Hinton, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 951 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.7%
 
Males: 497  (52.4%)
Females: 454  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 51024.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $65,581 (it was $49,375 in 2000)
Hinton:

$65,581
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,725 (it was $20,358 in 2000)

Hinton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $142,316 (it was $106,800 in 2000)
Hinton:

$142,316
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $561.

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  • Races in Hinton, IA (2010)

    Hinton races chart
    • 91298.3%White alone
    • 60.6%Hispanic
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 30.3%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hinton: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (46.0%), Irish (13.7%), United States (5.5%), English (5.5%), Norwegian (4.3%), Dutch (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/6/1908

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 1,631 people per square mile   (low).

Hinton,IA real estate house value index trend

Hinton, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Hinton:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hinton city:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hinton, Iowa as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hinton to the number of sex offenders is 948 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: $1,467 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,989 (1.4%)

Hinton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (10.2 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (95.5 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (444.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Merrill, IA (2.7 miles ), Sioux City, IA (3.2 miles ), Lawton, IA (3.4 miles ), North Sioux City, SD (3.5 miles ), South Sioux City, NE (3.5 miles ), Brunsville, IA (3.6 miles) , Le Mars, IA (3.6 miles ), Dakota Dunes, SD (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $213,200
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $186,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.63 N, Longitude: 96.29 W

Area code: 712

Hinton household income distribution Hinton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.4%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +113 (+16.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Hinton, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hinton-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.2 miles away from the Hinton city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/28/1986, a category F4 tornado 31.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hinton-area historical earthquake activity is above Iowa state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 191.2 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 132.6 miles away from Hinton center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 210.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 136.3 miles away from Hinton center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 730.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plymouth County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Ron Wieck - Politician, Beau Erickson - Ice hockey goaltender.

Hospitals and medical centers near Hinton:

  • FMC MIDWEST DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • HALLMARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • TOUCHSTONE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • HOSPICE OF SIOUXLAND (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • BERRY RIDGE HOUSE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • OAKSHIRE HOUSE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)
  • ST LUKES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SIOUX CITY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hinton:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 11 miles; Sioux City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,544)
  • University of South Dakota (about 34 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 46 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Buena Vista University (about 56 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Northeast Community College (about 70 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 70 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 92 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)

Public high school in Hinton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hinton:

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Notable locations in Hinton: Deer Run Golf Course (A), Hinton (B), Farmers Co-operative Elevator (C), Hinton Ambulance (D), Hinton Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hinton include: Grace Evangelical Church (A), United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Plymouth 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 82.5. This is about average.

City:

82.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.145. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.145
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.61. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.61
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.370. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.370
U.S.:

1.929

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

9.14

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

  • HINTON WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 928, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.9%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.4%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.1%
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: 0.3% of all households

Hinton compared to Iowa state average:

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

Banks with branches in Hinton (2011 data):

  • Iowa Prairie Bank: Hinton Branch at 325 Floyd Avenue, branch established on 1957/03/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $64.9 mil, Deposits: $54.3 mil, headquarters in Brunsville, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Prairie View Bankshares, Inc.
  • Pinnacle Bank Sioux City: Pinnacle Bank Hinton at 468 Titan Road, branch established on 2011/07/05. Info updated 2006/10/05: Bank assets: $69.9 mil, Deposits: $61.6 mil, headquarters in Sioux City, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hinton city (based on Plymouth County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,52910
Mainline Protestant6,93728
Evangelical Protestant2,94413
Other8-
None6,568-
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: 6
Plymouth County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

9.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Plymouth County:

28.3%
Iowa:

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

16.6%
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$3,598$43,1760$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,257$37,5420$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,867$34,4041$1,373
Parks and Recreation 1$3,684$44,2081$598
Electric Power 1$4,559$54,7080$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$500
Totals for Government 6$20,965$41,93010$2,471

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $159,000 ($167.19)
    Regular Highways: $122,000 ($128.29)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $436,000 ($458.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $292,000 ($307.05)
    Police Protection: $62,000 ($65.19)
    General - Other: $56,000 ($58.89)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($47.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($41.01)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($38.91)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($25.24)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($24.19)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($9.46)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($5.26)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($4.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($52.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $11,000 ($11.57)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $242,000 ($254.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($5.26)

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

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $298,000 ($313.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($45.22)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($34.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $33,000 ($34.70)
    Rents: $15,000 ($15.77)
    General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($10.52)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $451,000 ($474.24)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($89.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $66,000 ($69.40)
    General Support: $13,000 ($13.67)
    All Other: $3,000 ($3.15)
  • Tax - Property: $297,000 ($312.30)
    Total General Sales: $44,000 ($46.27)
    NEC: $2,000 ($2.10)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $95,000 ($99.89)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $940,000 ($988.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $625,000 ($657.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $255,000 ($268.14)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($89.38)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $60,000 ($63.09)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($10.52)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $20,000 ($21.03)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $89,000 ($93.59)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,188,000 ($1249.21)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $226,000 ($237.64)

