Griswold, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 994 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 452  (45.5%)
Females: 542  (54.5%)
Median resident age:  45.4 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 51535.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,877 (it was $31,538 in 2000)
Griswold:

$43,877
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,853 (it was $16,430 in 2000)

Griswold city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,836 (it was $50,900 in 2000)
Griswold:

$79,836
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $132,604; Detached houses: $134,000; Townhouses or other attached units: $160,603; In 2-unit structures: $88,046; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,830; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $115,967; Mobile homes: $32,767

Median gross rent in 2013: $575.

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  • Races in Griswold, IA (2010)

    Griswold races chart
    • 1,00597.0%White alone
    • 111.1%Hispanic
    • 90.9%Black alone
    • 70.7%Two or more races
    • 30.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.10%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Griswold: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.5%), Irish (12.5%), English (6.6%), United States (5.1%), Norwegian (4.3%), Swedish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/13/1885

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,618 people per square mile   (low).

Griswold,IA real estate house value index trend

Griswold, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Griswold:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Griswold city:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Griswold, Iowa as of July 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Griswold to the number of sex offenders is 202 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,205 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,366 (1.5%)

Griswold satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (37.6 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (45.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (388.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lewis, IA (2.4 miles ), Elliott, IA (2.5 miles ), Grant, IA (3.2 miles) , Atlantic, IA (3.6 miles ), Oakland, IA (3.8 miles ), Cumberland, IA (3.8 miles ), Carson, IA (3.8 miles ), Marne, IA (3.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $102,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $135,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.24 N, Longitude: 95.14 W

Area code: 712

Griswold household income distribution Griswold home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-0.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Griswold, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Griswold-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Griswold city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.2 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Griswold-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 220.2 miles away from Griswold center
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 430.5 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 299.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 310.0 miles away from Griswold center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cass County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Griswold topographic map

Birthplace of: Neville Brand - (1920-1992), actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Griswold:

  • GRISWOLD CARE CENTER INC (106 HARRISON ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Griswold:

  • ATLANTIC NURSING AND REHAB CENTE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ATLANTIC, IA)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ATLANTIC, IA)
  • ATLANTIC DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; ATLANTIC, IA)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; RED OAK, IA)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; RED OAK, IA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - RED OAK (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; RED OAK, IA)
  • WEL HOME HEALTH OF RED OAK (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; RED OAK, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Griswold:

  • Iowa Western Community College (about 35 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; Full-time enrollment: 5,344)
  • Bellevue University (about 41 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Creighton University (about 42 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 43 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 44 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 46 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 63 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)

Public high school in Griswold:

  • GRISWOLD MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 20 MADISON, Grades: 6-12)

Library in Griswold:

  • GRISWOLD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $69,337; Location: 505 MAIN ST; 11,009 books; 947 audio materials; 228 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 40 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Griswold: Griswold Elevator (A), Griswold Volunteer Fire and Rescue (B), Cass County Historical Society Museum (C), Griswold Public Library (D), Doll House (E), Griswold City Hall (F), Griswold Police Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Griswold include: Faith Lutheran Church (A), Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), Church of Christ (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hotel Arlington (621 Main), Sleep Well Motel (1120 Main).

Cass 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 58.5. This is better than average.

City:

58.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.28
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.9%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 1.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.5%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
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
36 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
54 people in nursing homes in 2000

Griswold, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Griswold (2011 data):

  • Rolling Hills Bank & Trust: Griswold Branch at 600 Main Street, branch established on 1934/05/10. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $207.1 mil, Deposits: $173.4 mil, headquarters in Atlantic, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Anita Bancorporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Griswold city (based on Cass County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,51421
Evangelical Protestant2,38814
Catholic1,4035
Other2732
None5,378-
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
Cass County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Cass County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

11.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

27.7%
Iowa:

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

18.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Griswold:

49.1%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Griswold:

29.7
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Griswold:

21.2%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

18.3%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Griswold:

42.7%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

54.8%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.1%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Griswold, 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 1$3,704$44,4480$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,497$29,9640$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,726$44,7120$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,869$29,2140$0
Water Supply 1$2,929$35,1480$0
Local Libraries 1$2,079$24,9481$474
Totals for Government 7$19,804$33,9501$474

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $252,000 ($253.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($35.21)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $117,000 ($117.71)
    Sewerage: $111,000 ($111.67)
    Regular Highways: $87,000 ($87.53)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($45.27)
    Libraries: $39,000 ($39.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $32,000 ($32.19)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($27.16)
    Health Services - Other: $14,000 ($14.08)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($13.08)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($12.07)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($6.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($2.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($1.01)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($1.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($47.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $142,000 ($142.86)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $116,000 ($116.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($9.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($28.17)
    General Revenue, NEC: $26,000 ($26.16)
    Rents: $15,000 ($15.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($111.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $83,000 ($83.50)
    General Support: $17,000 ($17.10)
    All Other: $5,000 ($5.03)
  • Tax - Property: $183,000 ($184.10)
    Total General Sales: $68,000 ($68.41)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.01)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,140,000 ($1146.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $375,000 ($377.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $699,000 ($703.22)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $66,000 ($66.40)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $83,000 ($83.50)
    End of Fiscal Year: $63,000 ($63.38)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $834,000 ($839.03)

5.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,394 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
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 Pottawattamie County, IA  0.83% ($37,689 average AGI)
from Audubon County, IA  0.50% ($18,630)
from Polk County, IA  0.26% ($33,714)


6.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,527 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
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 Pottawattamie County, IA  0.77% ($25,810 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.57% ($28,774)
to Douglas County, NE  0.46% ($30,040)

Strongest AM radio stations in Griswold:

  • 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.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Griswold:

  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCSI (95.3 FM; RED OAK, IA; Owner: HAWKEYE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSOM (96.5 FM; AUDUBON, IA; Owner: MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS L.C.)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSWI (95.7 FM; ATLANTIC, IA; Owner: MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Griswold:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 3,410Total average daily traffic
  • 362Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,945Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Griswold)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 100 Union St (Lat: 41.240278 Lon: -95.136667), Call Sign: KKA726, Licensee ID: L00035944
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHzGrant Date: 03/28/2003, Expiration Date: 03/09/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2013Registrant: Pellett, Bruce L:pellett, Paul E Dba Griswold Nitrogas Co, Box 429, Griswold, IA 51535
  • 2 Mi S 1/2 Mi W Int M47 & Hwy 6 (Lat: 41.291667 Lon: -95.239167), Call Sign: KNEX551
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.975 MHzGrant Date: 12/22/2012, Expiration Date: 02/11/2023Registrant: 49585 Hackberry Rd, Griswold, IA 51535, Phone: (712) 778-4687
  • 6 Mi E 3/4 Mi S (Lat: 41.215000 Lon: -95.032222), Call Sign: KQH501
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.900 MHzGrant Date: 10/17/2012, Expiration Date: 01/14/2023Registrant: 69888 612th St, Griswold, IA 51535, Phone: (712) 778-4557
  • 211 2nd St (Lat: 41.244167 Lon: -95.145000), Call Sign: WRR483, Licensee ID: L00024348
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHzGrant Date: 12/16/2004, Expiration Date: 01/29/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2015Registrant: Cousins Farms Inc, Rr 1 Box 31, Griswold, IA 51535, Phone: (712) 778-2644
  • L1 MOBILES, Lat: 41.231111 Lon: -95.252333, Call Sign: KNIV548
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.545 MHz, 161.100 MHz, 160.905 MHzGrant Date: 06/27/2014, Expiration Date: 09/21/2024, Certifier: Robert C LeedhamRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Griswold MW, Sr92/490th - 6.5mi W Of (Lat: 41.231667 Lon: -95.260278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.3 m, Overall height: 77.1 m, Call Sign: WQEA807
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.905 MHzGrant Date: 12/15/2005, Expiration Date: 12/15/2015, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2015, Certifier: Robert LeedhamRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4568, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • CARSON, Highway 92 & 490th Street (Lat: 41.242889 Lon: -95.250417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQPN404
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 07/05/2012, Expiration Date: 07/05/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • GRISWOLD, 5 Mi Wnw Of (Lat: 41.257750 Lon: -95.233028), Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: KAN23
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.20 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6152.80 MHz, 6404.80 MHzGrant Date: 12/19/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/27/1998Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309
  • Griswold, 490th St & Sr92 - 6.0mi W Of (Lat: 41.231083 Lon: -95.252194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.3 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: KYH85
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6004.50 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/2011, Expiration Date: 05/28/2021Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4958, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB0RHV, Licensee ID: L00991835, Grant Date: 02/17/2015, Expiration Date: 03/07/2025, Certifier: Robby D Brandt Ii, Registrant: Robby D Brandt Ii, 110 Harrison St, Griswold, IA 51535
  • Call Sign: KD0UU, Licensee ID: L00920094, Grant Date: 09/21/2004, Expiration Date: 12/07/2014, Certifier: Delmar W Potter, Registrant: Delmar W Potter, 51887 Cheyenne Ave, Griswold, IA 51535
  • Call Sign: N0GQP, Licensee ID: L01021960, Grant Date: 05/25/2005, Expiration Date: 08/22/2015, Certifier: Verna E Schuler, Registrant: Verna E Schuler, 63766 Richland Road, Griswold, IA 51535
  • Call Sign: W0KJM, Grant Date: 05/24/1994, Expiration Date: 05/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2006, Registrant: Laurence E Lary, 301 Scott Box 416, Griswold, IA 51535
  • Call Sign: WA0FIJ, Licensee ID: L00318263, Grant Date: 01/25/2001, Expiration Date: 04/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/24/2013, Certifier: Orlan K Cain, Registrant: Orlan K Cain, 69257 540th St Box 1a, Griswold, IA 51535
  • Call Sign: WB0ULS, Licensee ID: L00968254, Grant Date: 11/14/2014, Expiration Date: 01/22/2025, Certifier: Edward D Casey, Registrant: Edward D Casey, 201 Madison, Griswold, IA 51535
  • Call Sign: WB0ULT, Licensee ID: L01367343, Grant Date: 02/07/2008, Expiration Date: 04/07/2018, Certifier: Gregory B Casey, Registrant: Gregory B Casey, Rr 2 Box 247, Griswold, IA 51535-9784

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 21517 , Serial Number: 17263961, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Bryce L Leighton, 49585 Hackberry Rd, Griswold, IA 51535
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182S (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23735 , Serial Number: 18280458, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 02/01/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Leighton Farms Ltd, 49585 Hackberry Rd, Griswold, IA 51535
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6931E , Serial Number: 56431, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1959
    Registrant (Individual): William R Ebbinga, 58071 Richland Rd, Griswold, IA 51535
  • Aircraft: GARBEZ MICHAEL KR 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 998MG , Serial Number: 7278, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 03/17/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Michael S Garbez, 48483 Chestnut Rd, Griswold, IA 51535

Drinking water stations with addresses in Griswold and their reported violations in the past:

GRISWOLD WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 1,036, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and AUG-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-05-2007), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2008)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Griswold, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2177.8 years
John2078.8 years
Mary1779.6 years
George1381.8 years
Ralph1277.8 years
Ruth1081.9 years
Grace982.8 years
Dale872.3 years
Dorothy875.1 years
Frank886.6 years
Most common last names in Griswold, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1881.2 years
Johnson1471.6 years
Nelson1277.8 years
Sunderman1082.6 years
Mueller1081.7 years
Perdue978.9 years
Pelzer970.1 years
Erickson976.2 years
Wohlenhaus881.5 years
Casey874.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Other fuel (0%)

Griswold 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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