Mount Ayr, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 1,619 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.1%
 
Males: 727  (44.9%)
Females: 892  (55.1%)
Median resident age:

48.5 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 50854.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,130 (it was $26,893 in 2000)
Mount Ayr:

$50,130
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,360 (it was $14,444 in 2000)

Mount Ayr city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $93,749 (it was $51,600 in 2000)
Mount Ayr:

$93,749
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $155,357; detached houses: $167,607; townhouses or other attached units: $153,387; mobile homes: $47,719

Median gross rent in 2019: $651.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Ayr: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.2%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 9.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents, 7.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Mount Ayr, IA (2019)
    • 1,87690.3%White alone
    • 1055.1%Hispanic
    • 482.3%Asian alone
    • 150.7%Two or more races
    • 90.4%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Mount Ayr, Iowa as of October 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Ayr is 658 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: American (16.7%), Irish (10.9%), German (10.5%), English (10.1%), Scotch-Irish (5.5%), Dutch (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/8/1875

Elevation: 1236 feet

Land area: 2.53 square miles.

Population density: 640 people per square mile   (low).

Mount Ayr, Iowa map

64 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

3.1%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,488 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,526 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (68.6 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (100.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (349.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Benton, IA (2.5 miles),
Delphos, IA (2.5 miles),
Diagonal, IA (2.9 miles ),
Maloy, IA (3.1 miles),
Kellerton, IA (3.1 miles ),
Tingley, IA (3.1 miles),
Redding, IA (3.3 miles),
Ellston, IA (3.3 miles)

Latitude: 40.71 N, Longitude: 94.24 W

Area code: 641

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $45,200
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $45,200
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $31,300
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $247,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $158,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $280,400
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $224,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Mount Ayr, IA residents
Average permit cost in Mount Ayr, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.2%
Iowa:

3.1%
Most common industries in Mount Ayr, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.4%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.5%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.9%)
  • Educational services (18.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Mount Ayr, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Registered nurses (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Registered nurses (6.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Mount Ayr, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Mount Ayr-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Mount Ayr city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 tornado 20.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Ayr-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 298% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 330.4 miles away from Mount Ayr center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 383.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 372.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 299.6 miles away from Mount Ayr center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 372.8 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 362.1 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 Ringgold County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Ayr topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mount Ayr:

  • RINGGOLD COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 504 NORTH CLEVELAND)
  • CLEARVIEW HOME (406 WEST WASHINGTON)
  • MOUNT AYR HEALTH CARE CENTER (1504 EAST SOUTH STREET)
  • RINGGOLD COUNTY HOSPITAL DIALYSIS UNIT (504 N CLEVELAND ST)
  • RINGGOLD COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH (119 SOUTH FILLMORE)

Airports located in Mount Ayr:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Ayr:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 43 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Drake University (about 69 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 73 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 77 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Highland Community College (about 81 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 91 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Bellevue University (about 93 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)

Public high school in Mount Ayr:

Public elementary/middle school in Mount Ayr:

See full list of schools located in Mount Ayr

Library in Mount Ayr:

  • MOUNT AYR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $42,141; Location: 121 W MONROE; 16,503 books; 482 audio materials; 458 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 73 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mount Ayr: Farmers Cooperative Company Elevator (A), G and I Feed and Grain Elevator (B), Mount Ayr Volunteer Fire Department (C), Ringgold County Courthouse (D), Ringgold County Sheriffs Office (E), Mount Ayr Public Library (F), Mount Ayr City Hall (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Ayr include: Free Methodist Church (A), United Presbyterian Church (B), Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Mount Ayr Regular Baptist Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), United Methodist Church (F), Christian Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses (H), First Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Mount Ayr: Judge Lewis Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Ringgold County Development & Tourism (117 South Fillmore Street).

Hotels: The Lodge (400 West Jefferson Street), Lesanville Inn (2285 270th Avenue).

