The City of Dysart

Relocation

Relocation

aquaticcenterDYSART STATISTICAL INFORMATION
Population…1,379
Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey

GEOGRAPHY/CLIMATE
Gently rolling mid-continent fertile / high yield farmlands.

EMPLOYMENT
Corn, soybeans, cattle & hogs anchor agricultural economy.

Larger Payrolls:
Elliott Brothers Truck Line…80
Union School District…55
Dysart Trucking…50
Pioneer Hi-Bred…25
Peterson Trucking…14

HOUSING
Median value of:
Single family house…$95,200
Median mortgage…$970
Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey

UTILITIES
ElectricDysart Municipal Utilities
Natural GasAlliant Energy
WaterCity of Dysart
SewerCity of Dysart
PhoneFarmers Coop Telephone
InternetFarmers Coop Telephone
InternetMediacom
TV CableMediacom
TV CableFarmers Coop Telephone

EDUCATIONAL INSITUTIONS
Union Community School District
Elementary Dysart
Middle School Dysart
High School LaPorte City
Enrollment…1,259
Graduation Rate…94.37%
Curriculum Units Taught…67.25
Total Units Required…18.50

Hawkeye Comm College…18 mi
Iowa State Universit…70 mi
Uni of Northern Iowa…25 mi
University of Iowa…52 mi

HEALTH CARE
Covenant Clinic…1 Physician
Volunteer EMS…14 Crew
Sunnycrest Nursing Center…50 Beds

PUBLIC LIBRARY
Books & Serial Volumes…12,633
Total Circulation…24,316
Children’s Materials…10,014
Public Internet Terminals…8
Source: National Center for Education Statistics, 2005

TAXES
Sales Tax: 7%
State Income Tax: 0.36% – 8.98% plus base rate
Source: Iowa Department of Revenue, 2008

HOUSES OF WORSHIP
Assembly of God
Calvary Baptist
Zion Lutheran
Dysart United Methodist

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Security State Bank…$64 Million total deposits
Dysart State Bank…$8.7 Million total deposits
Farmers Savings Bank & Trust
Source: Federal Deposit Ins. Corp., 2008

SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS
High School Grad or Higher…95%
Bachelors Degree or Higher…16%
Civilian Veterans…16%
Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey

FUNDED BY THE D.D.C.
The Dysart Development Corporation is a non-profit, community development organization open to all citizens and businesses in the community of Dysart and the surrounding area. Its primary objectives are, (a) to improve the quality of life for its residents of all ages, (b) to promote growth and diversification of the local economy through the retention and expansion of existing businesses and industry, (c) to promote the recruitment of new business and industry, and (d) to promote community revitalization by providing assistance and support.

RECREATION
City park, Dysart Family Aquatic Center. C.R. Roberts Memorial Trail. Swimming, fishing, boating, camping at Hickory Hills Park, 5 1/2 miles north of Dysart. 18 hole rolling hills golf course & clubhouse. Museum with a one-room country school. Downtown artist studios and boutique shops.

DYSART CITY HALL
601 Wilson, Dysart, IA 52224 319-476-5690 dysart@fctc.coop www.dysartiowa.com
Dysart Iowa

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