Villisca, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 1,209 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.0%
 
Males: 545  (45.1%)
Females: 664  (54.9%)
Median resident age:  43.4 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50864.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,052 (it was $26,694 in 2000)
Villisca:

$30,052
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,307 (it was $14,067 in 2000)

Villisca city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $59,417 (it was $36,800 in 2000)
Villisca:

$59,417
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $455.

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  • Races in Villisca, IA (2010)

    Villisca races chart
    • 1,19295.2%White alone
    • 373.0%Hispanic
    • 110.9%American Indian alone
    • 50.4%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Villisca: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.2%), Irish (20.5%), Swedish (9.6%), English (8.3%), United States (5.7%), Norwegian (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/3/1869

Elevation: 1080 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 633 people per square mile   (low).

Villisca,IA real estate house value index trend

Villisca, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Villisca:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Villisca city:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Villisca, Iowa as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Villisca to the number of sex offenders is 246 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,174 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $645 (1.3%)

Villisca satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (51.3 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (58.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (383.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nodaway, IA (2.1 miles) , Hepburn, IA (2.4 miles) , Stanton, IA (2.7 miles ), Carbon, IA (3.4 miles) , Corning, IA (3.6 miles ), Clarinda, IA (3.7 miles ), Red Oak, IA (3.8 miles ), New Market, IA (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $49,600
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $179,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $92,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.93 N, Longitude: 94.98 W

Area code: 712

Villisca household income distribution Villisca home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-0.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Villisca, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Villisca-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Villisca city center injured 3 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Villisca-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.2 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 414.4 miles away from Villisca center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 238.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 320.2 miles away from Villisca 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 403.6 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 Montgomery County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Villisca topographic map

Birthplace of: Judd Holdren - Film actor, Lynn King - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Villisca:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - VILLISCA (202 NORTH CENTRAL AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Villisca:

  • STANTON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; STANTON, IA)
  • MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CLARINDA, IA)
  • ALEGENT HEALTH MERCY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CORNING, IA)
  • ALEGENT HEALTH AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CORNING, IA)
  • WEL HOME HEALTH OF RED OAK (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; RED OAK, IA)
  • RED OAK REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RED OAK, IA)
  • CORNING NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CORNING, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Villisca:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 41 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 50 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Bellevue University (about 52 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Creighton University (about 56 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 57 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 58 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 59 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)

Public high school in Villisca:

Public elementary/middle school in Villisca:

See full list of schools located in Villisca

Library in Villisca:

  • VILLISCA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $48,691; Location: 204 S 3RD AVE; 13,376 books; 624 audio materials; 594 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 24 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Villisca: Villisca (A), Villisca Elevator Incorporated Elevator (B), Olson/Linn Museum (C), Axe Murder House (D), Villisca Public Library (E), Villisca City Hall (F), Villisca Ambulance Service (G), Villisca Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Villisca include: Advent Christian Church (A), Mount Calvary Lutheran Church (B), Presbyterian Church (C), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (D), United Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Carlisle Cemetery (1), Villisca Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Pheasants Galore (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 323 East 4th Street), Olson Linn Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 323 East 4th Street).

Montgomery 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 2012 was 72.0. This is about average.

City:

72.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.89
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.5%
(25.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 84.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
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: 0.4% of all households
36 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
58 people in nursing homes in 2000

Villisca, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Villisca compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Villisca (2011 data):

  • Bank Iowa: Villisca Branch at 300 South Third Avenue, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/05: Bank assets: $1,089.9 mil, Deposits: $913.9 mil, headquarters in West Des Moines, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Iowa Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Villisca city (based on Montgomery County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,91317
Evangelical Protestant1,16410
Catholic6052
Other-1
None5,058-
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
Montgomery County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Montgomery County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

27.8%
Iowa:

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

20.9%
State:

14.5%
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 0$0 7$3,551
Streets and Highways 1$4,756$57,0720$0
Water Supply 2$5,968$35,8081$1,027
Local Libraries 0$0 3$1,895
Totals for Government 3$10,724$42,89611$6,473

