Alden, IA Facts, Population, Income, Demographics, Economy

Population (male): 400

Population (female): 356

Median Age: 42.9 years

Median Rent: Median gross rent in 2017: $598.

Cost of Living: March 2019 cost of living index in Alden: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Poverty (overall): Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.3%

Sex Offenders: According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Alden, Iowa as of January 15, 2021. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alden is 258 to 1.>

Ancestries: Ancestries: German (51.3%), Norwegian (6.5%), English (3.8%), Irish (3.0%), French (2.4%), American (2.2%).

Elevation: 1151 feet

Land Area: 1.72 square miles.

Zip Codes: 50006

Median Incomes:
      Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,372 (it was $35,966 in 2000)
      Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,118 (it was $16,011 in 2000)
      Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $88,080 (it was $48,500 in 2000) Alden:$88,080IA:$149,100

Races:
      White alone - 759 - 96.4%
      Two or more races - 13 - 1.7%
      Hispanic - 9 - 1.1%
      Black alone - 4 - 0.5%
      American Indian alone - 1 - 0.1%
      Asian alone - 1 - 0.1%

Recognitions and Certifications

Accredited Drug Testing has been recognized as one of the "Top 10 drug testing companies" for excellent customer service and we have received TPA Accreditation from the National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association. We are active in all drug testing industry associations and our staff are trained and certified as drug and alcohol testing specialists.

Important Links

National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (https://ndasa.com/)

National Drug Free Workplace Alliance (https://www.ndwa.org/)

Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (https://www.sapaa.com/)

Substance Abuse Mental Health Safety Administration (https://www.samhsa.gov/)

US Drug Enforcement Administration (https://www.dea.gov/)

Office of Drug alcohol Policy Control (https://www.transportation.gov/odapc)

Drug Testing Alden, IA

Local Drug & Alcohol Testing Centers

Accredited Drug Testing in Alden, IA provides same day drug testing, alcohol testing, DOT physicals, DOT drug testing and DNA testing at locations in Alden, IA and the surrounding area. Drug and alcohol testing services are provided for employers in need of a pre-employment, random and post accident test. As well as individuals needing a test for court ordered, probation or family purposes. Same day service is available and testing centers are within minutes of your home or office.

(800) 221-4291

Schedule Your Test

Tests are administered utilizing urine, oral/ saliva, hair follicle, blood, ETG and breath alcohol. Negative test results are generally available as fast as 24-48 hours.

To schedule any type of drug test at our Alden locations, call our scheduling department at (800) 221-4291. You can also schedule your drug test online utilizing our express scheduling registration by selecting your test and completing the Donor Information/Registration Section. You must register for the test prior to proceeding to the testing center.

The zip code you enter will be used to determine the closest alcohol drug testing center which performs the type of test you have selected. A donor pass/registration form with the local testing center address, hours of operation and instructions will be sent to the e-mail address you provided. Take this form with you or have it available on your smart phone to provide to the testing center. No appointment is necessary in most cases. However, you must complete the donor information section and pay for the test at the time of registration.

Our laboratories are SAMHSA certified and all test results are verified by our in house licensed physicians who server ad Medical Review Officers.

Urine or hair testing methods - you choose!

Accredited Drug Testing offers different testing methods depending upon our customers needs. With a 1 to 5 day detection period urine testing is the most common method used by employers, courts and schools. However, hair drug and alcohol testing is becoming a frequently used testing method due to a detection period of

Court Ordered Drug Testing (Probation/Child Custody)

Our local Alden IA drug testing centers provide drug and alcohol tests that are utilized for a wide variety of court ordered proceedings, including probation and other types of government required tests. Observed tests are available and tests results can be submitted for a wide variety of court ordered proceedings including probation hearings, child custody cases, litigation and all manner of government required tests.

Court Ordered Drug Testing (Probation/Child Custody)

Our local Alden, IA drug testing centers provide drug and alcohol tests that are utilized for a wide variety of court ordered proceedings, including probation and other types of government required tests. Observed tests are available and tests results can be submitted for a wide variety of court ordered proceedings including probation hearings, child custody cases, litigation and all manner of government required tests.

Court ordered drug tests should contain detailed instructions specifying the type of test to be administered and the drugs that should be screened for. If sample collection needs to be witnessed in order to prevent potential tampering or substitution, those specifications will be stated in the court order.

DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Services in Alden

We also specialize in providing testing services for all DOT Modes including Trucking Industry (FMCSA), Maritime Industry (USCG), Aviation Industry (FAA), Public Transportation (FTA), Railroad Industry (FRA) and Pipeline Industry (PHMSA) in accordance with Part 40 of the US Department of Transportation Compliance Regulations. Additional DOT Services include consortium enrollment, MVR reports, Supervisor Training and policy manual development. In addition we offer a complete DOT Compliance Program for single operators and small trucking companies.

Additional DOT Services:

  • Consortium Enrollment
  • Supervisor Training
  • Employer Drug Policy Development
  • MVR Reports
  • Employee Training
  • Background Checks

Drug Testing Locations in Alden, IA

Our drug testing locations in Alden, IA have certified and trained drug testing specialists ready to serve your testing needs in a friendly, knowledgeable and confidential manner.

Drug testing purposes for employers include pre-employment, random selection, post-accident and reasonable suspicion. Testing purposes for individuals can include court ordered, probation, child custody or for any other personal reason.

Accredited Drug Testing is a nationwide drug testing company in Alden, IA specializing in Drug, Alcohol, DNA testing. DOT Physicals and Background Checks.

On the road or vacation? No worries! We can schedule your test, ANYWHERE, ANYTIME!

Drug test screening groups commonly used are a 5 panel, 10 panel and 12 panel drug test, (panels specify how many drugs will be screened) however customized screening can be analyzed for drugs such as opiates, bath salts, synthetic cannabinoids and a wide range of prescription drugs.

