Eldora, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 2,714 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.6%
 
Males: 1,413  (52.1%)
Females: 1,301  (47.9%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50627.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,796 (it was $33,170 in 2000)
Eldora:

$45,796
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,113 (it was $15,459 in 2000)

Eldora city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,165 (it was $51,200 in 2000)
Eldora:

$86,165
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $551.

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  • Races in Eldora, IA (2013)

    Eldora races chart
    • 2,38886.9%White alone
    • 1094.0%Two or more races
    • 983.6%Asian alone
    • 662.4%Hispanic
    • 642.3%Black alone
    • 130.5%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Eldora: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.0%), Irish (10.4%), English (9.3%), Norwegian (7.2%), United States (5.5%), Dutch (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/1/1895

Elevation: 1088 feet

Land area: 4.35 square miles.

Population density: 625 people per square mile   (low).

Eldora,IA real estate house value index trend

Eldora, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Eldora:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eldora city:

  • Never married: 34.0%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

72 residents are foreign born (1.4% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

This city:

2.4%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Eldora, Iowa as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Eldora to the number of sex offenders is 169 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,487 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,625 (2.0%)

Eldora satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (35.6 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (168.3 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (280.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Steamboat Rock, IA (1.9 miles ), New Providence, IA (2.5 miles ), Owasa, IA (2.7 miles) , Union, IA (2.9 miles ), Whitten, IA (2.9 miles) , Wellsburg, IA (3.2 miles ), Hubbard, IA (3.3 miles ), Liscomb, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $72,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.36 N, Longitude: 93.10 W

Area code: 641

Eldora household income distribution Eldora home values distribution

Crime rates in Eldora by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.034.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 002011013011
per 100,000 0.00.068.90.034.435.90.037.0110.90.036.737.1
Robberies 000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.037.1
Assaults 6147128597419
per 100,000 197.932.8137.8237.134.471.7292.6185.0332.6254.9146.7705.3
Burglaries 7716973211138720
per 100,000 230.9229.8551.3304.9241.0107.673.2407.0480.4291.3256.8742.4
Thefts 727687763243272019163332
per 100,000 2,374.72,495.12,997.92,574.51,101.91,541.8987.6739.9702.1582.71,210.61,187.8
Auto thefts 531241234332
per 100,000 164.998.534.567.8137.735.973.2111.0147.8109.2110.174.2
Arson 003110100001
per 100,000 0.00.0103.433.934.40.036.60.00.00.00.037.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.3) 170.2135.4253.4184.0182.0119.5113.2138.7237.6107.4139.1298.4

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

Crime rate in Eldora detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
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: -4 (-0.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Eldora, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Eldora-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/2008, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the Eldora city center killed 9 people and injured 70 people and caused $100 million in damages.

On 5/30/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eldora-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 83% 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 385.2 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 271.5 miles away from Eldora 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 367.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 225.0 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 406.1 miles away from Eldora center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 342.4 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 Hardin County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eldora topographic map

Birthplace of: Kay Griffel - Operatic spinto soprano, Thomas DeBaggio - Writer, Codie Fetters - College football player (Northern Iowa Panthers), George Gardner Fagg - Federal judge, Polly Granzow - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Eldora:

  • ELDORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (2413 EDGINGTON AVENUE)
  • GREENBELT HOME CARE (2411 EDGINGTON AVENUE)
  • ELDORA NURSING AND REHAB CENTE (1510 22ND STREET)
  • VALLEY VIEW CARE CENTER (2313 15TH AVENUE)
  • VALLEY VIEW NURSING AND REHAB CE (2313 15TH AVENUE)

Airports located in Eldora:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eldora:

  • University of Northern Iowa (about 35 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; Full-time enrollment: 10,816)
  • Iowa State University (about 37 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 40 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 53 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 56 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 57 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Drake University (about 60 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)

Public high school in Eldora:

Public elementary/middle schools in Eldora:

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Library in Eldora:

  • ELDORA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $148,691; Location: 1202 10TH ST; 33,438 books; 995 audio materials; 1,153 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 74 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Eldora: Hardin County Historical Farm (A), Eldora (B), Hardin County Fairgrounds (C), Greenbelt Speedway (D), Hardin County Rescue Squad South (E), Eldora Emergency Medical Services (F), Hardin County Courthouse (G), Hardin County Sheriff's Office (H), Eldora Library (I), Eldora Fire Department (J), Eldora City Hall (K), Eldora Police Department (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Eldora include: First Baptist Church (A), Christian Church (B), First Assembly of God Church (C), First Congregational Church (D), United Methodist Church (E), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (F), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Eldora Cemetery (1), Ellsworth Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Pine Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Eldora include: Eldora City Park (1), Eldora Municipal Park (2), Civil War Statue (3), Edgington Land Patent Historical Marker (4), Memorial to Eldora Pioneers Historical Marker (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hardin County Historical Farm Museum (203 Washington Street), Adventure Travel (Recreational Trips & Guides; 1426 14th Street), Rock & Row Adventures Iowa (Tours & Charters; 32488 215th Street).