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($37.22)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $196,000 ($162.12)
    Water Utilities: $172,000 ($142.27)
    Sewerage: $87,000 ($71.96)
    Police Protection: $82,000 ($67.82)
    Libraries: $56,000 ($46.32)
    General - Other: $55,000 ($45.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $40,000 ($33.09)
    Fire Protection: $21,000 ($17.37)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($16.54)
    Health Services - Other: $18,000 ($14.89)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($5.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($4.14)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($2.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($1.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($9.93)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $249,000 ($205.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($5.79)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $97,000 ($80.23)
    All Other: $30,000 ($24.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($10.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($6.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($30.60)
    General Support: $7,000 ($5.79)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $51,000 ($42.18)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($14.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $173,000 ($143.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $108,000 ($89.33)
    General Support: $23,000 ($19.02)
    All Other: $5,000 ($4.14)
  • Tax - Property: $224,000 ($185.28)
    Total General Sales: $86,000 ($71.13)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($6.62)
    NEC: $3,000 ($2.48)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $125,000 ($103.39)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $210,000 ($173.70)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $175,000 ($144.75)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $105,000 ($86.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $35,000 ($28.95)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($16.54)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $516,000 ($426.80)

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,457 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 Pottawattamie County, IA  0.56% ($32,391 average AGI)
from Page County, IA  0.54% ($26,818)
from Mills County, IA  0.39% ($28,125)


5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,829 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
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 Page County, IA  0.61% ($32,480 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.53% ($35,591)
to Pottawattamie County, IA  0.51% ($29,381)

Strongest AM radio stations in Villisca:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Villisca:

  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCSI (95.3 FM; RED OAK, IA; Owner: HAWKEYE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKBZ (99.3 FM; CLARINDA, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KRSS (93.5 FM; TARKIO, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Villisca:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

Villisca fatal accident list:

Mar 23, 1991 08:15 PM, 71, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 560Total average daily traffic
  • 56Total average daily truck traffic
  • 680Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • City Hall Bldg (Lat: 40.941111 Lon: -94.987194), Call Sign: KKC752
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2012, Expiration Date: 06/15/2022
    Registrant: City Of Villisca, 318 S 3rd Ave, Villisca, IA 50864, Phone: (712) 826-2282, Fax: (712) 826-3181, Email:
  • Enarson Elementary Bldg (Lat: 40.937222 Lon: -94.971083), Call Sign: KNGY542, Licensee ID: L00680196
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.9200 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/22/2003, Expiration Date: 07/20/2013
    Registrant: Villisca Community School District
  • 2 Mi W Hwy 71 1 Mi S (Lat: 40.914444 Lon: -95.022472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 59 m, Call Sign: WPKX671
    Assigned Frequencies: 857.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/06/2012, Expiration Date: 09/09/2022, Certifier: Lawrence J Plotzke
    Registrant: Interstate Power And Light Company, 1000 Main St Suite 769, Dubuque, IA 52001-4723, Phone: (563) 584-7374, Fax: (563) 557-2259, Email:
  • Hwy J 20 1.25 Mi E Hwy 71 (Lat: 40.848611 Lon: -94.958583), Call Sign: KNCL966, Licensee ID: L00026285
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/19/2001, Expiration Date: 01/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2012
    Registrant: James R Olenius, Rt 1a Box 145, Villisca, IA 50864, Phone: (712) 826-8246
  • Hwy 71 5 Mi S (Lat: 40.845833 Lon: -94.987750), Call Sign: WZS982, Licensee ID: L00793149
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2004, Expiration Date: 01/11/2014
    Registrant: Neil V Mc Coy, 1285 Us Hwy 71, Villisca, IA 50864, Phone: (712) 826-8204
  • Lat: 40.934361 Lon: -94.982444, Call Sign: WQOH303
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/26/2011, Expiration Date: 09/26/2021, Certifier: Jessie Forsythe
    Registrant: Innovation Wireless, 11869 Teale Street, Culver City, CA 90230, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • CLARINDA/BRADDY, 2 Mi W 2.5 Mi N (Lat: 40.777778 Lon: -95.076389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WMS685
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 10617.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • VILLISCA, 2 Mi W Of Hwy 71 1 Mi S Of (Lat: 40.914444 Lon: -95.022472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WOP83
    Assigned Frequencies: 942.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/2008, Expiration Date: 03/10/2018
    Registrant: Central Iowa Power Cooperative, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406, Phone: (319) 366-4512, Fax: (319) 366-6328, Email:
  • Lat: 40.916667 Lon: -94.966917, Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WPNJ751
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/1998, Expiration Date: 03/05/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2003
    Registrant: Phone: (412) 430-3974
  • VILLISCA, 2476 Union Ave (Lat: 40.946889 Lon: -94.974361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQCL346
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2005, Expiration Date: 03/30/2015, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Villisca, 2925 250th Street Approx 2.4 Miles Nw Of Villisca (Lat: 40.941389 Lon: -95.020389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 122.8 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQJI866
    Assigned Frequencies: 6135.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2008, Expiration Date: 09/24/2018, Certifier: Robert L Mauer
    Registrant: Rsa 1 Limited Partnership Dba Cellular 29 Plus, 404 Howland Street, Emerson, IA 51533, Phone: (712) 370-8008, Fax: (712) 824-7792, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • 133 North Third Ave. (Lat: 40.933861 Lon: -94.976917), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: KNKC880
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.780 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/20/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2004
    Registrant: Law Offices Of Hill & Welch, 1330 New Hampshire Ave., N.W. #113, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 775-0070

