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Population in 2012: 5,625 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.4%
 

Males: 3,136  (55.8%)
Females: 2,489  (44.2%)

Median resident age:  39.6 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52205.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,548 (it was $33,284 in 2000)
Anamosa:

$44,548
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,313

Anamosa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,558 (it was $72,400 in 2000)
Anamosa:

$105,558
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $101,173; Detached houses: $112,711; Townhouses or other attached units: $73,000; In 2-unit structures: $92,909; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $73,000; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $149,318; Mobile homes: $40,656

Median gross rent in 2012: $516.

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  • White alone - 5,072 (90.5%)
  • Black alone - 301 (5.4%)
  • Hispanic - 140 (2.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 43 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 26 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 23 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Anamosa: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (38.0%), Irish (17.0%), English (6.1%), United States (5.3%), Czech (3.9%), French (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/17/1867

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 2.24 square miles.

Population density: 2,512 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Anamosa:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Anamosa city:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

75 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Anamosa, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Anamosa to the number of sex offenders is 563 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,732 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,293 (1.4%)

Anamosa satellite photo by USGS

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) .

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

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Latitude: 42.11 N, Longitude: 91.28 W

Area code: 319

Anamosa household income distribution Anamosa home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Anamosa by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1020000100
per 100,000 17.70.035.40.00.00.00.017.20.00.0
Robberies 1000000100
per 100,000 17.70.00.00.00.00.00.017.20.00.0
Assaults 2325346453
per 100,000 35.553.735.488.652.969.6104.168.789.954.1
Burglaries 12151216222426582927
per 100,000 213.0268.3212.1283.4387.7417.5451.1995.7521.4486.7
Thefts 727760818497131615857
per 100,000 1278.01377.51060.61434.61480.21687.22272.71047.21042.81027.6
Auto thefts 2522565202
per 100,000 35.589.435.435.488.1104.486.734.30.036.1
Arson 1003121100
per 100,000 17.70.00.053.117.634.817.317.20.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.8) 99.495.599.4101.8108.2123.8156.4153.0100.192.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Iowa average:

1.72

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Anamosa, Iowa accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +380 (+7.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Anamosa-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 191% 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 significantly below Iowa state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jones County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Grant Wood - Painter, Jack Evans (musician) - Rock musician, Marshal Yanda - Football player, Nan Wood Graham - Artist's model, Peggy Wilson - Alaskan politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Anamosa:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Anamosa, IA

Heliports located in Anamosa:

College/University in Anamosa:

  • Carlson College of Massage Therapy (Full-time enrollment: 56; 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: 9,715)
  • University of Iowa (about 34 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,313)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 54 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,699)
  • Kaplan University (about 54 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 8,162)
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic (about 55 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 55 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,969)
  • Augustana College (about 57 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,446)

Public high school in Anamosa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Anamosa:

Private elementary/middle school in Anamosa:

  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: 216 N GARNAVILLO; Grades: PK - 6)
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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)

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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).

 
Jones County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.8. This is about average.
City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.230. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.861. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.861
U.S.:

2.433
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.6

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

ANAMOSA STATE PENITENTIARY (Population served: 1725, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
WAPSIPINICON STATE PK-CAMPGROUND/LODGE (Address: 21301 COUNTY RD E34 , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WAPSIPINICON COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
RAINBOW CLUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WAPSIPINICON ST PARK - DUTCH CREEK LODGE (Address: 21301 COUNTY RD E34 , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • ANAMOSA MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 4173, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.0%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Anamosa, IA

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)

Anamosa compared to Iowa state average:

Anamosa, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Anamosa, Iowa:

  • Super 8, 100 Grant Wood Dr, Anamosa, IA 52205 , Phone: (319) 462-3888, Fax: (319) 462-3888
  • Americinn Lodge & Suites Of Anamosa, Ia, 101 Harley Ave, Anamosa, IA 52205 , Phone: (319) 462-4119, Fax: (319) 462-4570
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Anamosa, Iowa

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Anamosa travel time to work - commute


