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Population in 2012: 5,146 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 

Males: 2,556  (49.7%)
Females: 2,590  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  40.9 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50126.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,734 (it was $32,141 in 2000)
Iowa Falls:

$41,734
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,082

Iowa Falls city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,285 (it was $64,300 in 2000)
Iowa Falls:

$91,285
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $103,844; Detached houses: $100,307; In 2-unit structures: $1,148,233; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $180,437; Mobile homes: $16,403

Median gross rent in 2012: $559.

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  • White alone - 4,908 (94.6%)
  • Hispanic - 172 (3.3%)
  • Asian alone - 44 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 31 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 21 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Iowa Falls: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.7%), Irish (15.6%), English (7.6%), Dutch (5.3%), Norwegian (5.2%), United States (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/4/1869

Elevation: 1113 feet

Land area: 4.98 square miles.

Population density: 1,034 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Iowa Falls:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Iowa Falls city:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

53 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Iowa Falls, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Iowa Falls to the number of sex offenders is 271 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,358 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,192 (1.4%)

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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 ).

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
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.52 N, Longitude: 93.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,268 (+24.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,687 (72.3%)

Area code: 641

Iowa Falls household income distribution Iowa Falls home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Iowa Falls by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.019.60.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10012310001
per 100,000 19.30.00.019.539.158.420.00.00.00.019.1
Robberies 00001000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.019.60.00.00.00.00.019.1
Assaults 45013024124
per 100,000 77.195.90.019.558.70.039.981.020.438.076.5
Burglaries 111510516191115152013
per 100,000 212.1287.8193.997.6313.1369.7219.7303.6305.4379.9248.7
Thefts 147146101117141164117104106118137
per 100,000 2834.02801.21958.52283.42758.83191.32336.72105.32158.42241.22621.0
Auto thefts 1072412323531
per 100,000 192.8134.338.878.1234.858.439.960.7101.857.019.1
Arson 00001001100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.019.60.00.020.220.40.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.3) 176.4163.996.0125.3241.7207.1137.5127.9121.2129.8161.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Iowa average:

1.72

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Iowa Falls, Iowa accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -308 (-5.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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

Average climate in Iowa Falls, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Iowa Falls-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 228% 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.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Iowa Falls topographic map

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Iowa Falls:

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

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Airports and heliports located in Iowa Falls:


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College/University in Iowa Falls:

  • Ellsworth Community College (Full-time enrollment: 714; Location: 1100 College Ave; Public; Website: www.ellsworthcollege.com)

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

  • Iowa State University (about 40 miles; Ames, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,738)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 42 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 48 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 49 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 57 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Drake University (about 67 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 78 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)

Public high school in Iowa Falls:

Public elementary/middle schools in Iowa Falls:

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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)

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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).

 
Hardin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 34.2. This is about average.
City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Iowa Falls and their reported violations in the past:

IOWA FALLS WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 5193, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2004), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2004), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2004), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2004)
PLA-MOR BOWL OF IOWA FALLS, INC. (Address: 736 S OAK ST , Population served: 173, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JAN-2003 and FEB-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-25-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2003)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-18-1999), St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-1999), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-18-1999 to AUG-18-1999)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
LOYAL ORDER OF THE MOOSE-IOWA FALLS (Address: 11350 HWY 65 N , Population served: 71, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JAN-2003 and FEB-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-25-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-08-2003)
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
MEADOW HILLS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 44, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • 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)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
OWASA TAP (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JUL-2003 and AUG-2003, Contaminant: Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2003), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2003), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-2004), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-09-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2004), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-11-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2004)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JUL-2003 and AUG-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2003), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from SEP-18-2003 to FEB-17-2004), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-09-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2004), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-11-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2004)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
SCENIC CITY MOTEL (Address: 11237 HWY 65 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-21-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2006)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.8%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Iowa Falls, IA

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

Iowa Falls compared to Iowa state average:

Iowa Falls, Iowa environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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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

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

  • Super 8, 839 S Oak St, Iowa Falls, IA 50126 , Phone: (641) 648-4618, Fax: (641) 648-4618
  • Americinn Iowa Falls, 810 S Oak, Iowa Falls, IA 50126 , Phone: (641) 648-4600
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Iowa Falls, Iowa

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Iowa Falls travel time to work - commute


