George, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 1,059 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 
Males: 507  (47.9%)
Females: 552  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

51.0 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 51237.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,075 (it was $30,375 in 2000)
George:

$45,075
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,251 (it was $16,733 in 2000)

George city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $90,986 (it was $50,100 in 2000)
George:

$90,986
IA:

$149,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $500.

March 2019 cost of living index in George: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.1%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in George, IA (2010)
    • 1,04796.9%White alone
    • 242.2%Hispanic
    • 40.4%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 10.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in George, Iowa as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in George is 145 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (57.6%), Dutch (12.9%), American (7.8%), Swedish (2.8%), English (2.5%), Norwegian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/27/1890

Land area: 2.39 square miles.

Population density: 443 people per square mile   (low).

George, Iowa map

25 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.5%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,395 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,204 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (39.1 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (144.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (436.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Matlock, IA (2.8 miles),
Little Rock, IA (3.0 miles ),
Rock Rapids, IA (3.2 miles ),
Boyden, IA (3.2 miles ),
Ashton, IA (3.3 miles ),
Ellsworth, MN (3.5 miles ),
Doon, IA (3.5 miles ),
Hull, IA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 43.34 N, Longitude: 96.00 W

Area code: 712

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 George, IA residents
Average permit cost in George, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

1.8%
Iowa:

2.8%
Most common industries in George, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Machinery (12.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.9%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (18.2%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.3%)
  • Apparel (6.4%)
  • Machinery (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
Most common occupations in George, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in George, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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George, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

George-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the George city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

George-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 74% 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 160.9 miles away from George center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 180.5 miles away from George 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 151.6 miles away from George center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 161.9 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 127.7 miles away from George center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from George center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lyon County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
George topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in George:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - GEORGE (324 FIRST AVENUE NORTH)

Other hospitals and medical centers near George:

  • SANFORD ROCK RAPIDS MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
  • PARKVIEW MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ELLSWORTH, MN)
  • ULTIMATE NURSING SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SHELDON, IA)
  • PLEASANT ACRES CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HULL, IA)
  • SANFORD SHELDON MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; SHELDON, IA)
  • OSCEOLA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; SIBLEY, IA)
  • VILLAGE NORTHWEST UNLIMITED (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SHELDON, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to George:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 43 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 59 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • University of South Dakota (about 61 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 63 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Buena Vista University (about 63 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 78 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • South Dakota State University (about 79 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

Public high school in George:

Public elementary/middle school in George:

See full list of schools located in George

Library in George:

  • GEORGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $38,837; Location: 119 S MAIN ST; 10,960 books; 265 audio materials; 935 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 40 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in George: George Elevator Company Elevator (A), United Farmers Cooperative Elevator (B), Farmers Co-op Elevator (C), George Emergency Medical Services (D), George Public Library (E), George Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in George include: Saint John Lutheran Church (A), Tabernacle Baptist Church (B), Ebenezer Presbyterian Church (C), Immanuel Lutheran Church (D), Evangelical United Methodist Church (E), Central Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Birthplace of: Ro Foege - Politician.

Lyon 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 George and their reported violations in the past:

GEORGE WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 1,088, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.0%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.2%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
51 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in George (2011 data):

  • Security Savings Bank: George Branch at 100 S. Main Street, branch established on 1934/11/01. Info updated 2007/06/01: Bank assets: $150.5 mil, Deposits: $120.5 mil, headquarters in Larchwood, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Larch Bancorporation Inc.
  • Frontier Bank: George Branch at 210 E Dakota Ave, branch established on 2006/10/10. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $155.6 mil, Deposits: $110.9 mil, headquarters in Rock Rapids, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in George:

Marital status in George, IA
  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

For population 25 years and over in George:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - George
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for George, IA (based on Lyon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,63122
Evangelical Protestant3,19314
Catholic1,2663
Other1-
None1,490-
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: 7
Lyon County:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Lyon County:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lyon County:

26.2%
Iowa:

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

12.2%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.8%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
George:

47.3%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.2%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
George:

5.8%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
George:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
George:

31.5%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.5%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of George, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 7$3,228$5,5340$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,698$44,3760$0
Water Supply 1$3,713$44,5560$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$839
Local Libraries 0$0 2$2,790
Totals for Government 9$10,639$14,1853$3,629

