Winterset, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 5,141 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.8%
 
Males: 2,403  (46.7%)
Females: 2,738  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50273.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,763 (it was $33,142 in 2000)
Winterset:

$41,763
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,683 (it was $17,274 in 2000)

Winterset city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $135,374 (it was $84,800 in 2000)
Winterset:

$135,374
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $764.

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  • Races in Winterset, IA (2010)

    Winterset races chart
    • 5,01496.6%White alone
    • 1062.0%Hispanic
    • 310.6%Two or more races
    • 200.4%Asian alone
    • 90.2%Black alone
    • 100.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Winterset: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.4%), Irish (14.7%), English (11.9%), United States (6.9%), Danish (6.0%), Norwegian (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/16/1857

Elevation: 1125 feet

Land area: 3.51 square miles.

Population density: 1,464 people per square mile   (low).

Winterset,IA real estate house value index trend

Winterset, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Winterset:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winterset city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

20 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Winterset, Iowa as of August 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Winterset to the number of sex offenders is 432 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,592 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,372 (2.0%)

Winterset satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (27.0 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (104.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (329.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Patterson, IA (2.6 miles) , East Peru, IA (3.0 miles) , St. Charles, IA (3.3 miles ), Bevington, IA (3.4 miles) , Macksburg, IA (3.5 miles) , Earlham, IA (3.5 miles ), Truro, IA (3.5 miles ), De Soto, IA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $185,600
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $207,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.34 N, Longitude: 94.01 W

Area code: 515

Winterset household income distribution Winterset home values distribution

Crime rates in Winterset by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.020.70.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00001111124
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.020.620.720.519.219.138.778.9
Robberies 00100000000
per 100,000 0.00.020.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 28675355547
per 100,000 42.1163.4122.4140.8103.062.2102.495.895.477.3138.1
Burglaries 1426151313138537N/A4623
per 100,000 294.4530.9305.9261.6267.7269.41,740.7709.2N/A889.1453.8
Thefts 40757571498986125856755
per 100,000 841.21,531.51,529.71,428.61,009.11,844.61,761.22,396.01,621.51,294.91,085.2
Auto thefts 23411033523
per 100,000 42.161.381.620.120.60.061.457.595.438.759.2
Arson 00000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.019.30.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6) 68.6141.2124.3109.3101.6169.4243.0191.7162.2169.8177.2

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Crime rate in Winterset detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Iowa average:

1.70
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +292 (+6.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Winterset, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Winterset-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the Winterset city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Winterset-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 80% 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 381.4 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 367.9 miles away from Winterset 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 93.7 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 375.0 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 316.5 miles away from Winterset center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 269.5 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 Madison County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winterset topographic map

Birthplace of: John Wayne - (1907-1979), actor, Fred Clarke - Baseball player and coach, Donna Nalewaja - Politician, Elden Benge - Trumpet player and manufacturer, John Neal - College basketball player (Iowa State Cyclones), Ralph McKinzie - Football.

Hospitals and medical centers in Winterset:

  • MADISON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 300 WEST HUTCHINGS STREET)
  • QHC WINTERSET NORTH, LLC (411 EAST LANE STREET)
  • QHC WINTERSET SOUTH, LLC (715 SOUTH SECOND AVENUE)
  • WEST BRIDGE CARE AND REHABILITATION (1015 WEST SUMMIT)

airports located in Winterset:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winterset:

  • Drake University (about 27 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 34 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa State University (about 52 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 81 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 82 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 87 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 93 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)

Public high schools in Winterset:

  • WINTERSET SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 501, Location: 624 HUSKY DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • WINTERSET BRIDGES SCHOOL (Location: 624 HUSKY DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Winterset:

See full list of schools located in Winterset

Library in Winterset:

  • WINTERSET PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $419,083; Location: 123 N 2ND ST; 40,546 books; 3,533 audio materials; 2,885 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 155 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Winterset: B B and P Feed and Grain Incorporated Elevator (A), Farmers Cooperative Elevator (B), John Wayne Birthplace (C), Bevington-Kaser House and Prairie Village Historical Complex (D), Winterset City Park Campground (E), Madison County Ambulance (F), Winterset City Hall (G), Madison County Courthouse (H), Madison County Sheriffs Office (I), Winterset Police Department (J), Winterset Fire Department (K), Winterset Public Library (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Winterset include: Trinity Episcopal Church (A), First Christian Church (B), First United Presbyterian Church (C), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (D), Grace Baptist Church (E), Church of the Nazarene (F), Seventh Day Adventist Church (G), Foursquare Gospel Church (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Winterset Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Winterset include: Discovery of the Delicious Apple Historical Marker (1), Tribute to Madison County First Settler Historical Marker (2), Monument Park (3), George Washington Carver Memorial Park (4), Memory Lane Park (5), Giffin Fields (6), Whistle Stop Park (7), Winterset City Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Madison County Historical Society (Museums; 815 South 2nd Street), Birthplace of John Wayne (Museums; 216 South 2nd Street), National Ballooning Limited (2902 200th Trail).

Hotels: Village View Motel JCT (92 And 169), Super 8 Motel (1312 North 10th Street).

Court: Counties Of-Iowa - Judge Of District Court- Clerk Of District Court- Madison County- Magist (Courthouse).

Madison 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 58.2. This is better than average.

