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Population in 2012: 15,931 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +210.8%
Males: 7,520  (47.2%)
Females: 8,411  (52.8%)

Median resident age:  31.8 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50263.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $76,277 (it was $58,024 in 2000)
Waukee:

$76,277
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $38,060

Waukee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $185,127 (it was $120,000 in 2000)
Waukee:

$185,127
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $214,069; Detached houses: $248,316; Townhouses or other attached units: $202,362; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $130,572; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $173,453; Mobile homes: $65,512

Median gross rent in 2012: $768.

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  • White alone - 12,681 (92.0%)
  • Hispanic - 412 (3.0%)
  • Asian alone - 361 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 173 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 133 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 12 (0.09%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.06%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waukee: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (32.4%), Irish (12.2%), English (10.7%), Norwegian (4.7%), Swedish (4.2%), United States (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/23/1878

Elevation: 1029 feet

Land area: 8.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,899 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Waukee:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waukee city:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

374 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe).

This city:  2.7%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Waukee, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Waukee to the number of sex offenders is 3,186 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 2012: $2,935 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,896 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (12.7 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (113.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (319.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Clive, IA (2.1 miles ), West Des Moines, IA (2.5 miles ), Grimes, IA (2.6 miles ), Urbandale, IA (2.6 miles ), Van Meter, IA (2.7 miles ), Dallas Center, IA (2.7 miles ), Windsor Heights, IA (2.8 miles ), Adel, IA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 72 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 1998: 122 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 1999: 188 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2000: 114 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2001: 122 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2002: 187 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2003: 265 buildings, average cost: $163,100
  • 2004: 264 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2005: 459 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2006: 412 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2007: 285 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2008: 117 buildings, average cost: $218,800
  • 2009: 107 buildings, average cost: $231,700
  • 2010: 203 buildings, average cost: $203,900
  • 2011: 139 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2012: 143 buildings, average cost: $209,500

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.61 N, Longitude: 93.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,886 (-34.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,011 (13.1%)

Area code: 515

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Crime rates in Waukee by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 100
per 100,000 19.40.00.0
Assaults 610
per 100,000 116.615.20.0
Burglaries 12625
per 100,000 233.391.0341.9
Thefts 4350109
per 100,000 835.9758.21490.5
Auto thefts 5610
per 100,000 97.291.0136.7
Arson 110
per 100,000 19.415.20.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 321.9) 91.749.799.9

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Crime rate in Waukee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
Iowa average:

1.72

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,285 (+80.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (23%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Waukee-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 208% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.2 miles away from the Waukee city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waukee-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dallas County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waukee topographic map

Birthplace of: Matt Nickell - Soccer player.


Hospital/medical center in Waukee:

  • THE VILLAGE AT LEGACY POINTE NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, 1645 SE HOLIDAY CREST CIRCLE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Waukee:

  • WEST DES MOINES DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WEST DES MOINES, IA)
  • DEERFIELD RETIREMENT COMMUNITY INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; URBANDALE, IA)
  • ULTIMATE NURSING SERVICES OF IOWA (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; WEST DES MOINES, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Waukee, IA

Local government website: www.waukee-ia.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waukee:

  • Drake University (about 12 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,382)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 17 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Iowa State University (about 31 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 64 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 86 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 96 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 98 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)

Public high school in Waukee:

Public elementary/middle schools in Waukee:

See full list of schools located in Waukee, School District: WAUKEE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Waukee:

  • WAUKEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $379,221; Location: 950 WARRIOR LANE; 31,063 books; 1,232 e-books; 2,102 audio materials; 2,555 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 73 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Waukee: Waukee (A), Waukee Public Library (B), Waukee City Hall (C), Waukee Fire Department (D), Waukee City Police Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waukee include: Immanuel Lutheran Church (A), Saint Boniface Church (B), Waukee United Methodist Church (C), Waukee Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Hi-Ho Motel (3325 Ute Avenue).

