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Population in 2012: 2,839 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.0%
 

Males: 1,413  (49.8%)
Females: 1,426  (50.2%)

Median resident age:  35.6 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52339.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,066 (it was $35,531 in 2000)
Tama:

$42,066
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,135

Tama city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,347 (it was $59,900 in 2000)
Tama:

$78,347
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $94,387; Detached houses: $93,372; Townhouses or other attached units: $65,986; In 2-unit structures: $100,107; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $513,226; Mobile homes: $15,886

Median gross rent in 2012: $661.

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  • White alone - 2,056 (71.6%)
  • Hispanic - 595 (20.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 171 (6.0%)
  • Two or more races - 41 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tama: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.2%), United States (9.7%), Irish (9.0%), English (6.5%), Czech (4.5%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/16/1887

Elevation: 831 feet

Land area: 3.02 square miles.

Population density: 941 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Tama:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tama city:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

231 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia).

This city:  8.0%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Tama, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Tama to the number of sex offenders is 237 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,191 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,009 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (38.2 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (179.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (252.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Toledo, IA (1.4 miles ), Montour, IA (2.7 miles ), Chelsea, IA (3.1 miles ), Vining, IA (3.2 miles) , Garwin, IA (3.2 miles ), Le Grand, IA (3.3 miles ), Clutier, IA (3.4 miles ), Holiday Lake, IA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $49,500
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $49,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $132,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

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Latitude: 41.97 N, Longitude: 92.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 641

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Crime rates in Tama (2004):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 assaults (150.2 per 100,000)
  • 7 burglaries (262.9 per 100,000)
  • 23 thefts (863.7 per 100,000)
  • 4 auto thefts (150.2 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 88.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.0)

Crime rates in Tama (2005):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 assaults (224.8 per 100,000)
  • 9 burglaries (337.2 per 100,000)
  • 26 thefts (974.1 per 100,000)
  • 5 auto thefts (187.3 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 114.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 312.9)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Iowa average:

1.72

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Tama, Iowa accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+0.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Tama-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 214% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Tama city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 tornado 25.3 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tama County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Andre Roberts (mixed martial artist) - Martial artist, Lewis Haines Wentz - Oilman.


Hospital/medical center in Tama:

  • SUNNY HILL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1708 HARDING STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Tama:

  • CARRINGTON PLACE OF TOLEDO (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; TOLEDO, IA)
  • TAMA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH AND HO (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; TOLEDO, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Tama, IA

Airports located in Tama:

  • Tama Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 50, Itinerant Ops: 1,000, Local Ops: 1,000)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tama:

  • Hawkeye Community College (about 35 miles; Waterloo, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,189)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 39 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 48 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 9,715)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 55 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Iowa State University (about 56 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • University of Iowa (about 58 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,313)
  • Drake University (about 61 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)

Public high schools in Tama:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tama:

See full list of schools located in Tama, School District: SOUTH TAMA COUNTY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Tama:

  • LOUISE & LUCILE HINK/TAMA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $125,453; Location: 401 SIEGEL ST; 27,273 books; 279 audio materials; 842 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 56 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Tama: Tama Toledo Country Club (A), Tama (B), Tama Emergency Medical Services (C), Tama Civic Center (D), Tama Fire Department (E), Tama Police Headquarters (F), Tama Public Library (G), Toledo Police Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tama include: Assembly of God Church (A), Reformed Baptist Church (B), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (C), Saint Patrick's Catholic Church (D), Living Faith United Methodist Church (E), Fellowship Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Cherry Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Deer Creek (A), Tama Mud Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Tama County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Tama that have no violations reported:

  • CONROY WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 320, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CHELSEA WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 287, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.3%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 47.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.7% for American Indian residents, 10.7% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
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: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tama, IA

52 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
60 people in nursing homes in 2000

Tama compared to Iowa state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Tama (2011 data):

  • Lincoln Savings Bank: Tama Branch at 214 West Fourth Street, branch established on 1996/08/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $582.9 mil, Deposits: $430.7 mil, headquarters in Cedar Falls, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Lincoln Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tama travel time to work - commute


Tama mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tama city (based on Tama County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.08%
Here52.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents32.8%31.6%13.7%10.6%4.9%
Congregations20.5%23.1%7.7%10.3%7.7%
NameAssemblies of GodLutheran ChurchChristian and Missionary AllianceChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents1.5%1.4%1.3%1.0%1.3%
Congregations7.7%2.6%5.1%2.6%12.8%
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
Tama County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Tama County:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Tama County:

28.1%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.8%
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
Other Government Administration 2$5,508$33,0487$2,077
Police Protection - Officers 5$14,139$33,9341$642
Streets and Highways 3$7,457$29,8280$0
Health 1$2,657$31,8840$0
Local Libraries 1$2,214$26,5685$2,856
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$886
Totals for Government 12$31,975$31,97515$6,461

