Webster City, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 7,877 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 
Males: 3,835  (48.7%)
Females: 4,042  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50595.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,755 (it was $36,582 in 2000)
Webster City:

$38,755
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,521 (it was $19,057 in 2000)

Webster City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,940 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Webster City:

$84,940
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $110,070; Detached houses: $109,774; Townhouses or other attached units: $130,047; In 2-unit structures: $104,293; Mobile homes: $79,316

Median gross rent in 2013: $610.

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  • Races in Webster City, IA (2010)

    Webster City races chart
    • 7,05087.4%White alone
    • 6017.4%Hispanic
    • 2733.4%Asian alone
    • 1061.3%Two or more races
    • 280.3%Black alone
    • 90.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.04%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Webster City: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.9%), Norwegian (13.4%), Irish (10.4%), English (7.8%), United States (5.5%), Swedish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/16/1874

Elevation: 1055 feet

Land area: 8.56 square miles.

Population density: 921 people per square mile   (low).

Webster City,IA real estate house value index trend

Webster City, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Webster City:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Webster City city:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

285 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

3.5%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Webster City, Iowa as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Webster City to the number of sex offenders is 607 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,607 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,270 (1.6%)

Webster City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (31.9 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (140.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (317.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kamrar, IA (2.6 miles ), Woolstock, IA (2.7 miles ), Duncombe, IA (3.0 miles ), Blairsburg, IA (3.0 miles ), Stanhope, IA (3.5 miles ), Vincent, IA (3.7 miles) , Lehigh, IA (3.7 miles ), Williams, IA (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $66,300
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $162,400
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $204,100
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $329,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $230,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.47 N, Longitude: 93.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +331 (+4.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,439 (65.8%)

Area code: 515

Webster City household income distribution Webster City home values distribution

Crime rates in Webster City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0131451624301
per 100,000 0.012.237.112.349.261.612.577.626.152.237.00.012.8
Robberies 0121101330231
per 100,000 0.012.224.712.312.30.012.538.839.10.024.737.412.8
Assaults 23141511273133383228212826
per 100,000 281.6170.6185.6135.2331.8381.8412.3491.2417.1365.3258.9348.6332.1
Burglaries 0254031355249295571373940
per 100,000 0.0304.7495.0381.1430.1640.4612.2374.9716.9926.4456.1485.6510.9
Thefts 237213163162149177130145167181102140124
per 100,000 2,901.92,596.02,017.11,991.41,830.92,179.81,624.21,874.42,176.72,361.71,257.41,743.21,583.7
Auto thefts 691020189196111151612
per 100,000 73.5109.7123.7245.9221.2110.8237.477.6143.4143.561.6199.2153.3
Arson 1102003022110
per 100,000 12.212.20.024.60.00.037.50.026.126.112.312.50.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 178.1181.3199.3166.4230.2266.3222.8279.1264.5285.4175.8200.4191.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Webster City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 15 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Iowa average:

1.71
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.0%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +224 (+2.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Webster City, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Webster City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Webster City city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/14/1966, a category F5 tornado 24.7 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 172 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Webster City-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 247.5 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 417.7 miles away from Webster 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 305.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 259.1 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 400.6 miles away from Webster City center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 262.4 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 Hamilton County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Webster City topographic map

Birthplace of: Jared Josten - College basketball player (Northern Iowa Panthers).

