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Population in 2012: 4,925 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.6%
 

Males: 2,428  (49.3%)
Females: 2,497  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  41.9 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 51360.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,332 (it was $36,224 in 2000)
Spirit Lake:

$52,332
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,204

Spirit Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $138,930 (it was $90,400 in 2000)
Spirit Lake:

$138,930
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $145,239; Detached houses: $150,314; Townhouses or other attached units: $205,226; In 2-unit structures: $148,612; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $155,983; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $219,013; Mobile homes: $24,725

Median gross rent in 2012: $557.

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  • White alone - 4,674 (96.6%)
  • Hispanic - 63 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 48 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 29 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Spirit Lake: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (32.9%), Irish (10.3%), Norwegian (9.6%), Dutch (7.9%), English (6.7%), United States (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/14/1878

Elevation: 1470 feet

Land area: 3.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,480 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Spirit Lake:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spirit Lake city:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

50 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Spirit Lake, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Spirit Lake to the number of sex offenders is 821 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,461 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,181 (1.1%)

Spirit Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (82.1 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (140.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (393.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Orleans, IA (1.2 miles ), Okoboji, IA (1.7 miles ), Arnolds Park, IA (2.0 miles ), Wahpeton, IA (2.2 miles ), West Okoboji, IA (2.4 miles ), Milford, IA (2.7 miles ), Superior, IA (2.8 miles) , Terril, IA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2002: 46 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2003: 51 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2004: 79 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2005: 57 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2006: 55 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $164,700
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2011: 34 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $188,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.42 N, Longitude: 95.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,980 (+41.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,681 (64.8%)

Area code: 712

Spirit Lake household income distribution Spirit Lake home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Spirit Lake by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2201200000
per 100,000 45.744.80.021.741.80.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000120
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.021.441.10.0
Assaults 9451241212
per 100,000 205.589.7110.821.741.885.221.142.820.640.6
Burglaries 29222315253810164414
per 100,000 662.3493.3509.9325.1522.7809.4210.9342.5904.4284.2
Thefts 1091131148816614610310813798
per 100,000 2489.22533.62527.21907.23470.63109.72172.12311.62816.01989.4
Auto thefts 5322020101
per 100,000 114.267.344.343.30.042.60.021.40.020.3
Arson 0001001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.021.70.00.021.10.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.8) 207.2173.7144.7110.6193.4179.494.2118.5171.397.2

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Crime rate in Spirit Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Iowa average:

1.72

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Spirit Lake, Iowa accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +367 (+9.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Spirit Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 146% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Spirit Lake city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1971, a category F3 tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dickinson County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Berkley Bedell - Congressman, Margaret Hance - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Spirit Lake:

  • WARNER DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 3150 18TH ST)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 1710 LINCOLN AVENUE, SUITE A)
  • LAKES HOSPICE LLC (Hospital, 1370 LAKE STREET)
  • LAKES REGIONAL HEALTHCARE (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 2301 HIGHWAY 71)
  • HILLTOP CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1912 ZENITH AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Spirit Lake, IA

Heliports located in Spirit Lake:

College/University in Spirit Lake:

  • Faust Institute of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 17; Location: 1543 18th Street; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.faustinstitute.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spirit Lake:

  • Buena Vista University (about 55 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,241)
  • South Central College (about 75 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,118)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 75 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 12,138)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 79 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 80 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 85 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 91 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,536)

Public high school in Spirit Lake:

Public elementary/middle schools in Spirit Lake:

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Library in Spirit Lake:

  • SPIRIT LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $210,015; Location: 702 16TH ST; 24,081 books; 2,070 audio materials; 1,022 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 127 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Colleges in Spirit Lake: Iowa Lakes Community College
  • Minneapolis, is the closest city with a population over 1000000. added by S. Shea

