Tipton, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 3,202 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 1,575  (49.2%)
Females: 1,627  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52772.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,551 (it was $36,778 in 2000)
Tipton:

$47,551
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,320 (it was $17,494 in 2000)

Tipton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $116,180 (it was $83,500 in 2000)
Tipton:

$116,180
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $675.

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  • Races in Tipton, IA (2010)

    Tipton races chart
    • 3,12296.9%White alone
    • 461.4%Hispanic
    • 260.8%Two or more races
    • 90.3%Black alone
    • 100.3%Asian alone
    • 60.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tipton: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.7%), Irish (12.9%), English (6.9%), United States (6.4%), Norwegian (4.2%), Czech (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/27/1857

Elevation: 816 feet

Land area: 1.82 square miles.

Population density: 1,758 people per square mile   (low).

Tipton,IA real estate house value index trend

Tipton, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Tipton:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tipton city:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 11.9%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Tipton, Iowa as of July 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Tipton to the number of sex offenders is 3,201 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,548 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,431 (1.3%)

Tipton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (21.9 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (126.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (177.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rochester, IA (2.6 miles) , Bennett, IA (2.9 miles ), Stanwood, IA (2.9 miles ), Clarence, IA (3.0 miles ), Mechanicsville, IA (3.4 miles ), Lowden, IA (3.5 miles ), West Branch, IA (3.6 miles ), New Liberty, IA (3.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $181,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.77 N, Longitude: 91.13 W

Area code: 563

Tipton household income distribution Tipton home values distribution

Crime rates in Tipton by Year
Type 2002 2003 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0120100
per 100,000 0.031.466.70.030.90.00.0
Robberies 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 4405041
per 100,000 126.3125.50.0165.10.0124.431.3
Burglaries 314491012
per 100,000 94.8439.4133.5297.230.90.0375.8
Thefts 31202832333351
per 100,000 979.2627.7934.31,056.81,019.11,026.41,597.2
Auto thefts 0131100
per 100,000 0.031.4100.133.030.90.00.0
Arson 0100010
per 100,000 0.031.40.00.00.031.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 278.6) 74.0113.0112.5102.873.068.6100.4

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Crime rate in Tipton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.88
Iowa average:

1.70
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +118 (+3.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Tipton, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tipton-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Tipton city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center injured 47 people and caused $15 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tipton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% 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 286.5 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 266.2 miles away from Tipton center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 117.2 miles away from the city 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 316.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 286.4 miles away from Tipton center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 272.1 miles away from the city 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 Cedar County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tipton topographic map

Birthplace of: Daria O'Neill - Television meteorologist, Bertha Lum - Artist, Joseph P. O'Hara - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Tipton:

  • CEDAR COUNTY PHNS (400 CEDAR STREET)
  • CEDAR MANOR NURSING HOME (1200 MULBERRY STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Tipton:

  • CLARENCE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CLARENCE, IA)
  • CRESTVIEW NURSING AND REHAB CENT (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WEST BRANCH, IA)
  • SIMPSON MEMORIAL HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WEST LIBERTY, IA)

airports located in Tipton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tipton:

  • University of Iowa (about 23 miles; Iowa City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,735)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 29 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 33 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 34 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 34 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Augustana College (about 36 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Black Hawk College (about 41 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)

Public high school in Tipton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tipton:

See full list of schools located in Tipton

Library in Tipton:

  • TIPTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $192,886; Location: 206 CEDAR ST; 19,098 books; 232 audio materials; 804 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 35 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • You might add to the list of FM stations the Kirkwood Community College jazz station KCCK on 88.3 in Cedar Rapids and 106.9 in Iowa City.

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Notable locations in Tipton: Cedar County Jail (A), Cedar County Law Enforcement Center (B), Cedar County Courthouse (C), Tipton Police Department (D), Tipton Fire Department (E), Tipton Public Library (F), Tipton Ambulance Service (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tipton include: United Methodist Church (A), Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Tipton Bible Church (C), Saint Marys Parish (D), First United Church of Christ (E), Cedar Street Baptist Church (F), Apostolic Church of Tipton (G), Calvary Church (H), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tipton include: First Public High School West of the Mississippi Historical Marker (1), Tipton City Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Cedar County - Magistrate's Court (Courthouse).

Cedar 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 2013 was 61.9. This is better than average.

