Dunkerton, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 835 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.5%
 
Males: 407  (48.8%)
Females: 428  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50626.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,797 (it was $41,771 in 2000)
Dunkerton:

$55,797
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,193 (it was $15,863 in 2000)

Dunkerton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $164,969 (it was $82,000 in 2000)
Dunkerton:

$164,969
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $164,991; detached houses: $164,156

Median gross rent in 2017: $534.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dunkerton: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.8%
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  • Races in Dunkerton, IA (2010)
    • 81495.5%White alone
    • 222.6%Hispanic
    • 60.7%Black alone
    • 60.7%Asian alone
    • 40.5%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dunkerton, Iowa as of December 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dunkerton is 903 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (35.9%), American (26.1%), Irish (5.6%), English (4.4%), Swedish (2.4%), Norwegian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/18/1899

Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 0.94 square miles.

Population density: 884 people per square mile   (low).

Dunkerton, Iowa map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,674 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,074 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (10.8 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (144.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (235.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Fairbank, IA (2.7 miles ),
Raymond, IA (2.8 miles ),
Jesup, IA (2.8 miles ),
Elk Run Heights, IA (2.9 miles ),
Evansdale, IA (3.1 miles ),
Readlyn, IA (3.2 miles ),
Gilbertville, IA (3.3 miles ),
Waterloo, IA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 42.57 N, Longitude: 92.16 W

Area code: 319

Distribution of median household income in Dunkerton, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dunkerton, IA in 2017

Property values in Dunkerton, IA

Dunkerton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $76,800
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $71,500
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $190,400
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $137,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $137,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $199,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $189,500
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $254,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Dunkerton, IA residents
Average permit cost in Dunkerton, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in Dunkerton, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Machinery (9.8%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.3%)
  • Machinery (18.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.6%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Food (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Dunkerton, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Child care workers (5.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.7%)

Average climate in Dunkerton, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dunkerton, Iowa average temperatures Dunkerton, Iowa average precipitation Dunkerton, Iowa humidity Dunkerton, Iowa wind speed Dunkerton, Iowa snowfall Dunkerton, Iowa sunshine Dunkerton, Iowa clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.6. This is about average.

City:

70.6
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Dunkerton-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Dunkerton city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/26/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dunkerton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% 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 362.6 miles away from Dunkerton 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 342.6 miles away from Dunkerton center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 184.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 288.3 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 392.1 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) earthquake occurred 362.6 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 Black Hawk County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dunkerton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dunkerton:

  • BLACKHAWK CO HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • ALLEN HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • ALLEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • COUNTRY VIEW (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • DENVER SUNSET HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DENVER, IA)
  • BEACON OF HOPE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • BLACK HAWK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dunkerton:

  • Hawkeye Community College (about 13 miles; Waterloo, IA; Full-time enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 16 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 27 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 45 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 53 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Luther College (about 55 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 64 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)

Public high school in Dunkerton:

Public elementary/middle school in Dunkerton:

See full list of schools located in Dunkerton

Library in Dunkerton:

  • DUNKERTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $34,490; Location: 209 W MAIN; 8,312 books; 112 audio materials; 362 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dunkerton: Dunkerton Co-op Elevator (A), Dunkerton (B), Dunkerton Ambulance Service (C), Dunkerton City Hall (D), Dunkerton Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dunkerton include: Saint Johns Lutheran Church (A), Dunkerton Gospel Hall (B), Dunkerton United Methodist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bests Power House (Tours & Charters; 11217 East Dunkerton Road).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dunkerton that have no violations reported:

  • DUNKERTON MUNI WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 852, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.5%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Dunkerton (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank: Dunkerton Branch at 905 Jon Road, branch established on 1999/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $374.6 mil, Deposits: $328.5 mil, headquarters in Waterloo, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Fsb Financial Services, Inc

For population 15 years and over in Dunkerton:

Marital status in Dunkerton, IA
  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in Dunkerton:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dunkerton, IA (based on Black Hawk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant24,94754
Catholic20,04911
Evangelical Protestant14,57777
Black Protestant9,11611
Other2,39211
Orthodox601
None59,949-
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: 21
Black Hawk County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Black Hawk County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Black Hawk County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 94
Here:

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.9%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.6%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Black Hawk County:

14.0%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.6%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dunkerton:

49.5%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Dunkerton:

30.3
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dunkerton:

21.8%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dunkerton:

21.7%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dunkerton:

45.7%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

51.1%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.1%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dunkerton, 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
Sewerage 1$3,295$39,5400$0
Water Supply 1$3,295$39,5400$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,613$55,3560$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$3,253
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$4,338
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 42$980
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$11,203$44,81246$8,571

