Windsor Heights, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 4,875 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 2,328  (47.8%)
Females: 2,547  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50311.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,548 (it was $55,931 in 2000)
Windsor Heights:

$55,548
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,014 (it was $29,966 in 2000)

Windsor Heights city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $192,275 (it was $120,900 in 2000)
Windsor Heights:

$192,275
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $200,661; Detached houses: $202,116; Townhouses or other attached units: $239,460; In 2-unit structures: $134,094; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,330; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $161,265; Mobile homes: $54,390

Median gross rent in 2016: $986.

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  • Races in Windsor Heights, IA (2010)

    Windsor Heights races chart
    • 4,32489.0%White alone
    • 1793.7%Hispanic
    • 1693.5%Black alone
    • 1152.4%Asian alone
    • 641.3%Two or more races
    • 40.08%American Indian alone
    • 30.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Windsor Heights: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.3%), English (7.5%), European (6.3%), Irish (4.9%), Norwegian (4.7%), Yugoslavian (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/19/1941

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 1.41 square miles.

Population density: 3,449 people per square mile   (average).

Windsor Heights,IA real estate house value index trend

Windsor Heights, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Windsor Heights:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Windsor Heights city:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

317 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 1.5% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

This city:

6.2%
Iowa:

4.9%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Windsor Heights, Iowa as of November 17, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Windsor Heights to the number of sex offenders is 2,571 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,761 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $4,098 (2.1%)

Windsor Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (4.8 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (121.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (311.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Urbandale, IA (1.6 miles ), West Des Moines, IA (1.7 miles ), Clive, IA (1.9 miles ), Johnston, IA (2.2 miles ), Des Moines, IA (2.2 miles ), Grimes, IA (2.6 miles ), Saylorville, IA (2.8 miles ), Waukee, IA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $76,900
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $143,200
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $188,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $246,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.60 N, Longitude: 93.71 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -301 (-5.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 161 (6.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 515

Windsor Heights household income distribution Windsor Heights home values distribution

Property values in Windsor Heights, IA


Crime rates in Windsor Heights by Year
Type 2002 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1100013132202
per 100,000 20.721.20.00.00.021.764.420.560.541.040.80.040.9
Robberies 4633334221011
per 100,000 83.0127.464.466.666.165.085.940.940.320.50.020.520.4
Assaults 1487311126367664
per 100,000 290.3169.9150.466.6242.5260.0128.861.4121.0143.4122.5123.081.7
Burglaries 22303625272016234233101425
per 100,000 456.2637.1773.4554.8595.2433.3343.6470.8847.3676.2204.2287.1510.9
Theft 252173232164239200160257239153171152195
per 100,000 5,226.03,673.84,983.93,639.65,269.04,332.83,435.75,261.04,821.53,135.23,491.93,116.73,985.3
Auto thefts 310129696826332
per 100,000 62.2212.4257.8199.7132.3195.0128.8163.840.3123.061.361.540.9
Arson 1021000001001
per 100,000 20.70.043.022.20.00.00.00.00.020.50.00.020.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.8) 363.4313.1323.5233.7331.3308.1274.9297.4340.1250.2216.1180.4253.6

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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 Windsor Heights detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Iowa average:

1.49
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -359 (-7.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (21%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Windsor Heights, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Windsor Heights-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Windsor Heights city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Windsor Heights-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% 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 377.7 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 362.9 miles away from Windsor Heights center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 304.4 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 379.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 116.9 miles away from Windsor Heights 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 249.3 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 Polk County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Windsor Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Windsor Heights:

  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CLIVE, IA)
  • CHILDSERVE HOMES-URBANDALE HOUSE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; URBANDALE, IA)
  • FOUNTAIN WEST HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WEST DES MOINES, IA)
  • IOWA HOME CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WEST DES MOINES, IA)
  • CHARTER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; DES MOINES, IA)
  • NURSE FORCE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WEST DES MOINES, IA)
  • IOWA JEWISH SENIOR LIFE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DES MOINES, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Windsor Heights:

  • Drake University (about 4 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 9 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa State University (about 30 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 67 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 79 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 91 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 92 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)

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Notable locations in Windsor Heights: Windsor Heights (A), Windsor Heights Fire Department (B), Windsor Heights Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Windsor Heights include: Windsor Presbyterian Church (A), Greater Des Moines Baptist Church (B), Olivet Baptist Church (C), Greater Des Moines Baptist Church (D), Walnut Creek Community Church (E), Windsor Heights Lutheran Church (F), Crestwood Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Hickman Motor Lodge (6500 Hickman Road Suite A).

Polk 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 63.9. This is about average.