Hotels: Eldora Motel (1315 23rd Street), Motel the Village (2005 Edgington Avenue).

Courts: Iowa State - Judicial Department- Clerk Of District Court (1215 Edgington Avenue), Juvenile Department & Juvenile Court Officer (1215 Edgington), Hardin County of Juvenile Court Office (1215 Edgington Avenue).

Hardin 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 Eldora and their reported violations in the past:

PINE LAKE CHRISTIAN CENTER (Address: 32203 230 ST , Population served: 205, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2011), St BCA signed (3 times from NOV-30-2011 to FEB-23-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2011), St BCA signed (3 times from NOV-30-2011 to FEB-23-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2011), St BCA signed (2 times from NOV-30-2011 to FEB-23-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2011), St BCA signed (2 times from NOV-30-2011 to FEB-23-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-26-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-29-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-04-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2009)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-26-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-26-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

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

  • ELDORA WATER SUPPLY (Address: 1442 WASHINGTON ST CITY HALL , Population served: 2,732, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCK N ROW ADVENTURES (Address: 32488 215th ST , Population served: 44, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.0%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 35.3% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Eldora in 2010:

  • 147 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 62 people in federal detention centers

People in group quarters in Eldora in 2000:

  • 200 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 118 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Eldora, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Eldora compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Eldora (2011 data):

  • Green Belt Bank & Trust: Eldora Branch at 1509 Edgington Avenue, branch established on 2005/06/27. Info updated 2010/08/26: Bank assets: $320.7 mil, Deposits: $290.9 mil, headquarters in Iowa Falls, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Green Belt Bancorporation
  • Hardin County Savings Bank: at 1414 Edgington Avenue, branch established on 1868/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $163.4 mil, Deposits: $135.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Hardin County Bancorporation
  • Great Western Bank: Eldora Branch at 1402 Washington Street, branch established on 1973/10/05. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eldora city (based on Hardin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,02527
Evangelical Protestant3,83426
Catholic8832
Other41
Orthodox--
None5,788-
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: 6
Hardin County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hardin County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Hardin County:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

8.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

27.9%
Iowa:

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

15.8%
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
Financial Administration 3$3,580$14,3200$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,000$24,0006$234
Police Protection - Officers 4$6,120$18,3604$266
Firefighters 0$0 25$1,239
Streets and Highways 5$7,570$18,1685$1,882
Sewerage 2$2,830$16,9801$2,491
Parks and Recreation 1$1,110$13,32020$13,950
Water Supply 2$2,575$15,4501$2,491
Other and Unallocable 3$9,676$38,7041$1,250
Totals for Government 21$35,461$20,26363$23,803

Eldora government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $476,000 ($175.39)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($18.42)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $288,000 ($106.12)
    Regular Highways: $274,000 ($100.96)
    Sewerage: $240,000 ($88.43)
    General Public Buildings: $186,000 ($68.53)
    Water Utilities: $184,000 ($67.80)
    Other Hospitals: $179,000 ($65.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $162,000 ($59.69)
    Health Services - Other: $148,000 ($54.53)
    Libraries: $105,000 ($38.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000 ($37.21)
    Fire Protection: $54,000 ($19.90)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($17.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $36,000 ($13.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000 ($43.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($14.74)
    Libraries: $34,000 ($12.53)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($8.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($8.47)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($5.16)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($4.42)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($1.11)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $825,000 ($303.98)

Eldora government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $418,000 ($154.02)
    All Other: $146,000 ($53.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $86,000 ($31.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $32,000 ($11.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,000 ($7.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $532,000 ($196.02)
    Interest Earnings: $61,000 ($22.48)
    Rents: $18,000 ($6.63)
    Special Assessments: $7,000 ($2.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $258,000 ($95.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $245,000 ($90.27)
    All Other: $153,000 ($56.37)
    General Support: $63,000 ($23.21)
  • Tax - Property: $853,000 ($314.30)
    Total General Sales: $217,000 ($79.96)
    Public Utilities: $41,000 ($15.11)
    NEC: $9,000 ($3.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000 ($1.11)

Eldora government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,929,000 ($1079.22)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $143,000 ($52.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,355,000 ($499.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,383,000 ($509.58)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $334,000 ($123.07)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,712,000 ($999.26)

5.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
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 Black Hawk County, IA  0.43% ($38,536 average AGI)
from Franklin County, IA  0.43% ($30,821)
from Story County, IA  0.38% ($39,080)


