Morning Sun, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 821 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.8%
 
Males: 398  (48.6%)
Females: 423  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 52640.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $49,173 (it was $37,727 in 2000)
Morning Sun:

$49,173
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $27,577 (it was $19,041 in 2000)

Morning Sun city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $72,474 (it was $41,200 in 2000)
Morning Sun:

$72,474
IA:

$136,100

Median gross rent in 2015: $618.

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  • Races in Morning Sun, IA (2010)

    Morning Sun races chart
    • 81096.9%White alone
    • 131.6%Hispanic
    • 81.0%Two or more races
    • 40.5%Black alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Morning Sun: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.6%), American (16.6%), English (8.4%), Scottish (5.6%), Irish (4.3%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/3/1867

Elevation: 746 feet

Land area: 0.78 square miles.

Population density: 1,054 people per square mile   (low).

Morning Sun,IA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Morning Sun:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morning Sun city:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Iowa:

4.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Morning Sun, Iowa as of November 19, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Morning Sun to the number of sex offenders is 166 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,395 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,140 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (41.3 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (166.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (192.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wapello, IA (2.6 miles ), Mediapolis, IA (2.8 miles ), Mount Union, IA (2.8 miles) , Winfield, IA (3.1 miles ), Oakville, IA (3.3 miles ), Columbus City, IA (3.6 miles ), Grandview, IA (3.6 miles ), Fredonia, IA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.10 N, Longitude: 91.25 W

Area code: 319

Morning Sun household income distribution Morning Sun home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+3.2%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Morning Sun, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Morning Sun-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/1/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Morning Sun city center injured 7 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 8/25/1965, a category F3 tornado 15.8 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morning Sun-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 255.8 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 238.0 miles away from Morning Sun 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 124.9 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 283.8 miles away from the city 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 286.9 miles away from Morning Sun 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 256.1 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 Louisa County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morning Sun topographic map

Birthplace of: Bill Edgar - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Morning Sun:

  • MORNING SUN CARE CENTER (200 WASHINGTON)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Morning Sun:

  • LOUISA COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; WAPELLO, IA)
  • PRAIRIE RIDGE CARE AND REHABILIT (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MEDIAPOLIS, IA)
  • SUNRISE TERRACE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WINFIELD, IA)
  • COLONIAL MANOR OF COLUMBUS JUNCTION (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; COLUMBUS JUNCTION, IA)

Amtrak station near Morning Sun:

  • 18 miles: MOUNT PLEASANT (418 N. ADAMS ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morning Sun:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 20 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • University of Iowa (about 42 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 46 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Augustana College (about 46 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 47 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 49 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Black Hawk College (about 50 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)

Public elementary/middle school in Morning Sun:

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Library in Morning Sun:

  • MELLINGER MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $39,305; Location: 11 DIVISION ST; 8,091 books; 139 audio materials; 683 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 42 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Morning Sun: Morning Sun Elevator (A), Morning Sun Community Ambulance (B), Rural Free Delivery Postal Museum (C), Morning Sun Fire Department (D), Morning Sun City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Morning Sun include: First United Presbyterian Church (A), United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Louisa 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 2013 was 74.0. This is about average.

City:

74.0
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.21
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 10.3%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
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: 0.3% of all households
37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
40 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Morning Sun (2011 data):

  • Iowa State Bank: Morning Sun Branch at Main Street And Highway 78, branch established on 1987/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $75.6 mil, Deposits: $60.6 mil, headquarters in Wapello, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Morning Sun Bank Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Iowa average:

10.3

Morning Sun travel time to work - commute Morning Sun mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Morning Sun city (based on Louisa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,51312
Evangelical Protestant88010
Catholic4931
None7,501-
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
Louisa County:

4.25 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Louisa County:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Louisa County:

28.8%
Iowa:

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

18.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.3%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Morning Sun:

54.4%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Morning Sun:

28.2
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Morning Sun:

21.0%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.3%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Morning Sun:

7.0
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.6%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Morning Sun:

61.4%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Morning Sun:

79.1%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Morning Sun, 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
Financial Administration 1$2,668$32,0161$1,244
Other Government Administration 6$19,718$39,4360$0
Sewerage 1$3,755$45,0600$0
Water Supply 1$3,675$44,1000$0
Local Libraries 0$0 4$1,893
Totals for Government 9$29,816$39,7555$3,137

