Remsen, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 1,641 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 
Males: 712  (43.4%)
Females: 929  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

38.9 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 51050.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,316 (it was $37,950 in 2000)
Remsen:

$56,316
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,399 (it was $17,465 in 2000)

Remsen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $147,466 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
Remsen:

$147,466
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $179,424; detached houses: $186,012; townhouses or other attached units: $132,246; in 2-unit structures: $133,608; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $82,607; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $77,232; mobile homes: $44,935

Median gross rent in 2017: $699.

March 2019 cost of living index in Remsen: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.7%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Remsen, IA (2010)
    • 1,61797.2%White alone
    • 321.9%Hispanic
    • 90.5%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 10.06%Black alone
    • 10.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Remsen, Iowa as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Remsen is 920 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (61.5%), Luxemburger (10.2%), American (8.0%), Irish (5.1%), Swedish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1889

Elevation: 1330 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 1,542 people per square mile   (low).

Remsen, Iowa map

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,579 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,494 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (30.7 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (107.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (429.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Oyens, IA (2.1 miles),
Marcus, IA (2.9 miles ),
Le Mars, IA (3.2 miles ),
Alton, IA (3.5 miles ),
Struble, IA (3.5 miles),
Granville, IA (3.6 miles ),
Cleghorn, IA (3.6 miles ),
Orange City, IA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.81 N, Longitude: 95.97 W

Area code: 712

Distribution of median household income in Remsen, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Remsen, IA in 2017
Remsen satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $177,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $240,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Remsen, IA residents
Average permit cost in Remsen, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.0%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +233 (+15.2%).
Most common industries in Remsen, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (18.1%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (26.7%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.9%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Food (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Social assistance (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Remsen, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Registered nurses (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Child care workers (3.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.9%)

Average climate in Remsen, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Remsen-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Remsen city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Remsen-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 197.6 miles away from Remsen center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 197.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.5 miles away from Remsen center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from Remsen center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 198.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plymouth County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Remsen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Remsen:

  • HAPPY SIESTA NURSING HOME (423 ROOSEVELT STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Remsen:

  • HEARTLAND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MARCUS, IA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - LEMARS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • FLOYD VALLEY COMMUNITY HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • FLOYD VALLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • PLYMOUTH MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • LEMARS AREA DIALYSIS SERVICES (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; LE MARS, IA)
  • ORANGE CITY AREA HEALTH SYSTEM Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; ORANGE CITY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Remsen:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 30 miles; Sioux City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,544)
  • Buena Vista University (about 41 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • University of South Dakota (about 49 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 67 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 67 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 71 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Northeast Community College (about 90 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)

Public high school in Remsen:

Public elementary/middle schools in Remsen:

Private elementary/middle school in Remsen:

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Library in Remsen:

  • REMSEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $72,086; Location: 211 FULTON ST; 10,917 books; 186 audio materials; 128 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 63 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Remsen include: Christ Lutheran Church (A), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (B), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Remsen include: Beck Park (1), Sunrise Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Frontier Motel (44046 Highway 3).

Birthplace of: Jared Homan - College basketball player (Iowa State Cyclones), Joe Lotz - Major League Baseball pitcher, Johnny Niggeling - Baseball player.

Plymouth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.6%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.2%
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: 0.2% of all households
51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
66 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Remsen (2011 data):

  • American Bank, National Association: Remsen Branch at 400 West Highway 3, branch established on 1995/12/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $242.7 mil, Deposits: $203.4 mil, headquarters in Le Mars, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Ambank Company, Inc.
  • Iowa State Bank: at 17 West Second Street, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2011/10/04: Bank assets: $133.9 mil, Deposits: $114.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Vogel Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Remsen:

Marital status in Remsen, IA
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in Remsen:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Remsen
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Remsen, IA (based on Plymouth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,52910
Mainline Protestant6,93728
Evangelical Protestant2,94413
Other8-
None6,568-
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: 6
Plymouth County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

9.45 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
Iowa:

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

16.6%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.7%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Remsen:

48.8%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.9%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.8%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.3%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

57.3%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Remsen:

76.4%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Remsen, 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
Streets and Highways 6$17,739$35,4780$0
Financial Administration 4$13,254$39,76212$1,531
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,023$40,0920$0
Water Supply 1$4,639$55,6680$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,357$52,2840$0
Gas Supply 1$4,258$51,0960$0
Electric Power 1$5,647$67,7640$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 24$14,034
Local Libraries 0$0 6$4,593
Transit 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 17$59,917$42,29442$20,158

