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Iowa County

Population in 2012: 2,494 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.6%
 

Males: 1,195  (47.9%)
Females: 1,299  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  41.0 years
Iowa median age:  42.7 years

Zip codes: 52301.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $46,826 (it was $36,509 in 2000)
Marengo:

$46,826
Iowa:

$49,427
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $22,698

Marengo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $89,117 (it was $71,800 in 2000)
Marengo:

$89,117
Iowa:

$123,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $93,323; Detached houses: $95,235; Townhouses or other attached units: $142,104; In 2-unit structures: $120,175; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,736; Mobile homes: $31,480

Median gross rent in 2011: $470.

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  • White alone - 2,417 (95.6%)
  • Hispanic - 71 (2.8%)
  • Black alone - 15 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marengo: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (42.4%), Irish (13.3%), English (10.2%), United States (5.7%), Dutch (3.4%), Czech (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/4/1859

Elevation: 735 feet

Land area: 2.09 square miles.

Population density: 1191 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Marengo:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marengo city:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

17 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Marengo, Iowa as of December 21, 2012.
The ratio of number of residents in Marengo to the number of sex offenders is 279 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,357 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,201 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (24.3 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (162.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (226.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ladora, IA (2.6 miles ), Blairstown, IA (2.8 miles ), Luzerne, IA (3.1 miles) , Williamsburg, IA (3.1 miles ), Norway, IA (3.2 miles ), Victor, IA (3.6 miles ), Belle Plaine, IA (3.6 miles ), Walford, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 41.80 N, Longitude: 92.07 W

Area code: 319

Marengo household income distribution Marengo home values distribution

Crime rates in Marengo (2011):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 assaults (236.1 per 100,000)
  • 4 burglaries (157.4 per 100,000)
  • 4 thefts (157.4 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (39.4 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 66.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 259.9)

Crime rates in Marengo (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 assaults (157.9 per 100,000)
  • 2 burglaries (79.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 thefts (157.9 per 100,000)
  • 4 auto thefts (157.9 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 55.1 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Iowa average:

1.72

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Marengo, Iowa accommodation, arts, entertainment & recreation - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.7%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +160 (+6.7%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Marengo-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 202% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Marengo city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 tornado 18.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Iowa County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Bradley Kasal - Marine Corps Sergeant Major, Del Miller - Football player and coach, Rick Wanamaker - Decathlete, Paul Hinrichs - Baseball player.


Hospital/medical center in Marengo:

  • MARENGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, 300 W MAY ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Marengo, IA

Local government website: www.marengoiowa.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marengo:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 23 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
  • University of Iowa (about 30 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,313)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 46 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 54 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 55 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 74 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 80 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,699)

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Public elementary/middle school in Marengo:

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Library in Marengo:

  • MARENGO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $113,724; Location: 235 E HILTON ST; 19,449 books; 1,271 audio materials; 1,669 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 86 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Marengo: Iowa County Fairgrounds (A), Marengo Elevator Company Elevator (B), Marengo (C), Iowa County Ambulance Service (D), Iowa County Geneology Library (E), Marengo City Hall (F), Pioneer Heritage Museum (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (H), Iowa County Courthouse (I), Iowa County Sheriffs Office (J), Marengo Fire Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marengo include: Methodist Church (A), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (B), Saint Patricks Church (C), Presbyterian Church (D), Church of the Nazarene (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Marengo include: Marengo City Lions Park (1), Oldest Log House in Iowa County Historical Marker (2), Memorial Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Iowa County Historical Society (Museums; 675 East South Street), Kreis Music CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 595 Eastern Avenue).

Hotel: Sudbury Court Motel and RV Park (2211 Highway 6 Trail).

Court: Iowa County - Juvenile Court Ofc (Courthouse).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.8. This is about average.
City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.230. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.861. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.861
U.S.:

2.433
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.0
U.S.:

22.1

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

IOWA VALLEY ESTATES (Address: 2551 HWY 6 TRAIL , Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-25-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MARENGO GOLF CLUB (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-02-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-25-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-25-2004), St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2003), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2003), St Public Notif received (OCT-15-2003), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-25-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between OCT-1999 and MAY-2000, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2000)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.5%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Marengo, IA

56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
76 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Marengo compared to Iowa state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Marengo (2011 data):

  • Keystone Savings Bank: at 330 Western Avenue, branch established on 1935/04/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $77.1 mil, Deposits: $69.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Keystone Community Bancorporation
  • Grinnell State Bank: Marengo Branch at 1101 Court Avenue, branch established on 1929/01/07. Info updated 2011/11/21: Bank assets: $262.9 mil, Deposits: $217.7 mil, headquarters in Grinnell, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Grinnell Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Marengo travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Marengo (based on Iowa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.38%
Here55.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Mennonite Church USA
Adherents34.5%26.1%16.5%8.1%4.4%
Congregations25.8%16.1%32.3%6.5%3.2%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Church of ChristNorth American Baptist ConferenceOther
Adherents3.3%2.8%2.5%1.2%0.5%
Congregations3.2%3.2%3.2%3.2%3.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Iowa County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Iowa County:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

10.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Iowa County:

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Iowa County:

29.4%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.4%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,601$31,2120$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,702$44,4241$1,674
Police Protection - Officers 5$15,009$36,0222$779
Streets and Highways 2$6,478$38,8680$0
Hospitals 123$441,797$43,10235$35,608
Sewerage 1$3,418$41,0160$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$221
Water Supply 1$3,945$47,3400$0
Local Libraries 2$3,777$22,6622$1,262
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$325
Totals for Government 136$480,727$42,41743$39,869

Marengo government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,030,000 ($412.99)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $5,660,000 ($2269.45)
    Regular Highways: $303,000 ($121.49)
    Police Protection: $298,000 ($119.49)
    Water Utilities: $265,000 ($106.26)
    Sewerage: $224,000 ($89.82)
    Libraries: $133,000 ($53.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $121,000 ($48.52)
    General Public Buildings: $61,000 ($24.46)
    General - Other: $55,000 ($22.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000 ($16.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($9.22)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($7.22)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($5.21)
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,000 ($4.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($2.81)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($2.00)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $5,000 ($2.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $301,000 ($120.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $4,103,000 ($1645.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,553,000 ($1424.62)

Marengo government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $5,660,000 ($2269.45)
    Sewerage: $207,000 ($83.00)
    All Other: $46,000 ($18.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($18.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($18.04)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($0.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $39,000 ($15.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $178,000 ($71.37)
    Interest Earnings: $34,000 ($13.63)
    Sale of Property: $17,000 ($6.82)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($3.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $276,000 ($110.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $212,000 ($85.00)
    All Other: $6,000 ($2.41)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($1.20)
  • Tax - Property: $847,000 ($339.62)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $252,000 ($101.04)
    Other License: $5,000 ($2.00)

Marengo government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,075,000 ($4841.62)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,083,000 ($3240.98)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,800,000 ($1924.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $808,000 ($323.98)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $190,000 ($76.18)
    End of Fiscal Year: $1,000 ($0.40)

Marengo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,828,000 ($1534.88)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $315,000 ($126.30)

5.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Johnson County, IA  1.04% ($39,955 average AGI)
from Linn County, IA  0.76% ($39,612)
from Benton County, IA  0.40% ($35,500)


6.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,102 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Johnson County, IA  1.31% ($33,294 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  1.08% ($32,371)
to Benton County, IA  0.45% ($34,448)

Strongest AM radio stations in Marengo:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marengo:

  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSKB (99.1 FM; BROOKLYN, IA; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZAT-FM (95.5 FM; BELLE PLAINE, IA; Owner: CAMRORY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRTI (106.7 FM; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K204DE (89.7 FM; AMANA, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marengo:

  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCDE-LP (Channel 67; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCDR-LP (Channel 55; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHHH-LP (Channel 57; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRUB-LP (Channel 65; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Marengo, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 76
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 116
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 24
  • Fatalities: 82
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 191
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7

Marengo fatal accident list:

Apr 24, 1996 05:30 AM, 6, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 3, 1977 02:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 7, 1977 07:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 6, 1977 00:30 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • On Rd C 2 Mi N (Lat: 41.805833 Lon: -92.067139), Call Sign: WGK485
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.890 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/2005, Expiration Date: 05/07/2015
    Registrant: Iowa County Sheriff, 960 Franklyn Ave., Marengo, IA 52301, Phone: (319) 642-7307, Fax: (319) 642-3826, Email:
  • RO TREATMENT PLANT, Ro Treatment Plant - 0.39mi N Of Hwy 6 On Sr220 (Lat: 41.779389 Lon: -91.968750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPPA677
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2004, Expiration Date: 09/24/2014, Certifier: Ruth Wagner
    Registrant: Micro-Comm Inc, 15895 S Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • 1/2 Mi N Of Court House On N Court Ave (Lat: 41.794722 Lon: -92.069639), Call Sign: KJJ857
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/19/2001, Expiration Date: 03/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2011
    Registrant: Marengo Ready Mix Inc., 2523 Hwy 6 Trail, Marengo, IA 52301, Phone: (319) 642-3811, Fax: (319) 642-5571, Email:
  • 1.25 Mi S Cr C (Lat: 41.770833 Lon: -92.066583), Call Sign: KNCW280, Licensee ID: L00103507
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/1997, Expiration Date: 02/17/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Richard Ward, Rr 1 Box 124, Marengo, IA 52301, Phone: (319) 642-3187
  • Lat: 41.802222 Lon: -92.073333, Call Sign: WQOI426
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.995 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/2011, Expiration Date: 10/05/2021, Certifier: Adam Rabe
    Registrant: Radio Communications Co., Inc., 2131 North Towne Lane Ne, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402, Phone: (319) 393-7150, Fax: (319) 393-9273, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Marengo)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Marengo


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marengo, IA

Most common first names in Marengo, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3174.4 years
William3080.9 years
Mary2283.7 years
George2180.3 years
James1873.8 years
Anna1885.0 years
Margaret1683.7 years
Charles1678.1 years
Frank1674.5 years
Helen1584.6 years
Most common last names in Marengo, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1983.0 years
Schafbuch1579.9 years
Slaymaker1377.5 years
Gorsch1280.7 years
Jacobs1274.1 years
Denzler1286.8 years
Olson1177.5 years
Rathjen1174.0 years
Brown1179.4 years
Simmons1179.8 years

Businesses in Marengo, IA

  • H&R Block: 1
  • RadioShack: 1
  • True Value: 1


Marengo on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Communications equipment operators"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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