Anamosa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Anamosa city (based on Jones County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.45%
Here69.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents44.3%24.9%10.2%8.6%3.4%
Congregations17.9%17.9%23.1%7.7%10.3%
NameLutheran ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.7%2.1%1.2%0.7%2.0%
Congregations2.6%2.6%2.6%2.6%12.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.0%
Iowa:

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

13.0%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 4$14,550$43,6507$2,214
Police Protection - Officers 7$22,941$39,3270$0
Police - Other 1$2,227$26,7240$0
Streets and Highways 5$15,449$37,0780$0
Sewerage 2$4,999$29,9940$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,635$33,81013$4,988
Water Supply 2$4,973$29,8380$0
Local Libraries 2$4,087$24,5223$2,181
Other and Unallocable 1$1,705$20,4602$1,915
Totals for Government 26$76,566$35,33825$11,298


5.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Linn County, IA  2.30% ($38,828 average AGI)
from Dubuque County, IA  0.38% ($43,179)
from Delaware County, IA  0.30% ($33,409)


5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,399 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Linn County, IA  2.09% ($33,416 average AGI)
to Delaware County, IA  0.26% ($31,842)
to Johnson County, IA  0.26% ($34,632)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Anamosa, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 124
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

Anamosa fatal accident list:

Jun 19, 2008 06:30 PM, Us-151, 130th Ave, Lat: 42.117589, Lon: -91.266789, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 12, 2008 08:43 AM, Us-151, 130th, Lat: 42.117589, Lon: -91.266789, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 23, 2007 11:20 AM, S Scott St, Lat: 42.107992, Lon: -91.279411, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 12, 1998 12:03 AM, Sr-64, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 4, 1998 12:45 AM, Us-151, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Feb 2, 1980 00:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 16, 1975 01:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Anamosa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Anamosa, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • STATION, N High St (Lat: 42.111111 Lon: -91.290417), Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WNEP397
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2001, Expiration Date: 09/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/03/2008
    Registrant: Kirkwood Community College, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd Sw, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Phone: (319) 310-5963, Fax: (319) 398-1024, Email:
  • ANAMOSA, On Forrest Chapel Rd .7 Mi S Of Hwy 151 (Lat: 42.068056 Lon: -91.289722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WPNG826, Licensee ID: L00127162
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2013, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Uscoc Of Greater Iowa, LLC
  • Anamosa Twr, 4.4 Km Ne (Lat: 42.141667 Lon: -91.247361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WPOP838
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.600 MHz, 941.512 MHz, 957.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/1998, Expiration Date: 09/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/01/2008
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4124, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Anamosa Office, 109 N Huber St (Lat: 42.109722 Lon: -91.284028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WPOP841
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/1998, Expiration Date: 09/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/01/2008
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4124, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Anamosa 1, 4.4 Km Ne (Lat: 42.141667 Lon: -91.247361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.6 m, Call Sign: WPOQ388
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.493 MHz, 952.493 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2008, Expiration Date: 11/23/2018
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4124, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • ANAMOSA, Lat: 42.108611 Lon: -91.282889, Call Sign: WQDF221
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.318 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/09/2005, Expiration Date: 08/09/2015, Certifier: Larry Driscoll
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • 209 SADIE STREET, 209 Sadie St (Lat: 42.109722 Lon: -91.271389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 89.1 m, Overall height: 90.6 m, Call Sign: WEF262
    Assigned Frequencies: 21925.0 MHz, 12962.5 MHz, 12962.5 MHz, 12937.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/2000, Expiration Date: 03/08/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/03/2008
    Registrant: Kirkwood Community College, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd Sw, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Phone: (319) 310-5963, Fax: (319) 398-1024, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Anamosa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Anamosa)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Anamosa


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Anamosa, IA

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
Businesses in Anamosa, IA
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1McDonald's1
H&R Block1Subway2
Hardee's1Super 81
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Anamosa on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
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  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest earthquake activity"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William J. Broghammer (3)
  • Richard Sadler (2)
  • William Broghammer (1)
  • William Joseph Broghammer (1)
  • Gary V. Barnette (1)
  • James A. Marek (1)
  • Gerald J. Lavenz (1)
  • Richard T. Schindel (1)
  • Steve R. Graham (1)
  • Ken N. Warren (1)

Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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