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $202,000 ($71.15)
    General: $189,000 ($66.57)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($11.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($5.28)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $378,000 ($133.15)
    Police Protection: $265,000 ($93.34)
    Regular Highways: $263,000 ($92.64)
    Water Utilities: $183,000 ($64.46)
    Health Services - Other: $93,000 ($32.76)
    Libraries: $89,000 ($31.35)
    Financial Administration: $63,000 ($22.19)
    General - Other: $57,000 ($20.08)
    Fire Protection: $46,000 ($16.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($8.10)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($7.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($3.52)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($2.82)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($1.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $108,000 ($38.04)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($5.28)
    General: $1,000 ($0.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $42,000 ($14.79)
    Water Utilities: $39,000 ($13.74)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($3.52)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($1.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $413,000 ($145.47)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $386,000 ($135.96)
    All Other: $113,000 ($39.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($5.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $97,000 ($34.17)
    Health & Hospitals: $6,000 ($2.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $138,000 ($48.61)
    Property Sale Other: $100,000 ($35.22)
    General Revenue, NEC: $52,000 ($18.32)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($9.16)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $238,000 ($83.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $220,000 ($77.49)
    General Support: $40,000 ($14.09)
    Health & Hospitals: $20,000 ($7.04)
    All Other: $3,000 ($1.06)
  • Tax - Property: $652,000 ($229.66)
    Public Utilities: $39,000 ($13.74)
    NEC: $8,000 ($2.82)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,200,000 ($774.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $550,000 ($193.73)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,387,000 ($488.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $263,000 ($92.64)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,337,000 ($470.94)

5.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,215 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
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 Marshall County, IA  1.06% ($36,027 average AGI)
from Black Hawk County, IA  0.75% ($43,577)
from Benton County, IA  0.42% ($34,931)


6.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
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 Marshall County, IA  1.32% ($30,000 average AGI)
to Black Hawk County, IA  0.91% ($49,587)
to Benton County, IA  0.34% ($30,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tama:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFJB (1230 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tama:

  • KZAT-FM (95.5 FM; BELLE PLAINE, IA; Owner: CAMRORY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRTI (106.7 FM; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSKB (99.1 FM; BROOKLYN, IA; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • K205CZ (88.9 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tama:

  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • 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.)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KDAO-LP (Channel 45; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MTN BROADCASTING, INC.)

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

Tama, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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

Tama fatal accident list:

Sep 3, 2007 02:32 AM, Mcclellan St, 10th St, Lat: 41.968328, Lon: -92.578039, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Sep 6, 1995 06:47 PM, Hall St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 4, 1990 02:45 AM, Mcclennan, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 26, 1986 00:35 AM, W 13th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 30, 1977 01:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 11, 1976 11:18 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tama)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Tama, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, 2000 Mc Clellan St (Lat: 41.978583 Lon: -92.577944), Overall height: 29.9 m, Call Sign: WNTP441
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/2002, Expiration Date: 07/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/18/2008
    Registrant: Interstate Power And Light Company, 1000 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-4700, Phone: (563) 584-7374, Fax: (563) 599-0780, Email:
  • 303 Mc Clellan (Lat: 41.962194 Lon: -92.578500), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WPNI836
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/1997, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Phone: (319) 365-9431
  • RS 14 15 MW RPTR 913, 3 Miles Nnw (Lat: 42.020556 Lon: -92.599167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQDT298
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2005, Expiration Date: 10/25/2015, Certifier: Thomas C Floyd
    Registrant: Northern Border Pipeline, 23677 230th Ave., Eldridge, IA 52748, Phone: (563) 289-3338, Fax: (563) 289-3513, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tama)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8187A , Serial Number: 25039, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1955
    Registrant (Corporation): Tama Airways Inc, 612 State St, Tama, IA 52339


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Tama, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3876.3 years
Mary3384.6 years
Frank3078.9 years
Charles3078.8 years
William2675.4 years
James2576.7 years
Robert2370.7 years
Anna2188.0 years
Edward1876.3 years
Agnes1783.1 years
Most common last names in Tama, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2677.8 years
Davis1279.4 years
Anderson1170.4 years
Prusha1174.6 years
Benda1179.6 years
Youngbear1166.3 years
Backen1077.5 years
Davenport1074.1 years
Johnson1072.3 years
Dolash976.4 years

Businesses in Tama, IA

  • Curves: 1
  • H&R Block: 1


Tama on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Arts, entertainment, and recreation"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Arts, entertainment, and recreation"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors"
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  • Paula M. Kellogg (1)
  • Tonya Probasco (1)
  • Jeffrey Kellogg (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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