Dunkerton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.20)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $151,000 ($180.84)
    Police Protection: $122,000 ($146.11)
    Water Utilities: $83,000 ($99.40)
    Sewerage: $63,000 ($75.45)
    Libraries: $46,000 ($55.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000 ($39.52)
    Health - Other: $28,000 ($33.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($33.53)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($33.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($23.95)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($15.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($10.78)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($5.99)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($3.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($1.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($8.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $211,000 ($252.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($56.29)

Dunkerton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $61,000 ($73.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($35.93)
    Other: $24,000 ($28.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($2.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $74,000 ($88.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $26,000 ($31.14)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($7.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $117,000 ($140.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $81,000 ($97.01)
    Other: $8,000 ($9.58)
  • Tax - Property: $274,000 ($328.14)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $105,000 ($125.75)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000 ($3.59)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.20)

Dunkerton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,460,000 ($1748.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,362,000 ($1631.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $98,000 ($117.37)

Dunkerton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $443,000 ($530.54)

4.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Iowa average:

5.97%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bremer County, IA  0.31% ($45,761 average AGI)
from Linn County, IA  0.26% ($37,847)
from Polk County, IA  0.21% ($43,343)


6.57% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Iowa average:

6.23%

0.43% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,845 average AGI)
Black Hawk County:

0.43%
Iowa average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Polk County, IA  0.58% ($52,360 average AGI)
to Bremer County, IA  0.39% ($51,157)
to Linn County, IA  0.36% ($39,204)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dunkerton:

  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KWOF (850 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: FRIENDSHIP COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KNWS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWAY (1470 AM; 1 kW; WAVERLY, IA; Owner: AEL SUHR ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dunkerton:

  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KOEL (98.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHKE (89.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KQMG-FM (95.3 FM; INDEPENDENCE, IA; Owner: KEENE OF IOWA, INC.)
  • KBBG (88.1 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: AFRO AMERICAN COMMUNITY B/CSTING,INC)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KCVM (96.1 FM; HUDSON, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KWAY-FM (99.3 FM; WAVERLY, IA; Owner: AEL SUHR ENTERPRISES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dunkerton:

  • 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.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K44FK (Channel 44; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)

Dunkerton fatal accident list:

Oct 4, 1977 09:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 243ft / 73.6mTotal length
  • 14,480Total average daily traffic
  • 1,327Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,480Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dunkerton, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31940-1949
  • 41960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dunkerton, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dunkerton)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Water Tank S Canfield Rd (Lat: 42.570250 Lon: -92.163222), Call Sign: WNKX211,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.220 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2012, Expiration Date: 03/04/2023, Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • 509 W Dunkerton St (Lat: 42.570528 Lon: -92.155167), Call Sign: KNBD372,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.395 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/2001, Expiration Date: 08/14/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/15/2011, Registrant: Brl, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510
  • 2505 Cunningham Road (Lat: 42.534278 Lon: -92.093056), Call Sign: WQRA814,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.712 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2013, Expiration Date: 04/05/2023, Certifier: George Johnson, Registrant: Radio Communications Service, 1657 Falls Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701, Phone: (319) 234-3511, Fax: (319) 233-8292, Email:
  • 509 S Canfield St (Lat: 42.566944 Lon: -92.159444), Call Sign: WQRK583,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.287 MHz, 467.287 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2013, Expiration Date: 06/05/2023, Certifier: Jim Stanton, Registrant: Electronic Engineering Co, 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • DUNKERTON WEST, 512 West Dunkerton Road (Lat: 42.567167 Lon: -92.169972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQHZ269,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2007, Expiration Date: 12/04/2017, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2015, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Dunkerton, 512 West Dunkerton Road (Lat: 42.567167 Lon: -92.169972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQXV205,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2016, Expiration Date: 06/17/2026, Certifier: Jeff Olson, Registrant: Racom, 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dunkerton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$103,330
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2003 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0028.00

Most common first names in Dunkerton, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William784.2 years
Anna785.4 years
Richard673.2 years
George580.8 years
John580.8 years
Mary564.0 years
Leonard576.0 years
Carl488.2 years
Fred481.0 years
Margaret481.5 years
Most common last names in Dunkerton, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1080.8 years
Bartholomew880.9 years
Shimp776.6 years
Smith670.5 years
Weber678.2 years
Wellner684.7 years
Magee590.6 years
Meyerhoff578.2 years
Wheeler579.4 years
Adams481.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dunkerton, IA
  • 83.5%Utility gas
  • 15.3%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dunkerton, IA
  • 48.5%Electricity
  • 45.6%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Wood


Dunkerton compared to Iowa state average:

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