Hartley, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 1,587 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 
Males: 730  (46.0%)
Females: 857  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

44.8 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 51346.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,026 (it was $31,016 in 2000)
Hartley:

$46,026
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,777 (it was $17,068 in 2000)

Hartley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $88,988 (it was $49,000 in 2000)
Hartley:

$88,988
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $160,575; detached houses: $162,489; townhouses or other attached units: $135,359; in 2-unit structures: $124,001; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $159,065; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $217,459; mobile homes: $49,619

Median gross rent in 2017: $617.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hartley: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.5%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 2.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 69.2% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hartley, IA (2017)
    • 1,54388.8%White alone
    • 915.2%Hispanic
    • 462.6%Two or more races
    • 251.4%Asian alone
    • 120.7%Black alone
    • 120.7%American Indian alone

Races in Hartley 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 Hartley, Iowa as of October 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hartley is 247 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (42.0%), American (7.5%), Dutch (7.1%), English (5.2%), Irish (5.0%), Swedish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/24/1888

Elevation: 1460 feet

Land area: 1.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,244 people per square mile   (low).

Hartley, Iowa map

52 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

This city:

3.0%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,040 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,205 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (66.4 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (135.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (408.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Everly, IA (2.8 miles ),
Sanborn, IA (3.0 miles ),
Melvin, IA (3.1 miles ),
Primghar, IA (3.2 miles ),
Royal, IA (3.6 miles ),
Archer, IA (3.8 miles),
Sutherland, IA (3.8 miles ),
Ocheyedan, IA (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 43.18 N, Longitude: 95.48 W

Area code: 712

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $127,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $280,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hartley, IA residents
Average permit cost in Hartley, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +98 (+6.0%).
Most common industries in Hartley, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (17.5%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (21.5%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.1%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Food (12.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Hartley, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Food processing workers (8.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Food processing workers (11.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Food processing workers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)

Average climate in Hartley, Iowa

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Hartley, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Hartley-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Hartley city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hartley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 76% 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 174.3 miles away from Hartley center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 209.2 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) earthquake occurred 175.4 miles away from Hartley center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 177.0 miles away from Hartley 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 156.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 114.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in O'Brien County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hartley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hartley:

  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER (231 NORTH EIGHTH AVENUE WEST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hartley:

  • PRAIRIE VIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SANBORN, IA)
  • PRIMGHAR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PRIMGHAR, IA)
  • PRIMGHAR REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PRIMGHAR, IA)
  • BAUM HARMON MERCY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; PRIMGHAR, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hartley:

  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 36 miles; Estherville, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • Buena Vista University (about 40 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 66 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 71 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 79 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 81 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 90 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)

Public high school in Hartley:

Public elementary/middle school in Hartley:

See full list of schools located in Hartley

Library in Hartley:

  • HARTLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $67,587; Location: 91 1ST ST SE; 22,003 books; 947 audio materials; 921 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 103 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hartley: Hartley (A), Terra International Incorporated Elevator (B), Farmers Cooperative Elevator (C), Hartley Emergency Fire and Ambulance Response Team (D), Hartley Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hartley include: Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (A), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (B), Trinity United Church of Christ (C), United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Hartley Food Family & Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 251 North 8th Avenue West).

Hotels: Hartley Motel (521 3rd Street Northeast), Soden's Handyman Service (521 3rd Street Northeast).

Birthplace of: Wesley Fry - Football player and coach.

O'Brien 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 Hartley that have no violations reported:

  • HARTLEY MUNICIPAL WATER DEPARTMENT (Address: 11 S CENTRAL AVE , Population served: 1,692, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.3%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.8%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
62 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Hartley (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank: Hartley Branch at 117 South Central Avenue, branch established on 1998/06/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $188.4 mil, Deposits: $158.7 mil, headquarters in Milford, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Milford Bancorporation
  • Savings Bank: Hartley Branch at 80 South Central, branch established on 2002/06/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $127.0 mil, Deposits: $115.5 mil, headquarters in Primghar, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Capital Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Hartley:

Marital status in Hartley, IA
  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Hartley:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Iowa average:

10.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hartley, IA (based on O'Brien County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,62218
Evangelical Protestant4,03621
Catholic1,3885
Other--
None3,352-
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
O'Brien County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

10.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
O'Brien County:

27.2%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
O'Brien County:

16.4%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hartley:

51.1%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.7%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hartley:

21.5%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.6%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hartley:

33.8%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

56.0%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.1%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hartley, 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
Other and Unallocable 4$12,820$38,4601$288
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,004$36,0240$0
Electric Power 2$6,662$39,9720$0
Sewerage 1$3,248$38,9760$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,386$40,6320$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,502$54,0241$150
Gas Supply 1$2,946$35,3520$0
Water Supply 1$3,546$42,5520$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,320$39,8400$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 4$3,577
Totals for Government 14$46,434$39,8016$4,015

