Kanawha, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 607 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.9%
 
Males: 286  (47.2%)
Females: 321  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50447.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,793 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Kanawha:

$53,793
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,912 (it was $18,429 in 2000)

Kanawha city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $63,381 (it was $34,900 in 2000)
Kanawha:

$63,381
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $61,800; detached houses: $62,102

Median gross rent in 2017: $522.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kanawha: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.2%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kanawha, IA (2010)
    • 60292.3%White alone
    • 345.2%Hispanic
    • 50.8%Black alone
    • 40.6%Two or more races
    • 30.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 20.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Kanawha, Iowa as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kanawha is 146 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (28.0%), Norwegian (14.7%), American (14.0%), English (6.5%), Irish (4.8%), Dutch (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/18/1902

Elevation: 1183 feet

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 302 people per square mile   (very low).

Kanawha, Iowa map

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,034 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $802 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (63.4 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (142.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (321.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Corwith, IA (3.0 miles ),
Goodell, IA (3.0 miles),
Klemme, IA (3.3 miles ),
Britt, IA (3.3 miles ),
Belmond, IA (3.3 miles ),
Hutchins, IA (3.4 miles),
Renwick, IA (3.5 miles ),
Duncan, IA (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 42.94 N, Longitude: 93.79 W

Area code: 641

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Kanawha, IA residents
Average permit cost in Kanawha, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
Iowa:

2.8%
Most common industries in Kanawha, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (14.8%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.0%)
  • Construction (3.4%)
  • Food (3.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (24.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.1%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.7%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (4.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.9%)
  • Health care (22.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.9%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (3.9%)
  • Food (3.3%)
  • Machinery (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Kanawha, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (9.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.5%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)

Average climate in Kanawha, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kanawha-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/14/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Kanawha city center killed 6 people and injured 172 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kanawha-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 82% 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 219.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 294.8 miles away from Kanawha 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 438.2 miles away from Kanawha 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 258.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 226.1 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 270.7 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 Hancock County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kanawha topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Kanawha:

  • KANAWHA COMMUNITY HOME, INC. (130 WEST SIXTH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Kanawha:

  • HANCOCK COUNTY HEALTH SYSTEM Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; BRITT, IA)
  • BELMOND #2 (Hospital, about 12 miles away; BELMOND, IA)
  • BELMOND #1 (Hospital, about 13 miles away; BELMOND, IA)
  • HANCOCK COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; GARNER, IA)
  • THE HEART OF WRIGHT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CLARION, IA)
  • IOWA SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-CLARION Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; CLARION, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kanawha:

  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 37 miles; Mason City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,235)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 38 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 62 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Iowa State University (about 64 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Riverland Community College (about 65 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 74 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Buena Vista University (about 75 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)

Public elementary/middle school in Kanawha:

See full list of schools located in Kanawha

Library in Kanawha:

  • KANAWHA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $29,439; Location: 120 N MAIN; 7,047 books; 176 audio materials; 364 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 34 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kanawha: Kanawha (A), North Central Cooperative Elevator (B), Kanawha First Responder Unit (C), Kanawha Fire Department (D), Kanawha Public Library (E), Liberty School Museum (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kanawha include: Christian Reformed Church (A), Kanawha Lutheran Church (B), United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: New Amsterdam Township Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hancock 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 Kanawha that have no violations reported:

  • KANAWHA WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 652, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.4%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
22 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
42 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Kanawha (2011 data):

  • First Citizens National Bank: Kanawha Branch at 220 North Main Street, branch established on 1800/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,022.1 mil, Deposits: $744.4 mil, headquarters in Mason City, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Financial Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Kanawha:

Marital status in Kanawha, IA
  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

For population 25 years and over in Kanawha:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Iowa average:

10.5

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

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Religion statistics for Kanawha, IA (based on Hancock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,50216
Evangelical Protestant2,65515
Catholic1,4443
Other--
None3,740-
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: 4
This county:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.9%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hancock County:

17.4%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kanawha:

51.2%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.0%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kanawha:

20.2%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.9%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

55.1%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Kanawha:

74.6%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kanawha, 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 1$4,817$57,8040$0
Financial Administration 1$2,892$34,7040$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$296
Sewerage 0$0 1$413
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$917
Local Libraries 0$0 2$919
Totals for Government 3$9,480$37,92010$2,545

Kanawha government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $125,000 ($205.93)
    Police Protection: $94,000 ($154.86)
    Financial Administration: $74,000 ($121.91)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($57.66)
    Libraries: $30,000 ($49.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($37.89)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($37.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($34.60)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($23.06)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($11.53)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($3.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($39.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $34,000 ($56.01)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($19.77)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($16.47)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($3.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $151,000 ($248.76)

