Stratford, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 720 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 
Males: 320  (44.5%)
Females: 400  (55.5%)
Median resident age:  44.6 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50249.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,350 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
Stratford:

$47,350
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,744 (it was $15,553 in 2000)

Stratford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $86,044 (it was $58,000 in 2000)
Stratford:

$86,044
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $122,229; Detached houses: $120,402; Townhouses or other attached units: $190,772; In 2-unit structures: $106,581; Mobile homes: $116,697

Median gross rent in 2016: $771.

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  • Races in Stratford, IA (2010)

    Stratford races chart
    • 72797.8%White alone
    • 101.3%Hispanic
    • 60.8%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Stratford: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Swedish (26.3%), German (25.6%), American (9.3%), Norwegian (7.3%), Lebanese (3.8%), Dutch (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/27/1883

Elevation: 1108 feet

Land area: 1.92 square miles.

Population density: 374 people per square mile   (very low).

Stratford,IA real estate house value index trend

Stratford, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Stratford:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stratford city:

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Iowa:

4.9%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Stratford, Iowa as of November 17, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Stratford to the number of sex offenders is 650 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 2016: $1,423 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,165 (1.5%)

Stratford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (22.7 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (128.3 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (322.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Stanhope, IA (2.6 miles ), Dayton, IA (2.7 miles ), Lehigh, IA (3.0 miles ), Pilot Mound, IA (3.0 miles ), Fraser, IA (3.2 miles) , Boxholm, IA (3.4 miles ), Harcourt, IA (3.6 miles ), Kamrar, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $225,000

Latitude: 42.27 N, Longitude: 93.93 W

Area code: 515

Stratford household income distribution Stratford home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+1.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Stratford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Stratford, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Stratford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 114% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Stratford city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stratford-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% 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 257.5 miles away from the city center
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 413.5 miles away from Stratford center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 307.1 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 255.6 miles away from the city 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 397.0 miles away from Stratford 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 264.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hamilton County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stratford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Stratford:

  • STRATFORD NURSING AND REHAB CENT (1200 HIGHWAY 175 EAST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Stratford:

  • GRANDVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DAYTON, IA)
  • COVENTRY CARE CENTER OF BOONE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BOONE, IA)
  • CRESTVIEW NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WEBSTER CITY, IA)
  • SOUTHFIELD WELLNESS COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WEBSTER CITY, IA)
  • HAMILTON COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; WEBSTER CITY, IA)
  • HOME CARE SERVICES OF BOONE CO (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; BOONE, IA)
  • BOONE COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; BOONE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stratford:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 21 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa State University (about 23 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 43 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 49 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Buena Vista University (about 71 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 74 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 77 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)

Public elementary/middle school in Stratford:

See full list of schools located in Stratford

Library in Stratford:

  • STRATFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $52,460; Location: 816 SHAKESPEARE; 7,367 books; 483 audio materials; 926 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 52 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Stratford: United Co-op Elevator (A), Vintage Iron Antiques Museum (B), Stratford Library (C), Stratford City Hall (D), Stratford Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Stratford include: Stratford United Methodist Church (A), Countryside Bible Chapel (B), First Baptist Church (C), Stratford Lutheran Church (D), Calvary United Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 47.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 9.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.79
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.2%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported
51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
66 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Stratford (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Stratford Branch at 725 Shakespeare Ave, branch established on 1910/02/19. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Iowa average:

10.4

Stratford travel time to work - commute Stratford mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Stratford city (based on Hamilton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,42217
Evangelical Protestant2,93915
Catholic1,4332
Other21
None5,877-
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: 3
Hamilton County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Hamilton County:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

28.3%
Iowa:

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

12.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Stratford:

45.3%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Stratford:

35.7%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Stratford:

27.6
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.1%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Stratford:

5.9%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Stratford:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Stratford:

29.2%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

48.6%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

70.9%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Stratford, 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
Other Government Administration 8$5,779$8,6690$0
Firefighters 25$0$00$0
Water Supply 1$3,195$38,3400$0
Electric Power 3$9,607$38,4280$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,292
Totals for Government 37$18,581$6,0262$1,292