 
Dallas 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.4. This is about average.
City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.282. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.282
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.11
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.05. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.05
U.S.:

9.39
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.295. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.295
U.S.:

2.433

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

WEST GRAND GOLF (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.2%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 10.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Waukee, IA

38 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Waukee compared to Iowa state average:

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  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Waukee (2011 data):

  • Community State Bank, National Association: Waukee Branch at University Ave And Warrior Ln, branch established on 2006/12/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $547.6 mil, Deposits: $434.8 mil, headquarters in Ankeny, IA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Van Diest Investment Company
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Waukee Branch at 110 Highway 6, branch established on 2000/09/18. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First American Bank: Waukee Branch at Highway 6 And Warrior Lane, branch established on 1996/07/05. Info updated 2007/01/10: Bank assets: $1,369.8 mil, Deposits: $1,095.9 mil, headquarters in Fort Dodge, IA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Stark Bank Group, Ltd.
  • West Bank: West Branch - Waukee at 955 East Hickman Road, branch established on 2009/02/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,256.9 mil, Deposits: $959.3 mil, headquarters in West Des Moines, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: West Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Charter Bank: Waukee Branch at 455 6th Street, branch established on 2001/04/26. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $125.6 mil, Deposits: $113.0 mil, headquarters in Johnston, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Peoples Trust & Savings Bank: Waukee Branch at 1185 Southeast University Avenue, branch established on 2006/04/17. Info updated 2008/03/24: Bank assets: $265.7 mil, Deposits: $224.0 mil, headquarters in Clive, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Green Circle Investments, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Waukee travel time to work - commute


Waukee mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waukee city (based on Dallas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.88%
Here42.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran Church
Adherents29.6%23.9%13.6%10.5%7.3%
Congregations7.7%24.6%9.2%9.2%6.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the BrethrenGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesReformed Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.9%2.2%1.7%1.5%6.8%
Congregations6.2%3.1%4.6%1.5%27.7%
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: 9
This county:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Dallas County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
This county:

8.22 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Dallas County:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dallas County:

17.1%
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
Financial Administration 3$11,692$46,7681$1,060
Other Government Administration 3$16,050$64,2007$2,196
Police Protection - Officers 11$39,928$43,5580$0
Police - Other 1$2,914$34,9681$1,614
Firefighters 2$6,720$40,3202$708
Streets and Highways 4$14,674$44,0221$642
Sewerage 3$12,638$50,5520$0
Parks and Recreation 6$21,484$42,9686$5,996
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$6,324$75,8880$0
Water Supply 4$17,682$53,0460$0
Gas Supply 3$13,584$54,3360$0
Local Libraries 3$10,962$43,8484$3,798
Other and Unallocable 10$47,084$56,5012$2,820
Totals for Government 54$221,736$49,27524$18,834

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $855,000 ($53.67)
    Water Utilities: $529,000 ($33.21)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $4,055,000 ($254.54)
    Water Utilities: $1,450,000 ($91.02)
    General - Other: $1,404,000 ($88.13)
    Sewerage: $938,000 ($58.88)
    Police Protection: $845,000 ($53.04)
    Regular Highways: $687,000 ($43.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $461,000 ($28.94)
    Central Staff Services: $458,000 ($28.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $403,000 ($25.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $308,000 ($19.33)
    Libraries: $304,000 ($19.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $275,000 ($17.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $188,000 ($11.80)
    Financial Administration: $50,000 ($3.14)
    Health - Other: $18,000 ($1.13)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $2,000 ($0.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $673,000 ($42.24)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $133,000 ($8.35)
    Regular Highways: $131,000 ($8.22)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $73,000 ($4.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $321,000 ($20.15)
    Regular Highways: $134,000 ($8.41)
    Libraries: $62,000 ($3.89)
    Police Protection: $36,000 ($2.26)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($1.57)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($1.26)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,512,000 ($157.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $88,000 ($5.52)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,945,000 ($122.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $464,000 ($29.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $452,000 ($28.37)
    All Other: $254,000 ($15.94)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($0.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,000 ($1.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $86,000 ($5.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $143,000 ($8.98)
    General Revenue, NEC: $135,000 ($8.47)
    Sale of Property: $103,000 ($6.47)
    Rents: $85,000 ($5.34)
    Special Assessments: $71,000 ($4.46)
    Fines and Forfeits: $58,000 ($3.64)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $4,235,000 ($265.83)
    Water Utilities: $2,473,000 ($155.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $681,000 ($42.75)
    All Other: $27,000 ($1.69)
  • Tax - Property: $4,725,000 ($296.59)
    Other License: $1,018,000 ($63.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $23,000 ($1.44)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,251,000 ($1396.71)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,986,000 ($1191.76)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,356,000 ($336.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,091,000 ($131.25)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $96,000 ($6.03)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,893,000 ($118.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,107,000 ($383.34)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,275,000 ($80.03)

