Sanborn, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 1,381 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 682  (49.4%)
Females: 699  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 51248.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,691 (it was $34,250 in 2000)
Sanborn:

$49,691
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,596 (it was $18,189 in 2000)

Sanborn city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $102,995 (it was $61,000 in 2000)
Sanborn:

$102,995
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $147,339; detached houses: $149,190; townhouses or other attached units: $137,781; in 2-unit structures: $132,017; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,768; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $159,076; mobile homes: $40,082

Median gross rent in 2019: $609.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sanborn: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.1%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.1% for other race residents, 3.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sanborn, IA (2019)
    • 1,51794.9%White alone
    • 332.1%Hispanic
    • 291.8%Two or more races
    • 20.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Sanborn, Iowa as of October 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sanborn is 472 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: Dutch (43.0%), German (29.0%), American (5.8%), French (3.4%), English (2.0%), Swedish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/15/1880

Elevation: 1553 feet

Land area: 1.81 square miles.

Population density: 763 people per square mile   (low).

Sanborn, Iowa map

21 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,246 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,223 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (59.3 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (134.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (417.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Archer, IA (2.5 miles),
Primghar, IA (2.6 miles ),
Melvin, IA (2.8 miles ),
Hartley, IA (3.0 miles ),
Sheldon, IA (3.1 miles ),
Ashton, IA (3.3 miles ),
Paullina, IA (3.8 miles ),
Matlock, IA (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 43.18 N, Longitude: 95.66 W

Area code: 712

Distribution of median household income in Sanborn, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sanborn, IA in 2019
Sanborn satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $37,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $278,700
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $305,800
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $221,700
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $221,700
  • 2019: 12 buildings, average cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Sanborn, IA residents
Average permit cost in Sanborn, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.1%
Iowa:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+0.5%).
Most common industries in Sanborn, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Food (8.9%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Food (10.9%)
  • Truck transportation (10.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.1%)
  • Machinery (5.4%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (35.6%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Food (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Sanborn, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Carpenters (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Child care workers (4.4%)

Average climate in Sanborn, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sanborn-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.9 miles away from the Sanborn city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sanborn-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 177% greater 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 173.0 miles away from Sanborn center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 200.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 166.4 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 175.1 miles away from Sanborn center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 472.3 miles away from Sanborn center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 147.5 miles away from Sanborn center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in O'Brien County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sanborn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sanborn:

  • PRAIRIE VIEW HOME (610 EASTERN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sanborn:

  • PRIMGHAR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PRIMGHAR, IA)
  • PRIMGHAR REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PRIMGHAR, IA)
  • BAUM HARMON MERCY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; PRIMGHAR, IA)
  • VILLAGE NORTHWEST UNLIMITED (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SHELDON, IA)
  • SANFORD SHELDON MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SHELDON, IA)
  • ULTIMATE NURSING SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SHELDON, IA)
  • PAULLINA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PAULLINA, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sanborn:

  • Buena Vista University (about 44 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 45 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 60 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 63 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 70 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 89 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 89 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)

Public elementary/middle school in Sanborn:

Private elementary/middle school in Sanborn:

  • SANBORN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 91, Location: 405 W 2ND ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Sanborn

Library in Sanborn:

  • SANBORN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $41,989; Location: 407 MAIN ST; 19,496 books; 627 audio materials; 873 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 73 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sanborn: Sanborn Golf and Country Club (A), Siouxland Farmers Co-op Elevator (B), Hartog Elevator Incorporated Elevator (C), Sanborn (D), Sanborn Ambulance Service (E), Sanborn Public Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sanborn include: Christian Reformed Church (A), Saint Cecilia Catholic Church (B), Sanborn Presbyterian Church (C), First Reformed Church (D), Saint Andrews United Methodist Church (E), Cornerstone United Reformed Church (F), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Wiley Mayne - Politician, Will Kirk Kaynor - Politician.

O'Brien 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:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.0%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
66 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
79 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Sanborn (2011 data):

  • Sanborn Savings Bank: at 219 Main Street, branch established on 1899/02/01. Info updated 2011/03/29: Bank assets: $60.3 mil, Deposits: $52.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: San Bancorp.
  • Iowa State Bank: Sanborn Branch at 108 Main Street, branch established on 2005/02/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $351.7 mil, Deposits: $296.1 mil, headquarters in Hull, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Vogel Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sanborn:

Marital status in Sanborn, IA
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Sanborn:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Iowa average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sanborn
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sanborn, IA (based on O'Brien County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,62218
Evangelical Protestant4,03621
Catholic1,3885
Other--
None3,352-
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
O'Brien County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

10.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
O'Brien County:

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.2%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
O'Brien County:

16.4%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sanborn:

48.6%
Iowa:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.7%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sanborn:

23.7%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sanborn:

13.3%
Iowa:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sanborn:

34.2%
Iowa:

33.8%

General health condition:
Sanborn:

50.7%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

72.5%
Iowa:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sanborn, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 6$24,205$48,4100$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,314$55,8840$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$9,661$57,9660$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,827$34,9621$897
Streets and Highways 1$5,070$60,8400$0
Sewerage 1$6,451$77,4120$0
Gas Supply 1$4,145$49,7400$0
Water Supply 1$4,247$50,9640$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$625
Local Libraries 0$0 5$4,495
Totals for Government 16$68,920$51,6909$6,017

