Epworth, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 1,943 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +36.1%
Males: 1,006  (51.8%)
Females: 937  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  31.9 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52045.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $67,123 (it was $39,938 in 2000)
Epworth:

$67,123
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,253 (it was $15,869 in 2000)

Epworth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $149,004 (it was $84,500 in 2000)
Epworth:

$149,004
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $151,688; Detached houses: $164,854; Townhouses or other attached units: $157,584; Mobile homes: $9,836

Median gross rent in 2013: $678.

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  • Races in Epworth, IA (2010)

    Epworth races chart
    • 1,74493.8%White alone
    • 894.8%Asian alone
    • 140.8%Black alone
    • 80.4%Hispanic
    • 30.2%Two or more races
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Epworth: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (49.9%), Irish (23.3%), English (5.2%), Swedish (2.8%), Norwegian (2.3%), Polish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/20/1879

Elevation: 1040 feet

Land area: 1.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,483 people per square mile   (low).

Epworth,IA real estate house value index trend

Epworth, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Epworth:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Epworth city:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

96 residents are foreign born (4.5% Asia, 1.3% Europe).

This city:

6.7%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Epworth, Iowa as of May 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Epworth to the number of sex offenders is 1,913 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 2013: $2,208 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,398 (1.2%)

Epworth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (13.1 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (89.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (171.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Farley, IA (2.0 miles ), Peosta, IA (2.1 miles ), Graf, IA (2.1 miles) , Bankston, IA (2.2 miles) , Centralia, IA (2.3 miles) , Rickardsville, IA (3.1 miles) , Asbury, IA (3.1 miles ), Dyersville, IA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $191,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.45 N, Longitude: 90.93 W

Area code: 563

Epworth household income distribution Epworth home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +82 (+6.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Epworth, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Epworth-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Epworth city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 tornado 28.8 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Epworth-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 86% 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 319.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.8 miles away from Epworth 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 297.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 350.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 318.9 miles away from Epworth center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 305.4 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 Dubuque County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Epworth topographic map

Birthplace of: Henry Waechter - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Epworth:

  • HERITAGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • SHADY REST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CASCADE, IA)
  • HOSPICE OF DUBUQUE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • HACIENDA COMMUNITY LIVING HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • ENNOBLE SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • LUTHER MANOR RETIREMENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • WEST 32ND COMMUNITY LIVING HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)

College/University in Epworth:

  • Divine Word College (Full-time enrollment: 99; Location: 102 Jacoby Dr SW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.dwci.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Epworth:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 30 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,679)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 52 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 53 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Ashford University (about 56 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • University of Iowa (about 63 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 65 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 66 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)

Public high school in Epworth:

Public elementary/middle school in Epworth:

Private elementary/middle school in Epworth:

  • SETON CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 243, Location: 106 1ST ST SE, Grades: PK-5)
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Notable locations in Epworth: Epworth (A), Epworth Emergency Service (B), Epworth Police Department (C), Matthew Jacoby Memorial Library (D), Epworth Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Epworth include: Grace Lutheran Church (A), Saint Patrick Catholic Church (B), Epworth United Methodist Chuch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Epworth: Centennial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Dubuque 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 46.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.7
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.5%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.9%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
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: 0.2% of all households
109 people in college/university student housing in 2010
6 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
84 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
17 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Epworth (2011 data):

  • Dubuque Bank and Trust Company: Epworth Branch at Main And Center Streets, branch established on 1968/12/16. Info updated 2011/06/15: Bank assets: $1,381.7 mil, Deposits: $938.0 mil, headquarters in Dubuque, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Financial Usa, Inc.
  • Fidelity Bank & Trust: Epworth Branch at 102 Bierman Rd, branch established on 2004/06/14. Info updated 2011/07/27: Bank assets: $560.1 mil, Deposits: $452.8 mil, headquarters in Dubuque, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Epworth city (based on Dubuque County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic49,91729
Mainline Protestant7,45724
Evangelical Protestant5,61330
Other9796
Orthodox701
Black Protestant-1
None29,617-
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: 11
Dubuque County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Dubuque County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Dubuque County:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 90
Here:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dubuque County:

27.3%
Iowa:

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

12.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Epworth:

35.5%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Epworth:

28.5
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

26.2%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.0%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Epworth:

6.7
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Epworth:

32.9%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

49.3%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.6%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Epworth, 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
Other Government Administration 1$3,836$46,0321$244
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,583$42,9960$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,600$45,6000$0
Totals for Government 4$15,019$45,0571$244

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $40,000 ($20.59)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($16.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($9.78)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $87,000 ($44.78)
    Sewerage: $67,000 ($34.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $60,000 ($30.88)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($30.37)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($25.73)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($16.98)
    Fire Protection: $32,000 ($16.47)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($13.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $26,000 ($13.38)
    Health Services - Other: $26,000 ($13.38)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($2.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($2.06)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($1.54)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.51)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($20.07)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $3,000 ($1.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($12.35)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($9.26)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($5.15)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($2.57)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $159,000 ($81.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($6.18)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $79,000 ($40.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000 ($31.39)
    All Other: $28,000 ($14.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($2.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $51,000 ($26.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($11.84)
    General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($9.26)
    Rents: $17,000 ($8.75)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($45.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $114,000 ($58.67)
    General Support: $24,000 ($12.35)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.51)
  • Tax - Property: $181,000 ($93.15)
    Total General Sales: $142,000 ($73.08)
    Public Utilities: $11,000 ($5.66)
    NEC: $3,000 ($1.54)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.51)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $225,000 ($115.80)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $656,000 ($337.62)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $375,000 ($193.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $213,000 ($109.62)
    Other, NEC: $160,000 ($82.35)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $121,000 ($62.27)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($6.18)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $777,000 ($399.90)

4.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,754 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Iowa average:

5.75%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Dubuque County:

0.04%
Iowa average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jo Daviess County, IL  0.29% ($36,083 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.21% ($30,359)
from Grant County, WI  0.20% ($36,365)


4.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.34%
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 Jo Daviess County, IL  0.29% ($40,701 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.24% ($33,607)
to Cook County, IL  0.20% ($18,827)

Strongest AM radio stations in Epworth:

  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDBQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Epworth:

  • KGRR (97.3 FM; EPWORTH, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K239AB (95.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLYV (105.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; DICKEYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K254AE (98.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDST (99.3 FM; DYERSVILLE, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • K269EK (101.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Epworth:

  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)

Epworth fatal accident list:

