Manson, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 1,627 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.1%
 
Males: 808  (49.7%)
Females: 819  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  43.4 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 50563.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $38,527 (it was $31,331 in 2000)
Manson:

$38,527
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $23,109 (it was $16,687 in 2000)

Manson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $90,804 (it was $62,100 in 2000)
Manson:

$90,804
IA:

$136,100

Median gross rent in 2015: $534.

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  • Races in Manson, IA (2010)

    Manson races chart
    • 1,66798.6%White alone
    • 140.8%Hispanic
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Two or more races
    • 10.06%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Manson: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (53.6%), American (9.9%), Irish (8.1%), Norwegian (4.2%), Swedish (3.4%), English (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/5/1877

Elevation: 1221 feet

Land area: 3.19 square miles.

Population density: 509 people per square mile   (low).

Manson,IA real estate house value index trend

Manson, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Manson:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Manson city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Iowa:

4.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Manson, Iowa as of November 21, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Manson to the number of sex offenders is 546 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 2015: $1,321 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,277 (1.6%)

Manson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (57.9 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (116.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (354.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Twin Lakes, IA (2.4 miles ), Knierim, IA (2.6 miles) , Pomeroy, IA (2.8 miles ), Palmer, IA (2.8 miles ), Barnum, IA (3.0 miles) , Jolley, IA (3.2 miles) , Clare, IA (3.2 miles) , Rockwell City, IA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $157,700

Latitude: 42.53 N, Longitude: 94.53 W

Area code: 712

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

3.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +72 (+4.0%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Manson, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Manson-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Manson city center killed 3 people and injured 26 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 6/9/1954, a category F4 tornado 10.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Manson-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% 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 229.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 271.3 miles away from Manson center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 222.5 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 449.1 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 234.3 miles away from Manson center
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 153.3 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 Calhoun County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Manson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Manson:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MANSON (1402 MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Manson:

  • POMEROY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; POMEROY, IA)
  • SUNNY KNOLL CARE CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
  • CALHOUN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
  • POCAHONTAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; POCAHONTAS, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manson:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 18 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,682)
  • Buena Vista University (about 36 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa State University (about 58 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 63 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 75 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 79 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 84 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)

Public high school in Manson:

See full list of schools located in Manson

Library in Manson:

  • MANSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $59,315; Location: 1312 10TH AVE; 15,554 books; 1,117 audio materials; 468 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 62 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Manson: Farmers Co-operative Company Elevator (A), Manson Golf and Country Club (B), Manson (C), Calhoun County Emergency Medical Services Manson (D), Manson Fire Department (E), Manson Library (F), Manson Town Police Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Manson include: United Church of Christ (A), Saint Thomas Catholic Church (B), Manson Mennonite Church (C), Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Augustana Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Grace United Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rose Hill Cemetery (1), Saint Thomas Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Manson include: Manson Fairground Park (1), Veterans Memorial Park (2), Watertower Park (3), Mendenhall Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Calhoun 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 2015: 12.5%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
38 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
44 people in nursing homes in 2000

Manson, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Manson (2011 data):

  • Heartland Bank: Manson Branch at 1314 1st Avenue, branch established on 2003/08/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $106.4 mil, Deposits: $79.8 mil, headquarters in Somers, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Somers Bancorporation
  • Manson State Bank: at 1001 Main St, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $36.9 mil, Deposits: $32.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Rog-Lee, Incorporated

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Manson city (based on Calhoun County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,08119
Evangelical Protestant1,62510
Catholic1,5685
Other3082
None1,088-
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: 4
Calhoun County:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

29.1%
Iowa:

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

12.6%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.7%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.4%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Manson:

29.2
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Manson:

21.5%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Manson:

11.7%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Manson:

37.8%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

56.4%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Manson:

75.8%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Manson, 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$3,175$38,1007$1,309
Police Protection - Officers 4$10,977$32,9310$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,201$26,4120$0
Health 0$0 14$4,685
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 1$1,738
Water Supply 2$5,420$32,5200$0
Local Libraries 0$0 3$2,930
Totals for Government 8$21,773$32,66025$10,662

