West Point, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 960 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.0%
 
Males: 429  (44.7%)
Females: 531  (55.3%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52656.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,969 (it was $38,409 in 2000)
West Point:

$47,969
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,543 (it was $27,289 in 2000)

West Point city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $104,236 (it was $77,400 in 2000)
West Point:

$104,236
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $119,791; Detached houses: $125,639; Townhouses or other attached units: $126,871; In 2-unit structures: $74,576; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,614; Mobile homes: $23,974

Median gross rent in 2013: $544.

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  • Races in West Point, IA (2010)

    West Point races chart
    • 94898.1%White alone
    • 90.9%Hispanic
    • 50.5%Two or more races
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Point: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (49.2%), United States (9.7%), English (8.8%), Irish (7.8%), Swedish (1.7%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/25/1858

Elevation: 775 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 1,653 people per square mile   (low).

West Point,IA real estate house value index trend

West Point, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in West Point:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Point city:

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,438 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,338 (1.3%)

West Point satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (65.0 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (158.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (210.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Franklin, IA (2.2 miles) , St. Paul, IA (2.2 miles) , Denmark, IA (2.5 miles ), Donnellson, IA (2.8 miles ), Fort Madison, IA (2.9 miles ), Houghton, IA (3.1 miles) , Danville, IA (3.5 miles ), Nauvoo, IL (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $315,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $550,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $397,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 91.45 W

Area code: 319

West Point household income distribution West Point home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -165 (-14.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in West Point, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West Point-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the West Point city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/25/1965, a category F3 tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Point-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 246.3 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 230.5 miles away from West Point 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 266.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 272.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 246.8 miles away from West Point center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 231.4 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 Lee County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Point topographic map

Birthplace of: Imogene King - Nurse, Gene Fraise - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in West Point:

  • WEST POINT CARE CENTER (607 NORTH 6TH STREET PO BOX 398)

Other hospitals and medical centers near West Point:

  • SOUTHEASTERN RENAL DIALYSIS, LC - FT MADISON (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; FORT MADISON, IA)
  • FORT MADISON HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FORT MADISON, IA)
  • REGIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; DONNELLSON, IA)
  • DONNELLSON HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DONNELLSON, IA)
  • LEE COUNTY HEALTH DEPT COMM NU (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; FORT MADISON, IA)
  • MOBILE NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FORT MADISON, IA)
  • DANVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DANVILLE, IA)

Amtrak stations near West Point:

  • 9 miles: FORT MADISON (1601 20TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.
  • 19 miles: MOUNT PLEASANT (418 N. ADAMS ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: BURLINGTON (300 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Point:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 17 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,251)
  • Western Illinois University (about 44 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,755)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 55 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • University of Iowa (about 66 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Truman State University (about 70 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Augustana College (about 72 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 72 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)

Private elementary/middle school in West Point:

See full list of schools located in West Point

Library in West Point:

  • WEST POINT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $73,480; Location: 317 5TH ST; 10,033 books; 3,809 audio materials; 723 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 42 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in West Point: Diamond B Raceway (A), West Point Feed and Grain Incorporated Elevator (B), West Point Volunteer Fire Department (C), West Point Public Library (D), West Point City Hall (E), West Point Police Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in West Point: Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lee 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 2013 was 52.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.1
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 0.840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.840
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 22.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.1%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
29 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
45 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in West Point (2011 data):

  • Pilot Grove Savings Bank: West Point Branch at 509 Avenue D, branch established on 1992/06/30. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $376.5 mil, Deposits: $325.6 mil, headquarters in Pilot Grove, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Pilot Grove Savings Bank Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Lee County Bank & Trust, National Association: West Point Branch at 504 Avenue D, branch established on 2001/07/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $163.2 mil, Deposits: $115.4 mil, headquarters in Fort Madison, IA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Lee Capital Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Iowa average:

10.3

West Point travel time to work - commute West Point mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for West Point city (based on Lee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,76526
Catholic6,3897
Evangelical Protestant4,13732
Other7257
None17,846-
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: 8
Lee County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Lee County:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

11.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

28.2%
Iowa:

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

13.2%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Point:

58.0%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

57.0%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
West Point:

27.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
West Point:

19.8%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Point:

7.6%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.2%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
West Point:

63.4%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
West Point:

79.2%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Point, 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 2$4,769$28,6147$2,659
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 4$2,013
Streets and Highways 1$3,405$40,8601$1,351
Electric Power 2$10,649$63,8940$0
Local Libraries 1$1,966$23,5922$1,202
Totals for Government 6$20,789$41,57814$7,225

West Point government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $913,000 ($951.04)
    Water Utilities: $113,000 ($117.71)
    Regular Highways: $97,000 ($101.04)
    Police Protection: $77,000 ($80.21)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($62.50)
    Libraries: $51,000 ($53.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($26.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($23.96)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($18.75)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($14.58)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($13.54)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($7.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($7.29)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($2.08)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($19.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($20.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($18.75)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($4.17)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($4.17)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($4.17)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($2.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $264,000 ($275.00)

