Earlham, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 1,408 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.5%
 
Males: 678  (48.2%)
Females: 730  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  33.6 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50072.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $58,453 (it was $42,917 in 2000)
Earlham:

$58,453
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,290 (it was $20,659 in 2000)

Earlham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $130,065 (it was $89,000 in 2000)
Earlham:

$130,065
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $138,481; Detached houses: $145,206; Townhouses or other attached units: $156,809; Mobile homes: $13,208

Median gross rent in 2013: $843.

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  • Races in Earlham, IA (2010)

    Earlham races chart
    • 1,41497.5%White alone
    • 130.9%Two or more races
    • 120.8%Hispanic
    • 70.5%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Black alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Earlham: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.9%), Irish (13.0%), English (5.4%), United States (5.2%), Danish (3.0%), Norwegian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/26/1870

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,450 people per square mile   (low).

Earlham,IA real estate house value index trend

Earlham, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Earlham:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Earlham city:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Earlham, Iowa as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Earlham to the number of sex offenders is 286 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,060 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,911 (1.7%)

Earlham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (26.9 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (99.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (333.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dexter, IA (2.4 miles ), De Soto, IA (2.6 miles ), Redfield, IA (2.8 miles ), Diamondhead Lake, IA (2.9 miles ), Van Meter, IA (3.0 miles ), Adel, IA (3.2 miles ), Stuart, IA (3.2 miles ), Winterset, IA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.49 N, Longitude: 94.12 W

Area code: 515

Earlham household income distribution Earlham home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +127 (+10.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (31%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Earlham, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Earlham, Iowa average temperatures Earlham, Iowa average precipitation Earlham, Iowa humidity Earlham, Iowa wind speed Earlham, Iowa snowfall Earlham, Iowa sunshine Earlham, Iowa clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Earlham-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the Earlham city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 tornado 32.9 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Earlham-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 391.7 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 377.9 miles away from Earlham 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 95.2 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 304.4 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 260.2 miles away from Earlham 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 386.9 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 Madison County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Earlham topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Earlham:

  • EARLHAM HEALTH CARE CENTER (575 N W THIRD STREET PO BOX 297)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Earlham:

  • SUNNYBROOK OF ADEL (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ADEL, IA)
  • DALLAS COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ADEL, IA)
  • QHC WINTERSET NORTH, LLC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WINTERSET, IA)
  • MADISON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; WINTERSET, IA)
  • SPURGEON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; DALLAS CENTER, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Earlham:

  • Drake University (about 26 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 31 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa State University (about 45 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 70 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 89 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 89 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 96 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)

Public high school in Earlham:

Public elementary/middle schools in Earlham:

See full list of schools located in Earlham

Library in Earlham:

  • EARLHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $55,573; Location: 120 S CHESTNUT; 23,753 books; 270 audio materials; 1,002 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 33 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Earlham: Earlham (A), Farmers Co-op Elevator (B), Earlham Fire and Rescue (C), Earlham Library (D), Earlham City Hall (E), Earlham Police Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Earlham include: Earlham Friends Church (A), Church of Christ (B), United Methodist Church (C), Crossroad Evangelical Free Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Earlham Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Madison 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 47.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 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 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.16
U.S.:

9.14

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

  • EARLHAM MUNICIPAL WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,450, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.0%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.3% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.5%
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: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
26 people in nursing homes in 2000

Earlham 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Earlham (2011 data):

  • Earlham Savings Bank: Earlham Branch at 130 North Chestnut Street, branch established on 1993/04/05. Info updated 2009/04/24: Bank assets: $268.3 mil, Deposits: $229.9 mil, headquarters in West Des Moines, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Iowa average:

10.3

Earlham travel time to work - commute Earlham mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Earlham city (based on Madison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,24717
Evangelical Protestant1,83013
Catholic8102
Other1332
None9,659-
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: 2
Madison County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Madison County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

28.2%
Iowa:

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

13.6%
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 0$0 6$2,133
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,675$40,0500$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$2,453
Sewerage 0$0 4$1,993
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$467
Water Supply 0$0 4$2,786
Local Libraries 0$0 4$2,279
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,198
Totals for Government 2$6,675$40,05025$13,309

Earlham government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $63,000 ($44.74)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $347,000 ($246.45)
    Sewerage: $245,000 ($174.01)
    Regular Highways: $162,000 ($115.06)
    Police Protection: $126,000 ($89.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $119,000 ($84.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $107,000 ($75.99)
    Financial Administration: $65,000 ($46.16)
    Libraries: $49,000 ($34.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $46,000 ($32.67)
    General Public Buildings: $40,000 ($28.41)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $33,000 ($23.44)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($19.89)
    Health - Other: $18,000 ($12.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($3.55)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($2.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $65,000 ($46.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $351,000 ($249.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($33.38)

