Mechanicsville, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 1,129 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 575  (51.0%)
Females: 554  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52306.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,444 (it was $36,053 in 2000)
Mechanicsville:

$56,444
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,107 (it was $16,429 in 2000)

Mechanicsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $99,539 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
Mechanicsville:

$99,539
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $588.

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  • Races in Mechanicsville, IA (2010)

    Mechanicsville races chart
    • 1,10696.5%White alone
    • 191.7%Hispanic
    • 121.0%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mechanicsville: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.8%), Irish (9.4%), United States (8.9%), English (8.5%), Norwegian (5.4%), Czech (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/25/1867

Elevation: 921 feet

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 1,523 people per square mile   (low).

Mechanicsville,IA real estate house value index trend

Mechanicsville, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Mechanicsville:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mechanicsville city:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,430 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,408 (1.3%)

Mechanicsville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (22.0 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (124.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (184.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Stanwood, IA (2.3 miles ), Lisbon, IA (2.6 miles ), Morley, IA (2.7 miles) , Mount Vernon, IA (2.9 miles ), Olin, IA (2.9 miles ), Martelle, IA (3.1 miles ), Clarence, IA (3.2 miles ), Tipton, IA (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $173,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $31,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.90 N, Longitude: 91.25 W

Area code: 563

Mechanicsville household income distribution Mechanicsville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.9%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +93 (+8.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Mechanicsville, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mechanicsville-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Mechanicsville city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mechanicsville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 297.8 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 277.5 miles away from Mechanicsville center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 125.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 327.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 297.7 miles away from Mechanicsville center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 283.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cedar County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mechanicsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mechanicsville:

  • MECHANICSVILLE CARE CENTER (206 EAST FOURTH STREET)
  • MECHANICSVILLE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (104 EAST FOURTH STREET BOX 430)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Mechanicsville:

  • CLARENCE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CLARENCE, IA)
  • CEDAR MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; TIPTON, IA)
  • CEDAR COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; TIPTON, IA)
  • JONES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; ANAMOSA, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mechanicsville:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 21 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 23 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 43 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 44 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 44 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Augustana College (about 46 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Black Hawk College (about 52 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)

Public elementary/middle school in Mechanicsville:

See full list of schools located in Mechanicsville

Library in Mechanicsville:

  • MECHANICSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $51,057; Location: 218 E 1ST ST; 8,734 books; 110 audio materials; 661 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 31 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Mechanicsville: Mechanicsville (A), Mechanicsville Police Department (B), Mechanicsville Public Library (C), Mechanicsville Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mechanicsville include: Saint Marys Catholic Church (A), United Methodist Church (B), Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 78.9. This is about average.

City:

78.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.228. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.228
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.761. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.761
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 22.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.51
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.7%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 76.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.9%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
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: 0.2% of all households
44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
59 people in nursing homes in 2000

Mechanicsville, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Mechanicsville 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Mechanicsville (2011 data):

  • Bridge Community Bank: Mechanicsville Branch at 200 South Cherry Street, branch established on 1998/06/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $68.2 mil, Deposits: $60.7 mil, headquarters in Mount Vernon, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bridge Community Bank Esop

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mechanicsville city (based on Cedar County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,25019
Catholic1,7593
Evangelical Protestant98710
Other4-
None10,499-
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: 6
Cedar County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Cedar County:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

7.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cedar County:

27.6%
Iowa:

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

7.2%
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
Financial Administration 1$3,644$43,7280$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$442
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,552$42,6242$436
Streets and Highways 1$3,520$42,2400$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,670$32,0400$0
Local Libraries 0$0 4$2,532
Totals for Government 4$13,386$40,15812$3,410

