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Population in 2012: 5,640 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.0%
 

Males: 2,782  (49.3%)
Females: 2,858  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  42.2 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 51566.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,323 (it was $30,098 in 2000)
Red Oak:

$31,323
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,415

Red Oak city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,293 (it was $56,600 in 2000)
Red Oak:

$76,293
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $95,493; Detached houses: $89,175; In 2-unit structures: $170,952; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $912,687; Mobile homes: $25,617

Median gross rent in 2012: $556.

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  • White alone - 5,386 (93.8%)
  • Hispanic - 244 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 61 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 19 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Red Oak: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.5%), Irish (13.4%), English (12.7%), Swedish (10.0%), United States (7.3%), Danish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/28/1869

Elevation: 1049 feet

Land area: 3.68 square miles.

Population density: 1,533 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Red Oak:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Red Oak city:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

137 residents are foreign born (0.4% Asia).

This city:  2.4%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Red Oak, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Red Oak to the number of sex offenders is 705 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: $1,370 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,162 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (37.1 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (44.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (395.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Stanton, IA (2.6 miles ), Coburg, IA (2.6 miles) , Emerson, IA (3.0 miles ), Elliott, IA (3.2 miles ), Essex, IA (3.6 miles ), Henderson, IA (3.7 miles) , Imogene, IA (3.7 miles) , Hastings, IA (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $24,300
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $172,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $25,000

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Latitude: 41.01 N, Longitude: 95.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +654 (+11.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,503 (64.2%)

Area code: 712

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Crime rates in Red Oak by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000001200000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.016.833.90.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 123012501033
per 100,000 16.232.249.70.016.733.684.60.017.80.052.052.5
Robberies 120020120000
per 100,000 16.232.20.00.033.30.016.935.10.00.00.00.0
Assaults 11101311848961369
per 100,000 177.7160.8215.2184.5133.367.2135.4157.9106.6231.2104.0157.6
Burglaries 403960644865575461466557
per 100,000 646.2627.1993.41073.6800.01092.4965.0947.51084.1818.11126.1998.2
Thefts 20614718719815915815013310899163103
per 100,000 3327.92363.73096.03321.62650.02655.52539.42333.71919.31760.62824.01803.9
Auto thefts 620141010712947136
per 100,000 96.9321.6231.8167.8166.7117.6203.1157.971.1124.5225.2105.1
Arson 442343542141
per 100,000 64.664.333.150.366.750.484.670.235.517.869.317.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 240.9233.1296.5259.9226.7267.7355.1215.7195.1185.0273.8225.3

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Crime rate in Red Oak detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Iowa average:

1.72

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Red Oak, Iowa accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -79 (-1.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Red Oak-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 193% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Red Oak city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1964, a category F4 tornado 16.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Red Oak-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.9 miles away from Red Oak center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Dennis Ashbaugh - Painter and artist, Fred Lawrence Whipple - Astronomer, James E. Kearney - Catholic bishop, Raymond Hatton - Actor, James R. Bennett - Politician, Stephen Shortridge - Actor.


Hospitals/medical centers in Red Oak:

  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 2301 EASTERN AVENUE)
  • WEL HOME HEALTH OF RED OAK (Home Health Center, 1600 SUMMIT STREET)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, 2301 EASTERN AVENUE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - RED OAK (Nursing Home, 201 ALIX AVENUE)
  • RED OAK REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1600 SUMMIT STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Red Oak, IA

Airports and heliports located in Red Oak:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Red Oak:

  • Iowa Western Community College (about 35 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,574)
  • Bellevue University (about 38 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 3,237)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 42 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • Creighton University (about 42 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 6,479)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 44 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 7,095)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 45 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 9,853)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 50 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,793)

Public high schools in Red Oak:

Public elementary/middle schools in Red Oak:

See full list of schools located in Red Oak, School District: RED OAK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Red Oak:

  • RED OAK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $139,931; Location: 400 N 2ND ST; 46,130 books; 1,816 audio materials; 1,415 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 45 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Red Oak: Montgomery County Fairgrounds (A), Red Oak (B), Depot Museum (C), Montgomery County Historical Center (D), Montgomery County Courthouse (E), Red Oak Fire Department (F), Red Oak Public Library (G), Red Oak Police Department (H), Montgomery County Sheriffs Office (I), Montgomery County Jail (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Red Oak include: Our Saviour Church (A), All Angels Episcopal Church (B), Grace Baptist Church (C), Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Red Oak Presbyterian Church (E), Church of Christ (F), First Baptist Church (G), First Congregational Church (H), First Covenant Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Red Oak Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Red Oak include: Dutton Park (1), Wilson Park (2), McCormick Park (3), Fountain Square Park (4), Kelly Park (5), College Park (6), Chautauqua Park (7), Legion Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Montgomery County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2700 North 4th Street), Growth Unlimited Corporation (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1200 North Broadway Street).

