Anamosa, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 5,391 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 
Males: 2,981  (55.3%)
Females: 2,410  (44.7%)
Median resident age:

42.8 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 52205.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,392 (it was $33,284 in 2000)
Anamosa:

$49,392
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,157 (it was $18,585 in 2000)

Anamosa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,484 (it was $72,400 in 2000)
Anamosa:

$131,484
IA:

$149,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $644.

March 2019 cost of living index in Anamosa: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.1%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.8% for Black residents, 1.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Anamosa, IA (2017)
    • 4,70885.2%White alone
    • 3987.2%Black alone
    • 2153.9%Hispanic
    • 1031.9%American Indian alone
    • 440.8%Two or more races
    • 170.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Anamosa, Iowa as of August 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Anamosa is 612 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Anamosa by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(35.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.0)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(35.4)
5
(88.6)
3
(52.9)
4
(69.6)
6
(104.1)
4
(68.7)
5
(89.9)
3
(54.1)
2
(35.4)
6
(108.2)
4
(74.1)
10
(183.4)
11
(203.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(212.1)
16
(283.4)
22
(387.7)
24
(417.5)
26
(451.1)
58
(995.7)
29
(521.4)
27
(486.7)
15
(265.3)
16
(288.6)
18
(333.6)
19
(348.4)
19
(351.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
60
(1,061)
81
(1,435)
84
(1,480)
97
(1,687)
131
(2,273)
61
(1,047)
58
(1,043)
57
(1,028)
77
(1,362)
60
(1,082)
51
(945.3)
50
(916.8)
77
(1,423)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(35.4)
2
(35.4)
5
(88.1)
6
(104.4)
5
(86.7)
2
(34.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.1)
2
(35.4)
2
(36.1)
6
(111.2)
4
(73.3)
3
(55.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(53.1)
1
(17.6)
2
(34.8)
1
(17.3)
1
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)95.597.8104.0119.0150.2147.096.288.983.0102.599.7103.6126.6

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City-data.com crime index in Anamosa, IA

Crime rate in Anamosa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Iowa average:

1.47
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Ancestries: German (41.1%), American (9.0%), English (8.1%), Irish (6.2%), French (3.8%), Norwegian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/17/1867

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 2.24 square miles.

Population density: 2,407 people per square mile   (low).

Anamosa, Iowa map

184 residents are foreign born (1.4% Africa, 1.1% Asia, 1.0% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

3.3%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,947 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,728 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (21.7 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (117.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (186.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Stone City, IA (1.9 miles),
Martelle, IA (2.7 miles ),
Morley, IA (2.7 miles),
Springville, IA (3.0 miles ),
Center Junction, IA (3.2 miles),
Monticello, IA (3.2 miles ),
Olin, IA (3.3 miles ),
Prairieburg, IA (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 91.28 W

Area code: 319

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $72,800
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $181,100
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $201,300
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $177,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Anamosa, IA residents
Average permit cost in Anamosa, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +380 (+7.4%).
Most common industries in Anamosa, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Utilities (4.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Public administration (11.9%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Anamosa, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Anamosa, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Anamosa, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.2. This is about average.

City:

74.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.217. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.217
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.43. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.43
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.224. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.224
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.51
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Anamosa-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Anamosa city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 tornado 19.5 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Anamosa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% 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 309.9 miles away from the city 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 289.2 miles away from Anamosa center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 130.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 340.0 miles away from Anamosa center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 309.7 miles away from Anamosa center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 295.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jones County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Anamosa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Anamosa:

  • JONES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1795 HIGHWAY 64 EAST)
  • ANAMOSA CARE CENTER (1209 EAST THIRD STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Anamosa:

  • MONTICELLO NURSING AND REHAB CEN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MONTICELLO, IA)
  • EASTERN IOWA VISITING NURSES AND HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MONTICELLO, IA)
  • ABOVE AND BEYOND HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MONTICELLO, IA)

Heliports located in Anamosa:

College/University in Anamosa:

  • Carlson College of Massage Therapy (Full-time enrollment: 26; Location: 11809 Country Rd X28; Private, for-profit; Website: www.carlsoncollege.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Anamosa:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 24 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 34 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 54 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 54 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 55 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Augustana College (about 57 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 58 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)

Public high school in Anamosa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Anamosa:

