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Population (year 2000): 6,197. Estimated population in July 2005: 5,919 (-4.5% change)
Males: 2,810 (45.3%), Females: 3,387 (54.7%)

Montgomery County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $30,098 (year 2000)
Median house value: $57,300 (year 2000)

Red Oak, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Red Oak:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (28.0%), Irish (14.1%), English (10.7%), United States (10.0%), Swedish (9.8%), Dutch (3.7%).

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Elevation: 1049 feet

Land area: 3.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Red Oak

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Red Oak city

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

2.0% Foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -79 (-1.3%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bluffs, IA Council (46.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NE Omaha, (56.7 miles pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (521.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Coburg, IA (7.1 miles) , IA (8.8 miles Stanton, IA (10.5 miles Elliott, IA (12.0 miles Emerson, IA Essex, (13.5 miles Henderson, IA (16.6 miles) , Imogene, IA (16.6 miles) , IA (16.6 miles Griswold,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $24,300
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,200

Latitude: 41.01 N, Longitude: 95.23 W

Area code: 712


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (20.7%), Educational,health and social services (17.4%), Retail trade (17.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,180 (+19.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,049 (75.6%)


 

Crime in Red Oak by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 2 3 0
    per 100,000 16.1 32.3 48.4 0.0
Robberies 1 2 0 0
    per 100,000 16.1 32.3 0.0 0.0
Assaults 11 10 13 11
    per 100,000 177.5 161.4 209.8 177.5
Burglaries 40 39 60 64
    per 100,000 645.5 629.3 968.2 1032.8
Thefts 206 147 187 198
    per 100,000 3324.2 2372.1 3017.6 3195.1
Auto thefts 6 20 14 10
    per 100,000 96.8 322.7 225.9 161.4
232.7 219.6 267.9 248.5


Average climate in Red Oak, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Red Oak-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/12/1964, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Red Oak city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1964, a category 4 tornado 16.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Red Oak:
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1201 HIGHLAND AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Red Oak:
  • SHENANDOAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; SHENANDOAH, IA)
  • CLARINDA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (about 23 miles; CLARINDA, IA)
  • MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (about 23 miles; CLARINDA, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Red Oak:
  • EPPLEY AIRFIELD (about 50 miles; OMAHA, NE; ID: OMA)
  • ROSECRANS MEMORIAL (about 89 miles; ST JOSEPH, MO; ID: STJ)
  • LINCOLN MUNI (about 106 miles; LINCOLN, NE; ID: LNK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Red Oak:
  • RED OAK MUNI (about 2 miles; RED OAK, IA; ID: RDK)
  • SHENANDOAH MUNI (about 22 miles; SHENANDOAH, IA; ID: SDA)
  • SCHENCK FIELD (about 25 miles; CLARINDA, IA; ID: ICL)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 1 $2,252 $27,024 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $12,086 $29,006 0 $0
Firefighters 9 $25,388 $33,850 5 $1,085
Police - Other 1 $2,019 $24,228 1 $1,094
Fire - Other 1 $1,731 $20,772 0 $0
Streets and Highways 3 $7,311 $29,244 0 $0
Airports 1 $2,688 $32,256 0 $0
Sewerage 4 $9,874 $29,622 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $7,742 $18,580 1 $16
Water Supply 5 $11,223 $26,935 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $5,369 $32,214 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 11 $31,251 $34,092 0 $0
Totals for Government 48 $118,934 $29,733 7 $2,194


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Red Oak:
  • IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,840)
  • BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; BELLEVUE, NE; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; MARYVILLE, MO; FT enrollment: 5,620)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE AREA (about 55 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 6,175)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA (about 69 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 10,150)
  • CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 5,806)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER (about 69 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 2,448)
Public high schools in Red Oak:
  • RED OAK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 362; Location: 2011 N 8TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WEBSTER ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 904 BROAD STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Red Oak:
  • INMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 388; Location: 900 INMAN DRIVE; Grades: PK - 03)
  • RED OAK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 303; Location: 308-A CORNING ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 168; Location: 400 W. 2ND STREET; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • RIGHT START PRE-SCHOOL (Students: 12; Location: 904 BROAD STREET; Grades: PK - PK)
Library in Red Oak:
  • RED OAK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $161,211; Location: 400 N. 2ND STREET; 34,925 books; 803 audio materials; 613 video materials; 103 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Red Oak: Red Oak (A), Montgomery County Fairgrounds (B), Red Oak Public Library (C), Red Oak Police Department (D), Red Oak Fire Department (E), Depot Museum (F), Montgomery County Sheriffs Office (G), Montgomery County Historical Center (H), Montgomery County Courthouse (I).

Churches in Red Oak include: Our Saviour Church (A), All Angels Episcopal Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Congregational Church (D), First Covenant Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), Nishna Church of Christ (G), Saint Marys Catholic Church (H).

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1).

Creek: Red Oak Creek (A).

Parks in Red Oak include: McCormick Park (1), Kelly Park (2), Dutton Park (3), College Park (4), Legion Park (5), Fountain Square Park (6), Wilson Park (7), Chautauqua Park (8).

Post office: (A).  


Red Oak compared to Iowa state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Red Oak:
  • KOAK (1080 AM; daytime; 0 kW; RED OAK, IA; Owner: HAWKEYE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Red Oak:
  • KCSI (95.3 FM; RED OAK, IA; Owner: HAWKEYE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Red Oak:
  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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