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Population in 2012: 1,487 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +128.4%
Males: 735  (49.5%)
Females: 752  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  30.2 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52068.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $76,615 (it was $56,250 in 2000)
Peosta:

$76,615
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,923

Peosta city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $198,449 (it was $128,400 in 2000)
Peosta:

$198,449
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $186,054; Detached houses: $186,054

Median gross rent in 2012: $740.

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  • White alone - 1,324 (96.2%)
  • Black alone - 28 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Peosta: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (47.3%), Irish (18.9%), United States (5.9%), English (4.4%), Czech (2.4%), Greek (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/16/1933

Elevation: 1037 feet

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,103 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Peosta:

  • High school or higher: 98.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Peosta city:

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 71.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

12 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Peosta, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Peosta to the number of sex offenders is 744 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,330 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,309 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dubuque, IA (9.0 miles , pop. 57,686).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (85.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (167.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Centralia, IA (1.3 miles) , Graf, IA (1.9 miles) , Epworth, IA (2.1 miles ), Asbury, IA (2.5 miles ), Bankston, IA (2.7 miles) , Farley, IA (2.9 miles ), Durango, IA (2.9 miles) , Dubuque, IA (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $193,900
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $213,400

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Latitude: 42.45 N, Longitude: 90.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 563

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +515 (+378.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Peosta-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Peosta city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/9/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Peosta-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dubuque County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Peosta:

  • HERITAGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • HOSPICE OF DUBUQUE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)
  • ENNOBLE SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DUBUQUE, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Peosta, IA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peosta:

  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville (about 27 miles; Platteville, WI; Full-time enrollment: 6,352)
  • Ashford University (about 54 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 46,717)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 56 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 9,715)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 56 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • Kaplan University (about 64 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 8,162)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 65 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,699)
  • University of Iowa (about 66 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,313)

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Notable locations in Peosta: Peosta (A), Burton Payne Library (B), Centralia Peosta Emergency Services Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Peosta include: Saint John the Baptist Church (A), Holy Family Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 
Dubuque County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.3. This is about average.
City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Peosta and their reported violations in the past:

SWISS VALLEY NATURE CENTER (Address: 13606 SWISS VALLEY RD , Population served: 363, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2003), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2003), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-02-2000), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2001), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2001), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-02-2000), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2000), St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2000), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2000), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2000), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2000), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-02-2000), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2000 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2000), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2000), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-02-2000), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between AUG-01-2000 and SEP-08-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2000), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2000), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2000), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
MASSEY MARINA (Address: 13606 SWISS VALLEY RD , Population served: 306, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2002), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2002), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2003)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2002), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2002), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
BURDS GREEN ACRES SUBDIVISION (Address: 10845 MOCKINGBIRD DR , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2002), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-04-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2002), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2002), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SWISS VALLEY PARK (Address: 13606 SWISS VALLEY RD , Population served: 183, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-1997), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-07-1997), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-1997)
TIMBERLINE GOLF COURSE INC. (Address: 19804 E PLEASANT GROVE RD , Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St No addtl Formal Action needed (AUG-15-2001), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2001), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-01-2002 to JUL-01-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2001), St No addtl Formal Action needed (AUG-15-2001), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2001), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2002), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-01-2002 to JUL-01-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2000), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-05-2000), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2000), St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2000), St BCA signed (OCT-27-2000), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-01-2002 to JUL-01-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2000), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from AUG-21-2000 to SEP-01-2000), St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2000), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-05-2000), St BCA signed (OCT-27-2000), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-22-2002), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-01-2002 to JUL-01-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-14-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2000), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2000), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-05-2000), St BCA signed (OCT-27-2000), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-22-2002), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-01-2002 to JUL-01-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-19-2000), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-26-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2000), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2000), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-05-2000), St BCA signed (OCT-27-2000), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-22-2002), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-01-2002 to JUL-01-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2000 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2000), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-06-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2000), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2000), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-05-2000), St BCA signed (OCT-27-2000), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-22-2002), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-01-2002 to JUL-01-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2000), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2000), St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2000), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-05-2000), St BCA signed (OCT-27-2000), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-22-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2002)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
NEW WINE PARK (Address: 13606 SWISS VALLEY RD , Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
COUNTRY HILLS WATER CORP (Address: 7977 MARANATHA COURT , Population served: 41, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-22-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-1997), St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-1997), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-2004 and OCT-20-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2004 and OCT-20-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2004), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2004), St Public Notif received (SEP-29-2004), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2004), St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2002), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2002), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2004), St Public Notif received (SEP-29-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and APR-11-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-29-1999), St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-1999), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2000), St Public Notif received (SEP-29-2004)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Peosta that have no violations reported:

