Iowa Falls, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 5,048 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 
Males: 2,386  (47.3%)
Females: 2,662  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50126.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,696 (it was $32,141 in 2000)
Iowa Falls:

$47,696
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,757 (it was $18,330 in 2000)

Iowa Falls city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,774 (it was $64,300 in 2000)
Iowa Falls:

$116,774
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $127,857; detached houses: $128,365; townhouses or other attached units: $181,440; in 2-unit structures: $58,009; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $123,118; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $113,100; mobile homes: $82,643

Median gross rent in 2017: $594.

March 2019 cost of living index in Iowa Falls: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.7%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Iowa Falls, IA (2017)
    • 4,62288.2%White alone
    • 4238.1%Hispanic
    • 811.5%Black alone
    • 240.5%American Indian alone
    • 250.5%Asian alone
    • 270.5%Two or more races
    • 70.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Iowa Falls, Iowa as of December 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Iowa Falls is 522 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Iowa Falls by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(39.1)
3
(58.4)
1
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
1
(19.5)
3
(57.6)
4
(77.6)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
1
(19.5)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(58.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.9)
4
(81.0)
1
(20.4)
2
(38.0)
4
(76.5)
1
(19.5)
1
(19.2)
2
(38.8)
1
(19.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(313.1)
19
(369.7)
11
(219.7)
15
(303.6)
15
(305.4)
20
(379.9)
13
(248.7)
6
(117.3)
8
(153.5)
9
(174.5)
13
(250.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
141
(2,759)
164
(3,191)
117
(2,337)
104
(2,105)
106
(2,158)
118
(2,241)
137
(2,621)
131
(2,560)
110
(2,111)
109
(2,114)
86
(1,658)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(234.8)
3
(58.4)
2
(39.9)
3
(60.7)
5
(101.8)
3
(57.0)
1
(19.1)
1
(19.5)
1
(19.2)
3
(58.2)
7
(135.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(19.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)239.1204.9136.0126.5119.9128.4160.1137.6152.3171.2104.3

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City-data.com crime index in Iowa Falls, IA

Crime rate in Iowa Falls detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Iowa average:

1.47
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Ancestries: German (33.5%), American (14.5%), Norwegian (6.6%), Irish (6.0%), Dutch (5.9%), English (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/4/1869

Elevation: 1113 feet

Land area: 4.98 square miles.

Population density: 1,014 people per square mile   (low).

Iowa Falls, Iowa map

165 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

3.1%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,520 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,498 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (39.0 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (166.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (290.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Alden, IA (2.4 miles ),
Owasa, IA (2.6 miles),
Bradford, IA (2.8 miles),
Buckeye, IA (3.0 miles),
Popejoy, IA (3.1 miles),
Ackley, IA (3.3 miles ),
Geneva, IA (3.6 miles),
Steamboat Rock, IA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.52 N, Longitude: 93.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,103 (+21.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,570 (64.4%)

Area code: 641

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $145,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $50,300
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $214,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $145,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $145,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $377,100
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $285,900
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $285,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Iowa Falls, IA residents
Average permit cost in Iowa Falls, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Iowa:

2.8%
Historical population in Iowa Falls, IA
Historical housing units in Iowa Falls, IA
Most common industries in Iowa Falls, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Truck transportation (3.6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.5%)
  • Educational services (18.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Iowa Falls, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Construction laborers (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)

Average climate in Iowa Falls, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Iowa Falls-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 121% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Iowa Falls city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/2008, a category F5 tornado 19.8 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 70 people and caused $100 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Iowa Falls-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 83% 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 257.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 399.1 miles away from the city 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 381.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 236.2 miles away from Iowa Falls center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 330.1 miles away from Iowa Falls 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 286.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Iowa Falls topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Iowa Falls:

  • ELLSWORTH MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 110 ROCKSYLVANIA AVENUE)
  • HERITAGE CARE CENTER (2320 WASHINGTON AVENUE)
  • SCENIC MANOR (1409 FREMONT STREET)
  • IOWA FALLS MARY GREELEY DIALYSIS (701 WASHINGTON AVE)

Airports located in Iowa Falls:

College/University in Iowa Falls:

  • Ellsworth Community College (Full-time enrollment: 848; Location: 1100 College Ave; Public; Website: www.iavalley.edu/ecc/index.html)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iowa Falls:

  • Iowa State University (about 40 miles; Ames, IA; Full-time enrollment: 28,662)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 42 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 45 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 48 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 49 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 60 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 67 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)

Public high school in Iowa Falls:

Public elementary/middle schools in Iowa Falls:

See full list of schools located in Iowa Falls

Library in Iowa Falls:

  • ROBERT W. BARLOW MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $276,768; Location: 921 WASHINGTON AVE; 49,393 books; 1,538 audio materials; 1,348 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 61 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Iowa Falls: Highland Golf Club (A), Farmers Cooperative Elevator (B), Iowa Falls (C), American Medical Response (D), Hardin County Rescue Squad North (E), Reg Johnson Hall (F), Trades and Industry Building (G), Thompson Hall (H), Math-Science Building (I), Wall Dorm (J), McClure Hall (K), Bullock Jones Building (L), Gentle Student Center (M), Iowa Falls Fire Department and Ambulance Service (N), Iowa Falls City Hall (O), Iowa Falls Police Department (P), Iowa Falls Historical Museum (Q), Iowa Falls Public Library (R), Kruse Main Building (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: River Hills Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Iowa Falls include: Bethel Baptist Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Saint Mark's Catholic Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Church of the Open Bible (E), First Congregational Church (F), First Christian Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (H), Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Marks Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Elk Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Iowa Falls include: Site of First Normal School Historical Marker (1), Founders of Iowa Falls Historical Marker (2), Roadside Park (3), Legion Field (4), Foster Park (5), Fitz Riverbend Park (6), Assembly Park (7), Oak Park (8), Ellsworth Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Iowa Falls Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 519 Stevens Street).

Hotels: Scenic Inn (11237 Highway 65), Super 8 Motel (839 S Oak St), Americinn (810 South Oak Street).

Birthplace of: Brad Meester - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Mar 23, 1977), Jim Whitesell - Basketball coach.

Hardin 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 Iowa Falls and their reported violations in the past:

PLA-MOR BOWL OF IOWA FALLS, INC. (Address: 736 S OAK ST , Population served: 173, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MEADOW HILLS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 44, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-22-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-03-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2006)

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

  • IOWA FALLS WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 5,238, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOYAL ORDER OF THE MOOSE-IOWA FALLS (Address: 11350 HWY 65 N , Population served: 71, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.7%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Iowa Falls in 2010:

  • 311 people in college/university student housing
  • 134 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Iowa Falls in 2000:

  • 189 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 92 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 64 people in nursing homes

Banks with branches in Iowa Falls (2011 data):

  • Green Belt Bank & Trust: Parking Lot Branch, at 616 Washington Avenue, Ashbrook Branch. Info updated 2010/08/26: Bank assets: $320.7 mil, Deposits: $290.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Green Belt Bancorporation
  • Ackley State Bank: Iowa Falls Branch at 831 S Oak St, branch established on 2002/10/07. Info updated 2011/11/30: Bank assets: $124.5 mil, Deposits: $90.0 mil, headquarters in Ackley, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Gnb Bancorporation
  • Iowa Falls State Bank: at 601 Washington Avenue, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $109.1 mil, Deposits: $92.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Barlow Banking Corporation
  • Liberty Bank, F.S.B.: Iowa Falls Branch at 315 Main Street, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $934.1 mil, Deposits: $843.6 mil, headquarters in West Des Moines, IA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Iowa Falls:

Marital status in Iowa Falls, IA
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Iowa Falls:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Iowa Falls
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,02527
Evangelical Protestant3,83426
Catholic8832
Other41
Orthodox--
None5,788-
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
Hardin County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hardin County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Hardin County:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Hardin County:

8.58 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.9%
Iowa:

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

15.8%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.8%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Iowa Falls:

28.3
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Iowa Falls:

19.5%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.2%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

59.9%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.9%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Iowa Falls, 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 10$41,587$49,9046$1,991
Streets and Highways 6$19,903$39,8060$0
Police - Other 4$12,388$37,1640$0
Financial Administration 4$12,104$36,3120$0
Water Supply 3$10,396$41,5840$0
Local Libraries 3$7,750$31,0007$2,922
Parks and Recreation 3$9,989$39,9560$0
Solid Waste Management 2$6,197$37,1820$0
Sewerage 2$6,449$38,6940$0
Firefighters 0$0 25$3,557
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$9,055
Totals for Government 37$126,763$41,11246$17,525

Iowa Falls government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,139,000 ($819.93)
    General - Other: $552,000 ($109.35)
    Air Transportation: $221,000 ($43.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($0.99)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $25,012,000 ($4954.83)
    Police Protection: $1,277,000 ($252.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $798,000 ($158.08)
    Regular Highways: $573,000 ($113.51)
    Water Utilities: $538,000 ($106.58)
    Sewerage: $511,000 ($101.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $434,000 ($85.97)
    General - Other: $297,000 ($58.84)
    Libraries: $256,000 ($50.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $172,000 ($34.07)
    General Public Buildings: $126,000 ($24.96)
    Financial Administration: $81,000 ($16.05)
    Air Transportation: $78,000 ($15.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $51,000 ($10.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($2.38)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($1.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $530,000 ($104.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $169,000 ($33.48)
    Regular Highways: $135,000 ($26.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $115,000 ($22.78)
    Sewerage: $78,000 ($15.45)
    Police Protection: $64,000 ($12.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000 ($8.32)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($2.18)
    General Public Building: $9,000 ($1.78)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($1.58)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($0.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,937,000 ($383.72)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($4.75)

