Fostoria, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 228 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 116  (51.0%)
Females: 112  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

45.6 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 51301.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,503 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Fostoria:

$57,503
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,026 (it was $15,952 in 2000)

Fostoria city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $110,962 (it was $61,100 in 2000)
Fostoria:

$110,962
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $128,066; detached houses: $128,668

Median gross rent in 2017: $752.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fostoria: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.2%
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  • Races in Fostoria, IA (2010)
    • 22195.7%White alone
    • 62.6%Hispanic
    • 31.3%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fostoria, Iowa as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fostoria is 195 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (42.3%), Irish (28.9%), Dutch (7.2%), American (5.2%), Belgian (4.1%), French (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/30/1912

Elevation: 1462 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 480 people per square mile   (low).

Fostoria, Iowa map

1 resident is foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,322 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,194 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (81.2 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (143.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (393.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Milford, IA (2.4 miles ),
Spencer, IA (2.6 miles ),
West Okoboji, IA (2.7 miles ),
Arnolds Park, IA (2.9 miles ),
Wahpeton, IA (3.0 miles ),
Okoboji, IA (3.2 miles ),
Dickens, IA (3.2 miles ),
Terril, IA (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 43.24 N, Longitude: 95.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 712

Distribution of median household income in Fostoria, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fostoria, IA in 2017
Fostoria satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $23,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $23,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $64,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $64,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Fostoria, IA residents
Average permit cost in Fostoria, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +32 (+16.2%).
Most common industries in Fostoria, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.8%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.9%)
  • Machinery (6.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.7%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (6.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Fostoria, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.0%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)

Average climate in Fostoria, 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 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Fostoria-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Fostoria city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/20/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fostoria-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 78% 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 173.5 miles away from Fostoria center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 223.0 miles away from the city 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 192.0 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 177.4 miles away from Fostoria 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 170.7 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) earthquake occurred 131.1 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 Clay County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fostoria topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fostoria:

  • MILFORD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MILFORD, IA)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SPENCER, IA)
  • SPENCER MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; SPENCER, IA)
  • LONGHOUSE-NORTHSHIRE, LTD (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SPENCER, IA)
  • WARNER DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; SPIRIT LAKE, IA)
  • HILLTOP CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SPIRIT LAKE, IA)
  • LAKES REGIONAL HEALTHCARE Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; SPIRIT LAKE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fostoria:

  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 20 miles; Estherville, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • Buena Vista University (about 42 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 71 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 81 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 85 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • South Central College (about 86 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 86 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fostoria: Fostoria Cooperative Elevator (A), Fostoria Fire and Rescue (B), Fostoria City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Clay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.4%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Fostoria (2011 data):

  • Farmers Savings Bank: at 10 Highway Avenue Northwest, branch established on 1916/08/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $75.7 mil, Deposits: $62.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Fostoria Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Fostoria:

Marital status in Fostoria, IA
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Fostoria:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fostoria, IA (based on Clay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,97619
Evangelical Protestant3,07913
Catholic2,4852
Other3302
None4,797-
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: 3
Clay County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Clay County:

8.39 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

28.5%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clay County:

15.7%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fostoria:

43.1%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.1%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fostoria:

6.7%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.6%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

55.3%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.7%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fostoria, 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 3$5,817$23,2680$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$54
Firefighters 0$0 1$102
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$124
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,092
Totals for Government 3$5,817$23,2684$1,372

Fostoria government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $51,000 ($223.68)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($166.67)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($70.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($61.40)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($52.63)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($52.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($17.54)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($13.16)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($8.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($8.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($8.77)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $1,000 ($4.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $28,000 ($122.81)

Fostoria government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $15,000 ($65.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($61.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($8.77)
    Rents: $1,000 ($4.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($157.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($70.18)
  • Tax - Property: $55,000 ($241.23)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $35,000 ($153.51)

Fostoria government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,000 ($70.18)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,000 ($39.47)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,000 ($30.70)

Fostoria government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $445,000 ($1951.75)

5.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
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 Dickinson County, IA  0.85% ($49,983 average AGI)
from Palo Alto County, IA  0.46% ($48,844)
from Buena Vista County, IA  0.40% ($27,571)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
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 Dickinson County, IA  1.03% ($70,736 average AGI)
to Palo Alto County, IA  0.34% ($39,625)
to O'Brien County, IA  0.32% ($37,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fostoria:

  • KICD (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fostoria:

  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KICD-FM (107.7 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KLLT (104.9 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KJIA (88.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC)
  • KOJI (90.7 FM; OKOBOJI, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KUQQ (102.1 FM; MILFORD, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • K210CG (89.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KDWD (100.1 FM; EMMETSBURG, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • K249DL (97.7 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: LAKES AREA CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • KILR-FM (95.9 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: JACOBSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K220HY (91.9 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Fostoria:

  • K55FL (Channel 55; SPENCER, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K33AB (Channel 33; SIBLEY, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Fostoria fatal accident list:

Nov 2, 1993 01:36 PM, Us71, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.5mTotal length
  • 410Total average daily traffic
  • 410Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3 Mi W 1 Mi S (Lat: 43.223583 Lon: -95.205833), Call Sign: WNMN525,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2008, Expiration Date: 11/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2018, Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 3 Mi W (Lat: 43.240250 Lon: -95.210000), Structure height: 86 m, Call Sign: KFB713,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.500 MHz, Grant Date: 11/16/2002, Expiration Date: 02/02/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2004, Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W Mineral Ave. Room Ia C7.36, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8706, Fax: (303) 707-9711, Email:
  • 3 Mi W (Lat: 43.240250 Lon: -95.210000), Structure height: 86 m, Call Sign: KGH799,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.250 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2002, Expiration Date: 02/03/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2005, Registrant: Aquila, Inc., 750 Nw Missouri Road, Lee\'s Summit, MO 64086, Phone: (816) 969-8940, Fax: (816) 969-8991, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • FOSTORIA, 1.4 Mi Se Of (Lat: 43.229667 Lon: -95.133028), Overall height: 133.8 m, Call Sign: WPNJ394,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6835.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2016, Certifier: Paul Bergmann, Registrant: Mcguirewoods LLP, 1050 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-1702, Fax: (202) 857-1737, Email:
  • Fostoria Elev SW, Lat: 43.242361 Lon: -95.153361, Type: Silo, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQPL282,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2012, Expiration Date: 06/19/2022, Certifier: Josh D Nelson, Registrant: Great Lakes Communication Corp, 1713 Mcnaughton Way, Spencer, IA 51301, Phone: (712) 432-4700, Fax: (712) 432-4740, Email:
  • Fostoria Elev NW, Lat: 43.242361 Lon: -95.153361, Type: Silo, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQPL282,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2012, Expiration Date: 06/19/2022, Certifier: Josh D Nelson, Registrant: Great Lakes Communication Corp, 1713 Mcnaughton Way, Spencer, IA 51301, Phone: (712) 432-4700, Fax: (712) 432-4740, Email:
  • SPENCER, 290th St & 230th Ave (Lat: 43.228056 Lon: -95.132500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.1 m, Call Sign: WQQP536,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/07/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • FOSTORIA, 1.4 Mi At 125', Overall height: 133.8 m, Call Sign: WHC908,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2165.20 MHz, 2171.60 MHz, Grant Date: 06/06/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2002, Phone: (407) 682-7104

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • County Road 814, 3 Mi. West Of (Lat: 43.240222 Lon: -95.209972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79 m, Overall height: 86 m, Call Sign: KNKJ660,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/08/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Venable, LLP, 575 7th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4000, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:
  • 3-Mi West Of Fostoria Co. Rd. B-14 (Lat: 43.240222 Lon: -95.209972), Call Sign: KUS235,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.025 MHz, 152.090 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2019,

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KE0KER, Licensee ID: L02048342, Grant Date: 08/29/2016, Expiration Date: 08/29/2026, Certifier: Erik D Sandven, Registrant: Erik D Sandven, 118 6th Avenue Nw, Fostoria, IA 51340
  • Call Sign: KE0VNV, Licensee ID: L02262741, Grant Date: 05/01/2019, Expiration Date: 05/01/2029, Certifier: Andrew F Riemenschneider, Registrant: Andrew F Riemenschneider, 302 1st Stnn, Fostoria, IA 51340

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fostoria, IA
  • 67.2%Utility gas
  • 32.8%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fostoria, IA
  • 92.3%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Fostoria compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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