Carroll, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 10,013 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 4,673  (46.7%)
Females: 5,340  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 51401.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,441 (it was $39,853 in 2000)
Carroll:

$44,441
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,825 (it was $20,442 in 2000)

Carroll city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $122,501 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Carroll:

$122,501
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $133,310; Detached houses: $136,182; Townhouses or other attached units: $139,489; In 2-unit structures: $99,061; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $152,838; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $78,770; Mobile homes: $26,527

Median gross rent in 2012: $494.

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Carroll races chart
  • White alone - 9,618 (95.2%)
  • Hispanic - 239 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 114 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 68 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 55 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.01%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Carroll: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (49.7%), Irish (12.6%), United States (5.1%), English (4.7%), Dutch (3.4%), Danish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/27/1869

Elevation: 1260 feet

Land area: 5.54 square miles.

Population density: 1,806 people per square mile   (low).

Carroll,IA real estate house value index trend

Carroll, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Carroll:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carroll city:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

108 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Carroll, Iowa as of March 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Carroll to the number of sex offenders is 1,113 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,452 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,637 (1.5%)

Carroll satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (63.5 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (81.5 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (369.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lidderdale, IA (2.4 miles) , Willey, IA (2.6 miles) , Halbur, IA (2.6 miles ), Glidden, IA (2.7 miles ), Arcadia, IA (3.0 miles ), Breda, IA (3.1 miles ), Templeton, IA (3.3 miles ), Dedham, IA (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 68 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 1999: 35 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $237,700
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $221,200
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $236,900
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $231,400
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $237,100
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $250,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.07 N, Longitude: 94.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,901 (+18.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,696 (72.2%)

Area code: 712

Carroll household income distribution Carroll home values distribution

Crime rates in Carroll by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.010.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00200132131
per 100,000 0.00.019.70.00.010.030.020.110.029.59.8
Robberies 04022000011
per 100,000 0.039.60.020.020.00.00.00.00.09.89.8
Assaults 23365444546
per 100,000 18.929.729.659.949.940.140.040.150.239.459.0
Burglaries 2233283227252223221524
per 100,000 207.7326.9276.1319.4269.4250.6220.2230.6221.0147.7236.1
Thefts 20418218616913812312412511112499
per 100,000 1925.61802.91834.01686.81377.11233.01241.01253.31115.21221.0973.9
Auto thefts 13251317111071012117
per 100,000 122.7247.6128.2169.7109.8100.270.1100.3120.6108.368.9
Arson 03201320000
per 100,000 0.029.719.70.010.030.120.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.1) 103.4130.4122.5119.397.0109.1100.996.786.3100.682.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Carroll detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Iowa average:

1.72
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.2%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +423 (+4.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Work and jobs in Carroll: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Carroll, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Carroll-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Carroll city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1954, a category F4 tornado 16.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carroll-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 255.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 211.3 miles away from Carroll center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 273.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 105.5 miles away from the city center
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 445.1 miles away from Carroll center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 140.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carroll topographic map

Birthplace of: Lance Cade - Professional wrestler, Jordan Carstens - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Jan 22, 1981), Kevin Burns (fighter) - Martial artist, Mary Lundby - Politician, Adam Haluska - College basketball player (Iowa Hawkeyes), Doug Riesenberg - Football player, Ken Henderson - Baseball player, Paul Fairchild - Football player, Roscoe Bowman - Fencer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Carroll:

  • IOWA HOSPICE LLC (100 WEST 5TH STREET)
  • NEW HOPE VILLAGE (1211 EAST 18TH STREET)
  • ST ANTHONY REGIONAL HOSPITAL & NURSIING HOME (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 311 SOUTH CLARK STREET)
  • SAINT ANTHONYS REGIONAL HOSPITAL (311 S CLARK ST)
  • CARROLL AREA NURSING SERVICES (603 WEST 8TH STREET)
  • ST ANTHONY HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE (318 SOUTH MAPLE STREET)
  • ULTIMATE NURSING SERVICES OF IOWA INC (223 WEST 5TH STREET)
  • CARROLL HEALTH CENTER (2241 NORTH WEST STREET)
  • REGENCY PARK NURSING AND REHAB CENTER OF CARROLL (500 EAST VALLEY DRIVE)
  • ST ANTHONY'S REGIONAL HOSPITAL (406 EAST ANTHONY STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Carroll:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carroll:

  • Buena Vista University (about 44 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 45 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa State University (about 63 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 70 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 71 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 74 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 78 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

Public high schools in Carroll:

Private high school in Carroll:

  • KUEMPER CATHOLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM (Students: 1,073; Location: 116 S EAST ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Carroll:

See full list of schools located in Carroll, School District: CARROLL COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Carroll:

  • CARROLL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $313,195; Location: 118 E 5TH ST; 83,645 books; 2,559 audio materials; 2,564 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 194 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • des moines community college also has a campus located in carroll.

