Wellsburg, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 696 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 
Males: 383  (55.1%)
Females: 313  (44.9%)
Median resident age:  36.2 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50680.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,886 (it was $30,417 in 2000)
Wellsburg:

$54,886
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,636 (it was $17,636 in 2000)

Wellsburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $81,115 (it was $37,600 in 2000)
Wellsburg:

$81,115
IA:

$142,300

Median gross rent in 2016: $562.

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  • Races in Wellsburg, IA (2010)

    Wellsburg races chart
    • 68697.0%White alone
    • 152.1%Hispanic
    • 40.6%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wellsburg: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (70.5%), Irish (6.3%), American (3.7%), Dutch (3.3%), English (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/28/1896

Elevation: 1098 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 705 people per square mile   (low).

Wellsburg,IA real estate house value index trend

Wellsburg, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Wellsburg:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wellsburg city:

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Iowa:

4.9%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Wellsburg, Iowa as of November 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Wellsburg to the number of sex offenders is 469 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 2016: $1,288 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,087 (1.3%)

Wellsburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (30.0 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (174.6 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (272.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Holland, IA (2.6 miles ), Steamboat Rock, IA (2.7 miles ), Grundy Center, IA (3.1 miles ), Eldora, IA (3.2 miles ), Ackley, IA (3.2 miles ), Aplington, IA (3.2 miles ), Parkersburg, IA (3.5 miles ), Whitten, IA (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.43 N, Longitude: 92.93 W

Area code: 641

Wellsburg household income distribution Wellsburg home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+5.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Wellsburg, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wellsburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 121% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/2008, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Wellsburg city center killed 9 people and injured 70 people and caused $100 million in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 tornado 25.2 miles away from the city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wellsburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 382.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 272.0 miles away from Wellsburg 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 363.9 miles away from the 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 217.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 406.4 miles away from Wellsburg center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 410.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grundy County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wellsburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wellsburg:

  • GRUNDY CENTER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; GRUNDY CENTER, IA)
  • GRUNDY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GRUNDY CENTER, IA)
  • GRUNDY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GRUNDY CENTER, IA)
  • THE PRESBYTERIAN VILLAGE OF AC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ACKLEY, IA)
  • ELDORA NURSING AND REHAB CENTE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ELDORA, IA)
  • MAPLE MANOR VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; APLINGTON, IA)
  • GREENBELT HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ELDORA, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellsburg:

  • University of Northern Iowa (about 25 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; Full-time enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 31 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Iowa State University (about 47 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 52 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 62 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 64 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 66 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wellsburg:

  • AGWSR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 157, Location: 609 S MONROE, Grades: 6-8)
  • AGWSR ELEMENTARY AT WELLSBURG (Location: 609 S MONROE, Grades: PK-2)

Private elementary/middle school in Wellsburg:

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Library in Wellsburg:

  • WELLSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $56,383; Location: 515 N ADAMS ST; 7,764 books; 314 audio materials; 1,180 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 54 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Wellsburg: Wellsburg Fire Department and Ambulance Service (A), Wellsburg Public Library (B), Wellsburg City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wellsburg include: Saint Peter's United Church (A), Wellsburg Reformed Church (B), United Reformed Church (C), Saint John's Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Grundy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.9%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.4%
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: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Wellsburg (2011 data):

  • Peoples Savings Bank: at 414 N Adams St, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $93.5 mil, Deposits: $74.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Psb Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wellsburg city (based on Grundy County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,78620
Evangelical Protestant1,72714
Catholic1,0641
None4,876-
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: 6
Grundy County:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Grundy County:

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

10.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Grundy County:

27.4%
Iowa:

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

15.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wellsburg:

45.8%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wellsburg:

38.8%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wellsburg:

25.1%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wellsburg:

13.1%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wellsburg:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wellsburg:

32.8%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Wellsburg:

47.0%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Wellsburg:

70.3%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wellsburg, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,464$29,5680$0
Water Supply 2$4,982$29,8920$0
Local Libraries 0$0 3$2,025
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$362
Totals for Government 3$7,446$29,7846$2,387

