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Population in 2012: 4,260 (88% urban, 12% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.9%
 

Males: 2,001  (47.0%)
Females: 2,259  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  46.3 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50129.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,901 (it was $32,818 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$43,901
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,914

Jefferson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,454 (it was $60,100 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$82,454
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $102,169; Detached houses: $102,530; Townhouses or other attached units: $126,671; In 2-unit structures: $31,909; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $119,247; Mobile homes: $35,961

Median gross rent in 2012: $524.

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  • White alone - 4,197 (96.6%)
  • Hispanic - 99 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.09%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jefferson: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (34.1%), English (12.4%), Irish (11.3%), United States (6.5%), Norwegian (4.5%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/20/1871

Elevation: 1078 feet

Land area: 5.82 square miles.

Population density: 732 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Jefferson:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jefferson city:

  • Never married: 14.1%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

133 residents are foreign born (0.4% Europe).

This city:  3.1%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Jefferson, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Jefferson to the number of sex offenders is 426 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,290 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,414 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (38.3 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (99.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (344.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grand Junction, IA (2.7 miles ), Scranton, IA (3.0 miles ), Dana, IA (3.1 miles) , Rippey, IA (3.3 miles ), Churdan, IA (3.3 miles ), Paton, IA (3.5 miles ), Bagley, IA (3.5 miles ), Beaver, IA (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $254,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $260,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $213,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.02 N, Longitude: 94.38 W

Area code: 515

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Crime rates in Jefferson by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.022.90.0
Robberies 00010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.023.90.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00222442
per 100,000 0.00.046.147.848.897.391.646.1
Burglaries 50444171734
per 100,000 111.90.092.21051.6415.1413.768.792.2
Thefts 5339222515352821
per 100,000 1185.9880.4507.3597.5366.3851.8641.0483.9
Auto thefts 032131202
per 100,000 0.067.746.1310.724.448.70.046.1
Arson 10000000
per 100,000 22.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 57.542.341.3144.857.789.969.840.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Iowa average:

1.72

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +258 (+5.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Jefferson-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 202% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the Jefferson city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Darrell R. Lindsey - Air Force Medal of Honor recipient, Steve Miller (American football) - Football player and coach, Bryce Paup - Football player, George Gallup - (born 1901), statistician, opinion pollster, Loren Shriver - (born 1944), astronaut, Merv Krakau - Football player, Dave Long (American football) - Football player.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Jefferson: Darrell R. Lindsey.


Hospitals/medical centers in Jefferson:

  • GREENE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1000 WEST LINCOLNWAY)
  • GREENE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1000 WEST LINCOLNWAY)
  • GREENE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, 1000 WEST LINCOLNWAY)
  • REGENCY PARK NURSING AND REHAB CENTER OF JEFFERSON (Nursing Home, 100 RAM ROAD)

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Airports and heliports located in Jefferson:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jefferson:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 34 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,064)
  • Iowa State University (about 38 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 45 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Drake University (about 48 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)
  • Buena Vista University (about 61 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 90 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 3,574)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 96 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 7,095)

Public high schools in Jefferson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Jefferson:

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Library in Jefferson:

  • JEFFERSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $249,493; Location: 200 W LINCOLNWAY; 41,187 books; 794 audio materials; 2,238 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 88 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Jefferson: Jefferson Wastewater Plant (A), Jefferson Water Plant (B), Raccoon Bend Golf Club (C), West Central Co-op Elevator (D), Jefferson (E), Greene County Fairgrounds (F), Greene County Emergency Medical Services Incorporated (G), Greene County Courthouse (H), Milwaukee Railroad Depot (I), Jefferson Telephone Company Museum (J), Jefferson Public Library (K), Greene County Historical Museum (L), Jefferson City Hall (M), Greene County Law Enforcement Center (N), Greene County Community Center (O), Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jefferson include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Christ Lutheran Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Central Christian Church (D), First Assembly of God Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (H), Open Bible Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Golgotha Cemetery (1), Jefferson Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jefferson include: Russell Park (1), Kelso Park (2), Chautauqua Park (3), Head Park (4), Washington Park (5), Daubendiek Park (6), Lindsey Memorial (7), Abraham Lincoln Statue (8), Little League Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Greene County Historical Society (Museums; 219 East Lincolnway Street).

Hotels: Limburg House Bed & Breakfast (305 West Lincolnway Street), The Redwood Motel (209 West Gallup Road), Super 8 Motel (207 West Gallup Road).

Court: Iowa State Of Judicial Department - Clerk Of District Court (Courthouse).

