Montezuma, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 1,412 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 
Males: 646  (45.8%)
Females: 766  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

33.6 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 50171.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,578 (it was $35,820 in 2000)
Montezuma:

$55,578
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,287 (it was $17,806 in 2000)

Montezuma city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $114,821 (it was $72,000 in 2000)
Montezuma:

$114,821
IA:

$158,900

Median gross rent in 2019: $713.

March 2019 cost of living index in Montezuma: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.4%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Montezuma, IA (2019)
    • 1,27894.5%White alone
    • 443.3%Hispanic
    • 70.5%Black alone
    • 40.3%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Montezuma, Iowa as of January 26, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Montezuma is 201 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (20.6%), American (10.5%), Irish (9.5%), English (8.7%), Dutch (8.2%), Norwegian (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/21/1868

Elevation: 953 feet

Land area: 2.45 square miles.

Population density: 575 people per square mile   (low).

Montezuma, Iowa map

10 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,479 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,573 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (52.0 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (182.3 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (250.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Barnes City, IA (2.5 miles ),
Deep River, IA (2.8 miles ),
Malcom, IA (2.9 miles ),
Searsboro, IA (3.0 miles),
Gibson, IA (3.2 miles),
New Sharon, IA (3.2 miles ),
Guernsey, IA (3.2 miles),
Brooklyn, IA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.58 N, Longitude: 92.53 W

Area code: 641

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $183,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $197,400
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $285,800
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $235,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Montezuma, IA residents
Average permit cost in Montezuma, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.7%
Iowa:

3.1%
Most common industries in Montezuma, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Machinery (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (14.2%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.1%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Montezuma, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Construction laborers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Child care workers (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)

Average climate in Montezuma, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Montezuma, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Montezuma-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Montezuma city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1986, a category F4 tornado 27.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montezuma-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 182% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 327.5 miles away from Montezuma center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 428.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 327.6 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 310.8 miles away from Montezuma center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 187.9 miles away from Montezuma 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 344.8 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 Poweshiek County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Montezuma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Montezuma:

  • MONTEZUMA NURSING AND REHAB CENT (316 MEADOW LANE DRIVE PO BOX 790)
  • SENIOR HOME (316 MEADOW LANE DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Montezuma:

  • BROOKLYN COMMUNITY ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BROOKLYN, IA)
  • MAYFLOWER HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GRINNELL, IA)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL AND CLINICS - GRINNELL (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; GRINNELL, IA)

Airports located in Montezuma:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montezuma:

  • Indian Hills Community College (about 38 miles; Ottumwa, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,034)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 51 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 52 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 57 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 59 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 60 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 65 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)

Public high school in Montezuma:

Public elementary/middle schools in Montezuma:

See full list of schools located in Montezuma

Library in Montezuma:

  • MONTEZUMA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $87,649; Location: 500 E MAIN ST; 15,431 books; 595 audio materials; 578 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Montezuma: Montezuma Country Club (A), Poweshiek County Courthouse (B), Montezuma Fire Department (C), Montezuma City Police Department (D), Montezuma Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Montezuma include: Presbyterian Church (A), Montezuma Regular Baptist Church (B), Jackson Church of Christ (C), Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Jackson Township Cemetery (1), Masonic IOOF Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Montezuma's Cozy Country Inn (309 North Front Street), Lake House Four Seasons (105 Marina Drive).

Courts: Montezuma City - Clerk Of Court For Poweshiek Co (302 West Main Street), Poweshiek County - Court Room (302 West Main Street), Poweshiek County - Judicial Magistrate Court (302 West Main Street).

Birthplace of: Thomas Jefferson Cowie - Admiral.

Poweshiek 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:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.1%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households
34 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
42 people in nursing homes in 2000
7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Montezuma (2011 data):

  • Montezuma State Bank: at 101 South 4th Street, branch established on 1891/01/10. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $39.4 mil, Deposits: $31.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Peoples Savings Bank: at 106 South Second Street, branch established on 1946/01/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $33.1 mil, Deposits: $29.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Arendt's, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Montezuma:

Marital status in Montezuma, IA
  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Montezuma:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Montezuma, IA (based on Poweshiek County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,90520
Evangelical Protestant2,68218
Catholic1,6152
Other81
None9,704-
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
Poweshiek County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Poweshiek County:

9.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

9.62 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.6%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Poweshiek County:

27.5%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Poweshiek County:

19.4%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

54.9%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.0%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Montezuma:

27.9
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.6%
Iowa:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.1%
Iowa:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Montezuma:

7.2
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.3%
Iowa:

33.8%

General health condition:
Montezuma:

58.1%
Iowa:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Montezuma:

78.9%
Iowa:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Montezuma, 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
Electric Power 5$20,345$48,8280$0
Water Supply 4$17,863$53,5890$0
Streets and Highways 3$9,015$36,0600$0
Gas Supply 3$9,646$38,5840$0
Financial Administration 3$8,926$35,7040$0
Local Libraries 1$2,962$35,5440$0
Totals for Government 19$68,757$43,4250$0

