Mediapolis, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 1,536 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.6%
 
Males: 782  (50.9%)
Females: 754  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

38.1 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 52637.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,178 (it was $37,857 in 2000)
Mediapolis:

$56,178
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,198 (it was $17,974 in 2000)

Mediapolis city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $134,027 (it was $73,800 in 2000)
Mediapolis:

$134,027
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $125,353; detached houses: $131,628; mobile homes: $14,399

Median gross rent in 2017: $587.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mediapolis: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.7%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mediapolis, IA (2010)
    • 1,52597.8%White alone
    • 151.0%Hispanic
    • 130.8%Two or more races
    • 50.3%Black alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Mediapolis, Iowa as of June 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mediapolis is 775 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 (45.5%), American (11.4%), English (9.1%), Swedish (5.3%), Norwegian (3.7%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/14/1875

Elevation: 765 feet

Land area: 1.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,275 people per square mile   (low).

Mediapolis, Iowa map

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,567 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,606 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (47.5 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (169.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (189.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Morning Sun, IA (2.8 miles ),
Oakville, IA (3.0 miles ),
Beaverdale, IA (3.4 miles ),
Wapello, IA (3.5 miles ),
Oquawka, IL (3.5 miles ),
Mount Union, IA (3.5 miles),
Danville, IA (3.6 miles ),
West Burlington, IA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 41.01 N, Longitude: 91.16 W

Area code: 319

Distribution of median household income in Mediapolis, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mediapolis, IA in 2017
Mediapolis satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $330,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $270,700
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $217,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Mediapolis, IA residents
Average permit cost in Mediapolis, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+0.4%).
Most common industries in Mediapolis, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (8.7%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Machinery (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Mediapolis, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Child care workers (4.6%)

Average climate in Mediapolis, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mediapolis-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/25/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Mediapolis city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/1/2007, a category F3 tornado 18.2 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused $16 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mediapolis-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 83% 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 248.3 miles away from Mediapolis 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 230.5 miles away from Mediapolis 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 121.9 miles away from Mediapolis 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 276.2 miles away from Mediapolis center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 279.7 miles away from Mediapolis 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 248.6 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 Des Moines County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 15, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mediapolis topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mediapolis:

  • PRAIRIE RIDGE CARE AND REHABILIT (608 PRAIRIE STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Mediapolis:

  • MORNING SUN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MORNING SUN, IA)
  • LOUISA COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WAPELLO, IA)
  • GREAT RIVER HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; WEST BURLINGTON, IA)
  • WOODLAKE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • DANVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DANVILLE, IA)
  • VISITING NURSES ASSOCIATION (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)
  • ADVANCED HOME HEALTH CARE LTD (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; BURLINGTON, IA)

Airports located in Mediapolis:

Amtrak stations near Mediapolis:

  • 14 miles: ALDERSHOT (BURLINGTON, 1199 WATERDOWN RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: BURLINGTON (300 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mediapolis:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 14 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Western Illinois University (about 46 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Augustana College (about 47 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 47 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 48 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • University of Iowa (about 50 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Black Hawk College (about 50 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)

Public high school in Mediapolis:

Public elementary/middle schools in Mediapolis:

See full list of schools located in Mediapolis

Library in Mediapolis:

  • MEDIAPOLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $134,454; Location: 128 N ORCHARD ST; 18,787 books; 736 audio materials; 1,481 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 77 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Mediapolis Medical Clinic 401 North Orchard St.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mediapolis: Sperry Elevator (A), Mediapolis Community Ambulance (B), Mediapolis City Hall (C), Mediapolis City Fire Department (D), Mediapolis Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mediapolis include: First Baptist Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), Mediapolis Presbyterian Church (C), Immanuel Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Mediapolis: Cartwright Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Des Moines 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:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.8%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.6%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
80 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Mediapolis in 2000:

  • 90 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 26 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Mediapolis (2011 data):

  • Mediapolis Savings Bank: Wapello Street North Branch at 205 Wapello Street North, branch established on 1997/05/01; at 605 Main Street, branch established on 1940/09/16. Info updated 2007/07/03: Bank assets: $128.6 mil, Deposits: $100.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Mediapolis Bancorporation
  • Two Rivers Bank & Trust: Mediapolis Southeast Security Branch at 105 Main Street, branch established on 1996/12/04. Info updated 2010/07/26: Bank assets: $668.0 mil, Deposits: $455.8 mil, headquarters in Burlington, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Two Rivers Financial Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Mediapolis:

Marital status in Mediapolis, IA
  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Mediapolis:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mediapolis
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mediapolis, IA (based on Des Moines County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,03130
Catholic4,5213
Evangelical Protestant4,21128
Other6543
Black Protestant1583
None22,750-
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: 5
Des Moines County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Des Moines County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Des Moines County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.0%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Des Moines County:

11.3%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.9%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Mediapolis:

29.4
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mediapolis:

20.4%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mediapolis:

15.2%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

42.0%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Mediapolis:

78.2%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mediapolis, 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 2$6,241$37,4460$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,293$51,5160$0
Sewerage 1$3,844$46,1280$0
Water Supply 1$3,122$37,4640$0
Local Libraries 1$2,889$34,6683$1,623
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$2,174
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 6$20,389$40,7785$3,797

Mediapolis government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $274,000 ($178.39)
    Regular Highways: $250,000 ($162.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $151,000 ($98.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $151,000 ($98.31)
    Sewerage: $144,000 ($93.75)
    Libraries: $142,000 ($92.45)
    Financial Administration: $74,000 ($48.18)
    General - Other: $65,000 ($42.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($18.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($5.86)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($5.86)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($1.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($1.30)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($16.28)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $78,000 ($50.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $44,000 ($28.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $354,000 ($230.47)

Mediapolis government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $158,000 ($102.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($82.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $64,000 ($41.67)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $33,000 ($21.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $43,000 ($27.99)
    Rents: $34,000 ($22.14)
    Sale of Property: $17,000 ($11.07)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($9.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $316,000 ($205.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $148,000 ($96.35)
    Other: $88,000 ($57.29)
  • Tax - Property: $612,000 ($398.44)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $228,000 ($148.44)
    Other License: $5,000 ($3.26)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($0.65)

Mediapolis government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $965,000 ($628.26)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $655,000 ($426.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000 ($201.82)

Mediapolis government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,142,000 ($743.49)

5.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,870 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lee County, IA  0.59% ($39,552 average AGI)
from Henry County, IA  0.40% ($40,369)
from Henderson County, IL  0.25% ($34,268)


5.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,395 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lee County, IA  0.57% ($35,043 average AGI)
to Henry County, IA  0.40% ($35,877)
to Johnson County, IA  0.33% ($44,204)

Businesses in Mediapolis, IA

  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mediapolis:

  • KCPS (1150 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: JOHN M. GIANNETTINO)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • 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.)
  • KBUR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mediapolis:

  • KGRS (107.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKMI (93.5 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KILJ-FM (105.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)
  • WMOI (97.7 FM; MONMOUTH, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRMJ (102.3 FM; ALEDO, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mediapolis:

  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Mediapolis fatal accident list:

Mar 23, 2012 06:30 PM, Us-61, Lat: 41.005739, Lon: -91.170006, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 27, 1984 00:01 AM, Hwy 61, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.1mTotal length
  • 13,210Total average daily traffic
  • 1,352Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,210Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mediapolis, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mediapolis, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mediapolis)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Rr 1 Box 88 (Lat: 40.987528 Lon: -91.244583), Call Sign: KNDC366,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.725 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/1997, Expiration Date: 07/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2002, Registrant: Keith Thomas, 16324 210th St, Mediapolis, IA 52637, Phone: (319) 394-3429
  • Tank 38 Nw 1/4 Of Sec 28 T72 R3 (Lat: 41.040306 Lon: -91.278472), Type: Tank, Structure height: 43 m, Call Sign: KNNR471,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/2011, Expiration Date: 04/10/2021, Certifier: John Glenn, Registrant: Micro Comm Inc, 6980 W 153rd St, Overland Park, KS 66223, Fax: (913) 681-2753

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • MEDIAPOLIS, 3 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 41.043639 Lon: -91.197083), Overall height: 52.7 m, Call Sign: KBC80,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 09/06/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/05/2001, Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W. Mineral Avenue, Room Co G1.24, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8706, Fax: (303) 707-9775, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mediapolis)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&GO-145C SER (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 15044 , Serial Number: 28-7225564, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 08/25/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 07/26/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Jon R Williams, 24673 80th Ave, Mediapolis, IA 52637
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43276 , Serial Number: 32-7440120, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 04/09/2010
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Steven D Wilson, 21189 85th Ave, Mediapolis, IA 52637, Other Owners: Kristi K Wilson

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 13. The highest number of reported fires - 18 took place in 2011, and the least - 5 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Mediapolis, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (58.6%), and Structure Fires (25.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mediapolis, IA
    • 12958.6%Outside Fires
    • 5725.9%Structure Fires
    • 3013.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mediapolis, IA
Most common first names in Mediapolis, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1982.0 years
Robert1666.1 years
John1680.5 years
Charles1579.0 years
Mildred1580.3 years
James1565.1 years
Helen1283.9 years
William1176.9 years
Carl1073.8 years
Paul1082.8 years
Most common last names in Mediapolis, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson2079.8 years
Johnson1676.9 years
Walker1288.4 years
Thie1182.6 years
Miller1078.1 years
Smith1079.2 years
Gerst1078.2 years
Peterson980.5 years
Anderson784.0 years
Blake777.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mediapolis, IA
  • 80.7%Utility gas
  • 17.8%Electricity
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mediapolis, IA
  • 50.7%Electricity
  • 35.6%Utility gas
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Other fuel
  • 2.7%Wood


Mediapolis compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Mediapolis on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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