Postville, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 2,176 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 928  (42.7%)
Females: 1,248  (57.3%)
Median resident age:  30.2 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52162.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,879 (it was $32,667 in 2000)
Postville:

$38,879
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,816 (it was $14,264 in 2000)

Postville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,280 (it was $63,000 in 2000)
Postville:

$87,280
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $94,336; Detached houses: $95,945; Townhouses or other attached units: $87,264; In 2-unit structures: $80,864; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $82,776; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $146,167; Mobile homes: $24,434

Median gross rent in 2012: $757.

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Postville races chart
  • White alone - 1,354 (60.8%)
  • Hispanic - 713 (32.0%)
  • Black alone - 95 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (0.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 11 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Postville: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.1%), Norwegian (11.1%), English (5.2%), Irish (4.4%), Ukrainian (2.2%), Russian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/17/1873

Elevation: 1191 feet

Land area: 2.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,047 people per square mile   (low).

Postville,IA real estate house value index trend

Postville, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Postville:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Postville city:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

586 residents are foreign born (4.7% Asia, 4.3% Europe).

This city:  26.7%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Postville, Iowa as of July 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Postville to the number of sex offenders is 547 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: $1,397 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,083 (1.3%)

Postville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (53.1 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (109.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (216.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Castalia, IA (2.4 miles) , Luana, IA (2.5 miles ), Clermont, IA (2.7 miles ), Monona, IA (3.1 miles ), Elgin, IA (3.1 miles ), Ossian, IA (3.3 miles ), Farmersburg, IA (3.7 miles ), Waukon, IA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $185,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.09 N, Longitude: 91.57 W

Area code: 563

Postville household income distribution Postville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.2%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +804 (+54.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Food processing workers (25%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Food processing workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Postville, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Postville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Postville city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Postville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 86% 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 374.0 miles away from the city 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 176.9 miles away from Postville 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 352.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 284.2 miles away from the city center
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 144.2 miles away from Postville 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 404.9 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 Allamakee County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Postville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Postville:

  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (HOSPITAL AND OAK ROAD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (PO BOX 716 COUNTY LINE ROAD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - POSTVILLE (400 HARDIN DRIVE)

Airports located in Postville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Postville:

  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 17 miles; Calmar, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 20 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 21 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Viterbo University (about 53 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • Western Technical College (about 54 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 54 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 60 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)

Public high school in Postville:

Public elementary/middle school in Postville:

Private elementary/middle school in Postville:

  • BAIS CHAYA MUSHKA-OHOLEI MENACHEM TORAH ED PROG (Students: 191; Location: 417 OAK DR; Grades: PK - 11)
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Library in Postville:

  • POSTVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $66,988; Location: 235 W TILDFEN ST; 15,135 books; 482 audio materials; 1,289 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 99 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Postville: Postville (A), Postville City Ball Diamond (B), Big Four Fair Grounds (C), Area Emergency Medical Transportation Services Doing Business As Area Ambulance Service (D), Postville Memorial Hall (E), Postville Public Library (F), Postville Police Department (G), Postville Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Postville include: Presbyterian Church (A), Saint Bridgets Catholic Church (B), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (C), Forest Mills United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Postville include: Clinton Meyer Park (1), Lull's Park (2), Roberts Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Pines Motel (12458 Highway 18).

Allamakee 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 2012: 23.4%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 87.5% for other race residents, 74.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
61 people in nursing homes in 2000
14 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000

Postville, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Postville compared to Iowa state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Postville (2011 data):

  • Fidelity Bank & Trust: Postville Branch at 100 North Lawler, branch established on 2000/07/10. 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
  • FreedomBank: Postville Office Branch at 135 West Tilden, branch established on 1872/10/25. Info updated 2006/12/22: Bank assets: $225.5 mil, Deposits: $189.9 mil, headquarters in Elkader, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Leroy C. Darby, Inc. Esop

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Postville city (based on Allamakee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 94.83%
Here: 94.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents48.2%25.3%8.6%7.3%4.3%
Congregations25.0%17.5%17.5%10.0%10.0%
NameAssemblies of GodJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents1.5%1.1%1.1%0.9%1.7%
Congregations2.5%2.5%2.5%2.5%10.0%
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: 7
Allamakee County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Allamakee County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

16.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Allamakee County:

27.3%
Iowa:

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

17.5%
State:

14.5%
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 3$10,095$40,3800$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$489
Police Protection - Officers 4$16,523$49,5695$7,699
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,050
Streets and Highways 2$7,268$43,6080$0
Sewerage 1$4,002$48,0240$0
Water Supply 1$3,733$44,7960$0
Local Libraries 0$0 5$9,817
Totals for Government 11$41,621$45,40517$19,055

Postville government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $4,055,000 ($1863.51)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $464,000 ($213.24)
    Water Utilities: $375,000 ($172.33)
    General - Other: $298,000 ($136.95)
    Regular Highways: $286,000 ($131.43)
    Police Protection: $277,000 ($127.30)
    General Public Buildings: $175,000 ($80.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000 ($40.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000 ($31.71)
    Libraries: $64,000 ($29.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($8.27)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($3.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $346,000 ($159.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $26,000 ($11.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $514,000 ($236.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $84,000 ($38.60)

Postville government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $617,000 ($283.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000 ($47.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($10.57)
    All Other: $15,000 ($6.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,877,000 ($862.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $26,000 ($11.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $357,000 ($164.06)
    Sale of Property: $244,000 ($112.13)
    Rents: $34,000 ($15.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($5.51)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($4.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $501,000 ($230.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $190,000 ($87.32)
    All Other: $6,000 ($2.76)
  • Tax - Property: $734,000 ($337.32)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $162,000 ($74.45)
    Other License: $8,000 ($3.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,000 ($0.92)

