Harpers Ferry, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 324 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 
Males: 188  (58.1%)
Females: 136  (41.9%)
Median resident age:  62.4 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52146.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,238 (it was $29,091 in 2000)
Harpers Ferry:

$38,238
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,496 (it was $17,566 in 2000)

Harpers Ferry city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,790 (it was $72,300 in 2000)
Harpers Ferry:

$111,790
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $538.

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  • Races in Harpers Ferry, IA (2010)

    Harpers Ferry races chart
    • 32799.7%White alone
    • 10.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Harpers Ferry: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.2%), Irish (18.0%), Norwegian (11.2%), English (8.7%), Czech (3.5%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/24/1901

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 530 people per square mile   (low).

Harpers Ferry,IA real estate house value index trend

Harpers Ferry, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Harpers Ferry:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harpers Ferry city:

  • Never married: 10.7%
  • Now married: 70.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Harpers Ferry, Iowa as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Harpers Ferry to the number of sex offenders is 327 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,745 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,271 (1.2%)

Harpers Ferry satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (42.5 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (89.1 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (200.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lynxville, WI (2.4 miles) , Eastman, WI (2.7 miles ), Waterville, IA (2.7 miles) , Ferryville, WI (3.2 miles) , Prairie du Chien, WI (3.3 miles ), Marquette, IA (3.3 miles ), Lansing, IA (3.4 miles ), Freeman, WI (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,100
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $44,700
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.20 N, Longitude: 91.15 W

Area code: 563

Harpers Ferry household income distribution Harpers Ferry home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +50 (+17.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (38%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Harpers Ferry, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harpers Ferry-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.8 miles away from the Harpers Ferry city center .

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.9 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harpers Ferry-area historical earthquake activity is below Iowa state average. It is 87% 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 370.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 166.6 miles away from Harpers Ferry 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 347.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 295.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 134.8 miles away from Harpers Ferry 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 401.7 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 Allamakee County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harpers Ferry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Harpers Ferry:

  • GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN RENAL DIALYSIS - PRAIRIE DU CHIEN (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI)
  • PRAIRIE DU CHIEN MEM HSPTL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI)
  • PRAIRIE MAISON (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI)
  • THORNTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LANSING, IA)
  • THORNTON MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LANSING, IA)
  • GREAT RIVER CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MC GREGOR, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harpers Ferry:

  • Luther College (about 34 miles; Decorah, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,700)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 37 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 42 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Viterbo University (about 42 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 43 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Western Technical College (about 43 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 47 miles; Platteville, WI; FT enrollment: 7,679)

Library in Harpers Ferry:

  • DOLORES TILLINGHAST MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $24,403; Location: 234 N 4TH ST; 9,155 books; 198 audio materials; 749 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 24 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Harpers Ferry: Harpers Ferry (A), Harpers Ferry Bluffview (B), Harpers Ferry Rescue Squad (C), Harpers Ferry Volunteer Fire Department (D), Harpers Ferry City Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Cota Creek (A), Springs Branch Creek (B), Spring Branch Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Harpers Ferry: Harpers Ferry City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Harpers Cafe & Motel (415 West Chestnut Street), Natural Gait (1878 Old Mission Drive), Harbor House (626 North 1st Street).

Court: Brown's Riverside Court & Marina (137 North 1st Street).

Allamakee 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 Harpers Ferry and their reported violations in the past:

SPILLWAY SUPPER CLUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MISSFITZ BAR & GRILL (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2009), St BCA signed (DEC-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-12-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-18-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2009), St BCA signed (DEC-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2009), St BCA signed (DEC-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2009), St BCA signed (DEC-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
MINNEISKA # 1 NORTH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-15-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between AUG-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-15-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Harpers Ferry that have no violations reported:

  • YELLOW RIVER STATE FOREST (Address: 729 STATE FOREST RD , Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MCGEOUGHS HARBOR HOUSE LLC (Address: 539 N SUNSETVIEW ST , Population served: 54, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.7%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.3%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Harpers Ferry compared to Iowa state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Harpers Ferry (2011 data):

  • Kerndt Brothers Savings Bank: Harpers Branch at 315 West Chestnut Street, branch established on 1966/07/25. Info updated 2009/02/25: Bank assets: $226.5 mil, Deposits: $176.4 mil, headquarters in Lansing, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Kerndt Bank Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Iowa average:

10.3

Harpers Ferry travel time to work - commute Harpers Ferry mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (81%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harpers Ferry city (based on Allamakee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,78517
Catholic3,4269
Other5283
Evangelical Protestant51410
None5,077-
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
Allamakee County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Allamakee County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