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

  • Construction - General: $157,000 ($225.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $48,000 ($68.97)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($5.75)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $80,000 ($114.94)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($84.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $57,000 ($81.90)
    Sewerage: $56,000 ($80.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $49,000 ($70.40)
    Libraries: $45,000 ($64.66)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($27.30)
    Fire Protection: $13,000 ($18.68)
    Health Services - Other: $11,000 ($15.80)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($5.75)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($4.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.44)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $23,000 ($33.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($10.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $11,000 ($15.80)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($8.62)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($7.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $111,000 ($159.48)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $41,000 ($58.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($51.72)
    All Other: $11,000 ($15.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $39,000 ($56.03)
    Health & Hospitals: $2,000 ($2.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $14,000 ($20.11)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($11.49)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($8.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($83.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $57,000 ($81.90)
    General Support: $18,000 ($25.86)
    All Other: $6,000 ($8.62)
  • Tax - Property: $132,000 ($189.66)
    Total General Sales: $34,000 ($48.85)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($10.06)
    NEC: $3,000 ($4.31)

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

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $325,000 ($466.95)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $325,000 ($466.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $330,000 ($474.14)

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Black Hawk County, IA  2.20% ($43,927 average AGI)
from Marshall County, IA  0.54% ($44,111)
from Tama County, IA  0.34% ($37,882)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,974 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
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 Black Hawk County, IA  1.90% ($46,105 average AGI)
to Marshall County, IA  0.38% ($38,632)
to Butler County, IA  0.34% ($56,235)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wellsburg:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KIFG (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wellsburg:

  • KCRR (97.7 FM; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQCR-FM (98.9 FM; PARKERSBURG, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING INC)
  • KDAO-FM (99.5 FM; ELDORA, IA; Owner: ELDORA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCVM (96.1 FM; HUDSON, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KIFG-FM (95.3 FM; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOEL (98.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Wellsburg:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • 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.)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • 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)
  • 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)

Wellsburg fatal accident list:

Jul 11, 1982 06:03 PM, Hwy-214, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 1,880Total average daily traffic
  • 1,880Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wellsburg)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 15450 220th Street (Lat: 42.383028 Lon: -92.915833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: KAN695
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.175 MHzGrant Date: 12/14/2004, Expiration Date: 03/02/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2015Registrant: Corn Belt Power Cooperative, 1300 North 13th Street, Humboldt, IA 50548, Phone: (515) 332-7767, Fax: (515) 332-1375, Email:
  • 6 Mi S (Lat: 42.374694 Lon: -92.921861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 107 m, Overall height: 114 m, Call Sign: WPMI435
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.937 MHz, 856.337 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/2013, Expiration Date: 08/04/2023, Certifier: Thomas C FloydRegistrant: Transcanada, 5250 Corporate Dr, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-7464, Fax: (248) 205-4464, Email:
  • Lat: 42.417778 Lon: -92.973611, Call Sign: WQKH231
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.862 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2009, Expiration Date: 05/18/2019, Certifier: Billie JanssenRegistrant: Electronic Engineering Co., 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • Lat: 42.433028 Lon: -92.865472, Call Sign: WQPB844
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.987 MHzGrant Date: 03/30/2012, Expiration Date: 03/30/2022, Certifier: James A AlbersRegistrant: Radio Communications Service, 1657 Falls Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701, Phone: (319) 234-3511, Fax: (319) 233-8292, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wellsburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wellsburg)
Most common first names in Wellsburg, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2677.9 years
Anna1384.3 years
Henry1278.7 years
George1275.9 years
Grace1283.1 years
Herman1078.4 years
William879.1 years
Jake678.2 years
Jennie686.1 years
Ben681.3 years
Most common last names in Wellsburg, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lindaman2382.3 years
Nederhoff2381.5 years
Harms1778.8 years
Ross1483.6 years
Ruter1381.6 years
Bunger1381.3 years
Huisman1179.9 years
Koch1178.9 years
Geerdes1176.9 years
Heikens881.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Businesses in Wellsburg, IA

  • H&R Block: 1

Wellsburg compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2018.