Iowa Falls government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $24,647,000 ($4882.53)
    Sewerage: $1,398,000 ($276.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $853,000 ($168.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000 ($16.84)
    Other: $50,000 ($9.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $147,000 ($29.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $140,000 ($27.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $138,000 ($27.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $533,000 ($105.59)
    Interest Earnings: $151,000 ($29.91)
    Fines and Forfeits: $45,000 ($8.91)
    Rents: $23,000 ($4.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $856,000 ($169.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,412,000 ($279.71)
    General Local Government Support: $174,000 ($34.47)
    Other: $7,000 ($1.39)
  • Tax - Property: $3,978,000 ($788.03)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $605,000 ($119.85)
    Public Utilities Sales: $351,000 ($69.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $113,000 ($22.39)
    Other License: $49,000 ($9.71)

Iowa Falls government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,420,000 ($3847.07)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,225,000 ($3808.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,465,000 ($488.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,270,000 ($449.68)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,049,000 ($207.81)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,014,000 ($200.87)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,000 ($6.93)

Iowa Falls government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $100,000 ($19.81)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,899,000 ($4536.25)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,691,000 ($334.98)
Businesses in Iowa Falls, IA
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Iowa Falls:

  • KIFG (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Iowa Falls:

  • KIFG-FM (95.3 FM; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQCR-FM (98.9 FM; PARKERSBURG, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING INC)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KCRR (97.7 FM; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDAO-FM (99.5 FM; ELDORA, IA; Owner: ELDORA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLMJ (104.9 FM; HAMPTON, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Iowa Falls:

  • K25FA (Channel 25; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K47EK (Channel 47; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K49DZ (Channel 49; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K55GV (Channel 55; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K57GN (Channel 57; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K61GF (Channel 61; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • K19DX (Channel 19; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K27EW (Channel 27; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K33ED (Channel 33; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K51EP (Channel 51; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K53FD (Channel 53; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K59FM (Channel 59; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K69GZ (Channel 69; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
Iowa Falls fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Iowa Falls fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 295ft / 89.8mTotal length
  • 58,385Total average daily traffic
  • 8,098Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Iowa Falls, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Iowa Falls, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Iowa Falls)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Iowa Falls, IA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: NN0G, Licensee ID: L00233082, Grant Date: 03/08/1999, Expiration Date: 03/08/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2000, Registrant: Richard L Jenkins, 2514 Ellis Ave, Iowa Falls, IA 50126
  • Call Sign: WA0FLO, Grant Date: 10/31/1997, Expiration Date: 10/31/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2009, Registrant: Verle W Hunt, 1921 Cottrell Ave, Iowa Falls, IA 50126-1714
  • Call Sign: WA0NRC, Licensee ID: L01034035, Grant Date: 06/24/2005, Expiration Date: 09/20/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2017, Certifier: Donald H Juehring, Registrant: Donald H Juehring, 1503 Taylor Ave, Iowa Falls, IA 50126-1042
  • Call Sign: KC0VXE, Licensee ID: L00890335, Grant Date: 12/24/2015, Expiration Date: 02/14/2026, Certifier: Kenneth W Grimm, Registrant: Kenneth W Grimm, 112 River St, Iowa Falls, IA 50126
  • Call Sign: KE0OZC, Licensee ID: L02142419, Grant Date: 11/09/2017, Expiration Date: 11/09/2027, Certifier: Nicholas V Meyer, Registrant: Nicholas V Meyer, 495 Hwy 65, Iowa Falls, IA 50126


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Iowa Falls)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 29. The highest number of reported fires - 53 took place in 2003, and the least - 19 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Iowa Falls, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.0%), and Structure Fires (35.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Iowa Falls, IA
    • 19843.0%Outside Fires
    • 16235.2%Structure Fires
    • 8017.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 204.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Iowa Falls, IA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Iowa Falls, Iowa:

  • Super 8, 839 S Oak St, Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126 , Phone: (641) 648-4618, Fax: (641) 648-4618
  • Americinn Iowa Falls, 810 S Oak, Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126 , Phone: (641) 648-4600
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Iowa Falls, Iowa
Most common first names in Iowa Falls, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5778.9 years
Mary5079.6 years
William4877.0 years
Robert4072.0 years
George3876.7 years
Charles3778.1 years
Harold3677.2 years
Margaret3183.5 years
Fred3080.0 years
Ruth3083.7 years
Most common last names in Iowa Falls, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3480.6 years
Smith2878.2 years
Meyer2679.0 years
Anderson2073.4 years
Hansen1779.0 years
Brown1683.2 years
Miller1680.3 years
Klein1583.3 years
Wood1476.8 years
Reed1381.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Iowa Falls, IA
  • 86.7%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 2.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Iowa Falls, IA
  • 52.5%Utility gas
  • 36.8%Electricity
  • 5.6%Other fuel
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%No fuel used


Iowa Falls compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Iowa Falls on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
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