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $359,000 ($220.65)
    Sewerage: $224,000 ($137.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $63,000 ($38.72)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($5.53)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $220,000 ($135.22)
    Water Utilities: $163,000 ($100.18)
    Police Protection: $140,000 ($86.05)
    Regular Highways: $118,000 ($72.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $96,000 ($59.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $66,000 ($40.57)
    Libraries: $41,000 ($25.20)
    Health Services - Other: $39,000 ($23.97)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($15.98)
    Housing & Community Development: $16,000 ($9.83)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($9.22)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($7.99)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($4.30)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($3.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($12.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $13,000 ($7.99)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($5.53)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($1.84)
    Corrections - Other: $2,000 ($1.23)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($1.23)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $308,000 ($189.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($3.69)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $105,000 ($64.54)
    Sewerage: $41,000 ($25.20)
    All Other: $23,000 ($14.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $86,000 ($52.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $21,000 ($12.91)
    Health & Hospitals: $17,000 ($10.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($11.06)
    General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($11.06)
    Rents: $6,000 ($3.69)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $174,000 ($106.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $152,000 ($93.42)
    General Support: $29,000 ($17.82)
    All Other: $5,000 ($3.07)
  • Tax - Property: $608,000 ($373.69)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($3.69)
    NEC: $4,000 ($2.46)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $95,000 ($58.39)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $430,000 ($264.29)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $340,000 ($208.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $650,000 ($399.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $120,000 ($73.76)
    Water Utilities: $95,000 ($58.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $830,000 ($510.14)

5.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
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 Webster County, IA  1.28% ($48,765 average AGI)
from Sac County, IA  0.33% ($18,385)
from Carroll County, IA  0.30% ($25,500)


6.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,315 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
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 Webster County, IA  1.17% ($34,979 average AGI)
to Sac County, IA  0.42% ($40,647)
to Pocahontas County, IA  0.37% ($54,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Manson:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KVFD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Manson:

  • KTLB (105.9 FM; TWIN LAKES, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIAQ (96.9 FM; CLARION, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KUEL (92.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K206BF (89.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KIKD (106.7 FM; LAKE CITY, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHBT (97.7 FM; HUMBOLDT, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Manson:

  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K47FZ (Channel 47; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)

Manson fatal accident list:

Sep 21, 1985 00:30 AM, Main St., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Lori Dawson, 201 12th Ave (Lat: 42.530639 Lon: -94.553472), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, SUITE 1
  • Erin Hibma, 201 12th Ave (Lat: 42.530639 Lon: -94.553472), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 19025 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, SUITE 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Manson, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 1303 9th Ave (Lat: 42.527472 Lon: -94.530250), Structure height: 53.3 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPNC785
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.362 MHzGrant Date: 03/07/1997, Expiration Date: 03/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/09/2002Registrant: Phone: (507) 835-8375
  • MNSN20, Lat: 42.527556 Lon: -94.531861, Type: Silo, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQKB349
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/17/2009, Expiration Date: 03/17/2019, Certifier: Jack BlairRegistrant: Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association, 227 West Herman Street, Woolstock, IA 50599, Phone: (515) 839-5571, Fax: (515) 839-5621, Email:
  • MNSN140, Lat: 42.527556 Lon: -94.531861, Type: Silo, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQKB349
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/17/2009, Expiration Date: 03/17/2019, Certifier: Jack BlairRegistrant: Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association, 227 West Herman Street, Woolstock, IA 50599, Phone: (515) 839-5571, Fax: (515) 839-5621, Email:
  • MNSN260, Lat: 42.527556 Lon: -94.531861, Type: Silo, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQKB349
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/17/2009, Expiration Date: 03/17/2019, Certifier: Jack BlairRegistrant: Woolstock Mutual Telephone Association, 227 West Herman Street, Woolstock, IA 50599, Phone: (515) 839-5571, Fax: (515) 839-5621, Email:
  • MANSON, 1303 9th Ave (Lat: 42.527139 Lon: -94.527806), Type: Silo, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQWF693
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/10/2015, Expiration Date: 08/10/2025, Certifier: Chase W CoxRegistrant: Northwest Communications, 844 Wood Street, Havelock, IA 50546, Phone: (712) 776-2222, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Manson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Manson)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Manson

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Manson, IA
Most common first names in Manson, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3778.7 years
Mary2681.6 years
William2482.5 years
Anna2189.8 years
George1583.6 years
Helen1381.2 years
Fred1380.7 years
Clarence1375.9 years
Henry1282.1 years
Ruth1280.7 years
Most common last names in Manson, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2976.9 years
Egli2182.6 years
Peters1874.2 years
Zehr1577.2 years
Nelson1482.7 years
Birkey1379.8 years
Carlson1173.7 years
Hoefing1184.8 years
Junkman1177.6 years
Miller1077.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Businesses in Manson, IA

  • Ford: 1

Manson compared to Iowa state average:

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