Morning Sun government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $79,000 ($96.22)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $303,000 ($369.06)
    Water Utilities: $83,000 ($101.10)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($73.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000 ($63.34)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($53.59)
    Libraries: $38,000 ($46.29)
    Housing & Community Development: $25,000 ($30.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($30.45)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($28.01)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($26.80)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($23.14)
    Fire Protection: $18,000 ($21.92)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($18.27)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($9.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($2.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($32.89)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $128,000 ($155.91)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($7.31)

Morning Sun government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $83,000 ($101.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $53,000 ($64.56)
    All Other: $6,000 ($7.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($9.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($7.31)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($2.44)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $342,000 ($416.57)
    Water Utilities: $109,000 ($132.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $73,000 ($88.92)
    All Other: $2,000 ($2.44)
    General Support: $2,000 ($2.44)
  • Tax - Property: $137,000 ($166.87)
    Public Utilities: $11,000 ($13.40)
    NEC: $4,000 ($4.87)

Morning Sun government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $177,000 ($215.59)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $598,000 ($728.38)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $46,000 ($56.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $434,000 ($528.62)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $172,000 ($209.50)
    Water Utilities: $170,000 ($207.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $38,000 ($46.29)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($8.53)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $220,000 ($267.97)

6.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
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 Muscatine County, IA  1.40% ($31,508 average AGI)
from Marion County, IN  0.66% ($27,500)
from Des Moines County, IA  0.62% ($26,500)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
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 Muscatine County, IA  1.56% ($30,242 average AGI)
to Johnson County, IA  0.50% ($27,571)
to Des Moines County, IA  0.43% ($50,278)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morning Sun:

  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • 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.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morning Sun:

  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KGRS (107.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILJ-FM (105.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KKMI (93.5 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWCC (93.1 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Morning Sun:

  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 45m148ftTotal length
  • 51,702Total average daily traffic
  • 3,638Total average daily truck traffic
  • 73,839Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Janean K Amundson, 18857 St Hwy 78 (Lat: 41.087750 Lon: -91.291028), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3193924251, , 102 SOUTH MAIN
  • Janean K Amundson, 18857 St Hwy 78 (Lat: 41.087750 Lon: -91.291028), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3193924251, , 102 SOUTH MAIN
  • Richard Byrne, 18857 St Hwy 78 (Lat: 41.087750 Lon: -91.291028), Type: 94.4, Structure height: 19115 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3193924251, , 102 SOUTH MAIN

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 78 2 Mi W (Lat: 41.089750 Lon: -91.293750), Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WPEX560
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHzGrant Date: 03/05/2014, Expiration Date: 05/23/2024Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0KUQ, Licensee ID: L00166963, Grant Date: 08/27/2002, Expiration Date: 11/24/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/25/2014, Registrant: Frank G Salladay, 20843 90th St, Morning Sun, IA 52640
  • Call Sign: KC0ZWU, Licensee ID: L01255523, Grant Date: 03/12/2007, Expiration Date: 03/12/2017, Certifier: Cody K Shaffer, Registrant: Cody K Shaffer, 10 Nw 3rd St., Morning Sun, IA 52640

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1424D , Serial Number: 20136, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 10/05/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Donald W Lindholm, 808 E Division St, Morning Sun, IA 52640
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2759E , Serial Number: 7AC-6339, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/28/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Donald W Lindholm, 808 E Division St, Morning Sun, IA 52640, Other Owners: Dow W Lindholm
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172I (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35330 , Serial Number: 17256715, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey D Wilkerson, 20053 270th St, Morning Sun, IA 52640
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42942 , Serial Number: 32-8306018, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1983
    Registrant (Corporation): Mott Plane LLC, 17980 35th St, Morning Sun, IA 52640
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5111K , Serial Number: NAV-4-2011, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Ce-Farm Corp, 18196 230th St, Morning Sun, IA 52640

Most common first names in Morning Sun, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1884.5 years
Robert1374.1 years
Charles1382.5 years
Mildred1277.6 years
John1277.6 years
James1174.0 years
William977.5 years
Kenneth874.7 years
Ralph879.8 years
Harold866.0 years
Most common last names in Morning Sun, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson1181.4 years
Mcdonald871.9 years
Hamilton779.9 years
Lee786.9 years
Mckee675.0 years
Butler681.5 years
Nichols682.5 years
Brown680.3 years
Baird688.1 years
Bryant681.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Morning Sun compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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  • Travis E. Wright (2)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2017.