Earlham, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 1,400 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.9%
 
Males: 729  (52.1%)
Females: 671  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50072.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,687 (it was $42,917 in 2000)
Earlham:

$63,687
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,410 (it was $20,659 in 2000)

Earlham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $161,631 (it was $89,000 in 2000)
Earlham:

$161,631
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $154,703; detached houses: $161,263; townhouses or other attached units: $121,376; mobile homes: $14,130

Median gross rent in 2017: $770.

March 2019 cost of living index in Earlham: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.6%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Earlham, IA (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Earlham, Iowa as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Earlham is 384 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (37.2%), American (19.0%), European (7.8%), English (6.9%), Norwegian (4.7%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/26/1870

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,442 people per square mile   (low).

Earlham, Iowa map

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,543 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,562 (1.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.49 N, Longitude: 94.12 W

Area code: 515

Distribution of median household income in Earlham, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Earlham, IA in 2017
Earlham satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $290,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $303,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Earlham, IA residents
Average permit cost in Earlham, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +127 (+10.8%).
Most common industries in Earlham, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (14.3%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Truck transportation (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (26.0%)
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Social assistance (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Public administration (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Earlham, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Other financial specialists (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.4%)
  • Child care workers (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

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 Earlham 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 Earlham 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 Earlham 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 the city 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 Earlham 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 (13).
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)

Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Earlham:

Marital status in Earlham, IA
  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Earlham:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Earlham
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Earlham, IA (based on Madison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.2%
State:

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

13.6%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.8%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.8%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Earlham:

29.6
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Earlham:

21.3%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Earlham:

13.9%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Earlham:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Earlham:

42.5%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

55.8%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.1%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Earlham, IA Residents
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
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,133
Totals for Government 2$6,675$40,05025$13,309

Earlham government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $164,000 ($117.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $140,000 ($100.00)
    Regular Highways: $136,000 ($97.14)
    Police Protection: $132,000 ($94.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $119,000 ($85.00)
    Sewerage: $116,000 ($82.86)
    Libraries: $56,000 ($40.00)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($31.43)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($23.57)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($19.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000 ($12.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($10.00)
    Health - Other: $10,000 ($7.14)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $10,000 ($7.14)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($6.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($40.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($5.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($5.71)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($5.00)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($2.14)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($2.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $264,000 ($188.57)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($42.14)

Earlham government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $233,000 ($166.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000 ($92.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000 ($23.57)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($2.14)
    Other: $2,000 ($1.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000 ($44.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $41,000 ($29.29)
    Special Assessments: $31,000 ($22.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $19,000 ($13.57)
    Rents: $10,000 ($7.14)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $288,000 ($205.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $138,000 ($98.57)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.71)
  • Tax - Property: $456,000 ($325.71)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $96,000 ($68.57)
    Other License: $6,000 ($4.29)

Earlham government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,572,000 ($1837.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,444,000 ($1745.71)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,318,000 ($1655.71)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,190,000 ($1564.29)

Earlham government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $973,000 ($695.00)

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 184ft / 56.1mTotal length
  • 137,450Total average daily traffic
  • 35,226Total average daily truck traffic
  • 104,870Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Earlham, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 31910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Earlham, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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 Broadcast 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: 05/27/2015, Expiration Date: 08/21/2025, Certifier: Peggy Crabbs, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4500, Email:
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2016, 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:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

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 fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 27 took place in 2017, and the least - 1 in 2004. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Earlham, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (60.7%), and Structure Fires (19.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Earlham, IA
    • 14760.7%Outside Fires
    • 4719.4%Structure Fires
    • 4016.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 83.3%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Earlham, IA
  • 80.5%Utility gas
  • 17.7%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Earlham, IA
  • 65.1%Utility gas
  • 34.9%Electricity


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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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