Hospers, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 716 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.5%
 
Males: 397  (55.5%)
Females: 319  (44.5%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 51238.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,187 (it was $37,083 in 2000)
Hospers:

$47,187
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,766 (it was $17,851 in 2000)

Hospers city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,938 (it was $66,800 in 2000)
Hospers:

$79,938
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $154,440; Detached houses: $156,069; Townhouses or other attached units: $197,580; In 2-unit structures: $117,839; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $103,965; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $115,751; Mobile homes: $18,386

Median gross rent in 2013: $580.

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  • Races in Hospers, IA (2010)

    Hospers races chart
    • 67096.0%White alone
    • 152.1%Hispanic
    • 60.9%Two or more races
    • 30.4%Asian alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hospers: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Dutch (32.1%), German (30.0%), United States (5.0%), Irish (4.5%), Czech (3.5%), English (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/6/1890

Elevation: 1340 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 1,521 people per square mile   (low).

Hospers,IA real estate house value index trend

Hospers, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Hospers:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hospers city:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 3.6%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Hospers, Iowa as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hospers to the number of sex offenders is 355 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $885 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,014 (1.1%)

Hospers satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (46.8 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (125.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (428.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Granville, IA (2.5 miles ), Alton, IA (2.8 miles ), Sheldon, IA (2.9 miles ), Archer, IA (2.9 miles) , Orange City, IA (3.0 miles ), Boyden, IA (3.1 miles ), Matlock, IA (3.5 miles) , Paullina, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $167,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $227,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.07 N, Longitude: 95.90 W

Area code: 712

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

3.2%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Hospers, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hospers-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Hospers city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/22/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hospers-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 179.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 192.4 miles away from Hospers 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 152.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 138.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 181.1 miles away from Hospers center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sioux County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospers topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hospers:

  • NORTHWEST IOWA DIALYSIS CENTER (112 SUNRISE DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hospers:

  • SANFORD SHELDON MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SHELDON, IA)
  • ULTIMATE NURSING SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SHELDON, IA)
  • ORANGE CITY AREA HEALTH SYSTEM Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ORANGE CITY, IA)
  • VILLAGE NORTHWEST UNLIMITED (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SHELDON, IA)
  • ORANGE CITY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ORANGE CITY, IA)
  • ORANGE CITY MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ORANGE CITY, IA)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ORANGE CITY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hospers:

  • Buena Vista University (about 47 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 47 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • University of South Dakota (about 56 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 56 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 59 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Wayne State College (about 81 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 96 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hospers:

Private elementary/middle school in Hospers:

  • SPALDING CATHOLIC/ST ANTHONY CENTER (Students: 55; Location: 505 CEDAR ST; Grades: KG - 3)
See full list of schools located in Hospers

Library in Hospers:

  • HOSPERS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $57,100; Location: 213 MAIN ST; 12,498 books; 550 audio materials; 546 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 35 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hospers: Hospers (A), Farmers Co-op Elevator (B), Hospers Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hospers include: Christian Reformed Church (A), Saint Anthonys Church (B), Presbyterian Church (C), First Reformed Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hospers: World War II Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Sioux 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 Hospers and their reported violations in the past:

HOSPERS MUNICIPAL WATER DEPT (Population served: 703, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2010), St BCA signed (AUG-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (DEC-11-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.6%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.3%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Hospers compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Hospers (2011 data):

  • American State Bank: Hospers Branch at 100 Second Avenue North, branch established on 1973/06/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $567.8 mil, Deposits: $473.7 mil, headquarters in Sioux Center, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Ambank Company, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hospers city (based on Sioux County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,31632
Evangelical Protestant12,98841
Catholic2,4716
Other1-
None4,928-
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: 9
Sioux County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Sioux County:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sioux County:

24.5%
Iowa:

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

15.0%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 14$5,882
Sewerage 1$4,018$48,2160$0
Local Libraries 1$3,000$36,0004$942
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$217
Totals for Government 2$7,018$42,10820$7,041

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

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($1.40)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $154,000 ($215.08)
    Water Utilities: $114,000 ($159.22)
    Regular Highways: $85,000 ($118.72)
    Fire Protection: $28,000 ($39.11)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($39.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($32.12)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($26.54)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($25.14)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($15.36)
    Health Services - Other: $9,000 ($12.57)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($5.59)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($5.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($12.57)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $77,000 ($107.54)
    Police Protection: $57,000 ($79.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $86,000 ($120.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($36.31)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $38,000 ($53.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($27.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($25.14)
    All Other: $12,000 ($16.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,000 ($25.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $88,000 ($122.91)
    Special Assessments: $46,000 ($64.25)
    Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($39.11)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($1.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $140,000 ($195.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $54,000 ($75.42)
    General Support: $16,000 ($22.35)
  • Tax - Property: $109,000 ($152.23)
    Total General Sales: $45,000 ($62.85)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($9.78)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $493,000 ($688.55)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $195,000 ($272.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $175,000 ($244.41)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $453,000 ($632.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($55.87)
    Other, NEC: $20,000 ($27.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $739,000 ($1032.12)