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (800 Senate Avenue), Red Coach Inn Restaurant & Lounge (Highway 34).

Courts: Juvenile Court Services (106 West Washington Avenue), Montgomery County Of Assessor - Court Room (Courthouse).

 
Montgomery 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 31.7. This is about average.
City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.34
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.6
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.6%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 76.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 66.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.5%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Red Oak, IA

110 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
18 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Red Oak in 2000:

  • 131 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Red Oak compared to Iowa state average:

Red Oak, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Red Oak (2011 data):

  • Houghton State Bank: at 116 Coolbaugh Street, branch established on 1879/01/01; Plaza Branch at North Broadway, branch established on 1974/05/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $154.7 mil, Deposits: $137.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Red Oak Branch at 323 East Reed Street, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank Iowa: Red Oak Branch at 1805 North Broadway, branch established on 1901/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/05: Bank assets: $1,089.9 mil, Deposits: $913.9 mil, headquarters in West Des Moines, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Iowa Corporation
  • Great Western Bank: Red Oak Branch at 2100 Commerce, branch established on 1950/11/15. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Red Oak, Iowa:

  • Super 8 Motel, 800 Senate Ave, Red Oak, IA 51566 , Phone: (712) 623-6919, Fax: (712) 623-6926
  • Red Coach Inn And Restaurant, 1200 Senate Ave, Red Oak, IA 51566 , Phone: (712) 623-4864, Fax: (712) 623-2389
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Red Oak, Iowa

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Red Oak travel time to work - commute


Red Oak mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Red Oak city (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.50%
Here60.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents22.3%21.8%11.4%7.2%7.2%
Congregations25.8%9.7%6.5%3.2%9.7%
NameChristian and Missionary Alliance The Evangelical Covenant ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents5.1%4.7%4.5%3.8%12.0%
Congregations3.2%6.5%3.2%3.2%29.0%
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: 3
Here:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Montgomery County:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

9.0%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.8%
State:

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

20.9%
Iowa:

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 5$15,694$37,6660$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$40,580$40,5800$0
Police - Other 1$2,622$31,4641$1,443
Firefighters 10$32,967$39,5607$1,431
Fire - Other 1$2,248$26,9760$0
Streets and Highways 3$9,493$37,9720$0
Airports 1$3,490$41,8800$0
Sewerage 4$12,821$38,4630$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,924$35,0880$0
Water Supply 5$14,573$34,9750$0
Local Libraries 5$10,053$24,1271$20
Other and Unallocable 2$6,972$41,8320$0
Totals for Government 50$154,437$37,0659$2,894


5.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Page County, IA  0.69% ($23,655 average AGI)
from Pottawattamie County, IA  0.60% ($24,000)
from Mills County, IA  0.48% ($38,850)


6.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,731 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Page County, IA  0.74% ($37,645 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.55% ($31,130)
to Pottawattamie County, IA  0.52% ($32,227)

Strongest AM radio stations in Red Oak:

  • KOAK (1080 AM; daytime; 0 kW; RED OAK, IA; Owner: HAWKEYE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Red Oak:

  • KCSI (95.3 FM; RED OAK, IA; Owner: HAWKEYE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Red Oak:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

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

Red Oak, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 124
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

See more detailed statistics of Red Oak fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Red Oak)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Red Oak, IA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Red Oak)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Red Oak)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 61
  • Hazardous Condition: 34
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Red Oak


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Most common first names in Red Oak, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13078.6 years
Mary12483.0 years
Helen9480.6 years
Ruth8084.3 years
James7873.9 years
Clarence7682.9 years
Charles7474.2 years
Carl7482.9 years
Dorothy7478.1 years
Robert7269.8 years
Most common last names in Red Oak, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson19480.6 years
Anderson15279.0 years
Peterson9880.8 years
Jones9078.9 years
Swanson8683.4 years
Smith8675.8 years
Nelson8081.7 years
Carlson6678.1 years
Larson5679.7 years
Miller4281.9 years
Businesses in Red Oak, IA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
KFC1Taco Bell1
Kmart1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS2
New Balance1YMCA1
Pizza Hut1

Red Oak on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other direct selling establishments"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 (51566) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #91 (51566) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Celtic first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Jay P. Poust (1)
  • Robert V. Kasubick (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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