Walford, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 1,448 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.3%
 
Males: 753  (52.0%)
Females: 695  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52351.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $92,791 (it was $67,833 in 2000)
Walford:

$92,791
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $31,157 (it was $21,370 in 2000)

Walford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $219,293 (it was $157,000 in 2000)
Walford:

$219,293
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $574.

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  • Races in Walford, IA (2010)

    Walford races chart
    • 1,43998.4%White alone
    • 100.7%Two or more races
    • 90.6%Hispanic
    • 40.3%Asian alone
    • 10.07%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Walford: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (44.0%), Irish (10.1%), Swedish (5.6%), Norwegian (4.8%), English (4.8%), Czech (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/15/1954

Elevation: 790 feet

Land area: 0.96 square miles.

Population density: 1,510 people per square mile   (low).

Walford,IA real estate house value index trend

Walford, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Walford:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Walford city:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,827 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,661 (1.2%)

Walford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (11.2 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (149.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (214.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fairfax, IA (2.0 miles ), East Amana, IA (2.2 miles) , Norway, IA (2.2 miles ), Amana, IA (2.4 miles ), Middle Amana, IA (2.6 miles ), High Amana, IA (2.7 miles) , Swisher, IA (2.8 miles ), Watkins, IA (2.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 43 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $196,800
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $199,900
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $212,400
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $218,200
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $259,500
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $261,200
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.88 N, Longitude: 91.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 319

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

4.6%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +972 (+385.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Walford, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Walford-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the Walford city center .

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 tornado 19.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Walford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% 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 315.7 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 296.7 miles away from Walford 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 154.4 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 344.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 348.1 miles away from Walford 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 315.8 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 Benton County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Walford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Walford:

  • ESSENCE OF LIFE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; AMANA, IA)
  • COLONIAL MANOR OF AMANA (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; AMANA, IA)
  • HERITAGE NURSING AND REHAB CENTE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • WEST RIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • METH-WICK HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • TANAGER PLACE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER - CEDAR RAPIDS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)

Airports located in Walford:

Operable nuclear power plant near Walford:

  • 13 miles: Duane Arnold in Palo, IA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walford:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 10 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 22 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 46 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 55 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 65 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 67 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 69 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)

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Notable locations in Walford: Walford (A), Walford City Hall (B), Fairfax Volunteer Fire Department - Walford Community Center (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Walford: Clover Ridge United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Benton 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 78.9. This is about average.

City:

78.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.228. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.228
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.761. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.761
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 22.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.51
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Walford and their reported violations in the past:

CLOVER RIDGE SUBDIVISION (Population served: 432, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
CORRIDOR RIDGE SUBDIVISION (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-11-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-11-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-17-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.3%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  86.4%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
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: 0.2% of all households

Walford, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Walford compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Walford (2011 data):

  • Farmers Savings Bank: at 345 Highway 151 W, branch established on 1902/09/15. Info updated 2007/12/07: Bank assets: $44.9 mil, Deposits: $39.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Terry Bancorporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Walford city (based on Benton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,07019
Mainline Protestant4,43321
Catholic4,2018
Other1203
None12,252-
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: 5
Benton County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Benton County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Benton County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Benton County:

27.9%
Iowa:

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

16.1%
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$3,695
Streets and Highways 2$8,713$52,2780$0
Totals for Government 2$8,713$52,2787$3,695

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

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $202,000 ($139.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $61,000 ($42.13)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $154,000 ($106.35)
    General - Other: $138,000 ($95.30)
    Sewerage: $90,000 ($62.15)
    Fire Protection: $26,000 ($17.96)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($9.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($6.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($6.22)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($6.22)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($4.83)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($2.76)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($7.60)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $26,000 ($17.96)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($7.60)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($6.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($6.91)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($2.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($15.19)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $71,000 ($49.03)
    All Other: $12,000 ($8.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($1.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($8.29)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($4.14)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $98,000 ($67.68)
    General Support: $23,000 ($15.88)
    All Other: $2,000 ($1.38)
  • Tax - Property: $319,000 ($220.30)
    NEC: $3,000 ($2.07)
    Total General Sales: $3,000 ($2.07)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($1.38)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $176,000 ($121.55)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $160,000 ($110.50)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $224,000 ($154.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $112,000 ($77.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $445,000 ($307.32)

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,135 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
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 Linn County, IA  2.86% ($38,476 average AGI)
from Johnson County, IA  0.29% ($31,931)
from Iowa County, IA  0.25% ($54,040)


6.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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 Linn County, IA  2.87% ($34,705 average AGI)
to Black Hawk County, IA  0.38% ($27,895)
to Johnson County, IA  0.29% ($32,793)

Strongest AM radio stations in Walford:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KMRY (1450 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SELLERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMJM (1360 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXIC (800 AM; 1 kW; IOWA CITY, 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.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walford:

  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSKB (99.1 FM; BROOKLYN, IA; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Walford:

  • 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.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KCDE-LP (Channel 67; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCDR-LP (Channel 55; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHHH-LP (Channel 57; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRUB-LP (Channel 65; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K64DG (Channel 64; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: R B SHELDAHL)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 78th Street (Lat: 41.890556 Lon: -91.837417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: KNKN280
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, 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:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Janean K Amundson, Rural Property (Lat: 41.861306 Lon: -91.854722), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 5152587000, Janean.Amundson@iowawireless.Com, 11358 AURORA
  • Janean K Amundson, Rural Property (Lat: 41.861306 Lon: -91.854722), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 59.4 m
    Registrant: 5152587000, Janean.Amundson@iowawireless.Com, 11358 AURORA

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy 149 1 1/4 Mi Ne (Lat: 41.896667 Lon: -91.824056), Call Sign: WXY834
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/22/1998, Expiration Date: 09/08/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2003
    Registrant: Gordon C Sevig, Walford, IA 52351, Phone: (319) 846-2205
  • 1100 Commercial Drive (Lat: 41.886944 Lon: -91.824722), Call Sign: WQCK777
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 451.337 MHz, 451.387 MHz, 451.487 MHz, 451.562 MHz, 451.712 MHz, 452.037 MHz, 452.112 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2005, Expiration Date: 03/28/2015, Certifier: Bruce Sevig
    Registrant: National License Corp., 9050 Briarclift Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46256, Phone: (317) 849-5866, Fax: (317) 841-3328, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • WALFORD, 78th St (Lat: 41.890556 Lon: -91.837417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WPOQ786
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2009, Expiration Date: 02/26/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2013
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD0EP, Licensee ID: L01394313
    Grant Date: 05/06/2008, Expiration Date: 05/06/2018
    Registrant: Kevin D Powell, 320 Gaddis Blvd., Walford, IA 52351

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: FIREFLY BALLOONS INC FIREFLY 8B-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 1521X , Serial Number: F8B-2016, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 02/18/2002
    Registrant (Corporation): Legacy Homes Inc, Po Box 322, Walford, IA 52351

Most common first names in Walford, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Helen589.2 years
Mary580.4 years
William574.2 years
John482.0 years
Wesley479.8 years
Charles269.5 years
Arthur278.5 years
Donald262.6 years
Edward259.0 years
Anna289.5 years
Most common last names in Walford, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Broz482.5 years
Schulte478.2 years
Bartosh380.0 years
Crozier385.7 years
Baker282.0 years
Houser262.0 years
Hursh272.5 years
Hopp272.0 years
Fetter271.5 years
Critchfield283.5 years

Walford on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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