Latest news from Fredericksburg, IA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations
Ancestries: German (51.3%), Irish (9.0%), United States (8.5%), English (6.1%), Norwegian (3.4%), Italian (2.6%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Incorporated on 12/18/1894
Elevation: 1070 feet
Land area: 0.86 square miles.
Population density: 1,076 people per square mile (low).
For population 25 years and over in Fredericksburg:
High school or higher: 89.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Fredericksburg city:
Never married: 24.3%
Now married: 54.0%
3 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fredericksburg, Iowa as of May 26, 2016. The ratio of number of residents in Fredericksburg to the number of sex offenders is 925 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $858 (1.1%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $696 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (33.5 miles , pop. 68,747).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (142.0 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (243.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fredericksburg-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the Fredericksburg city center killed 5 peopleand injured 156 peopleand causedbetween $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 7/12/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the city center injured 8 peopleand causedbetween $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Fredericksburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 385.3 miles away from the city center On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 266.7 miles away from Fredericksburg center On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 198.4 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 364.6 miles away from the city center On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 415.3 miles away from Fredericksburg center On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 385.1 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
The number of natural disasters in Chickasaw County (11) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10 Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals and medical centers in Fredericksburg:
SUNRISE GUEST HOME (121 LIONS ROAD)
Other hospitals and medical centers near Fredericksburg:
NEW HAMPTON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEW HAMPTON, IA)
CHICKASAW CO PUBLIC HEALTH AND HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; NEW HAMPTON, IA)
MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW HAMPTON Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; NEW HAMPTON, IA)
UPHAM MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $84,871; Location: 138 W MAIN ST; 10,618 books; 947 audio materials; 673 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)
Notable locations in Fredericksburg: Fredericksburg Farmers Co-op Elevator (A), Chickasaw Ambulance Fredericksburg (B), Fredericksburg Fire Department (C), Fredericksburg Municipal Hall (D), Upham Memorial Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Fredericksburg include: Hillcrest Baptist Church (A), Saint Fredericks Catholic Church (B), Peace United Church of Christ (C), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map
Chickasaw 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)
Banks with branches in Fredericksburg (2011 data):
Bank Iowa: Fredericksburg Branch at 165 North Woodward Avenue, branch established on 2005/12/15. Info updated 2011/08/05: Bank assets: $1,089.9 mil, Deposits: $913.9 mil, headquarters in West Des Moines, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Iowa Corporation
Northeast Security Bank: Fredericksburg Facility at 134 West Main, branch established on 1985/08/01. Info updated 2008/04/04: Bank assets: $119.3 mil, Deposits: $95.5 mil, headquarters in Sumner, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Independence Bancshares, Inc.
Religion statistics for Fredericksburg city (based on Chickasaw County data)
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
2,150Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:
Lori Dawson, 608 South Washington Ave (Lat: 42.957861 Lon: -92.195889), Type: 57.6, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100
CAMMIE BLAKE, 608 South Washington Ave (Lat: 42.957861 Lon: -92.195889), Type: 57.6, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:
161 N Washington (Lat: 42.965806 Lon: -92.198778), Call Sign: KNGC518, Licensee ID: L00600521 Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.310 MHzGrant Date: 11/28/2002, Expiration Date: 02/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2013Registrant: City Of Fredericksburg, 151 W Main, Fredericksburg, IA 50630
161 N Washington At Fire Station (Lat: 42.974417 Lon: -92.198222), Call Sign: KQR437 Assigned Frequencies: 37.1000 MHzGrant Date: 08/30/1999, Expiration Date: 11/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/01/2005Registrant: City Of Fredericksburg, 151 W Main St, Fredericksburg, IA 50630, Phone: (319) 237-5725
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
STATION, 110 N Jefferson (Lat: 42.965528 Lon: -92.202944), Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WNTV418 Assigned Frequencies: 959.250 MHzGrant Date: 05/26/1994, Expiration Date: 05/26/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/31/1999Registrant:Phone: (515) 228-2183
Fredericksburg, 2356 270th Street, 4.4 Mi W Of (Lat: 42.964694 Lon: -92.287917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 34 m, Call Sign: WQAP298 Assigned Frequencies: 959.150 MHzGrant Date: 07/13/2004, Expiration Date: 07/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/23/2004, Certifier: Allan J BeckerRegistrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 St. Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-2878, Fax: (303) 840-1129, Email:
FREDERICKSBURG, 608 South Washington Ave (Lat: 42.957861 Lon: -92.195889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: WQMI806 Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/18/2010, Expiration Date: 08/18/2020, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2013, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
0140015 FRED, 131 Lions Rd (Lat: 42.960194 Lon: -92.195417), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: WQXD517 Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/04/2016, Expiration Date: 02/04/2026, Certifier: Joe SargentRegistrant: Bte Management Group LLC, 1717 S Boulder Suite 300, Tulsa, OK 74119, Phone: (405) 414-4444, Email:
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
Call Sign: KB0TYB, Grant Date: 09/12/1995, Expiration Date: 09/12/2005, Cancellation Date: 09/13/2007, Registrant: Raymond F Wiley, 2745 220th St, Fredericksburg, IA 50630
Call Sign: KD0WX, Licensee ID: L01202465, Grant Date: 03/13/2007, Expiration Date: 03/13/2017, Registrant: Andrew J Rosulek, 105 Lions Rd, Fredericksburg, IA 50630
Call Sign: KF0IJ, Previous Call Sign: KA0DWM, Licensee ID: L00396722, Grant Date: 11/29/2011, Expiration Date: 11/29/2021, Certifier: Frances L Mattke, Registrant: Frances L Mattke, 2762 Stevens Ave, Fredericksburg, IA 50630
Call Sign: N0UJN, Licensee ID: L00547252, Grant Date: 07/25/2012, Expiration Date: 10/13/2022, Certifier: Donald D Dowd, Registrant: Donald D Dowd, 222 Grove St Box 88, Fredericksburg, IA 50630
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fredericksburg and their reported violations in the past:
FREDERICKSBURG WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 931, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2013)
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2013)
PLUM CREEK GOLF CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2010), St BCA signed (MAY-11-2010)
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2010), St BCA signed (MAY-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
3 routine major monitoring violations
3 regular monitoring violations
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fredericksburg that have no violations reported:
SANDY POINT CONDOMINIUMS (Address: 2700 STANLEY AVE , Population served: 60,Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Most common first names in Fredericksburg, IA among deceased individuals
Most common last names in Fredericksburg, IA among deceased individuals
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Utility gas (77%)
Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
Fredericksburg 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.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Length of stay since moving in below state average.
Number of college students significantly below state average.