Lime Springs, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 499 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 
Males: 254  (51.0%)
Females: 245  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52155.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,182 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Lime Springs:

$35,182
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,697 (it was $15,706 in 2000)

Lime Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,074 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Lime Springs:

$67,074
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $373.

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  • Races in Lime Springs, IA (2010)

    Lime Springs races chart
    • 50099.0%White alone
    • 20.4%Asian alone
    • 20.4%Hispanic
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lime Springs: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.9%), Norwegian (23.4%), Irish (12.0%), English (10.7%), United States (6.2%), Dutch (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/17/1876

Elevation: 1250 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 491 people per square mile   (low).

Lime Springs,IA real estate house value index trend

Lime Springs, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Lime Springs:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lime Springs city:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,177 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $707 (1.4%)

Lime Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (41.0 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (112.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (259.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Chester, IA (2.2 miles) , Cresco, IA (3.1 miles ), Le Roy, MN (3.5 miles ), Ostrander, MN (3.7 miles ), Riceville, IA (3.9 miles ), Harmony, MN (3.9 miles ), McIntire, IA (4.0 miles) , Elma, IA (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.45 N, Longitude: 92.28 W

Area code: 563

Lime Springs household income distribution Lime Springs home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +54 (+12.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Lime Springs, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lime Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the Lime Springs city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 24 people.

Earthquake activity:

Lime Springs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 86% 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 240.6 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 414.8 miles away from Lime Springs 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 220.7 miles away from the city 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 393.5 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 250.5 miles away from Lime Springs center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 359.4 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 Howard County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lime Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lime Springs:

  • PATTY ELWOOD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CRESCO, IA)
  • REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES OF HOWARD COUNTY Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; CRESCO, IA)
  • EVANS MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CRESCO, IA)
  • CRESCO CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CRESCO, IA)
  • OSTRANDER CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; OSTRANDER, MN)
  • RICEVILLE FAMILY CARE AND THERAPY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; RICEVILLE, IA)
  • HARMONY COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HARMONY, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lime Springs:

  • Luther College (about 26 miles; Decorah, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,700)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 29 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Riverland Community College (about 40 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 48 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 49 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 51 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)

Public elementary/middle school in Lime Springs:

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Library in Lime Springs:

  • LIME SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $41,942; Location: 112 W MAIN ST; 5,305 books; 295 audio materials; 387 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lime Springs: A and K Feed and Grain Company Elevator (A), Lime Springs Fire Department (B), Lime Springs City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lime Springs include: Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (A), Lime Spring Mennonite Church (B), United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Howard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lime Springs and their reported violations in the past:

SARATOGA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Address: 10194 HOWARD AVE , Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (FEB-16-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-17-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-01-2009 to OCT-14-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (FEB-16-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-19-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-01-2009 to OCT-14-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (FEB-16-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-13-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-01-2009 to OCT-14-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-01-2009 to OCT-14-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-19-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-01-2009 to OCT-14-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - In FEB-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-01-2009 to OCT-14-2009)
  • 30 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
TOGIE PUB (Address: 8757 STATE HWY 9 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 30 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.4%
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Lime Springs 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Lime Springs (2011 data):

  • C US Bank: Lime Springs Branch at 132 West Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2008/07/31: Bank assets: $344.2 mil, Deposits: $281.3 mil, headquarters in Cresco, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: How-Win Development Co.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Iowa average:

10.3

Lime Springs travel time to work - commute Lime Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (82%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

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 Lime Springs city (based on Howard County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,9305
Mainline Protestant2,91414
Evangelical Protestant1,1048
Other2-
None1,616-
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
Howard County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Howard County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Howard County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Howard County:

27.1%
Iowa:

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

15.9%
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
Other Government Administration 7$2,714$4,6531$339
Sewerage 0$0 1$383
Water Supply 0$0 1$146
Local Libraries 0$0 4$1,630
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$117
Totals for Government 7$2,714$4,6538$2,615

Lime Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $223,000 ($446.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($94.19)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($84.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $34,000 ($68.14)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($56.11)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($50.10)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($46.09)
    Libraries: $19,000 ($38.08)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($18.04)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($10.02)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($4.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($4.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $77,000 ($154.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($6.01)

Lime Springs government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($86.17)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($84.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($24.05)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $68,000 ($136.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($8.02)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($2.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($86.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $44,000 ($88.18)
    General Support: $3,000 ($6.01)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.00)
  • Tax - Property: $96,000 ($192.38)
    Total General Sales: $24,000 ($48.10)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.00)

