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Emmetsburg

Emmetsburg, Iowa

  •   State: 
    Iowa
      County: 
    Palo Alto County
      City: 
    Emmetsburg
      County FIPS: 
    19147
      Coordinates: 
    43°6′40″N 94°40′55″W
      Area total: 
    3.96 sq mi (10.25 km²)
      Area land: 
    3.79 sq mi (9.82 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.17 sq mi (0.43 km²)
      Elevation: 
    1,237 ft (377 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    43,111
      Longitude: 
    -94,684
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    50536
      GMAP: 

    Emmetsburg, Palo Alto County, Iowa, United States

  •   Population: 
    278,349
      Population density: 
    977.32 residents per square mile of area (377.30/km²)
      Household income: 
    $39,965
      Households: 
    1,518
      Unemployment rate: 
    6.50%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.00%
      Income taxes: 
    8.98%

Emmetsburg is a city in Palo Alto County, Iowa, United States. The population was 3,706 at the time of the 2020 census. Emmetsburg was named after the Dublin-born Irish nationalist Robert Emmet, who was executed at 25 for leading an 1803 rebellion against the British. The city was incorporated on November 17, 1877. It is located around the southern bay of Five Island Lake. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.97 square miles (10.28 km²), of which 3.81 sq miles (9.87 km²) is land and 0.16sq miles (0.41 km²") is water. It has a hot-summer humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfa" on climate maps. In 2010 the city had a population of 3,904 people, 1,632 households, and 967 families living in the city. The median income for a household was $31,520, and the median for a family was $44,520. In 2000, there were 3.958 people and 1,620 households. The racial makeup of the city was 96.9% White, 1.0% African American, 0.2% Native American,0.5% Asian, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.83% of the population. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was2.80.

History

The town was originally settled by immigrants during the Great Famine of Ireland between 1845 and 1852. Emmetsburg was named after the Dublin-born Irish nationalist Robert Emmet, who was executed at 25 for leading an 1803 rebellion against the British. The city was incorporated on November 17, 1877. It is located on the banks of the River Lough, which flows into the River Leitrim, which runs through the centre of the town. The town is home to the Irish National Museum, which was established in 1852 and opened in 1853. The museum is on the site of the former Emmet's home, which is now a private residence. It has a collection of more than 2,000 pieces of art, many of which have been donated by members of the public. It also has a museum of Irish history, which dates back to the 17th century. It was founded in 1845, and was named in honor of Emmet and his son, Robert, who led a rebellion against British rule in Ireland in 1803.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.97 square miles (10.28 km²) The city lies just to the east of the Des Moines River. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the City of Des Moines has a population of 2,816. The city is located on the Mississippi River, which runs through the center of the city. It is located in the eastern part of the state, just south of the town of Iowa City. The City of Moines was founded in 1858. It was named after the city's first postmaster, who was born in the area in 1859. The town's name is derived from the name of a local family of the same name, who lived there in the 19th century. It has a history that dates back to the 18th century, when the area was first settled. The area was once known as "Des Moines" or "Moorhead" before it was annexed by the state in 1881. The name was changed to Des Moines in the early 20th century and is now used as the name for the city of Iowa, which was once called "Desmoines" The city was named for the town's founder, who moved there from Iowa City, Iowa in the late 1800s. In the early 1900s, the town was known as the "City of Moines" and later as "Iowa City" It is the only city in the state to be named after a former president, Abraham Lincoln.

