Fonda, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 575 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.3%
 
Males: 284  (49.5%)
Females: 291  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 50540.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,424 (it was $26,731 in 2000)
Fonda:

$55,424
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,078 (it was $15,626 in 2000)

Fonda city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $64,506 (it was $27,800 in 2000)
Fonda:

$64,506
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $97,088; detached houses: $97,374; townhouses or other attached units: $110,800; in 2-unit structures: $78,794; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $93,739; mobile homes: $17,292

Median gross rent in 2019: $562.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fonda: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.8%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fonda, IA (2019)
    • 45477.7%White alone
    • 478.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 467.9%Hispanic
    • 213.6%American Indian alone
    • 71.2%Two or more races
    • 50.9%Black alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Fonda, Iowa as of October 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fonda is 176 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (32.7%), Norwegian (6.9%), Irish (5.6%), American (2.8%), Polish (2.0%), English (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/21/1884

Elevation: 1210 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 562 people per square mile   (low).

Fonda, Iowa map

91 residents are foreign born (7.4% Oceania, 4.5% Latin America, 3.6% North America).

This city:

15.7%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $915 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $546 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (73.0 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (109.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (370.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Varina, IA (2.4 miles),
Newell, IA (2.8 miles ),
Pomeroy, IA (2.9 miles ),
Jolley, IA (3.1 miles),
Lytton, IA (3.3 miles ),
Palmer, IA (3.6 miles ),
Twin Lakes, IA (3.6 miles ),
Nemaha, IA (3.6 miles)

Latitude: 42.58 N, Longitude: 94.85 W

Area code: 712

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Fonda, IA residents
Average permit cost in Fonda, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.2%
Iowa:

3.1%
Most common industries in Fonda, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Food (12.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Machinery (3.8%)
  • U. S. Postal service (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (19.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.7%)
  • Machinery (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.2%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.4%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (37.1%)
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Food (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
  • Private households (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Fonda, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Food processing workers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)

Average climate in Fonda, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fonda-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Fonda city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/28/1979, a category F4 tornado 12.9 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 26 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fonda-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 192% greater 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 221.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 440.1 miles away from Fonda center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 255.5 miles away from Fonda center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 206.3 miles away from Fonda center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 225.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 137.5 miles away from Fonda center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pocahontas County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fonda topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fonda:

  • FONDA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (607 QUEEN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Fonda:

  • POMEROY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; POMEROY, IA)
  • PARK VIEW REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SAC CITY, IA)
  • LORING HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAC CITY, IA)
  • POCAHONTAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; POCAHONTAS, IA)
  • PLEASANT VIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ALBERT CITY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fonda:

  • Buena Vista University (about 19 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 34 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 57 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Iowa State University (about 73 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 77 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 88 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 92 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)

Library in Fonda:

  • FONDA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $38,880; Location: 104 W 2ND ST; 6,795 books; 167 audio materials; 1,847 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • KAYL 990 AM radio from Storm Lake, IA also broadcasts to Fonda, IA.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fonda: Fonda (A), Fonda Ambulance Service (B), Fonda Volunteer Fire Department (C), Fonda Opera House Museum (D), Fonda Public Library (E), Fonda City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fonda include: United Church of Christ (A), Presbyterian Church (B), Our Lady of Good Counsel Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Birthplace of: Ruth Stafford Peale - Centenarian.

Pocahontas 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 Fonda and their reported violations in the past:

FONDA WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 648, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.6%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
38 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
36 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Fonda (2011 data):

  • First Community Bank: Fonda Branch at 212 Main Street, branch established on 1992/11/13. Info updated 2012/03/30: Bank assets: $57.9 mil, Deposits: $44.6 mil, headquarters in Newell, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Newell Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Fonda:

Marital status in Fonda, IA
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

For population 25 years and over in Fonda:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Iowa average:

10.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fonda, IA (based on Pocahontas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,67213
Catholic1,7215
Evangelical Protestant1526
Other--
None2,765-
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: 5
Pocahontas County:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Pocahontas County:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pocahontas County:

9.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.3%
Iowa:

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

19.0%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.1%
Iowa:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fonda:

42.0%
Iowa:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fonda:

20.1%
Iowa:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fonda:

13.4%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.8%
Iowa:

33.8%

General health condition:
Fonda:

49.7%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

71.6%
State:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fonda, 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
Financial Administration 5$12,599$30,2381$292
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$625
Totals for Government 5$12,599$30,2387$917

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $12,000 ($20.87)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $492,000 ($855.65)
    Water Utilities: $179,000 ($311.30)
    Regular Highways: $105,000 ($182.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $95,000 ($165.22)
    Police Protection: $75,000 ($130.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000 ($111.30)
    Libraries: $54,000 ($93.91)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($90.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($67.83)
    Financial Administration: $36,000 ($62.61)
    General - Other: $34,000 ($59.13)
    Health - Other: $33,000 ($57.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($33.04)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($29.57)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($13.91)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($1.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($31.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $25,000 ($43.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $302,000 ($525.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($17.39)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $82,000 ($142.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($120.00)
    Other: $48,000 ($83.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($20.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $124,000 ($215.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $37,000 ($64.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $42,000 ($73.04)
    Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($50.43)
    Special Assessments: $15,000 ($26.09)
    General Revenue - Other: $9,000 ($15.65)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.74)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $552,000 ($960.00)
    Water Utilities: $157,000 ($273.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $78,000 ($135.65)
    Other: $12,000 ($20.87)
  • Tax - Property: $239,000 ($415.65)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $49,000 ($85.22)
    Other License: $5,000 ($8.70)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,174,000 ($2041.74)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,075,000 ($1869.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $99,000 ($172.17)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $451,000 ($784.35)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fonda:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fonda:

