Carter Lake, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 3,766 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.9%
 
Males: 1,647  (43.8%)
Females: 2,119  (56.2%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 51510.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,718 (it was $37,851 in 2000)
Carter Lake:

$44,718
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,676 (it was $18,758 in 2000)

Carter Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,902 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Carter Lake:

$87,902
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $115,804; Detached houses: $137,768; Townhouses or other attached units: $243,437; Mobile homes: $25,046

Median gross rent in 2013: $861.

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  • Races in Carter Lake, IA (2010)

    Carter Lake races chart
    • 3,21484.9%White alone
    • 43511.5%Hispanic
    • 491.3%Two or more races
    • 371.0%Black alone
    • 290.8%American Indian alone
    • 200.5%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Carter Lake: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Carter Lake, IA City Guides:

Ancestries: German (30.3%), Irish (13.9%), English (9.0%), United States (6.1%), Italian (4.9%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/5/1930

Elevation: 980 feet

Land area: 1.80 square miles.

Population density: 2,087 people per square mile   (low).

Carter Lake,IA real estate house value index trend

Carter Lake, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Carter Lake:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carter Lake city:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

84 residents are foreign born (1.9% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

2.6%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Carter Lake, Iowa as of September 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Carter Lake to the number of sex offenders is 941 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,483 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,608 (1.6%)

Carter Lake satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $253,300
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $265,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.29 N, Longitude: 95.91 W

Area code: 712

Carter Lake household income distribution Carter Lake home values distribution

Crime rates in Carter Lake by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 001100000
per 100,000 0.00.029.230.30.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100324433
per 100,000 30.00.00.090.862.0105.1104.879.980.3
Robberies 202220103
per 100,000 60.00.058.460.562.00.026.20.080.3
Assaults 17512151117181625
per 100,000 510.4150.6350.7454.0340.9446.8471.7426.1669.0
Burglaries 343646413427494024
per 100,000 1,020.71,084.31,344.21,240.91,053.6709.61,284.11,065.2642.2
Thefts 1451622391621209010596102
per 100,000 4,353.04,879.56,984.24,903.13,718.62,365.32,751.62,556.62,729.5
Auto thefts 141819221218312520
per 100,000 420.3542.2555.2665.9371.9473.1812.4665.8535.2
Arson 330211310
per 100,000 90.190.40.060.531.026.378.626.60.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 282.3) 417.0339.4555.6569.8382.8350.3444.3373.6412.8

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Crime rate in Carter Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Iowa average:

1.70
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Carter Lake, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Carter Lake-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 91% 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 slightly above Iowa state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 184.1 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 49.4 miles away from Carter Lake center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 268.9 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 the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.9 miles away from Carter Lake center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 302.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), 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: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carter Lake topographic map

Hospitals and 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 Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL LTC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • BOYS TOWN NATIONAL RESEARCH HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • PACIFIC SPRINGS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • THE LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; OMAHA, NE)

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.

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

  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 3 miles; Omaha, NE; Full-time enrollment: 12,236)
  • Creighton University (about 3 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 5 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 6 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 7 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Bellevue University (about 10 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 50 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)

Public elementary/middle school in Carter Lake:

See full list of schools located in Carter Lake

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 87.6. This is about average.

City:

87.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.196. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.196
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.03
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.56
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.0298. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0298
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.7%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 94.3% for American Indian residents, 11.7% 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

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Iowa average:

10.3

Carter Lake travel time to work - commute Carter Lake mode of transportation to work chart

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

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.
State:

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

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

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pottawattamie County:

29.7%
Iowa:

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

16.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Carter Lake:

45.7%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Carter Lake:

40.2%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.9%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Carter Lake:

10.8%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Carter Lake:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.2%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Carter Lake:

52.1%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.0%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Carter Lake, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,834$70,0080$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,404$52,8487$3,222
Police Protection - Officers 9$44,422$59,2291$1,439
Police - Other 1$2,280$27,3600$0
Firefighters 1$3,456$41,47215$829
Streets and Highways 5$13,596$32,6300$0
Welfare 0$0 3$3,058
Parks and Recreation 3$9,024$36,0960$0
Local Libraries 2$5,816$34,8961$797
Other and Unallocable 3$9,925$39,7004$5,383
Totals for Government 26$98,757$45,58031$14,728