Climate

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Emmetsburg has a hot-summer humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfa" on climate maps. The city has a population of 2,000. The town is located in the state of South Rhine-Westphalia and has a high school population of 1,200. The school has a reputation for being a good school. The students are known as the "Emmetsburg Highlanders" The town has a history of being involved in the construction of the Rhine River, which runs through the city. It was also the site of the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in the early 1900s. It is now known as one of the oldest towns in South Rhine- Westphalia, and was the birthplace of the town's first mayor, William "Bill" Ehrlich, who was elected to office in 1881. The current mayor of the city is Hans-Joachim Schulte, who took office in 1998. The community has a long history of supporting the arts and culture. It has a strong tradition of preserving and preserving the city's historic buildings. It also has a rich history of agriculture, with the first settlers arriving in the 17th century. The area was once known as "Empetsburg" or "Emetsberg" and is now called "Emsburg" by the locals. The village has a large population of German-speaking residents.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,904 people, 1,632 households, and 967 families living in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 96.9% White, 1.0% African American, 0.2% Native American,0.5% Asian, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0%. The median income for a household in theCity was $31,520, and the median income. for a family was $44,554. The per capita income for the city is $17,599. About 6.9%. of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.0. of those under 18 and 9.3%. of those age 65 or over. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was2.80. The median age in the City was 41.4 years. The population density was 1,024.7 inhabitants per square mile (395.6/km²). There were 1,836 housing units at an average density of 481.9 per squaremile (186.1/km 2). The gender makeup ofthe city was 48.3.% male and 51.7% female. The city has a population density of 1,046.9 inhabitants persquare mile (404.2/km1). The city's population density is 1,023.7.

Education

Emmetsburg Community School District operates public schools. The district is located in Emmetsburg, Pennsylvania. The school district is part of the Emmet County School District. It is located near the town of Emmet, Pennsylvania, on the Pennsylvania-Pennsylvania border.

Sports

Emmetsburg hosted minor league baseball in 1912. The Emmetsburg team played as members of the Iowa State League, with home games played at Harrison Park. The team played in the State League until the end of the 1912 season. They were the first team to play in the state league since the start of the league in 1894. They played their home games at the Harrison Park in Emmet's, Iowa. They also played games in Iowa City, Iowa, before moving to Iowa City in 1913. They last played in Emmet's in the 1918 season, when they were playing in the Iowa City League. Their final game was played at Iowa City on June 14, 1918. They later moved to Iowa Falls, Iowa in the 1930s. They finished their career in Iowa Falls in the 1940s, playing there until the 1950s. Their last game was on June 28, 1948, against the Iowa Falls Red Sox. The game was their final appearance in the league before they moved on to the Iowa League. They won the game, and the league, 2-1. They are the only team to have played in all three leagues since the beginning of the 1920s. The last game they played was on July 25, 1948. They lost the game 3-1 to the Red Sox, their last game in the League before the move to the AFL. The next game was against the Chicago White Sox on July 26, 1949. The final game of the season was played on July 27, 1949, at the Chicago Stadium in Chicago, Illinois.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Emmetsburg, Palo Alto County, Iowa = 99. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 44. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Emmetsburg = 3.6 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 278,349 individuals with a median age of 42.9 age the population dropped by -6.62% in Emmetsburg, Palo Alto County, Iowa population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 977.32 residents per square mile of area (377.30/km²). There are average 2.18 people per household in the 1,518 households with an average household income of $39,965 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 6.50% of the available work force and has dropped -7.05% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 19.40%. The number of physicians in Emmetsburg per 100,000 population = 62.3.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Emmetsburg = 30.3 inches and the annual snowfall = 34.7 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 86. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 205. 84 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 6.1 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 44, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Emmetsburg, Palo Alto County, Iowa which are owned by the occupant = 56.85%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 52 years with median home cost = $79,100 and home appreciation of 1.73%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $11.20 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,055 per student. There are 14.4 students for each teacher in the school, 244 students for each Librarian and 732 students for each Counselor. 10.15% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 10.97% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 5.19% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Emmetsburg's population in Palo Alto County, Iowa of 352,387 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,79-fold to 278,349 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 51.19% female residents and 48.81% male residents live in Emmetsburg, Palo Alto County, Iowa.

    As of 2020 in Emmetsburg, Palo Alto County, Iowa are married and the remaining 47.84% are single population.

  • 12.5 minutes is the average time that residents in Emmetsburg require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    79.43% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 9.97% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.43% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.76% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Emmetsburg, Palo Alto County, Iowa, 56.85% are owner-occupied homes, another 26.05% are rented apartments, and the remaining 17.09% are vacant.

  • The 88.94% of the population in Emmetsburg, Palo Alto County, Iowa who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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