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Plymouth County

Population in 2012: 9,795 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.0%
 

Males: 4,744  (48.4%)
Females: 5,051  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  39.2 years
Iowa median age:  42.7 years

Zip codes: 51031.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $49,923 (it was $38,892 in 2000)
Le Mars:

$49,923
Iowa:

$49,427
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $25,323

Le Mars city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $122,586 (it was $88,200 in 2000)
Le Mars:

$122,586
Iowa:

$123,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $131,484; Detached houses: $139,940; Townhouses or other attached units: $143,419; In 2-unit structures: $100,099; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $89,713; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $70,489; Mobile homes: $41,825

Median gross rent in 2011: $562.

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  • White alone - 8,906 (91.5%)
  • Hispanic - 446 (4.6%)
  • Two or more races - 260 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 80 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 28 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Le Mars: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (46.1%), Irish (10.9%), Dutch (6.9%), United States (4.8%), English (3.8%), Norwegian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1231 feet

Land area: 6.81 square miles.

Population density: 1439 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Le Mars:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Le Mars city:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

238 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This city:  2.4%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Le Mars, Iowa as of December 21, 2012.
The ratio of number of residents in Le Mars to the number of sex offenders is 533 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,633 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,550 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (23.3 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (106.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (438.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Brunsville, IA (2.3 miles) , Oyens, IA (2.4 miles) , Merrill, IA (2.5 miles ), Struble, IA (2.7 miles) , Remsen, IA (3.2 miles ), Craig, IA (3.2 miles) , Maurice, IA (3.5 miles ), Hinton, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2005: 43 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2006: 37 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $182,900
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $224,100
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $260,800
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $251,300
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $210,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.79 N, Longitude: 96.17 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Ice Cream Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,990 (+20.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,820 (71.0%)

Area code: 712

Le Mars household income distribution Le Mars home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Le Mars by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000004110000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.042.610.710.90.00.00.00.0
Rapes 243675544521
per 100,000 21.743.132.464.774.853.253.343.643.954.420.210.2
Robberies 000102000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.010.80.021.30.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 12711151212201661275
per 100,000 130.175.5118.9161.7128.3127.7213.3174.365.8130.470.950.9
Burglaries 245049384141576431393141
per 100,000 260.1539.4529.8409.7438.3436.2608.0697.3340.1424.0313.9417.1
Thefts 236218173200235222182174159204177128
per 100,000 2557.72351.71870.52156.62512.02362.01941.31895.81744.62217.61792.01302.3
Auto thefts 1316131111911181018169
per 100,000 140.9172.6140.6118.6117.695.8117.3196.1109.7195.7162.091.6
Arson 115414112223
per 100,000 10.810.854.143.110.742.610.710.921.921.720.230.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 174.9195.0172.7211.5225.8291.9236.0231.6150.5203.3136.8106.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Iowa average:

1.72

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Le Mars, Iowa accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.6%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +550 (+6.3%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Le Mars-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 175% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Le Mars city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Le Mars-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.3 miles away from Le Mars center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plymouth County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Le Mars topographic map

Birthplace of: Clyde Kluckhohn - Anthropologist, Don L. Short - Politician, Paul Rust - Comedy musician, Vern Den Herder - Player of football, Bruce Dreckman - Baseball umpire, Dennis Van Roekel - Labor leader.


Hospital/medical center in Le Mars:

  • FLOYD VALLEY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 714 LINCOLN ST NE)

Political contributions by individuals in Le Mars, IA

Airports located in Le Mars:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Le Mars:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 24 miles; Sioux City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,536)
  • University of South Dakota (about 39 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 5,598)
  • Buena Vista University (about 50 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)
  • Wayne State College (about 58 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 2,780)
  • Northeast Community College (about 82 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 103 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 104 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 7,095)

Public high schools in Le Mars:

Private high school in Le Mars:

  • GEHLEN CATHOLIC (Students: 416; Location: 709 PLYMOUTH ST NE; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Le Mars:

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Library in Le Mars:

