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Population in 2012: 1,556 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +33.1%
Males: 768  (49.4%)
Females: 788  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  39.4 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52726.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,798 (it was $51,923 in 2000)
Blue Grass:

$59,798
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,795

Blue Grass city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $149,408 (it was $90,300 in 2000)
Blue Grass:

$149,408
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $167,173; Detached houses: $166,116; Townhouses or other attached units: $180,903

Median gross rent in 2012: $700.

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  • White alone - 1,387 (95.5%)
  • Hispanic - 26 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 18 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blue Grass: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.7%), Irish (10.8%), English (10.1%), United States (8.9%), Dutch (4.5%), Swedish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/10/1903

Elevation: 795 feet

Land area: 2.69 square miles.

Population density: 578 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Blue Grass:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blue Grass city:

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Blue Grass, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Blue Grass to the number of sex offenders is 778 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: $1,962 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,742 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (9.3 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (128.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (161.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Buffalo, IA (2.1 miles ), Walcott, IA (2.3 miles ), Andalusia, IL (2.3 miles ), Stockton, IA (2.7 miles) , Davenport, IA (3.0 miles ), Durant, IA (3.1 miles ), Maysville, IA (3.1 miles) , Rock Island, IL (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $203,400
  • 2011: 95 buildings, average cost: $28,800
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $173,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.51 N, Longitude: 90.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 563

Blue Grass household income distribution Blue Grass home values distribution

Crime rates in Blue Grass (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 burglary (67.8 per 100,000)
  • 1 larceny count (67.8 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 7.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-3.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Blue Grass-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 169% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Blue Grass city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blue Grass-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 96.7 miles away from the city center
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 70.4 miles away from Blue Grass center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ralph Claypool - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Blue Grass:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; DAVENPORT, IA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DAVENPORT, IA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - DAVENPORT (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DAVENPORT, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Blue Grass, IA

Amtrak stations near Blue Grass:

  • 10 miles: DAVENPORT (BURLINGTON DEPOT, 304 WEST RIVER DR.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, taxi stand.
  • 15 miles: MOLINE (QUAD CITY AIRPORT, 2200 69TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blue Grass:

  • Saint Ambrose University (about 10 miles; Davenport, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,699)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 10 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,969)
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic (about 10 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Augustana College (about 12 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,446)
  • Kaplan University (about 12 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 8,162)
  • Black Hawk College (about 17 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 2,715)
  • Ashford University (about 38 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 46,717)

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Notable locations in Blue Grass: Blue Grass Library (A), Blue Grass City Hall (B), Blue Grass Police Department (C), Blue Grass Fire Department (D), Buffalo Volunteer Ambulance Service (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Blue Grass include: Community Church (A), Saint Andrew Church (B), Blue Grass Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Blue Grass Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Scott 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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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 PM10 NO2 CO 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.1. This is about average.
City:

37.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.656. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.656
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.0
U.S.:

22.1
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.14. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.14
U.S.:

9.39
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.215. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.215
U.S.:

0.334

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

FOREST MANOR SUBDIVISION (Address: 13220 81ST AVE , Population served: 206, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
HICKORY HILLS SUBDIVISION #2 (Population served: 181, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-1998), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HICKORY HILLS FIRST ANNEX HOA (Address: 3 SUNSET COURT , Population served: 144, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2002), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2002), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2003)
DEVILS CREEK ESTATES HOME ASSOC (Address: 11239 DEVILS CREEK RD , Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and SEP-06-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-15-2004), St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2000 and APR-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2003), St BCA signed (NOV-05-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-27-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HICKORY HILLS SUBDIVISION #1 (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
EAGLE LANE CORPORATION (Address: 8109 119TH ST , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2001 and JUN-05-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAR-13-2002), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2002), St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2002), St Public Notif received (MAR-29-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2002)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
DEER VALLEY HOMEOWNERS ASSOC (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.0%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.9%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Blue Grass, IA

Blue Grass compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Banks with branches in Blue Grass (2011 data):

  • Blue Grass Savings Bank: at 102 East Mayne Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $178.7 mil, Deposits: $144.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: E M F Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Blue Grass travel time to work - commute


Blue Grass mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Blue Grass city (based on Scott County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.40%
Here48.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents43.2%17.7%7.1%6.9%5.1%
Congregations11.3%11.3%5.2%9.6%8.7%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodBaptist General ConferenceOther
Adherents2.3%2.1%1.8%1.6%12.2%
Congregations2.6%2.6%4.3%3.5%40.9%
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: 24
Here:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Scott County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 74
This county:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 126
Scott County:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.5%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.3%
State:

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

13.5%
Iowa:

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 2$6,146$36,8766$2,484
Police Protection - Officers 2$3,516$21,0960$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$376
Streets and Highways 3$9,015$36,0601$1,762
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$266
Totals for Government 7$18,677$32,0189$4,888

Blue Grass government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $638,000 ($410.03)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($2.57)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($2.57)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($2.57)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $392,000 ($251.93)
    Water Utilities: $276,000 ($177.38)
    Police Protection: $193,000 ($124.04)
    Sewerage: $101,000 ($64.91)
    Financial Administration: $61,000 ($39.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($29.56)
    General - Other: $34,000 ($21.85)
    Fire Protection: $33,000 ($21.21)
    Libraries: $30,000 ($19.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($7.71)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($5.78)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($3.21)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($1.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($1.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $264,000 ($169.67)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($30.85)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($17.35)
    General Public Building: $6,000 ($3.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($1.93)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($1.93)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $280,000 ($179.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($6.43)

Blue Grass government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $128,000 ($82.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($31.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,000 ($12.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $93,000 ($59.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $161,000 ($103.47)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($15.42)
    Property Sale Other: $20,000 ($12.85)
    Rents: $3,000 ($1.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $153,000 ($98.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $102,000 ($65.55)
    General Support: $46,000 ($29.56)
    All Other: $5,000 ($3.21)
  • Tax - Property: $326,000 ($209.51)
    Total General Sales: $138,000 ($88.69)
    NEC: $13,000 ($8.35)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($5.78)

Blue Grass government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $193,000 ($124.04)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $231,000 ($148.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $231,000 ($148.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $132,000 ($84.83)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($39.20)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $789,000 ($507.07)
    Beginning: $423,000 ($271.85)

Blue Grass government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $855,000 ($549.49)

6.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Iowa average:

6.30%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,275 average AGI)
Scott County:

0.12%
Iowa average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Rock Island County, IL  1.23% ($33,372 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IA  0.28% ($40,947)
from Johnson County, IA  0.20% ($27,317)


6.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,282 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Iowa average:

6.47%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($652 average AGI)
Scott County:

0.07%
Iowa average:

0.03%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Rock Island County, IL  1.10% ($33,561 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IA  0.27% ($35,169)
to Johnson County, IA  0.24% ($29,075)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blue Grass:

  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFXN (1230 AM; 1 kW; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KJOC (1170 AM; 1 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blue Grass:

  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDLM-FM (89.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KBOB-FM (104.9 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWCC (93.1 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXLP (96.9 FM; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KORB (93.5 FM; BETTENDORF, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KALA (88.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: ST. AMBROSE COLLEGE)
  • WRMJ (102.3 FM; ALEDO, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXR (88.1 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Blue Grass:

  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • KQIN (Channel 36; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K61HD (Channel 61; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • K62FU (Channel 62; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)

Blue Grass fatal accident list:

Apr 8, 2001 06:24 PM, N Genesee, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 16, 2000 11:33 PM, Us-61, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 15, 1999 08:07 PM, Us-61, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Dec 14, 1984 09:30 PM, Hwy 61, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 1, 1980 09:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 20, 1980 11:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.509389 Lon: -90.765944, Call Sign: WQOD261, Licensee ID: L01650172
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.537 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2011, Expiration Date: 08/17/2021, Certifier: Lonnie Robertson
    Registrant: City Of Blue Grass, 114 N. Mississippi St., Blue Grass, IA 52726, Phone: (563) 381-4700, Fax: (563) 381-2801

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BLUE GRASS, 1/8 Mi N Of Hwy 61, E Of Oak Lane Rd (Lat: 41.511111 Lon: -90.775278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WPOT335
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6585.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2009, Expiration Date: 04/16/2019, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blue Grass)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Blue Grass)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$158,3753$167,60016$148,7952$60,3351$54,510
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$209,7600$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$155,5570$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$160,3100$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$100,1000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$156,4601$132,210
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Blue Grass


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

Most common first names in Blue Grass, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1462.1 years
Harold1477.7 years
John1370.8 years
Charles1176.2 years
Mary1175.8 years
William1173.0 years
Helen977.2 years
Raymond975.0 years
Robert874.8 years
Donald667.7 years
Most common last names in Blue Grass, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brus578.8 years
Moore583.0 years
Swanson577.6 years
Burmeister483.2 years
Jones480.8 years
Paulsen484.7 years
Peck465.5 years
Stoffers471.2 years
Schroder483.2 years
Farley378.0 years
Businesses in Blue Grass, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Curves1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Blue Grass on our top lists:

  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Laverne Schumann (2)
  • Bradley T. Hebeler (2)
  • Matthew M. Smeltzer (2)
  • Ken Ferris (2)
  • David J. Burken (2)
  • Brad Zogg (1)

Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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