Epworth, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 1,978 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +38.5%
Males: 1,036  (52.4%)
Females: 942  (47.6%)
Median resident age:

35.7 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 52045.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $69,287 (it was $39,938 in 2000)
Epworth:

$69,287
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,052 (it was $15,869 in 2000)

Epworth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $172,017 (it was $84,500 in 2000)
Epworth:

$172,017
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $183,717; detached houses: $188,979; townhouses or other attached units: $163,898; mobile homes: $28,629

Median gross rent in 2019: $741.

March 2019 cost of living index in Epworth: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.4%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Epworth, IA (2019)
    • 1,93097.1%White alone
    • 241.2%Two or more races
    • 60.3%Black alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Epworth, Iowa as of January 22, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Epworth is 1,043 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (47.1%), American (15.0%), Irish (9.9%), English (5.1%), European (2.6%), Scottish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/20/1879

Elevation: 1040 feet

Land area: 1.31 square miles.

Population density: 1,510 people per square mile   (low).

Epworth, Iowa map

22 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,648 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,175 (1.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.45 N, Longitude: 90.93 W

Area code: 563

Distribution of median household income in Epworth, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Epworth, IA in 2019
Epworth satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,200
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $210,100
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $214,500
  • 2019: 14 buildings, average cost: $223,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Epworth, IA residents
Average permit cost in Epworth, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Iowa:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +82 (+6.1%).
Most common industries in Epworth, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Machinery (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.0%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Machinery (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Food (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Educational services (17.2%)
  • Social assistance (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Epworth, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Child care workers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.6%)

Average climate in Epworth, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.9. This is about average.

City:

63.9
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.49
U.S.:

8.46

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 significantly above Iowa state average. It is 95% greater 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, 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 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.8 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 297.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 319.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 128.9 miles away from Epworth center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 350.4 miles away from Epworth 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 (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Epworth topographic map

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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Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Henry Waechter - Football player.

Dubuque 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 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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Epworth:

Marital status in Epworth, IA
  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Epworth:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Iowa average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Epworth
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Epworth, IA (based on Dubuque County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Dubuque County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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.
Iowa:

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

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.2%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dubuque County:

27.3%
Iowa:

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

12.7%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

57.4%
Iowa:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Epworth:

52.7%
Iowa:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Epworth:

24.7
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

9.0%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.9%
Iowa:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Epworth:

7.0
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Epworth:

12.8%
Iowa:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

68.1%
Iowa:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

89.8%
Iowa:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Epworth, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 1$2,923$35,0760$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,207$50,4842$1,404
Other and Unallocable 1$5,314$63,7680$0
Financial Administration 1$4,473$53,6761$58
Water Supply 1$3,056$36,6720$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,251
Totals for Government 5$19,973$47,9359$2,713

Epworth government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $316,000 ($159.76)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($23.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($19.72)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $240,000 ($121.33)
    Sewerage: $184,000 ($93.02)
    General - Other: $104,000 ($52.58)
    Police Protection: $102,000 ($51.57)
    Water Utilities: $95,000 ($48.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000 ($46.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($40.44)
    Financial Administration: $75,000 ($37.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $67,000 ($33.87)
    Libraries: $50,000 ($25.28)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($4.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($2.02)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $235,000 ($118.81)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $50,000 ($25.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $224,000 ($113.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $281,000 ($142.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($13.14)

Epworth government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $410,000 ($207.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $93,000 ($47.02)
    Other: $6,000 ($3.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($2.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($1.01)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $51,000 ($25.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $162,000 ($81.90)
    General Revenue - Other: $41,000 ($20.73)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($12.13)
    Rents: $17,000 ($8.59)
    Special Assessments: $6,000 ($3.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $183,000 ($92.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $231,000 ($116.78)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($10.11)
    Other: $5,000 ($2.53)
  • Tax - Property: $673,000 ($340.24)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $259,000 ($130.94)
    Other License: $12,000 ($6.07)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000 ($2.02)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($1.01)

Epworth government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,530,000 ($3301.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,317,000 ($3193.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $213,000 ($107.68)

Epworth government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,106,000 ($1064.71)

4.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,247 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.03%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, IA  0.25% ($36,814 average AGI)
from Jo Daviess County, IL  0.24% ($53,208)
from Grant County, WI  0.24% ($41,211)


4.74% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jo Daviess County, IL  0.29% ($40,743 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.24% ($37,883)
to Cook County, IL  0.22% ($28,191)

Businesses in Epworth, IA

  • Jones New York: 1

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:

Jun 19, 2006 07:21 AM, Mozena Lane, Lat: 42.447780, Lon: -90.930440, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 26, 1977 03:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 151ft / 46.4mTotal length
  • 31,500Total average daily traffic
  • 3,655Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,720Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Epworth, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Epworth, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 314 2nd St Nw (Lat: 42.447500 Lon: -90.936250), Call Sign: WAD555,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.775 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 04/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2014, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Sroka Lane (Lat: 42.468583 Lon: -90.894944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WRDY979,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.662 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2019, Expiration Date: 08/23/2029, Certifier: Mark Murphy, Registrant: Racom Corp, 201 W State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/14/2003, Certifier: J. Vann Vogel, Registrant: 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: Ltower, Structure height: 45.4 m, Overall height: 45.9 m, Call Sign: WQKA998,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, 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: 10915.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz... (+26 more), Grant Date: 03/18/2015, Expiration Date: 03/18/2025, Certifier: Tim Burbach, Registrant: 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, Cancellation Date: 05/22/2017, Certifier: James K Smith, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80211, Phone: (402) 739-8482, Email:
  • Epworth-(Sroka 2), Sroka Lane (Lat: 42.468583 Lon: -90.894944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WRDR417,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/2019, Expiration Date: 07/02/2029, Certifier: Mark Murphy, Registrant: Racom, 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Epworth)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH A23-24 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3630Q, N3630Q, N-3630Q, Serial Number: MA-225, Year manufactured: 1967, Certificate Issue Date: 12/04/2019
    Registrant (Partnership): Thomas M Flynn, 20755 Girl Scout Rd, Epworth, IA 52045, Other Owners: Mathew P Dieter
  • 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, N3641C, N-3641C, Serial Number: R18200290, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 04/09/2012
    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 in Epworth, IA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Epworth, IA - Value

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 16 took place in 2003, and the least - 2 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Epworth, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (39.5%), and Outside Fires (37.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Epworth, IA
    • 4739.5%Structure Fires
    • 4537.8%Outside Fires
    • 2722.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Epworth, IA
  • 90.9%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Epworth, IA
  • 53.8%Utility gas
  • 43.4%Electricity
  • 2.8%Wood


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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage below 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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