West Point government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $91,000 ($94.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($26.04)
    All Other: $2,000 ($2.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($7.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $52,000 ($54.17)
    General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($7.29)
    Rents: $3,000 ($3.13)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $992,000 ($1033.33)
    Water Utilities: $140,000 ($145.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $78,000 ($81.25)
    General Support: $18,000 ($18.75)
  • Tax - Property: $125,000 ($130.21)
    Total General Sales: $44,000 ($45.83)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.04)

West Point government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $417,000 ($434.38)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $435,000 ($453.13)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $174,000 ($181.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Electric Utilities: $281,000 ($292.71)
    Other, NEC: $237,000 ($246.88)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $136,000 ($141.67)
    Other, NEC: $24,000 ($25.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,115,000 ($1161.46)

4.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
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 Hancock County, IL  0.66% ($25,292 average AGI)
from Des Moines County, IA  0.44% ($32,250)
from Clark County, MO  0.24% ($28,758)


4.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,991 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
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 Des Moines County, IA  0.62% ($32,381 average AGI)
to Hancock County, IL  0.45% ($36,230)
to Johnson County, IA  0.28% ($39,605)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Point:

  • KBKB (1360 AM; 1 kW; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBUR (1490 AM; 1 kW; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Point:

  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGRS (107.3 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILJ-FM (105.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KKMI (93.5 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIUW (89.5 FM; WARSAW, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • KMDY (90.9 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCEZ (93.9 FM; CARTHAGE, IL; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)

TV broadcast stations around West Point:

  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K54AF (Channel 54; KEOSAUQUA, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K60CL (Channel 60; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: CHRIST VISION, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Point)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lee Cty 103 2 Mi E (Lat: 40.708083 Lon: -91.418778), Call Sign: KNGD492, Licensee ID: L00037399
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.900 MHzGrant Date: 03/26/2003, Expiration Date: 03/11/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2013Registrant: Don Otte, 1727 Otte Rd, West Point, IA 52656, Phone: (319) 837-6531
  • 313 5th St (Lat: 40.715583 Lon: -91.453778), Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNFR429
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHzGrant Date: 04/04/2011, Expiration Date: 05/08/2021, Certifier: C A WhiteRegistrant: Federal L Icensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 1431 Avenue H (Lat: 40.722250 Lon: -91.451333), Call Sign: WQAB706
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHzGrant Date: 04/29/2004, Expiration Date: 04/29/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2014, Certifier: Jerry L BurgessRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 40.774194 Lon: -91.562083, Call Sign: WQIP520
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.400 MHz, 456.400 MHzGrant Date: 04/04/2008, Expiration Date: 04/04/2018, Certifier: Howard HoltkampRegistrant: Electronic Applications Co., Inc., Burlington, IA 52601, Phone: (319) 752-2435, Fax: (319) 752-0157, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • West Point, Lat: 40.716306 Lon: -91.451806, Call Sign: WQBH678, Licensee ID: L00349491
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHzGrant Date: 10/07/2004, Expiration Date: 10/07/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2014, Certifier: Art WhiteRegistrant: City Of West Point
  • WEST POINT, 2385 St Paul Rd (Lat: 40.725472 Lon: -91.452889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQLP851
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 03/24/2010, Expiration Date: 03/24/2020, Certifier: Lennis KelleyRegistrant: Radyn, Inc, Bethesda, MD 20827, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA0QAY, Grant Date: 04/19/1988, Expiration Date: 04/19/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2000, Registrant: Matthew E Menke, 225 6th St, West Point, IA 52656
  • Call Sign: KA0UKA, Licensee ID: L00216745, Grant Date: 10/04/2011, Expiration Date: 12/24/2021, Registrant: Dennis L Hoffman, 311 Avenue C, West Point, IA 52656
  • Call Sign: KC0TSL, Licensee ID: L00969297, Grant Date: 11/14/2014, Expiration Date: 01/24/2025, Certifier: Michael J Robins, Registrant: Michael J Robins, 2244 County Rd 103, West Point, IA 52656

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: KING DAVID E AVID SPEEDWING (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 57DK , Serial Number: 445, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 08/25/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Randy L Chrisman, 1353 280th Ave, West Point, IA 52656
  • Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 100-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9250Y , Serial Number: 5077, Year manufactured: 0000, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/1996
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John M Fowler, 1940 W Point Rd, West Point, IA 52656, Other Owners: Theresa M Fowler

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in West Point, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2282.7 years
James1769.8 years
Robert1575.5 years
Joseph1479.3 years
John1476.2 years
Anna1185.5 years
George1179.0 years
Frank1079.8 years
Richard1064.6 years
Herman1086.9 years
Most common last names in West Point, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Menke2478.8 years
Boeding1475.4 years
Holtkamp1478.8 years
Fraise1372.9 years
Kaltefleiter1178.3 years
Geers1082.7 years
Winnike1078.0 years
Moeller1081.2 years
Lampe976.3 years
Mehmert982.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in West Point, IA

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

West Point compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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