILLION, SD; FT enrollment: 6,014)
  • BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; STORM LAKE, IA; FT enrollment: 2,524)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 72 miles; WAYNE, NE; FT enrollment: 3,026)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA (about 103 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 10,150)
  • CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY (about 103 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 5,806)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER (about 103 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 2,448)
Public high school in Le Mars:
  • LE MARS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 720; Location: 921 3RD AVE SW; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Le Mars:
  • GEHLEN CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 635; Location: 709 PLYMOUTH ST NE; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Le Mars:
  • LE MARS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 523; Location: 977 3RD AVE SW; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • KLUCKHOHN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 403; Location: 1338 CENTRAL AVE SE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 400 3RD AVE SE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CLARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 201 2ND AVE NW; Grades: PK - 05)
Library in Le Mars:
  • LE MARS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $248,440; Location: 46 FIRST ST., SW; 40,689 books; 1,310 audio materials; 1,135 video materials; 182 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Le Mars: Le Mars Municipal Golf Course (A), Plymouth County Fairgrounds (B), Plymouth County Home (C), Le Mars (D), Ice Cream Capital of the World Visitor Center (E), Le Mars Fire Department (F), Plymouth county Sheriffs Office (G), Plymouth County Museum (H), Plymouth County Courthouse (I), Le Mars Police Department (J), Le Mars Public Library (K), Charles A Mock Library (L).

Churches in Le Mars include: First Baptist Church (A), Assembly of God Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), Saint Joseph Church (D), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (E), Saint James church (F), Saint Georges Episcopal Church (G), Grace Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Saint Josephs Catholic Cemetery (1), Le Mars Memorial Cemetery (2).

Parks in Le Mars include: Pool Park (1), Riverview Park (2), Le Mars Municipal Park (3), Walnut Park (4), Foster Park (5), Paulin Park (6), Bolser Park (7), West Floyd Park (8), Cleveland Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Le Mars compared to Iowa state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Le Mars:
  • KLEM (1410 AM; 1 kW; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSOU (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KMNS (620 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Le Mars:
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Le Mars:
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K38DU (Channel 38; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CORNERSTONE FAITH CENTER)

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