Court: Counties Of-Iowa - Ringgold County- Clerk Of Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Peggy Whitson - NASA astronaut, Cecil Dolecheck - Politician.

Ringgold 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:

2.1 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.6%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
89 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
92 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Mount Ayr (2011 data):

  • First Federal Savings Bank of Creston, F.S.B.: 110 W Madison St Branch at 110 West Madison Street, branch established on 1930/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $72.0 mil, Deposits: $64.1 mil, headquarters in Creston, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Whitmore Company, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Mt Ayr Branch at 101 South Filmore Street, branch established on 1937/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Great Western Bank: Mount Ayr Branch at 100 East South Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited

For population 15 years and over in Mount Ayr:

Marital status in Mount Ayr, IA
  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Ayr:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Ayr, IA (based on Ringgold County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,18715
Evangelical Protestant7239
Other1581
Catholic1031
None1,960-
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: 2
Here:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

13.62 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

17.51 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

9.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
State:

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

18.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.6%
Iowa:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mount Ayr:

47.1%
Iowa:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Mount Ayr:

29.5
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.2%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

21.5%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mount Ayr:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.0%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

52.3%
Iowa:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.0%
Iowa:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Ayr, 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
Other Government Administration 2$10,912$65,4720$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,952$35,7120$0
Sewerage 1$3,884$46,6080$0
Water Supply 1$3,348$40,1760$0
Financial Administration 1$3,162$37,9440$0
Totals for Government 7$27,258$46,7280$0

Mount Ayr government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,066,000 ($658.43)
    Regular Highways: $204,000 ($126.00)
    Correctional Institutions: $70,000 ($43.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($6.18)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $661,000 ($408.28)
    Water Utilities: $581,000 ($358.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $198,000 ($122.30)
    Regular Highways: $197,000 ($121.68)
    Police Protection: $166,000 ($102.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $162,000 ($100.06)
    Financial Administration: $78,000 ($48.18)
    General - Other: $63,000 ($38.91)
    Libraries: $52,000 ($32.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $43,000 ($26.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $20,000 ($12.35)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($9.26)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($8.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($8.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($4.32)
    Air Transportation: $7,000 ($4.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $175,000 ($108.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $441,000 ($272.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.24)

Mount Ayr government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $705,000 ($435.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $220,000 ($135.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($22.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $427,000 ($263.74)
    Public Welfare: $5,000 ($3.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $69,000 ($42.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $47,000 ($29.03)
    Rents: $27,000 ($16.68)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.24)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $456,000 ($281.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $829,000 ($512.04)
    Highways: $210,000 ($129.71)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($12.35)
  • Tax - Property: $634,000 ($391.60)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $149,000 ($92.03)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000 ($18.53)
    Other License: $5,000 ($3.09)

Mount Ayr government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,448,000 ($2747.37)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,892,000 ($2403.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $556,000 ($343.42)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $163,000 ($100.68)
    Beginning: $73,000 ($45.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,375,000 ($849.29)

3.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.43%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.
Businesses in Mount Ayr, IA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets1
H&R Block1Subway1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Ayr:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Ayr:

  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KIIC (97.9 FM; LAMONI, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSIB-FM (101.3 FM; CRESTON, IA; Owner: G. O. RADIO, LIMITED)

Mount Ayr fatal accident list:

Dec 17, 1978 05:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 233ft / 71.0mTotal length
  • 9,595Total average daily traffic
  • 1,138Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,595Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mount Ayr, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 31930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mount Ayr, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Mount Ayr, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • MT AYR, On Hwy 2 1.5 Mi E (Lat: 40.709361 Lon: -94.268389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WNTK913,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2011, Expiration Date: 10/04/2021, Registrant: Interstate Power And Light Company, 1000 Main St Suite 769, Dubuque, IA 52001-4723, Phone: (563) 584-7660, Fax: (563) 557-2259, Email:
  • MT. AYR, 1.2 Mi W (Lat: 40.723889 Lon: -94.254167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WPJB993,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2015, 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:
  • CITY OF MOUNT AYR, Various Locations (Lat: 40.714694 Lon: -94.237167), Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WPOU603,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.368 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2009, Expiration Date: 07/19/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2019, Registrant: Mount Ayr, 200 South Taylor Street, Mount Ayr, IA 50854, Phone: (641) 464-2402, Fax: (641) 464-2499, Email:
  • Mount Ayr, Rr1 At West & Of Jct #2 & 169 (Lat: 40.707500 Lon: -94.268222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 129.8 m, Call Sign: WQUB556,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/28/2014, Expiration Date: 05/28/2024, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • Mount Ayr, Along P46 And 240th Street (Lat: 40.695972 Lon: -94.231444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 59.5 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WRMG724,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 04/06/2021, Expiration Date: 04/06/2031, Certifier: Steven J Schneider, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • Mount Ayr, Along P46 And 240th Street (Lat: 40.695972 Lon: -94.231444), Call Sign: WRMJ948, Grant Date: 04/21/2021, Expiration Date: 04/21/2031, Certifier: Steven J Schneider, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA0BGI, Licensee ID: L00598122, Grant Date: 03/30/2006, Expiration Date: 06/12/2016, Cancellation Date: 06/13/2018, Certifier: Keith Cole, Registrant: Keith Cole, 201 W Jefferson, Mount Ayr, IA 50854
  • Call Sign: KA0QCE, Grant Date: 01/06/1998, Expiration Date: 01/06/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2010, Registrant: Kurtis L Shaha, Rr 2, Mount Ayr, IA 50854
  • Call Sign: N5CRM, Grant Date: 04/14/1992, Expiration Date: 04/14/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2004, Registrant: Jerry L Long Sr, Rr 2 Box 157, Mount Ayr, IA 50854
  • Call Sign: N6MJB, Licensee ID: L00237031, Grant Date: 10/11/2016, Expiration Date: 05/02/2025, Certifier: James A Faris, Registrant: James A Faris, 100 S Garfield St, Mount Ayr, IA 50854
  • Call Sign: WA0EOA, Licensee ID: L01080880, Grant Date: 11/11/2005, Expiration Date: 02/05/2016, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2018, Certifier: Kenneth M Andrews, Registrant: Kenneth M Andrews, 1006 E Columbus, Mount Ayr, IA 50854
  • Call Sign: KD0ZJF, Licensee ID: L01847421, Grant Date: 03/05/2014, Expiration Date: 03/05/2024, Certifier: Adam M Triggs, Registrant: Adam M Triggs, 500 E Adams St, Mount Ayr, IA 50854
  • Call Sign: KF0DKZ, Licensee ID: L02412245, Grant Date: 01/25/2021, Expiration Date: 01/25/2031, Certifier: Robert P Brunner, Registrant: Robert P Brunner, 706 W Madison St, Mount Ayr, IA 50854-1229

2008 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2008 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of fires - 42 took place in 2017, and the least - 2 in 2015. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mount Ayr, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.2%), and Structure Fires (30.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mount Ayr, IA
    • 9449.2%Outside Fires
    • 5830.4%Structure Fires
    • 3719.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mount Ayr, IA
Most common first names in Mount Ayr, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4582.7 years
John2680.1 years
William2077.9 years
Robert1775.8 years
Frank1581.1 years
Charles1481.6 years
Edna1488.4 years
James1377.7 years
Roy1278.1 years
George1280.0 years
Most common last names in Mount Ayr, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2479.4 years
Drake1783.0 years
Johnston1583.4 years
Shields1579.1 years
Sickels1477.9 years
Campbell1284.0 years
Miller1183.4 years
Stephens1185.0 years
Johnson1082.2 years
Saltzman1084.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Ayr, IA
  • 76.4%Utility gas
  • 23.2%Electricity
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Ayr, IA
  • 50.2%Utility gas
  • 45.1%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used


Mount Ayr compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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