Newell, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 877 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.1%
 
Males: 409  (46.7%)
Females: 468  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  31.9 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50568.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,402 (it was $31,204 in 2000)
Newell:

$55,402
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,576 (it was $13,554 in 2000)

Newell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $87,330 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Newell:

$87,330
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $136,840; Detached houses: $138,468; Townhouses or other attached units: $94,889; In 2-unit structures: $110,415; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,123; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $348,927; Mobile homes: $29,832

Median gross rent in 2016: $496.

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  • Races in Newell, IA (2010)

    Newell races chart
    • 83395.1%White alone
    • 374.2%Hispanic
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 10.1%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Newell: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.5%), American (10.7%), Danish (8.7%), Irish (8.2%), Norwegian (2.9%), English (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/30/1876

Elevation: 1260 feet

Land area: 1.25 square miles.

Population density: 699 people per square mile   (low).

Newell,IA real estate house value index trend

Newell, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Newell:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newell city:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

27 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

This city:

2.5%
Iowa:

4.9%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Newell, Iowa as of November 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Newell to the number of sex offenders is 1,079 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,505 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,175 (1.4%)

Newell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (71.4 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (106.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (378.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Varina, IA (2.5 miles) , Nemaha, IA (2.8 miles) , Fonda, IA (2.8 miles ), Lakeside, IA (3.0 miles ), Storm Lake, IA (3.2 miles ), Albert City, IA (3.5 miles ), Truesdale, IA (3.5 miles) , Early, IA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $145,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.61 N, Longitude: 95.00 W

Area code: 712

Newell household income distribution Newell home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-6.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Newell, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Newell-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Newell city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/28/1979, a category F4 tornado 20.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 26 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newell-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 218.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 247.7 miles away from Newell center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 221.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 129.6 miles away from Newell center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 193.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Buena Vista County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Newell:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - NEWELL (415 WEST HIGHWAY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Newell:

  • FONDA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FONDA, IA)
  • BUENA VISTA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH AND HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • NORTH LAKE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • RENAL CENTER OF STORM LAKE, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • BUENA VISTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • BUENA VISTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • FAITH, HOPE, AND CHARITY (Hospital, about 12 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newell:

  • Buena Vista University (about 11 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 42 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 56 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 70 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Iowa State University (about 81 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 95 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 98 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)

Public high school in Newell:

Public elementary/middle schools in Newell:

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Library in Newell:

  • NEWELL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,999; Location: 205 E 2ND ST; 15,962 books; 111 audio materials; 607 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 50 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Newell: Newell Golf Course (A), Newell (B), Newell Cooperative Elevator (C), Newell Fire Department and Ambulance Service (D), Newell City Hall (E), Newell Public Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newell include: Nain Lutheran Church (A), Saint Peters Lutheran Church (B), Bethel Baptist Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), First Congregational Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Buena Vista County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.5%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 22.2% for other race residents, 73.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported
42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
49 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Newell (2011 data):

  • First Community Bank: at Second And Fulton, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/30: Bank assets: $57.9 mil, Deposits: $44.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Newell Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Newell city (based on Buena Vista County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,25323
Evangelical Protestant3,87821
Catholic3,1942
Other3382
None7,597-
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
Buena Vista County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Buena Vista County:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Buena Vista County:

28.2%
Iowa:

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

18.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Newell:

39.7%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Newell:

28.5
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Newell:

24.1%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Newell:

12.5%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Newell:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Newell:

32.9%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Newell:

48.9%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Newell:

72.5%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Newell, 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$2,659$31,9080$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$425
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,589$43,0681$1,260
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$35
Sewerage 1$3,106$37,2720$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$2,836
Water Supply 1$3,563$42,7560$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,496
Totals for Government 4$12,917$38,75113$6,052

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $96,000 ($109.46)
    Sewerage: $45,000 ($51.31)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $113,000 ($128.85)
    Police Protection: $66,000 ($75.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000 ($67.27)
    Water Utilities: $49,000 ($55.87)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($50.17)
    General - Other: $38,000 ($43.33)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($37.63)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($36.49)
    Libraries: $27,000 ($30.79)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($6.84)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($4.56)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($4.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($3.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($11.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $63,000 ($71.84)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($17.10)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($10.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $188,000 ($214.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($11.40)

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

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $68,000 ($77.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $62,000 ($70.70)
    Sewerage: $45,000 ($51.31)
    All Other: $13,000 ($14.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $17,000 ($19.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $81,000 ($92.36)
    General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($10.26)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($6.84)
    Rents: $2,000 ($2.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $107,000 ($122.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $71,000 ($80.96)
    General Support: $13,000 ($14.82)
  • Tax - Property: $201,000 ($229.19)
    Total General Sales: $69,000 ($78.68)
    NEC: $2,000 ($2.28)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $190,000 ($216.65)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $205,000 ($233.75)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $190,000 ($216.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $355,000 ($404.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $165,000 ($188.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $40,000 ($45.61)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($28.51)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $14,000 ($15.96)
    End of Fiscal Year: $10,000 ($11.40)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $521,000 ($594.07)

