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Population in 2012: 128,119 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.1%
 

Males: 62,287  (48.6%)
Females: 65,832  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  35.2 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52227, 52228, 52233, 52302, 52324, 52328, 52338, 52401, 52402, 52404, 52405, 52411.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,429 (it was $43,704 in 2000)
Cedar Rapids:

$51,429
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,410

Cedar Rapids city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $135,600 (it was $92,900 in 2000)
Cedar Rapids:

$135,600
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $150,257; Detached houses: $156,603; Townhouses or other attached units: $155,355; In 2-unit structures: $159,659; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $104,783; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $99,078; Mobile homes: $75,415

Median gross rent in 2012: $687.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 52401, 52402, 52403, 52404, 52405, 52411.

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  • White alone - 108,696 (86.0%)
  • Black alone - 6,880 (5.4%)
  • Hispanic - 4,176 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3,218 (2.5%)
  • Asian alone - 2,779 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 338 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 132 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 107 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cedar Rapids: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.4%), Irish (14.7%), English (7.1%), Czech (5.8%), Norwegian (4.1%), United States (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/15/1849

Elevation: 727 feet

Land area: 63.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,029 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Cedar Rapids:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cedar Rapids city:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

4,425 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This city:  3.5%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 227 registered sex offenders living in Cedar Rapids, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cedar Rapids to the number of sex offenders is 564 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 2012: $2,314 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,131 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (138.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (205.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hiawatha, IA (2.1 miles ), Marion, IA (2.3 miles ), Robins, IA (2.5 miles ), Fairfax, IA (2.7 miles ), Bertram, IA (2.7 miles ), Palo, IA (2.9 miles ), Ely, IA (2.9 miles ), Shueyville, IA (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 332 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 1998: 367 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 1999: 375 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2000: 349 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2001: 363 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2002: 380 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2003: 379 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2004: 383 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2005: 351 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2006: 356 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2007: 298 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2008: 299 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2009: 323 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2010: 342 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2011: 249 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2012: 289 buildings, average cost: $97,000

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Latitude: 41.98 N, Longitude: 91.67 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The City of Five Seasons

Daytime population change due to commuting: +24,626 (+19.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 49,964 (77.1%)

Area code: 319

Cedar Rapids household income distribution Cedar Rapids home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Cedar Rapids by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1324016331123
per 100,000 0.82.51.73.30.00.84.82.42.40.80.81.62.3
Rapes 35575746414539343443334143
per 100,000 29.647.347.037.533.336.731.527.326.833.425.532.333.5
Robberies 9599104100831211361371361071238697
per 100,000 80.582.185.881.467.598.6109.9109.8107.183.194.967.775.5
Assaults 219248267237247250220326275252222229213
per 100,000 185.5205.6220.3193.0200.9203.8177.7261.4216.6195.7171.3180.3165.9
Burglaries 1,0271,3181,1111,1101,3481,0671,1141,0831,2521,2791,0261,099966
per 100,000 869.81092.6916.7903.81096.2869.6900.0868.3986.0993.2791.6865.4752.3
Thefts 4,5375,3815,3875,0465,0205,0224,4604,6194,3534,0683,7013,5663,503
per 100,000 3842.54460.84445.14108.54082.24093.03603.43703.23428.03158.92855.62808.12728.2
Auto thefts 331367305300316302298339344241239214254
per 100,000 280.3304.2251.7244.3257.0246.1240.8271.8270.9187.1184.4168.5197.8
Arson 16191521241821242612111730
per 100,000 13.615.812.417.119.514.717.019.220.59.38.513.423.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 324.0388.2373.3347.0348.1346.0330.2342.9329.8303.5269.3272.1265.2

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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 Cedar Rapids detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 263 (202 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Iowa average:

1.72

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +11,647 (+10.7%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Cedar Rapids-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 201% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Cedar Rapids city center .

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 tornado 21.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Linn County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cedar Rapids topographic map

Birthplace of: Bobby Driscoll - Actor/Artist, Michael Emerson - Actor, Chris Carney - Politician, Joe Arenas - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Elijah Wood - (born 1981), actor, Ashton Kutcher - (born 1978), actor, Riley Smith - Film actor, Terry Farrell (actress) - Actress, Amy Sewell - Documentary filmmaker, Don DeFore - Actor.