The Opioid Overdose Crisis

Every day, more than 130 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids. The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl—is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well as social and economic welfare. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that the total "economic burden" of prescription opioid misuse alone in the United States is $78.5 billion a year, including the costs of healthcare, lost productivity, addiction treatment, and criminal justice involvement.

  • Roughly 21 to 29 percent of patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain misuse them.
  • Between 8 and 12 percent develop an opioid use disorder.
  • An estimated 4 to 6 percent who misuse prescription opioids transition to heroin.
  • About 80 percent of people who use heroin first misused prescription opioids.
  • Opioid overdoses increased 30 percent from July 2016 through September 2017 in 52 areas in 45 states.
  • The Midwestern region saw opioid overdoses increase 70 percent from July 2016 through September 2017.
  • Opioid overdoses in large cities increase by 54 percent in 16 states.

In the late 1990s, pharmaceutical companies reassured the medical community that patients would not become addicted to prescription opioid pain relievers, and healthcare providers began to prescribe them at greater rates. This subsequently led to widespread diversion and misuse of these medications before it became clear that these medications could indeed be highly addictive.3,4 Opioid overdose rates began to increase. In 2017, more than 47,000 Americans died as a result of an opioid overdose, including prescription opioids, heroin, and illicitly manufactured fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid.1That same year, an estimated 1.7 million people in the United States suffered from substance use disorders related to prescription opioid pain relievers, and 652,000 suffered from a heroin use disorder (not mutually exclusive).

Accredited Drug Testing in Alden, IA also provides customized drug testing for synthetic marijuana, Ketamine, spice, kratom, bath salts and various opioids including Fentanyl, Oxycodone, Vicodin, Percocet, and others. Prescription drugs can be screened including Adderall, Ritalin, and Suboxone with levels reflecting usage.

A drug test is a technical analysis of a biological specimen, for example urine, hair, blood, breath, sweat, and/or oral fluid/saliva-to determine the presence or absence of specified parent drugs or their metabolites. Major applications of drug testing include detection of the presence of performance enhancing steroids in sport, employers and parole/probation officers screening for drugs prohibited by law (such as cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin) and police officers testing for the presence and concentration of alcohol (ethanol) in the blood commonly referred to as BAC (blood alcohol content). BAC tests are typically administered via a breathalyzer while urinalysis is used for the vast majority of drug testing in sports and the workplace. Numerous other methods with varying degrees of accuracy, sensitivity (detection threshold/cutoff), and detection periods exist. A drug test may also refer to a test that provides quantitative chemical analysis of an illegal drug, typically intended to help with responsible drug use.

Providing exceptional customer service and being available when you need us for drug testing in Alden, IA, is our #1 Priority and we look forward to serving the needs of our clients.

920 S OAK ST 5.9 miles

920 S OAK ST
IOWA FALLS, IA 50126
Categories: IOWA FALLS IA

303 CENTRAL AVE E 17.6 miles

303 CENTRAL AVE E
HAMPTON, IA 50441
Categories: HAMPTON IA

1720 CENTRAL AVE E 18.0 miles

1720 CENTRAL AVE E
HAMPTON, IA 50441
Categories: HAMPTON IA

2411 EDINGTON AVE 18.6 miles

2411 EDINGTON AVE
ELDORA, IA 50627
Categories: ELDORA IA

2350 HOSPITAL DR 22.8 miles

2350 HOSPITAL DR
WEBSTER CITY, IA 50595
Categories: WEBSTER CITY IA

1316 S MAIN ST 22.8 miles

1316 S MAIN ST
CLARION, IA 50525
Categories: CLARION IA

914 WILLSON AVE 22.9 miles

914 WILLSON AVE
WEBSTER CITY, IA 50595
Categories: WEBSTER CITY IA

800 OHIO ST 23.2 miles

800 OHIO ST
WEBSTER CITY, IA 50595
Categories: WEBSTER CITY IA

Don't see a location near you? Call us (800) 221-4291)

(800) 221-4291

Schedule Your Test

"When You Need a Test, Choose the Best"

Accredited Drug Testing

Testing Centers Nationwide

(800)221-4291

For more information regarding the effects of drug abuse – Click Here

For more information on a drug free work place – Click Here

Local Area Info: Alden, Iowa

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.73 square miles (4.48km2), of which, 1.71 square miles (4.43km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05km2) is water.

As of the census of 2010, there were 787 people, 338 households, and 214 families residing in the city. The population density was 460.2 inhabitants per square mile (177.7/km2). There were 368 housing units at an average density of 215.2 per square mile (83.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 0.5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 338 households of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.7% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.95.

Show Regional Data

Population (male): 400

Population (female): 356

Median Age: 42.9 years

Median Rent: Median gross rent in 2017: $598.

Cost of Living: March 2019 cost of living index in Alden: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Poverty (overall): Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.3%

Sex Offenders: According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Alden, Iowa as of January 15, 2021. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alden is 258 to 1.>

Ancestries: Ancestries: German (51.3%), Norwegian (6.5%), English (3.8%), Irish (3.0%), French (2.4%), American (2.2%).

Elevation: 1151 feet

Land Area: 1.72 square miles.

Zip Codes: 50006

Median Incomes:
      Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,372 (it was $35,966 in 2000)
      Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,118 (it was $16,011 in 2000)
      Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $88,080 (it was $48,500 in 2000) Alden:$88,080IA:$149,100

Races:
      White alone - 759 - 96.4%
      Two or more races - 13 - 1.7%
      Hispanic - 9 - 1.1%
      Black alone - 4 - 0.5%
      American Indian alone - 1 - 0.1%
      Asian alone - 1 - 0.1%