Earlham government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $178,000 ($126.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000 ($72.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($18.47)
    All Other: $20,000 ($14.20)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($2.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $27,000 ($19.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $64,000 ($45.45)
    Rents: $27,000 ($19.18)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($12.78)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.71)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($0.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $289,000 ($205.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $101,000 ($71.73)
  • Tax - Property: $382,000 ($271.31)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $75,000 ($53.27)
    Other License: $10,000 ($7.10)

Earlham government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,844,000 ($2019.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,715,000 ($1928.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $145,000 ($102.98)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,000 ($11.36)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $567,000 ($402.70)

5.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,063 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
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  1.93% ($50,873 average AGI)
from Dallas County, IA  0.61% ($59,457)
from Warren County, IA  0.35% ($43,600)


6.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
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  2.12% ($37,311 average AGI)
to Dallas County, IA  0.89% ($53,902)
to Warren County, IA  0.66% ($40,658)

Strongest AM radio stations in Earlham:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Earlham:

  • KKRF (107.9 FM; STUART, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZZQ (99.5 FM; WINTERSET, IA; Owner: POSITIVE IMPACT MEDIA, INC.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDLS-FM (105.5 FM; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Earlham:

  • 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.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • 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.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Earlham)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 0.5 Mile South Of Exit 106 (Lat: 41.512028 Lon: -94.081528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 114.3 m, Call Sign: WPRY824, Licensee ID: L00127121
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.162 MHz, 851.187 MHz, 851.212 MHz, 851.237 MHz, 851.562 MHz, 853.062 MHz, 853.112 MHz, 853.137 MHz, 853.512 MHz, 853.687 MHz... (+72 more)
    Grant Date: 03/17/2001, Expiration Date: 03/17/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2008, Certifier: Mary E Julius
    Registrant: Nextel Wip License Corp., 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4142, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 130 S Chestnut Ave (Lat: 41.491111 Lon: -94.121611), Call Sign: KNFL952
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.6600 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/05/1997, Expiration Date: 07/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2002
    Registrant: Gary P Risius, Earlham, IA 50072, Phone: (515) 758-2511
  • Adair Master Meter Vault 2 Mi S Of Hwy 80 & Hwy 6 (Lat: 41.466667 Lon: -94.233333), Type: Upole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPQK798
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/08/2005, Expiration Date: 08/21/2015, Certifier: Peggy Crabbs
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 930-4550
  • Jct Of Int 80 & Exit 106 (Lat: 41.513889 Lon: -94.080778), Call Sign: KNFY664, Licensee ID: L00015292
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/23/1997, Expiration Date: 09/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2002
    Registrant: Ferrellgas L P, One Liberty Plz, Liberty, MO 64068
  • 6 Mi S 2 1/4 Mi E (Lat: 41.405556 Lon: -94.079389), Call Sign: KVG717, Licensee ID: L00016902
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/1998, Expiration Date: 01/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2004
    Registrant: Barry H Trindle, 1660 Ironwood Trail, Earlham, IA 50072-8611
  • Township 78 N Range 28 W (Lat: 41.550278 Lon: -94.032722), Call Sign: WNHY780, Licensee ID: L00036965
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/2002, Expiration Date: 03/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2012
    Registrant: City Of Earlham, City Hall, Earlham, IA 50072, Phone: (515) 758-2281
  • Lat: 41.531639 Lon: -94.084944, Call Sign: WQEU616
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/2006, Expiration Date: 04/18/2016, Certifier: Maury Mitchell
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • EARLHAM, 2 Mi Se (Lat: 41.482222 Lon: -94.073889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WPJB568
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Earlham)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: STIRLING JOHN B STARDUSTER TOO (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1XY , Serial Number: 466, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 10/03/1983
    Registrant (Individual): James F Dba Price, Rr 1 Box 18b, Earlham, IA 50072, Other Owners: Surplus Contractors
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 100 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1360R , Serial Number: AA1B0660, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Craig E Devries, 1438 105th St, Earlham, IA 50072
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 8KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 101 mph), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2655Z , Serial Number: 359-78, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 2021 360th Court St, Earlham, IA 50072
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 36118 , Serial Number: 28-7890495, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 05/16/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Piper Archer LLC, 35155 Filmore Ct, Earlham, IA 50072
  • Aircraft: CAREY JAMES D WAG AERO SUPERSPORT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 940SS , Serial Number: .001, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1995
    Registrant (Individual): James D Carey, 410 Se 2nd Po Box 97, Earlham, IA 50072

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Incident types - Earlham

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Earlham, IA
Most common first names in Earlham, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1981.8 years
Hazel1183.6 years
William1178.1 years
Charles1076.2 years
John1073.4 years
Robert1065.0 years
James973.3 years
Harry878.2 years
Donald881.3 years
Fred880.5 years
Most common last names in Earlham, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2078.3 years
Standing890.8 years
Boyle878.7 years
Price877.6 years
Mapes778.4 years
Harris775.4 years
Algreen785.5 years
Moore677.3 years
Cook691.2 years
Stanley680.5 years

Earlham on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Finance and insurance"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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