  • KTLB (105.9 FM; TWIN LAKES, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KAYL-FM (101.7 FM; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • K242AM (96.3 FM; NEWELL, IA; Owner: GOOD NEWS NETWORK, INC.)
  • KIKD (106.7 FM; LAKE CITY, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBVU-FM (97.5 FM; ALTA, IA; Owner: BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Fonda:

  • K47FZ (Channel 47; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 28.3mTotal length
  • 3,110Total average daily traffic
  • 363Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,110Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fonda, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fonda, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fonda)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 4th & Howard Sts (Lat: 42.587472 Lon: -94.850250), Call Sign: KGJ425,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.295 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/1996, Expiration Date: 02/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Fonda Community School District, 4th And Howard Sts, Fonda, IA 50540, Phone: (712) 288-4445
  • Ia Hwy Int 3 & 4 6 Mi S 4.5 Mi W (Lat: 42.646361 Lon: -94.767472), Call Sign: KNAC901,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.355 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2001, Expiration Date: 01/09/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2011, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 42.624361 Lon: -94.796278, Call Sign: WRAM706,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.937 MHz, 469.937 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2018, Expiration Date: 01/09/2028, Certifier: Kelsey Staiert, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Comm. Co., North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (712) 262-2448, Email:
  • Lat: 42.683194 Lon: -94.867917, Call Sign: WRCN921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.795 MHz, 173.225 MHz, 173.275 MHz, 173.325 MHz, 173.375 MHz, Grant Date: 11/23/2018, Expiration Date: 11/23/2028, Certifier: Robert Maneman, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications Co, 706 N. Grand Avenue, Spencer, IA 51301, Phone: (712) 262-4001, Fax: (712) 262-4039, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • FONDA, 106 South Main St (Lat: 42.579472 Lon: -94.843417), Type: Silo, Structure height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQWF692,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz... (+13 more), Grant Date: 08/10/2015, Expiration Date: 08/10/2025, Certifier: Chase W Cox, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:
  • POCAHONTAS, 63568 180th Avenue (Lat: 42.565583 Lon: -94.755083), Type: Mast, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WRAB377,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2017, Expiration Date: 09/29/2027, Certifier: Chris J Jerome, Registrant: Midamerican Energy Company, 666 Grand Ave. 2900 Ruan Center, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 242-4367, Email:
  • FONDA O-M, 13441 630th Ave (Lat: 42.575028 Lon: -94.847250), Type: Mast, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WRAB397,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2017, Expiration Date: 09/29/2027, Certifier: Chris J Jerome, Registrant: Midamerican Energy Company, 666 Grand Ave. 2900 Ruan Center, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 242-4367, Email:
  • IA-FONDA-CN1, W 4th St & Howard St (Lat: 42.583222 Lon: -94.847806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WRKV424, Licensee ID: L01704672,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz... (+20 more), Grant Date: 02/17/2021, Expiration Date: 02/17/2031, Certifier: Jack Marsh, Registrant: Amg Technology Investment Group, 95 Parker Oaks Lane, Hudson Oaks, TX 76087, Phone: (855) 698-5465, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: DORNIER DO 27 A1 (Category: Land, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING GO-480 SERIES (295 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 211KM, N211KM, N-211KM, Serial Number: 211, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 04/22/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Delbert J Reiff, 609 N Main St, Fonda, IA 50540
  • Aircraft: REIFF DELBERT J OWN DESIGN (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 611KM, N611KM, N-611KM, Serial Number: 001, Certificate Issue Date: 12/02/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Delbert J Reiff, 609 N Main St, Fonda, IA 50540
  • Aircraft: DORNIER DO 27 B1 (Category: Land, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING GO-480 SERIES (295 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 779AX, N779AX, N-779AX, Serial Number: 147, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 09/14/1987, Certificate Issue Date: 07/23/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Delbert J Reiff, 609 N Main St, Fonda, IA 50540
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95622, N95622, N-95622, Serial Number: 7922, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/29/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 05/17/1991
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Del J Reiff, 609 Main St, Fonda, IA 50540, Other Owners: Anne C Reiff

Most common first names in Fonda, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2576.0 years
Mary2084.6 years
William1780.3 years
Margaret1183.1 years
Edward1177.6 years
Anna1084.7 years
George1079.6 years
James1077.0 years
Clara986.2 years
Henry983.3 years
Most common last names in Fonda, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Murphy1382.1 years
Prendergast1283.6 years
Johnson1177.5 years
Mullen1174.4 years
Smith1068.6 years
Hersom1080.2 years
Miller977.9 years
Fitzgerald785.1 years
Mohr783.6 years
Peterson778.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fonda, IA
  • 80.1%Utility gas
  • 10.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fonda, IA
  • 83.6%Electricity
  • 8.2%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Fonda compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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