16.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Allamakee County:

27.3%
Iowa:

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

17.5%
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 1$1,789$21,4680$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,615$31,3800$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$751
Local Libraries 0$0 3$825
Totals for Government 2$4,404$26,4244$1,576

Harpers Ferry government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $52,000 ($160.49)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $66,000 ($203.70)
    Regular Highways: $54,000 ($166.67)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($58.64)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($52.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($40.12)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($37.04)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($27.78)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($21.60)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($15.43)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($15.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($6.17)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($3.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($3.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($101.85)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $49,000 ($151.23)

Harpers Ferry government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $59,000 ($182.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($6.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($18.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $100,000 ($308.64)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($46.30)
    Property Sale Other: $10,000 ($30.86)
    Rents: $1,000 ($3.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,000 ($80.25)
    General Support: $2,000 ($6.17)
  • Tax - Property: $83,000 ($256.17)
    Total General Sales: $18,000 ($55.56)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($12.35)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.09)

Harpers Ferry government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $649,000 ($2003.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $638,000 ($1969.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $11,000 ($33.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $292,000 ($901.23)

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
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 Winneshiek County, IA  0.50% ($30,929 average AGI)
from Clayton County, IA  0.39% ($31,182)
from Houston County, MN  0.32% ($34,833)


5.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
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 Winneshiek County, IA  0.78% ($25,455 average AGI)
to Clayton County, IA  0.35% ($22,900)
to Fayette County, IA  0.26% ($32,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harpers Ferry:

  • WPRE (980 AM; 1 kW; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KNEI (1140 AM; 2 kW; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harpers Ferry:

  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KNEI-FM (103.5 FM; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KQEG (102.7 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRQT (95.7 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCTN (100.1 FM; GARNAVILLO, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Harpers Ferry:

  • K41AD (Channel 41; LANSING, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W22CI (Channel 22; BLOOMINGTON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • LORI DAWSON, 150 N. Jefferson (Lat: 43.211694 Lon: -91.152611), Type: 78.9, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, STE 100
  • LORI DAWSON, 150 N. Jefferson (Lat: 43.211694 Lon: -91.152611), Type: 78.9, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW, STE 100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Cr A52 6 Mi Nw (Lat: 43.259139 Lon: -91.196806), Call Sign: WXB982
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.565 MHz, 155.565 MHz, 155.700 MHz, 155.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/2013, Expiration Date: 04/12/2023
    Registrant: Iowa State Patrol Communications, 5912 2nd Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313, Phone: (515) 281-8804, Fax: (515) 281-6761, Email:
  • Box 146a 1st St (Lat: 43.284694 Lon: -91.141806), Call Sign: WXR326
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.800 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 155.475 MHz, 155.595 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/14/2010, Expiration Date: 01/02/2021
    Registrant: Iowa Dnr, 502 East 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319, Phone: (515) 281-4515, Fax: (515) 281-6794

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HARPERS FERRY, 150 N. Jefferson (Lat: 43.211694 Lon: -91.152611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WQIK453
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/2008, Expiration Date: 03/04/2018, Certifier: John E Rooney
    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:

3
  • Call Sign: KD0LQH, Licensee ID: L01568866
    Grant Date: 05/13/2010, Expiration Date: 05/13/2020, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2013, Certifier: Michael T Johnston
    Registrant: Michael T Johnston, 1853 Sugar Dr, Harpers Ferry, IA 52146
  • Call Sign: KD0OQP, Licensee ID: L01638905
    Grant Date: 05/18/2011, Expiration Date: 05/18/2021, Certifier: Nicholas M Johnston
    Registrant: Nicholas M Johnston, 1859 Sugar Dr, Harpers Ferry, IA 52146
  • Call Sign: N0FUK, Previous Call Sign: KD0LQH, Licensee ID: L01568866
    Grant Date: 04/09/2013, Expiration Date: 04/09/2023, Certifier: Michael T Johnston
    Registrant: Michael T Johnston, 1853 Sugar Dr, Harpers Ferry, IA 52146

Most common first names in Harpers Ferry, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2078.2 years
Mary1184.5 years
James967.7 years
William875.0 years
Joseph878.3 years
Robert869.9 years
Leo674.2 years
Kenneth575.0 years
Anna584.2 years
Helen584.8 years
Most common last names in Harpers Ferry, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Valley969.7 years
Houlihan882.6 years
Boardman676.5 years
Cota668.4 years
Palmer676.0 years
Jones572.0 years
Olson585.0 years
Sullivan577.6 years
Brazell481.5 years
Kelly471.5 years

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  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Data processing and other information services"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Warehousing and storage"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents"
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