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,363 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
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 Woodbury County, IA  1.63% ($35,648 average AGI)
from Sioux County, IA  0.36% ($38,400)
from Union County, SD  0.17% ($32,176)


5.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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 Woodbury County, IA  1.43% ($32,957 average AGI)
to Sioux County, IA  0.38% ($24,351)
to Polk County, IA  0.20% ($44,050)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hinton:

  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMNS (620 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTFJ (1250 AM; 1 kW; DAKOTA CITY, NE; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KLEM (1410 AM; 1 kW; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hinton:

  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • K205DC (88.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMSC (88.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE)
  • WNAX-FM (104.1 FM; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSUX (105.7 FM; WINNEBAGO, NE; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KAYA (91.3 FM; HUBBARD, NE; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K220HO (91.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hinton:

  • 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.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • K38DU (Channel 38; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CORNERSTONE FAITH CENTER)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

Hinton fatal accident list:

Dec 13, 1998 00:35 AM, Us-75, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 14,900Total average daily traffic
  • 1,936Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,478Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hinton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1/4 Mile West Of Hinton (Lat: 42.627222 Lon: -96.307250), Call Sign: WGT333
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.575 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/13/2005, Expiration Date: 11/20/2015
    Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications Co, 1115 Cross St, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (507) 625-6725, Email:
  • 1/4 Miles West Of (Lat: 42.627222 Lon: -96.307250), Call Sign: WQK921
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.220 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/13/2005, Expiration Date: 11/20/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/26/2010
    Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications Co, 1115 Cross St, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (507) 625-6725
  • Lat: 42.621972 Lon: -96.296667, Call Sign: WQOL465
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/07/2011, Expiration Date: 11/07/2021, Certifier: Larry Williams
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.6 Km Ne Of Rt.S K42 And C70 (Lat: 42.586667 Lon: -96.221944), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 5.6 m, Call Sign: WPXD363
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.990 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/15/2012, Certifier: Ralph M Oakley
    Registrant: Brooks, Pierce, Et. Al., Raleigh, NC 27602, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • SIOUX CITY SUB, 2 Mi S (Lat: 42.600806 Lon: -96.305000), Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WPOS648
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2009, Expiration Date: 04/07/2019
    Registrant: East River Electric Power Cooperative, 211 South Harth Avenue, Madison, SD 57042-0227, Phone: (605) 256-4536, Fax: (605) 256-8058, Email:
  • HEARTLAND TOWER, 1.6 Km Ne Of Rtes K42 And C70 Section 25 (Lat: 42.586667 Lon: -96.221944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 563 m, Overall height: 605.9 m, Call Sign: WPQN802
    Assigned Frequencies: 7112.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2000, Certifier: Ralph M Oakley
    Registrant: Brooks, Pierce, Et. Al., Raleigh, NC 27602, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:
  • Hinton Tower, IA, 32012 Road K42 (Lat: 42.586639 Lon: -96.221944), Overall height: 603.5 m, Call Sign: WPWG979
    Assigned Frequencies: 6987.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/14/2002, Expiration Date: 02/01/2014, Certifier: Dale P Kelly
    Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 719-7185, Email:
  • HINTON, 30307 Juniper Ave (Lat: 42.614806 Lon: -96.254528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 88.3 m, Call Sign: WQEJ787
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/14/2006, Expiration Date: 02/14/2016, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • HINTON, 1.8 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 42.600000 Lon: -96.309722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: KDI49
    Assigned Frequencies: 1965.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2001, Expiration Date: 07/08/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2002
    Registrant: Phone: (712) 546-4141

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hinton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4263V , Serial Number: 18619, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Keith A Plendl, 31719 C60, Hinton, IA 51024
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7368K , Serial Number: 20-277, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1956
    Registrant (Individual): James A Lahn, 29894 Juniper Ave, Hinton, IA 51024

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Hinton, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1181.5 years
Charles983.3 years
Henry879.0 years
Robert773.3 years
Harry776.3 years
Anna679.2 years
George681.3 years
Grace683.7 years
Elizabeth592.2 years
Mary580.2 years
Most common last names in Hinton, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schneider1283.7 years
Held1285.5 years
Muecke1180.8 years
Vondrak975.5 years
Howe783.0 years
Junck677.0 years
Kovarna678.7 years
Spies679.7 years
Hageman579.6 years
Anderson577.0 years
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