Elkhart, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 691 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +90.9%
Males: 358  (51.9%)
Females: 333  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  30.6 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50073.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,041 (it was $33,000 in 2000)
Elkhart:

$50,041
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,905 (it was $20,397 in 2000)

Elkhart city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $138,860 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Elkhart:

$138,860
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $109,682; Detached houses: $143,593; Townhouses or other attached units: $99,794; Mobile homes: $53,047

Median gross rent in 2012: $420.

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Elkhart races chart
  • White alone - 644 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 26 (3.8%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elkhart: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.1%), United States (8.7%), Irish (7.8%), Norwegian (7.4%), English (6.0%), Czech (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/27/1904

Elevation: 788 feet

Land area: 1.18 square miles.

Population density: 585 people per square mile   (low).

Elkhart,IA real estate house value index trend

Elkhart, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Elkhart:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elkhart city:

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 12.8%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Elkhart, Iowa as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Elkhart to the number of sex offenders is 691 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,226 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,200 (1.6%)

Elkhart satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (14.8 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (134.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (301.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Alleman, IA (2.2 miles ), Ankeny, IA (2.5 miles ), Cambridge, IA (2.7 miles ), Bondurant, IA (2.8 miles ), Huxley, IA (2.9 miles ), Saylorville, IA (3.0 miles ), Maxwell, IA (3.1 miles ), Polk City, IA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $63,600
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $101,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $527,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $527,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.79 N, Longitude: 93.52 W

Area code: 515

Elkhart household income distribution Elkhart home values distribution

Property values in Elkhart, IA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.3%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-2.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Religious workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (14%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Elkhart, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elkhart-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Elkhart city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elkhart-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% 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 377.1 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 361.5 miles away from Elkhart center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 296.1 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 240.2 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 384.3 miles away from Elkhart 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 132.4 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 Polk County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elkhart topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elkhart:

  • MILL-POND RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ANKENY, IA)
  • ON WITH LIFE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ANKENY, IA)
  • POLK CITY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; POLK CITY, IA)
  • EASTON HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DES MOINES, IA)
  • TRINITY CENTER AT LUTHER PARK (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DES MOINES, IA)
  • QHC MITCHELLVILLE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MITCHELLVILLE, IA)
  • VALLEY VIEW VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DES MOINES, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkhart:

  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 8 miles; Ankeny, IA; Full-time enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 15 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Iowa State University (about 18 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 60 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 75 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 76 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 79 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)

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Notable locations in Elkhart: Elkhart (A), Elkhart City Hall (B), Elkhart Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Elkhart include: Faith Christian Fellowship (A), Christian Church (B), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Lake Ahquabi Campground (Amusement & Theme Parks; 15792 118th Avenue).

Polk 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 69.2. This is about average.

City:

69.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.224. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.224
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.07
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.0697. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0697
U.S.:

1.9290

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 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 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.16
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.7%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.4%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Elkhart compared to Iowa state average:

  • Black 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 below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhood in Elkhart (Elkhart, Iowa Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Elkhart city (based on Polk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.19%
Here: 48.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God
Adherents32.2%13.1%11.0%5.5%5.5%
Congregations6.6%9.4%13.5%5.9%4.9%
NameLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents4.4%3.9%2.9%2.9%18.5%
Congregations3.8%5.9%1.4%1.7%46.9%
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: 63
Polk County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Polk County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 158
Polk County:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 316
Here:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

25.8%
Iowa:

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

13.5%
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 14$3,810
Firefighters 0$0 2$36
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,317
Totals for Government 0$0 18$5,163

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $31,000 ($44.86)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($40.52)
    Fire Protection: $23,000 ($33.29)
    Health Services - Other: $18,000 ($26.05)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($24.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($23.15)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($11.58)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($7.24)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($7.24)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($7.24)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($5.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($4.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($2.89)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($1.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($1.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($10.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($39.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $29,000 ($41.97)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $21,000 ($30.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($4.34)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($2.89)
    All Other: $1,000 ($1.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,000 ($17.37)
    General Support: $4,000 ($5.79)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $31,000 ($44.86)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $51,000 ($73.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $29,000 ($41.97)
  • Tax - Property: $51,000 ($73.81)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($5.79)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($2.89)
    NEC: $2,000 ($2.89)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $120,000 ($173.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $115,000 ($166.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,000 ($7.24)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $43,000 ($62.23)

