Coon Rapids, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 1,232 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 
Males: 582  (47.3%)
Females: 650  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 50058.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,419 (it was $32,951 in 2000)
Coon Rapids:

$50,419
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,796 (it was $16,765 in 2000)

Coon Rapids city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $95,254 (it was $55,400 in 2000)
Coon Rapids:

$95,254
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $113,833; detached houses: $113,943; townhouses or other attached units: $107,506

Median gross rent in 2019: $633.

March 2019 cost of living index in Coon Rapids: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.1%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Coon Rapids, IA (2019)
    • 1,19894.4%White alone
    • 614.8%Hispanic
    • 30.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Coon Rapids, Iowa as of April 12, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Coon Rapids is 461 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (53.8%), American (9.9%), Irish (9.9%), Norwegian (5.0%), English (2.7%), Swedish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/2/1882

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 1.74 square miles.

Population density: 709 people per square mile   (low).

Coon Rapids, Iowa map

40 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.5% Latin America).

This city:

3.2%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,462 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,117 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (54.8 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (81.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (360.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bayard, IA (2.5 miles ),
Dedham, IA (2.8 miles ),
Willey, IA (3.2 miles),
Ralston, IA (3.5 miles),
Scranton, IA (3.5 miles ),
Bagley, IA (3.6 miles ),
Glidden, IA (3.6 miles ),
Templeton, IA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.87 N, Longitude: 94.68 W

Area code: 712

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $270,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $350,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $300,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Coon Rapids, IA residents
Average permit cost in Coon Rapids, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.2%
Iowa:

3.1%
Most common industries in Coon Rapids, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (12.9%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (4.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (14.9%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.6%)
  • Food (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.4%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (10.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Coon Rapids, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (4.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)

Average climate in Coon Rapids, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Coon Rapids-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Coon Rapids city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Coon Rapids-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 232% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 395.6 miles away from Coon Rapids center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 452.8 miles away from Coon Rapids center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 271.3 miles away from Coon Rapids center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 224.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 288.8 miles away from Coon Rapids center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 429.7 miles away from Coon Rapids center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Coon Rapids topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Coon Rapids:

  • THOMAS REST HAVEN (217 MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Coon Rapids:

  • BAYARD NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BAYARD, IA)
  • REGENCY PARK NURSING AND REHAB CENTER OF CARROLL (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • ST ANTHONY'S REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CARROLL, IA)
  • ST ANTHONY HOME HEALTH/HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; CARROLL, IA)

Airports located in Coon Rapids:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coon Rapids:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 50 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa State University (about 54 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Drake University (about 56 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 57 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Buena Vista University (about 60 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 72 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 78 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

Public high school in Coon Rapids:

Public elementary/middle school in Coon Rapids:

  • CR-B ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 905 NORTH STREET, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Coon Rapids

Library in Coon Rapids:

  • COON RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $65,182; Location: 123 3RD AVE; 15,275 books; 850 audio materials; 611 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Coon Rapids: Farmers Cooperative Company Elevator (A), Coon Rapids (B), Carroll County Ambulance Service Coon Rapids (C), Coon Rapids Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Coon Rapids include: Ascension Lutheran Church (A), First Christian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Coon Rapids: Riverside Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Babe Towne - Baseball player.

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

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

  • COON RAPIDS MUNICIPAL UTILITIES (Population served: 1,335, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.3%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
38 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
52 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Coon Rapids (2011 data):

  • Carroll County State Bank: Coon Rapids Branch at 423 Main Street, branch established on 2005/10/10. Info updated 2011/05/17: Bank assets: $352.9 mil, Deposits: $304.3 mil, headquarters in Carroll, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Carroll County Bancshares, Inc.
  • Iowa Savings Bank: /Coon Rapids Branch at 118 5th Avenue, branch established on 1936/09/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $166.6 mil, Deposits: $151.3 mil, headquarters in Carroll, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Community Grain Co.

For population 15 years and over in Coon Rapids:

Marital status in Coon Rapids, IA
  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Coon Rapids:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Iowa average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Coon Rapids
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Coon Rapids, IA (based on Carroll County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,94314
Evangelical Protestant3,33618
Mainline Protestant2,86013
Other1961
None2,481-
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: 8
Carroll County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Here:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

10.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.4%
State:

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

13.5%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Coon Rapids:

51.5%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Coon Rapids:

48.4%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Coon Rapids:

28.8
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.8%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Coon Rapids:

10.2%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Coon Rapids:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.5%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.3%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Coon Rapids, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 7$37,024$63,4700$0
Streets and Highways 2$6,758$40,5480$0
Electric Power 2$11,026$66,1560$0
Financial Administration 1$3,705$44,4600$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,707$32,4845$1,200
Gas Supply 1$7,874$94,4880$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,606$55,2720$0
Local Libraries 1$5,669$68,0283$2,880
Water Supply 1$6,944$83,3280$0
Totals for Government 17$86,312$60,9268$4,080

Coon Rapids government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $23,000 ($18.67)
  • Current Operations - Transit Utilities: $3,809,000 ($3091.72)
    Electric Utilities: $2,321,000 ($1883.93)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,456,000 ($1181.82)
    Gas Utilities: $613,000 ($497.56)
    Water Utilities: $235,000 ($190.75)
    Sewerage: $208,000 ($168.83)
    Regular Highways: $202,000 ($163.96)
    Police Protection: $177,000 ($143.67)
    General - Other: $127,000 ($103.08)
    Libraries: $121,000 ($98.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $107,000 ($86.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $93,000 ($75.49)
    Financial Administration: $75,000 ($60.88)
    General Public Buildings: $47,000 ($38.15)
    Health - Other: $33,000 ($26.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($18.67)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($7.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $69,000 ($56.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($5.68)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($3.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,178,000 ($2579.55)

