Webster City, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 7,671 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.2%
 
Males: 3,820  (49.8%)
Females: 3,851  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 50595.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,516 (it was $36,582 in 2000)
Webster City:

$56,516
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,578 (it was $19,057 in 2000)

Webster City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $104,285 (it was $68,000 in 2000)
Webster City:

$104,285
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $136,809; detached houses: $133,788; townhouses or other attached units: $192,538; in 2-unit structures: $128,181; mobile homes: $204,953

Median gross rent in 2019: $716.

March 2019 cost of living index in Webster City: 75.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.8%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 90.2% for Black residents, 14.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Webster City, IA (2019)
    • 6,29580.5%White alone
    • 79610.2%Hispanic
    • 4465.7%Asian alone
    • 1942.5%Black alone
    • 330.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.05%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Webster City, Iowa as of November 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Webster City is 439 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Webster City by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(61.6)
1
(12.5)
6
(77.6)
2
(26.1)
4
(52.2)
3
(37.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
4
(51.0)
5
(64.7)
3
(38.6)
2
(25.9)
5
(65.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.5)
3
(38.8)
3
(39.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.7)
3
(37.4)
1
(12.8)
1
(12.8)
3
(38.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
31
(381.8)
33
(412.3)
38
(491.2)
32
(417.1)
28
(365.3)
21
(258.9)
28
(348.6)
26
(332.1)
19
(242.5)
21
(271.8)
21
(270.3)
13
(168.7)
26
(338.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
52
(640.4)
49
(612.2)
29
(374.9)
55
(716.9)
71
(926.4)
37
(456.1)
39
(485.6)
40
(510.9)
33
(421.1)
38
(491.9)
19
(244.6)
30
(389.2)
20
(260.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
177
(2,180)
130
(1,624)
145
(1,874)
167
(2,177)
181
(2,362)
102
(1,257)
140
(1,743)
124
(1,584)
103
(1,314)
88
(1,139)
100
(1,287)
59
(765.4)
48
(624.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(110.8)
19
(237.4)
6
(77.6)
11
(143.4)
11
(143.5)
5
(61.6)
16
(199.2)
12
(153.3)
8
(102.1)
4
(51.8)
7
(90.1)
9
(116.8)
16
(208.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.1)
2
(26.1)
1
(12.3)
1
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.5)
3
(38.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
City-Data.com crime index266.5223.0279.3264.7285.6175.9200.6191.8208.9201.9160.8121.7183.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Webster City, IA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 15 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Iowa average:

1.70
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Ancestries: German (30.5%), Norwegian (10.5%), American (4.7%), English (4.7%), Irish (4.3%), Scottish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/16/1874

Elevation: 1055 feet

Land area: 8.56 square miles.

Population density: 897 people per square mile   (low).

Webster City, Iowa map

541 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America, 2.4% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

7.0%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,879 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,554 (1.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.47 N, Longitude: 93.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1 (-0.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,137 (60.0%)

Area code: 515

Distribution of median household income in Webster City, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Webster City, IA in 2019
Webster City satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $192,200
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $162,500
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $199,200
  • 2019: 14 buildings, average cost: $77,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Webster City, IA residents
Average permit cost in Webster City, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.7%
Iowa:

3.1%
Historical population in Webster City, IA
Historical housing units in Webster City, IA

Population change in the 1990s: +224 (+2.8%).
Most common industries in Webster City, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (15.6%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (18.1%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Wood products (4.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (13.0%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Social assistance (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Webster City, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (2.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Child care workers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)

Average climate in Webster City, Iowa

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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 significantly above Iowa state average. It is 171% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 449.5 miles away from Webster City center
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 Webster 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) earthquake occurred 417.7 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 305.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 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
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 (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Webster City topographic map

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 school in Webster City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Webster City:

Private elementary/middle school in Webster City:

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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.