 
Greene County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 4.72. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

4.72
U.S.:

14.55
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 12.2. This is about average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.2
U.S.:

12.7

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

JEFFERSON WATER DEPARTMENT (Address: 1000 N CEDAR , Population served: 4626, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1992 and MAR-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2002)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.2%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.3% for other race residents, 98.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.7%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Jefferson, IA

People in group quarters in Jefferson in 2010:

  • 62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 56 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Jefferson in 2000:

  • 191 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Jefferson compared to Iowa state average:

Jefferson, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Jefferson (2011 data):

  • Peoples Trust & Savings Bank: Jefferson Branch at 116 West State Street, branch established on 1905/11/01. Info updated 2008/03/24: Bank assets: $265.7 mil, Deposits: $224.0 mil, headquarters in Clive, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Green Circle Investments, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Jefferson Branch at 200 West State Street, branch established on 1926/03/03. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Home State Bank: at 115 West State Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $150.9 mil, Deposits: $132.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Greene Investment Co.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Jefferson travel time to work - commute


Jefferson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Jefferson city (based on Greene County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.36%
Here72.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents31.0%23.2%10.7%9.9%7.3%
Congregations33.3%14.8%7.4%3.7%7.4%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents6.7%5.4%2.2%1.2%2.3%
Congregations3.7%11.1%3.7%3.7%11.1%
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: 1
Greene County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Greene County:

9.49 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

28.7%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.5%
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$13,182$39,5461$1,244
Police Protection - Officers 7$23,298$39,9390$0
Firefighters 0$0 20$2,210
Streets and Highways 3$9,812$39,2480$0
Airports 0$0 1$1,546
Solid Waste Management 4$13,794$41,3820$0
Sewerage 3$10,328$41,3120$0
Parks and Recreation 4$12,802$38,40615$5,688
Water Supply 4$9,490$28,4700$0
Local Libraries 2$4,906$29,4369$6,648
Other and Unallocable 1$3,672$44,0640$0
Totals for Government 32$101,284$37,98246$17,336

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

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $725,000 ($170.19)
    Sewerage: $94,000 ($22.07)
    Water Utilities: $83,000 ($19.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $78,000 ($18.31)
    Regular Highways: $54,000 ($12.68)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $449,000 ($105.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $431,000 ($101.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $392,000 ($92.02)
    Police Protection: $365,000 ($85.68)
    Sewerage: $267,000 ($62.68)
    Regular Highways: $266,000 ($62.44)
    Libraries: $203,000 ($47.65)
    General - Other: $160,000 ($37.56)
    Central Staff Services: $90,000 ($21.13)
    Fire Protection: $48,000 ($11.27)
    Financial Administration: $43,000 ($10.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000 ($9.15)
    General Public Buildings: $38,000 ($8.92)
    Air Transportation: $36,000 ($8.45)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($0.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $161,000 ($37.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $58,000 ($13.62)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($5.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($4.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($2.35)
    General Public Building: $5,000 ($1.17)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.70)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.70)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.47)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,205,000 ($282.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $100,000 ($23.47)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $9,000 ($2.11)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $488,000 ($114.55)
    Sewerage: $274,000 ($64.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $233,000 ($54.69)
    All Other: $71,000 ($16.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $299,000 ($70.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $53,000 ($12.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $231,000 ($54.23)
    Interest Earnings: $54,000 ($12.68)
    Rents: $33,000 ($7.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $656,000 ($153.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $427,000 ($100.23)
    Highways: $371,000 ($87.09)
    General Support: $83,000 ($19.48)
  • Tax - Property: $1,603,000 ($376.29)
    Public Utilities: $19,000 ($4.46)
    NEC: $12,000 ($2.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($0.94)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,865,000 ($437.79)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,267,000 ($766.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,833,000 ($665.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,695,000 ($397.89)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $434,000 ($101.88)
    Water Utilities: $170,000 ($39.91)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,198,000 ($750.70)

5.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
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 Polk County, IA  0.57% ($29,714 average AGI)
from Boone County, IA  0.54% ($31,900)
from Guthrie County, IA  0.51% ($31,842)


7.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,103 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
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  0.93% ($29,057 average AGI)
to Boone County, IA  0.66% ($27,880)
to Dallas County, IA  0.61% ($35,304)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jefferson:

  • 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.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jefferson:

  • KGRA (98.9 FM; JEFFERSON, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDLS-FM (105.5 FM; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFGQ-FM (99.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KWOI (90.7 FM; CARROLL, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)

TV broadcast stations around Jefferson:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • 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.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)

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

Jefferson, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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 Jefferson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here




Most common first names in Jefferson, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5473.7 years
Mary5085.8 years
Charles4579.2 years
William4177.2 years
James4075.7 years
Robert3873.4 years
Helen3482.2 years
Margaret3483.3 years
Hazel2884.0 years
Dorothy2778.6 years
Most common last names in Jefferson, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4481.3 years
Johnson2878.8 years
Kendall2067.0 years
Schilling1779.9 years
Murphy1781.6 years
Taylor1675.1 years
Davis1672.5 years
Miller1480.5 years
Wright1381.9 years
Wilson1377.2 years
Businesses in Jefferson, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Jones New York1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Christine Anschutz (1)
  • Celia R. Clause (1)
  • Harry E. Ahrenholtz (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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