  • STRAWBERRY HILL (Students: 539, Location: 203 HAMILTON COURT, Grades: PK-4)
  • ANAMOSA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 410 OLD DUBUQUE ROAD, Grades: 5-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Anamosa:

See full list of schools located in Anamosa

Library in Anamosa:

  • ANAMOSA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $165,222; Location: 600 E FIRST ST; 25,878 books; 1,524 audio materials; 1,267 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 87 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Anamosa: Anamosa State Penitentiary - Men's Reformatory (A), Jones County Jail (B), Jones County Courthouse (C), Anamosa Penitentiary Museum (D), Jones County Sheriffs Office (E), Anamosa Public Library (F), National Motorcycle Museum (G), Anamosa Police Department (H), Anamosa City Fire Department (I), Anamosa Area Ambulance Service (J), Anamosa City Hall (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Anamosa include: Saint Patricks Church (A), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), First Congregational Church (D), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (E), Anamosa Congregation - Jehovahs Witnesses (F), First Baptist Church (G), Calvary Foursquare Church (H), Apostolic Assembly of Anamoose (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Holy Cross Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Buffalo Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Anamosa include: Old Military Road Historical Marker (1), Gideon Ford Home Site Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Anamosa State Penitentary Museum (406 North High Street), Grant Wood Art Gallery (124 East Main Street).

Hotel: Anamosa Super 8 Motel (100 Grant Wood Drive).

Courts: Jones County - Bailiff- Court Attendant (Court House), Jones County - Juvenile Court Office (Court House), Jones County - Court Room (Court House), Jones County - Magistrate Court (Court House).

Birthplace of: Grant Wood - Painter, Jack Evans (musician) - Rock musician, Marshal Yanda - Football player, Nan Wood Graham - Artist's model, Peggy Wilson - Alaskan politician.

Jones 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 Anamosa and their reported violations in the past:

ANAMOSA MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY (Address: 107 S FORD , Population served: 4,283, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (APR-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-23-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-16-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
ANAMOSA STATE PENITENTIARY (Population served: 1,725, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-04-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2012)
WAPSIPINICON STATE PK-CAMPGROUND/LODGE (Address: 21301 COUNTY RD E34 , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
SCOOTERS (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
STONE CITY GENERAL STORE PUB (Address: 12612 STONE CITY RD , Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WAPSIPINICON COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-05-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-05-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-20-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-21-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-30-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-21-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-02-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-12-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-23-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-22-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-27-2008), St BCA signed (NOV-21-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between AUG-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2008), St BCA signed (NOV-21-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUN-2008 and JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2008), St BCA signed (NOV-21-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2010)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations

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

  • TEDDYS BARN AND GRILL (Address: 14575 E23 CO. HOME RD , Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.9%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.1%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Anamosa in 2010:

  • 1,043 people in state prisons
  • 114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Anamosa in 2000:

  • 1,303 people in state prisons
  • 71 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Anamosa (2011 data):

  • Farmers & Merchants Savings Bank: Bra at 220 West Main Street, branch established on 2004/11/01. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $336.5 mil, Deposits: $278.7 mil, headquarters in Manchester, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Dunn Investment Co.
  • Fidelity Bank & Trust: Security State Bank Branch at 107 South Garnavillo Street, branch established on 1886/04/01. Info updated 2011/07/27: Bank assets: $560.1 mil, Deposits: $452.8 mil, headquarters in Dubuque, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Company
  • Citizens Savings Bank: at 215 East Main Street, branch established on 1906/11/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $115.8 mil, Deposits: $102.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Anamosa:

Marital status in Anamosa, IA
  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 40.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Anamosa:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Iowa average:

10.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Anamosa, IA (based on Jones County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,30822
Catholic3,4634
Evangelical Protestant1,1229
Other71
None10,738-
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: 5
Jones County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Jones County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Jones County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jones County:

7.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jones County:

27.0%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jones County:

13.0%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Anamosa:

48.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Anamosa:

44.8%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Anamosa:

28.8
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.8%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Anamosa:

10.3%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Anamosa:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Anamosa:

32.5%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Anamosa:

56.6%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Anamosa:

78.6%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Anamosa, 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 7$27,310$46,8170$0
Streets and Highways 6$21,009$42,0181$1,771
Other Government Administration 5$18,387$44,1290$0
Sewerage 2$6,496$38,9760$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,078$12,9360$0
Local Libraries 1$2,852$34,2244$5,205
Water Supply 1$3,263$39,1560$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,861$46,33215$7,076
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 24$84,256$42,12820$14,052

Anamosa government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $228,000 ($42.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $925,000 ($171.58)
    Sewerage: $865,000 ($160.45)
    Police Protection: $726,000 ($134.67)
    Water Utilities: $558,000 ($103.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $495,000 ($91.82)
    Financial Administration: $243,000 ($45.08)
    Central Staff Services: $218,000 ($40.44)
    Libraries: $198,000 ($36.73)
    General - Other: $145,000 ($26.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $113,000 ($20.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($7.98)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $33,000 ($6.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($3.34)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($2.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $114,000 ($21.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $113,000 ($20.96)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($7.79)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($3.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($2.23)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($1.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,459,000 ($270.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($6.86)

Anamosa government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,839,000 ($341.12)
    Other: $111,000 ($20.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000 ($18.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($9.83)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $11,000 ($2.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $202,000 ($37.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $49,000 ($9.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $591,000 ($109.63)
    General Revenue - Other: $273,000 ($50.64)
    Interest Earnings: $48,000 ($8.90)
    Rents: $21,000 ($3.90)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($0.74)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $782,000 ($145.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $684,000 ($126.88)
    Other: $91,000 ($16.88)
    General Local Government Support: $34,000 ($6.31)
  • Tax - Property: $2,459,000 ($456.13)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $612,000 ($113.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $132,000 ($24.49)
    Other Selective Sales: $84,000 ($15.58)
    Other License: $8,000 ($1.48)

Anamosa government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,967,000 ($1106.84)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,836,000 ($897.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,251,000 ($232.05)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $120,000 ($22.26)

Anamosa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,113,000 ($1875.90)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,202,000 ($222.96)

5.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Linn County, IA  2.18% ($47,266 average AGI)
from Dubuque County, IA  0.59% ($32,652)


5.73% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,002 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Linn County, IA  1.96% ($43,289 average AGI)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.62% ($48,083)
to Cedar County, IA  0.30% ($40,870)
Businesses in Anamosa, IA
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1McDonald's1
H&R Block1Subway2
Hardee's1Super 81
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Anamosa:

  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Anamosa:

  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KDST (99.3 FM; DYERSVILLE, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • KRNL-FM (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IA; Owner: CORNELL COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Anamosa:

  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCDE-LP (Channel 67; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCDR-LP (Channel 55; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHHH-LP (Channel 57; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRUB-LP (Channel 65; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Anamosa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Anamosa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 37Number of bridges
  • 322ft / 98.2mTotal length
  • 69,737Total average daily traffic
  • 6,689Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60,337Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Anamosa, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41900-1909
  • 31920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 62000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Anamosa, IA

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 20. The highest number of fires - 34 took place in 2014, and the least - 2 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Anamosa, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.0%), and Structure Fires (34.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Anamosa, IA
    • 14542.0%Outside Fires
    • 11934.5%Structure Fires
    • 6719.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 144.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Anamosa, IA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Anamosa, Iowa:

  • Super 8, 100 Grant Wood Dr, Anamosa, Iowa 52205 , Phone: (319) 462-3888, Fax: (319) 462-3718
  • Americinn Lodge & Suites Of Anamosa, Ia, 101 Harley Ave, Anamosa, Iowa 52205 , Phone: (319) 462-4119, Fax: (319) 462-4570
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Anamosa, Iowa
Most common first names in Anamosa, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5875.9 years
William4475.0 years
Robert3974.5 years
Mary3882.5 years
James3172.6 years
Donald2377.3 years
Charles2275.6 years
George2277.8 years
Anna2183.5 years
Harold2170.8 years
Most common last names in Anamosa, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2280.1 years
Dirks2073.8 years
Kula1776.7 years
Thomas1474.7 years
Harms1376.3 years
Zimmerman1378.3 years
Miller1281.0 years
Thompson1282.3 years
Taylor1180.2 years
Johnson1173.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Anamosa, IA
  • 80.3%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Electricity
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Anamosa, IA
  • 51.4%Electricity
  • 41.9%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Other fuel
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Anamosa compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Anamosa on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
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