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $31,000 ($21.95)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,668,000 ($3305.95)
    Gas Utilities: $741,000 ($524.79)
    Water Utilities: $657,000 ($465.30)
    Regular Highways: $313,000 ($221.67)
    Sewerage: $211,000 ($149.43)
    Financial Administration: $126,000 ($89.24)
    Libraries: $112,000 ($79.32)
    Police Protection: $100,000 ($70.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($48.87)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($31.16)
    Health - Other: $33,000 ($23.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($15.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($11.33)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($8.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($7.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($12.04)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $100,000 ($70.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,000 ($1.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $500,000 ($354.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($35.41)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $211,000 ($149.43)
    Other: $81,000 ($57.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $63,000 ($44.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $42,000 ($29.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($11.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $66,000 ($46.74)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($9.92)
    Rents: $6,000 ($4.25)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.71)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,025,000 ($2142.35)
    Gas Utilities: $704,000 ($498.58)
    Water Utilities: $692,000 ($490.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $181,000 ($128.19)
  • Tax - Property: $710,000 ($502.83)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $167,000 ($118.27)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.42)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,691,000 ($1905.81)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,334,000 ($1652.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $357,000 ($252.83)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,087,000 ($2894.48)

6.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
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 Jasper County, IA  0.90% ($44,548 average AGI)
from Polk County, IA  0.48% ($54,121)
from Marshall County, IA  0.40% ($50,429)


6.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
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 Jasper County, IA  1.28% ($44,742 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.63% ($90,591)
to Mahaska County, IA  0.39% ($31,000)

Businesses in Montezuma, IA

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Montezuma:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • 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.)
  • KGRN (1410 AM; 1 kW; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: CRAWFORD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montezuma:

  • KSKB (99.1 FM; BROOKLYN, IA; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KRTI (106.7 FM; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBOE-FM (104.9 FM; OSKALOOSA, IA; Owner: JOMAST CORPORATION)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZAT-FM (95.5 FM; BELLE PLAINE, IA; Owner: CAMRORY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KCWN (99.9 FM; NEW SHARON, IA; Owner: CROWN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDIC (88.5 FM; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: GRINNELL COLLEGE TRUSTEES OF IOWA,)

TV broadcast stations around Montezuma:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Montezuma: William R. Grove.

  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 35.5mTotal length
  • 13,745Total average daily traffic
  • 737Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,745Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Montezuma, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Montezuma, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Montezuma)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Montezuma, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • Lat: 41.598611 Lon: -92.474611, Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WPNM344,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/1998, Expiration Date: 06/18/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2008, Phone: (724) 430-3974
  • S MONTEZUMA, 123 Forest Home Road (Lat: 41.569722 Lon: -92.540556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 105.2 m, Call Sign: WPNN247,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5960.02 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2018, Expiration Date: 05/21/2028, 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:
  • MONTEZUMA, IA, Lat: 41.583889 Lon: -92.522889, Call Sign: WPSE646,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz, 956.281 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2021, Expiration Date: 03/29/2031, Certifier: Chris J Jerome, Registrant: Midamerican Energy Company, 666 Grand Ave, 2900 Ruan Center, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 242-4367, Email:
  • WS-MTZ-SST, 4940 100th Street (Lat: 41.576889 Lon: -92.585917), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WRCA988, Licensee ID: L01166198,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 08/14/2018, Expiration Date: 08/14/2028, Certifier: Christopher W Craven, Registrant: Business Only Broadband, LLC, 999 Oak Creek Drive, Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 590-6009, Fax: (630) 986-2496, Email:
  • WS-MTZ-RL12A, Ewart Rd (Lat: 41.642194 Lon: -92.610250), Type: Upole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WRCA990, Licensee ID: L01166198,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2018, Expiration Date: 08/14/2028, Certifier: Christopher W Craven, Registrant: Business Only Broadband, LLC, 999 Oak Creek Drive, Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 590-6009, Fax: (630) 986-2496, Email:
  • WS-MTZ-RL02A, 145th St And 460th Ave (Lat: 41.630917 Lon: -92.503222), Type: Upole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WRCA993, Licensee ID: L01166198,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2018, Expiration Date: 08/14/2028, Certifier: Christopher W Craven, Registrant: Business Only Broadband, LLC, 999 Oak Creek Drive, Lombard, IL 60148, Phone: (630) 590-6009, Fax: (630) 986-2496, Email:
  • MONTEZUMA, 115th Street (Lat: 41.610722 Lon: -92.562722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WEH738,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2019, Expiration Date: 10/27/2029, Registrant: Interstate Power And Light Company, 200 First St Se, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401, Phone: (563) 584-7474, Fax: (563) 599-2259, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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Most common first names in Montezuma, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2783.5 years
John2282.7 years
Charles2077.9 years
William1781.2 years
James1776.4 years
Harold1775.9 years
Robert1574.5 years
George1578.6 years
Raymond1177.1 years
Dorothy1176.4 years
Most common last names in Montezuma, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2081.4 years
Johnston1981.3 years
Davis1182.8 years
Hicks1176.7 years
Taylor1170.3 years
Simpson1176.9 years
Mckee1081.8 years
Peterson1080.3 years
Sanders1075.2 years
Bryan883.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Montezuma, IA
  • 83.8%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Electricity
  • 2.6%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Montezuma, IA
  • 65.7%Utility gas
  • 34.3%Electricity


Montezuma compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Brian N. Kenkel (2)
  • Jerry A. Williams (2)
  • Trevor Rollenhagen (1)
  • Cloyde Lynn Carl (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2022.