Sanborn government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,139,000 ($1548.88)
    Gas Utilities: $925,000 ($669.80)
    Sewerage: $589,000 ($426.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $535,000 ($387.40)
    Water Utilities: $300,000 ($217.23)
    Regular Highways: $262,000 ($189.72)
    Police Protection: $174,000 ($126.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $146,000 ($105.72)
    General - Other: $104,000 ($75.31)
    Libraries: $74,000 ($53.58)
    Financial Administration: $66,000 ($47.79)
    Health - Other: $38,000 ($27.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($13.03)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $12,000 ($8.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.72)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $145,000 ($105.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($30.41)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Electric Utilities: $58,000 ($42.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $240,000 ($173.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($57.93)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($25.34)
    Health - Other: $13,000 ($9.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($5.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $897,000 ($649.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($9.41)

Sanborn government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $507,000 ($367.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $366,000 ($265.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $141,000 ($102.10)
    Other: $45,000 ($32.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,000 ($5.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $96,000 ($69.51)
    Rents: $22,000 ($15.93)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($14.48)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,244,000 ($1624.91)
    Gas Utilities: $998,000 ($722.66)
    Water Utilities: $297,000 ($215.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $174,000 ($126.00)
    Other: $166,000 ($120.20)
  • Tax - Property: $946,000 ($685.01)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $179,000 ($129.62)
    Public Utilities Sales: $13,000 ($9.41)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.45)

Sanborn government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,048,000 ($2207.10)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,907,000 ($2105.00)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,705,000 ($1958.73)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,565,000 ($1857.35)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,380,000 ($1723.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,973,000 ($1428.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $407,000 ($294.71)

Sanborn government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,163,000 ($2290.37)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,673,000 ($2659.67)

5.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
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 Sioux County, IA  0.62% ($64,543 average AGI)
to Osceola County, IA  0.44% ($34,840)
to Clay County, IA  0.42% ($25,708)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sanborn:

  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KIWA (1550 AM; 1 kW; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KWOA (730 AM; 1 kW; WORTHINGTON, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sanborn:

  • KIWA-FM (105.3 FM; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KOJI (90.7 FM; OKOBOJI, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KITN (93.5 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sanborn:

  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • K33AB (Channel 33; SIBLEY, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • 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.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • K15EB (Channel 15; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 34.6mTotal length
  • 6,865Total average daily traffic
  • 1,176Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,865Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sanborn, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sanborn, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sanborn)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 8 Mi E 2.75 Mi N Jct Us18 Io 60 (Lat: 43.229139 Lon: -95.698056), Call Sign: WQU714, Licensee ID: L00041827,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.925 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2011, Expiration Date: 05/09/2021, Registrant: Getting, Donald
  • Lat: 43.180722 Lon: -95.655806, Call Sign: WQFG962,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.087 MHz, 458.087 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2016, Expiration Date: 07/13/2026, Certifier: Jim Zeutenhorst, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications Company, 706 N Grand Ave, Spencer, IA 51301, Phone: (712) 262-4001, Email:
  • Lat: 43.184722 Lon: -95.645722, Call Sign: WQTP400,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.937 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2014, Expiration Date: 03/18/2024, Certifier: Terry L Degraaf, Registrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E. 3rd. St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:
  • Lat: 43.148167 Lon: -95.604944, Call Sign: WQYI290,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.325 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2016, Expiration Date: 10/06/2026, Certifier: Danny L Horner, Registrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E. 3rd. St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, 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:

4
  • Call Sign: K0REF, Licensee ID: L00199422, Grant Date: 08/28/2007, Expiration Date: 11/24/2017, Cancellation Date: 11/26/2019, Certifier: James P Cardin, Registrant: James P Cardin, 1002 Sunrise Ave Apt 113, Sanborn, IA 51248
  • Call Sign: KF0EU, Previous Call Sign: WA0VRJ, Grant Date: 08/29/1989, Expiration Date: 08/29/1999, Cancellation Date: 08/30/2001, Registrant: Duane E Van Vickle, Prairie View Home Hwy 18e, Sanborn, IA 51248
  • Call Sign: N0HEZ, Grant Date: 01/06/1998, Expiration Date: 01/06/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2010, Registrant: Henry C Glover, 311 Franklin St Box 446, Sanborn, IA 51248
  • Call Sign: KC0ZTR, Licensee ID: L01252522, Grant Date: 02/21/2017, Expiration Date: 03/02/2027, Certifier: Randall R Hogan, Registrant: Randall R Hogan, 601 West 4th St, Sanborn, IA 51248

Most common first names in Sanborn, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4077.2 years
William1875.9 years
Henry1283.4 years
Gertrude1279.5 years
Margaret1184.7 years
Robert1180.6 years
Mary1087.1 years
George1078.7 years
Helen979.6 years
Albert984.0 years
Most common last names in Sanborn, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Elgersma2080.3 years
Getting1087.0 years
Postma978.9 years
Vanveldhuize782.5 years
Kroese777.0 years
West682.3 years
Hakeman689.7 years
Smith672.7 years
Verhoef584.4 years
Reitsma580.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sanborn, IA
  • 80.6%Utility gas
  • 18.6%Electricity
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sanborn, IA
  • 56.3%Utility gas
  • 37.9%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Solar energy


Sanborn compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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