Birmingham, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 426 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.7%
 
Males: 201  (47.3%)
Females: 225  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

34.6 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 52535.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,605 (it was $31,406 in 2000)
Birmingham:

$46,605
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,401 (it was $15,554 in 2000)

Birmingham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $77,002 (it was $42,400 in 2000)
Birmingham:

$77,002
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $76,548; detached houses: $82,513; mobile homes: $23,711

Median gross rent in 2017: $461.

March 2019 cost of living index in Birmingham: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.2%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Birmingham, IA (2010)
    • 43196.2%White alone
    • 92.0%Hispanic
    • 51.1%Two or more races
    • 30.7%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: German (23.7%), American (18.7%), Irish (12.1%), Scotch-Irish (6.2%), English (5.8%), Swedish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/20/1856

Land area: 1.05 square miles.

Population density: 405 people per square mile   (low).

Birmingham, Iowa map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,229 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $902 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (58.1 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (180.1 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (231.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Stockport, IA (2.5 miles ),
Libertyville, IA (2.8 miles ),
Douds, IA (2.8 miles),
Leando, IA (2.8 miles),
Fairfield, IA (3.0 miles ),
Keosauqua, IA (3.2 miles ),
Maharishi Vedic City, IA (3.5 miles ),
Hillsboro, IA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.88 N, Longitude: 91.95 W

Area code: 319

Distribution of median household income in Birmingham, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Birmingham, IA in 2017
Birmingham satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +36 (+9.3%).
Most common industries in Birmingham, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.7%)
  • Machinery (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (9.9%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.3%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.0%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.0%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Birmingham, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Registered nurses (8.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Birmingham, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Birmingham, Iowa average temperatures Birmingham, Iowa average precipitation Birmingham, Iowa humidity Birmingham, Iowa wind speed Birmingham, Iowa snowfall Birmingham, Iowa sunshine Birmingham, Iowa clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.2. This is about average.

City:

64.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.19
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.158
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 18.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.11
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Birmingham-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Birmingham city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 16 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Birmingham-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 273.7 miles away from Birmingham 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 258.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 287.5 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 299.2 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 274.3 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 163.6 miles away from Birmingham 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 Van Buren County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birmingham topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Birmingham:

  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, L.C. - FAIRFIELD (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • NELSON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • SUNNY BROOK LIVING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • SUNNY BROOK HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)
  • NURSE IN THE HOUSE, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FAIRFIELD, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Birmingham:

  • Indian Hills Community College (about 27 miles; Ottumwa, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,034)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 41 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • University of Iowa (about 59 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Truman State University (about 59 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Western Illinois University (about 73 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 74 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 84 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)

Library in Birmingham:

  • BIRMINGHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,098; Location: 301 E MAIN; 5,829 books; 82 audio materials; 136 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Birmingham: Birmingham Fire Station (A), Birmingham Library (B), Birmingham Town Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Birmingham include: Birmingham First Presbyterian Church (A), United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: United Presbyterian Cemetery (1), Methodist Episcopal Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Van Buren 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 Birmingham that have no violations reported:

  • BIRMINGHAM WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 648, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.8%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

13.1%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Birmingham (2011 data):

  • Community First Bank: Birmingham Branch at Cedar Street, branch established on 1931/04/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $138.9 mil, Deposits: $113.8 mil, headquarters in Keosauqua, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Van Buren Bancorporation Employee Stock Ownership Plan

For population 15 years and over in Birmingham:

Marital status in Birmingham, IA
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Birmingham:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Birmingham, IA (based on Van Buren County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,41116
Evangelical Protestant1,38513
Catholic2351
None4,539-
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
This county:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Here:

11.73 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Van Buren County:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Van Buren County:

27.3%
Iowa:

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

11.0%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.0%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.2%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.3
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.8%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Birmingham:

41.7%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

55.3%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Birmingham, 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
Water Supply 0$0 2$902
Financial Administration 0$0 1$477
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$816
Totals for Government 0$0 10$2,195

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $591,000 ($1387.32)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $124,000 ($291.08)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($122.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($82.16)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $15,000 ($35.21)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($30.52)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($28.17)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($14.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($14.08)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($11.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($9.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($4.69)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($2.35)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($2.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($46.95)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $12,000 ($28.17)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($9.39)
    Other - General - Other: $1,000 ($2.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,000 ($61.03)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $65,000 ($152.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $41,000 ($96.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,000 ($16.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($9.39)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $135,000 ($316.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $490,000 ($1150.23)
    Highways: $31,000 ($72.77)
  • Tax - Property: $47,000 ($110.33)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($2.35)
    Other License: $1,000 ($2.35)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $488,000 ($1145.54)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $488,000 ($1145.54)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $523,000 ($1227.70)

