Lake Mills, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 2,054 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 974  (47.5%)
Females: 1,080  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  44.4 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50450.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,816 (it was $33,723 in 2000)
Lake Mills:

$36,816
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,548 (it was $19,155 in 2000)

Lake Mills city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,780 (it was $74,100 in 2000)
Lake Mills:

$91,780
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $568.

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  • Races in Lake Mills, IA (2013)

    Lake Mills races chart
    • 1,95596.7%White alone
    • 160.8%American Indian alone
    • 120.6%Two or more races
    • 130.6%Hispanic
    • 30.1%Black alone
    • 20.10%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lake Mills: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (37.1%), German (25.3%), Irish (8.8%), English (5.3%), Dutch (3.4%), Swedish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/7/1880

Elevation: 1279 feet

Land area: 2.60 square miles.

Population density: 789 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Mills,IA real estate house value index trend

Lake Mills, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Mills:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Mills city:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

34 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Lake Mills, Iowa as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lake Mills to the number of sex offenders is 1,031 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,294 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,633 (1.8%)

Lake Mills satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (67.6 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (107.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (317.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Joice, IA (2.3 miles ), Scarville, IA (2.4 miles) , Emmons, MN (2.5 miles ), Leland, IA (2.8 miles ), Twin Lakes, MN (3.4 miles) , Fertile, IA (3.5 miles ), Forest City, IA (3.5 miles ), Hanlontown, IA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $185,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.42 N, Longitude: 93.53 W

Area code: 641

Lake Mills household income distribution Lake Mills home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -54 (-2.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Lake Mills: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lake Mills, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lake Mills, Iowa average temperatures Lake Mills, Iowa average precipitation Lake Mills, Iowa humidity Lake Mills, Iowa wind speed Lake Mills, Iowa snowfall Lake Mills, Iowa sunshine Lake Mills, Iowa clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Lake Mills-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Lake Mills city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 tornado 11.7 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Mills-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below 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 198.8 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 207.0 miles away from Lake Mills center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 298.4 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 452.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 274.6 miles away from Lake Mills 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 272.4 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 Winnebago County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Mills topographic map

Birthplace of: Wallace Stegner - Historian, Gary G. Dahl - Politician, Selmer Jackson - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lake Mills:

  • LAKE MILLS CARE CENTER (406 SOUTH TENTH AVENUE EAST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lake Mills:

  • WINNEBAGO COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; FOREST CITY, IA)

Airports located in Lake Mills:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Mills:

  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 28 miles; Mason City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,235)
  • Riverland Community College (about 33 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 56 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • South Central College (about 59 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 66 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 67 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 70 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)

Public high school in Lake Mills:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lake Mills:

See full list of schools located in Lake Mills

Library in Lake Mills:

  • LAKE MILLS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $98,155; Location: 102 S LAKE ST; 23,365 books; 867 audio materials; 1,374 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 54 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lake Mills: Top of Iowa Cooperative Elevator (A), Lake Mills (B), Lake Mills Ambulance Service (C), Lake Mills Fire Department (D), Helgeson Truman Civic Center (E), Lake Mills Police Department (F), Lake Mills Public Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lake Mills include: Salem Lutheran Church (A), Saint Patricks Catholic Church (B), Synod Lutheran Church (C), Grace Community Church (D), Asbury United Methodist Church (E), Victory Christian Fellowship (F), Sion Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Salem Cemetery (1), Sunnyside Cemetery (2), Synod Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lake Mills: Oakwood Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Lake Mills Motel (402 North Lake Street).

Winnebago 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 39.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.6
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.136
U.S.:

1.929

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1

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

WORD OF FAITH DOMINION CHURCH (Address: 42127 225TH AVE , Population served: 61, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-27-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2010), St Boil Water Order (AUG-12-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-13-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2010), St Boil Water Order (AUG-12-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-13-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
SORBO FAMILY CAMPGROUND (Address: 205 N HARRISON ST , Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-31-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2006)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-15-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-31-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-25-2006), St Public Notif received (3 times from JUN-05-2006 to JUN-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-31-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake Mills that have no violations reported:

  • RICE LAKE GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.4%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.5%
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: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
85 people in nursing homes in 2000

Lake Mills compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Lake Mills (2011 data):

  • Farmers Trust and Savings Bank: Lake Mills Branch at 105 North Lake Street, branch established on 1999/02/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $183.0 mil, Deposits: $140.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo Center, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Koss-Winn Bancshares, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan With 401(K) Provisions
  • Manufacturers Bank & Trust Company: 106 West Main Street Branch at 106 West Main Street, branch established on 1928/04/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $265.8 mil, Deposits: $214.2 mil, headquarters in Forest City, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Mbt Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Iowa average:

10.3

Lake Mills travel time to work - commute Lake Mills mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Mills city (based on Winnebago County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,24714
Evangelical Protestant91715
Catholic8103
Other5-
None1,887-
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: 3
Winnebago County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Winnebago County:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

10.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Winnebago County:

27.0%
Iowa:

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

17.1%
State:

14.5%
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
Financial Administration 2$5,927$35,5621$463
Other Government Administration 1$4,902$58,8240$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$20,544$49,3060$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,120$37,4400$0
Welfare 0$0 3$1,399
Sewerage 1$4,291$51,4920$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,193$38,3160$0
Water Supply 1$4,291$51,4920$0
Electric Power 5$23,194$55,6660$0
Local Libraries 1$2,867$34,4044$2,287
Other and Unallocable 1$5,535$66,4201$197
Totals for Government 19$77,864$49,1779$4,346

