Grundy Center, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 2,696 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 
Males: 1,203  (44.7%)
Females: 1,493  (55.3%)
Median resident age:  42.9 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50638.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,886 (it was $37,222 in 2000)
Grundy Center:

$52,886
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,097 (it was $18,859 in 2000)

Grundy Center city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $110,179 (it was $73,000 in 2000)
Grundy Center:

$110,179
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $102,153; Detached houses: $103,949; Townhouses or other attached units: $128,859; In 2-unit structures: $58,098; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,375; Mobile homes: $36,580

Median gross rent in 2012: $445.

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Grundy Center races chart
  • White alone - 2,658 (98.2%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grundy Center: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (53.7%), Irish (12.8%), United States (6.6%), Czech (3.9%), Norwegian (3.7%), Dutch (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/17/1877

Elevation: 1026 feet

Land area: 2.45 square miles.

Population density: 1,100 people per square mile   (low).

Grundy Center,IA real estate house value index trend

Grundy Center, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Grundy Center:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grundy Center city:

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.1%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Grundy Center, Iowa as of May 22, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Grundy Center to the number of sex offenders is 1,358 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,380 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,478 (1.5%)

Grundy Center satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (23.6 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (178.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (263.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Holland, IA (1.7 miles ), Morrison, IA (2.3 miles) , Lincoln, IA (2.8 miles) , Reinbeck, IA (3.1 miles ), Wellsburg, IA (3.1 miles ), Beaman, IA (3.2 miles ), Dike, IA (3.2 miles ), Conrad, IA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $159,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.36 N, Longitude: 92.77 W

Area code: 319

Grundy Center household income distribution Grundy Center home values distribution

Crime rates in Grundy Center by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2008 2009 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.038.40.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 32233221
per 100,000 115.776.875.6115.5115.279.579.736.8
Burglaries 95121301
per 100,000 347.1191.937.877.038.4119.30.036.8
Thefts 28131921161197
per 100,000 1079.8499.0718.1808.3614.2437.4358.6257.6
Auto thefts 40011011
per 100,000 154.30.00.038.538.40.039.836.8
Arson 00010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.038.50.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 305.4) 107.250.748.466.587.543.534.824.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Grundy Center detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Iowa average:

1.72
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.1%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+0.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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

Average climate in Grundy Center, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Grundy Center-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/2008, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Grundy Center city center killed 9 people and injured 70 people and caused $100 million in damages.

On 5/30/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grundy Center-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 83% 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 373.2 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 354.7 miles away from Grundy Center center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 280.6 miles away from the city 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 208.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 398.3 miles away from Grundy Center 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 401.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grundy County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grundy Center topographic map

Birthplace of: Lance Horbach - Politician, Ziggy Hasbrook - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Grundy Center:

  • GRUNDY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 201 EAST J AVENUE)
  • GRUNDY CENTER DIALYSIS (101 EAST J AVENUE)
  • GRUNDY CARE CENTER (102 EAST J AVENUE)
  • GRUNDY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (201 EAST J AVENUE)

Airports located in Grundy Center:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grundy Center:

  • University of Northern Iowa (about 20 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; Full-time enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 24 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Iowa State University (about 51 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 59 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 60 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 63 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 66 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)

Public high schools in Grundy Center:

Public elementary/middle schools in Grundy Center:

See full list of schools located in Grundy Center

Library in Grundy Center:

  • KLING MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $135,801; Location: 807 7TH ST; 29,124 books; 1,147 audio materials; 1,542 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 126 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birth place of NFL Player Joel Crisman (Tampa Bay - born February 3, 1971)

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Notable locations in Grundy Center: City of Grundy Center Ambulance (A), Grundy County Sheriff Office (B), Grundy City Hall (C), Grundy Center Fire Department (D), Grundy Center Police Department (E), Grundy Center Library (F), Grundy County Courthouse (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grundy Center include: Lutheran Church (A), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (B), Bethany Presbyterian Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Methodist Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rosehill Cemetery (1), Palermo Township Cemetery (2), Sacred Heart Cemetery (3), Grundy Center Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Grundy Center include: Orion Park (1), Herbert Quick Schoolhouse Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Americinn (2101 Commerce Drive), Grundy Motel (206 East G Avenue).

