Columbus Junction, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 1,886 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.7%
 
Males: 932  (49.4%)
Females: 954  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52738.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,811 (it was $33,167 in 2000)
Columbus Junction:

$45,811
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,521 (it was $16,314 in 2000)

Columbus Junction city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,696 (it was $67,200 in 2000)
Columbus Junction:

$91,696
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $98,155; Detached houses: $112,008; Mobile homes: $17,313

Median gross rent in 2012: $539.

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Columbus Junction races chart
  • Hispanic - 911 (48.0%)
  • White alone - 878 (46.2%)
  • Asian alone - 64 (3.4%)
  • Black alone - 24 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Columbus Junction: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.5%), Irish (5.8%), English (4.1%), Welsh (2.4%), United States (2.0%), Norwegian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/25/1874

Land area: 2.16 square miles.

Population density: 873 people per square mile   (low).

Columbus Junction,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Columbus Junction:

  • High school or higher: 66.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Columbus Junction city:

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

488 residents are foreign born

This city:  22.8%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Columbus Junction, Iowa as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Columbus Junction to the number of sex offenders is 940 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: $1,324 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,021 (1.3%)

Columbus Junction satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (27.4 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (160.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (194.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fredonia, IA (1.2 miles ), Columbus City, IA (1.2 miles ), Cotter, IA (2.4 miles) , Conesville, IA (2.6 miles ), Letts, IA (2.7 miles ), Grandview, IA (3.0 miles ), Ainsworth, IA (3.2 miles ), Crawfordsville, IA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $134,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.28 N, Longitude: 91.36 W

Area code: 319

Columbus Junction household income distribution Columbus Junction home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.3%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+10.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (58%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food processing workers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Columbus Junction, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Columbus Junction-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/1/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Columbus Junction city center injured 7 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Columbus Junction-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 268.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 250.5 miles away from Columbus Junction center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 297.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 300.7 miles away from Columbus Junction center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 269.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Louisa County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Columbus Junction topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Columbus Junction:

  • COLONIAL MANOR OF COLUMBUS JUNCTION (814 SPRINGER AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Columbus Junction:

  • SUNRISE TERRACE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WINFIELD, IA)
  • LOUISA COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WAPELLO, IA)
  • MORNING SUN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MORNING SUN, IA)
  • LONE TREE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LONE TREE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbus Junction:

  • University of Iowa (about 28 miles; Iowa City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,735)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 34 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 45 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 45 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Augustana College (about 45 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 47 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 47 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)

Public high school in Columbus Junction:

Public elementary/middle schools in Columbus Junction:

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Library in Columbus Junction:

  • COLUMBUS JUNCTION PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $84,825; Location: 232 2ND ST; 14,980 books; 941 audio materials; 887 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 43 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Columbus Junction: Columbus Junction (A), Louisa County Fair Grounds (B), Louisa County Ambulance Service Columbus Junction Base (C), Columbus Junction City Hall (D), Columbus Junction Police Department (E), Columbus Benefitted Fire Department (F), Columbus Junction Public Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Columbus Junction include: Presbyterian Church (A), Independent Bible Church (B), Saint Josephs Church (C), Hope Bible Church (D), Independent Full Gospel Church (E), Abundant Life Assembly of God Church (F), United Methodist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: C J Storage (Highway 92 East), Columbus Motel (Highway 92 East).

Louisa 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 2012 was 69.5. This is about average.

City:

69.5
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.83
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Columbus Junction and their reported violations in the past:

WIELE MOTOR (Address: 24487 HWY 92 , Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LETTS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Address: 330 ASH ST , Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-27-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between SEP-2006 and OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2006)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2006)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • COLUMBUS JUNCTION WATER SUPPLY (Address: 232 2ND ST , Population served: 1,899, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COLUMBUS CITY PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 391, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • NATURAL GAS PIPELINE STATION # 204 (Address: 21864 120TH ST , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.5%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.8% for Black residents, 27.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
33 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
50 people in nursing homes in 2000

Columbus Junction, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Columbus Junction compared to Iowa state average:

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

Banks with branches in Columbus Junction (2011 data):

  • Columbus Junction State Bank: at 134 Main Street, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $55.7 mil, Deposits: $50.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Cjsb Bancorporation
  • Community Bank: Columbus Junction Branch at 227-229 Main Street, branch established on 1963/03/25. Info updated 2009/09/17: Bank assets: $241.0 mil, Deposits: $215.3 mil, headquarters in Muscatine, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: C-B-g, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Columbus Junction travel time to work - commute Columbus Junction mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Columbus Junction city (based on Louisa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.05%
Here: 40.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) Inc. Apostolic Christian Church of AmericaOther
Adherents46.7%18.7%16.4%9.0%9.2%
Congregations35.0%10.0%25.0%5.0%25.0%
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: 5
Louisa County:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Louisa County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Louisa County:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Louisa County:

28.8%
Iowa:

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

18.7%
State:

14.5%
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
Police Protection - Officers 4$13,255$39,7650$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,770$21,2400$0
Water Supply 2$9,384$56,3040$0
Local Libraries 5$2,637$6,3290$0
Totals for Government 12$27,046$27,0460$0

Columbus Junction government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $1,797,000 ($952.81)
    Regular Highways: $141,000 ($74.76)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($3.18)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $230,000 ($121.95)
    Sewerage: $208,000 ($110.29)
    Regular Highways: $201,000 ($106.57)
    Water Utilities: $200,000 ($106.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $117,000 ($62.04)
    Libraries: $59,000 ($31.28)
    General Public Buildings: $26,000 ($13.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($8.48)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($4.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($3.18)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($3.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($11.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $13,000 ($6.89)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($5.30)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $264,000 ($139.98)

Columbus Junction government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $177,000 ($93.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $110,000 ($58.32)
    All Other: $13,000 ($6.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,000 ($5.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $468,000 ($248.14)
    Sale of Property: $37,000 ($19.62)
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($6.89)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($3.71)
    Rents: $4,000 ($2.12)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $233,000 ($123.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $533,000 ($282.61)
    Highways: $159,000 ($84.31)
  • Tax - Property: $310,000 ($164.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $12,000 ($6.36)

Columbus Junction government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $897,000 ($475.61)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $600,000 ($318.13)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $400,000 ($212.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $103,000 ($54.61)

Columbus Junction government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $565,000 ($299.58)

6.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
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 Muscatine County, IA  1.40% ($31,508 average AGI)
from Marion County, IN  0.66% ($27,500)
from Des Moines County, IA  0.62% ($26,500)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Iowa average:

5.94%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Muscatine County, IA  1.56% ($30,242 average AGI)
to Johnson County, IA  0.50% ($27,571)
to Des Moines County, IA  0.43% ($50,278)

Strongest AM radio stations in Columbus Junction:

  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Columbus Junction:

  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KWCC (93.1 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCII-FM (106.1 FM; WASHINGTON, IA; Owner: HOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILJ-FM (105.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Columbus Junction:

  • 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)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • K62FU (Channel 62; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Columbus Junction)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Columbus Junction, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB0WHB
    Grant Date: 04/29/1996, Expiration Date: 04/29/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2008
    Registrant: Andrew J Finke, 27483 140 St, Columbus Junction, IA 52738
  • Call Sign: KC0AHY, Licensee ID: L01231453
    Grant Date: 01/05/2007, Expiration Date: 03/27/2017, Certifier: Daryl D Bixby
    Registrant: Daryl D Bixby, 16387 County Rd G 36, Columbus Junction, IA 52738
  • Call Sign: KC0DQR, Licensee ID: L01405087
    Grant Date: 06/03/2008, Expiration Date: 06/04/2018, Certifier: Dan A Elder
    Registrant: Dan A Elder, 16235 County Rd G 36, Columbus Junction, IA 52738
  • Call Sign: WA0KGH
    Grant Date: 07/16/1994, Expiration Date: 07/16/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2006
    Registrant: James D Ray, 808 Union St, Columbus Junction, IA 52738
  • Call Sign: WB0ECR, Licensee ID: L00419666
    Grant Date: 11/08/2003, Expiration Date: 12/14/2013
    Registrant: Rowland E Rees, 12484 X Ave, Columbus Junction, IA 52738
  • Call Sign: KC0OFQ, Licensee ID: L00040864
    Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 10/15/2022, Certifier: Richard L Metzger
    Registrant: Richard L Metzger, 125 Hickory Dr, Columbus Junction, IA 52738

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1127E , Serial Number: 7AC-4682, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Joellen Cutkomp, 22682 120th St, Columbus Junction, IA 52738
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE 582 DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 58KP , Serial Number: 4884, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth E Purdy, 23423 Highway 92, Columbus Junction, IA 52738
  • Aircraft: HOWELL J REID FW2C80TR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 92FW , Serial Number: FW2C80TR0116191, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Michael S Stoneking, 111 Fulton Dr, Columbus Junction, IA 52738

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Columbus Junction

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