Manson, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 1,566 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.3%
 
Males: 760  (48.6%)
Females: 806  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 50563.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,084 (it was $31,331 in 2000)
Manson:

$47,084
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,315 (it was $16,687 in 2000)

Manson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $99,124 (it was $62,100 in 2000)
Manson:

$99,124
IA:

$158,900

Median gross rent in 2019: $592.

March 2019 cost of living index in Manson: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.2%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 22.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Manson, IA (2019)
    • 1,74192.3%White alone
    • 754.0%Hispanic
    • 361.9%Two or more races
    • 100.5%Black alone
    • 50.3%Asian alone

Races in Manson 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 Manson, Iowa as of October 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Manson is 614 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (48.1%), American (8.8%), Swedish (6.3%), Irish (5.6%), English (4.9%), European (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/5/1877

Elevation: 1221 feet

Land area: 3.19 square miles.

Population density: 490 people per square mile   (low).

Manson, Iowa map

11 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,391 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,494 (1.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.53 N, Longitude: 94.53 W

Area code: 712

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $157,700
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.5%
Iowa:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +72 (+4.0%).
Most common industries in Manson, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.9%)
  • Educational services (18.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (2.3%)
Most common occupations in Manson, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Registered nurses (7.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)

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

Manson, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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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 significantly above Iowa state average. It is 187% greater 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 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 441.2 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, 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) 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 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 (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Manson:

Marital status in Manson, IA
  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Manson:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Manson, IA (based on Calhoun County data)

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

7.03 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

9.1%
State:

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:

53.8%
Iowa:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.9%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Manson:

28.6
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Manson:

19.2%
Iowa:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Manson:

11.0%
Iowa:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Manson:

35.2%
Iowa:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

58.8%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Manson:

76.5%
Iowa:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Manson, 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
Police Protection - Officers 5$15,311$36,7460$0
Water Supply 3$7,561$30,2440$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,428$53,1368$2,307
Streets and Highways 1$3,070$36,8400$0
Health 0$0 15$8,256
Local Libraries 0$0 3$5,164
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 1$3,063
Totals for Government 10$30,370$36,44427$18,790

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

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($22.35)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($11.49)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($8.30)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $325,000 ($207.54)
    Water Utilities: $258,000 ($164.75)
    Police Protection: $197,000 ($125.80)
    Regular Highways: $167,000 ($106.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000 ($75.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $105,000 ($67.05)
    Libraries: $51,000 ($32.57)
    Financial Administration: $47,000 ($30.01)
    General Public Buildings: $32,000 ($20.43)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($17.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($8.94)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($7.02)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($3.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($3.19)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000 ($3.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($17.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($44.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($26.18)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($15.96)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($12.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($5.11)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($4.47)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($1.28)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $441,000 ($281.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $49,000 ($31.29)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $134,000 ($85.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000 ($82.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($17.88)
    Other: $2,000 ($1.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $32,000 ($20.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $16,000 ($10.22)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($5.75)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($5.11)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($4.47)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($3.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $400,000 ($255.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $210,000 ($134.10)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($12.77)
    Other: $2,000 ($1.28)
  • Tax - Property: $711,000 ($454.02)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $171,000 ($109.20)
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000 ($23.63)
    Other License: $3,000 ($1.92)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,458,000 ($2208.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,250,000 ($2075.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $208,000 ($132.82)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $218,000 ($139.21)
    End of Fiscal Year: $218,000 ($139.21)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,960,000 ($1251.60)

Businesses in Manson, IA

  • Ford: 1

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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.4mTotal length
  • 1,545Total average daily traffic
  • 212Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,545Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Manson, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Manson, IA

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: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • Erin Hibma, 201 12th Ave (Lat: 42.530639 Lon: -94.553472), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 19025 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/1997, Expiration Date: 03/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/09/2002, Phone: (507) 835-8375
  • MNSN20, Lat: 42.527556 Lon: -94.531861, Type: Silo, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQKB349,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: Jack Blair, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: Jack Blair, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: Jack Blair, Registrant: 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: 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz... (+12 more), Grant Date: 08/10/2015, Expiration Date: 08/10/2025, Certifier: Chase W Cox, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 20 took place in 2005, and the least - 3 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Manson, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.6%), and Structure Fires (34.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Manson, IA
    • 7444.6%Outside Fires
    • 5734.3%Structure Fires
    • 2213.3%Other
    • 137.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Manson, IA
  • 81.5%Utility gas
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Manson, IA
  • 47.5%Electricity
  • 46.1%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.8%No fuel used


Manson 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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