Court: Grundy County - Juvenile Court Services (704 H Avenue).

Grundy 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 2011 was 51.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.1
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 22.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Grundy Center that have no violations reported:

  • GRUNDY CENTER WATER SUPPLY (Address: 703 F AVE SUITE 2 , Population served: 2,706, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.0%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Grundy Center in 2010:

  • 46 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 32 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
82 people in nursing homes in 2000
7 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Grundy Center, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Grundy Center compared to Iowa 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Grundy Center (2011 data):

  • GNB Bank: Insurance & Investments at 603 7th St, branch established on 1906/10/01; Gnb Bank at 603 Seventh Street, branch established on 1934/03/16. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $196.3 mil, Deposits: $138.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Gnb Bancorporation
  • Green Belt Bank & Trust: Grundy Center Branch at 508 G Avenue, branch established on 2000/10/30. Info updated 2010/08/26: Bank assets: $320.7 mil, Deposits: $290.9 mil, headquarters in Iowa Falls, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Green Belt Bancorporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Grundy Center travel time to work - commute Grundy Center mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Grundy Center city (based on Grundy County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.65%
Here: 74.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents21.4%14.7%12.7%8.8%8.4%
Congregations16.7%8.3%13.9%8.3%5.6%
NameReformed Church in AmericaChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents7.9%6.7%4.9%4.1%10.4%
Congregations8.3%8.3%5.6%2.8%22.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Grundy County:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Grundy County:

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

10.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Grundy County:

27.4%
Iowa:

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

15.7%
State:

14.5%
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 2$7,705$46,2308$4,026
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,238
Police Protection - Officers 4$13,176$39,5282$877
Firefighters 0$0 1$450
Streets and Highways 2$6,724$40,3440$0
Health 1$1,461$17,53217$5,052
Solid Waste Management 1$3,518$42,2160$0
Sewerage 2$6,766$40,5960$0
Water Supply 1$3,131$37,5720$0
Electric Power 9$38,214$50,9520$0
Local Libraries 1$2,484$29,8085$2,715
Totals for Government 23$83,179$43,39834$14,358

Grundy Center government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $65,000 ($24.11)
    Electric Utilities: $63,000 ($23.37)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($16.69)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($10.01)
    General: $24,000 ($8.90)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,604,000 ($594.96)
    General - Other: $691,000 ($256.31)
    Water Utilities: $353,000 ($130.93)
    Police Protection: $273,000 ($101.26)
    Regular Highways: $250,000 ($92.73)
    Sewerage: $205,000 ($76.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $175,000 ($64.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $156,000 ($57.86)
    Libraries: $112,000 ($41.54)
    Financial Administration: $60,000 ($22.26)
    Health Services - Other: $42,000 ($15.58)
    Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($11.50)
    General Public Buildings: $22,000 ($8.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($4.08)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($3.71)
    Welfare - Other: $4,000 ($1.48)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($1.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($21.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $210,000 ($77.89)
    Sewerage: $63,000 ($23.37)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($17.80)
    Fire Protection: $45,000 ($16.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($6.68)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($6.31)
    Electric Utilities: $12,000 ($4.45)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($2.97)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($2.23)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.48)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($1.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $959,000 ($355.71)

Grundy Center government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $510,000 ($189.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $203,000 ($75.30)
    Sewerage: $168,000 ($62.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($11.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,000 ($4.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $75,000 ($27.82)
    Health & Hospitals: $6,000 ($2.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $319,000 ($118.32)
    Interest Earnings: $250,000 ($92.73)
    Rents: $89,000 ($33.01)
    Special Assessments: $44,000 ($16.32)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,756,000 ($651.34)
    Water Utilities: $303,000 ($112.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $208,000 ($77.15)
    General Support: $71,000 ($26.34)
  • Tax - Property: $786,000 ($291.54)
    Total General Sales: $124,000 ($45.99)
    Public Utilities: $12,000 ($4.45)
    NEC: $6,000 ($2.23)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.37)

Grundy Center government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,274,000 ($472.55)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $512,000 ($189.91)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $664,000 ($246.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,031,000 ($382.42)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $91,000 ($33.75)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $161,000 ($59.72)
    End of Fiscal Year: $113,000 ($41.91)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,744,000 ($2130.56)