6.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
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 Sac County, IA  0.32% ($37,760 average AGI)
from Pocahontas County, IA  0.31% ($27,000)
from Cherokee County, IA  0.26% ($31,800)


7.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,294 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
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 Cherokee County, IA  0.43% ($36,029 average AGI)
to Clay County, IA  0.42% ($36,212)
to Polk County, IA  0.35% ($35,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newell:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAYL (990 AM; 0 kW; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newell:

  • K242AM (96.3 FM; NEWELL, IA; Owner: GOOD NEWS NETWORK, INC.)
  • KAYL-FM (101.7 FM; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KBVU-FM (97.5 FM; ALTA, IA; Owner: BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY)
  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KTLB (105.9 FM; TWIN LAKES, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KKIA (92.9 FM; IDA GROVE, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIKD (106.7 FM; LAKE CITY, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Newell:

  • K47FZ (Channel 47; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)

Newell fatal accident list:

Feb 23, 1978 11:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Newell)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 2nd & Madison (Lat: 42.607472 Lon: -95.003056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: KB85850
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.310 MHzGrant Date: 05/03/2013, Expiration Date: 07/30/2023Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications Co, 1115 Cross St, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Email:
  • 1 Mi S 1 Mi E 1.5 Mi S (Lat: 42.604694 Lon: -95.005833), Call Sign: KNER263, Licensee ID: L00610068
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHzGrant Date: 01/28/2003, Expiration Date: 02/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013Registrant: Christiansen Turkey Farm Inc, Newell, IA 50568, Phone: (712) 272-4401
  • 510 East 5th Street (Lat: 42.601889 Lon: -94.998111), Call Sign: WQPJ615
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.065 MHz, 160.095 MHzGrant Date: 06/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/05/2022, Certifier: Michael DegnerRegistrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Newell NW, Lat: 42.606833 Lon: -95.002694, Type: Bant, Structure height: 52 m, Overall height: 54 m, Call Sign: WQLW972
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/15/2010, Expiration Date: 05/15/2020, Certifier: Chase W CoxRegistrant: Northwest Communications, Inc, 844 Wood Street, Havelock, IA 50546, Phone: (712) 776-2222, Fax: (712) 776-4444, Email:
  • Newell S, Lat: 42.606833 Lon: -95.002694, Type: Bant, Structure height: 52 m, Overall height: 54 m, Call Sign: WQLW972
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/15/2010, Expiration Date: 05/15/2020, Certifier: Chase W CoxRegistrant: Northwest Communications, Inc, 844 Wood Street, Havelock, IA 50546, Phone: (712) 776-2222, Fax: (712) 776-4444, Email:
  • Newell NE, Lat: 42.606833 Lon: -95.002694, Type: Bant, Structure height: 52 m, Overall height: 54 m, Call Sign: WQLW972
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/15/2010, Expiration Date: 05/15/2020, Certifier: Chase W CoxRegistrant: Northwest Communications, Inc, 844 Wood Street, Havelock, IA 50546, Phone: (712) 776-2222, Fax: (712) 776-4444, Email:
  • NEWELL, 6368 220th Ave (Lat: 42.596278 Lon: -94.972139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQOL597
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/2011, Expiration Date: 11/08/2021, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K0YTO, Grant Date: 10/26/1998, Expiration Date: 10/26/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2010, Registrant: Keith M Combes, 437 Heather Ln, Newell, IA 50568
  • Call Sign: WA0HRV, Licensee ID: L01318535, Grant Date: 02/13/2008, Expiration Date: 04/16/2018, Certifier: Norman L Simons, Registrant: Norman L Simons, 433 W Jensen St, Newell, IA 50568-5042

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 4062S , Serial Number: 11141
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas D Hemmingsen, Rr 1, Newell, IA 50568
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6983W , Serial Number: 28-21181, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/1965
    Registrant (Individual): James M Tuttle, 2261 620th St, Newell, IA 50568
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8632D , Serial Number: 22-5835, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 12/27/1957
    Registrant (Individual): David M Mckenna, 6138 180th Ave, Newell, IA 50568

Most common first names in Newell, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1585.5 years
Anna1289.1 years
Harold1275.2 years
George1176.4 years
John983.9 years
William980.2 years
Donald974.1 years
Helen883.1 years
Clarence880.3 years
Esther885.6 years
Most common last names in Newell, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jensen1880.9 years
Christensen1381.9 years
Petersen1181.3 years
Peterson1179.5 years
Johnsen1084.0 years
Nelson989.1 years
Witzke880.4 years
Porath885.0 years
Nielsen876.5 years
Johnson887.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Newell compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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