4.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,349 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
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 O'Brien County, IA  0.40% ($31,739 average AGI)
from Lyon County, IA  0.34% ($39,564)
from Plymouth County, IA  0.32% ($24,351)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($127,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Lyon County, IA  0.31% ($43,611 average AGI)
to Plymouth County, IA  0.30% ($38,400)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.30% ($64,086)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hospers:

  • KIWA (1550 AM; 1 kW; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSOU (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hospers:

  • KIWA-FM (105.3 FM; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIHK (106.9 FM; ROCK VALLEY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Hospers:

  • 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.)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K33AB (Channel 33; SIBLEY, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • 4,680Total average daily traffic
  • 982Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,232Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hospers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1 Mi W 2 Mi N (Lat: 43.099972 Lon: -95.923361), Call Sign: WNGV265
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.237 MHz, 862.237 MHz, 863.237 MHz, 864.237 MHz, 865.237 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/16/2011, Expiration Date: 09/29/2021, Cancellation Date: 06/27/2012
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • 1 Mi W 2 Mi N (Lat: 43.099972 Lon: -95.923361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 122 m, Call Sign: WPQW823, Licensee ID: L00001014
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.987 MHz, 863.987 MHz, 864.987 MHz, 865.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2002, Expiration Date: 02/06/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2011, Certifier: Robin J Glenny
    Registrant: Nextel Wip Expansion Two Corp.

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1 Mi W & 2 Mi N (Lat: 43.099972 Lon: -95.923361), Call Sign: KNHL329, Licensee ID: L00117747
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/21/2003, Expiration Date: 10/17/2013
    Registrant: Radio & Tv Center, 1034 Main St, Hull, IA 51239, Phone: (712) 439-1441
  • Hwy 60 S Of Hospers Iowa-West Side (Lat: 43.069972 Lon: -95.908639), Call Sign: KNFD808, Licensee ID: L00022767
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.335 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/2002, Expiration Date: 03/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2012
    Registrant: Joes Feed Service Inc, Hospers, IA 51238, Phone: (712) 752-8265
  • Lat: 43.072639 Lon: -95.907083, Call Sign: WQQQ457
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2013, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023, Certifier: Roger Van Bruggen
    Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 706 N Grand Ave, Spencer, IA 51301, Phone: (712) 262-4001, Fax: (712) 262-4039, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 1 Mile Northwest Of (Lat: 43.099972 Lon: -95.923333), Call Sign: KNKD525, Licensee ID: L00091804
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/13/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 12/20/2004
    Registrant: Hospers Telephone Exchange, Inc., Hosper, 107 2nd Avenue, Hospers, IA 51238
  • 3797 Lily Ave (Lat: 43.099167 Lon: -95.920556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: KNKD689
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/21/2003, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0LLO, Licensee ID: L00750388
    Grant Date: 10/02/2003, Expiration Date: 09/07/2013, Certifier: Eric J Evink
    Registrant: Eric J Evink, Hospers, IA 51238
  • Call Sign: WD0FLD, Licensee ID: L00958644
    Grant Date: 12/30/2004, Expiration Date: 03/20/2015, Certifier: Lloyd R Dolphin
    Registrant: Lloyd R Dolphin, 305 Fir St, Hospers, IA 51238

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: OOSTERHUIS JIM RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A3B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 184RV , Serial Number: 81730, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 12/16/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): Air O Enterprises, 3973 Nest Ave, Hospers, IA 51238

Most common first names in Hospers, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1974.0 years
Henry977.8 years
Margaret880.7 years
Gertrude784.7 years
Peter782.3 years
Gerrit683.9 years
Anna590.2 years
Edward579.7 years
William582.2 years
James476.2 years
Most common last names in Hospers, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hulst768.5 years
Klein674.1 years
Hofmeyer680.7 years
Jungers678.8 years
Oldenkamp664.5 years
Roetman682.2 years
Huygens586.8 years
Boone583.4 years
Dykstra586.6 years
Rensink585.2 years

Hospers on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel"
  • #37 (51238) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries"
  • #58 (51238) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 1,000+)"
  • #60 (51238) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Luxemburger first ancestries"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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  • Eugene Vander Griend (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2015.