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Population in 2012: 3,765 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.9%
 

Males: 1,673  (44.5%)
Females: 2,092  (55.5%)

Median resident age:  36.1 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 51510.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,198 (it was $37,851 in 2000)
Carter Lake:

$44,198
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,106

Carter Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,109 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Carter Lake:

$95,109
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $128,265; Detached houses: $153,540; Townhouses or other attached units: $213,915; Mobile homes: $17,251

Median gross rent in 2012: $918.

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  • White alone - 3,214 (84.9%)
  • Hispanic - 435 (11.5%)
  • Two or more races - 49 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 37 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 29 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Carter Lake: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (32.8%), Irish (12.7%), English (9.2%), United States (5.0%), Italian (4.6%), Danish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/5/1930

Elevation: 980 feet

Land area: 1.80 square miles.

Population density: 2,086 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Carter Lake:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carter Lake city:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

189 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia, 1.1% North America).

This city:  5.0%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Carter Lake, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Carter Lake to the number of sex offenders is 1,255 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: $1,467 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,220 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (3.8 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (5.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (427.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Council Bluffs, IA (1.9 miles ), Omaha, NE (2.4 miles ), Crescent, IA (2.4 miles ), Ralston, NE (3.0 miles ), Bellevue, NE (3.1 miles ), Weston, IA (3.1 miles) , La Vista, NE (3.2 miles ), Boys Town, NE (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $221,500
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $236,800
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $236,800
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $219,100
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $226,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $154,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $252,200
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $310,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.29 N, Longitude: 95.91 W

Area code: 712

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Crime rates in Carter Lake by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2011 2012
Murders 0011000
per 100,000 0.00.029.230.30.00.00.0
Rapes 1003244
per 100,000 30.00.00.090.862.0105.1104.8
Robberies 2022201
per 100,000 60.00.058.460.562.00.026.2
Assaults 1751215111718
per 100,000 510.4150.6350.7454.0340.9446.8471.7
Burglaries 34364641342749
per 100,000 1020.71084.31344.21240.91053.6709.61284.1
Thefts 14516223916212090105
per 100,000 4353.04879.56984.24903.13718.62365.32751.6
Auto thefts 14181922121831
per 100,000 420.3542.2555.2665.9371.9473.1812.4
Arson 3302113
per 100,000 90.190.40.060.531.026.378.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.2) 417.0339.4555.6569.7382.8350.3444.2

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Crime rate in Carter Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Iowa average:

1.72

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Carter Lake, Iowa accommodation, arts, entertainment & recreation - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+1.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Carter Lake-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 183% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Carter Lake city center killed 3 people and injured 133 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/25/1957, a category F4 tornado 9.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carter Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 49.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.4 miles away from Carter Lake center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pottawattamie County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Carter Lake:

  • REM IOWA-NORTH 35TH STREET (Hospital, about 2 miles away; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • WILLIAMS CARE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • ALEGENT CREIGHTON HLTH CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY MED CE (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, about 3 miles away; OMAHA, NE)

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Amtrak station near Carter Lake:

  • 4 miles: OMAHA (1003 S. 9TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Operable nuclear power plant near Carter Lake:

  • 13 miles: Fort Calhoun in Fort Calhoun, NE.

Local government website: www.cityofcarterlake.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carter Lake:

  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 3 miles; Omaha, NE; Full-time enrollment: 7,095)
  • Creighton University (about 3 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 6,479)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 4 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 6 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 9,853)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 7 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 3,574)
  • Bellevue University (about 10 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 3,237)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 51 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)

Public elementary/middle school in Carter Lake:

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Library in Carter Lake:

  • EDWARD F. OWEN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $141,341; Location: 1120 WILLOW DRIVE; 13,856 books; 352 audio materials; 939 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Carter Lake Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Wingate Inn (1201 Avenue H), Country Inn & Suites Carlson (2210 Abbott Drive), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (2510 Abbott Plaza), Super 8 Carter Lake IA (3000 Airport Eppley Drive), Super 8 Motel (3000 Airport Road).

