Ackley, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 1,525 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.7%
 
Males: 733  (48.1%)
Females: 792  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

49.8 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50601.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,793 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Ackley:

$53,793
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,307 (it was $17,406 in 2000)

Ackley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,077 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Ackley:

$90,077
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $127,857; detached houses: $128,365; townhouses or other attached units: $181,440; in 2-unit structures: $58,009; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $123,118; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,100; mobile homes: $82,643

Median gross rent in 2017: $502.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ackley: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.5%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Ackley, IA (2010)
    • 1,44290.7%White alone
    • 1408.8%Hispanic
    • 50.3%Two or more races
    • 10.06%Black alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

Races in Ackley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Ackley, Iowa as of December 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ackley is 292 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (65.1%), American (5.4%), English (3.5%), Norwegian (2.9%), European (2.1%), Danish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/28/1869

Land area: 2.45 square miles.

Population density: 622 people per square mile   (low).

Ackley, Iowa map

53 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

3.0%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,422 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,361 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (36.3 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (166.2 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (279.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Aplington, IA (3.0 miles ),
Geneva, IA (3.1 miles),
Steamboat Rock, IA (3.2 miles ),
Wellsburg, IA (3.2 miles ),
Iowa Falls, IA (3.3 miles ),
Bradford, IA (3.3 miles),
Owasa, IA (3.4 miles),
Eldora, IA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.55 N, Longitude: 93.05 W

Area code: 641

Distribution of median household income in Ackley, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ackley, IA in 2017
Ackley satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $125,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Ackley, IA residents
Average permit cost in Ackley, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +91 (+5.3%).
Most common industries in Ackley, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Food (8.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (11.4%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.7%)
  • Health care (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.5%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Food (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Ackley, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Ackley, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ackley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 121% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/2008, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Ackley city center killed 9 people and injured 70 people and caused $100 million in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 tornado 15.4 miles away from the city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ackley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 392.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 261.6 miles away from Ackley center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 374.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 226.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 339.4 miles away from Ackley center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 297.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ackley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ackley:

  • THE PRESBYTERIAN VILLAGE OF AC (502 BUTLER STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ackley:

  • MAPLE MANOR VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; APLINGTON, IA)
  • ELLSWORTH MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; IOWA FALLS, IA)
  • SCENIC MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; IOWA FALLS, IA)
  • IOWA FALLS MARY GREELEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; IOWA FALLS, IA)
  • HERITAGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; IOWA FALLS, IA)
  • GREENBELT HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ELDORA, IA)
  • ELDORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ELDORA, IA)

Airports located in Ackley:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ackley:

  • University of Northern Iowa (about 31 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; Full-time enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 38 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 43 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Iowa State University (about 48 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 59 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 66 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 67 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)

Public high school in Ackley:

  • AGWSR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 918 4TH AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Ackley:

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Library in Ackley:

  • ACKLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $38,327; Location: 401 STATE ST; 16,127 books; 102 audio materials; 1,026 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ackley: Y's Motel and Campground (A), Farmers Cooperative Elevator (B), Ackley Country Club (C), Ackley (D), Ackley Volunteer Ambulance Service (E), Ackley Volunteer Fire Department (F), Ackley Heritage Center (G), Ackley Public Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ackley include: Saint John's United Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (D), Our Saviour's Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oak Wood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Ackley: Prairie Bridges Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Ackley City - Heritage Center (Museums; 208 State Street).

Birthplace of: Adam Viet - College basketball player (Northern Iowa Panthers).