Coon Rapids government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $3,559,000 ($2888.80)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $537,000 ($435.88)
    Sewerage: $303,000 ($245.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $77,000 ($62.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($13.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $61,000 ($49.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $47,000 ($38.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $145,000 ($117.69)
    General Revenue - Other: $62,000 ($50.32)
    Rents: $49,000 ($39.77)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($6.49)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.81)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,372,000 ($2737.01)
    Gas Utilities: $537,000 ($435.88)
    Water Utilities: $292,000 ($237.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $193,000 ($156.66)
    Other: $4,000 ($3.25)
  • Tax - Property: $553,000 ($448.86)
    Public Utilities Sales: $319,000 ($258.93)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $212,000 ($172.08)
    Other License: $3,000 ($2.44)

Coon Rapids government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,719,000 ($1395.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,617,000 ($1312.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $102,000 ($82.79)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,518,000 ($1232.14)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,480,000 ($2824.68)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,286,000 ($4290.58)

4.29% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Iowa average:

5.97%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Polk County, IA  0.49% ($57,452 average AGI)
from Crawford County, IA  0.47% ($37,675)
from Sac County, IA  0.28% ($49,083)


4.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.43%
Iowa average:

6.23%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Polk County, IA  0.58% ($41,640 average AGI)
to Crawford County, IA  0.38% ($40,848)

Businesses in Coon Rapids, IA

  • Ford: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Coon Rapids:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCIM (1380 AM; 1 kW; CARROLL, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Coon Rapids:

  • KGRA (98.9 FM; JEFFERSON, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKRL (93.7 FM; CARROLL, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWOI (90.7 FM; CARROLL, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KSOM (96.5 FM; AUDUBON, IA; Owner: MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Coon Rapids:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Coon Rapids fatal accident list:

Nov 20, 1995 02:12 PM, 141, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 11, 1992 02:30 PM, 6th Ave., Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 11, 1981 09:20 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 240ft / 72.8mTotal length
  • 35,280Total average daily traffic
  • 6,761Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,280Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Coon Rapids, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 81950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Coon Rapids, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Coon Rapids)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Coon Rapids, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, 615 Main St (Lat: 41.871083 Lon: -94.679694), Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WNEZ889,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2143.60 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/1994, Expiration Date: 10/13/1999, Cancellation Date: 01/15/2000, Phone: (515) 689-3574
  • STATION, 1/2 Mi S Hwy 141 & 1 1/2 Mi E Co Rd N46 (Lat: 41.858028 Lon: -94.676639), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WNEZ890,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2193.60 MHz, 2184.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/1994, Expiration Date: 10/13/1999, Cancellation Date: 01/15/2000, Phone: (515) 689-3574
  • STATION, 123 3rd Ave (Lat: 41.870806 Lon: -94.674972), Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WNTA350,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.768 MHz, 952.768 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2019, Expiration Date: 09/22/2029, Registrant: Coon Rapids Municipal Utilities, 123 3rd Ave South, Coon Rapids, IA 50058, Phone: (712) 684-2225, Fax: (712) 999-2225, Email:
  • COON RAPIDS, 5th And Highway 141 (Lat: 41.864361 Lon: -94.680806), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 102.1 m, Overall height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WPVY805,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/2012, Expiration Date: 09/09/2022, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • COON RAPIDS, Lat: 41.868417 Lon: -94.677556, Call Sign: WQHK399,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHz, Grant Date: 07/12/2017, Expiration Date: 08/21/2027, Certifier: Kari Woodard, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Carrollton, 1.5 Mi W & 1.5 Mi S Of Jct Of Co Rd E57 & Co Rd N44 (Lat: 41.927806 Lon: -94.717333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQQN655,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz... (+7 more), Grant Date: 02/04/2013, Expiration Date: 02/04/2023, Certifier: Lynn Miller, Registrant: Corn Belt Power Cooperative, 1300 North 13th Street, Humboldt, IA 50548, Phone: (515) 332-7714, Fax: (515) 332-1375, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Coon Rapids)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1131Q , Serial Number: 28R-7703053, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 10/01/2009
    Registrant (LLC): Farm Country Air LLC, Po Box 145, Coon Rapids, IA 50058

Most common first names in Coon Rapids, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2376.1 years
George1981.8 years
Mary1884.4 years
Helen1482.3 years
Harold1377.3 years
Charles1176.5 years
Clarence1177.9 years
William1183.0 years
Paul1073.4 years
Donald1073.8 years
Most common last names in Coon Rapids, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1578.9 years
Cretsinger1485.1 years
Smith1479.6 years
Bowman1479.3 years
Anderson1283.7 years
Betts1280.6 years
Johnson1179.1 years
Johnston1176.9 years
Long1182.7 years
Tuel981.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Coon Rapids, IA
  • 82.8%Utility gas
  • 11.5%Electricity
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Coon Rapids, IA
  • 61.1%Utility gas
  • 38.9%Electricity


Coon Rapids compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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