Estherville, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 6,121 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 
Males: 3,095  (50.6%)
Females: 3,026  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 51334.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,058 (it was $31,279 in 2000)
Estherville:

$46,058
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,038 (it was $16,488 in 2000)

Estherville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $80,959 (it was $54,500 in 2000)
Estherville:

$80,959
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $586.

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  • Races in Estherville, IA (2010)

    Estherville races chart
    • 5,50386.5%White alone
    • 70211.0%Hispanic
    • 480.8%Black alone
    • 520.8%Two or more races
    • 360.6%Asian alone
    • 160.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Estherville: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.3%), Norwegian (10.7%), Irish (8.3%), English (5.7%), United States (4.9%), Dutch (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/4/1881

Elevation: 1290 feet

Land area: 5.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,177 people per square mile   (low).

Estherville,IA real estate house value index trend

Estherville, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Estherville:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Estherville city:

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

240 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

This city:

3.6%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Estherville, Iowa as of July 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Estherville to the number of sex offenders is 566 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,394 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,270 (1.6%)

Estherville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (95.7 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (132.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (379.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Superior, IA (2.4 miles) , Wallingford, IA (2.5 miles ), Gruver, IA (2.6 miles) , Terril, IA (3.1 miles ), Dunnell, MN (3.3 miles) , Dolliver, IA (3.4 miles) , Graettinger, IA (3.5 miles ), Ceylon, MN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $234,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $211,100
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.40 N, Longitude: 94.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +257 (+4.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,128 (66.1%)

Area code: 712

Estherville household income distribution Estherville home values distribution

Crime rates in Estherville by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.016.5
Rapes 2520370000242
per 100,000 29.977.030.40.047.0111.50.00.00.00.031.964.732.9
Robberies 0110000000100
per 100,000 0.015.415.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.016.00.00.0
Assaults 2634817152312151510132019
per 100,000 389.2523.3121.4264.5235.1366.5192.1239.8241.5156.4207.6323.7312.9
Burglaries 67554850491435292230422025
per 100,000 1,003.0846.5728.5778.0767.9223.1560.3463.6354.2469.3670.6323.7411.7
Thefts 1151059485728982715596684240
per 100,000 1,721.61,616.11,426.61,322.51,128.31,418.11,312.61,135.1885.51,501.61,085.7679.7658.7
Auto thefts 9166157670015143
per 100,000 134.7246.391.1233.4109.795.6112.10.00.0234.616.064.749.4
Arson 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 256.4320.4171.7182.3196.0247.1141.8128.2110.6145.7166.6174.8184.4

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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 Estherville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Iowa average:

1.70
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -125 (-1.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Estherville, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Estherville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Estherville city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1971, a category F3 tornado 19.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Estherville-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 167.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 235.1 miles away from Estherville center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 209.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 172.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 184.2 miles away from Estherville center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Emmet County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Estherville topographic map

Birthplace of: Sara Gagliardi - Politician, Cuthbert Hurd - Computer scientist, Kay Halloran - Politician, Virgil Frye - Actor children named soleil moon frye.

Hospitals and medical centers in Estherville:

  • AVERA HOLY FAMILY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 826 NORTH 8TH STREET)
  • AVERA HOLY FAMILY HEALTH HOME HEALTH (826 NORTH EIGHTH STREET)
  • EMMET COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICES (508 SOUTH 1ST STREET)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ESTHERVILLE (1646 FIFTH AVENUE NORTH)
  • ROSEWOOD MANOR (2001 FIRST AVENUE NORTH)

airports located in Estherville:

College/University in Estherville:

  • Iowa Lakes Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,311; Location: 19 S 7th St; Public; Website: www.iowalakes.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Estherville:

  • Buena Vista University (about 56 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • South Central College (about 67 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 67 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 71 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 77 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 87 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 88 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)

Public high school in Estherville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Estherville:

See full list of schools located in Estherville

Library in Estherville:

  • ESTHERVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $313,267; Location: 613 CENTRAL AVE; 57,992 books; 3,888 audio materials; 855 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 76 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Estherville: Estherville (A), Riverside Hills Ski Area (B), Estherville Ambulance Service (C), Emmet County Sheriffs Office (D), Estherville Fire Department (E), Estherville Public Library (F), Iowa Lakes Community College Library (G), Emmet County Courthouse (H), Emmet County Historical Society Museum (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Estherville include: Grace Episcopal Church (A), Immanuel Lutheran Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Saint Patricks Church (D), Presbyterian Church (E), Union Baptist Church (F), Church of the Nazarene (G), First Christian Church (H), Calvary Gospel Assembly (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), East Side Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Estherville include: Riverside Park (1), Mike Mickelson Park (2), South Fourteenth Street Park (3), South Tenth Street Park (4), North Fourteenth Street Park (5), Thoreson Memorial Park (6), Joe Hoye Park (7), Fort Defiance and Monument Historical Marker (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Estherville City - Administrative Offices (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2 North 7th Street).

Hotels: Sleep Inn - Inn & Suites (2008 Central Avenue), Cozy Grove Motel (1704 Central Avenue), Super 8 Motel (1919 Central Avenue), Four Seasons Greenhouse (309 South 13th Street).

Court: Emmet County - Court Room (Court House).

Emmet 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 2013 was 59.4. This is better than average.

City:

59.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.10
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.8%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.6% for Black residents, 41.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.1% for other race residents, 9.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.3%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
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: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Estherville in 2010:

  • 242 people in college/university student housing
  • 134 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Estherville in 2000:

  • 166 people in nursing homes
  • 151 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Estherville, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Estherville (2011 data):

  • The Emmet County State Bank: Parking Lot Branch at 501 First Avenue, branch established on 1961/10/23; at 101 North 6th Street, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $77.2 mil, Deposits: $69.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mwa Bancorporation
  • Northwest Bank: 1119 Central Avenue Branch at 1119 Central Avenue, branch established on 1935/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/07: Bank assets: $863.8 mil, Deposits: $728.0 mil, headquarters in Spencer, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Northwest Financial Corp.
  • Bank Plus: at 1202 Central Avenue, branch established on 1947/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $82.0 mil, Deposits: $63.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Swea City Bancorporation, Inc.
  • NorthStar Bank: Northstar Bank at 2202 Central Avenue, branch established on 1997/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $85.9 mil, Deposits: $74.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Northstar Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Estherville Branch at One North 6th Street, branch established on 1963/12/16. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Estherville city (based on Emmet County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,18113
Catholic1,6122
Evangelical Protestant8686
Other2-
None2,639-
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: 4
Emmet County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Emmet County:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Emmet County:

28.7%
Iowa:

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

12.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Estherville:

46.0%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.0%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Estherville:

28.3
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Estherville:

22.3%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Estherville:

32.3%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Estherville:

50.5%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.6%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Estherville, 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
Financial Administration 3$9,591$38,3640$0
Other Government Administration 5$25,018$60,0430$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$52,388$52,3880$0
Streets and Highways 6$24,538$49,0760$0
Solid Waste Management 2$7,554$45,3240$0
Sewerage 7$26,752$45,8610$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,693$40,1582$1,333
Water Supply 5$19,370$46,4880$0
Electric Power 8$40,211$60,3170$0
Local Libraries 6$13,849$27,6980$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,047$48,5640$0
Totals for Government 57$230,011$48,4232$1,333