Lake Mills government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,715,000 ($834.96)
    Housing and Community Development: $148,000 ($72.05)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,427,000 ($694.74)
    Police Protection: $326,000 ($158.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $218,000 ($106.13)
    General - Other: $206,000 ($100.29)
    Water Utilities: $189,000 ($92.02)
    Regular Highways: $161,000 ($78.38)
    Sewerage: $137,000 ($66.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000 ($62.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($22.88)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($18.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $25,000 ($12.17)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($6.82)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($5.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($3.41)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($3.41)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($2.43)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.97)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $61,000 ($29.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $151,000 ($73.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $160,000 ($77.90)
    Electric Utilities: $113,000 ($55.01)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($11.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $844,000 ($410.91)

Lake Mills government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $308,000 ($149.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000 ($70.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($35.05)
    All Other: $7,000 ($3.41)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $145,000 ($70.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $34,000 ($16.55)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $260,000 ($126.58)
    General Revenue, NEC: $99,000 ($48.20)
    Special Assessments: $18,000 ($8.76)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($2.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($2.43)
    Rents: $5,000 ($2.43)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,192,000 ($1067.19)
    Water Utilities: $282,000 ($137.29)
    Transit Utilities: $7,000 ($3.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $286,000 ($139.24)
    Highways: $181,000 ($88.12)
  • Tax - Property: $1,219,000 ($593.48)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $138,000 ($67.19)
    Other License: $5,000 ($2.43)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($0.97)

Lake Mills government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,930,000 ($1913.34)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,875,000 ($1886.56)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,730,000 ($842.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,675,000 ($815.48)

Lake Mills government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,866,000 ($2855.89)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,414,000 ($688.41)

5.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,186 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hancock County, IA  0.64% ($28,679 average AGI)
from Cerro Gordo County, IA  0.60% ($69,462)
from Worth County, IA  0.41% ($32,556)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cerro Gordo County, IA  0.73% ($26,250 average AGI)
to Hancock County, IA  0.43% ($40,842)
to Worth County, IA  0.39% ($28,588)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Mills:

  • 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.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KATE (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Mills:

  • KBDC (88.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KIAI (93.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KCPI (94.9 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KYTC (102.7 FM; NORTHWOOD, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KQPR (96.1 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIOW (107.3 FM; FOREST CITY, IA; Owner: PILOT KNOB BROADCASTING)
  • K299AL (107.7 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: FREEBORN COUNTY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC)
  • KUNY (91.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KSMA-FM (98.7 FM; OSAGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZOW (91.9 FM; FOREST CITY, IA; Owner: WALDORF COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Mills:

  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K43DH (Channel 43; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K45DF (Channel 45; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K49DB (Channel 49; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K51CY (Channel 51; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K53DI (Channel 53; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K55FJ (Channel 55; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K61EU (Channel 61; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K57EU (Channel 57; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K54HA (Channel 54; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K60FY (Channel 60; FROST, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K14KD (Channel 14; FROST, MN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K27FI (Channel 27; FROST, MN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K31EF (Channel 31; FROST, MN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K36FI (Channel 36; FROST, MN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K58FC (Channel 58; FROST, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K62FH (Channel 62; FROST, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K65FW (Channel 65; FROST, MN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
Lake Mills fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Lake Mills fatal accident list:

Dec 30, 2011 07:36 AM, N Washington St, Lat: 43.42156, Lon: -93.53366, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1989 08:15 PM, S.3rd.Ave., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 29, 1988 06:55 PM, 69, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 4, 1983 08:12 PM, Hwy 69, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 9, 1975 11:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 7, 1975 02:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lake Mills)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 222 482nd St (Lat: 43.463194 Lon: -93.473111), Call Sign: WQFU744
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.662 MHz, 466.887 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/2006, Expiration Date: 10/10/2016, Certifier: Don Knudtson
    Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co., 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • Lat: 43.415083 Lon: -93.531333, Call Sign: WQHP386
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/25/2007, Expiration Date: 09/25/2017, Certifier: Daryl Sherman
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Lake Mills, Nw Of Intersection Of N. 3rd Ave. East And N. Lake Street. (Lat: 43.423111 Lon: -93.533056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WQOK742
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/31/2011, Expiration Date: 10/31/2021, Certifier: George Marshall
    Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Grain Elevator 104 3rd Avenue West (Lat: 43.423278 Lon: -93.533528), Call Sign: KKB507
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009
    Registrant: Attorney At Law, 2154 Wisconsin Avenue, Nw, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 333-5275, Fax: (202) 828-5568, Email:
  • Grain Elevator, 104 N. 3rd Avenue W. (Lat: 43.423278 Lon: -93.533528), Call Sign: KKB528
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.570 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/16/1999
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson & Dickens, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake Mills)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4329L , Serial Number: 17254398, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 04/04/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Steven M Pederson, 207 S 4th Ave E, Lake Mills, IA 50450
  • Aircraft: BAKER RONNIE BEE 2 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5141B , Serial Number: 001, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1988
    Registrant (Individual): William R Yocom, 49569 210th Ave, Lake Mills, IA 50450

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Lake Mills, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2280.6 years
Anna2089.0 years
George1783.0 years
Mabel1486.9 years
Mary1480.1 years
Alice1483.0 years
Marie1282.3 years
Joseph1273.2 years
James1276.1 years
Oscar1281.5 years
Most common last names in Lake Mills, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peterson4376.5 years
Thompson2781.4 years
Anderson2579.8 years
Johnson2477.7 years
Nelson1682.6 years
Charlson1685.4 years
Hagen1581.1 years
Larson1482.2 years
Holstad1381.8 years
Brackey1380.5 years

Businesses in Lake Mills, IA

  • Subway: 1

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  • #84 (50450) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries"
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