 
Pottawattamie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.2. This is about average.
City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.49
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 0.0378. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0378
U.S.:

0.0997
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.499. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.499
U.S.:

0.444
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.84. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.84
U.S.:

2.43

Drinking water stations with addresses in Carter Lake and their reported violations in the past:

CARTER LAKE WATER DISTRICT (Address: 950 LOCUST ST , Population served: 3248, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.0%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 2.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 91.7% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Carter Lake, IA

Carter Lake compared to Iowa state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Carter Lake (2011 data):

  • American National Bank: Carter Lake Branch at 1204 Locust Street, branch established on 1982/07/12. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $1,928.1 mil, Deposits: $1,460.0 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: American National Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Carter Lake, Iowa:

  • Wingate Inn Omaha Airport, 1201 Ave H, Carter Lake, IA 51510 , Phone: (712) 347-6595
  • Country Inn & Suites, 2210 Abbott Dr, Carter Lake, IA 51510 , Phone: (712) 347-5600, Fax: (712) 347-5656
  • Super 8 Motel, 3000 Airport Dr, Carter Lake, IA 51510 , Phone: (712) 347-5588, Fax: (712) 347-5345
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2510 Abbott Plz, Carter Lake, IA 51510 , Phone: (402) 505-4900, Fax: (402) 345-4600
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Carter Lake, Iowa

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Carter Lake travel time to work - commute


Carter Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Carter Lake city (based on Pottawattamie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.13%
Here44.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents27.9%15.6%12.1%6.7%6.4%
Congregations9.0%8.0%14.0%5.0%6.0%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of ChristChurch of the NazareneCommunity Church of ChristOther
Adherents5.3%4.5%3.2%2.9%15.4%
Congregations12.0%7.0%2.0%5.0%32.0%
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: 15
Pottawattamie County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Pottawattamie County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pottawattamie County:

29.7%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pottawattamie County:

16.7%
State:

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$9,197$55,1826$1,470
Police Protection - Officers 9$34,272$45,6960$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$490
Streets and Highways 1$4,757$57,0840$0
Welfare 0$0 3$3,063
Sewerage 1$2,561$30,7320$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,016$48,1922$2,367
Water Supply 1$3,362$40,3440$0
Local Libraries 1$3,346$40,1522$3,721
Other and Unallocable 1$3,346$40,1521$136
Totals for Government 17$64,857$45,78115$11,247

Carter Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $301,000 ($79.95)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $738,000 ($196.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $428,000 ($113.68)
    Water Utilities: $345,000 ($91.63)
    Regular Highways: $319,000 ($84.73)
    Sewerage: $302,000 ($80.21)
    Financial Administration: $153,000 ($40.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $121,000 ($32.14)
    Libraries: $118,000 ($31.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000 ($16.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $45,000 ($11.95)
    Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($10.36)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($7.17)
    Health - Other: $23,000 ($6.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $20,000 ($5.31)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($1.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $122,000 ($32.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($9.56)
    Health - Other: $17,000 ($4.52)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($3.45)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($1.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $950,000 ($252.32)

Carter Lake government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $329,000 ($87.38)
    All Other: $199,000 ($52.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $166,000 ($44.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($2.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $103,000 ($27.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $47,000 ($12.48)
    Sale of Property: $42,000 ($11.16)
    Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($9.83)
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000 ($8.76)
    Rents: $25,000 ($6.64)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $411,000 ($109.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $272,000 ($72.24)
    All Other: $63,000 ($16.73)
  • Tax - Property: $1,666,000 ($442.50)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $404,000 ($107.30)
    Other Selective Sales: $288,000 ($76.49)
    Other License: $46,000 ($12.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($2.39)

Carter Lake government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,710,000 ($719.79)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,332,000 ($619.39)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $600,000 ($159.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $222,000 ($58.96)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $56,000 ($14.87)
    End of Fiscal Year: $32,000 ($8.50)

Carter Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,000 ($1.33)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,465,000 ($654.71)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,000 ($8.50)

6.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Iowa average:

6.30%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($158 average AGI)
Pottawattamie County:

0.05%
Iowa average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Douglas County, NE  1.92% ($36,509 average AGI)
from Sarpy County, NE  0.48% ($42,137)
from Mills County, IA  0.29% ($32,737)


6.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,183 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Iowa average:

6.47%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($107 average AGI)
Pottawattamie County:

0.03%
Iowa average:

0.03%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Douglas County, NE  2.00% ($28,681 average AGI)
to Sarpy County, NE  0.53% ($29,746)
to Mills County, IA  0.31% ($36,077)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carter Lake:

  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCRO (660 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOSR (1490 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KHLP (1420 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carter Lake:

  • 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)
  • KIWR (89.7 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KIOS-FM (91.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 001)
  • K299AK (107.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: BAER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVNO (90.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF NEBRASKA)
  • KVSS (88.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRQC (93.3 FM; BENNINGTON, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKCD (105.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBBX-FM (97.7 FM; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KKYY (101.3 FM; WHITING, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Carter Lake:

  • 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.)
  • K61GA (Channel 61; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KVSS-LP (Channel 67; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KKAZ-CA (Channel 24; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • K52GP (Channel 52; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: DOUGLAS SHELDAHL)
  • K54GL (Channel 54; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • KBIN-TV (Channel 32; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KOHA-LP (Channel 65; OMAHA, NE; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • K53EY (Channel 53; OMAHA, NE; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Carter Lake, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 124
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

Carter Lake fatal accident list:

Oct 31, 1989 07:25 PM, 165, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 15, 1985 11:15 PM, Hwy 165, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Carter Lake)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fire Station 900 E Locust St (Lat: 41.285556 Lon: -95.918611), Call Sign: KJI632
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.340 MHz, 154.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/10/2000, Expiration Date: 03/12/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2005
    Registrant: City Of Carter Lake, 900 E Locust St, Carter Lake, IA 51510, Phone: (712) 347-5360
  • 210 East Locust (Lat: 41.286056 Lon: -95.927306), Call Sign: WQRC433
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.625 MHz, 464.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2013, Expiration Date: 04/15/2023, Certifier: Brandon Dougherty
    Registrant: Shoreline Golf, LLC, 210 East Locust, Carter Lake, IA 51510, Phone: (712) 347-5173, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CARTER LAKE, Lat: 41.292889 Lon: -95.912694, Call Sign: WQDD656, Licensee ID: L00776943
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/01/2005, Expiration Date: 08/01/2015, Certifier: Doreen Mowery
    Registrant: City Of Carter Lake

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB0GPG, Licensee ID: L00266593
    Grant Date: 07/28/2010, Expiration Date: 09/04/2020, Certifier: Roger D Steward
    Registrant: Roger D Steward, 81 Carter Lake Club, Carter Lake, IA 51510
  • Call Sign: KB0GXH, Licensee ID: L00237130
    Grant Date: 06/17/2000, Expiration Date: 05/29/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2012
    Registrant: Donnell D Pauly, 31 Carter Lake Club, Carter Lake, IA 51510
  • Call Sign: KB0JZU
    Grant Date: 03/28/1996, Expiration Date: 05/17/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2006
    Registrant: Glenn A Elkins, 3510 N 9th St 140, Carter Lake, IA 51510-1349
  • Call Sign: KB0OGP, Licensee ID: L00860919
    Grant Date: 05/10/2004, Expiration Date: 07/16/2014, Certifier: Joseph C Campbell
    Registrant: Joseph C Campbell, 1014 Shoal Pointe Rd, Carter Lake, IA 51510
  • Call Sign: KG0IG, Licensee ID: L00402632
    Grant Date: 02/04/2004, Expiration Date: 04/26/2014, Certifier: Lynn M Carlson
    Registrant: Lynn M Carlson, 1118 Avenue O, Carter Lake, IA 51510

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32RT-300T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 124 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 39773 , Serial Number: 32R-7887164, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/11/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Neal S Drickey, 4431 N 6th St, Carter Lake, IA 51510
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 67652 , Serial Number: 15281964, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 05/15/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Neal Drickey, 4431 N 6th St, Carter Lake, IA 51510



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$104,75017$65,76564$132,5639$34,22216$70,7500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$119,5000$06$119,3330$03$100,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$79,5002$174,00030$141,53310$13,9002$61,5004$2,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$28,50018$127,8890$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$304,0000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0212.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$143,0001$139,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$63,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0212.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Carter Lake, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1363.8 years
John1172.5 years
Dorothy972.6 years
Donald969.1 years
Charles975.1 years
Donna869.5 years
William871.9 years
Thomas773.0 years
Walter670.7 years
Mary683.2 years
Most common last names in Carter Lake, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moore675.4 years
Smith664.5 years
Thompson674.6 years
Roberts581.1 years
Hamilton476.3 years
Baker466.5 years
Russell476.8 years
Williams464.0 years
Circo369.3 years
Dillon385.4 years
Businesses in Carter Lake, IA
NameCountNameCount
Holiday Inn1Super 81
Kroger1U-Haul1
La Quinta1

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  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
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  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management, professional, and related occupations:"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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