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB0NWB, Licensee ID: L00844592
    Grant Date: 05/14/2004, Expiration Date: 07/14/2014
    Registrant: Adam E Wainwright, 201 E. 2nd Street, Villisca, IA 50864
  • Call Sign: W0HLL, Previous Call Sign: KA0HLL, Licensee ID: L01360845
    Grant Date: 01/23/2008, Expiration Date: 01/23/2018
    Registrant: Carl W Johnson, 100 E. High St., Villisca, IA 50864-1026
  • Call Sign: WA0DYV
    Grant Date: 11/10/1987, Expiration Date: 11/10/1997, Cancellation Date: 11/11/1999
    Registrant: Edward E Reynolds, 129 N 4th Ave, Villisca, IA 50864
  • Call Sign: KC0OJZ, Licensee ID: L00594367
    Grant Date: 09/17/2012, Expiration Date: 11/14/2022, Certifier: Gregory J Beckett
    Registrant: Gregory J Beckett, 217 West First, Villisca, IA 50864
  • Call Sign: KD0BLH, Licensee ID: L01316859
    Grant Date: 08/22/2007, Expiration Date: 08/22/2017, Certifier: Irapaul M Rulla
    Registrant: Irapaul M Rulla, 301 S U Ave, Villisca, IA 50864

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4175F , Serial Number: 46075, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 10/15/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Keith Gay Brian, 601 S 2nd Ave, Villisca, IA 50864
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210L (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 444CL , Serial Number: 21060910, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 07/11/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): K G L Aviation Inc, 3092 155th St, Villisca, IA 50864
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6772F , Serial Number: 15063372, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Floyd K Taber, 122 W High St, Villisca, IA 50864
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8009B , Serial Number: 29809, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 04/19/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Floyd K Taber, 122 W High St, Villisca, IA 50864

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Villisca, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2280.2 years
Mary1584.9 years
James1476.4 years
Robert1371.1 years
Harold1276.6 years
Harry1283.0 years
Fred1278.3 years
William1282.6 years
Anna1182.5 years
Florence1181.9 years
Most common last names in Villisca, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1781.9 years
Johnson1682.9 years
Peterson1378.3 years
Means1182.5 years
Anderson1185.8 years
Smith1176.1 years
Fisher1185.4 years
Lewis1182.1 years
White1076.7 years
Gray1074.6 years

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  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers"
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