Homestead, Iowa

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Population in 2010: 148.
Males: 72  (48.7%)
Females: 76  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip code: 52236

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,629
Homestead:

$62,629
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,732

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $163,953
Homestead:

$163,953
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $143,786; detached houses: $143,365
March 2019 cost of living index in Homestead: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.3%
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According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Homestead, Iowa as of December 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Homestead is 179 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (50.0%), German (50.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 860 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (18.5 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (155.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (216.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Amana, IA (1.7 miles ),
Middle Amana, IA (1.7 miles ),
East Amana, IA (1.9 miles),
Oxford, IA (2.2 miles ),
High Amana, IA (2.2 miles),
South Amana, IA (2.3 miles),
West Amana, IA (2.5 miles),
Conroy, IA (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.76 N, Longitude: 91.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 319

Distribution of median household income in Homestead, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Homestead, IA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.1%
Iowa:

3.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.6. This is about average.

City:

77.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.217. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.217
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.224. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.224
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Homestead-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Homestead place center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 tornado 16.2 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Homestead-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 153% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 310.9 miles away from Homestead 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 292.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 310.9 miles away from Homestead center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 154.8 miles away from Homestead center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 458.0 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) earthquake occurred 339.2 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 Iowa County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Homestead:

  • ESSENCE OF LIFE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; AMANA, IA)
  • COLONIAL MANOR OF AMANA (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; AMANA, IA)
  • HIGHLAND RIDGE CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WILLIAMSBURG, IA)
  • HOSPICE OF COMPASSION (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WILLIAMSBURG, IA)
  • IOWA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MARENGO, IA)
  • MARENGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MARENGO, IA)
  • MARENGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MARENGO, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Homestead:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 16 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 19 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 53 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 57 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 61 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 69 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 69 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Homestead: Homestead (A), Amana Community Church Museum (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Niles-Sprague Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Homestead Store Museum (4430 V Street).

Hotel: Die Heimat Country Inn (4434 V Street).

Iowa 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 Homestead that have no violations reported:

  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN CHURCH (HOMESTEAD) (Address: 1920 V AVE , Population served: 38, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.4%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.5%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Homestead:

Marital status in Homestead, IA
  • Never married: 11.2%
  • Now married: 65.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 22.9%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Homestead:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.5
Iowa average:

10.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Homestead, IA (based on Iowa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,29715
Catholic2,6334
Mainline Protestant2,56114
Other31
None6,861-
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: 4
Iowa County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

10.09 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.5%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Iowa County:

29.4%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Iowa County:

19.4%
Iowa:

14.5%

5.48% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
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 Johnson County, IA  1.23% ($49,108 average AGI)
from Linn County, IA  1.01% ($45,647)
from Benton County, IA  0.50% ($37,324)

Strongest AM radio stations in Homestead:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KXIC (800 AM; 1 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMJM (1360 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KMRY (1450 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SELLERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Homestead:

  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSKB (99.1 FM; BROOKLYN, IA; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K295AC (106.9 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Homestead:

  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • 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)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K64DG (Channel 64; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: R B SHELDAHL)
  • 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)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 34.0mTotal length
  • 9,070Total average daily traffic
  • 796Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,070Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Homestead, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Homestead, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.0 K/Meter S. Us H/Way 6, (Lat: 41.750000 Lon: -91.837944), Structure height: 291 m, Call Sign: KPL342,
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.990 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/1992, Expiration Date: 02/01/2029, Registrant: Townsquare Media, Inc., 1 Manhattanville Road, Purchase, NY 10577, Phone: (203) 861-0900, Fax: (800) 301-6408, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy Us 6 2 1/4 Mi E (Lat: 41.757778 Lon: -91.831833), Call Sign: WNIZ888,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.025 MHz, Grant Date: 04/09/2002, Expiration Date: 06/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2012, Registrant: Midamericanenergy Company, 106 E. 2nd Street, Davenport, IA 52801, Phone: (563) 333-8567, Fax: (563) 333-8558, Email:
  • 1, Lat: 41.771667 Lon: -91.852944, Call Sign: WQOJ941,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.415 MHz, 159.247 MHz, Grant Date: 10/21/2011, Expiration Date: 10/21/2021, Cancellation Date: 01/06/2021, Certifier: Steve Rose, Registrant: Business Radio, 1418 5th Street, Coralville, IA 52241, Phone: (319) 354-2204, Fax: (319) 351-2938, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • HOMESTEAD, 400 Ft N Of Us6 At A Point 2 1/4 Mi E Of (Lat: 41.757778 Lon: -91.831833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 49.7 m, Call Sign: WNEE466,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2020, Expiration Date: 11/29/2030, Registrant: Interstate Power And Light Company, 200 First Street Se, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401, Phone: (563) 584-7474, Fax: (563) 557-2259, Email:
  • STATION, 400 Ft N Of Us Hwy 6 At A Point 2 1/4 Mi E Of (Lat: 41.757778 Lon: -91.831833), Overall height: 52.4 m, Call Sign: WNES955,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.581 MHz, 952.581 MHz, Grant Date: 07/19/2018, Expiration Date: 08/31/2028, Cancellation Date: 02/03/2021, Registrant: Interstate Power And Light Company, 200 First Street Se, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401, Phone: (563) 584-7474, Email:
  • AMANA, 3322 Hwy 6 Trl Homestead (Lat: 41.758611 Lon: -91.847222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 105.2 m, Call Sign: WPNH925,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11632.5 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2016, 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:
  • 400 Ft N Of Us Hwy 6 2 1/4 Mi E (Lat: 41.757778 Lon: -91.831833), Overall height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WPNI659,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.293 MHz, 952.293 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2013, Expiration Date: 02/09/2023, Registrant: East-Central Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative, 2400 Bing Miller Lane, Urbana, IA 52345, Phone: (319) 443-4343, Fax: (319) 443-4358, Email:
  • Homestead, 1 Mi. E. Of Homestead, Ia On N. Side Of Us Hwy 6 (Lat: 41.760333 Lon: -91.846056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 50.3 m, Overall height: 54.3 m, Call Sign: WQZY542,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2017, Expiration Date: 09/07/2027, Certifier: Josh Humphrey, Registrant: Racom, 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:
  • WS-WIL-24C, 190th St And Y Ave (Lat: 41.730278 Lon: -91.847722), Type: Upole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WRCD703, Licensee ID: L01166198,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 09/05/2018, Expiration Date: 09/05/2028, Certifier: Christopher W Craven, Registrant: Business Only Broadband, LLC, 999 Oak Creek Drive, Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 590-6009, Fax: (630) 986-2496, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WA0HIK, Licensee ID: L01441304, Grant Date: 10/30/2008, Expiration Date: 10/30/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/31/2020, Registrant: Randy A Seifert, 4307 V Street, Homestead, IA 52236
  • Call Sign: KD0TJX, Licensee ID: L01740635, Grant Date: 10/18/2012, Expiration Date: 10/18/2022, Certifier: Andrea R Everson, Registrant: Andrea R Everson, 3374 180th St, Homestead, IA 52236

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3535L, N3535L, N-3535L, Serial Number: 15062335, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 11/08/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 04/02/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Donald R Toy, 3216 210th St, Homestead, IA 52236

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Homestead, IA
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Homestead 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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