Primghar, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 856 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 
Males: 403  (47.2%)
Females: 453  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

42.9 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 51245.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,787 (it was $31,304 in 2000)
Primghar:

$54,787
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,353 (it was $17,791 in 2000)

Primghar city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $81,278 (it was $39,900 in 2000)
Primghar:

$81,278
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $147,339; detached houses: $149,190; townhouses or other attached units: $137,781; in 2-unit structures: $132,017; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,768; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $159,076; mobile homes: $40,082

Median gross rent in 2019: $609.

March 2019 cost of living index in Primghar: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.2%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Black residents, 3.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Primghar, IA (2019)
    • 77687.1%White alone
    • 556.2%Hispanic
    • 192.1%Asian alone
    • 141.6%Two or more races
    • 121.3%Black alone
    • 50.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Primghar, Iowa as of July 30, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Primghar is 327 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (43.0%), Irish (7.9%), Dutch (5.5%), French (4.9%), Norwegian (4.5%), American (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/15/1888

Elevation: 1525 feet

Land area: 1.38 square miles.

Population density: 619 people per square mile   (low).

Primghar, Iowa map

37 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

4.2%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,166 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $838 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (56.4 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (127.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (414.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Archer, IA (2.5 miles),
Sanborn, IA (2.6 miles ),
Paullina, IA (2.8 miles ),
Hartley, IA (3.2 miles ),
Sutherland, IA (3.2 miles ),
Calumet, IA (3.2 miles),
Sheldon, IA (3.6 miles ),
Melvin, IA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 43.09 N, Longitude: 95.63 W

Area code: 712

Distribution of median household income in Primghar, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Primghar, IA in 2019
Primghar satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $206,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $206,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $212,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $199,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Primghar, IA residents
Average permit cost in Primghar, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.1%
Iowa:

3.1%
Most common industries in Primghar, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Food (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Food (8.2%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.2%)
  • Educational services (19.0%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Food (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Primghar, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Food processing workers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Primghar, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Primghar-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Primghar city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/1/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Primghar-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 181% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 179.7 miles away from Primghar center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 204.6 miles away from Primghar center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 466.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 181.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 150.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in O'Brien County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Primghar topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Primghar:

  • BAUM HARMON MERCY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 255 N WELCH AVENUE)
  • PRIMGHAR CARE CENTER (735 NORTH RERICK)
  • PRIMGHAR REHAB AND CARE CENTER (735 NORTH RERICK)

Airports and heliports located in Primghar:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Primghar:

  • Buena Vista University (about 38 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 46 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 56 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 67 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 69 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 84 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Wayne State College (about 92 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)

Public elementary/middle school in Primghar:

See full list of schools located in Primghar

Library in Primghar:

  • PRIMGHAR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $36,609; Location: 320 1ST ST NE; 18,205 books; 440 audio materials; 1,459 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 41 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Primghar: O'Brien County Fairground (A), Primghar Golf and Country Club (B), Primghar City Park Campground (C), Nicholson and Edwards Grain Company Elevator (D), Primghar Ambulance (E), Primghar Public Library (F), O'Brien County Sheriffs Office (G), O'Brien County Courthouse (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Primghar include: Church of Christ (A), United Church of Primghar (B), Grace Lutheran Church (C), American Reformed Church (D), Saint Anthony s Catholic Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Primghar: Primghar City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Harvest Inn (380 2nd Street Northeast).

Court: O'Brien County - Magistrate's Court (155 South Hayes Avenue).

Birthplace of: Joseph N. Welch - Lawyer.