14.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.47%
Iowa average:

6.30%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($257 average AGI)
Dallas County:

0.05%
Iowa average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Polk County, IA  7.78% ($61,981 average AGI)
from Story County, IA  0.32% ($35,877)
from Guthrie County, IA  0.26% ($36,648)


9.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($52,069 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.99%
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 Polk County, IA  4.95% ($46,738 average AGI)
to Madison County, IA  0.29% ($73,911)
to Story County, IA  0.23% ($25,644)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waukee:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KWKY (1150 AM; 1 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: PUTBRESE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waukee:

  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KWDM (88.7 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: W. DES MOINES COMM. SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZZQ (99.5 FM; WINTERSET, IA; Owner: POSITIVE IMPACT MEDIA, INC.)
  • KVJZ (106.3 FM; ANKENY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKRF (107.9 FM; STUART, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDLS-FM (105.5 FM; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Waukee:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K29EA (Channel 29; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • K46EY (Channel 46; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)

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

Waukee, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • 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

Waukee fatal accident list:

Sep 24, 2010 05:58 PM, Se Parker Dr, Lat: 41.60908611, Lon: -93.86089722, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 17, 2010 03:48 AM, Ute Ave, 340th Trl, Lat: 41.54684167, Lon: -93.88534167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 15, 2007 11:57 PM, Ashworth Drive, Lat: 41.604453, Lon: -93.866206, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Feb 10, 1992 07:07 AM, 6, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 6, 1986 06:50 PM, University, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Cell Site: Waukee South 3rd Street (Lat: 41.600000 Lon: -93.881056), Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KNKA586
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/07/2006, Expiration Date: 11/29/2016, 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:
  • 3322 Ute Avenue (Lat: 41.562833 Lon: -93.872083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.2 m, Call Sign: KNKA586
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/07/2006, Expiration Date: 11/29/2016, 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
  • Tom A Baker, 3322 Ute Avenue (Lat: 41.562833 Lon: -93.872083), Type: 50.2, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE NW
  • Peter M Connolly, 3322 Ute Avenue (Lat: 41.562833 Lon: -93.872083), Type: 50.2, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 2029553000, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 410 6th St (Lat: 41.611111 Lon: -93.884944), Call Sign: KTZ238, Licensee ID: L00041813
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.055 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/21/1997, Expiration Date: 03/17/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2002
    Registrant: City Of Waukee, Waukee, IA 50263, Phone: (515) 987-4522
  • Lat: 41.611111 Lon: -93.884944, Call Sign: WPYV676
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.055 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/10/2003, Expiration Date: 11/10/2013, Certifier: Larry J Phillips
    Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co., 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • 3277 Ute Ave, Call Sign: WQEF499
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.347 MHz, 159.757 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2006, Expiration Date: 01/12/2016, Certifier: Kathie Scaglione
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 41.596417 Lon: -93.884583, Call Sign: WQGP683
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.912 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2007, Expiration Date: 03/17/2017, Certifier: Jim Webb
    Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • 555 Se University (Lat: 41.602083 Lon: -93.863694), Type: Mast, Structure height: 7.3 m, Overall height: 10.9 m, Call Sign: WQHI988
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.8000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/10/2007, Expiration Date: 08/10/2017, Certifier: Keith Elmquist
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • Lat: 41.599722 Lon: -93.881111, Call Sign: WQIB431
