Hiawatha, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 7,145 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 
Males: 3,576  (50.1%)
Females: 3,569  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52233.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,152 (it was $40,799 in 2000)
Hiawatha:

$47,152
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,551 (it was $22,664 in 2000)

Hiawatha city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $130,386 (it was $84,700 in 2000)
Hiawatha:

$130,386
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $158,772; Detached houses: $170,101; Townhouses or other attached units: $146,372; In 2-unit structures: $99,089; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,903; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $131,720; Mobile homes: $27,841

Median gross rent in 2013: $612.

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  • Races in Hiawatha, IA (2013)

    Hiawatha races chart
    • 6,28488.3%White alone
    • 4065.7%Asian alone
    • 3134.4%Black alone
    • 540.8%American Indian alone
    • 430.6%Hispanic
    • 200.3%Two or more races
    • 90.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hiawatha: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.1%), Irish (16.1%), English (7.9%), Czech (5.9%), United States (5.2%), Norwegian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/12/1950

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 3.53 square miles.

Population density: 2,023 people per square mile   (low).

Hiawatha,IA real estate house value index trend

Hiawatha, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Hiawatha:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hiawatha city:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

173 residents are foreign born (1.5% Asia, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% Latin America).

This city:

2.7%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Hiawatha, Iowa as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hiawatha to the number of sex offenders is 892 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,036 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $313 (0.8%)

Hiawatha satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (4.3 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (136.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (206.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Robins, IA (1.4 miles ), Cedar Rapids, IA (2.1 miles ), Marion, IA (2.1 miles ), Palo, IA (2.4 miles ), Alburnett, IA (2.8 miles ), Atkins, IA (3.1 miles ), Bertram, IA (3.2 miles ), Fairfax, IA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2003: 50 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2004: 56 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $246,100
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $235,400
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $156,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.04 N, Longitude: 91.68 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,484 (+34.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 486 (12.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 319

Hiawatha household income distribution Hiawatha home values distribution

Crime rates in Hiawatha by Year
Type 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1000
per 100,000 14.80.00.00.0
Rapes 1001
per 100,000 14.80.00.013.9
Robberies 1000
per 100,000 14.80.00.00.0
Assaults 0033
per 100,000 0.00.042.041.8
Burglaries 25253036
per 100,000 368.8354.1420.1501.9
Thefts 107664663
per 100,000 1,578.4934.7644.2878.3
Auto thefts 3117
per 100,000 44.314.214.097.6
Arson 2001
per 100,000 29.50.00.013.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 257.1) 137.963.264.697.4

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

Crime rate in Hiawatha detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 14 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Iowa average:

1.71
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,021 (+18.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Hiawatha, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hiawatha, Iowa average temperatures Hiawatha, Iowa average precipitation Hiawatha, Iowa humidity Hiawatha, Iowa wind speed Hiawatha, Iowa snowfall Hiawatha, Iowa sunshine Hiawatha, Iowa clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Hiawatha-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Hiawatha city center .

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hiawatha-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% 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 319.1 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 299.4 miles away from Hiawatha 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 149.1 miles away from the city 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 348.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 319.1 miles away from Hiawatha center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 304.6 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 Linn County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hiawatha topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hiawatha:

  • REM IOWA-TERRY AVENUE (815 TERRY AVENUE)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (1067 NORTH CENTER POINT ROAD)
  • HIAWATHA CARE CENTER (405 NORTH 15TH AVENUE)

Airports located in Hiawatha:

Operable nuclear power plant near Hiawatha:

  • 6 miles: Duane Arnold in Palo, IA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hiawatha:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 10 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 28 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 43 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 52 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 56 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 67 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 68 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hiawatha:

Private elementary/middle school in Hiawatha:

  • ESSENTIAL MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF HIAWATHA (Students: 46; Location: 1350 BLAIRS FERRY RD STE A; Grades: PK - TK)
See full list of schools located in Hiawatha

Library in Hiawatha:

  • HIAWATHA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $454,054; Location: 150 W WILLMAN ST; 37,450 books; 3,301 audio materials; 2,691 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 117 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hiawatha: Hiawatha (A), Hiawatha Fire and Rescue (B), Hiawatha Library (C), Hiawatha City Hall (D), Hiawatha Police Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hiawatha include: Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church (A), Hope United Church of Christ (B), Zion Lutheran Church (C), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Friendship Baptist Church (E), New Song Community Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Buffalo Cemetery (1), Shiloh Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hiawatha include: Tucker Park (1), Hiawatha Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Sport Zone (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1100 North 18th Avenue).

Linn 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 2012 was 80.0. This is about average.