  • MUD LAKE PARK (Population served: 257, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CORPORATION OF NEW MELLERAY (Population served: 108, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.3%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 40.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 64.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  84.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Peosta, IA

Peosta compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Peosta (2011 data):

  • Fidelity Bank & Trust: Peosta Branch at 200 Peosta Road, branch established on 1996/05/23. Info updated 2011/07/27: Bank assets: $560.1 mil, Deposits: $452.8 mil, headquarters in Dubuque, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Peosta travel time to work - commute


Peosta mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Peosta city (based on Dubuque County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.29%
Here78.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents82.9%5.0%3.0%2.2%1.9%
Congregations41.7%9.7%9.7%4.2%5.6%
NameUnited Church of ChristSalvation ArmyLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%0.7%0.6%0.4%1.5%
Congregations6.9%1.4%1.4%1.4%18.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
This county:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Dubuque County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
This county:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 90
Dubuque County:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.3%
Iowa:

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

12.7%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$3,139$37,6686$830
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,561$54,7320$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,323$37,93820$7,802
Water Supply 1$3,832$45,9840$0
Totals for Government 5$17,855$42,85226$8,632

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $147,000 ($98.86)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($21.52)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $147,000 ($98.86)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($34.30)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($30.26)
    Sewerage: $40,000 ($26.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($15.47)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($14.79)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($13.45)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($10.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($5.38)
    Health Services - Other: $5,000 ($3.36)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($2.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($2.69)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($2.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($17.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $34,000 ($22.86)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $154,000 ($103.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($17.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $78,000 ($52.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $33,000 ($22.19)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($2.69)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $101,000 ($67.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $52,000 ($34.97)
    All Other: $5,000 ($3.36)
  • Tax - Property: $214,000 ($143.91)
    Total General Sales: $49,000 ($32.95)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($4.03)
    NEC: $2,000 ($1.34)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $560,000 ($376.60)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $500,000 ($336.25)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $60,000 ($40.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,054,000 ($708.81)

4.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,602 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Iowa average:

6.30%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
Dubuque County:

0.07%
Iowa average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jo Daviess County, IL  0.39% ($29,326 average AGI)
from Grant County, WI  0.28% ($31,760)
from Jackson County, IA  0.26% ($33,473)


4.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,561 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
Iowa average:

6.47%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($60 average AGI)
Dubuque County:

0.03%
Iowa average:

0.03%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Linn County, IA  0.28% ($33,094 average AGI)
to Jo Daviess County, IL  0.27% ($139,806)
to Jackson County, IA  0.26% ($30,933)

Strongest AM radio stations in Peosta:

  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WDBQ (1490 AM; 1 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Peosta:

  • KGRR (97.3 FM; EPWORTH, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K239AB (95.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KATF (92.9 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • KLYV (105.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOD (103.3 FM; ASBURY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRE (101.1 FM; DICKEYVILLE, WI; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • K254AE (98.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KXGE (102.3 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K269EK (101.7 FM; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KIYX (106.1 FM; SAGEVILLE, IA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WPVL-FM (107.1 FM; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • KDST (99.3 FM; DYERSVILLE, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • WGLR-FM (97.7 FM; LANCASTER, WI; Owner: QUEENB RADIO WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WDBQ-FM (107.5 FM; GALENA, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Peosta:

  • KFXB (Channel 40; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: DUBUQUE TV LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 10668 Skylark Drive (Lat: 42.449722 Lon: -90.828611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPDR961
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.525 MHz, 456.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2004, Expiration Date: 03/02/2014, Certifier: Dorothy Postel
    Registrant: Keller & Heckman, LLP, 1001 G St., N.W., Ste. 500 W., Washington, DC 20001-4545, Phone: (202) 434-4125, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 15393 Old Highway Rd. (Lat: 42.482194 Lon: -90.787639), Type: Building, Structure height: 4.9 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPDZ854
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.095 MHz, 158.295 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/25/2003, Expiration Date: 01/05/2014
    Registrant: Lockard & White, Inc., 1b West Bronze Lane, Bryan, TX 77014, Phone: (281) 586-5741, Fax: (979) 775-4931, Email:
  • Lat: 42.453250 Lon: -90.852028, Call Sign: WQEK280
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.765 MHz, 159.945 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/16/2006, Expiration Date: 02/16/2016, Certifier: Jeff Kintzle
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 42.443139 Lon: -90.858611, Call Sign: WQRD907
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.925 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 462.512 MHz, 467.512 MHz, 467.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/2013, Expiration Date: 04/24/2023, Certifier: Korey Pfeifer
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, Peosta Water Tower Hwy 30 And Y21 (Lat: 42.447500 Lon: -90.855389), Structure height: 55.5 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WNTL695
    Assigned Frequencies: 2138.00 MHz, 2131.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/2002, Expiration Date: 10/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2012
    Registrant: City Of Dubuque, 770 Iowa St., Dubuque, IA 52004-0785, Phone: (563) 589-4415, Email:
  • PEOSTA, Substation .75 Mi E (Lat: 42.448056 Lon: -90.836528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WPJB841
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2010, Expiration Date: 11/28/2020
    Registrant: Alliant Energy, 1000 Main Street, Suite 769, Dubuque, IA 52001-4723, Phone: (563) 584-7474, Fax: (563) 557-2259, Email:
  • BERNARD, 5779 Ryan Road (Lat: 42.379167 Lon: -90.783306), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPSJ528
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2011, Expiration Date: 05/21/2021, Certifier: John E Rooney
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Pfabs, Lat: 42.380111 Lon: -90.782639, Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQKA998
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2009, Expiration Date: 03/14/2019, Certifier: Larry M Bartels Mr.
    Registrant: Bernard Communications Inc., 110 Jess Street, Bernard, IA 52032, Phone: (563) 879-3203, Fax: (563) 879-3809, Email:
  • PEOSTA WT, 8579 Tennis Ln (Lat: 42.447333 Lon: -90.855472), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.5 m, Call Sign: WQOU356
    Assigned Frequencies: 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2012, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Certifier: Scott Perich
    Registrant: Patton Boggs LLP, 2550 M Street Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 457-5666, Fax: (202) 457-6315, Email:
  • Thnder Ridge, Thunder Ridge Dr & Cordillera Dr (Lat: 42.456000 Lon: -90.815639), Type: Pole, Structure height: 43 m, Overall height: 44 m, Call Sign: WQPB441
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/27/2012, Expiration Date: 03/27/2022, Certifier: Scott Perich
    Registrant: Patton Boggs LLP, 2550 M Street Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 457-5666, Fax: (202) 457-6315, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K0MM, Licensee ID: L00677328
    Grant Date: 04/24/2004, Expiration Date: 07/14/2014
    Registrant: Fred A Minnis, 16497 Old Highway Rd, Peosta, IA 52068-8005
  • Call Sign: KB0IJI, Licensee ID: L00641372
    Grant Date: 04/23/2013, Expiration Date: 04/23/2023
    Registrant: Richard J Shaffer Jr, 12836 Swiss Valley Rd., Peosta, IA 52068
  • Call Sign: KB0JJR, Licensee ID: L00230506
    Grant Date: 05/24/2011, Expiration Date: 08/20/2021, Certifier: Richard W Mahnke
    Registrant: Richard W Mahnke, 16900 Thunder Hills Dr, Peosta, IA 52068
  • Call Sign: WA0RXP, Licensee ID: L00677849
    Grant Date: 04/24/2004, Expiration Date: 07/14/2014
    Registrant: Carol E Minnis, 16497 Olde Highway Rd, Peosta, IA 52068

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 507CD , Serial Number: 1533, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Hr247 LLC, 8667 Kapp Dr, Peosta, IA 52068
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 510 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW615F-A (1460 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 530AJ , Serial Number: 510-0234, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Jet Services Of Iowa Inc, 8650 Enterprise Dr, Peosta, IA 52068
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8286C , Serial Number: 28-7690110, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1975
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Doris A Barnes, 13660 Nolan Ln, Peosta, IA 52068, Other Owners: William P Barnes



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$85,0002$131,0259$161,261
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$95,130
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$124,090
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2006
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$86,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2006 2003 2001

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Incident types - Peosta


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Peosta, IA

Most common first names in Peosta, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph1175.6 years
John1082.5 years
Charles881.8 years
Mary878.0 years
William779.6 years
Robert676.2 years
James579.4 years
Raymond576.6 years
Harold484.3 years
Edward473.3 years
Most common last names in Peosta, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Burds674.8 years
Kennedy681.8 years
Connolly587.4 years
Mccarthy574.4 years
Brehm486.8 years
Chesterman483.5 years
Kramer467.0 years
Wuertzer481.8 years
Driscoll376.7 years
Chalder378.3 years

Businesses in Peosta, IA

  • AmericInn: 1
  • Subway: 1


Peosta on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farmers and farm managers"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers"
  • #58 (52068) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Luxemburger first ancestries"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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  • David J. Hoffmann (10)
  • Josh Dean Graeve (7)
  • Joshua D. Graeve (5)
  • Michael J. Ackerman (4)
  • Christopher M. Ruden (3)
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Total of 59 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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