Remsen government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $307,000 ($187.08)
    Regular Highways: $253,000 ($154.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.61)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,198,000 ($730.04)
    Gas Utilities: $613,000 ($373.55)
    Regular Highways: $183,000 ($111.52)
    Water Utilities: $175,000 ($106.64)
    Police Protection: $171,000 ($104.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $165,000 ($100.55)
    Sewerage: $160,000 ($97.50)
    Financial Administration: $106,000 ($64.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000 ($49.36)
    General - Other: $74,000 ($45.09)
    Libraries: $65,000 ($39.61)
    Health - Other: $57,000 ($34.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($15.84)
    Correctional Institutions: $18,000 ($10.97)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($8.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($6.09)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($5.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($63.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $365,000 ($222.43)
    Health - Other: $72,000 ($43.88)
    Water Utilities: $70,000 ($42.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($14.02)
    Gas Utilities: $13,000 ($7.92)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($7.92)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($4.27)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($2.44)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($1.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $745,000 ($453.99)

Remsen government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $325,000 ($198.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000 ($75.56)
    Other: $94,000 ($57.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($12.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000 ($24.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $72,000 ($43.88)
    Rents: $69,000 ($42.05)
    Special Assessments: $47,000 ($28.64)
    Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($19.50)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,241,000 ($756.25)
    Gas Utilities: $556,000 ($338.82)
    Water Utilities: $268,000 ($163.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $158,000 ($96.28)
    Other: $118,000 ($71.91)
  • Tax - Property: $692,000 ($421.69)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $163,000 ($99.33)
    Other License: $11,000 ($6.70)

Remsen government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,428,000 ($2088.97)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,023,000 ($1842.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $455,000 ($277.27)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($30.47)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $35,000 ($21.33)

Remsen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,239,000 ($1364.41)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,000 ($12.19)

5.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,367 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Woodbury County, IA  2.22% ($48,398 average AGI)
from Sioux County, IA  0.47% ($39,646)


5.48% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Woodbury County, IA  1.79% ($51,414 average AGI)
to Sioux County, IA  0.36% ($38,472)
to Polk County, IA  0.27% ($67,444)

Businesses in Remsen, IA

  • Lane Furniture: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Remsen:

  • KLEM (1410 AM; 1 kW; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Remsen:

  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KSEZ (97.9 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTFC (103.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KSFT-FM (107.1 FM; SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NE; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Remsen:

  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Remsen fatal accident list:

Dec 30, 2001 05:30 AM, 5th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 34.1mTotal length
  • 8,335Total average daily traffic
  • 1,153Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,335Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Remsen, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 21940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Remsen)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Jct C38 & K64 1 Mi N 2 Mi E (Lat: 42.765278 Lon: -96.004472), Call Sign: KNCT831, Licensee ID: L00455755,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.775 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2002, Expiration Date: 02/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2012, Registrant: Tentinger, Bill:tentinger, Jim, Rr 1, Remsen, IA 51050, Phone: (712) 786-2302
  • East City Limits & Northern Ave (Lat: 42.820000 Lon: -95.885028), Call Sign: KJO214,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/2003, Expiration Date: 03/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2012, Certifier: Dirk Dorn, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications Co., 1115 Cross St., North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (507) 625-6725
  • 6.5 Mi S & 1 Mi W (Lat: 42.715278 Lon: -96.000306), Call Sign: KNEU289,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2003, Expiration Date: 03/11/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2013, Registrant: Racom Corporation, Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (888) 751-1090, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • REMSEN, 17579 L-12 (Lat: 42.799806 Lon: -95.978472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQOT657,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2012, Expiration Date: 01/26/2022, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Remsen)

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 24 took place in 2004, and the least - 5 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Remsen, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.2%), and Structure Fires (34.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Remsen, IA
    • 9945.2%Outside Fires
    • 7534.2%Structure Fires
    • 4219.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Remsen, IA
Most common first names in Remsen, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3080.1 years
Mary2787.2 years
William2375.7 years
Anna1885.2 years
Margaret1783.7 years
Joseph1681.2 years
Marie1384.6 years
Catherine1288.9 years
Elizabeth1284.7 years
Frank1281.8 years
Most common last names in Remsen, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1885.3 years
Hansen1777.5 years
Galles1486.0 years
Nitzschke1378.5 years
Treinen1376.7 years
Homan1181.1 years
Miller1181.3 years
Ruba1179.5 years
Harpenau1075.9 years
Pick1078.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Remsen, IA
  • 83.7%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Remsen, IA
  • 53.4%Utility gas
  • 45.3%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Remsen compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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