Kanawha government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $70,000 ($115.32)
    Other: $8,000 ($13.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $41,000 ($67.55)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $121,000 ($199.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $62,000 ($102.14)
    Other: $1,000 ($1.65)
  • Tax - Property: $313,000 ($515.65)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $55,000 ($90.61)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.65)

Kanawha government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $608,000 ($1001.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $515,000 ($848.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $93,000 ($153.21)

Kanawha government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $603,000 ($993.41)

4.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,185 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cerro Gordo County, IA  1.38% ($36,721 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, IA  0.61% ($53,148)


5.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,577 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cerro Gordo County, IA  1.61% ($33,889 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, IA  0.92% ($27,659)
to Wright County, IA  0.47% ($33,619)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kanawha:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))

Strongest FM radio stations in Kanawha:

  • KIOW (107.3 FM; FOREST CITY, IA; Owner: PILOT KNOB BROADCASTING)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KIAI (93.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIAQ (96.9 FM; CLARION, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KLGA-FM (92.7 FM; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KJYL (100.7 FM; EAGLE GROVE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING,INC)
  • KLKK (103.7 FM; CLEAR LAKE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kanawha:

  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 194ft / 58.9mTotal length
  • 4,265Total average daily traffic
  • 244Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,265Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kanawha, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 61950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kanawha, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Lori Dawson, 939 110th Street (Lat: 42.924444 Lon: -93.806250), Type: 78.9, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Lori Dawson, 939 110th Street (Lat: 42.924444 Lon: -93.806250), Type: 78.9, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, 939 110th Street (Lat: 42.924444 Lon: -93.806250), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 19081 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 955-3000

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 42.934250 Lon: -93.789611, Call Sign: WQQP819,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.112 MHz, 457.412 MHz, Grant Date: 02/11/2013, Expiration Date: 02/11/2023, Certifier: Brion Roberts, Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • Lat: 42.946167 Lon: -93.714306, Call Sign: WQTH294,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.912 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2014, Expiration Date: 01/31/2024, Certifier: Brent Thompson, Registrant: Electronic Specialties, Inc., 2103 Highway 169 North, Algona, IA 50511, Phone: (515) 295-7752, Fax: (515) 295-7238, Email:
  • 1435 Ladd Ave (Lat: 42.971667 Lon: -93.754639), Call Sign: WQUC621,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.730 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2014, Expiration Date: 06/04/2024, Certifier: Doyce Engh, Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • KANAWHA TOWE, 122 East 1st Street (Lat: 42.934139 Lon: -93.790639), Type: Silo, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQMC818, Licensee ID: L01537482,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2010, Expiration Date: 06/30/2020, Certifier: Chad A Potts, Registrant: Greenway Communications, LLC, 311 West Elm Street, Eldon, IA 52554, Phone: (641) 444-4441, Fax: (641) 444-4442, Email:
  • KANAWHA, 939 110th Street (Lat: 42.924444 Lon: -93.806250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WQNU932,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2011, Expiration Date: 06/03/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/20/2015, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA0WCX, Licensee ID: L01206082, Grant Date: 10/25/2006, Expiration Date: 10/25/2016, Cancellation Date: 10/26/2018, Registrant: Robert C Elsbury, 202 E 2nd St, Kanawha, IA 50447
  • Call Sign: NO0Z, Licensee ID: L01063941, Grant Date: 08/25/2015, Expiration Date: 11/03/2025, Certifier: Charles L Hartwig, Registrant: Charles L Hartwig, 565 120th St, Kanawha, IA 50447

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7631D , Serial Number: 22-5340, Year manufactured: 1957
    Registrant (Individual): Bernard Thuerauf, , Kanawha, IA 50447
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/02/2017

Most common first names in Kanawha, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2175.8 years
Anna1281.1 years
Clarence1076.1 years
Henry1082.2 years
Robert974.1 years
Nellie883.7 years
Arthur882.1 years
Mary783.0 years
George779.9 years
Edward678.8 years
Most common last names in Kanawha, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2676.7 years
Christians1481.8 years
Eliason1374.4 years
Thompson1280.7 years
Larson1274.8 years
Abbas1079.4 years
Eekhoff980.2 years
Anderson886.2 years
Assink880.0 years
Olson888.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kanawha, IA
  • 92.9%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Electricity
  • 1.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kanawha, IA
  • 57.0%Utility gas
  • 41.0%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Kanawha compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Terry L. Johnson (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.