    Assigned Frequencies: 4940.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/18/2007, Expiration Date: 12/18/2017, Certifier: Larry J Phillips
    Registrant: City Of Waukee, 1300 L.A. Grant Parkway, Waukee, IA 50263, Phone: (515) 987-1073, Fax: (515) 987-5064, Email:
  • 850 Se Alices Rd (Lat: 41.605778 Lon: -93.853528), Call Sign: WQRC740
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.150 MHz, 461.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2013, Expiration Date: 04/17/2023, Certifier: Denny Nourse
    Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • City of Waukee, Lat: 41.601278 Lon: -93.869917, Call Sign: WPQR373
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2010, Expiration Date: 08/30/2020, Certifier: Toni Lestina
    Registrant: Sensus Technologies, Inc., Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (724) 430-3974, Fax: (724) 430-3959
  • KZZQ Studio, 3317 335th Street (Lat: 41.559139 Lon: -93.840222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 14.3 m, Call Sign: WPUD302
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2002, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: David Nadler
    Registrant: Graham Brock, Inc., St. Simons Island, GA 31522, Phone: (912) 638-8028, Fax: (912) 638-7722, Email:
  • Booneville, 3322 Ute Avenue (Lat: 41.562833 Lon: -93.872083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.2 m, Call Sign: WPUI605
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz, 6835.00 MHz, 10622.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2012, Expiration Date: 03/12/2022, 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:
  • WAUKEE, 529 Ashworth Road (Lat: 41.612222 Lon: -93.884972), Type: Bant, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQNQ276
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2011, Expiration Date: 04/15/2021, Certifier: Scott Perich
    Registrant: Skybeam Acquisition Corporation, 400 Inverness Parkway, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (970) 402-0420, Fax: (303) 330-0256, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waukee)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Waukee)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED40$169,26766$184,906228$210,7226$107,4676$183,0281$43,080
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$160,4654$190,70019$215,6171$65,9700$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$193,8204$165,42338$212,9793$56,5071$85,4401$43,210
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$154,4276$171,40037$213,6910$01$115,6700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$129,5006$215,9950$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0508.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$212,84417$209,837
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$273,3203$233,703
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$165,6103$185,927
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$251,290
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0508.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8


Most common first names in Waukee, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1771.8 years
John1776.2 years
Mary1583.1 years
George1374.7 years
William1268.9 years
Mildred1186.9 years
Helen1083.3 years
Charles1080.5 years
Harry979.7 years
Ethel987.7 years
Most common last names in Waukee, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown978.9 years
Smith980.9 years
Forret787.0 years
Thompson779.8 years
Burger681.0 years
Wilson680.1 years
Jones671.7 years
Johnson676.0 years
Davis678.3 years
Felt672.0 years
Businesses in Waukee, IA
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Goodwill2UPS2
H&R Block1YMCA1
Jimmy John's1

Waukee on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Finance and insurance"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Business operations specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest earthquake activity"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 to 2006"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s (pop 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s) (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident in 2004 in $ (population 10,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006"
  • #68 (50263) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking English at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David S. Ertl (4)
  • Terence D. Pickett (3)
  • Frederick William Nelson (3)
  • Frederick W. Nelson (2)
  • Daniel J. Altier (2)
  • Molly Ryan-Mahmutagic (2)
  • David Ertl (2)
  • Jun Wei (2)
  • Scott D. Oakes (2)
  • Lynn L. Heetland (2)

Total of 40 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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