State Center, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 1,459 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.2%
 
Males: 755  (51.8%)
Females: 704  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50247.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,075 (it was $35,766 in 2000)
State Center:

$53,075
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,837 (it was $17,744 in 2000)

State Center city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $136,024 (it was $74,900 in 2000)
State Center:

$136,024
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $130,203; detached houses: $132,590; in 2-unit structures: $155,080; mobile homes: $20,499

Median gross rent in 2017: $620.

March 2019 cost of living index in State Center: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.3%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in State Center, IA (2010)
    • 1,38894.6%White alone
    • 513.5%Hispanic
    • 181.2%Two or more races
    • 50.3%Black alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone

Races in State Center 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 State Center, Iowa as of January 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in State Center is 450 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in State Center by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(221.2)
1
(74.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(74.2)
4
(271.0)
1
(67.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(270.1)
3
(203.9)
2
(136.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(590.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(74.6)
3
(222.6)
4
(271.0)
4
(269.0)
5
(338.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(136.0)
3
(204.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(1,549)
19
(1,406)
13
(970.1)
11
(816.0)
9
(609.8)
2
(134.5)
7
(473.9)
8
(540.2)
6
(407.9)
3
(204.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(74.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.8)
1
(67.2)
1
(67.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(74.0)
1
(74.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)147.577.044.063.1103.043.048.175.672.149.7

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City-data.com crime index in State Center, IA

Crime rate in State Center detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Iowa average:

1.47
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Ancestries: German (36.8%), Norwegian (15.6%), American (9.4%), English (6.7%), Irish (3.9%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/26/1867

Elevation: 1068 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,497 people per square mile   (low).

State Center, Iowa map

33 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.4%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,483 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,241 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (24.0 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (156.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (282.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Melbourne, IA (2.5 miles ),
Rhodes, IA (2.5 miles ),
Clemons, IA (2.6 miles),
St. Anthony, IA (2.8 miles),
Colo, IA (2.8 miles ),
Collins, IA (3.3 miles ),
Albion, IA (3.3 miles ),
Haverhill, IA (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 42.02 N, Longitude: 93.16 W

Area code: 641

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $279,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $258,800
Number of permits per 10,000 State Center, IA residents
Average permit cost in State Center, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.8%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +101 (+8.1%).
Most common industries in State Center, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Food (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Food (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Truck transportation (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.1%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.2%)
  • Food (3.2%)
Most common occupations in State Center, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)

Average climate in State Center, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

State Center-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the State Center city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/30/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

State Center-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 371.9 miles away from State Center center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 355.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 290.5 miles away from State Center center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 223.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 387.1 miles away from State Center center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 398.6 miles away from State Center center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marshall County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
State Center topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in State Center:

  • STATE CENTER MANOR (702 THIRD STREET)
  • STATE CENTER NURSING AND REHAB C (702 THIRD STREET NW)

Other hospitals and medical centers near State Center:

  • IOWA VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)
  • ZEARING HEALTH CARE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ZEARING, IA)
  • SOUTHRIDGE NURSING AND REHAB CEN (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)
  • IOWA RIVER HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)
  • MARSHALLTOWN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)
  • MARSHALLTOWN MARY GREELEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)
  • MARSHALLTOWN MEDICAL & SURGICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to State Center:

  • Iowa State University (about 25 miles; Ames, IA; Full-time enrollment: 28,662)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 32 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 39 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 50 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 52 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 63 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 79 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)

Public high school in State Center:

Public elementary/middle schools in State Center:

See full list of schools located in State Center

Library in State Center:

  • GUTEKUNST PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $94,430; Location: 309 2ND ST SE; 17,318 books; 415 audio materials; 2,195 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 168 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in State Center: State Center Rose Garden (A), State Center (B), State Center Fire and Emergency Services (C), Gutekunst Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Rose Capital Mini Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in State Center include: First United Presbyterian Church (A), Saint Paul's Lutheran Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Marshall 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:

