Ida Grove, Iowa

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Population in 2012: 2,140 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.9%
 
Males: 1,039  (48.6%)
Females: 1,101  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  46.7 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 51445.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,299 (it was $35,341 in 2000)
Ida Grove:

$37,299
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,456 (it was $20,698 in 2000)

Ida Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,829 (it was $61,900 in 2000)
Ida Grove:

$73,829
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $79,196; Detached houses: $80,799; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $63,016; Mobile homes: $21,164

Median gross rent in 2012: $294.

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Ida Grove races chart
  • White alone - 2,098 (97.9%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ida Grove: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (49.7%), Irish (9.4%), Swedish (6.8%), United States (5.8%), English (5.2%), Danish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/31/1878

Elevation: 1236 feet

Land area: 2.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,029 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Ida Grove,IA real estate house value index trend

Ida Grove, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Ida Grove:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ida Grove city:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 13.7%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.2%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ida Grove, Iowa as of January 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ida Grove to the number of sex offenders is 2,140 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $807 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $798 (1.1%)

Ida Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (48.4 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (80.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (401.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Arthur, IA (2.5 miles ), Battle Creek, IA (2.6 miles ), Holstein, IA (3.2 miles ), Odebolt, IA (3.4 miles ), Galva, IA (3.4 miles ), Kiron, IA (3.6 miles ), Schleswig, IA (3.6 miles ), Cushing, IA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.34 N, Longitude: 95.47 W

Area code: 712

Ida Grove household income distribution Ida Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.3%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-0.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Ida Grove, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ida Grove-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Ida Grove city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ida Grove-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 76% 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 231.7 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 177.0 miles away from Ida Grove center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 236.7 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 106.4 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 181.8 miles away from Ida Grove center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 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 Ida County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ida Grove topographic map

Birthplace of: George Pipgras - Major League Baseball player, Joel Dreessen - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Jul 26, 1982), A. J. Schable - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ida Grove:

  • HORN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 701 E 2ND ST)
  • MORNINGSIDE REHAB AND CARE CENTER (600 MORNINGSIDE AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ida Grove:

  • ODEBOLT NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ODEBOLT, IA)

Airports and heliports located in Ida Grove:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ida Grove:

  • Buena Vista University (about 25 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 46 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 66 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 76 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 77 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • Creighton University (about 79 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • Wayne State College (about 80 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)

Public high schools in Ida Grove:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ida Grove:

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Library in Ida Grove:

  • IDA GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $72,062; Location: 100 E 2ND ST; 13,375 books; 831 audio materials; 589 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 62 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ida Grove: Farmers Co-op Company Elevator (A), Ida Grove Golf Club (B), Ida Grove (C), Oak Grove Plaza (D), Community Ambulance Service of Ida Grove (E), Moorehead Historical Museum (F), Ida Grove Police Department (G), Ida County Sheriffs Office (H), Ida County Courthouse (I), Ida Grove City Fire Department (J), Ida Grove City Library (K), Ida Grove Community Hall (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ida Grove include: United Methodist Church (A), Winebrenner Church of God (B), Westminster Presbyterian Church (C), Ida Grove Church of God (D), Bread of Life Faith Center (E), Ida Grove Baptist Church (F), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (G), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Badger Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Ida Grove include: Badger Creek Park (1), Cobb Memorial Park (2), Ida Grove City Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Delux Motel (5981 State Highway 175).

Courts: Ida County - County Clerk District Court (401 Moorehead Street), Ida County - Juvenile Court Services (401 Moorehead Street).

Ida 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 Ida Grove and their reported violations in the past:

IDA GROVE WATER UTILITY (Population served: 2358, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
MOOREHEAD PARK #1 (Address: 202 JASPER AVE , Population served: 253, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2002), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2002), St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2002), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2003)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-04-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2002), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2002), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2001), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-02-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.8%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 82.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
53 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Ida Grove, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Ida Grove compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value 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 college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Ida Grove (2011 data):

  • United Bank of Iowa: United Bank Of Iowa at 501-7 2nd Street, branch established on 1932/02/04; Ida Grove Drive-In Branch at 219 Main Street, branch established on 1993/03/06. Info updated 2011/01/04: Bank assets: $1,153.6 mil, Deposits: $906.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Ida Grove Bancshares, Inc.
  • First State Bank: at 200 Moorehead Avenue, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2008/08/28: Bank assets: $136.4 mil, Deposits: $118.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ida Grove, Iowa:

  • Delux Motel, 5981 Hwy 175, Ida Grove, IA 51445 , Phone: (712) 364-3317, Fax: (712) 364-4076
  • Super 8 Motel, 90 E Hwy 175, Ida Grove, IA 51445 , Phone: (712) 364-3988, Fax: (712) 364-4288
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ida Grove, Iowa

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Ida Grove travel time to work - commute Ida Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ida Grove city (based on Ida County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.64%
Here: 76.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents30.3%22.6%18.2%15.9%12.9%
Congregations20.0%33.3%13.3%6.7%26.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Ida County:

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Ida County:

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

11.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Ida County:

27.7%
Iowa:

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

11.1%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 4$11,495$34,4850$0
Streets and Highways 3$9,135$36,5400$0
Sewerage 1$4,111$49,3320$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 18$7,880
Water Supply 1$3,261$39,1320$0
Totals for Government 9$28,002$37,33618$7,880

