La Porte City, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 2,272 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.1%
 
Males: 1,139  (50.1%)
Females: 1,133  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

43.0 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50651.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,145 (it was $37,540 in 2000)
La Porte City:

$50,145
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,169 (it was $19,266 in 2000)

La Porte City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $146,460 (it was $72,800 in 2000)
La Porte City:

$146,460
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $163,561; detached houses: $167,250; townhouses or other attached units: $185,287; in 2-unit structures: $182,917; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,369; mobile homes: $45,158

Median gross rent in 2017: $768.

March 2019 cost of living index in La Porte City: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.8%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
  • Races in La Porte City, IA (2010)
    • 2,21997.1%White alone
    • 221.0%Hispanic
    • 210.9%Two or more races
    • 170.7%Black alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 10.04%American Indian alone

Races in La Porte City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in La Porte City, Iowa as of November 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in La Porte City is 346 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (55.6%), American (14.4%), Irish (4.8%), Norwegian (2.6%), English (2.4%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 819 feet

Land area: 2.63 square miles.

Population density: 865 people per square mile   (low).

La Porte City, Iowa map

16 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,143 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,877 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (14.8 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (151.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (233.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Mount Auburn, IA (2.5 miles),
Gilbertville, IA (2.7 miles ),
Washburn, IA (2.8 miles ),
Brandon, IA (3.1 miles ),
Raymond, IA (3.3 miles ),
Elk Run Heights, IA (3.4 miles ),
Evansdale, IA (3.4 miles ),
Dysart, IA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 42.31 N, Longitude: 92.19 W

Area code: 319

Distribution of median household income in La Porte City, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in La Porte City, IA in 2017

Property values in La Porte City, IA

La Porte City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $271,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $322,500
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $214,800
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $231,700
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $185,000
Number of permits per 10,000 La Porte City, IA residents
Average permit cost in La Porte City, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +150 (+7.1%).
Most common industries in La Porte City, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.5%)
  • Machinery (8.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in La Porte City, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)

Average climate in La Porte City, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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La Porte City, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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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 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

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

On 8/26/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the La Porte City city center killed one person and injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.9 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Porte City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% 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 350.2 miles away from La Porte 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 330.8 miles away from La Porte City 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 179.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 301.0 miles away from La Porte 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 379.2 miles away from La Porte 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 382.9 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).
La Porte City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in La Porte City:

  • LAPORTE CITY NURSING AND REHAB C (1100 HWY 218 N)

Other hospitals and medical centers near La Porte City:

  • SUNNYCREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DYSART, IA)
  • BEACON OF HOPE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • IOWA HOSPICE LLC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • RAVENWOOD NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • MERCY DIALYSIS - VINTON (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; VINTON, IA)
  • BLACK HAWK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • FRIENDSHIP VILLAGE RETIREMENT (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)

Airports located in La Porte City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Porte City:

  • Hawkeye Community College (about 11 miles; Waterloo, IA; Full-time enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 20 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 40 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 42 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • University of Iowa (about 57 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 62 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 72 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)

Public high school in La Porte City:

Public elementary/middle school in La Porte City:

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Library in La Porte City:

  • HAWKINS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $85,660; Location: 308 MAIN ST; 16,736 books; 554 audio materials; 1,099 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 95 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in La Porte City: La Porte City (A), FFA Historical and Ag Museum (B), La Porte City Fire Department (C), La Porte City Hall (D), La Porte City Police Department (E), Hawkins Memorial Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in La Porte City include: Saint Paul United Methodist Church (A), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (B), Heartland Community Church (C), Trinity Wesleyan Church (D), First United Presbyterian Church (E), American Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Rockwood Motel (504 Highway 218 North).

Birthplace of: Fran Allison - Comedian and singer.