5.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
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 Story County, IA  0.64% ($44,095 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.42% ($34,250)
to Franklin County, IA  0.41% ($25,556)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eldora:

  • 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.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KIFG (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFJB (1230 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eldora:

  • KDAO-FM (99.5 FM; ELDORA, IA; Owner: ELDORA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCRR (97.7 FM; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQCR-FM (98.9 FM; PARKERSBURG, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING INC)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KIFG-FM (95.3 FM; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eldora:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
Eldora fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Eldora fatal accident list:

Jun 7, 2004 02:30 AM, Sr-175, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 23, 1990 03:00 AM, 175, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 2413 Edginton Ave (Lat: 42.359694 Lon: -93.112694), Call Sign: KKR689, Licensee ID: L00026941
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.865 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/24/2002
    Registrant: City Of Eldora, 2413 Edgington Ave, Eldora, IA 50627, Phone: (515) 858-5416
  • 2413 Edgington Ave (Lat: 42.359694 Lon: -93.112694), Call Sign: KKL919, Licensee ID: L00026941
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/08/1997, Expiration Date: 07/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/24/2002
    Registrant: Eldora Regional Medical Center, 2413 Edgington Ave, Eldora, IA 50627, Phone: (515) 858-5416
  • VERIZON TOWER, 419 17th Street (Lat: 42.368139 Lon: -93.104111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WQAQ571
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/20/2004, Expiration Date: 07/20/2014, Certifier: Tim Smith
    Registrant: Geocomm, Inc., 13517 Larkin Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55305, Phone: (952) 541-0747, Fax: (952) 541-0748, Email:
  • 30473 260th St. (Lat: 42.325556 Lon: -93.110556), Call Sign: WQEG780
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2006, Expiration Date: 01/23/2016, Certifier: Butch Pieters
    Registrant: Racom Corp., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (888) 751-1090, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • ELDORA, 1000 Ft N Int 210th St & Rt 118 (Lat: 42.396667 Lon: -93.068611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WPJA732
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, 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:
  • ELDORA, Lat: 42.364694 Lon: -93.096111, Call Sign: WPVX435, Licensee ID: L00013391
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2012, Expiration Date: 08/29/2022, Certifier: Dale Seaton
    Registrant: City Of Eldora
  • MAIN TOWER, .3 Mi Nw Of Junction Co Rds D41 & D55, 3.5 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 42.398694 Lon: -93.143556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 114.3 m, Overall height: 120.4 m, Call Sign: WQNI251, Licensee ID: L00026882
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/2011, Expiration Date: 02/10/2021, Certifier: Tim Smith
    Registrant: County Of Hardin, 1116 14th Avenue, Eldora, IA 50627, Phone: (641) 939-8189, Fax: (641) 939-8249, Email:
  • ELDORA VERIZ, 419 17th Street (Lat: 42.368139 Lon: -93.104111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WQNI254, Licensee ID: L00026882
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/2011, Expiration Date: 02/10/2021, Certifier: Tim Smith
    Registrant: County Of Hardin, 1116 14th Avenue, Eldora, IA 50627, Phone: (641) 939-8189, Fax: (641) 939-8249, Email:
  • ELDORA DT, 1705 21st Street (Lat: 42.356722 Lon: -93.107000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQOH987
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/04/2011, Expiration Date: 10/04/2021, 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:
  • ELDORA, 409 17th Street (Lat: 42.368222 Lon: -93.104222), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQQP475
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/07/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Eldora)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6931S , Serial Number: 15067631, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 10/14/1967
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Lake Flying Club Pine, 1501 11th St, Eldora, IA 50627, Other Owners: Richard Gehrke, Ken Reece, Peter Ponder
  • Aircraft: BEECH A23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7340T , Serial Number: M-860, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/1965
    Registrant (Corporation): Thunderbird Flyers LLC, 909 11th St, Eldora, IA 50627
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93576 , Serial Number: 899, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1956
    Registrant (Individual): George K Knutzon, 2008 Washington St, Eldora, IA 50627

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Eldora, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3775.5 years
Mary2881.6 years
William2778.4 years
Helen2382.7 years
Anna2288.6 years
Robert2072.2 years
Harold1980.7 years
James1875.7 years
Ruth1879.2 years
George1778.3 years
Most common last names in Eldora, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Steinfeldt1683.3 years
Ziesman1683.8 years
Balvanz1581.1 years
Smith1579.9 years
Brown1179.7 years
Johnson1177.8 years
Granzow1084.4 years
Williams1077.8 years
Daleske1075.1 years
Schwarck977.8 years
Businesses in Eldora, IA
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Subway1UPS1

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