Lime Springs government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($80.16)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $40,000 ($80.16)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $80,000 ($160.32)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($30.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $110,000 ($220.44)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($100.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($20.04)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($10.02)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $150,000 ($300.60)

3.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.88%
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 Winneshiek County, IA  0.62% ($31,333 average AGI)
from Chickasaw County, IA  0.41% ($32,938)


5.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
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 Winneshiek County, IA  0.61% ($26,292 average AGI)
to Mitchell County, IA  0.41% ($28,375)
to Fillmore County, MN  0.28% ($27,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lime Springs:

  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFIL (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PRESTON, MN; Owner: KFIL, INC.)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lime Springs:

  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCZQ (102.3 FM; CRESCO, IA; Owner: MEGA MEDIA, LTD.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFIL-FM (103.1 FM; PRESTON, MN; Owner: KFIL, INC.)
  • KVIK (104.7 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • KVGO (104.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, MN; Owner: KVGO, INC.)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KYBA (105.3 FM; STEWARTVILLE, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO)
  • KDEC-FM (100.5 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: DECORAH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQYB (98.3 FM; SPRING GROVE, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lime Springs:

  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K14AF (Channel 14; DECORAH, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lime Springs)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • .25 Mi E Of Saratoga On Hwy 9 (Lat: 43.371917 Lon: -92.401278), Call Sign: KNAQ814, Licensee ID: L00029491
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.395 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/11/1996, Expiration Date: 03/07/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/13/2001
    Registrant: Mehmert Tiling Inc, Rr 1 Box 178, Lime Springs, IA 52155, Phone: (515) 985-4076
  • Hwy 157 W (Lat: 43.448583 Lon: -92.289889), Call Sign: KYD677, Licensee ID: L00018918
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2000, Expiration Date: 03/19/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2005
    Registrant: Thermogas Co Of Lime Springs, Box 147 Hwy 157, Lime Springs, IA 52155
  • Lat: 43.447139 Lon: -92.285222, Call Sign: WQNC790
    Assigned Frequencies: 4940.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/21/2010, Expiration Date: 12/21/2020, Certifier: Darrell Knecht
    Registrant: Racom Corporation, 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • DAVIS CORNERS, 15200 Hwy 9 W Rural Rte 3 (Lat: 43.372444 Lon: -92.266556), Overall height: 127.7 m, Call Sign: WPJE768
    Assigned Frequencies: 2162.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Iowa Rsa #13 Limited Partnership, 8725 W Higgins Rd Ste Ms0201, Chicago, IL 60631
  • DAVIS CORNERS, Davis Corners Cell Site 15200 Hwy 9 Rr 3 (Lat: 43.372222 Lon: -92.266667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 127.7 m, Call Sign: WQQZ883
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/02/2013, Expiration Date: 04/02/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA0LGV, Licensee ID: L01355766
    Grant Date: 01/03/2008, Expiration Date: 03/19/2018
    Registrant: Gary D Weyers, 109 Willard St., Lime Springs, IA 52155-0015
  • Call Sign: KC0ARN
    Grant Date: 04/26/1997, Expiration Date: 04/26/2007, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2009
    Registrant: Leroy L Corbin Jr, 106 West Jackson St Apt 7w, Lime Springs, IA 52155
  • Call Sign: KC0CTE, Licensee ID: L00309366
    Grant Date: 12/18/2007, Expiration Date: 02/25/2018, Certifier: James E Bass
    Registrant: James E Bass, 19276 65th St, Lime Springs, IA 52155
  • Call Sign: N0IQE, Licensee ID: L01226341
    Grant Date: 12/21/2006, Expiration Date: 02/11/2017, Certifier: George H Ellison
    Registrant: George H Ellison, 13131 25th St, Lime Springs, IA 52155

Most common first names in Lime Springs, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1477.6 years
William1378.9 years
Anna1086.2 years
Henry978.8 years
Thomas877.1 years
Edward873.5 years
Mary884.5 years
Dorothy881.0 years
Robert876.9 years
Margaret879.3 years
Most common last names in Lime Springs, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones2484.0 years
Johnson1085.2 years
Williams980.6 years
Davis883.1 years
Reis877.3 years
Hovey776.3 years
Hughes681.2 years
Ihns676.8 years
Evans584.8 years
Buresh588.0 years

Lime Springs on our top lists:

  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #39 (52155) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 1,000+)"
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  • Donald Raymond Mork (13)
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  • Jayden F. Burns (2)
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Total of 21 patent applications in 2008-2015.