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

2.5 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.7%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
47 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in La Porte City (2011 data):

  • Cedar Valley Bank & Trust: at 321 Main Street, branch established on 1906/07/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $45.4 mil, Deposits: $41.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: D & D Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: La Porte City Branch at 508 Highway 218 North, branch established on 1937/09/07. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in La Porte City:

Marital status in La Porte City, IA
  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in La Porte City:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - La Porte City
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for La Porte City, 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.
State:

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.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 94
Black Hawk County:

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

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%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.5%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.4%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.6%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
La Porte City:

9.1%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
La Porte City:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.8%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

53.9%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
La Porte City:

76.5%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of La Porte City, 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
Police Protection - Officers 3$9,592$38,3682$3,556
Other Government Administration 3$9,002$36,0086$484
Streets and Highways 2$6,502$39,0120$0
Sewerage 2$7,592$45,5520$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,954$35,4482$1,680
Local Libraries 1$1,894$22,7282$1,780
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 35$7,210
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$1,213
Totals for Government 12$37,536$37,53651$15,923

La Porte City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,124,000 ($494.72)
    General - Other: $86,000 ($37.85)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,588,000 ($698.94)
    Water Utilities: $404,000 ($177.82)
    Police Protection: $382,000 ($168.13)
    Regular Highways: $338,000 ($148.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $295,000 ($129.84)
    Sewerage: $287,000 ($126.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $204,000 ($89.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $155,000 ($68.22)
    Libraries: $89,000 ($39.17)
    General Public Buildings: $70,000 ($30.81)
    Financial Administration: $58,000 ($25.53)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $56,000 ($24.65)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($7.48)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($4.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($2.64)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($2.20)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.44)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($8.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($41.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $76,000 ($33.45)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($6.60)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($4.40)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $984,000 ($433.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $53,000 ($23.33)

La Porte City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $282,000 ($124.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $185,000 ($81.43)
    Other: $95,000 ($41.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000 ($25.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $46,000 ($20.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $180,000 ($79.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $88,000 ($38.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000 ($10.12)
    Sale of Property: $18,000 ($7.92)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($6.16)
    Rents: $11,000 ($4.84)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,882,000 ($828.35)
    Water Utilities: $560,000 ($246.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $217,000 ($95.51)
    Other: $25,000 ($11.00)
  • Tax - Property: $950,000 ($418.13)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $294,000 ($129.40)
    Other License: $23,000 ($10.12)

La Porte City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,448,000 ($2838.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,970,000 ($1747.36)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,071,000 ($1351.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $593,000 ($261.00)

La Porte City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,167,000 ($513.64)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,203,000 ($2290.05)

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)

Businesses in La Porte City, IA

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Ford: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in La Porte City:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNWS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWOF (850 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: FRIENDSHIP COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Porte City:

  • KOKZ (105.7 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)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHKE (89.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOEL (98.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KQMG-FM (95.3 FM; INDEPENDENCE, IA; Owner: KEENE OF IOWA, INC.)
  • KCVM (96.1 FM; HUDSON, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBBG (88.1 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: AFRO AMERICAN COMMUNITY B/CSTING,INC)

TV broadcast stations around La Porte City:

  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • K44FK (Channel 44; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
La Porte City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

La Porte City fatal accident list:

Jun 28, 1992 07:00 PM, 8th St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Nov 19, 1990 12:44 AM, 1st.St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 9, 1982 05:20 PM, Us 218, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 289ft / 88.1mTotal length
  • 15,000Total average daily traffic
  • 1,739Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,000Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in La Porte City, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for La Porte City, IA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$119,7901$133,5504$110,5201$40,140
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$157,0100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$154,5900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0029.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$62,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0029.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in La Porte City, IA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in La Porte City, IA - Value

2003 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of fires - 36 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in La Porte City, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.7%), and Structure Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in La Porte City, IA
    • 7651.7%Outside Fires
    • 4832.7%Structure Fires
    • 2013.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 32.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for La Porte City, IA
Most common first names in La Porte City, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2878.9 years
Robert2474.9 years
Donald2375.2 years
Helen2083.0 years
Harold2075.2 years
Mary1979.9 years
George1977.1 years
William1876.2 years
Henry1383.1 years
James1373.5 years
Most common last names in La Porte City, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Christian1386.8 years
Taylor1275.3 years
Miller1283.2 years
Brown1177.4 years
Clark1176.2 years
Anton1085.9 years
Harting1081.0 years
Elliott982.0 years
Kline978.2 years
Johnson877.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Porte City, IA
  • 83.5%Utility gas
  • 11.9%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Porte City, IA
  • 76.8%Utility gas
  • 23.2%Electricity


La Porte City 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.
  • Median age 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.
There are 6 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Bruce Rempe (3)
  • Joseph A. Bell (1)
  • Ronald W. Kaufmann (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2020.