Postville government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,330,000 ($4287.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,140,000 ($4200.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000 ($87.32)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,269,000 ($583.18)
    Beginning: $331,000 ($152.11)

Postville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $696,000 ($319.85)

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
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 Winneshiek County, IA  0.50% ($30,929 average AGI)
from Clayton County, IA  0.39% ($31,182)
from Houston County, MN  0.32% ($34,833)


5.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
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 Winneshiek County, IA  0.78% ($25,455 average AGI)
to Clayton County, IA  0.35% ($22,900)
to Fayette County, IA  0.26% ($32,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Postville:

  • KNEI (1140 AM; 2 kW; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WPRE (980 AM; 1 kW; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KADR (1400 AM; 1 kW; ELKADER, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • KWLC (1240 AM; 1 kW; DECORAH, IA; Owner: LUTHER COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Postville:

  • KPVL (89.1 FM; POSTVILLE, IA; Owner: POSTVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNEI-FM (103.5 FM; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • KVIK (104.7 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDEC-FM (100.5 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: DECORAH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • WQPC (94.3 FM; PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI; Owner: ROBINSON CORPORATION)
  • KCTN (100.1 FM; GARNAVILLO, IA; Owner: DESIGN HOMES, INC.)
  • K268AF (101.5 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Postville:

  • 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.)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K14AF (Channel 14; DECORAH, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K41AD (Channel 41; LANSING, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Postville, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 123
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 86
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 199
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

Postville fatal accident list:

Nov 20, 1984 02:00 PM, Hwy 51, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 1979 02:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Postville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Se Edge (Lat: 43.080528 Lon: -91.556250), Call Sign: KNAU670, Licensee ID: L00047645
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2000, Expiration Date: 02/25/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2011
    Registrant: Union Produce Cooperative, 1913 County Rd B32, Ossian, IA 52161, Phone: (319) 532-9381
  • Ne City Limits (Lat: 43.086917 Lon: -91.556250), Call Sign: KNCA240, Licensee ID: L00042701
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/06/2001, Expiration Date: 11/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2011
    Registrant: D & J Feed Service Inc, 606 W Iowa St, Monona, IA 52159, Phone: (319) 539-2037
  • 161 W Tilden Across Street From Post Office (Lat: 43.083861 Lon: -91.564583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: KRY379, Licensee ID: L00031095
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.865 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2013, Expiration Date: 02/17/2023
    Registrant: Milo Sebastian, 161 W Tilden St, Postville, IA 52162, Phone: (563) 864-3212
  • 235 N Maple (Lat: 43.085250 Lon: -91.564583), Call Sign: KZE898
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.685 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/2005, Expiration Date: 01/17/2016
    Registrant: Postville Farmers Cooperative Society, 325 Co-Op Drive, Postville, IA 52162, Phone: (563) 864-7234, Fax: (563) 864-7823, Email:
  • 119 W Williams (Lat: 43.085806 Lon: -91.568750), Call Sign: WDA900
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/15/1997, Expiration Date: 09/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/13/2002
    Registrant: Suckow Dairy Equipment Inc, Box 207, Postville, IA 52162, Phone: (319) 864-7417
  • 665 Lybrand St (Lat: 43.088000 Lon: -91.558222), Type: Bant, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQJT340
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/23/2008, Expiration Date: 12/23/2018, Certifier: Dan Krammen
    Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Drive, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:
  • Lat: 43.086528 Lon: -91.578167, Call Sign: WQLJ883
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/17/2010, Expiration Date: 02/17/2020, Certifier: James Thede
    Registrant: Racom Corp., 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0VYM, Licensee ID: L00653295
    Grant Date: 02/05/2013, Expiration Date: 03/16/2023, Certifier: John W Nielsen
    Registrant: John W Nielsen, 1158 Frankville Road, Postville, IA 52162
  • Call Sign: WA0OAO
    Grant Date: 02/07/1996, Expiration Date: 02/07/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/08/2008
    Registrant: Harlan D Foels, 341 Cherry Valley Dr, Postville, IA 52162-8500

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: GLOBE GC-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C125 SERIES (125 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2449B , Serial Number: 3749, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 05/29/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Eugene C Severn, 401 N Lawler Box 327, Postville, IA 52162
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3641E , Serial Number: 11AC-1833, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 09/17/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): C Keith Kerr, 1278 306th St, Postville, IA 52162, Other Owners: Gene E Dejong
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 72719 , Serial Number: 9898, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/21/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Wilfred H Armentrout, Po Box 755, Postville, IA 52162
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9648A , Serial Number: 15369, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 05/15/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Eugene C Severn, 401 N Lawler Box 327, Postville, IA 52162

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Postville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Postville, IA
Most common first names in Postville, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2175.4 years
Ruth1581.8 years
Elmer1579.1 years
Henry1478.8 years
Fred1384.8 years
Florence1383.8 years
Walter1379.5 years
William1385.6 years
Esther1386.1 years
Helen1278.9 years
Most common last names in Postville, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Meyer3679.8 years
Schultz3178.2 years
Schutte1283.1 years
Anderson1275.8 years
Schroeder1078.5 years
Heins1081.2 years
Foels980.5 years
Eberling977.0 years
Miller981.9 years
Casten982.2 years

Businesses in Postville, IA

  • SAS Shoes: 1
  • UPS: 1
  • YMCA: 1

Postville on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors"
  • #39 (52162) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
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