Eagle Grove, Iowa

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Population in 2012: 3,515 (84% urban, 16% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.3%
 
Males: 1,786  (50.8%)
Females: 1,729  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50533.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,933 (it was $35,505 in 2000)
Eagle Grove:

$43,933
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,799 (it was $20,563 in 2000)

Eagle Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,092 (it was $42,800 in 2000)
Eagle Grove:

$57,092
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $67,566; Detached houses: $68,328; In 2-unit structures: $109,580; Mobile homes: $17,096

Median gross rent in 2012: $585.

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Eagle Grove races chart
  • White alone - 3,203 (89.4%)
  • Hispanic - 319 (8.9%)
  • Two or more races - 40 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 13 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.08%)

Races in Eagle Grove detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Eagle Grove: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.8%), Norwegian (15.0%), Irish (13.7%), English (5.4%), United States (3.3%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/16/1882

Land area: 3.97 square miles.

Population density: 886 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Eagle Grove,IA real estate house value index trend

Eagle Grove, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Eagle Grove:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eagle Grove city:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

267 residents are foreign born

This city:  7.4%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Eagle Grove, Iowa as of January 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Eagle Grove to the number of sex offenders is 502 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $882 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $712 (1.3%)

Eagle Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (46.2 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (145.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (323.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Goldfield, IA (2.2 miles ), Woolstock, IA (2.7 miles ), Thor, IA (2.8 miles) , Vincent, IA (2.8 miles) , Clarion, IA (3.1 miles ), Renwick, IA (3.5 miles ), Hardy, IA (3.5 miles) , Badger, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $35,700
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $235,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.67 N, Longitude: 93.90 W

Area code: 515

Eagle Grove household income distribution Eagle Grove home values distribution

Crime rates in Eagle Grove by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2006 2009 2012
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001010
per 100,000 0.00.027.60.030.60.0
Robberies 100000
per 100,000 27.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 3144711
per 100,000 80.926.8110.3113.2214.1309.6
Burglaries 205692011
per 100,000 539.4134.2165.5254.7611.8309.6
Thefts 431816193316
per 100,000 1159.7483.2441.3537.61009.5450.3
Auto thefts 001321
per 100,000 0.00.027.684.961.228.1
Arson 000011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.030.628.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 305.0) 112.835.578.771.6161.8108.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Eagle Grove detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.97
Iowa average:

1.72
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+1.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Eagle Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Eagle Grove, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 10/14/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Eagle Grove city center killed 6 people and injured 172 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the city center injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eagle Grove-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 233.3 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 296.5 miles away from Eagle Grove 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 429.8 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 253.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 239.5 miles away from Eagle Grove 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 412.3 miles away from the city 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 Wright County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eagle Grove topographic map

Birthplace of: Lynn Poole - Creator of the television program, Frances Lee - Actress and Ziegfeld Girl, Robert D. Blue - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Eagle Grove:

  • ROTARY ANN HOME (500 SOUTH BLAINE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Eagle Grove:

  • THE HEART OF WRIGHT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CLARION, IA)
  • IOWA SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-CLARION Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; CLARION, IA)
  • HAMILTON COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; WEBSTER CITY, IA)
  • SOUTHFIELD WELLNESS COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WEBSTER CITY, IA)
  • CRESTVIEW NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WEBSTER CITY, IA)

Airports located in Eagle Grove:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eagle Grove:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 20 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa State University (about 47 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 52 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Buena Vista University (about 67 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 68 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 70 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 75 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)

Public high school in Eagle Grove:

Public elementary/middle schools in Eagle Grove:

See full list of schools located in Eagle Grove, School District: EAGLE GROVE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Eagle Grove:

  • EAGLE GROVE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $177,757; Location: 101 S CADWELL; 31,078 books; 814 e-books; 2,606 audio materials; 1,034 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 80 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Eagle Grove: Eagle Grove (A), Eagle Grove Fire Department (B), Eagle Grove Department of Emergency Medical Services (C), Eagle Grove Museum (D), Eagle Grove Memorial Library (E), Eagle Grove Police Department (F), Eagle Grove City Hall (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Eagle Grove include: United Methodist Church (A), Mount Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Eagle Grove Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (D), Samuel Lutheran Church (E), Church of the Open Bible (F), United Church of Christ (G), Assembly of God Church (H), Grace and Glory Worship Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Eagle Grove include: Central Park (1), Greenwood Park (2), Hewitt Park (3), Jaycee Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Sandman Motel (1521 N Iowa Ave).