70.2%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
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: 0.0% of all households
39 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
36 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in State Center (2011 data):

  • Central State Bank: at 109 West Main Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $165.2 mil, Deposits: $126.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: State Center Financial, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in State Center:

Marital status in State Center, IA
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in State Center:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 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 - State Center
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for State Center, IA (based on Marshall County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,75231
Catholic7,3643
Evangelical Protestant5,13726
Other5843
None18,811-
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: 10
Here:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
This county:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Marshall County:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.0%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Marshall County:

21.9%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
State Center:

47.6%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
State Center:

43.6%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

25.3%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
State Center:

35.1%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
State Center:

53.1%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
State Center:

75.4%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of State Center, 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
Electric Power 7$24,399$41,8270$0
Other Government Administration 3$7,576$30,3040$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,951$59,4120$0
Water Supply 1$5,602$67,2240$0
Streets and Highways 1$6,151$73,8120$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 13$48,679$44,9340$0

State Center government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $695,000 ($476.35)
    Regular Highways: $186,000 ($127.48)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($9.60)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,615,000 ($1106.92)
    General - Other: $194,000 ($132.97)
    Regular Highways: $174,000 ($119.26)
    Water Utilities: $131,000 ($89.79)
    Police Protection: $106,000 ($72.65)
    Libraries: $104,000 ($71.28)
    Sewerage: $90,000 ($61.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $78,000 ($53.46)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($22.62)
    Public Welfare - Other: $32,000 ($21.93)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($10.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($7.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($6.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($4.80)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($3.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $44,000 ($30.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $82,000 ($56.20)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($6.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $537,000 ($368.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.69)

State Center government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $235,000 ($161.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($2.74)
    Other: $2,000 ($1.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $90,000 ($61.69)
    Other: $20,000 ($13.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $78,000 ($53.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $56,000 ($38.38)
    General Revenue - Other: $45,000 ($30.84)
    Special Assessments: $7,000 ($4.80)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($3.43)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.37)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.37)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,933,000 ($1324.88)
    Water Utilities: $160,000 ($109.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $139,000 ($95.27)
    Other: $123,000 ($84.30)
  • Tax - Property: $391,000 ($267.99)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $148,000 ($101.44)
    Other License: $6,000 ($4.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000 ($2.74)

State Center government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,030,000 ($1391.36)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000 ($822.48)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,160,000 ($795.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $330,000 ($226.18)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,347,000 ($3664.84)

4.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,537 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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 Polk County, IA  0.67% ($49,725 average AGI)
from Tama County, IA  0.52% ($39,354)
from Story County, IA  0.27% ($55,732)


5.80% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
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 Polk County, IA  1.05% ($53,512 average AGI)
to Tama County, IA  0.40% ($38,869)
to Story County, IA  0.33% ($30,340)

Strongest AM radio stations in State Center:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KFJB (1230 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in State Center:

  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • K218CE (91.5 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • K205CZ (88.9 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KDAO-FM (99.5 FM; ELDORA, IA; Owner: ELDORA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCOB-FM (95.9 FM; NEWTON, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KRTI (106.7 FM; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCRR (97.7 FM; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCCQ (105.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around State Center:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KFPX (Channel 39; NEWTON, IA; Owner: PAXSON DES MOINES LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • K19DX (Channel 19; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K27EW (Channel 27; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K33ED (Channel 33; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K51EP (Channel 51; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K53FD (Channel 53; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K59FM (Channel 59; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K69GZ (Channel 69; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • KDAO-LP (Channel 45; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MTN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)

State Center fatal accident list:

Jul 1, 1995 07:41 PM, 1st Ave N, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 18, 1984 09:00 PM, 2nd Ave Ne, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 16, 1977 08:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 42.2mTotal length
  • 12,770Total average daily traffic
  • 1,312Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,770Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in State Center, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 61980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for State Center, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in State Center)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 408 3rd St Nw (Lat: 42.018611 Lon: -93.164083), Call Sign: WYN312, Licensee ID: L00026127,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.700 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/2003, Expiration Date: 12/09/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/08/2014, Registrant: State Center Grain & Feed Inc, 408 3rd St Nw, State Center, IA 50247
  • Hwy 30 2 1/2 Mi E Of Iowa 234 (Lat: 42.006667 Lon: -93.116583), Structure height: 53 m, Call Sign: WPCX734,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 07/04/2013, Expiration Date: 08/17/2023, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc, 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550
  • 1125 245th Street (Lat: 42.000111 Lon: -93.204694), Call Sign: WQTA703,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2013, Expiration Date: 12/19/2023, Certifier: Alex Blood, Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: AB0HF, Previous Call Sign: KB0OCM, Licensee ID: L00849027, Grant Date: 07/22/2014, Expiration Date: 07/22/2024, Certifier: Wayne D Yeager, Registrant: Wayne D Yeager, 308 5th St Sw, State Center, IA 50247
  • Call Sign: KB0ITQ, Licensee ID: L00313437, Grant Date: 01/10/2011, Expiration Date: 04/09/2021, Certifier: Jeanette R Kloppenborg, Registrant: Jeanette R Kloppenborg, 1657 220th St, State Center, IA 50247
  • Call Sign: KB0QCF, Licensee ID: L00954539, Grant Date: 12/29/2014, Expiration Date: 12/29/2024, Certifier: Stephen A Nyberg, Registrant: Stephen A Nyberg, 401 3rd Ave Sw, State Center, IA 50247
  • Call Sign: N0SLK, Licensee ID: L00613429, Grant Date: 12/26/2002, Expiration Date: 03/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2015, Registrant: John C Gavagan, 2713 Fairman Ave, State Center, IA 50247
  • Call Sign: N0WNL, Grant Date: 05/04/1993, Expiration Date: 05/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2005, Registrant: Mary Joan Gavagan, 2713 Fairman Ave, State Center, IA 50247
  • Call Sign: KE0KXN, Licensee ID: L02062287, Grant Date: 11/07/2016, Expiration Date: 11/07/2026, Certifier: Kimberly D Elder, Registrant: Kimberly D Elder, 505 2nd St Nw, State Center, IA 50247

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BUTCHER COREY D VOISIN 35 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35VR , Serial Number: 001V35, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 05/28/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 02/15/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Corey D Butcher, 2940 Arney Ave, State Center, IA 50247
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40697 , Serial Number: 28R-7435113, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 03/05/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Freiberg Industries Inc, 1255 190th St, State Center, IA 50247
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4525R , Serial Number: 28-21228, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 03/08/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Freiberg Industries Inc, 1255 190th St, State Center, IA 50247
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6353Y , Serial Number: 27-3620, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 01/18/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 08/20/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Midwest Airspray LLC, 1418 265th St, State Center, IA 50247
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 192E , Serial Number: 10989, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 06/14/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 11/20/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Midwest Airspray LLC, 1418 265th St, State Center, IA 50247

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 23 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in State Center, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.8%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (23.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in State Center, IA
    • 6954.8%Outside Fires
    • 2923.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2419.0%Structure Fires
    • 43.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for State Center, IA
Most common first names in State Center, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1976.8 years
Mary1679.1 years
John1479.9 years
James1280.6 years
Harold1178.3 years
Howard978.5 years
Fred981.2 years
Ralph979.6 years
Florence991.0 years
Earl884.0 years
Most common last names in State Center, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pfantz2281.7 years
Hilleman1776.6 years
Schaper1384.4 years
Wilkening1284.5 years
Buck1075.7 years
Hartwig1078.5 years
Eggers1082.0 years
Brown982.3 years
Nolta985.2 years
Riemenschnei978.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in State Center, IA
  • 86.6%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in State Center, IA
  • 56.9%Utility gas
  • 43.1%Electricity


State Center compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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