  • LE MARS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $451,636; Location: 46 1ST ST SW; 34,967 books; 675 audio materials; 629 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 151 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Le Mars: Plymouth County Home (A), Le Mars Municipal Golf Course (B), Le Mars (C), Plymouth County Fairgrounds (D), Le Mars Ambulance Service Station 2 (E), Le Mars Ambulance Service Station 1 (F), Le Mars Fire Rescue Department Station 2 (G), Le Mars Fire Rescue Department Station 1 (H), Ice Cream Capital of the World Visitor Center (I), Charles A Mock Library (J), Le Mars Fire Department (K), Plymouth county Sheriffs Office (L), Le Mars Police Department (M), Le Mars Public Library (N), Plymouth County Museum (O), Plymouth County Courthouse (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Le Mars include: Le Mars Church of Christ (A), First Baptist Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Assembly of God Church (E), Calvin Christian Reformed Church (F), Church of the Nazarene (G), Le Mars Bible Church (H), Calvary United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Josephs Catholic Cemetery (1), Le Mars Memorial Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Le Mars include: Paulin Park (1), Pool Park (2), Walnut Park (3), Foster Park (4), Cleveland Park (5), Bolser Park (6), West Floyd Park (7), Riverview Park (8), Le Mars Municipal Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Plymouth CO Historical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 335 1st Avenue Northwest), Royal Charters Inc (Tours & Charters; 1239 7th Avenue Southeast).

Hotels: Amerihost Inn & Suites (1314 12th Street Southwest), Lakeside Motel (34795 Highway 3), Amber Inn Motel (635 8th Avenue Southwest), Bel Air Motel (105 5th Avenue Northeast), Super 8 Motel (Highway 75 South).

Court: Pinney Trailer Court (507 6th Avenue Southwest).

 
Plymouth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.8. This is about average.
City:

29.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.14
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.0%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 28.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 10.9% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
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: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Le Mars, IA

People in group quarters in Le Mars in 2010:

  • 156 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 57 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Le Mars in 2000:

  • 179 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 52 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Le Mars compared to Iowa state average:

Le Mars, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Le Mars (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: North Branch at 111 Central Avenue Nw, branch established on 1998/07/20; South Branch at 1321 Hawkeye Ave Sw, branch established on 2006/05/20. Info updated 2007/09/13: Bank assets: $260.0 mil, Deposits: $224.7 mil, headquarters in Sioux Center, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Northwest Financial Corp.
  • Iowa State Bank: Craig Branch at 305 Oak Street, branch established on 1935/01/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $351.7 mil, Deposits: $296.1 mil, headquarters in Hull, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Vogel Bancshares, Inc.
  • American Bank, National Association: at 234 Fifth Avenue S.W., branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $242.7 mil, Deposits: $203.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Ambank Company, Inc.
  • Kingsley State Bank: Le Mars Branch at 850 12th Street, Sw, branch established on 2003/01/17. Info updated 2009/03/03: Bank assets: $144.1 mil, Deposits: $123.5 mil, headquarters in Kingsley, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Kingsley Banc Corp
  • Primebank: at 37 First Avenue, N.W., branch established on 1901/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $312.5 mil, Deposits: $272.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Primebank, Inc.
  • Great Southern Bank: Plymouth Street Branch at 301 Plymouth Street, N.W., branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $3,788.7 mil, Deposits: $2,986.3 mil, headquarters in Reeds Spring, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Le Mars, Iowa:

  • Baymont Inn & Suites , 1314 12TH St SW, Le Mars, IA 51031 , Phone: (712) 548-4910
  • Holdiay Inn Express & Suites , 1285 Sleepy Eye Dr, Le Mars, IA 51031 , Phone: (712) 546-1700, Fax: (712) 546-1799
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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Le Mars travel time to work - commute


Le Mars mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Le Mars (based on Plymouth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.40%
Here74.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents47.6%18.6%11.4%10.9%2.9%
Congregations20.4%18.4%18.4%8.2%6.1%
NameChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.4%1.3%2.4%
Congregations2.0%2.0%6.1%4.1%14.3%
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
Here:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Plymouth County:

9.45 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.2%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
State:

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

16.6%
Iowa:

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 3$12,425$49,7000$0
Other Government Administration 5$25,171$60,4106$3,500
Police Protection - Officers 14$62,182$53,2990$0
Police - Other 2$5,958$35,7480$0
Firefighters 1$5,407$64,88422$3,578
Streets and Highways 8$33,265$49,8980$0
Health 0$0 12$15,759
Hospitals 122$396,217$38,972111$195,540
Solid Waste Management 1$3,297$39,5640$0
Sewerage 10$41,207$49,4480$0
Parks and Recreation 4$13,725$41,1750$0
Water Supply 7$28,775$49,3290$0
Local Libraries 4$12,113$36,3395$6,168
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$36
Totals for Government 181$639,742$42,414157$224,581

Le Mars government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $7,446,000 ($760.18)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $19,582,000 ($1999.18)
    General - Other: $2,840,000 ($289.94)
    Police Protection: $1,421,000 ($145.07)
    Sewerage: $1,106,000 ($112.91)
    Water Utilities: $902,000 ($92.09)
    Regular Highways: $778,000 ($79.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $751,000 ($76.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $534,000 ($54.52)
    Central Staff Services: $523,000 ($53.39)
    Financial Administration: $480,000 ($49.00)
    Libraries: $406,000 ($41.45)
    Health - Other: $285,000 ($29.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $227,000 ($23.18)
    Air Transportation: $66,000 ($6.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $48,000 ($4.90)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $45,000 ($4.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($2.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $517,000 ($52.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,308,000 ($848.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $135,000 ($13.78)

Le Mars government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $19,513,000 ($1992.14)
    Sewerage: $2,543,000 ($259.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $659,000 ($67.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $419,000 ($42.78)
    All Other: $385,000 ($39.31)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $23,000 ($2.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $71,000 ($7.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $69,000 ($7.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $626,000 ($63.91)
    Rents: $318,000 ($32.47)
    Interest Earnings: $123,000 ($12.56)
    Fines and Forfeits: $39,000 ($3.98)
    Sale of Property: $25,000 ($2.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,637,000 ($167.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,684,000 ($171.92)
    Highways: $773,000 ($78.92)
  • Tax - Property: $4,996,000 ($510.06)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $837,000 ($85.45)
    Public Utilities Sales: $236,000 ($24.09)
    Other License: $124,000 ($12.66)
    Other Selective Sales: $106,000 ($10.82)

Le Mars government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,954,000 ($3772.74)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,245,000 ($3189.89)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,817,000 ($900.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,108,000 ($317.30)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,322,000 ($134.97)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,190,000 ($121.49)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $132,000 ($13.48)

Le Mars government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,750,000 ($382.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,007,000 ($204.90)

5.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,697 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
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 Woodbury County, IA  1.75% ($37,406 average AGI)
from Sioux County, IA  0.55% ($31,269)
from Union County, SD  0.18% ($34,765)


6.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
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 Woodbury County, IA  1.85% ($31,403 average AGI)
to Sioux County, IA  0.36% ($29,824)
to Polk County, IA  0.29% ($30,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Le Mars:

  • KLEM (1410 AM; 1 kW; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMNS (620 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSOU (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Le Mars:

  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KUSD (89.7 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: S/DAKOTA BD OF DIR FOR ED. TELECOMUN)

TV broadcast stations around Le Mars:

  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K38DU (Channel 38; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CORNERSTONE FAITH CENTER)

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

Le Mars, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 21
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 76
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 116
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 24
  • Fatalities: 82
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 191
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7

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


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Le Mars)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Le Mars, IA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Le Mars)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Le Mars)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 36
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Le Mars


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Le Mars, IA

Most common first names in Le Mars, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12879.6 years
Mary7681.7 years
William7276.7 years
Anna5384.5 years
George4881.6 years
Helen4581.1 years
Henry4380.9 years
Marie4282.9 years
Margaret4281.6 years
Robert4171.7 years
Most common last names in Le Mars, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Plueger2677.2 years
Miller2478.3 years
Ludwigs2383.1 years
Renken2183.3 years
Johnson2176.9 years
Harms2073.0 years
Lang1879.1 years
Smith1784.1 years
Sitzmann1781.8 years
Anderson1772.0 years
Businesses in Le Mars, IA
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Maurices1
Baymont Inn1Nike1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx2Subway2
Goodwill3U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS4
Hardee's1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1YMCA1
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Le Mars on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
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  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2005 to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 (51031) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Luxemburger first ancestries"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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