Wright 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 2009 was 46.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Eagle Grove and their reported violations in the past:

EAGLE GROVE WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 3712, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.0%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
11 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
84 people in nursing homes in 2000
14 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Eagle Grove, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Eagle Grove compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Eagle Grove (2011 data):

  • Security Savings Bank: Drive-In Branch at 319 West Broadway, branch established on 1966/12/23; at 201 West Broadway, branch established on 1899/03/01. Info updated 2007/02/21: Bank assets: $119.4 mil, Deposits: $95.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Dunn Investment Co.
  • First State Bank: Eagle Grove Branch at 323 South Commercial Avenue, branch established on 2001/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $283.6 mil, Deposits: $217.7 mil, headquarters in Webster City, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Van Diest Investment Company
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Eagle Grove Branch at 121 North Commercial Ave, branch established on 1948/07/30. 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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Eagle Grove travel time to work - commute Eagle Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eagle Grove city (based on Wright County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.44%
Here: 78.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents30.6%21.1%20.7%7.8%3.9%
Congregations21.4%16.7%7.1%9.5%7.1%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristReformed Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents3.5%2.2%2.1%1.7%6.6%
Congregations4.8%4.8%7.1%4.8%16.7%
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: 6
Wright County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Wright County:

9.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

9.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Wright County:

26.5%
Iowa:

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

16.3%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,584$43,0080$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,169$43,0141$376
Police Protection - Officers 7$27,261$46,7331$1,820
Firefighters 0$0 3$381
Streets and Highways 5$13,844$33,2260$0
Health 0$0 2$682
Sewerage 2$6,144$36,8640$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,305$31,8300$0
Water Supply 3$8,429$33,7160$0
Transit 0$0 1$1,388
Local Libraries 1$2,528$30,3364$4,441
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,052
Totals for Government 23$74,264$38,74613$10,140

Eagle Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $336,000 ($95.59)
    Sewerage: $94,000 ($26.74)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($2.56)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($1.71)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $398,000 ($113.23)
    Regular Highways: $332,000 ($94.45)
    Water Utilities: $329,000 ($93.60)
    Housing & Community Development: $210,000 ($59.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $199,000 ($56.61)
    Sewerage: $190,000 ($54.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $166,000 ($47.23)
    Health Services - Other: $153,000 ($43.53)
    Libraries: $147,000 ($41.82)
    Financial Administration: $85,000 ($24.18)
    General - Other: $84,000 ($23.90)
    Air Transportation: $53,000 ($15.08)
    Fire Protection: $39,000 ($11.10)
    Transit Utilities: $21,000 ($5.97)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($5.12)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($3.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($1.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $123,000 ($34.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $53,000 ($15.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($7.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $463,000 ($131.72)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($10.81)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($7.68)
    Fire Protection: $23,000 ($6.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($4.55)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($3.41)
    General Public Building: $10,000 ($2.84)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($2.28)
    Transit Utilities: $6,000 ($1.71)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($1.71)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($1.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $895,000 ($254.62)

Eagle Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $425,000 ($120.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $236,000 ($67.14)
    All Other: $142,000 ($40.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($6.26)
    Housing & Community Development: $6,000 ($1.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $179,000 ($50.92)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $46,000 ($13.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $101,000 ($28.73)
    Interest Earnings: $55,000 ($15.65)
    Rents: $12,000 ($3.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $377,000 ($107.25)
    Transit Utilities: $4,000 ($1.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $297,000 ($84.50)
    General Support: $108,000 ($30.73)
    All Other: $11,000 ($3.13)
    Transit Utilities: $8,000 ($2.28)
    Health & Hospitals: $3,000 ($0.85)
  • Tax - Property: $1,084,000 ($308.39)
    Total General Sales: $176,000 ($50.07)
    NEC: $5,000 ($1.42)

Eagle Grove government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,938,000 ($551.35)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $515,000 ($146.51)
    Water Utilities: $500,000 ($142.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,720,000 ($489.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $542,000 ($154.20)
    Water Utilities: $500,000 ($142.25)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $191,000 ($54.34)

Eagle Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,685,000 ($479.37)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $50,000 ($14.22)