Main business address for: MCLEODUSA INC (RADIO TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS), POLAR MOLECULAR HOLDING CORP (MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL PRODUCTS), ROCKWELL COLLINS INC (AIRCRAFT PART & AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT, NEC), MACC PRIVATE EQUITIES INC , INTERSTATE POWER & LIGHT CO (ELECTRIC & OTHER SERVICES COMBINED), UNITED FIRE & CASUALTY CO (FIRE, MARINE & CASUALTY INSURANCE).


Hospitals/medical centers in Cedar Rapids:

  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER - CEDAR RAPIDS (Dialysis Facility, 701 10TH ST SE)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER DIALYSIS - MERCY PLAZA (Dialysis Facility, 5264 COUNCIL ST NE SUITE 200)
  • CAREPRO HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 402 TENTH STREET SE)
  • COMFORT CARE MEDICARE INC (Home Health Center, 4027 GLASS ROAD NE)
  • MERCY HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 2740 FIRST AVENUE NE)
  • RECOVER HEALTH OF IOWA, INC (Home Health Center, 1435 31ST STREET NE, SUITE A)
  • RES CARE HOMECARE, IOWA (Home Health Center, 139 40TH STREET NE)
  • THERAPY SOLUTIONS INC (Home Health Center, 3315 FIRST AVENUE SE)
  • VISITING NURSES ASSOCIATION OF LINN COUNTY (Home Health Center, 600 BOYSON ROAD NE,SUITE 2)
  • AMENITY HOSPICE OF CEDAR RAPIDS (Hospital, 211 FIRST AVENUE SE)
  • HOSPICE OF MERCY (Hospital, 2740 FIRST AVENUE NE)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER - CEDAR RAPIDS (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 701 10TH STREET SE)
  • REM IOWA-36TH AVENUE (Hospital, 29 36TH AVENUE S W)
  • REM IOWA-CRESTWOOD (Hospital, 3944 CRESTWOOD DRIVE N W)
  • REM IOWA-MANSFIELD AVENUE (Hospital, 2901 MANSFIELD AVENUE)
  • ST LUKES HOSPICE (Hospital, 1201 THIRD AVENUE SE)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1026 A AVE NE)
  • TANAGER PLACE (Hospital, 2309 C STREET SW)
  • COTTAGE GROVE PLACE - THE CLUB (Nursing Home, 2115 FIRST AVENUE SE)
  • HERITAGE NURSING AND REHAB CENTE (Nursing Home, 200 CLIVE DRIVE SW)
  • LIVING CENTER WEST (Nursing Home, 1050 4TH AVENUE SE)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, 1940 FIRST AVENUE NE)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, 701 TENTH STREET SE)
  • METH-WICK HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 1224 13TH STREET NW)
  • NORTHBROOK MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 6420 COUNCIL STREET NE)
  • WEST RIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 3131 F AVENUE NW)

Political contributions by individuals in Cedar Rapids, IA

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Operable nuclear power plant near Cedar Rapids:

  • 9 miles: Duane Arnold in Palo, IA.

Local government website: www.cedar-rapids.org

Colleges/Universities in Cedar Rapids:

  • Kirkwood Community College (Full-time enrollment: 9,715; Location: 6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW; Public; Website: www.kirkwood.edu)
  • Coe College (FT enrollment: 1,225; Location: 1220 First Ave NE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.coe.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Mount Mercy College (FT enrollment: 972; Location: 1330 Elmhurst Dr NE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mtmercy.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus (FT enrollment: 495; Location: 3165 Edgewood Parkway SW; Private, for-profit; Website: www.kucampus.edu/kucampusPortal/kucampusCampuses/Iowa/CedarRapids/)
  • Capri College (FT enrollment: 208; Location: 2945 Williams Parkway S.W.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.capricollege.com)
  • Mercy/St. Luke's School of Radiologic Technology (FT enrollment: 37; Location: 1026 A Ave NE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.isrt.org/mstl.htm)
  • American College of Hairstyling-Cedar Rapids (FT enrollment: 14; Location: 1531 First Ave SE; Private, for-profit; Website: americancollegeofhair.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Cedar Rapids:

  • University of Iowa (about 24 miles; Iowa City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,313)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 46 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 55 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 60 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 65 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,699)
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic (about 65 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 65 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,969)

Public high schools in Cedar Rapids:

Private high schools in Cedar Rapids:

  • XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 778; Location: 6300 42ND ST NE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • CEDAR VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 251; Location: 3636 COTTAGE GROVE AVE SE; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Cedar Rapids:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Cedar Rapids:

  • LASALLE MIDDLE SCHOOL - HOLY FAMILY (Students: 624; Location: 3700 1ST AVE NW; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PIUS X ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 566; Location: 4901 COUNCIL ST NE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • REGIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 462; Location: 735 PRAIRIE DR NE; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • ALL SAINTS SCHOOL (Students: 315; Location: 720 29TH ST SE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST MATTHEW SCHOOL (Students: 276; Location: 125 24TH ST NE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ISAAC NEWTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 242; Location: 1635 LINMAR DR NE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 195; Location: 1361 7TH AVE SW; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL ST LUDMILA CENTER (Students: 150; Location: 215 21ST AVE SW; Grades: PK - 4)
  • SUMMIT SCHOOLS (Students: 132; Location: 1010 REGENT ST NE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • HOLLOWAY HOUSE (Students: 34; Location: 1147 CLIFTON ST NE; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Cedar Rapids, map of school districts: COLLEGE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, CEDAR RAPIDS COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Cedar Rapids:

  • CEDAR RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,075,503; Location: 7600 EDGEWOOD RD SW; 116,786 books; 7,171 audio materials; 6,854 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 444 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of Zach Johnson, PGA Tour
  • Another private school is Cedar Valley Christian School in Cedar Rapids. 319-366-7462.
  • Cedar Rapids is also the home of Zach Johnson, 2007 Masters Golf Champion, born 4/24/76. Also the correct address for Hamilton College is 3165 Edgewood Pkwy SW
  • Zach Johnson Professional golfer on tour was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
  • AEGON USA is one of the largest employers in the city. AEGON is one of the Top 5 life companies in the world and is headquartered in the Hague in the Netherlands. Cedar Rapids is the primary center of U.S. operations with other offices in Louisville, KY; New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA; and executive offices in Baltimore, MD. AEGON is traded on the NYSE under the symbol AEG.

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Notable locations in Cedar Rapids: Konigsmark (A), Cedar Rapids (B), Czeck Village (C), Brucemore (D), Saint Andrews Golf Club (E), Veterans Memorial Tennis Center (F), Jones Park Golf Course (G), Indian Creek Nature Center (H), Ushers Ferry Historical Village (I), Ellis Golf Course (J), Cedar Rapids Country Club (K), Cedar Rapids South Bound Rest Area (L), Cedar Rapids North Bound Rest Area (M), Epley (N), Twin Pines Golf Course (O), J Avenue Water Plant (P), Bever Zoo (Q), Elmcrest Country Club (R), Hawkeye Downs (S), Cedar Rapids Fire Department Central Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Plaza West Shopping Center (1), Mays Shopping Center (2), Westdale Mall (3), Town and Country Shopping Center (4), Northland Spuare Shopping Center (5), Lindale Plaza Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cedar Rapids include: Good Shepherd Church (A), Hope Church (B), Saint Ludmilas Church (C), New Life Church (D), Greek Orthodox Church (E), Grace Episcopal Church (F), Central Park Presbyterian Church (G), Salvation Army Church (H), Peace Christian Reformed Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Baker Cemetery (2), Bohemian Cemetery (3), Saint Johns Cemetery (4), Cedar Park Memorial Cemetery (5), Syrian Cemetery (6), Czech National Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Robbins Lake (A), Cedar Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cold Stream (A), Prairie Creek (B), Willow Creek (C), Indian Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cedar Rapids include: Alandale Park (1), Reed Park (2), Redmond Park (3), Anderson Park (4), Apache Park (5), Arrowhead Park (6), Riverside Park (7), Beaver Park (8), Sac and Fox Indian Trail Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Grand Lodge of Iowa AF & Am (Museums; 813 1st Avenue Southeast) (1), Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (410 3rd Avenue Southeast) (2), Celebration Hall (Museums; 55 12th Avenue Southeast) (3), History Center (Museums; 615 1st Avenue Southeast) (4), African American Historical Mus & Cltrl Center of IWA (Museums; 55 12th Avenue Southeast) (5), Czech Village Association (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 48 16th Avenue Southwest) (6), St Andrews Golf Course (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1866 Blairs Ferry Road Northeast) (7), Spacewalk of Cedar Rapids (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1000 Ellis Boulevard Northwest) (8), Planet X (Amusement & Theme Parks; 255 Collins Road Northeast) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Howard Johnson (9100 Atlantic Drive SW) (1), Marriott Cedar Rapids (1200 Collins Road Northeast) (2), Clarion Hotel & Convention Center (525 33rd Avenue Southwest) (3), Residence Inn Cedar Rapids (1900 Dodge Road Northeast) (4), Howard Johnson Airport Express Inn (9100 Atlantic Dr SW) (5), Best Western Longbranch Hotel (90 Twixt Town Road Northeast) (6), Windows Restaurant (350 1st Avenue Northeast) (7), Holiday Inn Express Fax Line (3320 Southgate Court Southwest) (8), Econo Lodge (622 33rd Avenue Southwest) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Iowa State - Courts- District Court (50 3rd Avenue Bridge) (1), United States Government - Courts- District Court- Us Probation Office (101 1st Street Southeast) (2), United States Government - Courts- District Court (101 1st Street Southeast) (3), United States Government - Courts- Bankrupcy Court (425 2nd Street Southeast) (4), Iowa State - Courts- Juvenile Court Office (305 2nd Avenue Southeast) (5), Iowa State - Public Defender (215 4th Avenue Southeast) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Linn 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)
AQI  PM2.5 CO  SO2 Ozone  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.8. This is about average.
City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.230. This is significantly better than average. There were 41 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.861. This is significantly better than average. There were 92 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.861
U.S.:

2.433
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.0. This is better than average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.0
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cedar Rapids and their reported violations in the past:

ARC CEDAR TERRACE (Address: 9100 DEER RIDGE DR , Population served: 483, Purch_groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ABBE CENTER FOR COMMUNITY CARE (Address: 501 13TH ST NW , Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1999 and SEP-02-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-1999), St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-1999), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-1999)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
KIRKWOOD SOFTBALL COMPLEX (Address: 9100 DEER RIDGE DR , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
FORESTGATE SUBDIVISION (Address: 9100 DEER RIDGE DR , Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2003), St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BRITTANY ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION (Address: 3092 BRITTANY CIRCLE , Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-08-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LOYAL ORDER OF THE MOOSE LODGE/C RAPIDS (Address: 1820 W POST RD SW , Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JAN-2000 and FEB-2000, Contaminant: Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2000), St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2000)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
THE NEW SHACK TAVERN (Address: 2545 OLD RIVER RD SW , Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-1997), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-03-1997), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-1997), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2005)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between OCT-2003 and NOV-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-19-2003), St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2003)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations

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

  • CEDAR RAPIDS WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 122633, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water)
  • BERTRAM WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 263, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DEER RIDGE HOMEOWNERS WATER ASSC. (Population served: 94, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FAIRVIEW TRAILER COURT (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.6%

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cedar Rapids, IA

People in group quarters in Cedar Rapids in 2010:

  • 1,376 people in college/university student housing
  • 769 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 311 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 275 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 181 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 171 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 134 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 101 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 75 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 71 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 42 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Cedar Rapids in 2000:

  • 1,265 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 985 people in nursing homes
  • 383 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 257 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 142 people in halfway houses
  • 86 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 63 people in other group homes
  • 60 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 51 people in religious group quarters
  • 28 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 26 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 23 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 23 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Cedar Rapids compared to Iowa state average:

Cedar Rapids, Iowa environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • U.S. Cellular Center. Capacity: 10,000.