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Notable locations in Carroll: Carroll Water Treatment Plant (A), Carroll (B), Carroll Municipal Golf Course (C), Carroll County Ambulance Service (D), Turbine Fuel Technologies First Responders (E), Carroll County Courthouse (F), Carroll County Sheriffs Office (G), Carroll County Historical Museum (H), Carroll City Hall (I), Carroll City Police Department (J), Carroll City Public Library (K), Carroll Fire Department (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Carroll include: Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Carroll Baptist Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), Trinity Episcopal Church (D), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (F), Saint Lawrence Catholic Church (G), Holy Spirit Catholic Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Carroll City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Carroll include: Carroll Little League Complex (1), Veterans Memorial Park (2), Northwest Park (3), Rolling Hills Park (4), South Side Park (5), Graham Park (6), Minchen Park (7), North Park (8), Maple Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Kelly Coin Machine CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 630 North Grant Road), Star Destinations (Tours & Charters; 1424 North USHighway 71).

Hotels: Adams Street Bed & Breakfast (726 North Adams Street), Burke Inn (1225 Plaza Drive), Super 8 Carroll East (701 Bella Vista Drive), City Rooms & Apartments (224 North Main Street), Villa Lodge (220 West 7th Street), Super 8 Carroll North IA (1757 Highway 71 North), Carrollton Inn (Highway 71 North).

Courts: Carroll County - District Court Chambers (Court House), Carroll County - Clerk Of District Court (Court House).

Carroll 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 Carroll and their reported violations in the past:

DEDHAM WATER SUPPLY (Address: 16098 HWY 71 N , Population served: 266, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2008)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2008), St BCA signed (JAN-17-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and AUG-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (OCT-29-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2008)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • CARROLL MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY (Address: 700 S GRANT RD , Population served: 10,103, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.0%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 36.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.4% for other race residents, 59.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Carroll in 2010:

  • 203 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 89 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Carroll in 2000:

  • 221 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Carroll, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Carroll compared to Iowa 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Carroll (2011 data):

  • Iowa Savings Bank: Iowa Savings Branch, /Internet, at 1240 Highway 30 East, at 510 Highway 30 West. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $166.6 mil, Deposits: $151.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Community Grain Co.
  • Carroll County State Bank: at 126 West 6th, branch established on 1870/01/01; Hy-Vee Grocery Store Branch at 905 U. S. Highway 30 West, branch established on 1992/12/01. Info updated 2011/05/17: Bank assets: $352.9 mil, Deposits: $304.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Carroll County Bancshares, Inc.
  • Commercial Savings Bank: at 627 North Adams Street, branch established on 1917/01/01; Drive-In Branch at 626 North Carroll Street, branch established on 1974/08/24. Info updated 2008/11/12: Bank assets: $118.2 mil, Deposits: $101.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Ban Corp.
  • Bank of the West: Carroll at 109 East 7th Street, branch established on 1936/10/27. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • United Bank of Iowa: Carroll Branch at 609 North Clark Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/04: Bank assets: $1,153.6 mil, Deposits: $906.0 mil, headquarters in Ida Grove, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Ida Grove Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Carroll, Iowa:

  • Carrollton Inn, 1730 Hwy 71 N, Carroll, IA 51401 , Phone: (712) 792-5600, Fax: (712) 792-5600
  • Berk Inn, 1225 PLZ Dr, Carroll, IA 51401 , Phone: (712) 792-5156, Fax: (712) 792-6674
  • Carroll North Super 8 Motel, North Hwy 71, Carroll, IA 51401 , Phone: (712) 792-4753, Fax: (712) 792-5483
  • Super 8 Motel, 701 Bella Vista Dr, Carroll, IA 51401 , Phone: (712) 792-6666, Fax: (712) 792-6666
  • Carroll Days Inn, 1127 Hwy 30 W, Carroll, IA 51401 , Phone: (712) 792-9404, Fax: (712) 792-8349
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Carroll, Iowa

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Carroll travel time to work - commute Carroll mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Carroll city (based on Carroll County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.81%
Here: 85.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents63.8%14.2%10.1%3.7%2.8%
Congregations35.7%11.9%11.9%11.9%4.8%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Friends (Quakers)General Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents1.8%0.9%0.8%0.8%1.3%
Congregations2.4%4.8%4.8%2.4%9.5%
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: 8
Carroll County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

10.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

26.4%
Iowa:

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

13.5%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$12,653$50,6120$0
Other Government Administration 1$9,686$116,2328$3,701
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$550
Police Protection - Officers 13$57,861$53,4100$0
Police - Other 6$22,222$44,4442$1,078
Firefighters 0$0 35$1,062
Streets and Highways 10$46,974$56,3690$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,184$50,2080$0
Sewerage 4$17,429$52,2870$0
Parks and Recreation 11$41,397$45,16034$12,371
Water Supply 5$18,748$44,9950$0
Local Libraries 1$5,803$69,63610$10,294
Other and Unallocable 5$20,772$49,8530$0
Totals for Government 60$257,729$51,54690$29,056

