Lenox, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 1,389 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 678  (48.8%)
Females: 711  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 50851.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,346 (it was $29,958 in 2000)
Lenox:

$42,346
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,465 (it was $14,299 in 2000)

Lenox city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $92,244 (it was $44,300 in 2000)
Lenox:

$92,244
IA:

$158,900

Median gross rent in 2019: $483.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lenox: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.9%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Lenox, IA (2019)
    • 97467.1%White alone
    • 42028.9%Hispanic
    • 563.9%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Lenox, Iowa as of September 29, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lenox is 479 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: American (10.7%), German (7.6%), English (5.6%), Irish (5.4%), French (2.7%), Italian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/2/1875

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 1.98 square miles.

Population density: 703 people per square mile   (low).

Lenox, Iowa map

231 residents are foreign born (13.9% Latin America).

This city:

16.0%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,282 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,463 (1.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 40.88 N, Longitude: 94.56 W

Area code: 641

Distribution of median household income in Lenox, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lenox, IA in 2019
Lenox satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $203,500
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $203,500
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $203,500
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $203,500
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $203,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Lenox, IA residents
Average permit cost in Lenox, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.2%
Iowa:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +96 (+7.4%).
Most common industries in Lenox, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (15.0%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.7%)
  • Truck transportation (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (15.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.9%)
  • Truck transportation (6.5%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (6.2%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.4%)
  • Food (14.7%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Lenox, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Child care workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Lenox, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lenox, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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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 significantly above Iowa state average. It is 297% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 333.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 389.0 miles away from Lenox center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 298.9 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) 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, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/2009 at 02:53:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.9 miles away from Lenox center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Taylor County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Lenox:

Marital status in Lenox, IA
  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

For population 25 years and over in Lenox:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Iowa average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lenox
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lenox, IA (based on Taylor County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

9.39 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

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%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lenox:

46.9%
Iowa:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.3%
Iowa:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lenox:

23.4%
Iowa:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lenox:

12.1%
Iowa:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lenox:

32.6%
Iowa:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

50.7%
Iowa:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.9%
State:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lenox, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$24,393$48,7860$0
Local Libraries 0$0 3$1,973
Totals for Government 6$24,393$48,7863$1,973

Lenox government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($15.12)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,361,000 ($979.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $199,000 ($143.27)
    Police Protection: $170,000 ($122.39)
    Sewerage: $139,000 ($100.07)
    Regular Highways: $129,000 ($92.87)
    General - Other: $113,000 ($81.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000 ($80.63)
    Financial Administration: $48,000 ($34.56)
    Libraries: $40,000 ($28.80)
    Central Staff Services: $32,000 ($23.04)
    Public Welfare - Other: $25,000 ($18.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($15.84)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($8.64)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $9,000 ($6.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($5.04)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($9.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,000 ($2.88)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $364,000 ($262.06)

Lenox government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $286,000 ($205.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $115,000 ($82.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $95,000 ($68.39)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000 ($11.52)
    Other: $2,000 ($1.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000 ($6.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($5.04)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $37,000 ($26.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $65,000 ($46.80)
    Sale of Property: $27,000 ($19.44)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($14.40)
    Rents: $8,000 ($5.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($2.16)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,375,000 ($989.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $175,000 ($125.99)
    General Local Government Support: $23,000 ($16.56)
    Other: $2,000 ($1.44)
  • Tax - Property: $552,000 ($397.41)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $97,000 ($69.83)
    Other License: $5,000 ($3.60)

Lenox government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $435,000 ($313.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $375,000 ($269.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000 ($43.20)

Lenox government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,160,000 ($2275.02)

Businesses in Lenox, IA

  • U.S. Cellular: 1

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:

Mar 24, 2013 07:15 AM, Cr-Shoenhair, Cr-Garretson, Lat: 40.880111, Lon: -94.570114, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 11, 1992 02:10 AM, S Walnut, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 20, 1983 11:40 PM, Schoenhair, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 24, 1979 11:07 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.2mTotal length
  • 3,855Total average daily traffic
  • 531Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,855Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lenox, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lenox, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 3/4 Mi S Jct Us 24 & Ia 25 (Lat: 40.958333 Lon: -94.564139), Call Sign: KNEM607,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2003, Expiration Date: 01/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2013, Registrant: 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: 173.396 MHz, 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2014, Expiration Date: 12/12/2024, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2013, Expiration Date: 03/18/2023, Certifier: Kevin Sweeney, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/22/2015, Expiration Date: 06/22/2025, Certifier: Nick Maynes, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2015, Expiration Date: 08/05/2025, Certifier: Jim Dugger, Registrant: Bearcom Wireless Worldwide, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • LENOX, IA, Lat: 40.871750 Lon: -94.564028, Call Sign: WPUR751,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHz, 956.431 MHz, Grant Date: 03/23/2012, Expiration Date: 04/19/2022, Certifier: David Ferris, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/20/2013, Expiration Date: 07/30/2023, Certifier: Chris Jerome, Registrant: Midamerican Energy Company, 666 Grand Ave. 2900 Ruan Center, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 242-4367, 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: 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2015, Expiration Date: 03/30/2025, 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:
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2012, Expiration Date: 09/11/2022, Certifier: Kalvin L Jackson, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2012, Expiration Date: 09/11/2022, Certifier: Kalvin L Jackson, Registrant: Massena Telephone Co, 211 Main St., Massena, IA 50853, Phone: (712) 779-2227, Fax: (712) 779-5000, Email:
  • Lenox, Along Utah Avenue (Lat: 40.887944 Lon: -94.545806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.5 m, Call Sign: WRMI339,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 04/13/2021, Expiration Date: 04/13/2031, Certifier: Dwayne Latzke, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • LENOX, 4 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 40.842194 Lon: -94.632444), Type: Mast, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: KAC94,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz... (+24 more), Grant Date: 04/08/2020, Expiration Date: 04/25/2030, Registrant: Midamerican Energy Company, 666 Grand Ave. 2900 Ruan Center, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 242-4374, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N0LSO, Previous Call Sign: KB0FZO, Licensee ID: L00189460, Grant Date: 01/28/2020, Expiration Date: 03/27/2030, Certifier: Thomas J Borland, Registrant: Thomas J Borland, 2924 130th Street, 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, N16318, N-16318, Serial Number: 28-7325241, Year manufactured: 1973, Certificate Issue Date: 04/29/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Scot A Trost, 1148 State Highway 25, Lenox, IA 50851

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of fires - 20 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2015. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Lenox, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.2%), and Structure Fires (36.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lenox, IA
    • 5745.2%Outside Fires
    • 4636.5%Structure Fires
    • 2116.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lenox, IA
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lenox, IA
  • 80.8%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lenox, IA
  • 68.1%Electricity
  • 29.3%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used


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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher 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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