Ida Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $164,000 ($76.64)
    Regular Highways: $118,000 ($55.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $55,000 ($25.70)
    Sewerage: $43,000 ($20.09)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $183,000 ($85.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $140,000 ($65.42)
    Water Utilities: $132,000 ($61.68)
    Sewerage: $112,000 ($52.34)
    Financial Administration: $83,000 ($38.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $64,000 ($29.91)
    Libraries: $60,000 ($28.04)
    Fire Protection: $47,000 ($21.96)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($19.63)
    Welfare - Other: $20,000 ($9.35)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($9.35)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($7.48)
    Air Transportation: $12,000 ($5.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.47)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $53,000 ($24.77)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $183,000 ($85.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($11.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $21,000 ($9.81)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($7.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $257,000 ($120.09)

Ida Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.93)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $145,000 ($67.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $116,000 ($54.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($11.21)
    All Other: $15,000 ($7.01)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,000 ($8.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $57,000 ($26.64)
    General Revenue, NEC: $46,000 ($21.50)
    Special Assessments: $16,000 ($7.48)
    Rents: $8,000 ($3.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $226,000 ($105.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $188,000 ($87.85)
    All Other: $72,000 ($33.64)
    General Support: $50,000 ($23.36)
  • Tax - Property: $619,000 ($289.25)
    Public Utilities: $40,000 ($18.69)
    NEC: $6,000 ($2.80)

Ida Grove government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $250,000 ($116.82)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $745,000 ($348.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $650,000 ($303.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $225,000 ($105.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $25,000 ($11.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $95,000 ($44.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,857,000 ($867.76)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $225,000 ($105.14)

6.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200528,209 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cherokee County, IA  0.71% ($24,800 average AGI)
from Woodbury County, IA  0.64% ($33,333)
from Crawford County, IA  0.60% ($24,471)


7.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200631,023 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Woodbury County, IA  1.33% ($29,632 average AGI)
to Sac County, IA  0.67% ($25,158)
to Crawford County, IA  0.53% ($27,067)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ida Grove:

  • 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.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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 Ida Grove:

  • KKIA (92.9 FM; IDA GROVE, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KAYL-FM (101.7 FM; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KDSN-FM (107.1 FM; DENISON, IA; Owner: M & J RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBVU-FM (97.5 FM; ALTA, IA; Owner: BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Ida Grove:

  • 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.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Ida Grove, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 123
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 86
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 199
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

Ida Grove fatal accident list:

Jun 10, 2003 07:50 PM, 3rd Street, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 13, 1995 11:50 PM, 52, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 30, 1985 10:15 PM, W.7th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 26, 1984 07:35 AM, Hwy 59/175, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ida Grove)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Ida Grove, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • IDA GROVE, Within (Lat: 42.380833 Lon: -95.495000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WMW730
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2011
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite #100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • STATION, 1.6 Mi Nw (Lat: 42.362667 Lon: -95.486944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 92.7 m, Call Sign: WNEI332
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.743 MHz, 952.743 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2010, Expiration Date: 04/10/2020
    Registrant: Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative, 31002 County Road C38, Le Mars, IA 51031, Phone: (712) 546-3553, Email:
  • STATION, 2.5 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 42.362472 Lon: -95.487778), Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WNEL883
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.787 MHz, 928.787 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2010, Expiration Date: 12/27/2020
    Registrant: Midamerican Energy Company, 106 E. 2nd St, Davenport, IA 52801, Phone: (563) 333-8567, Email:
  • Various Locations (Lat: 42.333333 Lon: -95.466917), Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WPNM299
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2008, Expiration Date: 05/18/2017
    Registrant: City Of Ida Grove, 403 Third Street, Ida Grove, IA 51445, Phone: (712) 364-2428, Fax: (712) 364-2576, Email:
  • STATION, 2.5 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 42.362472 Lon: -95.487778), Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: KDI52
    Assigned Frequencies: 1945.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2002, Expiration Date: 04/29/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2005
    Registrant: Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative, Lemars, IA 51031-0240, Phone: (712) 546-4141

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Ida County Court House (Lat: 42.341361 Lon: -95.468028), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KRS707
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/08/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Venable, LLP, 575 7th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4000, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ida Grove)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • ERNST & ERNST PARTNERS, 1112 Valley View Dr, Ida Grove, IA 51445
    Certificate: D001909 (Partnership), Certificate Issue Date: 06/09/2005, Expiration Date: 06/08/2006

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 65-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21305 , Serial Number: C-1118, Year manufactured: 1938, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): R Paul Wayland, 507 Burns St Po Box 124, Ida Grove, IA 51445, Other Owners: R George Trullender
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY B200 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-prop
    N-Number: 6300F , Serial Number: BB-1865
    Registrant (Corporation): Gomaco Corp, Po Box 151, Ida Grove, IA 51445

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 11

Incident types - Ida Grove

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ida Grove, IA
Most common first names in Ida Grove, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3879.1 years
Helen1879.6 years
Florence1877.7 years
James1779.9 years
Raymond1674.2 years
Henry1677.4 years
Mary1681.6 years
George1577.2 years
Margaret1584.3 years
Robert1575.7 years
Most common last names in Ida Grove, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2180.9 years
Johnson1973.4 years
Jensen1784.6 years
Petersen1579.3 years
Schmidt1174.2 years
Wellendorf1184.1 years
Lansink1083.1 years
Streck1072.8 years
Smith975.5 years
Hansen881.5 years
Businesses in Ida Grove, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ford1SAS Shoes1
H&R Block1Subway1
Jones New York1Super 81
Pizza Hut1UPS1

Ida Grove on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jon W. Devitt (1)
  • Daniel Roeder (1)
  • Bruce L. Godbersen (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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