Dallas Center, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 1,755 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.0%
 
Males: 890  (50.7%)
Females: 865  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50063.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $73,662 (it was $52,883 in 2000)
Dallas Center:

$73,662
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,397 (it was $20,038 in 2000)

Dallas Center city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $146,005 (it was $96,000 in 2000)
Dallas Center:

$146,005
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $219,808; Detached houses: $243,163; Townhouses or other attached units: $151,422; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $115,134; Mobile homes: $25,574

Median gross rent in 2013: $774.

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  • Races in Dallas Center, IA (2010)

    Dallas Center races chart
    • 1,58597.7%White alone
    • 130.8%Two or more races
    • 110.7%Hispanic
    • 90.6%Black alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone

Races in Dallas Center detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Dallas Center: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.4%), Irish (12.6%), English (7.4%), United States (7.4%), Norwegian (5.3%), Swedish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/22/1880

Elevation: 1072 feet

Land area: 4.42 square miles.

Population density: 397 people per square mile   (very low).

Dallas Center,IA real estate house value index trend

Dallas Center, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Dallas Center:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dallas Center city:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

10 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dallas Center, Iowa as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Dallas Center to the number of sex offenders is 1,707 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,280 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,886 (1.4%)

Dallas Center satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (18.7 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (110.3 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (324.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Adel, IA (2.4 miles ), Minburn, IA (2.5 miles ), Waukee, IA (2.7 miles ), Granger, IA (3.0 miles ), Grimes, IA (3.0 miles ), Van Meter, IA (3.3 miles ), Clive, IA (3.3 miles ), De Soto, IA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $82,700
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $234,700
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $192,900
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $134,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.68 N, Longitude: 93.96 W

Area code: 515

Dallas Center household income distribution Dallas Center home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.0%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +93 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Dallas Center: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dallas Center, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dallas Center-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Dallas Center city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dallas Center-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 80% 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 391.5 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 376.8 miles away from Dallas Center center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 294.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 110.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 263.6 miles away from Dallas Center 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 391.7 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 Dallas County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dallas Center topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dallas Center:

  • SPURGEON MANOR (1204 LINDEN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Dallas Center:

  • DALLAS COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; ADEL, IA)
  • SUNNYBROOK OF ADEL (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ADEL, IA)
  • GRANGER NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GRANGER, IA)
  • WEST DES MOINES DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WEST DES MOINES, IA)
  • DEERFIELD RETIREMENT COMMUNITY INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; URBANDALE, IA)
  • IOWA HEALTH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; URBANDALE, IA)
  • ULTIMATE NURSING SERVICES OF IOWA (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; WEST DES MOINES, IA)

Airports located in Dallas Center:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dallas Center:

  • Drake University (about 17 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 19 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa State University (about 29 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 58 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Buena Vista University (about 93 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 93 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 97 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)

Private high school in Dallas Center:

  • DALLAS CENTER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 15; Location: 23209 QUINLAN AVE; Grades: 1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dallas Center:

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Library in Dallas Center:

  • ROY R. ESTLE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $122,455; Location: 1308 WALNUT ST; 18,559 books; 897 audio materials; 738 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 62 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Dallas Center: Heartland Co-op Elevator (A), Dallas Center (B), Dallas Center Fire and Rescue (C), Dallas Center City Hall (D), Roy R Estle Memorial Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dallas Center include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Church of the Brethren (B), Dallas Center United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Brenton Arboretum (Museums; 2629 Palo Circle), ComeAbout Charters (Arcades & Amusements; 301 Kellogg).

Dallas 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 69.2. This is about average.

City:

69.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.224. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.224
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.07
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.0697. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0697
U.S.:

1.9290

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.16
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dallas Center that have no violations reported:

  • DALLAS CENTER WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 1,623, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 2.1%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.9%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
73 people in nursing homes in 2000

Dallas Center, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Dallas Center compared to Iowa state average:

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

Banks with branches in Dallas Center (2011 data):

  • Raccoon Valley Bank: Dallas Center Branch at 590 Sugar Grove, branch established on 2001/03/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $186.1 mil, Deposits: $168.0 mil, headquarters in Perry, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Perry Investment Company
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Dallas Center Branch at 1414 Walnut Street, branch established on 1994/04/18. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Iowa average:

10.3

Dallas Center travel time to work - commute Dallas Center mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dallas Center city (based on Dallas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant19,02034
Evangelical Protestant9,49237
Catholic7,7334
Other7475
None29,143-
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: 9
Dallas County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Dallas County:

8.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dallas County:

28.0%
Iowa:

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

17.1%
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
Other Government Administration 2$6,069$36,4140$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,138$49,6560$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$166
Streets and Highways 1$5,110$61,3200$0
Sewerage 1$3,578$42,9360$0
Water Supply 1$4,043$48,5160$0
Local Libraries 1$2,683$32,1964$2,083
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$403
Totals for Government 7$25,621$43,9226$2,652