O'Brien 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:

2.2 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.0%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
29 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
20 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
34 people in nursing homes in 2000
10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Primghar (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Primghar: The First National Bank Of Primghar at 108 South Hayes Avenue, branch established on 1889/11/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $29.2 mil, Deposits: $24.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Savings Bank: at 185 S Green Avenue, branch established on 1894/11/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $127.0 mil, Deposits: $115.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Capital Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Primghar:

Marital status in Primghar, IA
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Primghar:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Iowa average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Primghar
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Primghar, IA (based on O'Brien County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,62218
Evangelical Protestant4,03621
Catholic1,3885
Other--
None3,352-
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: 7
O'Brien County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
O'Brien County:

10.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
O'Brien County:

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.2%
Iowa:

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

16.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Primghar:

53.4%
Iowa:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.8%
Iowa:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Primghar:

28.5
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.6%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Primghar:

11.6%
Iowa:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Primghar:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Primghar:

34.8%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Primghar:

57.0%
Iowa:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Primghar:

75.1%
State:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Primghar, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 2$8,711$52,2660$0
Financial Administration 2$7,296$43,7760$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,426$53,1122$534
Sewerage 1$3,512$42,1440$0
Water Supply 1$2,124$25,4880$0
Health 0$0 8$1,816
Firefighters 0$0 1$54
Totals for Government 7$26,069$44,69011$2,404

Primghar government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $837,000 ($977.80)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $803,000 ($938.08)
    Regular Highways: $401,000 ($468.46)
    Water Utilities: $207,000 ($241.82)
    Financial Administration: $176,000 ($205.61)
    Sewerage: $170,000 ($198.60)
    Health - Other: $87,000 ($101.64)
    Police Protection: $86,000 ($100.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $71,000 ($82.94)
    Hospitals: $53,000 ($61.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($47.90)
    Libraries: $37,000 ($43.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($22.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000 ($18.69)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($10.51)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $4,000 ($4.67)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($3.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($3.50)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($29.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($33.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,000 ($1.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $468,000 ($546.73)

Primghar government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $163,000 ($190.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000 ($68.93)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($31.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($12.85)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($10.51)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000 ($77.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $160,000 ($186.92)
    Rents: $104,000 ($121.50)
    General Revenue - Other: $63,000 ($73.60)
    Special Assessments: $30,000 ($35.05)
    Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($33.88)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $910,000 ($1063.08)
    Water Utilities: $173,000 ($202.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $392,000 ($457.94)
    Highways: $113,000 ($132.01)
  • Tax - Property: $352,000 ($411.21)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $116,000 ($135.51)
    Other License: $4,000 ($4.67)

Primghar government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,136,000 ($2495.33)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,902,000 ($2221.96)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $234,000 ($273.36)

Primghar government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,958,000 ($3455.61)

5.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Iowa average:

6.23%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sioux County, IA  0.62% ($64,543 average AGI)
to Osceola County, IA  0.44% ($34,840)
to Clay County, IA  0.42% ($25,708)

Businesses in Primghar, IA

  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Primghar:

  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KIWA (1550 AM; 1 kW; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Primghar:

  • KOJI (90.7 FM; OKOBOJI, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KIWA-FM (105.3 FM; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Primghar:

  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K33AB (Channel 33; SIBLEY, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Primghar fatal accident list:

Dec 3, 1998 07:12 PM, Us-59, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 41.5mTotal length
  • 10,535Total average daily traffic
  • 1,657Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,535Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Primghar, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 61970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Primghar, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Primghar)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Primghar, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • PRIMGHAR, 3510 Silver Ave Approx 950' E Int 350th St & Silver Ave (Lat: 43.141944 Lon: -95.620556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WPJD300,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2015, 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:
  • Primghar, Lat: 43.089000 Lon: -95.623389, Call Sign: WQBQ310, Licensee ID: L00112816,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2004, Expiration Date: 11/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2015, Certifier: Deeann Lansink, Registrant: City Of Primghar
  • Primghar, Lat: 43.085667 Lon: -95.627139, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.2 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQPQ884,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022, Certifier: Dj L Weber, Registrant: The Community Cable Television Agency Of O\' Brien County, 102 S. Eastern St., Sanborn, IA 51248, Phone: (712) 930-5593, Fax: (712) 930-5595, Email:
  • Primghar, Lat: 43.085667 Lon: -95.627139, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.2 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQPQ884,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022, Certifier: Dj L Weber, Registrant: The Community Cable Television Agency Of O\' Brien County, 102 S. Eastern St., Sanborn, IA 51248, Phone: (712) 930-5593, Fax: (712) 930-5595, Email:
  • Primghar, Lat: 43.085667 Lon: -95.627139, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.2 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQPQ884,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022, Certifier: Dj L Weber, Registrant: The Community Cable Television Agency Of O\' Brien County, 102 S. Eastern St., Sanborn, IA 51248, Phone: (712) 930-5593, Fax: (712) 930-5595, Email:
  • Primghar, Lat: 43.085667 Lon: -95.627139, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.2 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQPQ884,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022, Certifier: Dj L Weber, Registrant: The Community Cable Television Agency Of O\' Brien County, 102 S. Eastern St., Sanborn, IA 51248, Phone: (712) 930-5593, Fax: (712) 930-5595, Email:
  • 10202052, Lat: 43.106083 Lon: -95.604389, Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQPQ884,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022, Certifier: Dj L Weber, Registrant: The Community Cable Television Agency Of O\' Brien County, 102 S. Eastern St., Sanborn, IA 51248, Phone: (712) 930-5593, Fax: (712) 930-5595, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA0RPL, Grant Date: 03/22/1988, Expiration Date: 03/22/1998, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2000, Registrant: Shirley J Roos, 515 S Rerick Ave, Primghar, IA 51245
  • Call Sign: W0CON, Licensee ID: L00142971, Grant Date: 09/19/1996, Expiration Date: 09/19/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Lloyd B Brown, Primghar, IA 51245
  • Call Sign: W0SDI, Previous Call Sign: N0UYJ, Licensee ID: L00144483, Grant Date: 05/07/2016, Expiration Date: 06/29/2026, Registrant: Gary L Steinbeck, 3893 Tanager Ave, Primghar, IA 51245
  • Call Sign: WB0ZEL, Grant Date: 07/09/1994, Expiration Date: 07/09/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/11/2006, Registrant: John H Rosenboom, 340 6th St Se Box 463, Primghar, IA 51245
  • Call Sign: KC0TQU, Licensee ID: L00964539, Grant Date: 12/09/2014, Expiration Date: 01/12/2025, Certifier: Steven J Koel, Registrant: Steven J Koel, 520 S Green Ave, Primghar, IA 51245
  • Call Sign: KD0QDW, Licensee ID: L01675117, Grant Date: 11/29/2011, Expiration Date: 11/29/2021, Certifier: Cheryl A Koel, Registrant: Cheryl A Koel, Primghar, IA 51245

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9460B, N9460B, N-9460B, Serial Number: 55260, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 04/16/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 11/08/2004
    Registrant (Partnership): Ag Service Edwards, Po Box 276, Primghar, IA 51245

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 8. The highest number of fire incidents - 16 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Primghar, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.1%), and Outside Fires (37.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Primghar, IA
    • 5749.1%Structure Fires
    • 4437.9%Outside Fires
    • 108.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 54.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Primghar, IA
Most common first names in Primghar, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2577.0 years
William1175.4 years
Charles1168.6 years
Mary1084.9 years
George976.6 years
Henry880.6 years
Harold872.7 years
Alma890.1 years
Clara881.8 years
Walter875.2 years
Most common last names in Primghar, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Steuck1084.7 years
Smith975.3 years
Brown782.0 years
Merry782.7 years
Edwards775.4 years
Fjeld680.7 years
Nelson677.3 years
Guetschow666.0 years
Petersen678.5 years
Manley677.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Primghar, IA
  • 85.3%Utility gas
  • 11.8%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Primghar, IA
  • 58.6%Utility gas
  • 37.1%Electricity
  • 2.6%Other fuel
  • 1.7%No fuel used


Primghar compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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