Banks with most branches in Cedar Rapids (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: 8 branches. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Guaranty Bank and Trust Company: Bever Avenue Office, 42nd Street Branch, Wal*mart East Branch, Guaranty Bank And Trust Company, Cedar Hills Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $237.9 mil, Deposits: $189.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Bankshares, Ltd.
  • Bank of the West: Cedar Rapids - Lindale, Cedar Rapids - North River Village, Cedar Rapids - Downtown, Cedar Rapids - Westdale. 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
  • Bankers Trust Company: National Association, Mobile Branch, , National Association, at 221 Third Avenue, Southeast. Info updated 2010/01/13: Bank assets: $398.2 mil, Deposits: $285.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Btc Financial Corporation
  • Hills Bank and Trust Company: Southwest Cr Branch, Blairs Ferry Road Branch, Downtown Branch Cr. Info updated 2012/02/07: Bank assets: $2,018.3 mil, Deposits: $1,528.4 mil, headquarters in Hills, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Hills Bancorporation
  • Liberty Bank, F.S.B.: Council Street Branch at 5210 Council Street, Northeast, branch established on 2004/12/27; Cedar Rapids Branch at 320 3rd Street, Se, branch established on 2002/10/09. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $934.1 mil, Deposits: $843.6 mil, headquarters in West Des Moines, IA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices
  • Farmers State Bank: Edgewood Road Branch at 399 Edgewood Road N.W., branch established on 1996/10/31; Van Buren Village Branch at 2755 Edgewood Road., S.W., branch established on 2001/11/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $624.5 mil, Deposits: $526.5 mil, headquarters in Marion, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Neighbor Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • BankIowa of Cedar Rapids: Edgewood Parkway Branch at 2701 Edgewood Parkway, Sw, branch established on 2001/08/01; Bankiowa Of Cedar Rapids at 7045 C Avenue Northeast, branch established on 1881/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $464.4 mil, Deposits: $375.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Ban Corporation
  • 5 other banks with 7 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cedar Rapids, Iowa:

  • Cedar Rapids Marriott, 1200 Collins Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 , Phone: (319) 393-6600, Fax: (319) 393-2308
  • Comfort Inn Cedar Rapids, 390 33rd Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 , Phone: (319) 363-7934, Fax: (319) 363-7934
  • Redroof Inn Cedar Rapids, 3243 Southridge Dr SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 , Phone: (319) 364-2000, Fax: (319) 364-4620
  • Heartland Inn, 3315 Southgate Ct SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 , Phone: (319) 362-9012, Fax: (319) 362-9694
  • Red Roof Inn Cedar Rapids, 3325 Southgate CT SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 , Phone: (319) 366-7523, Fax: (319) 366-7639
  • Holiday Inn, 2501 Williams Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 , Phone: (319) 365-9441, Fax: (319) 365-0255
  • Clarion Hotel & Convention Center, 525 33RD Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406 , Phone: (319) 366-8671, Fax: (319) 362-1420
  • Comfort Inn North, 5055 Rockwell Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 , Phone: (319) 393-8247, Fax: (319) 393-8247
  • 22 other hotels and motels
All 30 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cedar Rapids travel time to work - commute


Cedar Rapids mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cedar Rapids city (based on Linn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.05%
Here57.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents40.8%13.1%9.9%5.6%5.0%
Congregations11.2%17.8%7.7%5.3%8.9%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodMuslim EstimateUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents2.9%2.7%2.1%1.6%16.3%
Congregations4.1%2.4%1.2%2.4%39.1%
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: 27
Linn County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 88
Linn County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 146
This county:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Linn County:

28.6%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
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
Financial Administration 16$81,568$61,1760$0
Other Government Administration 104$476,431$54,9732$3,542
Judicial and Legal 6$37,988$75,9760$0
Police Protection - Officers 191$970,885$60,9980$0
Police - Other 57$207,930$43,7750$0
Firefighters 144$642,082$53,5070$0
Fire - Other 8$38,355$57,5331$1,240
Streets and Highways 125$470,355$45,1540$0
Airports 42$187,152$53,4720$0
Health 7$27,806$47,6670$0
Solid Waste Management 48$162,508$40,6270$0
Sewerage 108$475,605$52,8451$1,860
Parks and Recreation 73$297,907$48,97180$21,817
Housing and Community Development(Local) 18$73,996$49,3310$0
Natural Resources 16$63,783$47,8370$0
Water Supply 109$478,054$52,6300$0
Transit 66$247,948$45,0814$7,459
Local Libraries 37$152,565$49,48143$65,740
Other and Unallocable 70$270,106$46,3049$15,870
Totals for Government 1,245$5,363,024$51,692140$117,528

