Lenox, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 1,370 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.2%
 
Males: 678  (49.5%)
Females: 692  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  43.9 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50851.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,164 (it was $29,958 in 2000)
Lenox:

$39,164
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,525 (it was $14,299 in 2000)

Lenox city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $74,833 (it was $44,300 in 2000)
Lenox:

$74,833
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $652.

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  • Races in Lenox, IA (2010)

    Lenox races chart
    • 1,11479.2%White alone
    • 27819.8%Hispanic
    • 60.4%Asian alone
    • 60.4%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lenox: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.4%), Irish (10.4%), English (8.5%), United States (6.0%), French (2.9%), Scottish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/2/1875

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 1.98 square miles.

Population density: 693 people per square mile   (low).

Lenox,IA real estate house value index trend

Lenox, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Lenox:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lenox city:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

127 residents are foreign born (8.6% Latin America).

This city:

9.1%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Lenox, Iowa as of July 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Lenox to the number of sex offenders is 691 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 2013: $814 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,035 (1.4%)

Lenox satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (69.2 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (80.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (363.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sharpsburg, IA (2.6 miles) , Clearfield, IA (2.7 miles ), Kent, IA (2.7 miles) , Conway, IA (3.1 miles) , Prescott, IA (3.2 miles ), Corning, IA (3.4 miles ), Cromwell, IA (3.5 miles) , Diagonal, IA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $182,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $199,900
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $203,500
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $203,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.88 N, Longitude: 94.56 W

Area code: 641

Lenox household income distribution Lenox home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +96 (+7.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (48%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Lenox, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lenox-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Lenox city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 tornado 14.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lenox-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 393.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.6 miles away from Lenox center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 382.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 372.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 258.6 miles away from Lenox center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Taylor County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lenox topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lenox:

  • LENOX CARE CENTER (111 EAST VAN BUREN)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lenox:

  • CLEARVIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CLEARFIELD, IA)
  • CORNING NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CORNING, IA)
  • ALEGENT HEALTH MERCY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CORNING, IA)
  • ALEGENT HEALTH AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CORNING, IA)
  • NURSES ON CALL (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; CRESTON, IA)
  • CRESTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; CRESTON, IA)
  • GREATER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; CRESTON, IA)

Amtrak station near Lenox:

  • 16 miles: CRESTON (PINE & ADAMS STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lenox:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 41 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Drake University (about 69 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 71 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Bellevue University (about 74 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 76 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Creighton University (about 77 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 79 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)

Public high school in Lenox:

Public elementary/middle school in Lenox:

See full list of schools located in Lenox

Library in Lenox:

  • LENOX PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $25,778; Location: 101 N MAIN; 11,107 books; 148 audio materials; 310 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 375 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lenox: Lenox Country Club (A), Lenox City Hall (B), Lenox City Police Department (C), Lenox City Public Library (D), Lenox Fire Department (E), Lenox Ambulance Service (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lenox include: Salem Church of the Brethren (A), Saint Patricks Catholic Church (B), United Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: East Fairview Cemetery (1), West Fairview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Water Works Lake (A), East Lake (B), Maharry Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Taylor County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.6% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.5%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
54 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
44 people in nursing homes in 2000

Lenox, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Lenox (2011 data):

  • Iowa State Savings Bank: Lenox Branch at 200 North Main Street, branch established on 1990/05/15. Info updated 2008/07/17: Bank assets: $189.5 mil, Deposits: $162.6 mil, headquarters in Creston, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Iowa Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Federal Savings Bank of Creston, F.S.B.: 210 N Main St Branch at 210 North Main Street, branch established on 1930/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $72.0 mil, Deposits: $64.1 mil, headquarters in Creston, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Whitmore Company, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Iowa average:

10.3

Lenox travel time to work - commute Lenox mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lenox city (based on Taylor County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,57812
Evangelical Protestant55013
Catholic2442
Other1962
None2,749-
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: 2
Taylor County:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Taylor County:

9.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Taylor County:

27.7%
Iowa:

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

15.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lenox:

48.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.5%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lenox:

23.4%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lenox:

12.7%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lenox:

33.0%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

52.6%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.6%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lenox, 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
Other Government Administration 1$4,187$50,2440$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$8,285$33,1400$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,303$39,6360$0
Sewerage 1$4,052$48,6240$0
Gas Supply 3$8,849$35,3960$0
Totals for Government 9$28,676$38,2350$0

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $221,000 ($161.31)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,398,000 ($1020.44)
    General - Other: $306,000 ($223.36)
    Sewerage: $268,000 ($195.62)
    Police Protection: $142,000 ($103.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $135,000 ($98.54)
    Regular Highways: $80,000 ($58.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000 ($42.34)
    Health Services - Other: $28,000 ($20.44)
    Libraries: $21,000 ($15.33)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($14.60)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($12.41)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($4.38)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($1.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $321,000 ($234.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $69,000 ($50.36)
    Sewerage: $54,000 ($39.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $302,000 ($220.44)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $787,000 ($574.45)
    All Other: $167,000 ($121.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $113,000 ($82.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $60,000 ($43.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($1.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $31,000 ($22.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $96,000 ($70.07)
    General Revenue, NEC: $40,000 ($29.20)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.46)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,460,000 ($1065.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $112,000 ($81.75)
    All Other: $82,000 ($59.85)
    General Support: $25,000 ($18.25)
  • Tax - Property: $259,000 ($189.05)
    NEC: $4,000 ($2.92)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,345,000 ($3901.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $60,000 ($43.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $5,015,000 ($3660.58)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $270,000 ($197.08)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $471,000 ($343.80)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,790,000 ($2036.50)

5.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,101 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
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 Union County, IA  0.55% ($21,308 average AGI)
from Page County, IA  0.47% ($21,455)
from Nodaway County, MO  0.47% ($35,364)


5.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Page County, IA  1.10% ($46,269 average AGI)
to Union County, IA  0.68% ($23,563)
to Adams County, IA  0.59% ($33,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lenox:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSIB (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CRESTON, IA; Owner: G. O. RADIO, LTD.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lenox:

  • KSIB-FM (101.3 FM; CRESTON, IA; Owner: G. O. RADIO, LIMITED)
  • K203DB (88.5 FM; CRESTON, IA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lenox:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Lenox fatal accident list:

Oct 11, 1992 02:10 AM, S Walnut, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 20, 1983 11:40 PM, Schoenhair, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 24, 1979 11:07 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lenox)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 3/4 Mi S Jct Us 24 & Ia 25 (Lat: 40.958333 Lon: -94.564139), Call Sign: KNEM607
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2003, Expiration Date: 01/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2013Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 2857 200th St (Lat: 40.755722 Lon: -94.575556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 59.1 m, Call Sign: WPGC862
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, 173.396 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/2014, Expiration Date: 12/12/2024Registrant: Mobile Radio Engineering, Inc., 745 Boone Avenue, North, Golden Valley, MN 55427, Phone: (763) 544-3319, Fax: (763) 544-2078, Email:
  • Lat: 40.902889 Lon: -94.565722, Call Sign: WQQW796
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.575 MHz, 157.605 MHz, 157.635 MHzGrant Date: 03/18/2013, Expiration Date: 03/18/2023, Certifier: Kevin SweeneyRegistrant: Bi-State Electronics, 408 Court, Bedford, IA 50833, Phone: (712) 523-3627, Fax: (712) 523-2078, Email:
  • 2970 250th St (Lat: 40.942333 Lon: -94.543194), Call Sign: WQVZ347
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHzGrant Date: 06/22/2015, Expiration Date: 06/22/2025, Certifier: Nick MaynesRegistrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:
  • Lat: 40.875306 Lon: -94.560528, Call Sign: WQWF296
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.325 MHz, 463.400 MHz, 468.400 MHz, 469.325 MHz, 469.825 MHzGrant Date: 08/05/2015, Expiration Date: 08/05/2025, Certifier: Jim DuggerRegistrant: Bearcom Wireless Worldwide, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • LENOX, IA, Lat: 40.871750 Lon: -94.564028, Call Sign: WPUR751
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHz, 956.431 MHzGrant Date: 03/23/2012, Expiration Date: 04/19/2022, Certifier: David FerrisRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lenox, IA, 4 Miles Sw Of Lenox (Lat: 40.842194 Lon: -94.632444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.6 m, Call Sign: WPYF333
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.143 MHz, 952.143 MHzGrant Date: 06/20/2013, Expiration Date: 07/30/2023, Certifier: Chris JeromeRegistrant: Midamerican Energy Company, 106 E. 2nd Street, Davenport, IA 52801, Phone: (563) 333-8567, Fax: (563) 333-8558, Email:
  • LENOX, 2956 120th Street (Lat: 40.868889 Lon: -94.554944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 101.8 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQCL347
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 03/10/2015, Expiration Date: 03/30/2025, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Lat: 40.979528 Lon: -94.503000, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQPX582
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/11/2012, Expiration Date: 09/11/2022, Certifier: Kalvin L JacksonRegistrant: Massena Telephone Co, 211 Main St., Massena, IA 50853, Phone: (712) 779-2227, Fax: (712) 779-5000, Email:
  • RHC KENT, Lat: 40.979528 Lon: -94.503000, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQPX582
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/11/2012, Expiration Date: 09/11/2022, Certifier: Kalvin L JacksonRegistrant: Massena Telephone Co, 211 Main St., Massena, IA 50853, Phone: (712) 779-2227, Fax: (712) 779-5000, Email:
  • LENOX, 4 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 40.842194 Lon: -94.632444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: KAC94
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 01/27/2010, Expiration Date: 04/25/2020Registrant: Midamerican Energy Co, 106 E. 2nd Street, Davenport, IA 52801, Phone: (563) 333-8567, Fax: (563) 333-8558, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N0LSO, Previous Call Sign: KB0FZO, Licensee ID: L00189460, Grant Date: 12/28/2009, Expiration Date: 03/27/2020, Certifier: Thomas J Borland, Registrant: Thomas J Borland, 105 W Kansas St, Lenox, IA 50851
  • Call Sign: N0OAL, Licensee ID: L00331014, Grant Date: 01/04/2013, Expiration Date: 05/28/2022, Certifier: Paula J Borland, Registrant: Paula J Borland, 105 E Kansas, Lenox, IA 50851
  • Call Sign: N0OFA, Grant Date: 06/18/1991, Expiration Date: 06/18/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/19/2003, Registrant: Forrest F Whipp, 101 E Kansas St, Lenox, IA 50851
  • Call Sign: WA0GZX, Grant Date: 08/01/1994, Expiration Date: 08/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/02/2006, Registrant: Steven K Hamilton, Lenox, IA 50851-0086

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16318 , Serial Number: 28-7325241, Year manufactured: 1973
    Registrant (Individual): Scot A Trost, Po Box 98, Lenox, IA 50851
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2089Y , Serial Number: 17249589, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1962
    Registrant (Corporation): Aviators Inc Of Creston, 2132 Willow Ave, Lenox, IA 50851
  • Aircraft: CESSNA P210N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 267LM , Serial Number: P21000362, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 09/04/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Trost Farms LLC, Po Box 72, Lenox, IA 50851
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8723S , Serial Number: 15062023, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Charlie D Tripp, 1145 270th St, Lenox, IA 50851

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Lenox

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Most common first names in Lenox, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2383.2 years
John1877.2 years
Ruth1390.1 years
Helen1381.7 years
George1381.3 years
William1377.4 years
Kenneth1176.7 years
Harry1079.5 years
James1078.2 years
Martha983.6 years
Most common last names in Lenox, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2279.2 years
Wurster1983.0 years
Walter1781.9 years
Brown1682.5 years
Smith1383.0 years
Beck1188.1 years
Wilson984.2 years
Bennett978.8 years
Riley982.0 years
Rogers877.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Businesses in Lenox, IA

  • U.S. Cellular: 1

Lenox compared to Iowa state average:

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

Lenox on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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