Apr 26, 1977 03:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 480Total average daily traffic
  • 1,296Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 314 2nd St Nw (Lat: 42.447500 Lon: -90.936250), Call Sign: WAD555
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.775 MHzGrant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 04/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2014Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • BANKSTON, Gun Club Rd (Lat: 42.501361 Lon: -90.949556), Overall height: 129.5 m, Call Sign: WMN619
    Assigned Frequencies: 2121.60 MHz, 2112.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/27/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/14/2003, Certifier: J. Vann VogelRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, One Verizon Place Mc: Ga3b1reg, Alpharetta, GA 30004-8511, Phone: (678) 339-4277, Fax: (678) 339-8552, Email:
  • Horsefields, Lat: 42.445250 Lon: -90.922972, Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.4 m, Overall height: 45.9 m, Call Sign: WQKA998
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/2009, Expiration Date: 03/14/2019, Certifier: Larry M Bartels Mr.Registrant: Bernard Communications Inc., 110 Jess Street, Bernard, IA 52032, Phone: (563) 879-3203, Fax: (563) 879-3809, Email:
  • EPWORTH WT, 206 W Main (Lat: 42.445833 Lon: -90.934889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQVL467
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz... (+26 more)Grant Date: 03/18/2015, Expiration Date: 03/18/2025, Certifier: Tim BurbachRegistrant: Comelec Services, 4190 Pennsylvania Ave, Dubuque, IA 52002, Phone: (563) 513-8984, Fax: (563) 556-2702, Email:
  • EWT, 208 West Main St Epworth (Lat: 42.445889 Lon: -90.934917), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQVN482
    Assigned Frequencies: 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz... (+8 more)Grant Date: 04/07/2015, Expiration Date: 04/07/2025, Certifier: James K SmithRegistrant: Skybeam, 619 14th Street Sw, Loveland, CO 80537, Phone: (970) 776-8473, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA1CWU, Licensee ID: L00345452, Grant Date: 06/20/2015, Expiration Date: 06/20/2025, Certifier: Douglas O Mottern, Registrant: Douglas O Mottern, Epworth, IA 52045
  • Call Sign: KF0JM, Previous Call Sign: N0KKT, Licensee ID: L00405198, Grant Date: 03/09/2012, Expiration Date: 03/09/2022, Registrant: John A Taft, 206 2nd St Nw Box 110, Epworth, IA 52045
  • Call Sign: N0IUG, Licensee ID: L00448813, Grant Date: 07/10/2002, Expiration Date: 07/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2004, Certifier: William B Theisen, Registrant: William B Theisen, 108 Corbett St, Epworth, IA 52045
  • Call Sign: KC0NQW, Licensee ID: L00539367, Grant Date: 06/28/2002, Expiration Date: 06/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2007, Certifier: Adam R Rennison, Registrant: Adam R Rennison, 704 W. Main St Apt#7, Epworth, IA 52045
  • Call Sign: WT0V, Previous Call Sign: N0IUG, Licensee ID: L00448813, Grant Date: 12/09/2014, Expiration Date: 12/10/2024, Certifier: William B Theisen, Registrant: William B Theisen, 108 Corbett St, Epworth, IA 52045
  • Call Sign: KC0WGR, Licensee ID: L01134331, Grant Date: 01/15/2016, Expiration Date: 03/29/2026, Certifier: Brian J Decker, Registrant: Brian J Decker, Epworth, IA 52045-0413
  • Call Sign: KD0NRM, Licensee ID: L01619701, Grant Date: 02/24/2011, Expiration Date: 02/24/2021, Certifier: Binh T Nguyen, Registrant: Binh T Nguyen, 102 Jocoby Dr Sw, Epworth, IA 52045

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3641C , Serial Number: R18200290, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1978
    Registrant (Individual): D Joshua Feldmann, 22557 Millville Rd, Epworth, IA 52045

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$244,3209$150,349
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$88,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$115,690
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2006
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$80,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2006 2003 2001

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

EPWORTH WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 1,860, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and AUG-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2007), St BCA signed (NOV-07-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2008)
  • One regular monitoring violation
BROADVIEW TRAILER COURT (Address: 515 W MAIN ST , Population served: 82, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and AUG-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and AUG-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-17-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and AUG-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-27-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and AUG-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2011), St BCA signed (JAN-27-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 35 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
BRIARWOOD ESTATES (Address: 515 W MAIN ST , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-26-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-26-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2007)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Epworth

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Epworth, IA
Most common first names in Epworth, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1780.1 years
Joseph1281.2 years
John1174.5 years
William969.9 years
George877.2 years
Margaret777.7 years
Thomas776.0 years
Clarence671.5 years
Marie686.7 years
Irene681.9 years
Most common last names in Epworth, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mcdermott1480.2 years
Bradley677.5 years
Horsfield684.1 years
Kramer675.0 years
Kennedy679.6 years
Koerperich583.8 years
King571.8 years
Erdmann574.2 years
Delaney478.2 years
Broessel480.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Epworth, IA

  • Jones New York: 1

Epworth 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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Epworth on our top lists:

  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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