City:

63.9
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.210. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.210
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.00
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.0403. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0403
U.S.:

1.9118

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.9%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Black residents, 58.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.8% for other race residents, 0.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.4%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
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: 0.6% of all households
4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
10 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Windsor Heights (2011 data):

  • Midwest Heritage Bank, FSB: Windsor Heights Branch at 7101 University, branch established on 1998/05/05. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $154.4 mil, Deposits: $128.8 mil, headquarters in West Des Moines, IA, positive income, 9 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Iowa average:

10.4

Windsor Heights travel time to work - commute Windsor Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Windsor Heights city (based on Polk County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic62,86719
Mainline Protestant61,821117
Evangelical Protestant53,822208
Other9,33135
Black Protestant5,27519
Orthodox6464
None236,878-
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: 63
Polk County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Polk County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 158
Polk County:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 316
Here:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

25.8%
Iowa:

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

13.5%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Windsor Heights:

56.5%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Windsor Heights:

56.7%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.1
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Windsor Heights:

18.1%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.5%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Windsor Heights:

35.5%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Windsor Heights:

62.3%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Windsor Heights:

79.9%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Windsor Heights, 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
Financial Administration 3$17,845$71,3800$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,275
Police Protection - Officers 13$63,196$58,3350$0
Firefighters 3$14,942$59,76822$8,020
Streets and Highways 7$24,553$42,0910$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,704$44,4480$0
Other and Unallocable 3$10,377$41,5080$0
Totals for Government 30$134,617$53,84728$10,295

Windsor Heights government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $139,000 ($28.51)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,191,000 ($244.31)
    Regular Highways: $541,000 ($110.97)
    Financial Administration: $304,000 ($62.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $260,000 ($53.33)
    General - Other: $158,000 ($32.41)
    Health - Other: $156,000 ($32.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $119,000 ($24.41)
    Public Welfare - Other: $75,000 ($15.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000 ($10.26)
    Sewerage: $49,000 ($10.05)
    Central Staff Services: $43,000 ($8.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $25,000 ($5.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $23,000 ($4.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($3.49)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($2.46)
    Libraries: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $445,000 ($91.28)
    Benefit Payments: $68,000 ($13.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $477,000 ($97.85)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $191,000 ($39.18)
    Transit Utilities: $75,000 ($15.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $81,000 ($16.62)
    Police Protection: $58,000 ($11.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,372,000 ($281.44)

Windsor Heights government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $83,000 ($17.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $57,000 ($11.69)
    Sewerage: $41,000 ($8.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($2.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.03)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $12,000 ($2.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $332,000 ($68.10)
    Fines and Forfeits: $59,000 ($12.10)
    Interest Earnings: $43,000 ($8.82)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($1.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($10.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $410,000 ($84.10)
  • Tax - Property: $3,597,000 ($737.85)
    Public Utilities Sales: $304,000 ($62.36)
    Other License: $40,000 ($8.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($0.82)

Windsor Heights government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,215,000 ($2300.51)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,019,000 ($2260.31)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000,000 ($205.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $804,000 ($164.92)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,032,000 ($416.82)

5.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Iowa average:

5.75%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($110 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.02%
Iowa average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dallas County, IA  0.63% ($45,095 average AGI)
from Story County, IA  0.43% ($37,997)
from Warren County, IA  0.34% ($33,308)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Iowa average:

5.94%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($233 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.03%
Iowa average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, IA  0.95% ($57,124 average AGI)
to Warren County, IA  0.34% ($42,170)
to Story County, IA  0.25% ($30,347)

Strongest AM radio stations in Windsor Heights:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KWKY (1150 AM; 1 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: PUTBRESE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • 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)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Windsor Heights:

  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWDM (88.7 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: W. DES MOINES COMM. SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KVJZ (106.3 FM; ANKENY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZZQ (99.5 FM; WINTERSET, IA; Owner: POSITIVE IMPACT MEDIA, INC.)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KDPS (88.1 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES INDEP. COM.SCHOOL DIST.)
  • KKRF (107.9 FM; STUART, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Windsor Heights:

  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K29EA (Channel 29; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K46EY (Channel 46; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • KFPX (Channel 39; NEWTON, IA; Owner: PAXSON DES MOINES LICENSE, INC.)
Windsor Heights fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Windsor Heights fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 92m302ftTotal length
  • 404,516Total average daily traffic
  • 12,886Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 61960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Windsor Heights, IA

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1300 73rd St (Lat: 41.601389 Lon: -93.718556), Call Sign: KNHV321
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.515 MHzGrant Date: 12/16/1998, Expiration Date: 01/12/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2004Registrant: City Wide Heating & Air Conditioning Inc, 1300 73rd St, Windsor Heights, IA 50311
  • Lat: 41.601389 Lon: -93.718556, Call Sign: WQAG840
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.515 MHzGrant Date: 05/27/2004, Expiration Date: 05/27/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/02/2014, Certifier: Bob DotyRegistrant: Illowa Communications, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Windsor Heights, 1133 66th St. (Lat: 41.599306 Lon: -93.707528), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQUD628
    Assigned Frequencies: 11525.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/10/2014, Expiration Date: 06/10/2024, Certifier: Carrie A LoneyRegistrant: Racom Corp., 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Windsor Heights)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43684 , Serial Number: 7343, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/01/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Frank A Debartolo, 6705 Del Matro Ave, Windsor Heights, IA 50324
  • Aircraft: BECKLEY JEFF VANS RV-7A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A3A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 597RV , Serial Number: 70936, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 05/01/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Jeff A Beckley, 1404 66th St, Windsor Heights, IA 50324

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$140,63936$104,593172$125,99914$38,8571$18,42016$85,819
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$124,4430$07$131,6030$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$162,9102$77,57534$126,3184$12,1200$03$101,820
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$137,2153$106,02020$134,8863$16,8070$02$114,910
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$157,7370$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0112.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$160,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$64,9701$141,580
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0112.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 26

Incident types - Windsor Heights

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Windsor Heights, IA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (19%)
Businesses in Windsor Heights, IA
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Sam's Club1
Burger King1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1

Windsor Heights compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Windsor Heights on our top lists:

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  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
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