4.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,365 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
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 Jefferson County, IA  1.01% ($43,778 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Birmingham:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMCD (1570 AM; 0 kW; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBIZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Birmingham:

  • KIIK-FM (95.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEIDA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KRKN (104.3 FM; ELDON, IA; Owner: O-TOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KILJ-FM (105.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KOJY (106.9 FM; BLOOMFIELD, IA; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KHOE (90.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD EDUCATIONAL RADIO STATION)

TV broadcast stations around Birmingham:

  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K54AF (Channel 54; KEOSAUQUA, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • K55GS (Channel 55; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K45EE (Channel 45; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K49DX (Channel 49; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K33AA (Channel 33; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K65GA (Channel 65; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K21EM (Channel 21; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K31ED (Channel 31; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FC (Channel 53; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58ER (Channel 58; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K23CI (Channel 23; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K25DE (Channel 25; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K27CV (Channel 27; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: OTTUMWA AREA TRANSLATOR SYSTEM, INC.)
  • K51FJ (Channel 51; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K10OO (Channel 10; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: RICHARD P. JACKSON, JR.)

Birmingham fatal accident list:

May 7, 2002 03:14 PM, Sr-1, Lat: 40.876102, Lon: -91.948647, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 2, 1999 06:38 PM, 7789, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 3, 1988 04:10 PM, 7789, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 1, 1978 06:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 154ft / 47.5mTotal length
  • 3,715Total average daily traffic
  • 303Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,715Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Birmingham, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Birmingham, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2.5 Mi Nw (Lat: 40.903361 Lon: -91.964889), Structure height: 88 m, Call Sign: KAC992,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/03/2012, Expiration Date: 12/08/2022, Registrant: Transcanada, 5250 Corporate Dr., Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-7464, Fax: (248) 205-4464, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • BIRMINGHAM, 3 Mi Nw (Lat: 40.903333 Lon: -91.964889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 92.9 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: KAE79,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/19/2019, Expiration Date: 04/28/2029, Registrant: Anr Pipeline Company, 5250 Coprorate Drive, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-4520, Fax: (248) 205-4620, Email:
  • Birmingham, 3 Mi Nw (Lat: 40.903333 Lon: -91.964889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 92.9 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQAR356,
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.331 MHz, 941.331 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2014, Expiration Date: 07/23/2024, Certifier: Steve Martz, Registrant: Transcanada, 5250 Corporate Dr., Troy, MI 48090, Phone: (248) 205-7464, Fax: (248) 205-4464, Email:
  • BIRMINGHAM, 21959 130th Street (Lat: 40.857639 Lon: -91.950056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQED608,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 02/17/2016, Expiration Date: 01/03/2026, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K0JWO, Licensee ID: L01337514, Grant Date: 10/24/2017, Expiration Date: 11/13/2027, Certifier: Stephen R Pacha, Registrant: Stephen R Pacha, 10193 Hwy 1, Birmingham, IA 52535-8059
  • Call Sign: N0SCB, Grant Date: 04/21/1992, Expiration Date: 04/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2004, Registrant: Michael T Baker, R 1 Box 24, Birmingham, IA 52535
  • Call Sign: N0VCO, Licensee ID: L00582661, Grant Date: 10/17/2002, Expiration Date: 01/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2015, Certifier: Kathryn R Schafer, Registrant: Kathryn R Schafer, 16616 Hawk Dr, Birmingham, IA 52535
  • Call Sign: W0DKQ, Grant Date: 05/22/1996, Expiration Date: 05/22/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2008, Registrant: Charles H Schafer, Rfd 1, Birmingham, IA 52535
  • Call Sign: WB0SWR, Licensee ID: L01204704, Grant Date: 11/18/2016, Expiration Date: 01/07/2027, Certifier: Richard D Corry Jr, Registrant: Richard D Corry Jr, Birmingham, IA 52535

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1527C , Serial Number: 0564, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 05/31/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 15952 Juniper Trl, Birmingham, IA 52535

Most common first names in Birmingham, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1173.1 years
Lester679.0 years
Hazel684.0 years
Robert675.2 years
Charles579.2 years
George583.4 years
Mary584.5 years
James576.0 years
Florence485.8 years
Fred473.8 years
Most common last names in Birmingham, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Countryman1173.3 years
Nelson977.9 years
Miller883.1 years
Johnston786.0 years
Williams677.5 years
Corry582.3 years
Brown576.4 years
Weaver585.4 years
Hemm478.5 years
Jones480.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Birmingham, IA
  • 86.7%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Birmingham, IA
  • 53.2%Utility gas
  • 46.8%Electricity


Birmingham 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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