5.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Iowa average:

5.75%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($110 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.02%
Iowa average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dallas County, IA  0.63% ($45,095 average AGI)
from Story County, IA  0.43% ($37,997)
from Warren County, IA  0.34% ($33,308)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Iowa average:

5.94%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($233 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.03%
Iowa average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, IA  0.95% ($57,124 average AGI)
to Warren County, IA  0.34% ($42,170)
to Story County, IA  0.25% ($30,347)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elkhart:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KASI (1430 AM; 1 kW; AMES, IA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elkhart:

  • 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)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVJZ (106.3 FM; ANKENY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCCQ (105.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFGQ-FM (99.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KCOB-FM (95.9 FM; NEWTON, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elkhart:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K29EA (Channel 29; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • KFPX (Channel 39; NEWTON, IA; Owner: PAXSON DES MOINES LICENSE, INC.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K46EY (Channel 46; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • ELKHART, 100 Ft N Of Main St (Lat: 41.793306 Lon: -93.526861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WNEG465
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz, 6735.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/31/2009, Expiration Date: 01/25/2020
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • 1162 STALL, 2241 Ne 142nd Ave (Lat: 41.820528 Lon: -93.571306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPNH335
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2007, Certifier: Dan Menser
    Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th St, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 378-4000, Email:
  • ELKHART, 100' N Of Main St (Lat: 41.793306 Lon: -93.526861), Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WPOR837
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.331 MHz, 952.331 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2009, Expiration Date: 01/25/2019
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:
  • ALLEMAN, 2521 Ne 142nd St (Lat: 41.819944 Lon: -93.571833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.7 m, Call Sign: WPWF374
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 10552.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/2012, Expiration Date: 11/04/2022, 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:
  • Volz, 126th Ave. & 29th St. (Volz# 50822) (Lat: 41.792250 Lon: -93.559361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.2 m, Call Sign: WQIZ801
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2008, Expiration Date: 06/30/2018, Cancellation Date: 12/30/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC0LGH, Licensee ID: L00392199
    Grant Date: 09/29/2011, Expiration Date: 09/29/2021, Certifier: Jason W Lemke
    Registrant: Jason W Lemke, 521 E Elm, Elkhart, IA 50073
  • Call Sign: KC0QNX, Licensee ID: L00729029
    Grant Date: 08/12/2003, Expiration Date: 08/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/13/2010, Certifier: Kevin L Burt
    Registrant: Kevin L Burt, 4008 Ne 126 Th Ave, Elkhart, IA 50073
  • Call Sign: W0NQ, Previous Call Sign: KC0QNX, Licensee ID: L00729029
    Grant Date: 08/13/2010, Expiration Date: 08/13/2020, Certifier: Kevin L Burt
    Registrant: Kevin L Burt, 4008 Ne 126 Th Ave, Elkhart, IA 50073

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 201PL , Serial Number: 24-0284, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Paul Reinke, 5750 Ne 118th Ave, Elkhart, IA 50073
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2476R , Serial Number: 18255576, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 05/29/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Richard J Bascom, 14409 Ne 46th St, Elkhart, IA 50073
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7156A , Serial Number: 29256, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne Walk, Rr 1, Elkhart, IA 50073
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85-12F (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 77935 , Serial Number: 3662, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Paul A Reinke, 5750 Ne 118th Ave, Elkhart, IA 50073

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$173,895
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.01

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elkhart, IA
Most common first names in Elkhart, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary882.0 years
George675.3 years
Harold572.0 years
James575.4 years
John576.0 years
Ralph584.6 years
Henry480.0 years
Arthur481.5 years
Dorothy480.0 years
William375.0 years
Most common last names in Elkhart, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cory972.1 years
Albaugh775.6 years
Herman673.0 years
Wilson686.0 years
Ault573.4 years
Hall576.6 years
Spooner483.5 years
Law488.3 years
Owen478.5 years
Fontana377.0 years

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  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Timothy P. Heady (5)
  • Paul Reinke (4)
  • Jacob T. Klocke (1)
  • Scott F. Stueck (1)

Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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