City:

80.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.228. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.228
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.43. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.43
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.761. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.761
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 22.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.51
U.S.:

9.14

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

  • HIAWATHA WATER DEPT (Address: 101 EMMONS ST , Population served: 7,024, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.5%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.0% for Black residents, 54.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.5%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
11 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
57 people in nursing homes in 2000
11 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Hiawatha compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Hiawatha (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank: Hiawatha Branch at 175 Center Point Road, branch established on 1969/04/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $624.5 mil, Deposits: $526.5 mil, headquarters in Marion, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Neighbor Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Heritage Bank: Hiawatha Branch at 2250 Blairs Ferry Road, branch established on 2004/12/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $35.9 mil, Deposits: $32.1 mil, headquarters in Marion, IA, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Delhi Bancshares, Inc.
  • Hiawatha Bank and Trust Company: Hiawatha Bank And Trust Company at 777 North Center Point Road, branch established on 1997/09/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $36.8 mil, Deposits: $30.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Country Bancorporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hiawatha city (based on Linn County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,93018
Mainline Protestant35,52275
Evangelical Protestant29,18488
Other4,96918
Orthodox5452
Black Protestant4332
None99,643-
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: 27
Linn County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Linn County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 88
Linn County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 146
Here:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Linn County:

28.6%
Iowa:

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

13.4%
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
Financial Administration 1$5,077$60,9240$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,781$58,6866$1,517
Police Protection - Officers 12$61,148$61,1480$0
Firefighters 3$14,679$58,71637$5,824
Streets and Highways 4$16,470$49,4100$0
Parks and Recreation 3$10,076$40,3041$1,258
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$14,663$58,6520$0
Water Supply 6$25,656$51,3120$0
Local Libraries 7$23,907$40,9833$1,439
Other and Unallocable 2$6,421$38,5260$0
Totals for Government 43$187,878$52,43147$10,038

Hiawatha government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,210,000 ($309.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $591,000 ($82.72)
    Sewerage: $126,000 ($17.63)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($6.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($0.70)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $870,000 ($121.76)
    Water Utilities: $513,000 ($71.80)
    Regular Highways: $438,000 ($61.30)
    Libraries: $368,000 ($51.50)
    Sewerage: $289,000 ($40.45)
    General - Other: $288,000 ($40.31)
    General Public Buildings: $272,000 ($38.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $214,000 ($29.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $197,000 ($27.57)
    Financial Administration: $186,000 ($26.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $172,000 ($24.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $163,000 ($22.81)
    Central Staff Services: $157,000 ($21.97)
    Health - Other: $88,000 ($12.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($2.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $315,000 ($44.09)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $347,000 ($48.57)
    General - Other: $253,000 ($35.41)
    Transit Utilities: $35,000 ($4.90)
    Libraries: $26,000 ($3.64)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($0.98)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($0.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $88,000 ($12.32)
    Police Protection: $80,000 ($11.20)
    Regular Highways: $74,000 ($10.36)
    General Public Building: $29,000 ($4.06)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($2.66)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($0.98)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($0.70)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,655,000 ($231.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($1.26)

Hiawatha government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $558,000 ($78.10)
    All Other: $164,000 ($22.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($2.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $657,000 ($91.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $50,000 ($7.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $259,000 ($36.25)
    General Revenue, NEC: $136,000 ($19.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $78,000 ($10.92)
    Rents: $24,000 ($3.36)
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000 ($1.96)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $741,000 ($103.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $544,000 ($76.14)
    All Other: $96,000 ($13.44)
    General Local Government Support: $0 ($0.00)
  • Tax - Property: $3,898,000 ($545.56)
    Other License: $148,000 ($20.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $60,000 ($8.40)
    Other Selective Sales: $35,000 ($4.90)

Hiawatha government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,340,000 ($1447.17)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,740,000 ($1223.23)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,995,000 ($419.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,395,000 ($195.24)

Hiawatha government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,303,000 ($602.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,923,000 ($409.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $155,000 ($21.69)

5.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Iowa average:

5.75%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($337 average AGI)
Linn County:

0.03%
Iowa average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Johnson County, IA  0.70% ($39,990 average AGI)
from Benton County, IA  0.34% ($34,705)
from Black Hawk County, IA  0.19% ($29,311)


4.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Iowa average:

5.94%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Linn County:

0.04%
Iowa average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Johnson County, IA  0.61% ($38,859 average AGI)
to Benton County, IA  0.34% ($38,476)
to Polk County, IA  0.19% ($37,921)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hiawatha:

  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMRY (1450 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SELLERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMJM (1360 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hiawatha:

  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K261CA (100.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: POWER DU PREE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRNL-FM (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IA; Owner: CORNELL COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Hiawatha:

  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KCDE-LP (Channel 67; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCDR-LP (Channel 55; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHHH-LP (Channel 57; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRUB-LP (Channel 65; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K64DG (Channel 64; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: R B SHELDAHL)
Hiawatha fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Hiawatha fatal accident list:

Jan 2, 2013 08:11 AM, Nb Center Point Road, Lat: 42.03510, Lon: -91.66845, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 8, 2013 09:30 PM, I-380, Lat: 42.04230, Lon: -91.67947, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 8, 2011 02:30 AM, Robins Rd, Lat: 42.05847, Lon: -91.67284, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 18, 2005 06:20 AM, I-380, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3
Oct 12, 2001 08:55 PM, I-380, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 11, 1987 05:50 PM, Center Pt., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Boyson Road (Lat: 42.044722 Lon: -91.700556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KNKA646
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018
    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 Antenna Towers:

1
  • 4027 Tower Terrace Road (Lat: 42.056944 Lon: -91.695278), Type: 332.0, Overall height: 307.9 m
    Registrant: 3193988422, , 501 2ND AVENUE SE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 4027 Tower Terrace Rd (Lat: 42.056944 Lon: -91.695444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KWL658, Licensee ID: L00027000
    Assigned Frequencies: 5545.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2010, Expiration Date: 07/11/2020, Certifier: Virgil Dolley
    Registrant: Cedar Rapids Television Company, 501 Second Ave Se, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401, Phone: (319) 398-8422, Fax: (319) 398-8378
  • Lat: 42.038333 Lon: -91.674056, Call Sign: KD34578
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.987 MHz, 458.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/2004, Expiration Date: 10/12/2013
    Registrant: Graybill Communications, Inc., 305 Miller Rd, Hiawatha, IA 52233, Phone: (319) 393-5456, Fax: (319) 393-5458, Email:
  • Lat: 42.051361 Lon: -91.678222, Call Sign: WPUB859
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.787 MHz, 457.787 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/07/2012, Expiration Date: 01/31/2022, Certifier: Fred W Hoit
    Registrant: United Parcel Service, 911 Grade Lane Bldg. 1 Rm. 203, Louisville, KY 40213, Phone: (502) 359-1402, Fax: (502) 359-1700, Email:
  • Lat: 42.046667 Lon: -91.697389, Call Sign: WQAV844
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.375 MHz, 452.850 MHz, 452.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2004, Expiration Date: 08/17/2014, Certifier: Steve Point
    Registrant: Graybill Electronics Inc, 98 Emmons Street, Hiawatha, IA 52233, Phone: (319) 393-5456, Fax: (319) 393-5458
  • Lat: 42.038417 Lon: -91.683361, Call Sign: WQNB214
    Assigned Frequencies: 4940.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/2010, Expiration Date: 12/01/2020, Certifier: Mike Nesslage
    Registrant: Racom Corp., 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:
  • 101 Emmons St. (Lat: 42.038472 Lon: -91.675333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQOD529
    Assigned Frequencies: 4980.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/19/2011, Expiration Date: 08/19/2021, Certifier: Mike Nesslage
    Registrant: Racom Corp., 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4027 Tower Terrace Rd (Lat: 42.056944 Lon: -91.695444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 329.8 m, Call Sign: KYY294, Licensee ID: L00027000
    Assigned Frequencies: 166.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2014, Certifier: Virgil Dolley
    Registrant: Cedar Rapids Television Company, 2nd Ave. At 5th Street, Ne, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401, Phone: (319) 398-8422, Fax: (319) 398-8378

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hiawatha)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: HAMER KENNETH R ROTEC RALLY 3 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 141RE , Serial Number: 25190, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 07/25/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth R Hamer, 700 Ryan Ave, Hiawatha, IA 52233
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 98 mph), Engine: P & W R-985-AN-14B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 580Y , Serial Number: 171, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 150 N 19th Ave, Hiawatha, IA 52233
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85675 , Serial Number: 7AC-4420, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Tom R Shafer, 104 Blairsferry Xing, Hiawatha, IA 52233
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 999GE , Serial Number: 1057, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 08/11/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Wright Way Trailers Inc, 1100 N Center Point Rd, Hiawatha, IA 52233

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$114,83141$123,440162$144,30111$50,9256$663,9935$88,2546$8,455
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$86,4936$146,6880$00$00$01$17,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$130,3872$50,11518$147,8685$20,3400$03$55,4101$19,560
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$129,5702$111,23019$175,1043$78,0270$01$24,4500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$102,1900$05$152,6661$24,4500$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0002.01 , 0002.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$150,79710$162,7030$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$153,1906$162,3431$61,610
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$182,9700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0002.01 , 0002.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Hiawatha, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert2569.9 years
William1677.4 years
John1674.8 years
James1366.7 years
Helen1278.2 years
George1278.0 years
Margaret1178.4 years
Marie1081.9 years
Richard1063.9 years
Dorothy1080.6 years
Most common last names in Hiawatha, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith884.6 years
Anderson774.4 years
Cook675.0 years
Kennedy573.4 years
Martin578.8 years
Williams580.6 years
Brown469.8 years
Elmore471.2 years
Baker487.3 years
Jones478.7 years
Businesses in Hiawatha, IA
NameCountNameCount
Curves1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Dairy Queen1Nike1
FedEx2Toyota1
H&R Block1UPS3
Kroger1Volkswagen1

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