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,408,000 ($230.03)
    Regular Highways: $705,000 ($115.18)
    Water Utilities: $283,000 ($46.23)
    Electric Utilities: $159,000 ($25.98)
    Air Transportation: $77,000 ($12.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($3.43)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,286,000 ($373.47)
    Water Utilities: $722,000 ($117.95)
    General - Other: $718,000 ($117.30)
    Police Protection: $653,000 ($106.68)
    Sewerage: $615,000 ($100.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $427,000 ($69.76)
    Regular Highways: $395,000 ($64.53)
    Libraries: $255,000 ($41.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $212,000 ($34.63)
    Central Staff Services: $182,000 ($29.73)
    Financial Administration: $182,000 ($29.73)
    Health Services - Other: $58,000 ($9.48)
    Fire Protection: $55,000 ($8.99)
    Air Transportation: $48,000 ($7.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($3.76)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($2.45)
    Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($0.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($13.56)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $54,000 ($8.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $411,000 ($67.15)
    Water Utilities: $139,000 ($22.71)
    Electric Utilities: $50,000 ($8.17)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($0.65)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,260,000 ($369.22)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $14,000 ($2.29)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $924,000 ($150.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $449,000 ($73.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($4.08)
    All Other: $6,000 ($0.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $76,000 ($12.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $46,000 ($7.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $338,000 ($55.22)
    General Revenue, NEC: $69,000 ($11.27)
    Special Assessments: $66,000 ($10.78)
    Rents: $60,000 ($9.80)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,781,000 ($617.71)
    Water Utilities: $1,131,000 ($184.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $533,000 ($87.08)
    General Support: $138,000 ($22.55)
    All Other: $39,000 ($6.37)
  • Tax - Property: $1,729,000 ($282.47)
    Public Utilities: $79,000 ($12.91)
    NEC: $12,000 ($1.96)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($0.65)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,360,000 ($222.19)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,465,000 ($239.34)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,690,000 ($439.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $135,000 ($22.06)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,500,000 ($408.43)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,344,000 ($1036.43)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $222,000 ($36.27)

5.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,944 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
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 Dickinson County, IA  0.67% ($30,615 average AGI)
from Martin County, MN  0.34% ($59,231)
from Clay County, IA  0.28% ($32,091)


7.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,282 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
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 Dickinson County, IA  1.04% ($25,780 average AGI)
to Palo Alto County, IA  0.56% ($23,545)
to Clay County, IA  0.46% ($24,944)

Strongest AM radio stations in Estherville:

  • KILR (1070 AM; daytime; 0 kW; ESTHERVILLE, IA)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICD (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Estherville:

  • K221DO (92.1 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KUQQ (102.1 FM; MILFORD, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KILR-FM (95.9 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: JACOBSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KDWD (100.1 FM; EMMETSBURG, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRAQ (105.7 FM; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINNESOTA)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KFMC-FM (106.5 FM; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: WOODWARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJIA (88.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC)
  • KLLT (104.9 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KICD-FM (107.7 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • K249DL (97.7 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: LAKES AREA CHRISTIAN RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Estherville:

  • K55FL (Channel 55; SPENCER, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K53EV (Channel 53; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K23FO (Channel 23; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K57GE (Channel 57; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K41EG (Channel 41; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERAL RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K45EH (Channel 45; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K51EN (Channel 51; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K59FN (Channel 59; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K61GE (Channel 61; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
Estherville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Estherville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 24m79ftTotal length
  • 13,450Total average daily traffic
  • 677Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,115Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

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

  • ESTHERVILLE WATER TREATMENT PLANT (Population served: 6,422, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Estherville, Iowa:

  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 2008 Central Ave, Estherville, Iowa 51334 , Phone: (712) 362-5522, Fax: (712) 362-5533
  • Super 8 Estherville, 1919 Central Ave, Estherville, Iowa 51334 , Phone: (712) 362-2400, Fax: (712) 362-2800
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Estherville, Iowa
Most common first names in Estherville, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7378.0 years
Mary5480.7 years
William5175.5 years
Robert4470.7 years
James3371.9 years
George3178.6 years
Anna3087.4 years
Dorothy3080.8 years
Donald2968.0 years
Ruth2879.0 years
Most common last names in Estherville, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson4677.2 years
Johnson4477.3 years
Olson2980.7 years
Smith2878.0 years
Peterson2775.8 years
Hanson2577.3 years
Clark2477.1 years
Hansen2374.1 years
Petersen2275.6 years
Jensen2181.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
Businesses in Estherville, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx1Sleep Inn1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1Super 81
La-Z-Boy1True Value1
Lane Furniture2UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets3

Estherville compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Estherville on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 (51334) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 19 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Jim Thelen (1)
  • Douglas Kent Schroeder (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2016.