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Notable locations in Spirit Lake: Cenla Campgrounds (A), Spirit Lake (B), Center Lake Plaza (C), Dickinson County Fairgrounds (D), Farmers Co-op Association Elevator (E), Spirit Lake First Responders (F), Spirit Lake Community Fire Department (G), Dickinson County Museum (H), Spirit Lake Public Library (I), Spirit Lake Police Department (J), Dickinson County Sheriffs Office (K), Dickinson County Courthouse (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Great Lakes Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Spirit Lake include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Christian Family Worship Center (B), Evangelical Free Church (C), Spirit Lake United Methodist Church (D), New Testament Baptist Church (E), Grace Lutheran Church (F), Saint Marys Catholic Church (G), Spirit Lake Baptist Church (H), Saint Albans Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lake View Cemetery (1), Lakeland Memory Gardens Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Spirit Lake include: Memorial Park (1), Gilbert Park (2), Little League Park (3), J Jahn Park (4), Stockade Protection from Indians Historical Marker (5), First White Girl Born in Dickinson County Historical Marker (6), Orleans State Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Lakes Vending (Amusement & Theme Parks; 25111 Highway 9/71).

Hotels: Okoboji Suites (2323 165th Street), Oaks Motel (Hwys 71 & 9 East), Spirit Lake Super 8 Motel (2203 Circle Dr W), Northland Inn (JCT 9 & 86 Hwys), Shamrock Inn (Highway 9 & 71), Super 8 Spirit Lake/Okoboji IA (2203 Circle Drive West), Ramada Limited Lake Okoboji (2704 17th St).

Courts: Dickinson County - District Court (Court House), Dickinson County - District Associate Court Misdemeanors Traffic (Court House), Dickinson County - Clerk Of District Court (Court House Spirit L).

 
Dickinson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Spirit Lake and their reported violations in the past:

OKOBOJI VIEW GOLF COURSE (Population served: 127, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2002), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2002), St Compliance achieved (SEP-15-2003)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2002), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2002), St Compliance achieved (SEP-15-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-1998), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.2%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Spirit Lake, IA

People in group quarters in Spirit Lake in 2010:

  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
137 people in nursing homes in 2000
9 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Spirit Lake compared to Iowa state average:

Spirit Lake, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Spirit Lake (2011 data):

  • Liberty Bank, F.S.B.: Lake Branch at 802 Lake Street, branch established on 2007/11/01; Highway 71 Branch at 3307 Highway 71, branch established on 2007/11/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $934.1 mil, Deposits: $843.6 mil, headquarters in West Des Moines, IA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices
  • Bank Midwest: at 1525 18th Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $678.7 mil, Deposits: $567.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Goodenow Bancorporation
  • Northwest Bank: Spirit Lake Branch at 1109 18th Street, branch established on 1945/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/07: Bank assets: $863.8 mil, Deposits: $728.0 mil, headquarters in Spencer, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Northwest Financial Corp.
  • The State Bank: at 1902 Hill Avenue, branch established on 1928/10/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $62.0 mil, Deposits: $54.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: State Banco. Ltd.,
  • Central Bank: Spirit Lake Branch at 1400 18th Street, branch established on 1935/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $459.8 mil, Deposits: $392.7 mil, headquarters in Storm Lake, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Financial Corp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Spirit Lake, Iowa:

  • Village West Resort And Hotel, 20785 170th St, Spirit Lake, IA 51360 , Phone: (712) 337-3223, Fax: (712) 337-0352
  • Ramada LTD, 2704 17TH St, Spirit Lake, IA 51360 , Phone: (712) 336-3984
  • Super 8, 2203 Cir Dr W, Spirit Lake, IA 51360 , Phone: (712) 336-4901, Fax: (712) 336-5036
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Spirit Lake, Iowa

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Spirit Lake travel time to work - commute


Spirit Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (24%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Spirit Lake city (based on Dickinson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.15%
Here75.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents33.7%20.0%17.5%10.0%5.4%
Congregations7.7%26.9%11.5%11.5%7.7%
NameReformed Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents5.0%2.1%1.8%1.7%2.9%
Congregations3.8%3.8%3.8%3.8%19.2%
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: 4
Dickinson County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Dickinson County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
This county:

23.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dickinson County:

27.2%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

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
Financial Administration 1$3,562$42,7440$0
Other Government Administration 3$17,787$71,1480$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$33,596$50,3940$0
Streets and Highways 13$36,905$34,0660$0
Solid Waste Management 4$8,630$25,8900$0
Sewerage 1$2,875$34,5000$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 4$1,089
Water Supply 7$24,396$41,8220$0
Local Libraries 2$7,405$44,4305$2,985
Totals for Government 39$135,156$41,5869$4,074