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Black Hawk County, IA  2.20% ($43,927 average AGI)
from Marshall County, IA  0.54% ($44,111)
from Tama County, IA  0.34% ($37,882)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,974 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
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 Black Hawk County, IA  1.90% ($46,105 average AGI)
to Marshall County, IA  0.38% ($38,632)
to Butler County, IA  0.34% ($56,235)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grundy Center:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFJB (1230 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grundy Center:

  • KCRR (97.7 FM; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCVM (96.1 FM; HUDSON, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAO-FM (99.5 FM; ELDORA, IA; Owner: ELDORA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQCR-FM (98.9 FM; PARKERSBURG, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING INC)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KOEL (98.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHKE (89.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)

TV broadcast stations around Grundy Center:

  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • K44FK (Channel 44; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Grundy Center, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 123
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 86
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 199
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

Grundy Center fatal accident list:

Oct 16, 2006 04:56 AM, Sr-14, 8th St, Lat: 42.36151, Lon: -92.77415, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Courthouse (Lat: 42.361083 Lon: -92.774361), Call Sign: KQU321
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.9400 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/14/2002, Expiration Date: 02/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/21/2012
    Registrant: Grundy Center Schools, 1301 12th St, Grundy Center, IA 50638, Phone: (319) 825-5460
  • 1st Street & Highway 175 (Lat: 42.352750 Lon: -92.758528), Call Sign: KAA748
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.275 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/14/2004, Expiration Date: 02/15/2015
    Registrant: Radio Communications, 1657 Falls Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701, Phone: (319) 234-3511, Fax: (319) 233-8292, Email:
  • 300 S Of Hwy 58 E Of City Limits (Lat: 42.352750 Lon: -92.758528), Call Sign: WGR356, Licensee ID: L00003092
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/21/2000, Expiration Date: 03/02/2005, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2004
    Registrant: Corn Belt Power Cooperative, 1300 Thirteenth St North, Humboldt, IA 50548, Phone: (515) 332-2571
  • Hwy 14-175 West (Lat: 42.362639 Lon: -92.805833), Call Sign: WQLS927
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.762 MHz, 452.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2010, Expiration Date: 04/19/2020, Certifier: Paul Hamann
    Registrant: Racom, 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, Twp F-87n Rng R-18w Se 1/4 (Lat: 42.358306 Lon: -92.908528), Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WNTT914
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/1998, Expiration Date: 01/31/2009, Cancellation Date: 07/06/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (515) 923-3206
  • Grundy Center, Sw Corner Of Town 1006 M Ave (Lat: 42.355000 Lon: -92.779722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 108.5 m, Overall height: 110.3 m, Call Sign: WQDR666
    Assigned Frequencies: 6825.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/14/2005, Expiration Date: 10/14/2015, Certifier: Greg Schmitz
    Registrant: Wi-Com Consulting, 307 High Street, Suite 200, Portsmouth, VA 23704, Phone: (757) 399-7140, Fax: (757) 399-7142, Email:
  • DIKE, Int Cr D-25 6.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 42.426389 Lon: -92.689722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 122 m, Overall height: 122.8 m, Call Sign: WQPN846
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2012, Expiration Date: 07/10/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • GRUNDY CENTER, Sw Corner Of Town 1006 M Ave (Lat: 42.355000 Lon: -92.779722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 108.5 m, Overall height: 110.3 m, Call Sign: WQPN847
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2012, Expiration Date: 07/10/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grundy Center)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Grundy Center

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grundy Center, IA
Most common first names in Grundy Center, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4280.0 years
George3478.0 years
William3077.4 years
Henry2681.1 years
Grace2085.7 years
Mary1985.8 years
Anna1985.5 years
Ruth1982.8 years
Margaret1982.9 years
Harold1776.8 years
Most common last names in Grundy Center, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1377.1 years
Brown1281.6 years
Smith1285.0 years
Flater1283.8 years
Meyer1280.2 years
Petersen1285.4 years
Meester1184.5 years
Grimmius1181.6 years
Mooty1079.3 years
Muller1079.7 years
Businesses in Grundy Center, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
AmericInn1Subway1
Jones New York1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
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