5.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200535,184 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hamilton County, IA  0.50% ($28,040 average AGI)
from Hancock County, IA  0.42% ($74,429)
from Webster County, IA  0.42% ($26,476)


7.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200634,011 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hamilton County, IA  0.61% ($37,548 average AGI)
to Cerro Gordo County, IA  0.53% ($20,407)
to Hancock County, IA  0.43% ($23,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eagle Grove:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eagle Grove:

  • KJYL (100.7 FM; EAGLE GROVE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING,INC)
  • KIAQ (96.9 FM; CLARION, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KQWC-FM (95.7 FM; WEBSTER CITY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KHBT (97.7 FM; HUMBOLDT, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KUEL (92.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K206BF (89.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eagle Grove:

  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • K25FA (Channel 25; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K47EK (Channel 47; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K49DZ (Channel 49; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K55GV (Channel 55; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K57GN (Channel 57; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K61GF (Channel 61; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K19DX (Channel 19; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K27EW (Channel 27; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K33ED (Channel 33; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K51EP (Channel 51; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K53FD (Channel 53; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K59FM (Channel 59; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K69GZ (Channel 69; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Eagle Grove, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 123
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 86
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 199
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

Eagle Grove fatal accident list:

Sep 3, 2006 04:28 PM, Sr-17, Broadway St, Lat: 42.66393, Lon: -93.90472, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 13, 1988 07:41 PM, 17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 1975 08:33 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Eagle Grove)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Mp 21.5 Aei #1306 2916 Baxter, S Of Baxter & Cr C58 (Lat: 42.681944 Lon: -93.960556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WPHY671
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz, 918.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/14/2005, Expiration Date: 08/02/2015
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-0486, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 115 E Broadway (Lat: 42.660250 Lon: -93.902167), Call Sign: KNFE940
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/2012, Expiration Date: 04/12/2022
    Registrant: Electronic Specialties, Inc., 2103 Highway 169 North, Algona, IA 50511, Phone: (515) 295-7752, Fax: (515) 295-7238, Email:
  • 216 N Commercial (Lat: 42.668028 Lon: -93.896333), Call Sign: WQT967, Licensee ID: L00000015
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.375 MHz, 451.575 MHz, 456.375 MHz, 456.575 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/1999, Expiration Date: 01/12/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2002
    Registrant: Midamerican Energy Company, 666 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50303, Phone: (319) 333-8007
  • 2613 Baxter Ave (Lat: 42.685722 Lon: -93.961806), Call Sign: WQHS375
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/23/2007, Expiration Date: 10/23/2017, Certifier: Kent D Mccart
    Registrant: Fairchild Communications Inc., 709 10th St, Boone, IA 50036-2716, Phone: (515) 432-8602, Fax: (515) 432-1167, Email:
  • 221 N. Kirkwood Avenue (Lat: 42.665833 Lon: -93.892333), Call Sign: WQNY391
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.387 MHz, 456.512 MHz, 457.037 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/06/2011, Expiration Date: 07/06/2021, Certifier: Dustin Eimers
    Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Desmoines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Eagle Grove)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3653L , Serial Number: 17253822, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 11/02/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Kent T Ristau, 310 S Jackson Ave, Eagle Grove, IA 50533
  • Aircraft: SIX CHUTER - PROWLER DE PROWLER DE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5624C , Serial Number: 2838, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 11/23/2007
    Registrant (Individual): James K Fisher, 1395 295th St, Eagle Grove, IA 50533
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97842 , Serial Number: 108-842, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1967
    Registrant (Individual): James R Zigrang, 406 E Broadway, Eagle Grove, IA 50533

Most common first names in Eagle Grove, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3777.6 years
Harold2676.3 years
Robert2573.3 years
Mary2476.9 years
George2276.8 years
Anna2084.7 years
Ruth1982.9 years
Charles1975.9 years
Arthur1879.8 years
James1875.5 years
Most common last names in Eagle Grove, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3681.7 years
Thompson3379.8 years
Anderson2876.8 years
Nelson2777.6 years
Larson2181.4 years
Hanson1882.2 years
Christensen1885.1 years
Smith1777.6 years
Spangler1676.4 years
Olson1580.1 years
Businesses in Eagle Grove, IA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1RadioShack1
Ford1U-Haul1
Jones New York1U.S. Cellular1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
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