Hartley government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,333,000 ($839.95)
    Gas Utilities: $642,000 ($404.54)
    Water Utilities: $346,000 ($218.02)
    Regular Highways: $221,000 ($139.26)
    Sewerage: $217,000 ($136.74)
    Police Protection: $184,000 ($115.94)
    General - Other: $153,000 ($96.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $130,000 ($81.92)
    Libraries: $96,000 ($60.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000 ($46.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $71,000 ($44.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $66,000 ($41.59)
    Health - Other: $50,000 ($31.51)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($26.47)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $40,000 ($25.20)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($8.19)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($5.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($1.89)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($7.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,000 ($40.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($1.89)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($1.89)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($1.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($1.89)
    Gas Utilities: $3,000 ($1.89)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $702,000 ($442.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($32.14)

Hartley government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $210,000 ($132.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $146,000 ($92.00)
    Other: $53,000 ($33.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($8.82)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($5.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $30,000 ($18.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $126,000 ($79.40)
    General Revenue - Other: $124,000 ($78.13)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($31.51)
    Rents: $48,000 ($30.25)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($6.93)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,626,000 ($1024.57)
    Gas Utilities: $610,000 ($384.37)
    Water Utilities: $437,000 ($275.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $160,000 ($100.82)
    Other: $57,000 ($35.92)
  • Tax - Property: $589,000 ($371.14)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $152,000 ($95.78)
    Public Utilities Sales: $117,000 ($73.72)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.63)

Hartley government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,466,000 ($2814.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,956,000 ($2492.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $510,000 ($321.36)

Hartley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,523,000 ($2219.91)

5.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
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 Sioux County, IA  0.62% ($64,543 average AGI)
to Osceola County, IA  0.44% ($34,840)
to Clay County, IA  0.42% ($25,708)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hartley:

  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KICD (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hartley:

  • KOJI (90.7 FM; OKOBOJI, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KICD-FM (107.7 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KJIA (88.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC)
  • KUQQ (102.1 FM; MILFORD, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KLLT (104.9 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KIWA-FM (105.3 FM; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)

TV broadcast stations around Hartley:

  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • K33AB (Channel 33; SIBLEY, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • 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.)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • K15EB (Channel 15; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K55FL (Channel 55; SPENCER, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)

Hartley fatal accident list:

Jul 21, 2007 04:25 PM, Central Ave, Lat: 43.183561, Lon: -95.476983, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 8, 1988 11:35 AM, Central Av, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 20, 1982 10:15 AM, Us18, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 52.3mTotal length
  • 15,135Total average daily traffic
  • 2,274Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,135Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hartley, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 61950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hartley, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 100 Ft Se Of 1st Str, Sw & 1st Avenue E (Lat: 43.179444 Lon: -95.474722), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KNFY453,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.370 MHz, 452.100 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2012, Expiration Date: 06/15/2022, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communicaitons, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (507) 625-6725, Email:
  • 11 Central Ave (Lat: 43.181083 Lon: -95.478056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 17 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WXT710,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.115 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/2014, Expiration Date: 03/31/2024, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 706 N Grand Ave, Spencer, IA 56301, Phone: (712) 262-4001
  • 4 1/2 Blks S Of Hwy 18 331 S Central Ave (Lat: 43.176361 Lon: -95.478056), Call Sign: KCZ793,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/2003, Expiration Date: 03/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2012, Certifier: Dirk Dorn, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications Co., 1115 Cross St., North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (507) 625-6725
  • Jct 18 & M18 5 Mi N & 3/4 Mi W (Lat: 43.255250 Lon: -95.461389), Call Sign: KNFJ344, Licensee ID: L00495760,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.025 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2002, Expiration Date: 06/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2012, Registrant: Ahlers Farm Inc, 6733 270th St, Hartley, IA 51346, Phone: (712) 735-4490
  • Lat: 43.175194 Lon: -95.501417, Call Sign: WQNM618,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.575 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/2011, Expiration Date: 03/24/2021, Certifier: Travis Defries, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Email:
  • Lat: 43.206917 Lon: -95.505833, Call Sign: WQSI201,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.300 MHz, 152.360 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2013, Expiration Date: 09/23/2023, Certifier: Kenneth Smith, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 43.068500 Lon: -95.419528, Call Sign: WQZC952,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.437 MHz, 451.487 MHz, 451.537 MHz, 456.437 MHz, 456.537 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2017, Expiration Date: 04/10/2027, Certifier: Javan Kruse, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hartley)
Most common first names in Hartley, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2286.1 years
Robert1872.1 years
Henry1883.4 years
William1877.0 years
Harry1778.4 years
Anna1685.1 years
George1581.1 years
Fred1484.3 years
Edward1482.6 years
Ruth1388.2 years
Most common last names in Hartley, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Petersen1476.6 years
Peters1173.2 years
Linder1175.2 years
Witt1183.6 years
Olhausen1084.7 years
Muhs1080.2 years
Miller1076.5 years
Philiph1081.3 years
Hennings980.7 years
Rost983.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hartley, IA
  • 74.3%Utility gas
  • 22.7%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hartley, IA
  • 57.2%Utility gas
  • 41.3%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hartley 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.
  • 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.