Carroll government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,050,000 ($104.86)
    Water Utilities: $350,000 ($34.95)
    Sewerage: $321,000 ($32.06)
    Air Transportation: $147,000 ($14.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $132,000 ($13.18)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $1,149,000 ($114.75)
    Police Protection: $848,000 ($84.69)
    Regular Highways: $806,000 ($80.50)
    Water Utilities: $646,000 ($64.52)
    General - Other: $573,000 ($57.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $552,000 ($55.13)
    Financial Administration: $412,000 ($41.15)
    Sewerage: $278,000 ($27.76)
    Libraries: $235,000 ($23.47)
    General Public Buildings: $121,000 ($12.08)
    Air Transportation: $84,000 ($8.39)
    Fire Protection: $44,000 ($4.39)
    Transit Utilities: $41,000 ($4.09)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($2.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000 ($2.00)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($0.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $362,000 ($36.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $202,000 ($20.17)
    Sewerage: $109,000 ($10.89)
    Regular Highways: $75,000 ($7.49)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($4.79)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($2.80)
    Libraries: $25,000 ($2.50)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($1.20)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($1.10)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($0.70)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $7,000 ($0.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,488,000 ($248.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $134,000 ($13.38)

Carroll government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $13,000 ($1.30)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,066,000 ($106.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $722,000 ($72.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $413,000 ($41.25)
    All Other: $119,000 ($11.88)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($1.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $177,000 ($17.68)
    Housing & Community Development: $43,000 ($4.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $159,000 ($15.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $373,000 ($37.25)
    General Revenue, NEC: $44,000 ($4.39)
    Property Sale Other: $36,000 ($3.60)
    Rents: $24,000 ($2.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,070,000 ($106.86)
    Transit Utilities: $32,000 ($3.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $809,000 ($80.79)
    General Support: $184,000 ($18.38)
    All Other: $4,000 ($0.40)
    Health & Hospitals: $3,000 ($0.30)
  • Tax - Property: $4,267,000 ($426.15)
    NEC: $87,000 ($8.69)
    Public Utilities: $45,000 ($4.49)

Carroll government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,230,000 ($222.71)
    Industrial Revenue: $375,000 ($37.45)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,615,000 ($660.64)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $895,000 ($89.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,770,000 ($676.12)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $2,030,000 ($202.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $340,000 ($33.96)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $35,000 ($3.50)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $740,000 ($73.90)
    Water Utilities: $200,000 ($19.97)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,924,000 ($991.11)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $340,000 ($33.96)

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, IA  0.60% ($32,235 average AGI)
from Crawford County, IA  0.45% ($41,553)
from Sac County, IA  0.31% ($39,692)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, IA  0.76% ($32,031 average AGI)
to Dallas County, IA  0.25% ($27,429)
to Douglas County, NE  0.25% ($41,095)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carroll:

  • KCIM (1380 AM; 1 kW; CARROLL, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carroll:

  • KKRL (93.7 FM; CARROLL, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWOI (90.7 FM; CARROLL, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KGRA (98.9 FM; JEFFERSON, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KIKD (106.7 FM; LAKE CITY, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKIA (92.9 FM; IDA GROVE, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDSN-FM (107.1 FM; DENISON, IA; Owner: M & J RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Carroll:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Carroll fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Carroll)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Carroll, IA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Carroll)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Carroll)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
Most common first names in Carroll, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11783.5 years
John11777.1 years
William7578.5 years
Anna7385.1 years
Joseph6980.6 years
Frank5779.3 years
Margaret5482.9 years
Henry4980.8 years
Edward4778.4 years
Elizabeth4485.5 years
Most common last names in Carroll, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hoffman3673.1 years
Brincks3468.3 years
Baumhover2876.3 years
Tigges2579.4 years
Smith2479.9 years
Schroeder2279.9 years
Broich1975.5 years
Riesberg1974.8 years
Snyder1882.7 years
Eischeid1876.7 years
Businesses in Carroll, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1New Balance2
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
FedEx2SAS Shoes1
Ford1Sears1
GNC1Slumberland1
H&R Block1Subway2
JCPenney1Super 82
Jones New York1The Room Place1
KFC1Toyota1
Kincaid1True Value1
Kmart1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS3
Little Caesars Pizza1Vans1
MasterBrand Cabinets6Walgreens1
Maurices1Walmart1

Carroll on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and office occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 (51401) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #86 (51401) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Luxemburger first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #92 (51401) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David T. Wurzer (4)
  • Gary L. Rapp (3)
  • Adam J. Wurzer (2)
  • Terry D. Wurzer (2)
  • Virgil Sparks (2)
  • Steve Anthofer (1)
  • Ronald A. Cheney (1)
  • Gary Schulz (1)

Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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