Dallas Center, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 1,776 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.3%
 
Males: 902  (50.8%)
Females: 874  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 50063.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $71,717 (it was $52,883 in 2000)
Dallas Center:

$71,717
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,568 (it was $20,038 in 2000)

Dallas Center city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $188,990 (it was $96,000 in 2000)
Dallas Center:

$188,990
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $205,166; detached houses: $207,127; townhouses or other attached units: $141,911

Median gross rent in 2019: $746.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dallas Center: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.6%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Dallas Center, IA (2019)
    • 1,46295.5%White alone
    • 261.7%Hispanic
    • 120.8%Black alone
    • 60.4%Two or more races
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (31.1%), American (18.4%), Irish (6.7%), English (6.4%), Swedish (5.8%), Norwegian (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/22/1880

Elevation: 1072 feet

Land area: 4.42 square miles.

Population density: 402 people per square mile   (low).

Dallas Center, Iowa map

33 residents are foreign born (0.7% Africa, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This city:

2.0%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,837 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,429 (1.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.68 N, Longitude: 93.96 W

Area code: 515

Distribution of median household income in Dallas Center, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dallas Center, IA in 2019
Dallas Center satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $251,500
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $292,400
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $320,600
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $288,500
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $279,600
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $359,800
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $316,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Dallas Center, IA residents
Average permit cost in Dallas Center, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.2%
Iowa:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +93 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in Dallas Center, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (15.7%)
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Social assistance (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Dallas Center, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Registered nurses (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Child care workers (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)

Average climate in Dallas Center, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dallas Center, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.8. This is about average.

City:

66.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.214. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.214
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.75. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.75
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0417. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0417
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.10
U.S.:

8.46

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 significantly above Iowa state average. It is 222% 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 397.1 miles away from Dallas Center 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 391.5 miles away from Dallas Center center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 451.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 391.5 miles away from Dallas Center 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 the city 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
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 (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 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:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dallas Center:

See full list of schools located in Dallas Center

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Dallas Center:

Marital status in Dallas Center, IA
  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Dallas Center:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dallas Center, IA (based on Dallas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.22 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

6.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
Iowa:

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

17.1%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dallas Center:

52.6%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.7%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Dallas Center:

28.4
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dallas Center:

19.6%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dallas Center:

8.8%
Iowa:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dallas Center:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dallas Center:

33.4%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Dallas Center:

59.6%
Iowa:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.7%
Iowa:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dallas Center, 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 Government Administration 2$7,823$46,9382$585
Local Libraries 1$3,171$38,0524$1,986
Police Protection - Officers 1$5,031$60,3720$0
Water Supply 1$6,067$72,8040$0
Sewerage 1$3,631$43,5720$0
Totals for Government 6$25,723$51,4466$2,571

Dallas Center government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,570,000 ($884.01)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($168.92)
    Regular Highways: $241,000 ($135.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $224,000 ($126.13)
    Sewerage: $218,000 ($122.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $216,000 ($121.62)
    Libraries: $163,000 ($91.78)
    Police Protection: $143,000 ($80.52)
    General - Other: $141,000 ($79.39)
    Financial Administration: $99,000 ($55.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $59,000 ($33.22)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $25,000 ($14.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($13.51)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($10.70)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($8.45)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($1.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $140,000 ($78.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $456,000 ($256.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $60,000 ($33.78)

Dallas Center government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $336,000 ($189.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $236,000 ($132.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($19.14)
    Other: $9,000 ($5.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $77,000 ($43.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $23,000 ($12.95)
    Rents: $22,000 ($12.39)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($9.01)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.13)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $386,000 ($217.34)
    Electric Utilities: $53,000 ($29.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $201,000 ($113.18)
    General Local Government Support: $29,000 ($16.33)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.69)
  • Tax - Property: $942,000 ($530.41)
    Other License: $32,000 ($18.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $13,000 ($7.32)

Dallas Center government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,006,000 ($2818.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,834,000 ($2721.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $172,000 ($96.85)

Dallas Center government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,579,000 ($2578.27)

13.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($85,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.49%
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  7.13% ($97,901 average AGI)
from Warren County, IA  0.31% ($65,360)
from Johnson County, IA  0.25% ($65,000)


9.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,497 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.99%
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  5.35% ($76,251 average AGI)
to Warren County, IA  0.28% ($82,616)
to Guthrie County, IA  0.18% ($60,250)

Businesses in Dallas Center, IA

  • U-Haul: 1

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.)

Dallas Center fatal accident list:

Sep 7, 2002 01:40 PM, Sr-44, Lat: 41.688373, Lon: -94.021161, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jan 23, 2001 04:49 PM, Sr-44, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 3, 2000 05:05 PM, Sr-44, Lat: 41.688238, Lon: -93.961170, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.1mTotal length
  • 4,365Total average daily traffic
  • 274Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,365Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 41.688056 Lon: -93.968889, Call Sign: WPYZ274,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.512 MHz, 464.837 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2013, Expiration Date: 12/05/2023, Certifier: Randy Scott, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 1204 Linden St (Lat: 41.679722 Lon: -93.958889), Call Sign: WQZG279,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.237 MHz, 467.237 MHz, 462.287 MHz, 467.287 MHz, 462.337 MHz, 467.337 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.437 MHz, Grant Date: 05/08/2017, Expiration Date: 05/08/2027, Certifier: Maureen Cahill, Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-8353, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Fax: (952) 469-0170, Email:
  • Lat: 41.699722 Lon: -93.916528, Call Sign: WRFK559,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.125 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2020, Expiration Date: 03/20/2030, Certifier: Daniel Knoll, Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dallas Center)
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 in Dallas Center, IA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dallas Center, IA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of fire incidents - 30 took place in 2011, and the least - 2 in 2008. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dallas Center, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.9%), and Structure Fires (39.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dallas Center, IA
    • 11741.9%Outside Fires
    • 11139.8%Structure Fires
    • 2910.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 227.9%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dallas Center, IA
  • 76.1%Utility gas
  • 17.1%Electricity
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dallas Center, IA
  • 72.1%Utility gas
  • 27.9%Electricity


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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David W. Saunders (6)
  • Kent L. Hoeppner (1)
  • Dave Steinick (1)
  • Edwin J. Anderson (1)
  • Roger A. Seei (1)
  • Joseph W. Cover (1)
  • Kent Hoeppner (1)
  • David William Saunders (1)
  • Brittany Bitner (1)
  • Timothy Amos Wilcox (1)

Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2023.