Dallas Center government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Libraries: $276,000 ($157.26)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($5.70)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $287,000 ($163.53)
    Regular Highways: $250,000 ($142.45)
    Water Utilities: $199,000 ($113.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $114,000 ($64.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $96,000 ($54.70)
    Libraries: $95,000 ($54.13)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($39.32)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($21.65)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($11.40)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($10.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($6.27)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($4.56)
    Health Services - Other: $7,000 ($3.99)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $79,000 ($45.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($9.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $319,000 ($181.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($15.38)

Dallas Center government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $215,000 ($122.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $105,000 ($59.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($19.94)
    All Other: $4,000 ($2.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $24,000 ($13.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $75,000 ($42.74)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($19.94)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.14)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $335,000 ($190.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $128,000 ($72.93)
    General Support: $14,000 ($7.98)
  • Tax - Property: $741,000 ($422.22)
    NEC: $9,000 ($5.13)

Dallas Center government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $495,000 ($282.05)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,317,000 ($750.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $215,000 ($122.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $968,000 ($551.57)
    Water Utilities: $465,000 ($264.96)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $134,000 ($76.35)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($17.09)

Dallas Center government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,228,000 ($1269.52)

12.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.09%
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 Polk County, IA  6.16% ($57,124 average AGI)
from Story County, IA  0.33% ($37,058)
from Warren County, IA  0.28% ($43,625)


8.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.95%
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 Polk County, IA  4.25% ($45,095 average AGI)
to Guthrie County, IA  0.22% ($40,000)
to Warren County, IA  0.22% ($45,709)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dallas Center:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDLS (1310 AM; 1 kW; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dallas Center:

  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDLS-FM (105.5 FM; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKRF (107.9 FM; STUART, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KVJZ (106.3 FM; ANKENY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZZQ (99.5 FM; WINTERSET, IA; Owner: POSITIVE IMPACT MEDIA, INC.)
  • K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWDM (88.7 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: W. DES MOINES COMM. SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Dallas Center:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • K29EA (Channel 29; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K46EY (Channel 46; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dallas Center)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.688056 Lon: -93.968889, Call Sign: WPYZ274
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.512 MHz, 464.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/05/2003, Expiration Date: 12/05/2013, Certifier: Randy Scott
    Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co., 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • West Des Moines IA 2, County Road 22 (Lat: 41.627694 Lon: -93.895861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 93.3 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQIZ789
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2008, Expiration Date: 06/30/2018, Cancellation Date: 12/30/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • DALLAS CNT, 1107 Sycamore (Lat: 41.684000 Lon: -93.959611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 52.7 m, Call Sign: WQNQ277
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2011, Expiration Date: 04/15/2021, Certifier: Scott Perich
    Registrant: Skybeam Acquisition Corporation, 400 Inverness Parkway, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (970) 402-0420, Fax: (303) 330-0256, Email:
  • 22018 T AVE, Lat: 41.718250 Lon: -93.905306, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 33 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: WQOU655
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/2012, Expiration Date: 02/03/2022, Certifier: Nathan J Leerhoff
    Registrant: Bits Of Technology Wireless Internet LLC, 14241 210th St., Perry, IA 50220, Phone: (515) 208-4401, Fax: (641) 744-2123, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dallas Center)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: LAUTON ROBERT RAF 2000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 48RL , Serial Number: 42-95-6-185, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 04/02/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Thomas, 24572 N Ave, Dallas Center, IA 50063
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 340A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520-NB (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 500QV , Serial Number: 340A0699, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Myron E Stine, 29333 Woodland Hills Dr, Dallas Center, IA 50063

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$82,5201$127,2406$179,9731$39,980
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$119,9250$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$180,2700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0502.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$83,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0502.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Dallas Center

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dallas Center, IA
Most common first names in Dallas Center, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1881.2 years
Robert1670.8 years
Mary1482.8 years
William1383.0 years
Helen1084.6 years
Ralph974.2 years
Charles978.3 years
Margaret975.2 years
Ruth888.6 years
Fred772.0 years
Most common last names in Dallas Center, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hawbaker1578.5 years
Peitzman1177.0 years
Keller1181.8 years
Royer1187.2 years
Fox1077.7 years
Moser982.0 years
Stine888.2 years
Morgan781.3 years
Greif784.3 years
Nissly782.6 years

Businesses in Dallas Center, IA

  • U-Haul: 1

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Top Patent Applicants
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  • David W. Saunders (6)
  • Kent L. Hoeppner (1)
  • Edwin J. Anderson (1)
  • Roger A. Seei (1)
  • Mark C. Hersch (1)
  • Joseph W. Cover (1)
  • Kent Hoeppner (1)
  • David William Saunders (1)
  • Brittany Bitner (1)
  • Timothy Amos Wilcox (1)

Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2015.