City:

58.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.02
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.4%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
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

People in group quarters in Winterset in 2010:

  • 175 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Winterset in 2000:

  • 253 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Winterset, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Winterset (2011 data):

  • Union State Bank: at 201 West Court Avenue, branch established on 1935/01/02; Winterset Branch at 615 East Highway 92, branch established on 1992/08/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $72.4 mil, Deposits: $62.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Madison Holding Company
  • Farmers and Merchants State Bank: Motor Branch at 722 North First Street, branch established on 1980/04/28; Farmers And Merchants State Bank at 101 West Jefferson, branch established on 1938/08/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $173.6 mil, Deposits: $145.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers & Merchants Bancorp.
  • Exchange State Bank: South John Wayne Drive Branch at 113 South John Wayne Drive, branch established on 1998/02/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $41.4 mil, Deposits: $31.7 mil, headquarters in Adair, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Exchange Financial, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Winterset city (based on Madison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,24717
Evangelical Protestant1,83013
Catholic8102
Other1332
None9,659-
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: 2
Madison County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

28.2%
Iowa:

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

13.6%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.3%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Winterset:

40.9%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.7%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.1%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Winterset:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Winterset:

33.2%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Winterset:

51.7%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.7%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winterset, 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 5$25,448$61,0756$750
Police Protection - Officers 8$33,569$50,3540$0
Firefighters 0$0 21$1,359
Streets and Highways 4$14,254$42,7620$0
Sewerage 3$13,127$52,5080$0
Parks and Recreation 3$11,103$44,4124$3,957
Water Supply 5$22,386$53,7260$0
Electric Power 6$29,807$59,6140$0
Local Libraries 5$16,293$39,1034$3,288
Totals for Government 39$165,987$51,07335$9,354

Winterset government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $2,649,000 ($515.27)
    General - Other: $786,000 ($152.89)
    Regular Highways: $505,000 ($98.23)
    Sewerage: $153,000 ($29.76)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,043,000 ($591.91)
    Water Utilities: $710,000 ($138.11)
    Police Protection: $580,000 ($112.82)
    Regular Highways: $455,000 ($88.50)
    General - Other: $417,000 ($81.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $385,000 ($74.89)
    Libraries: $353,000 ($68.66)
    Sewerage: $331,000 ($64.38)
    Financial Administration: $179,000 ($34.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $50,000 ($9.73)
    General Public Buildings: $38,000 ($7.39)
    Air Transportation: $36,000 ($7.00)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $25,000 ($4.86)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $20,000 ($3.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($3.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($1.75)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($1.56)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($1.56)
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($0.58)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($8.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $662,000 ($128.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $33,000 ($6.42)
    Air Transportation: $21,000 ($4.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($1.95)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($0.97)
    General Public Building: $3,000 ($0.58)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,757,000 ($341.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $128,000 ($24.90)

Winterset government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $823,000 ($160.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $182,000 ($35.40)
    All Other: $16,000 ($3.11)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $204,000 ($39.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $99,000 ($19.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $252,000 ($49.02)
    General Revenue, NEC: $140,000 ($27.23)
    Interest Earnings: $117,000 ($22.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $41,000 ($7.98)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,788,000 ($736.82)
    Water Utilities: $1,168,000 ($227.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $399,000 ($77.61)
    All Other: $80,000 ($15.56)
  • Tax - Property: $2,626,000 ($510.80)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $289,000 ($56.21)
    Other License: $32,000 ($6.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $22,000 ($4.28)

Winterset government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,940,000 ($3684.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,449,000 ($3394.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,391,000 ($465.08)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $900,000 ($175.06)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,363,000 ($654.15)

5.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,063 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
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 Polk County, IA  1.93% ($50,873 average AGI)
from Dallas County, IA  0.61% ($59,457)
from Warren County, IA  0.35% ($43,600)


6.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
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 Polk County, IA  2.12% ($37,311 average AGI)
to Dallas County, IA  0.89% ($53,902)
to Warren County, IA  0.66% ($40,658)

Strongest AM radio stations in Winterset:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWKY (1150 AM; 1 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: PUTBRESE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winterset:

  • KZZQ (99.5 FM; WINTERSET, IA; Owner: POSITIVE IMPACT MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KJJC (107.1 FM; OSCEOLA, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKRF (107.9 FM; STUART, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY 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)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, 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)
  • K203DB (88.5 FM; CRESTON, IA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSIB-FM (101.3 FM; CRESTON, IA; Owner: G. O. RADIO, LIMITED)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Winterset:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • 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)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Winterset fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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


Winterset fatal accident list:

Jun 24, 1995 03:00 AM, Pammel Pk, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 24, 1994 09:45 PM, 92, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 24, 1978 02:39 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 28m92ftTotal length
  • 14,034Total average daily traffic
  • 2,031Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,325Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Winterset, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6780.0 years
John5276.6 years
Charles4681.0 years
James4277.2 years
Robert4273.9 years
George4278.2 years
William3776.1 years
Helen3281.2 years
Mildred2783.9 years
Frank2678.6 years
Most common last names in Winterset, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3580.7 years
Johnson3083.1 years
Clark2781.7 years
Jones2581.4 years
Allen2177.1 years
Young1881.6 years
Davis1775.6 years
Wilson1783.6 years
Wright1587.3 years
Thompson1581.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Winterset, IA
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Super 81
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular1
Pizza Hut1UPS1
RadioShack1

Winterset compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Winterset on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
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