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $70,000 ($62.00)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($17.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($14.17)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $94,000 ($83.26)
    Regular Highways: $91,000 ($80.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($46.94)
    Financial Administration: $47,000 ($41.63)
    Sewerage: $41,000 ($36.32)
    Libraries: $34,000 ($30.12)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($26.57)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($19.49)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($15.06)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($15.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($10.63)
    Health Services - Other: $11,000 ($9.74)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($7.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.89)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $7,000 ($6.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($21.26)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($7.09)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($5.31)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($2.66)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($1.77)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.89)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $134,000 ($118.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($10.63)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $83,000 ($73.52)
    Sewerage: $68,000 ($60.23)
    All Other: $48,000 ($42.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($32.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $34,000 ($30.12)
    Rents: $16,000 ($14.17)
    General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($9.74)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($1.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $97,000 ($85.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $113,000 ($100.09)
    All Other: $3,000 ($2.66)
  • Tax - Property: $145,000 ($128.43)
    Total General Sales: $35,000 ($31.00)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($1.77)
    NEC: $2,000 ($1.77)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $274,000 ($242.69)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $93,000 ($82.37)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $344,000 ($304.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($20.37)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $754,000 ($667.85)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $343,000 ($303.81)

5.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
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 Johnson County, IA  0.98% ($39,875 average AGI)
from Muscatine County, IA  0.88% ($38,862)
from Linn County, IA  0.80% ($29,203)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,765 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Johnson County, IA  1.18% ($40,273 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.94% ($32,600)
to Scott County, IA  0.69% ($32,922)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mechanicsville:

  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXIC (800 AM; 1 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMJM (1360 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mechanicsville:

  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRNL-FM (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IA; Owner: CORNELL COLLEGE)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K295AC (106.9 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Mechanicsville:

  • 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)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K64DG (Channel 64; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: R B SHELDAHL)
  • 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)

Mechanicsville fatal accident list:

Aug 2, 1979 87:99 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mechanicsville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 3 Mi E 2 Mi S Lisbon (Lat: 41.888889 Lon: -91.305167), Call Sign: KNBW937, Licensee ID: L00443798
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2002, Expiration Date: 01/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2012
    Registrant: Melvin L Dains, 0391 Delta Ave, Mechanicsville, IA 52306, Phone: (319) 432-7179
  • MECHANICSVILLE, 700 East First Street (Lat: 41.902361 Lon: -91.246194), Type: Tank, Structure height: 33.1 m, Overall height: 38.6 m, Call Sign: WPTX510
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/2011, Expiration Date: 01/08/2022, Certifier: Jill L Randolph
    Registrant: Graybill Communications, 305 Miller Rd., Hiawatha, IA 52233, Phone: (319) 393-5456, Fax: (319) 393-5458, Email:
  • Ded Mp 59.09, 1.8 Mi W Of (Lat: 41.910667 Lon: -91.290750), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQFU658
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.040 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/06/2006, Expiration Date: 10/06/2016, Certifier: Larry J Kopiasz
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-0486, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MECHANICSVILLE, 350 Franklin Ave. (Lat: 41.901361 Lon: -91.269694), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 105.1 m, Call Sign: WPTQ859
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/20/2011, Expiration Date: 11/27/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2013, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Mechanicsville, 350 Franklin Ave (Lat: 41.894194 Lon: -91.267944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85 m, Overall height: 92.4 m, Call Sign: WQJN729
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/11/2008, Expiration Date: 11/11/2018, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    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: K0RTT, Licensee ID: L00763182
    Grant Date: 11/03/2003, Expiration Date: 01/04/2014
    Registrant: John A Moffit, 299 Echo Ave Rr 1, Mechanicsville, IA 52306
  • Call Sign: KC0EGD
    Grant Date: 10/08/1998, Expiration Date: 10/08/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2010
    Registrant: Adam B Eby, Mechanicsville, IA 52306
  • Call Sign: W0DLJ
    Grant Date: 02/05/1996, Expiration Date: 02/05/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2008
    Registrant: John W Paidar, 311 N Jackson St, Mechanicsville, IA 52306
  • Call Sign: WB0FGQ, Licensee ID: L01194633
    Grant Date: 09/21/2006, Expiration Date: 09/24/2016, Certifier: Wayne E Betts
    Registrant: Wayne E Betts, 110 S John, Mechanicsville, IA 52306

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Mechanicsville, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1781.8 years
John1776.5 years
William1378.4 years
Robert1174.2 years
Edward984.7 years
George879.2 years
James879.9 years
Clarence881.0 years
Ralph882.4 years
Harold870.5 years
Most common last names in Mechanicsville, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Boots1178.5 years
Miller886.7 years
Kohl883.5 years
Young880.7 years
Cook783.1 years
Crock784.7 years
Johnson773.5 years
Scott775.6 years
Albaugh679.3 years
Baker676.0 years
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