Hinton, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 950 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.6%
 
Males: 488  (51.4%)
Females: 462  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

44.0 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 51024.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $73,270 (it was $49,375 in 2000)
Hinton:

$73,270
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,938 (it was $20,358 in 2000)

Hinton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $193,957 (it was $106,800 in 2000)
Hinton:

$193,957
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $210,117; detached houses: $212,778; mobile homes: $76,620

Median gross rent in 2017: $704.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hinton: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.4%
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  • Races in Hinton, IA (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Hinton, Iowa as of July 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hinton is 272 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (54.9%), American (8.0%), Irish (6.6%), Dutch (4.6%), Swedish (3.9%), Danish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/6/1908

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 1,630 people per square mile   (low).

Hinton, Iowa map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,869 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,439 (1.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.63 N, Longitude: 96.29 W

Area code: 712

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

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
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hinton, IA residents
Average permit cost in Hinton, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.0%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +113 (+16.3%).
Most common industries in Hinton, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Truck transportation (7.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.2%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Hinton, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Top executives (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Top executives (9.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (9.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)

Average climate in Hinton, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hinton, Iowa average temperatures Hinton, Iowa average precipitation Hinton, Iowa humidity Hinton, Iowa wind speed Hinton, Iowa snowfall Hinton, Iowa sunshine Hinton, Iowa clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.6. This is about average.

City:

71.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.143. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.143
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.69
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.659. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.659
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.41. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.41
U.S.:

8.46

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 Hinton 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 the city 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 (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hinton topographic map

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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Points of interest:

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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

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

Plymouth 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 Hinton that have no violations reported:

  • HINTON WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 928, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Hinton:

Marital status in Hinton, IA
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Hinton:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 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 - Hinton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hinton, IA (based on Plymouth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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.
Iowa:

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

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.3%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.6%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.2%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Hinton:

28.9
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hinton:

24.2%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hinton:

6.0%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hinton:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

57.5%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.6%
Iowa:

77.3%

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

Hinton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $452,000 ($475.79)
    Electric Utilities: $182,000 ($191.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $150,000 ($157.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($9.47)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $756,000 ($795.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $300,000 ($315.79)
    Police Protection: $115,000 ($121.05)
    General - Other: $73,000 ($76.84)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($66.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $62,000 ($65.26)
    Water Utilities: $41,000 ($43.16)
    General Public Buildings: $28,000 ($29.47)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($20.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($15.79)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($11.58)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($5.26)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($2.11)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $53,000 ($55.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $52,000 ($54.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $13,000 ($13.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $337,000 ($354.74)

Hinton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $347,000 ($365.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000 ($62.11)
    Sewerage: $32,000 ($33.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000 ($5.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $19,000 ($20.00)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($20.00)
    General Revenue - Other: $17,000 ($17.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($12.63)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $963,000 ($1013.68)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($89.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $88,000 ($92.63)
    Other: $5,000 ($5.26)
  • Tax - Property: $409,000 ($430.53)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $87,000 ($91.58)
    Other License: $2,000 ($2.11)

Hinton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,016,000 ($3174.74)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,248,000 ($2366.32)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $980,000 ($1031.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $212,000 ($223.16)

Hinton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,159,000 ($1220.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,517,000 ($1596.84)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $126,000 ($132.63)

5.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,367 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Woodbury County, IA  2.22% ($48,398 average AGI)
from Sioux County, IA  0.47% ($39,646)


5.48% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
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 Woodbury County, IA  1.79% ($51,414 average AGI)
to Sioux County, IA  0.36% ($38,472)
to Polk County, IA  0.27% ($67,444)

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:

Nov 3, 2009 05:00 PM, Us-75, Cedar Street, Lat: 42.627792, Lon: -96.291617, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 13, 1998 00:35 AM, Us-75, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 36.3mTotal length
  • 124,885Total average daily traffic
  • 19,604Total average daily truck traffic
  • 124,885Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hinton, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 101940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hinton, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial 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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 1/4 Mile West Of Hinton (Lat: 42.627222 Lon: -96.307250), Call Sign: WGT333,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.575 MHz, Grant Date: 10/01/2015, Expiration Date: 11/20/2025, 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
  • Lat: 42.608167 Lon: -96.190111, Call Sign: WQZF248,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.212 MHz, 159.750 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/2017, Expiration Date: 04/27/2027, Certifier: Mike Frerichs, Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 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, Cancellation Date: 02/29/2016, 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, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Certifier: Ralph M Oakley, Registrant: Brooks, Pierce, Et. Al., 150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1700, Raleigh, NC 27601, 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: 02/01/2022, Certifier: Dale P Kelly, Registrant: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, 1200 Seventeenth Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 663-8195, Fax: (202) 663-8007, 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, Cancellation Date: 12/11/2015, 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, 30307 Juniper Ave (Lat: 42.614806 Lon: -96.254528), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 88.3 m, Call Sign: WQXG707,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/29/2016, Expiration Date: 02/28/2026, 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, Phone: (712) 546-4141

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/16/1997
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 05/08/2017
    Registrant (Individual): James A Lahn, 29894 Juniper Ave, Hinton, IA 51024

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of fires - 40 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Hinton, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (61.4%), and Structure Fires (24.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hinton, IA
    • 10261.4%Outside Fires
    • 4024.1%Structure Fires
    • 1911.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 53.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hinton, IA
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hinton, IA
  • 51.5%Utility gas
  • 41.4%Electricity
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hinton, IA
  • 69.6%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Electricity
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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