Hospitals and medical centers in Webster City:

  • VAN DIEST MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, 2350 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • HAMILTON COUNTY PHNS (821 SENECA STREET)
  • CRESTVIEW NURSING AND REHAB (2401 SOUTH DES MOINES STREET)
  • SOUTHFIELD WELLNESS COMMUNITY (2416 SOUTH DES MOINES STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Webster City:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Webster City:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 20 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa State University (about 32 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 54 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 60 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Drake University (about 61 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 70 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Buena Vista University (about 72 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)

Public high schools in Webster City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Webster City:

Private elementary/middle school in Webster City:

  • ST THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL (Students: 115; Location: 624 DUBUQUE ST; Grades: KG - 6)
See full list of schools located in Webster City

Library in Webster City:

  • KENDALL YOUNG LIBRARY (Operating income: $432,883; Location: 1201 WILLSON AVE; 59,465 books; 2,333 audio materials; 1,420 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 153 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of Brandy Williams: Second most famous Williams girls out of the Williams Family, first being her cousin Rebecca Williams.
  • Kqwc Radio station is owned by NRG Media
  • First Congregational United Church of Christ was ommited from the list of churches. It was the first church built in Webster City, being established in 1855.

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Notable locations in Webster City: United Co-operative Elevator (A), Webster City (B), Bonebright Museum Complex (C), Webster City Country Club (D), Hamilton County Speedway (E), Performance Emergency Medical Services (F), Hamilton County Sheriffs Office (G), Kendall Young Public Library (H), Webster City City Hall (I), Webster City Police Department (J), Webster City Fire Department (K), Webster City Center Library (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Webster City include: Episcopal Church (A), Faith Community Church (B), Calvary Baptist Church (C), New Hope Church (D), First Christian Science Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Faith United Methodist Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (H), Saint Paul's Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Brewers Creek (A), White Fox Creek (B), Lyons Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Webster City include: Kendall Young Park (1), Nokomi's Park (2), Riverside City Park (3), Dragoon Trail in Hamilton County Historical Marker (4), First White Settler in Webster City Historical Marker (5), Riverview Recreation Field (6), Wilson Brewer Memorial Park (7), Drummer Boy at Shiloh Historical Marker (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Central Iowa Tourism Region (1527 Superior Street).

Hotels: Super 8 Webster City IA (305 Closz Drive), The Executive Inn (1700 Superior Street), Super 8 Motel (305 Closz Drive), New Castle Inn (1700 Superior Street), Americinn Motel & Suites (411 Closz Drive), Executive Inn (1700 Superior Street).

Hamilton 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 2009 was 46.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.6% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Webster City in 2010:

  • 125 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
128 people in nursing homes in 2000

Webster City, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Webster City compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.

Banks with branches in Webster City (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: at 505 - 2nd Street, branch established on 1935/10/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $283.6 mil, Deposits: $217.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Van Diest Investment Company
  • First American Bank: Webster City Branch at 635 First Street, branch established on 1885/11/15. 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.
  • Webster City Federal Savings Bank: at 820 Des Moines St, branch established on 1934/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $90.0 mil, Deposits: $74.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Webster City, Iowa:

  • Super 8 Motel, 305 Closz Dr, Webster City, IA 50595 , Phone: (515) 832-2000, Fax: (515) 832-2000
  • Americinn Of Webster City, 411 Closz Dr, Webster City, IA 50595 , Phone: (515) 832-3999, Fax: (515) 832-4008
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Webster City, Iowa

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Iowa average:

10.3

Webster City travel time to work - commute Webster City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Webster City city (based on Hamilton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,42217
Evangelical Protestant2,93915
Catholic1,4332
Other21
None5,877-
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
Hamilton County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Hamilton County:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

28.3%
Iowa:

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

12.7%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$17,756$42,6142$1,851
Other Government Administration 4$22,198$66,5940$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$55,357$55,3570$0
Police - Other 4$13,452$40,3567$3,204
Firefighters 4$17,632$52,89626$3,365
Streets and Highways 7$28,229$48,3930$0
Health 1$4,917$59,0040$0
Sewerage 3$12,131$48,5240$0
Parks and Recreation 4$16,454$49,36221$5,951
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,332$39,9840$0
Water Supply 5$20,730$49,7520$0
Electric Power 12$52,064$52,0641$2,526
Other and Unallocable 2$5,655$33,9301$1,641
Totals for Government 64$269,907$50,60858$18,538

