The Storm Lake area is home to a vibrant business and industrial community and an impressive quality of life. A savvy workforce and a low cost of living provide unique operating advantages to both business and industry.
Storm Lake and Area Population
Population 25 Years and Over in Storm Lake
Median Household Income
Area Housing Information
|Median Home Sale Price||70,500|
|Average Household Size (people)||2.43|
Buena Vista County and the Storm Lake area are served by excellent infrastructure, including both telecommunications and transportation.
Location and Transportation
Storm Lake serves as the junction for US Highway 71 and Iowa Highways 7 and 110. US Highways 71 and 20, in the final phases of its four-lane expansion, intersect 11 miles south of Storm Lake.
The Canadian National Railroad serves the communities of Newell, Storm Lake and Alta.
Storm Lake Municipal Airport (Class C) is located just three minutes South of Storm Lake on Hwy 110. Features include two concrete runways; 17/35 5000' x 75', 13/31 3034' x 50'. Instrument approaches: NDB 35, GPS 35/17. Communications: Unicom 122.70, ARRAS 121.725, AWOS (on field) 118.525 and DTN computerized weather. Full service FBO with Phillips Jet A (premix) and 100LL with 24-hour self-service.
Cable Television, Phone & Internet Providers
Consumers increase spending and boost retail sales.
Buena Vista County sits on some of the richest farmland in the United States.
Storm Lake and the surrounding area provide exceptional educational opportunities
Buena Vista University is ranked third best value school among Midwest colleges by U.S. News and World Reports.
Multiple, state-of-the-art healthcare options are available to area residents
In 2016, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center (BVRMC) opened a $26 million, nearly 70,000 square foot addition and renovation, which includes new medical surgery, ICU and obstetrics rooms as well as a new emergency room, lab and main entrance.
Recreational opportunities abound in the area.
119 W 6th St - PO Box 584 | Storm Lake, IA 50588
712.732.3780 | 888.752.4692