Cedar Rapids government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $12,323,000 ($96.18)
    Regular Highways: $11,273,000 ($87.99)
    Air Transportation: $7,892,000 ($61.60)
    General - Other: $5,278,000 ($41.20)
    Water Utilities: $3,840,000 ($29.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $618,000 ($4.82)
    Police Protection: $36,000 ($0.28)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $22,026,000 ($171.92)
    Sewerage: $17,218,000 ($134.39)
    General - Other: $16,397,000 ($127.98)
    Regular Highways: $14,047,000 ($109.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,900,000 ($108.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,659,000 ($106.61)
    Water Utilities: $13,408,000 ($104.65)
    Transit Utilities: $6,718,000 ($52.44)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,597,000 ($51.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,563,000 ($51.23)
    Air Transportation: $5,742,000 ($44.82)
    Libraries: $4,843,000 ($37.80)
    Parking Facilities: $2,523,000 ($19.69)
    Financial Administration: $1,996,000 ($15.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,606,000 ($12.54)
    Central Staff Services: $1,219,000 ($9.51)
    Health - Other: $829,000 ($6.47)
    General Public Buildings: $738,000 ($5.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $508,000 ($3.97)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($0.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,003,000 ($109.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,744,000 ($13.61)
    General - Other: $921,000 ($7.19)
    Sewerage: $591,000 ($4.61)
    Police Protection: $506,000 ($3.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $412,000 ($3.22)
    Air Transportation: $293,000 ($2.29)
    Water Utilities: $203,000 ($1.58)
    Regular Highways: $191,000 ($1.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000 ($0.57)
    Transit Utilities: $68,000 ($0.53)
    Health - Other: $50,000 ($0.39)
    Parking Facilities: $20,000 ($0.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $11,000 ($0.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $68,162,000 ($532.02)

Cedar Rapids government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,862,000 ($201.86)
    Air Transportation: $12,872,000 ($100.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,939,000 ($93.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,260,000 ($41.06)
    Parking Facilities: $2,565,000 ($20.02)
    All Other: $2,061,000 ($16.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $141,000 ($1.10)
    Regular Highways: $113,000 ($0.88)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,776,000 ($99.72)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,478,000 ($50.56)
    Transit Utilities: $2,947,000 ($23.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $187,000 ($1.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,581,000 ($82.59)
    Interest Earnings: $9,061,000 ($70.72)
    Rents: $2,282,000 ($17.81)
    Sale of Property: $1,332,000 ($10.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $744,000 ($5.81)
    Special Assessments: $653,000 ($5.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $20,485,000 ($159.89)
    Transit Utilities: $743,000 ($5.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,186,000 ($79.50)
    All Other: $2,580,000 ($20.14)
  • Tax - Property: $71,943,000 ($561.53)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,689,000 ($36.60)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,459,000 ($19.19)
    Other License: $2,367,000 ($18.48)

Cedar Rapids government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $257,235,000 ($2007.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $252,140,000 ($1968.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,360,000 ($268.19)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,265,000 ($228.42)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,733,000 ($177.44)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $20,467,000 ($159.75)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,266,000 ($17.69)

Cedar Rapids government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,935,000 ($241.46)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $213,483,000 ($1666.29)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,913,000 ($163.23)

5.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Iowa average:

6.30%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($317 average AGI)
Linn County:

0.08%
Iowa average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Johnson County, IA  0.75% ($35,732 average AGI)
from Benton County, IA  0.42% ($38,018)
from Black Hawk County, IA  0.20% ($35,775)


5.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Iowa average:

6.47%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Linn County:

0.04%
Iowa average:

0.03%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Johnson County, IA  0.63% ($39,219 average AGI)
to Benton County, IA  0.37% ($44,746)
to Polk County, IA  0.27% ($40,374)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cedar Rapids:

  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMRY (1450 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SELLERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KMJM (1360 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KXIC (800 AM; 1 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cedar Rapids:

  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KRNL-FM (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IA; Owner: CORNELL COLLEGE)
  • K236AA (95.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K261CA (100.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: POWER DU PREE BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Cedar Rapids:

  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCDE-LP (Channel 67; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCDR-LP (Channel 55; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHHH-LP (Channel 57; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRUB-LP (Channel 65; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K64DG (Channel 64; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: R B SHELDAHL)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Cedar Rapids fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cedar Rapids)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 162 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cedar Rapids, IA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 107 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 163 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 784 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cedar Rapids)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Cedar Rapids)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 175 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED703$114,0511,165$110,4342,346$129,573234$33,68118$1,256,367302$81,94915$32,595
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED32$110,24089$106,781236$119,55823$33,9891$96,23011$76,5934$36,353
APPLICATIONS DENIED77$112,707104$99,006533$112,353100$26,2811$608,00033$67,83724$24,978
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN53$101,603100$125,673499$120,31227$47,5090$018$58,9891$54,190
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS15$103,86217$85,654100$120,01013$70,1740$05$67,4901$37,220