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $301,000 ($79.93)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $738,000 ($195.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $428,000 ($113.65)
    Water Utilities: $345,000 ($91.61)
    Regular Highways: $319,000 ($84.71)
    Sewerage: $302,000 ($80.19)
    Financial Administration: $153,000 ($40.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $121,000 ($32.13)
    Libraries: $118,000 ($31.33)
    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 ($4.51)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($3.45)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($1.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $950,000 ($252.26)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $329,000 ($87.36)
    All Other: $199,000 ($52.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $166,000 ($44.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($2.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $103,000 ($27.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $47,000 ($12.48)
    Sale of Property: $42,000 ($11.15)
    Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($9.82)
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000 ($8.76)
    Rents: $25,000 ($6.64)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $411,000 ($109.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $272,000 ($72.23)
    All Other: $63,000 ($16.73)
  • Tax - Property: $1,666,000 ($442.38)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $404,000 ($107.28)
    Other Selective Sales: $288,000 ($76.47)
    Other License: $46,000 ($12.21)
    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 ($719.60)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,332,000 ($619.22)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $600,000 ($159.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $222,000 ($58.95)
  • 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 ($654.54)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,000 ($8.50)

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
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 Douglas County, NE  1.73% ($36,992 average AGI)
from Sarpy County, NE  0.50% ($38,514)
from Mills County, IA  0.24% ($34,447)


5.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,639 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
Iowa average:

5.94%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($300 average AGI)
Pottawattamie County:

0.04%
Iowa average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Douglas County, NE  1.97% ($32,474 average AGI)
to Sarpy County, NE  0.47% ($39,078)
to Mills County, IA  0.24% ($39,279)

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)
Carter Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


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 persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Fire Station 900 E Locust St (Lat: 41.285556 Lon: -95.918611), Call Sign: KJI632
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.340 MHz, 154.400 MHzGrant Date: 01/10/2000, Expiration Date: 03/12/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2005Registrant: City Of Carter Lake, 900 E Locust St, Carter Lake, IA 51510, Phone: (712) 347-5360
  • Lat: 41.280472 Lon: -95.920361, Call Sign: WQVZ431
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.962 MHz, 457.287 MHz, 457.462 MHz, 456.912 MHz, 457.625 MHzGrant Date: 06/23/2015, Expiration Date: 06/23/2025, Certifier: Tom JensenRegistrant: D&d Communications, 13444 L Street, Omaha, NE 68137, Phone: (402) 895-6100, Fax: (402) 895-6260, Email:
  • Lat: 41.285000 Lon: -95.917222, Call Sign: WQXC565
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.050 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2016, Expiration Date: 01/29/2026, Certifier: Ron RothmeyerRegistrant: First Wireless, Inc., 13444 L Street, Omaha, NE 68137, Phone: (402) 895-6100, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CARTER LAKE, Lat: 41.292889 Lon: -95.912694, Call Sign: WQDD656, Licensee ID: L00776943
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHzGrant Date: 08/01/2005, Expiration Date: 08/01/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/03/2015, Certifier: Doreen MoweryRegistrant: 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: 03/03/2014, Expiration Date: 04/26/2024, Certifier: Lynn M Carlson, Registrant: Lynn M Carlson, 1118 Avenue O, 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

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: 3,785, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-03-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-27-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-17-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-14-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-20-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-14-2008), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-27-2008 to JUN-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2008)

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

  • Wingate Inn Omaha Airport, 1201 Ave H, Carter Lake, Iowa 51510 , Phone: (712) 347-6595
  • Super 8 Motel, 3000 Airport Dr, Carter Lake, Iowa 51510 , Phone: (712) 347-5588, Fax: (712) 347-5345
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2510 Abbott Plz, Carter Lake, Iowa 51510 , Phone: (402) 505-4900, Fax: (402) 345-4600
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Carter Lake, Iowa
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (7%)
Businesses in Carter Lake, IA
NameCountNameCount
Holiday Inn1Super 81
Kroger1U-Haul1
La Quinta1

Carter Lake compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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