Bonaparte, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 411 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.3%
 
Males: 221  (53.8%)
Females: 190  (46.2%)
Median resident age:

33.1 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 52620.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,201 (it was $28,438 in 2000)
Bonaparte:

$42,201
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,577 (it was $12,479 in 2000)

Bonaparte city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $60,294 (it was $33,200 in 2000)
Bonaparte:

$60,294
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $64,617; detached houses: $65,631; mobile homes: $28,906

Median gross rent in 2017: $486.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bonaparte: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 34.0%
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  • Races in Bonaparte, IA (2010)
    • 42297.5%White alone
    • 92.1%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Bonaparte, Iowa as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bonaparte is 111 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (45.2%), English (13.9%), American (8.7%), Norwegian (6.2%), Irish (3.8%), European (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/31/1899

Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 1,126 people per square mile   (low).

Bonaparte, Iowa map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,292 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,003 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (67.7 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (165.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (228.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Farmington, IA (2.3 miles ),
Keosauqua, IA (3.0 miles ),
Mount Sterling, IA (3.0 miles),
Hillsboro, IA (3.2 miles ),
Stockport, IA (3.3 miles ),
Houghton, IA (3.4 miles),
Donnellson, IA (3.6 miles ),
Salem, IA (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.70 N, Longitude: 91.80 W

Area code: 319

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $54,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $53,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Bonaparte, IA residents
Average permit cost in Bonaparte, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Iowa:

2.8%
Most common industries in Bonaparte, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (11.6%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Machinery (10.7%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (14.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (12.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.6%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.9%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Machinery (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Bonaparte, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (16.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.0%)
  • Construction laborers (6.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)
  • Child care workers (5.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.0%)

Average climate in Bonaparte, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bonaparte, Iowa average temperatures Bonaparte, Iowa average precipitation Bonaparte, Iowa humidity Bonaparte, Iowa wind speed Bonaparte, Iowa snowfall Bonaparte, Iowa sunshine Bonaparte, 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 10.8 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 7.9 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 9.2 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 10.2 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 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.11
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bonaparte-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Bonaparte city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bonaparte-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 260.2 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 245.4 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 273.1 miles away from Bonaparte 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 285.4 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 260.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 245.4 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 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).
Bonaparte topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bonaparte:

  • VAN BUREN COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; KEOSAUQUA, IA)
  • VAN BUREN COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; KEOSAUQUA, IA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - VAN BUREN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KEOSAUQUA, IA)
  • DONNELLSON HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DONNELLSON, IA)
  • REGIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; DONNELLSON, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bonaparte:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 34 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 40 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Truman State University (about 55 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Western Illinois University (about 61 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • University of Iowa (about 68 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 85 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 86 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)

Public elementary/middle school in Bonaparte:

See full list of schools located in Bonaparte

Library in Bonaparte:

  • BONAPARTE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $13,908; Location: 602 SECOND ST; 6,853 books; 92 audio materials; 437 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 21 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bonaparte: Bonaparte Fire Department (A), Bonaparte Public Library (B), Bonaparte City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Bonaparte: Bonaparte City Park (1). Display/hide its location 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
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.6%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Bonaparte (2011 data):

  • State Central Bank: Bonaparte Branch at 612 First Street, branch established on 1948/12/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $181.7 mil, Deposits: $171.0 mil, headquarters in Keokuk, IA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Logan Investment Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Bonaparte:

Marital status in Bonaparte, IA
  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Bonaparte:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Iowa average:

10.5

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bonaparte
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bonaparte, 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
Here:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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:
This 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%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bonaparte:

49.0%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bonaparte:

47.3%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Bonaparte:

29.4
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bonaparte:

26.2%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

26.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bonaparte:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

38.9%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

50.7%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.8%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bonaparte, 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
Financial Administration 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,771$21,2521$337
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$682
Totals for Government 2$3,542$21,2522$1,019

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($36.50)
  • Current Operations - Natural Resources - Other: $73,000 ($177.62)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($133.82)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($124.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($92.46)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($70.56)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($55.96)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($53.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($36.50)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($31.63)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($26.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($24.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($17.03)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($7.30)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($4.87)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($2.43)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($2.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($2.43)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $11,000 ($26.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $37,000 ($90.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($70.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $58,000 ($141.12)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $54,000 ($131.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($90.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $48,000 ($116.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $32,000 ($77.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $15,000 ($36.50)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($14.60)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($4.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $89,000 ($216.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $31,000 ($75.43)
  • Tax - Property: $65,000 ($158.15)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $25,000 ($60.83)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,000 ($4.87)
    Other License: $1,000 ($2.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,000 ($133.82)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,000 ($104.62)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,000 ($38.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000 ($9.73)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $66,000 ($160.58)

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 Bonaparte:

  • 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.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bonaparte:

  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KILJ-FM (105.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)
  • KIIK-FM (95.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEIDA GROUP, INC.)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMEM-FM (100.5 FM; MEMPHIS, MO; Owner: BOYER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bonaparte:

  • K54AF (Channel 54; KEOSAUQUA, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K55GS (Channel 55; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 302ft / 91.6mTotal length
  • 5,610Total average daily traffic
  • 489Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,610Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bonaparte, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bonaparte, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Janean K Riordan, 24691 Route W40 (Lat: 40.689917 Lon: -91.804861), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Van Buren Wireless, Inc., Hranicka@netins.Net, , 430 Keosa-uqua, Phone: (319) 293-3187
  • Janean K Riordan, 24691 Route W40 (Lat: 40.689917 Lon: -91.804861), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Van Buren Wireless, Inc., Hranicka@netins.Net, , 430 Keosa-uqua, Phone: (319) 293-3187
  • Kevin Scholl, 1 Mi E (Lat: 40.704750 Lon: -91.773028), Type: 117.3, Structure height: 19177 m, Overall height: 117.3 m, Registrant: Northeast Missouri Electric Power Cooperative, Kscholl@northeast-Power.Coop, , 191 Palmy-ra, Phone: (573) 769-2107
  • Kevin Scholl, 1 Mi E (Lat: 40.704750 Lon: -91.773028), Type: 117.3, Structure height: 19177 m, Overall height: 117.3 m, Registrant: Northeast Missouri Electric Power Cooperative, Kscholl@northeast-Power.Coop, , 191 Palmy-ra, Phone: (573) 769-2107
  • Chad Doherty, 24691 Route W40 (Lat: 40.689917 Lon: -91.804861), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 19177 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: Van Buren Wireless, Inc., Hranicka@netins.Net, , 430 Keosa-uqua, Phone: (319) 293-3187
  • 1 Mi E (Lat: 40.704722 Lon: -91.773611), Type: 117.3, Overall height: 117.3 m, Registrant: Northeast Missouri Electric Power Cooperative Dba , 191 Palmy-ra, Phone: (573) 769-2107

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HARRISBURG, 1.2 Mi E 2 Mi Nne Of (Lat: 40.704750 Lon: -91.773194), Overall height: 117.3 m, Call Sign: WPOR236,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2009, Expiration Date: 12/24/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2019, Certifier: Ralph E Shaw, Registrant: Northeast Technologies,LLC, 3705 Business 61, Palmyra, MO 63461, Phone: (573) 769-8270, Fax: (573) 769-4358, Email:
  • Harrisburg, 1.2 Mi E 2 Mi Nne Of (Lat: 40.704722 Lon: -91.773611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 117.3 m, Call Sign: WPUP795,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2002, Expiration Date: 10/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003, Certifier: Ralph E Shaw, Registrant: Reed Smith LLP, 1301 K Street, Suite 1100 -- East Tower, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 414-9234, Fax: (202) 414-9299, Email:
  • HARRISBURG, 1 Mi E (Lat: 40.704722 Lon: -91.773611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 117.3 m, Call Sign: KRB42,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/2008, Expiration Date: 07/29/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2018, Registrant: Northeast Missouri Electric Power Coop, Palmyra, MO 63461, Phone: (573) 769-8270, Fax: (573) 769-4358, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N0MPR, Previous Call Sign: N6QFE, Licensee ID: L00313703, Grant Date: 01/17/2001, Expiration Date: 01/17/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/18/2013, Registrant: Linda A Rex, Rr 2 Box 131, Bonaparte, IA 52620
  • Call Sign: N6SN, Licensee ID: L00904818, Grant Date: 08/12/2004, Expiration Date: 10/31/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2008, Certifier: Garland W Snuffer, Registrant: Garland W Snuffer, Bonaparte, IA 52620
  • Call Sign: N6UOU, Licensee ID: L01447833, Grant Date: 11/25/2008, Expiration Date: 01/19/2019, Certifier: Beverly I Snuffer, Registrant: Beverly I Snuffer, 28517 250th St, Bonaparte, IA 52620-0026

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: STECKLER STEPHEN T STOL CH750 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 368S , Serial Number: 8711, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 04/13/2017
    Registrant (Individual): David C Buford, 29623 260th St, Bonaparte, IA 52620
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 63287 , Serial Number: 15077230, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 09/05/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/2019
    Registrant (Individual): David C Buford, 29623 260th St, Bonaparte, IA 52620
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9005M , Serial Number: 18264639, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 07/30/2018
    Registrant (Individual): David C Buford, 29623 260th St, Bonaparte, IA 52620

Most common first names in Bonaparte, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1083.2 years
Robert871.3 years
John675.9 years
Helen578.3 years
Donald570.0 years
Hazel583.4 years
James575.6 years
Lloyd576.4 years
Carl478.5 years
Harold475.5 years
Most common last names in Bonaparte, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clark775.8 years
Miller780.8 years
Hornbaker674.5 years
Nelson676.7 years
Wilson577.8 years
Hawk579.0 years
Meek584.8 years
Mitchell581.8 years
Saunders571.4 years
Warner574.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bonaparte, IA
  • 66.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.0%Electricity
  • 13.2%Wood
  • 3.7%Utility gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bonaparte, IA
  • 52.5%Electricity
  • 25.0%Utility gas
  • 22.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Bonaparte compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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