Detailed mortgage data for all 29 tracts in Cedar Rapids, IA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED238$126,182193$142,2773$101,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED33$122,55829$132,4464$69,865
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$134,33217$131,4850$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$110,80214$156,5620$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$127,4621$235,0300$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 342
  • Hazardous Condition: 261
  • Service Call: 44
  • Good Intent Call: 60

Incident types - Cedar Rapids


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Most common first names in Cedar Rapids, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary84680.4 years
John78375.7 years
Robert65972.2 years
William61875.9 years
Charles52776.3 years
James48972.4 years
Helen44381.4 years
George44277.3 years
Joseph38778.5 years
Margaret35080.8 years
Most common last names in Cedar Rapids, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith26575.4 years
Johnson25677.7 years
Miller21077.6 years
Brown15077.1 years
Jones14275.6 years
Anderson13076.5 years
Wilson12174.6 years
Thompson11678.0 years
Williams11573.5 years
Nelson11077.2 years
Businesses in Cedar Rapids, IA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Little Caesars Pizza3
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's2
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
AmericInn1MainStay1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott2
Applebee's2MasterBrand Cabinets20
Arby's4Maurices2
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's6
AutoZone3Men's Wearhouse1
BMW1Menards1
Bath & Body Works2Motel 61
Baymont Inn1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance2
Best Western2Nike11
Blockbuster2OfficeMax1
Budget Car Rental1Old Navy1
Buffalo Wild Wings2Olive Garden1
Burger King5Outback1
CVS2Outback Steakhouse1
Carson Pirie Scott2Panda Express1
Chick-Fil-A1Panera Bread2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza2
Clarion1Payless2
Cold Stone Creamery2Penske1
Comfort Inn2PetSmart1
Curves1Pizza Hut6
DHL4Quality1
Dairy Queen6Quiznos3
Days Inn1RadioShack2
Deb1Red Lobster1
Decora Cabinetry3Red Robin1
Domino's Pizza2Red Roof Inn1
DressBarn1Rodeway Inn1
Econo Lodge1Ruby Tuesday2
Eddie Bauer1Rue211
Ethan Allen1Ryan's Grill1
Express1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Famous Footwear3SAS Shoes1
FedEx33SONIC Drive-In2
Finish Line2Sam's Club1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sears2
Foot Locker1Slumberland1
GNC3Spencer Gifts1
GameStop3Sprint Nextel4
Goodwill2Staples2
H&R Block6Starbucks6
Hardee's5Subway13
Hawthorn1Super 82
Holiday Inn3T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell4
Hot Topic1Talbots1
Howard Johnson1Target2
IHOP1Toys"R"Us1
JCPenney1True Value2
Jimmy John's2U-Haul3
Jones New York4U.S. Cellular5
Journeys1UPS40
KFC3Vans2
Kmart2Verizon Wireless2
Kohl's1Victoria's Secret1
Kroger4Village Inn1
La-Z-Boy2Walgreens4
Lane Bryant1Walmart2
Lane Furniture3Wendy's6
LensCrafters2YMCA3
Browse common businesses in Cedar Rapids, IA


Cedar Rapids on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Broadcasting and telecommunications (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Communications equipment operators (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Vending machine operators (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident in 2004 in $ (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest real estate taxes percentage in 2005"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident in 2004 in $ (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 (52324) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czechoslovakian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #47 (52402) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sudanese first ancestries"
  • #59 (52302) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Luxemburger first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #62 (52411) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #68 (52405) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Iraqi first ancestries"
  • #90 (52227) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries"
  • #94 (52328) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Yugoslavian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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  • Gary R. Stangland (58)
  • David E. Jones (31)
  • Terry J. Stockert (27)
  • Ronald L. Mahany (25)
  • David M. Snyder (25)
  • Tim L. Coulter (22)
  • Steven G. Herndon (22)
  • Bill J. Koons (20)
  • Mauro M. Oliveira (20)
  • Michael D. Morris (19)

Total of 612 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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