Hardin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ackley and their reported violations in the past:

PINE RIDGE PARK (Address: 15537 S AVE , Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ackley that have no violations reported:

  • ACKLEY MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Address: 408 MAIN ST , Population served: 1,589, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.9%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.6%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
66 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
103 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Ackley (2011 data):

  • Ackley State Bank: at 650 Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/30: Bank assets: $124.5 mil, Deposits: $90.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Gnb Bancorporation
  • Green Belt Bank & Trust: Ackley Branch at 419 Sherman Avenue, branch established on 2001/09/04. Info updated 2010/08/26: Bank assets: $320.7 mil, Deposits: $290.9 mil, headquarters in Iowa Falls, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Green Belt Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Ackley:

Marital status in Ackley, IA
  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

For population 25 years and over in Ackley:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ackley
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ackley, IA (based on Hardin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,02527
Evangelical Protestant3,83426
Catholic8832
Other41
Orthodox--
None5,788-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Hardin County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hardin County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Hardin County:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

8.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

27.9%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.9%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ackley:

47.1%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ackley:

21.2%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ackley:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.4%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

54.7%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Ackley:

75.2%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ackley, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$12,398$37,1941$319
Other Government Administration 2$8,132$48,7927$1,320
Streets and Highways 2$5,464$32,7840$0
Health 1$2,495$29,9400$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 4$2,617
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$28,489$37,98512$4,256

Ackley government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $809,000 ($530.49)
    General - Other: $201,000 ($131.80)
    Sewerage: $174,000 ($114.10)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $246,000 ($161.31)
    Water Utilities: $193,000 ($126.56)
    Regular Highways: $179,000 ($117.38)
    Sewerage: $167,000 ($109.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $161,000 ($105.57)
    Health - Other: $145,000 ($95.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000 ($76.72)
    Libraries: $61,000 ($40.00)
    General - Other: $40,000 ($26.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000 ($25.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $30,000 ($19.67)
    General Public Buildings: $25,000 ($16.39)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($13.11)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($9.18)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000 ($3.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($2.62)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($1.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($22.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $33,000 ($21.64)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($6.56)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($2.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $480,000 ($314.75)

Ackley government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $326,000 ($213.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $165,000 ($108.20)
    Other: $98,000 ($64.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($15.08)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($2.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $882,000 ($578.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $54,000 ($35.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $72,000 ($47.21)
    General Revenue - Other: $64,000 ($41.97)
    Rents: $24,000 ($15.74)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($3.93)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($3.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $333,000 ($218.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $151,000 ($99.02)
    Other: $18,000 ($11.80)
  • Tax - Property: $696,000 ($456.39)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $147,000 ($96.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $19,000 ($12.46)
    Other License: $3,000 ($1.97)

Ackley government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $995,000 ($652.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000 ($540.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $170,000 ($111.48)

Ackley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $522,000 ($342.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,152,000 ($755.41)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $51,000 ($33.44)

Businesses in Ackley, IA

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Ford: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ackley:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KIFG (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ackley:

  • KQCR-FM (98.9 FM; PARKERSBURG, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING INC)
  • KIFG-FM (95.3 FM; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCRR (97.7 FM; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KDAO-FM (99.5 FM; ELDORA, IA; Owner: ELDORA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLMJ (104.9 FM; HAMPTON, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ackley:

  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • K25FA (Channel 25; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K47EK (Channel 47; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K49DZ (Channel 49; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K55GV (Channel 55; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K57GN (Channel 57; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K61GF (Channel 61; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K19DX (Channel 19; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K27EW (Channel 27; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K33ED (Channel 33; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K51EP (Channel 51; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K53FD (Channel 53; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K59FM (Channel 59; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K69GZ (Channel 69; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)

Ackley fatal accident list:

Jun 29, 2001 08:01 AM, Butler St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 13, 1995 07:00 AM, 20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 12, 1984 03:35 PM, Franklin, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 305ft / 92.8mTotal length
  • 39,720Total average daily traffic
  • 9,478Total average daily truck traffic
  • 40,050Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ackley, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 101950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ackley, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ackley)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • City Hall (Lat: 42.555528 Lon: -93.054361), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WXK685,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.007 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2004, Expiration Date: 03/24/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/24/2014, Registrant: Radio Communications / Rcsystems, 1657 Falls Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701, Phone: (319) 234-3511, Fax: (319) 233-8292, Email:
  • 502 Butler St (Lat: 42.553861 Lon: -93.056306), Type: Building, Structure height: 16 m, Call Sign: KNNJ313,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.955 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2001, Expiration Date: 02/06/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: Iva Griep, Registrant: Lao, 1270 Fairfield Rd Ste 13, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Fax: (717) 337-9157
  • 14395 County Highway S56 (Lat: 42.493861 Lon: -93.046306), Call Sign: WQBA944,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.925 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2004, Expiration Date: 09/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2014, Certifier: Willard Deberg, Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 42.600028 Lon: -93.100250, Call Sign: WQBU770,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.975 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2014, Expiration Date: 12/17/2024, Certifier: Randy Roeber, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 918 4th Ave (Lat: 42.549583 Lon: -93.049083), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WQVA709,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1200 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2014, Expiration Date: 12/09/2024, Certifier: Brent Harrenstein, Registrant: Primex Wireless Inc, 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • 502 Butler St (Lat: 42.552167 Lon: -93.046611), Call Sign: WQYP680,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHz, 452.412 MHz, 457.412 MHz, 452.662 MHz, 457.662 MHz, 452.862 MHz, 457.862 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2016, Expiration Date: 12/01/2026, Certifier: Korey Deberg, Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-8353, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Fax: (952) 469-0170, Email:
  • MACY DRB, Lat: 42.539778 Lon: -93.145417, Call Sign: WRBP483,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.920 MHz, 161.190 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2018, Expiration Date: 05/14/2028, Certifier: Diane M Neese, Registrant: Cn, 17641 South Ashland Ave, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-3543, Fax: (708) 332-4361, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • ACKLEY, 23161 110th. Street (Lat: 42.544000 Lon: -93.063722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 80.8 m, Overall height: 83.5 m, Call Sign: WPXY538,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/29/2013, Expiration Date: 07/01/2023, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2015, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • ACKF365A0, Lat: 42.555333 Lon: -93.059278, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80211, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:
  • ACKF365A90, Lat: 42.555333 Lon: -93.059278, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80211, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:
  • ACKF365A180, Lat: 42.555333 Lon: -93.059278, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80211, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:
  • ACKF365A270, Lat: 42.555333 Lon: -93.059278, Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQJA665,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80211, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:
  • MACY, .32 Miles South On Cr-55 From 110th Street (Lat: 42.539778 Lon: -93.145417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WRBX266,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2018, Expiration Date: 07/14/2028, Certifier: Diane M Neese, Registrant: Cn, 17641 S Ashland Ave, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-3543, Fax: (708) 332-6669, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ackley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: RICHTSMEIER ROBERT H NIEUPORT 17R (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 417NX , Serial Number: 33417, Certificate Issue Date: 06/27/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Robert H Richtsmeier, 30645 140th St, Ackley, IA 50601
  • Aircraft: HEIRONIMUS ROGER L SWICK-T (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50AH , Serial Number: 110, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 03/10/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey A Brass, 1110 2nd Ave, Ackley, IA 50601

Most common first names in Ackley, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3482.7 years
George2778.6 years
Anna2783.7 years
Fred2678.8 years
Mary2384.4 years
Henry2380.9 years
William2377.6 years
Helen1885.4 years
Robert1677.0 years
Dorothy1678.4 years
Most common last names in Ackley, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Janssen2679.8 years
Meyer1879.1 years
Oelmann1680.3 years
Miller1672.7 years
Richtsmeier1578.3 years
Abbas1477.5 years
Johnson1484.6 years
Harken1379.3 years
Cobie1382.8 years
Muller1277.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ackley, IA
  • 87.2%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Electricity
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ackley, IA
  • 50.6%Utility gas
  • 43.3%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Other fuel


Ackley compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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