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,279,000 ($1207.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $60,000 ($56.66)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $137,000 ($129.37)
    Sewerage: $133,000 ($125.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $129,000 ($121.81)
    Water Utilities: $122,000 ($115.20)
    General - Other: $87,000 ($82.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($67.99)
    Libraries: $66,000 ($62.32)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($31.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $17,000 ($16.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($15.11)
    Health - Other: $15,000 ($14.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($12.28)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($10.39)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000 ($5.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $91,000 ($85.93)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $25,000 ($23.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $50,000 ($47.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($21.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($14.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $111,000 ($104.82)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $108,000 ($101.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $75,000 ($70.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($15.11)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,000 ($6.61)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $29,000 ($27.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $71,000 ($67.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $133,000 ($125.59)
    General Revenue - Other: $46,000 ($43.44)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($4.72)
    Rents: $4,000 ($3.78)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($1.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $130,000 ($122.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $102,000 ($96.32)
    Other: $3,000 ($2.83)
  • Tax - Property: $447,000 ($422.10)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $124,000 ($117.09)
    Other License: $6,000 ($5.67)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,128,000 ($2009.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,804,000 ($1703.49)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,080,000 ($1019.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $756,000 ($713.88)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,849,000 ($2690.27)

3.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,783 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.80%
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 Sioux County, IA  0.85% ($48,595 average AGI)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.82% ($36,694)


4.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  1.16% ($48,235 average AGI)
to Sioux County, IA  0.93% ($78,366)

Strongest AM radio stations in George:

  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KWOA (730 AM; 1 kW; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • KIWA (1550 AM; 1 kW; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)

Strongest FM radio stations in George:

  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KIWA-FM (105.3 FM; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KIHK (106.9 FM; ROCK VALLEY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KITN (93.5 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around George:

  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K33AB (Channel 33; SIBLEY, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K15EB (Channel 15; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 226ft / 69.3mTotal length
  • 7,388Total average daily traffic
  • 7,388Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in George, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for George, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in George)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Jct 336 & 34 5 1/4 Mi E (Lat: 43.344417 Lon: -95.895306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: KNDC594,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.415 MHz, 158.415 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2012, Expiration Date: 08/21/2022, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (507) 625-6725, Email:
  • 2.5 Mi S (Lat: 43.299972 Lon: -96.000306), Call Sign: KNHK763, Licensee ID: L00759859,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.900 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2003, Expiration Date: 11/15/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/18/2014, Registrant: M S R Kruse Farm Ltd, Rr 2 Box 153, George, IA 51237
  • Lat: 43.348611 Lon: -95.998056, Call Sign: WQMJ425,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.412 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 467.412 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2010, Expiration Date: 08/23/2020, Certifier: Paul Perrine, Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-8353, Phone: (952) 469-0224, Fax: (952) 469-0170, Email:
  • 2454 Kennedy Ave. (Lat: 43.300028 Lon: -96.000306), Call Sign: WQNR468,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.712 MHz, 160.020 MHz, 159.870 MHz, Grant Date: 04/28/2011, Expiration Date: 04/28/2021, Certifier: Steven Kruse, Registrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E. 3rd. St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:
  • 3619 240th St (Lat: 43.301667 Lon: -96.069167), Call Sign: WQRV277,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.080 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2013, Expiration Date: 07/31/2023, Certifier: Kevin Stueven, Registrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E 3rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • GEORGE, 2050 Kingbird Ave (Lat: 43.352917 Lon: -95.977306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQIY310,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6825.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/26/2018, Expiration Date: 06/17/2028, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KC5KDW, Licensee ID: L00183844, Grant Date: 09/09/2004, Expiration Date: 10/18/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/03/2007, Registrant: Michael G Bonham, 407 W Indiana Ave, George, IA 51237
  • Call Sign: KF0OL, Previous Call Sign: KA0DWE, Licensee ID: L00290666, Grant Date: 09/23/2010, Expiration Date: 12/11/2020, Registrant: Gary C Siebring, George, IA 51237
  • Call Sign: KG0HB, Previous Call Sign: N0TMW, Licensee ID: L00716882, Grant Date: 08/01/2013, Expiration Date: 08/01/2023, Registrant: Byron J Krull, 3747 180th St., George, IA 51237
  • Call Sign: KC0ZKB, Previous Call Sign: KC5KDW, Licensee ID: L00183844, Grant Date: 09/09/2004, Expiration Date: 10/18/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2007, Certifier: Michael G Bonham, Registrant: Michael G Bonham, 407 W Indiana Ave, George, IA 51237

Most common first names in George, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4377.1 years
Anna2784.0 years
Henry2677.4 years
George2280.9 years
William1579.7 years
Fred1476.5 years
Arthur1274.9 years
Grace1284.8 years
Harm1280.9 years
Margaret1177.9 years
Most common last names in George, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kruger3676.9 years
Kruse2278.6 years
Geerdes2279.7 years
Harms2080.1 years
Krull1976.1 years
Stubbe1478.1 years
Johnson1476.4 years
Bruns1278.6 years
Vanbriesen1278.8 years
Willemssen1283.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in George, IA
  • 83.3%Utility gas
  • 9.3%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in George, IA
  • 66.3%Utility gas
  • 33.8%Electricity


George 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Alan G. Hoogestraat (2)
  • Lyle K. Hollander (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.