Webster City government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $370,000 ($46.97)
    General - Other: $80,000 ($10.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000 ($6.47)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,669,000 ($1354.45)
    Police Protection: $1,280,000 ($162.50)
    Water Utilities: $881,000 ($111.84)
    Sewerage: $733,000 ($93.06)
    Central Staff Services: $719,000 ($91.28)
    Regular Highways: $683,000 ($86.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $591,000 ($75.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $397,000 ($50.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $203,000 ($25.77)
    General - Other: $200,000 ($25.39)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $180,000 ($22.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $81,000 ($10.28)
    Air Transportation: $72,000 ($9.14)
    General Public Buildings: $56,000 ($7.11)
    Financial Administration: $51,000 ($6.47)
    Housing and Community Development: $49,000 ($6.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $45,000 ($5.71)
    Health - Other: $22,000 ($2.79)
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000 ($1.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $507,000 ($64.36)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $26,000 ($3.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $75,000 ($9.52)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($5.08)
    Sewerage: $40,000 ($5.08)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,024,000 ($383.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($2.03)

Webster City government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,450,000 ($184.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $164,000 ($20.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $120,000 ($15.23)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $43,000 ($5.46)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $135,000 ($17.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $26,000 ($3.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $482,000 ($61.19)
    General Revenue, NEC: $367,000 ($46.59)
    Sale of Property: $121,000 ($15.36)
    Fines and Forfeits: $70,000 ($8.89)
    Rents: $65,000 ($8.25)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,944,000 ($1389.36)
    Water Utilities: $1,499,000 ($190.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $684,000 ($86.84)
    All Other: $47,000 ($5.97)
  • Tax - Property: $3,426,000 ($434.94)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $599,000 ($76.04)
    Public Utilities Sales: $105,000 ($13.33)
    Other License: $46,000 ($5.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($0.51)

Webster City government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,749,000 ($2253.27)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,654,000 ($2241.21)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,589,000 ($455.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,494,000 ($443.57)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $941,000 ($119.46)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,868,000 ($1252.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $958,000 ($121.62)

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,311 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 Story County, IA  0.77% ($32,872 average AGI)
from Webster County, IA  0.62% ($28,684)
from Wright County, IA  0.39% ($24,667)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,300 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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 Story County, IA  0.86% ($35,189 average AGI)
to Webster County, IA  0.68% ($24,095)
to Polk County, IA  0.52% ($43,719)

Strongest AM radio stations in Webster City:

  • KQWC (1570 AM; 0 kW; WEBSTER CITY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Webster City:

  • KQWC-FM (95.7 FM; WEBSTER CITY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIAQ (96.9 FM; CLARION, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KJYL (100.7 FM; EAGLE GROVE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING,INC)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KUEL (92.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K206BF (89.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Webster City:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • K25FA (Channel 25; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K47EK (Channel 47; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K49DZ (Channel 49; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K55GV (Channel 55; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K57GN (Channel 57; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K61GF (Channel 61; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • K19DX (Channel 19; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K27EW (Channel 27; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K33ED (Channel 33; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K51EP (Channel 51; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K53FD (Channel 53; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K59FM (Channel 59; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K69GZ (Channel 69; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
Webster City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Webster City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • 5,930Total average daily traffic
  • 1,060Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,889Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 18

Incident types - Webster City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Webster City, IA
Most common first names in Webster City, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7377.0 years
Mary6580.8 years
William5878.7 years
Robert5571.5 years
Helen5182.9 years
George4181.2 years
Harold4074.6 years
James4076.4 years
Charles3876.0 years
Donald3272.7 years
Most common last names in Webster City, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5780.1 years
Smith3675.5 years
Miller3578.4 years
Wilson3073.0 years
Anderson2876.5 years
Nelson2379.1 years
Evans2174.3 years
Peterson2179.1 years
Doolittle1880.0 years
Thompson1779.8 years
Businesses in Webster City, IA
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx3True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kmart1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1

Webster City on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
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