Postville, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 2,155 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 
Males: 976  (45.3%)
Females: 1,179  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  27.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52162.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,600 (it was $32,667 in 2000)
Postville:

$34,600
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,430 (it was $14,264 in 2000)

Postville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,595 (it was $63,000 in 2000)
Postville:

$87,595
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $680.

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  • Races in Postville, IA (2010)

    Postville races chart
    • 1,35460.8%White alone
    • 71332.0%Hispanic
    • 954.3%Black alone
    • 221.0%Two or more races
    • 210.9%Asian alone
    • 110.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 90.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.09%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Postville: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.1%), Norwegian (13.2%), English (4.2%), Irish (3.7%), Hungarian (2.0%), Russian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/17/1873

Elevation: 1191 feet

Land area: 2.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,037 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: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Postville city:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

752 residents are foreign born (18.0% Latin America, 10.2% Europe, 4.6% Asia).

This city:

33.1%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Postville, Iowa as of May 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Postville to the number of sex offenders is 547 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,597 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,235 (1.5%)

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
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $150,000

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 September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +804 (+54.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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:

Private high school in Postville:

  • BAIS CHAYA MUSHKA-OHOLEI MENACHEM TORAH ED PROG (Students: 129, Location: 417 OAK DR, Grades: PK-9)

Public elementary/middle school in Postville:

  • CORA B DARLING ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 312 W POST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Postville

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 2013: 30.5%
(21.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 45.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.1% for other race residents, 73.5% 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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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.8
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,78517
Catholic3,4269
Other5283
Evangelical Protestant51410
None5,077-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Postville:

44.7%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.9%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Postville:

28.2
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Postville:

24.6%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Postville:

10.4%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Postville:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Postville:

28.6%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

52.3%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Postville:

76.6%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Postville, 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 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 ($1881.67)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $464,000 ($215.31)
    Water Utilities: $375,000 ($174.01)
    General - Other: $298,000 ($138.28)
    Regular Highways: $286,000 ($132.71)
    Police Protection: $277,000 ($128.54)
    General Public Buildings: $175,000 ($81.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000 ($41.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000 ($32.02)
    Libraries: $64,000 ($29.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($8.35)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($3.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $346,000 ($160.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $26,000 ($12.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $514,000 ($238.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $84,000 ($38.98)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $617,000 ($286.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000 ($48.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($10.67)
    All Other: $15,000 ($6.96)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,877,000 ($871.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $26,000 ($12.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $357,000 ($165.66)
    Sale of Property: $244,000 ($113.23)
    Rents: $34,000 ($15.78)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($5.57)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($4.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $501,000 ($232.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $190,000 ($88.17)
    All Other: $6,000 ($2.78)
  • Tax - Property: $734,000 ($340.60)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $162,000 ($75.17)
    Other License: $8,000 ($3.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,000 ($0.93)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,330,000 ($4329.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,140,000 ($4241.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $190,000 ($88.17)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,269,000 ($588.86)
    Beginning: $331,000 ($153.60)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $696,000 ($322.97)

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)
Postville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 50m164ftTotal length
  • 19,330Total average daily traffic
  • 1,368Total average daily truck traffic
  • 27,705Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Postville, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Postville, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (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:

4
  • 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, Po 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 St, 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Businesses in Postville, IA

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

Postville compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Postville on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Israel (population 500+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guatemala (population 500+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in unknown juvenile institutions (population 1,000+)"
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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  • Casey James Mahr (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2016.