Spirit Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,995,000 ($608.12)
    Water Utilities: $601,000 ($122.03)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,366,000 ($277.36)
    Police Protection: $713,000 ($144.77)
    Regular Highways: $677,000 ($137.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $639,000 ($129.75)
    General - Other: $386,000 ($78.38)
    Libraries: $255,000 ($51.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $239,000 ($48.53)
    Central Staff Services: $167,000 ($33.91)
    Sewerage: $101,000 ($20.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $74,000 ($15.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $66,000 ($13.40)
    Financial Administration: $64,000 ($12.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $60,000 ($12.18)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($4.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $842,000 ($170.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $317,000 ($64.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $169,000 ($34.31)
    General - Other: $122,000 ($24.77)
    Regular Highways: $121,000 ($24.57)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($10.76)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($4.06)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($1.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,701,000 ($345.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($21.32)

Spirit Lake government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $844,000 ($171.37)
    Sewerage: $206,000 ($41.83)
    All Other: $16,000 ($3.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $82,000 ($16.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $275,000 ($55.84)
    General Revenue, NEC: $176,000 ($35.74)
    Fines and Forfeits: $32,000 ($6.50)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($1.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,266,000 ($257.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $358,000 ($72.69)
    All Other: $14,000 ($2.84)
  • Tax - Property: $3,289,000 ($667.82)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $660,000 ($134.01)
    Other License: $132,000 ($26.80)
    Other Selective Sales: $84,000 ($17.06)
    Public Utilities Sales: $81,000 ($16.45)

Spirit Lake government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,465,000 ($4155.33)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,766,000 ($3201.22)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,001,000 ($1218.48)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,030,000 ($412.18)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,975,000 ($401.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,302,000 ($264.37)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $55,000 ($11.17)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $293,000 ($59.49)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,349,000 ($273.91)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,230,000 ($858.88)

7.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
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 Clay County, IA  1.04% ($39,097 average AGI)
from Emmet County, IA  0.58% ($30,275)
from Osceola County, IA  0.33% ($44,609)


7.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,760 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
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 Clay County, IA  0.75% ($32,885 average AGI)
to Emmet County, IA  0.45% ($20,548)
to Osceola County, IA  0.32% ($23,864)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spirit Lake:

  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • 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)
  • KICD (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spirit Lake:

  • KUQQ (102.1 FM; MILFORD, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KILR-FM (95.9 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: JACOBSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJIA (88.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC)
  • K249DL (97.7 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: LAKES AREA CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • K210CG (89.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KRAQ (105.7 FM; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINNESOTA)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KOJI (90.7 FM; OKOBOJI, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KLLT (104.9 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KICD-FM (107.7 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KDWD (100.1 FM; EMMETSBURG, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K221DO (92.1 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Spirit Lake:

  • K55FL (Channel 55; SPENCER, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K23FO (Channel 23; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K57GE (Channel 57; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K53EV (Channel 53; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K41EG (Channel 41; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERAL RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K45EH (Channel 45; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K51EN (Channel 51; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K59FN (Channel 59; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K61GE (Channel 61; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • K15EB (Channel 15; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K33AB (Channel 33; SIBLEY, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

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

Spirit Lake, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • 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 Spirit Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Spirit Lake)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 45 (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 Spirit Lake, IA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Spirit Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Spirit Lake)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Spirit Lake


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Spirit Lake, IA
Businesses in Spirit Lake, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1Nike1
Curves1Ramada1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
FedEx3Super 82
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS3
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1YMCA2

Spirit Lake on our top lists:

  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #33 (51360) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German Russian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Ivan E. Brown (6)
  • Teryle L. Kounkel (4)
  • John E. Thompson (2)
  • Scott A. Orpen (2)
  • Roger B. Cook (1)
  • Terry Kounkel (1)
  • Jerry Carlson (1)
  • Timothy Allen Murray (1)
  • Alan D. Bailey (1)
  • James Slawson (1)

Total of 25 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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