City:

61.9
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.31. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.31
U.S.:

1.91

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.8%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 91.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.4%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
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

People in group quarters in Tipton in 2010:

  • 57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Tipton in 2000:

  • 62 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Tipton, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Tipton (2011 data):

  • Community State Bank: at 509 Lynn St, branch established on 1894/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/18: Bank assets: $96.8 mil, Deposits: $85.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Company
  • Liberty Trust & Savings Bank: Tipton Branch at South At Cedar, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $135.1 mil, Deposits: $104.6 mil, headquarters in Durant, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Bancorporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Tipton Branch at 102 East Fifth Street, branch established on 1933/02/19. 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
  • Citizens Savings Bank: Cedar Branch at 427 Cedar, branch established on 1948/11/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $115.8 mil, Deposits: $102.6 mil, headquarters in Anamosa, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tipton city (based on Cedar County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,25019
Catholic1,7593
Evangelical Protestant98710
Other4-
None10,499-
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: 6
Cedar County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Cedar County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

7.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cedar County:

27.6%
Iowa:

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

7.2%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tipton:

48.0%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.8%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Tipton:

29.2
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.3%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tipton:

12.7%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Tipton:

53.5%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Tipton:

74.9%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tipton, 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 2$10,483$62,8986$1,996
Police - Other 6$24,443$48,8861$828
Fire - Other 0$0 5$1,280
Streets and Highways 7$26,245$44,9910$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,980$35,7601$593
Parks and Recreation 1$3,432$41,18427$8,928
Electric Power 6$26,732$53,4640$0
Gas Supply 2$8,767$52,6020$0
Local Libraries 1$2,874$34,4887$4,513
Other and Unallocable 6$19,756$39,51221$5,217
Totals for Government 32$125,712$47,14268$23,355

Tipton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $852,000 ($266.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $275,000 ($85.88)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,496,000 ($779.51)
    Gas Utilities: $2,000,000 ($624.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $415,000 ($129.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $402,000 ($125.55)
    Police Protection: $392,000 ($122.42)
    General - Other: $326,000 ($101.81)
    Water Utilities: $305,000 ($95.25)
    Sewerage: $209,000 ($65.27)
    Regular Highways: $189,000 ($59.03)
    Libraries: $168,000 ($52.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $147,000 ($45.91)
    Financial Administration: $117,000 ($36.54)
    Health - Other: $114,000 ($35.60)
    Air Transportation: $61,000 ($19.05)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($6.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($3.12)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($1.87)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($18.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $177,000 ($55.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $243,000 ($75.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $123,000 ($38.41)
    Gas Utilities: $27,000 ($8.43)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($4.37)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($2.81)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($1.87)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,380,000 ($430.98)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $64,000 ($19.99)

Tipton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $493,000 ($153.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $297,000 ($92.75)
    All Other: $159,000 ($49.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000 ($27.17)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $11,000 ($3.44)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($1.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $44,000 ($13.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $77,000 ($24.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $423,000 ($132.10)
    Interest Earnings: $228,000 ($71.21)
    Rents: $177,000 ($55.28)
    Sale of Property: $55,000 ($17.18)
    Special Assessments: $14,000 ($4.37)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($1.87)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,638,000 ($1136.16)
    Gas Utilities: $1,956,000 ($610.87)
    Water Utilities: $535,000 ($167.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $264,000 ($82.45)
    All Other: $109,000 ($34.04)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.94)
  • Tax - Property: $993,000 ($310.12)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $116,000 ($36.23)
    Public Utilities Sales: $18,000 ($5.62)
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000 ($2.19)
    Other License: $4,000 ($1.25)

Tipton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,046,000 ($2512.80)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,821,000 ($2442.54)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,250,000 ($390.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,025,000 ($320.11)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $442,000 ($138.04)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,496,000 ($1716.43)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $890,000 ($277.95)

5.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
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 Johnson County, IA  0.98% ($39,875 average AGI)
from Muscatine County, IA  0.88% ($38,862)
from Linn County, IA  0.80% ($29,203)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,765 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Johnson County, IA  1.18% ($40,273 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.94% ($32,600)
to Scott County, IA  0.69% ($32,922)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tipton:

  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXIC (800 AM; 1 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tipton:

  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWCC (93.1 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBOB-FM (104.9 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K295AC (106.9 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Tipton:

  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • K64DG (Channel 64; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: R B SHELDAHL)
  • K62FU (Channel 62; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Tipton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Tipton fatal accident list:

Jul 5, 1988 87:99 PM, 4921, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • NEW TANK, 302 Lynn St. (Lat: 41.768361 Lon: -91.129528), Type: Tank, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 54.8 m, Call Sign: KBL754
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.100 MHzGrant Date: 12/24/2014, Expiration Date: 01/11/2025Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401 A Connecticut Ave Nw 232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Email:
  • CEDARSHERIFF, 711 E South Street (Lat: 41.761972 Lon: -91.122389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 67 m, Call Sign: WQK926
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHzGrant Date: 06/13/2000, Expiration Date: 07/05/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006Registrant: Radio Communications Company In C, 2131 North Towne Lane Ne, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402, Phone: (319) 393-7150, Fax: (319) 393-9273
  • Nw Side At Rr Tracks (Lat: 41.781139 Lon: -91.147667), Call Sign: KZU812, Licensee ID: L00017694
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/1999, Expiration Date: 03/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2004Registrant: Manatts Inc, Brooklyn, IA 52211
  • Lat: 41.760278 Lon: -91.147444, Call Sign: WQHM941
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.362 MHz, 467.362 MHzGrant Date: 09/13/2007, Expiration Date: 09/13/2017, Certifier: Chriss SteffenRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • 1200 Mulberry St (Lat: 41.778056 Lon: -91.125000), Call Sign: WQKE860
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.237 MHz, 462.337 MHz, 467.337 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.437 MHz, 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 462.262 MHz... (+5 more)Grant Date: 04/23/2009, Expiration Date: 04/23/2019, Certifier: Judy KaeserRegistrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-8353, Phone: (952) 469-0224, Fax: (952) 469-0170, Email:
  • 1086 273rd Street (Lat: 41.693000 Lon: -91.155500), Call Sign: WQSE622
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.340 MHz, 159.660 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/2013, Expiration Date: 09/10/2023, Certifier: Randy SidersRegistrant: Business Radio, 1418 5th Street, Coralville, IA 52241, Phone: (319) 354-2204, Fax: (319) 351-2938, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • STATION, E Side Of Hwy 38 N Of (Lat: 41.781944 Lon: -91.126528), Structure height: 7.9 m, Call Sign: WNEZ730
    Assigned Frequencies: 21975.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/08/1999, Expiration Date: 09/15/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/03/2008Registrant: Kirkwood Community College, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd Sw, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Phone: (319) 310-5963, Fax: (319) 398-1024, Email:
  • TIPTON_DT, 777 7th Street (Lat: 41.772778 Lon: -91.119167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 69 m, Overall height: 70.7 m, Call Sign: WPYW922, Licensee ID: L00127162
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/17/2013, Expiration Date: 11/19/2023, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Uscoc Of Greater Iowa, LLC
  • Tipton, 1010 E 7th St (Lat: 41.773111 Lon: -91.113750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQJN730
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 11/11/2008, Expiration Date: 11/11/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2015, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • County Main, 711 E South St (Lat: 41.761972 Lon: -91.122389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 67 m, Call Sign: WQRU497
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/29/2013, Expiration Date: 07/29/2023, Certifier: Jill RandolphRegistrant: Graybill Communications, 305 Miller Rd., Hiawatha, IA 52233, Phone: (319) 393-5456, Fax: (319) 393-5458, Email:
  • Court House, 101 E 5th St (Lat: 41.769778 Lon: -91.127583), Type: Building, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQRU500
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/29/2013, Expiration Date: 07/29/2023, Certifier: Jill RandolphRegistrant: Graybill Communications, 305 Miller Rd., Hiawatha, IA 52233, Phone: (319) 393-5456, Fax: (319) 393-5458, Email:
  • TIPTON, 777 7th Street (Lat: 41.772778 Lon: -91.119167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 69 m, Overall height: 70.7 m, Call Sign: WEF257
    Assigned Frequencies: 23175.5 MHz, 13037.5 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/2000, Expiration Date: 03/08/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/03/2008Registrant: Kirkwood Community College, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd Sw, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Phone: (319) 310-5963, Fax: (319) 398-1024, Email:
  • TIPTON, 3.6 Mi S (Lat: 41.719722 Lon: -91.140556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WLV441, Licensee ID: L00127162
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2006, Certifier: John E RooneyRegistrant: Uscoc Of Greater Iowa, Inc.

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tipton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Tipton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tipton, IA
Most common first names in Tipton, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4580.1 years
Mary4280.1 years
John3875.8 years
Robert3277.7 years
Charles2677.6 years
Dorothy2581.3 years
James2268.9 years
Margaret2283.4 years
Donald2076.3 years
Clarence2080.6 years
Most common last names in Tipton, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1879.3 years
Ford1881.1 years
Stout1583.9 years
Nebergall1584.7 years
Williams1475.2 years
Anderson1272.3 years
Frederick1177.6 years
Petersen1082.0 years
Moore1083.2 years
Schroeder1082.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Tipton, IA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1La-Z-Boy1
Curves1Lane Furniture1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1Walmart1

Tipton compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
There are 13 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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