Carson, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 809 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +21.1%
Males: 380  (47.0%)
Females: 429  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 51525.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,055 (it was $41,719 in 2000)
Carson:

$54,055
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,066 (it was $18,831 in 2000)

Carson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $129,828 (it was $82,600 in 2000)
Carson:

$129,828
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $187,621; detached houses: $193,240; townhouses or other attached units: $212,553; in 2-unit structures: $105,705; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $141,855; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,205; mobile homes: $55,127

Median gross rent in 2019: $691.

March 2019 cost of living index in Carson: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.1%
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  • Races in Carson, IA (2019)
    • 71097.5%White alone
    • 50.7%Hispanic
    • 20.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Carson, Iowa as of May 23, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Carson is 423 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (37.1%), American (23.4%), Irish (11.9%), English (5.2%), Swedish (2.8%), Welsh (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/28/1881

Elevation: 1150 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 1,547 people per square mile   (low).

Carson, Iowa map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,256 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,735 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (23.1 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (31.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (402.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Macedonia, IA (1.7 miles ),
Oakland, IA (2.3 miles ),
Henderson, IA (2.6 miles),
Treynor, IA (3.1 miles ),
Hancock, IA (3.3 miles ),
Silver City, IA (3.8 miles ),
Bentley, IA (3.8 miles),
Griswold, IA (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.24 N, Longitude: 95.42 W

Area code: 712

Distribution of median household income in Carson, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Carson, IA in 2019
Carson satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $179,200
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $248,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $312,500
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $325,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $248,300
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $223,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Carson, IA residents
Average permit cost in Carson, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Iowa:

3.1%
Most common industries in Carson, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (13.3%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (22.5%)
  • Health care (19.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Food (4.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Carson, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)

Average climate in Carson, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Carson-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Carson city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 299% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 342.5 miles away from Carson center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 401.2 miles away from Carson center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 298.5 miles away from Carson center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 253.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/2009 at 02:53:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pottawattamie County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Carson:

  • GRISWOLD CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GRISWOLD, IA)

Airports located in Carson:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carson:

  • Iowa Western Community College (about 21 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; Full-time enrollment: 5,344)
  • Bellevue University (about 27 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Creighton University (about 28 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 29 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 30 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 31 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 68 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)

Public elementary/middle school in Carson:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Carson: Carson City Hall (A), Carson Fire Department and Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Carson include: United Methodist Church (A), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Carson Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pottawattamie 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 Carson and their reported violations in the past:

CARSON WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 812, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-21-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-21-2014)
HENDERSON WATER DEPARTMENT (Address: 350 N LOCUST ST , Population served: 185, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.2%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.7%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Carson (2011 data):

  • Rolling Hills Bank & Trust: Carson Branch at 418 S. Commercial Street, branch established on 2003/04/28. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $207.1 mil, Deposits: $173.4 mil, headquarters in Atlantic, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Anita Bancorporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Carson Branch at 113 Broadway, branch established on 1949/10/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Carson:

Marital status in Carson, IA
  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Carson:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Iowa average:

10.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Carson, IA (based on Pottawattamie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,43043
Evangelical Protestant11,36956
Catholic8,9479
Other2,3849
Orthodox801
None56,948-
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: 15
Pottawattamie County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
This county:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
This county:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.0%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.7%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.7%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

63.0%
Iowa:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Carson:

67.3%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Carson:

27.0
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Carson:

18.3%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Carson:

8.5%
Iowa:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Carson:

7.3
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.9%
Iowa:

33.8%

General health condition:
Carson:

68.8%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.7%
State:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Carson, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 2$10,821$64,9260$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,670$46,0200$0
Streets and Highways 2$7,022$42,1320$0
Financial Administration 1$2,632$31,5840$0
Firefighters 0$0 2$752
Totals for Government 7$28,145$48,2492$752

Carson government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($28.43)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $168,000 ($207.66)
    Sewerage: $156,000 ($192.83)
    Financial Administration: $70,000 ($86.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000 ($84.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000 ($80.35)
    Regular Highways: $64,000 ($79.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($58.10)
    Health - Other: $26,000 ($32.14)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($18.54)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $12,000 ($14.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($11.12)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($8.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($6.18)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($4.94)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($1.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($33.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $15,000 ($18.54)
    Other - General - Other: $4,000 ($4.94)
    Other - Libraries: $1,000 ($1.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $36,000 ($44.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $157,000 ($194.07)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($7.42)

Carson government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $175,000 ($216.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($89.00)
    Other: $30,000 ($37.08)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($6.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $41,000 ($50.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $21,000 ($25.96)
    General Revenue - Other: $19,000 ($23.49)
    Rents: $14,000 ($17.31)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($2.47)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $142,000 ($175.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $101,000 ($124.85)
  • Tax - Property: $406,000 ($501.85)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $99,000 ($122.37)
    Other License: $2,000 ($2.47)

Carson government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,473,000 ($1820.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,236,000 ($1527.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $237,000 ($292.95)

Carson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,145,000 ($1415.33)

5.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,098 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
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 Douglas County, NE  1.93% ($44,970 average AGI)
from Sarpy County, NE  0.55% ($51,086)
from Mills County, IA  0.24% ($47,349)


6.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,790 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Douglas County, NE  1.99% ($42,357 average AGI)
to Sarpy County, NE  0.58% ($45,800)
to Mills County, IA  0.29% ($58,067)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carson:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, 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.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCRO (660 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carson:

  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCSI (95.3 FM; RED OAK, IA; Owner: HAWKEYE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIWR (89.7 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KVNO (90.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF NEBRASKA)
  • KIOS-FM (91.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 001)
  • KKCD (105.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • K299AK (107.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: BAER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Carson:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • KVSS-LP (Channel 67; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • KKAZ-CA (Channel 24; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • K61GA (Channel 61; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Carson fatal accident list:

Sep 14, 2019 08:11 PM, Sr-92, Christy St, Lat: 41.232883, Lon: -95.428183, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 4, 2001 07:59 PM, Us-59, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 161ft / 49.3mTotal length
  • 11,750Total average daily traffic
  • 1,701Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,140Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Carson, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Carson, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Michael J Mazzitello, 40790 Highway 92 (Lat: 41.233417 Lon: -95.404028), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 90 m, Registrant: Geocomm, Mmazzsr@svtel.Net, , Sprin-g Valley, Phone: (715) 778-5029
  • LORI DAWSON, 131 North Oak Street (Lat: 41.236750 Lon: -95.410972), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight,LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • LORI DAWSON, 131 North Oak Street (Lat: 41.236750 Lon: -95.410972), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight,LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Michael J Mazzitello, 40790 Highway 92 (Lat: 41.233417 Lon: -95.404028), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 90 m, Registrant: Geocomm, Mmazzsr@svtel.Net, , Sprin-g Valley, Phone: (715) 778-5029
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, 131 North Oak Street (Lat: 41.236750 Lon: -95.410972), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 19155 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 955-3000

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Pottawattamie Cty Shop (Lat: 41.234167 Lon: -95.423056), Call Sign: WAH338,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.040 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2014, Expiration Date: 05/23/2024, Registrant: Pottawattamie County Sheriff\'s Office Division Of Communications, 227 S 6th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501, Phone: (712) 328-5739, Fax: (712) 328-4843, Email:
  • Lat: 41.237778 Lon: -95.419722, Call Sign: WPEA726,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.712 MHz, 467.062 MHz, 468.537 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.712 MHz, Grant Date: 01/12/2013, Expiration Date: 01/14/2023, Registrant: First Wireless, Inc., 13444 L Street, Omaha, NE 68137, Phone: (402) 895-6100, Fax: (402) 895-6260, Email:
  • CARSON, 40790 Highway 92 (Lat: 41.233417 Lon: -95.404028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 90 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WPUL321,
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.262 MHz, 856.737 MHz, 857.262 MHz, 857.737 MHz, 858.262 MHz, 858.737 MHz, 859.262 MHz, 859.737 MHz, 854.062 MHz, 854.562 MHz, Grant Date: 01/21/2012, Expiration Date: 03/26/2022, Certifier: Keith Mehlin, Registrant: Pottawattamie 911 Center, 227 S.6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501, Phone: (712) 328-5654, Fax: (712) 328-4843, Email:
  • CARSON, 40790 Highway 92 (Lat: 41.233417 Lon: -95.404028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 90 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQKG393,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.352 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2019, Expiration Date: 05/08/2029, Certifier: Andrea A Schaffer, Registrant: Pottawattamie County Sheriff\'s Office Division Of Communications, 227 S. 6th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501, Phone: (712) 328-5654, Fax: (712) 328-4843, Email:
  • 44362 Boxelder Avenue (Lat: 41.207972 Lon: -95.340444), Call Sign: WQOH846,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.817 MHz, 159.967 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2011, Expiration Date: 09/30/2021, Certifier: Michael L Wright, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:
  • Lat: 41.267222 Lon: -95.480194, Call Sign: WQOR586, Licensee ID: L01670435,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.560 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2012, Expiration Date: 01/09/2022, Certifier: Kim Schorsch, Registrant: Schorsch Farms, 609 Glass St, Oakland, IA 51560, Phone: (402) 681-0892

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • CARSON, 131 North Oak Street (Lat: 41.236750 Lon: -95.410972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQIY437,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2008, Expiration Date: 06/18/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2014, 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:
  • CARSON, 40790 Highway 92 (Lat: 41.233417 Lon: -95.404028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 90 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQKM834,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6835.00 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6078.62 MHz, 6785.00 MHz... (+16 more), Grant Date: 05/02/2019, Expiration Date: 07/17/2029, Certifier: Andrea F Schaffer, Registrant: Pottawattamie County Sheriffs Office Division Of Communications, 227 S. 6th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501, Phone: (712) 328-5654, Fax: (712) 328-4843, Email:
  • Carson Water Tower, 698 Broadway Blvd (Lat: 41.236528 Lon: -95.411889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 33 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: WRCC652,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2018, Expiration Date: 08/27/2028, Certifier: Eric Pyland, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6744, Email:
  • NEOM01-TREYNOR, 35509 Elm Tree Road (Lat: 41.272778 Lon: -95.508333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 150.9 m, Call Sign: WRMD386,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 03/23/2021, Expiration Date: 03/23/2031, Certifier: Kevin Hetrick, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA R172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 76 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 758MV, N758MV, N-758MV, Serial Number: R1723213, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 01/29/2003
    Registrant (LLC): Carson Flying Feeders LLC, 16983 370th St, Carson, IA 51525

Most common first names in Carson, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John982.1 years
Mary975.0 years
James877.0 years
William778.0 years
Robert774.7 years
Harold582.2 years
Arthur578.6 years
Donald579.8 years
Marvin577.0 years
Carl581.4 years
Most common last names in Carson, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fenn882.1 years
Henry784.4 years
Carr771.0 years
Carse781.7 years
White687.3 years
Harrill677.5 years
Mcclain680.7 years
Smith678.3 years
Hotze578.6 years
Frain578.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Carson, IA
  • 77.8%Utility gas
  • 19.9%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Carson, IA
  • 61.6%Utility gas
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 2.7%No fuel used


Carson compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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