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Hamilton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Webster City:

Marital status in Webster City, IA
  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Webster City:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Iowa average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Webster City
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Religion statistics for Webster City, IA (based on Hamilton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hamilton County:

8.2%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.3%
Iowa:

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

12.7%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Webster City:

48.5%
Iowa:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Webster City:

43.4%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Webster City:

22.6%
Iowa:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Webster City:

11.0%
Iowa:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Webster City:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Webster City:

32.4%
Iowa:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

53.5%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Webster City:

75.8%
Iowa:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Webster City, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$54,866$54,8660$0
Electric Power 11$58,798$64,1430$0
Streets and Highways 10$44,689$53,6270$0
Police - Other 6$21,417$42,8340$0
Other Government Administration 6$33,046$66,0920$0
Firefighters 4$21,392$64,17627$6,421
Parks and Recreation 4$20,781$62,34324$4,137
Water Supply 4$19,774$59,3220$0
Financial Administration 4$16,536$49,6082$1,222
Other and Unallocable 3$10,706$42,8240$0
Sewerage 3$13,434$53,7360$0
Health 1$5,607$67,2840$0
Totals for Government 68$321,045$56,65553$11,781

Webster City government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,002,000 ($521.71)
    Sewerage: $1,035,000 ($134.92)
    Water Utilities: $149,000 ($19.42)
    Electric Utilities: $63,000 ($8.21)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,899,000 ($1420.81)
    Police Protection: $1,480,000 ($192.93)
    Water Utilities: $1,238,000 ($161.39)
    General - Other: $1,235,000 ($161.00)
    Sewerage: $999,000 ($130.23)
    Regular Highways: $888,000 ($115.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $835,000 ($108.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $674,000 ($87.86)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $280,000 ($36.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $279,000 ($36.37)
    Central Staff Services: $264,000 ($34.42)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $195,000 ($25.42)
    Air Transportation: $83,000 ($10.82)
    Financial Administration: $63,000 ($8.21)
    General Public Buildings: $58,000 ($7.56)
    Health - Other: $34,000 ($4.43)
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000 ($2.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000 ($2.61)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $696,000 ($90.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $173,000 ($22.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,904,000 ($508.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $64,000 ($8.34)

Webster City government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,979,000 ($257.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $269,000 ($35.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000 ($16.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $64,000 ($8.34)
    Other: $9,000 ($1.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $31,000 ($4.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $550,000 ($71.70)
    Rents: $221,000 ($28.81)
    Interest Earnings: $182,000 ($23.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($1.17)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $13,421,000 ($1749.58)
    Water Utilities: $1,850,000 ($241.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,048,000 ($136.62)
    General Local Government Support: $286,000 ($37.28)
    Other: $14,000 ($1.83)
  • Tax - Property: $3,853,000 ($502.28)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $752,000 ($98.03)
    Other License: $220,000 ($28.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $171,000 ($22.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $15,000 ($1.96)

Webster City government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,485,000 ($3191.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,054,000 ($3135.71)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,431,000 ($186.55)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000,000 ($130.36)

Webster City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,705,000 ($2699.13)

5.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Story County, IA  0.82% ($47,816 average AGI)
from Webster County, IA  0.74% ($43,023)
from Polk County, IA  0.47% ($50,821)


6.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Story County, IA  1.12% ($54,397 average AGI)
to Webster County, IA  0.79% ($38,479)
to Polk County, IA  0.41% ($40,960)
Businesses in Webster City, IA
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx3True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kmart1U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1

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 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Webster City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 453ft / 138mTotal length
  • 90,680Total average daily traffic
  • 12,748Total average daily truck traffic
  • 64,130Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Webster City, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 181970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Webster City, IA

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 25. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 56 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Webster City, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.3%), and Outside Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Webster City, IA
    • 16742.3%Structure Fires
    • 14336.2%Outside Fires
    • 7118.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 143.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Webster City, IA

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

  • Super 8 Motel, 305 Closz Dr, Webster City, Iowa 50595 , Phone: (515) 832-2000, Fax: (515) 832-2000
  • Americinn Of Webster City, 411 Closz Dr, Webster City, Iowa 50595 , Phone: (515) 832-3999, Fax: (515) 832-4008
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Webster City, Iowa
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Webster City, IA
  • 93.2%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Webster City, IA
  • 60.5%Utility gas
  • 32.8%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Wood


Webster City compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Brian Douglas Ripley (9)
  • Drew Russell Ivers (9)
  • Michael Paul Ricklefs (5)
  • Michael P. Ricklefs (4)
  • Brian D. Ripley (4)
  • Douglas C. Norman (3)
  • Jason Schott (3)
  • Michael Ricklefs (2)
  • Robin Alan Hultman (2)
  • Lee A. Roose (2)

Total of 38 patent applications in 2008-2021.