Stratford government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $426,000 ($591.67)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($118.06)
    Sewerage: $62,000 ($86.11)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($79.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $41,000 ($56.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $37,000 ($51.39)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($41.67)
    Libraries: $28,000 ($38.89)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($31.94)
    Housing & Community Development: $20,000 ($27.78)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($26.39)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($5.56)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($4.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($4.17)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($1.39)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($1.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($54.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $33,000 ($45.83)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $105,000 ($145.83)

Stratford government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $47,000 ($65.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($59.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($25.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $34,000 ($47.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($27.78)
    Property Sale Other: $4,000 ($5.56)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($2.78)
    Rents: $1,000 ($1.39)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $486,000 ($675.00)
    Water Utilities: $75,000 ($104.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $60,000 ($83.33)
    General Support: $13,000 ($18.06)
  • Tax - Property: $187,000 ($259.72)
    NEC: $3,000 ($4.17)

Stratford government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $663,000 ($920.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $412,000 ($572.22)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $215,000 ($298.61)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $36,000 ($50.00)

Stratford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $878,000 ($1219.44)

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,311 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Story County, IA  0.77% ($32,872 average AGI)
from Webster County, IA  0.62% ($28,684)
from Wright County, IA  0.39% ($24,667)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,300 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Story County, IA  0.86% ($35,189 average AGI)
to Webster County, IA  0.68% ($24,095)
to Polk County, IA  0.52% ($43,719)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stratford:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWBG (1590 AM; 1 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KASI (1430 AM; 1 kW; AMES, IA)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stratford:

  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFGQ-FM (99.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KQWC-FM (95.7 FM; WEBSTER CITY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KCCQ (105.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUEL (92.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KIAQ (96.9 FM; CLARION, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K206BF (89.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Stratford:

  • 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)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K25FA (Channel 25; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K47EK (Channel 47; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K49DZ (Channel 49; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K55GV (Channel 55; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K57GN (Channel 57; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K61GF (Channel 61; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1.8 Mi E 1.5 Mi S D46 & R21 Junction (Lat: 42.348028 Lon: -93.894111), Call Sign: WYL774
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.725 MHzGrant Date: 12/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/10/2024, Certifier: Marty JohnsonRegistrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • CONRAD MM, Conrad Mm - 1443 390th St (Lat: 42.224722 Lon: -92.885278), Type: Upole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPVP771
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2012, Expiration Date: 07/29/2022, Certifier: James LaplantRegistrant: Micro-Comm, Inc, 15895 S Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • CONRAD ET, Conrad Et - 3872 Fenton Ave (Lat: 42.228056 Lon: -92.871944), Type: Tank, Structure height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WPZP632
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHzGrant Date: 01/10/2014, Expiration Date: 02/13/2024, Certifier: James LaplantRegistrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STRATFORD, 301 Teneyck Ave (Lat: 42.265639 Lon: -93.925417), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQOX693
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/28/2022, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • STRATFORD, 3595 Yale Ave. (Lat: 42.270306 Lon: -93.942611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQQ931
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 02/14/2013, Expiration Date: 02/14/2023, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stratford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 25FT , Serial Number: 27-7754038, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/2002
    Registrant (Corporation): Storm Aviation Inc, 3102 Bells Mill Rd, Stratford, IA 50249
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 36167 , Serial Number: 28-7890497, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 3102 Bells Mill Rd, Stratford, IA 50249
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 382JM , Serial Number: 32R8229026, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 12/24/1981
    Registrant (Corporation): Storm Aviation Inc, 3102 Bells Mill Rd, Stratford, IA 50249
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 75298 , Serial Number: 32R-7680287, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 05/14/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Storm Aviation Inc, 3102 Bells Mill Rd, Stratford, IA 50249

Most common first names in Stratford, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1279.7 years
Anna1086.5 years
Hazel979.8 years
Robert971.9 years
Mabel985.3 years
Clara889.9 years
Florence881.0 years
Roy781.0 years
Carl781.4 years
Leonard785.1 years
Most common last names in Stratford, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson2678.2 years
Johnson2581.1 years
Carlson2080.4 years
Bergman1778.9 years
Peterson1582.2 years
Westrum1279.6 years
Erickson1284.6 years
Gabrielson881.6 years
Kelley770.7 years
Swanson774.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Stratford compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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