Iowa Falls mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.74%
Here70.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic Church
Adherents22.3%16.4%16.3%9.4%9.1%
Congregations17.0%9.4%11.3%7.5%3.8%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)North American Baptist ConferenceFriends (Quakers)Other
Adherents4.9%3.7%2.6%2.3%13.0%
Congregations3.8%5.7%1.9%7.5%32.1%
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: 6
Hardin County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

8.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hardin County:

8.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

27.9%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
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
Financial Administration 4$10,384$31,1520$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,462$50,7726$2,450
Police Protection - Officers 10$36,699$44,0390$0
Police - Other 4$10,235$30,7052$697
Firefighters 0$0 32$5,853
Streets and Highways 5$11,674$28,0180$0
Solid Waste Management 3$10,470$41,8801$387
Sewerage 3$9,350$37,4000$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,998$35,9920$0
Water Supply 2$7,364$44,1840$0
Local Libraries 3$6,866$27,4645$1,771
Totals for Government 39$120,502$37,07846$11,158

Iowa Falls government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $923,000 ($179.36)
    General - Other: $184,000 ($35.76)
    General Public Buildings: $109,000 ($21.18)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $16,107,000 ($3130.00)
    Police Protection: $968,000 ($188.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $591,000 ($114.85)
    Regular Highways: $562,000 ($109.21)
    Water Utilities: $368,000 ($71.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $364,000 ($70.73)
    Sewerage: $360,000 ($69.96)
    Libraries: $213,000 ($41.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000 ($23.32)
    Air Transportation: $73,000 ($14.19)
    General - Other: $66,000 ($12.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $56,000 ($10.88)
    General Public Buildings: $22,000 ($4.28)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($3.30)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($2.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($1.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $285,000 ($55.38)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $57,000 ($11.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $111,000 ($21.57)
    Water Utilities: $64,000 ($12.44)
    Police Protection: $54,000 ($10.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000 ($5.05)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($4.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($2.91)
    General Public Building: $14,000 ($2.72)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.97)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($0.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,392,000 ($1630.78)

Iowa Falls government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,185,000 ($3145.16)
    Sewerage: $769,000 ($149.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $670,000 ($130.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $143,000 ($27.79)
    All Other: $29,000 ($5.64)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $102,000 ($19.82)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $64,000 ($12.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $222,000 ($43.14)
    General Revenue, NEC: $107,000 ($20.79)
    Donations From Private Sources: $93,000 ($18.07)
    Fines and Forfeits: $47,000 ($9.13)
    Sale of Property: $36,000 ($7.00)
    Rents: $16,000 ($3.11)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $642,000 ($124.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $435,000 ($84.53)
    All Other: $212,000 ($41.20)
  • Tax - Property: $2,708,000 ($526.23)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $451,000 ($87.64)
    Public Utilities Sales: $119,000 ($23.12)
    Other Selective Sales: $83,000 ($16.13)
    Other License: $53,000 ($10.30)

Iowa Falls government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,008,000 ($1361.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,570,000 ($1276.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $788,000 ($153.13)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $350,000 ($68.01)

Iowa Falls government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $585,000 ($113.68)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,411,000 ($2411.78)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $362,000 ($70.35)

5.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,300 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Story County, IA  0.50% ($32,515 average AGI)
from Marshall County, IA  0.35% ($37,174)
from Grundy County, IA  0.29% ($26,789)


6.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
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 Polk County, IA  0.70% ($33,255 average AGI)
to Story County, IA  0.64% ($27,349)
to Marshall County, IA  0.48% ($20,750)

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)

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

Iowa Falls, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 124
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

See more detailed statistics of Iowa Falls fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (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:

4
  • 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, Certifier: Donald H Juehring
    Registrant: Donald H Juehring, 1503 Taylor Ave, Iowa Falls, IA 50126-1042
  • Call Sign: KC0VXE, Licensee ID: L00890335
    Grant Date: 02/14/2006, Expiration Date: 02/14/2016, Certifier: Kenneth W Grimm
    Registrant: Kenneth W Grimm, 112 River St, Iowa Falls, IA 50126


FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 35
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Iowa Falls


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Iowa Falls, IA

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
Businesses in Iowa Falls, IA
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walmart1

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  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
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  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
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  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident in 2004 in $"
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