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Population in 2012: 66 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 

Males: 33  (50.0%)
Females: 33  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  52.0 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 50531

Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,214 (it was $28,036 in 2000)
Dolliver:

$60,214
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,682

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,506 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Dolliver:

$38,506
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $44,495; Detached houses: $44,495
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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dolliver: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (42.9%), Irish (17.5%), Polish (13.5%), English (6.3%), French (4.8%), Norwegian (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/16/1902

Elevation: 1280 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 181 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Dolliver:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dolliver city:

  • Never married: 12.2%
  • Now married: 70.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 7.8%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dolliver, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dolliver to the number of sex offenders is 66 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $543 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $275 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (106.3 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (123.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (370.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ceylon, MN (2.2 miles ), Gruver, IA (2.6 miles) , Armstrong, IA (2.9 miles ), Dunnell, MN (3.2 miles) , Estherville, IA (3.4 miles ), Ringsted, IA (3.6 miles ), Wallingford, IA (3.7 miles ), Welcome, MN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 43.46 N, Longitude: 94.61 W

Area code: 712

Dolliver household income distribution Dolliver home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-25.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (31%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (22%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)


Average climate in Dolliver, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Dolliver-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 145% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Dolliver city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/29/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.3 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Emmet County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Dolliver:

  • AVERA HOLY FAMILY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; ESTHERVILLE, IA)
  • EMMET COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ESTHERVILLE, IA)
  • LAKEVIEW METHODIST HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FAIRMONT, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dolliver:

  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 57 miles; Mankato, MN; Full-time enrollment: 12,138)
  • South Central College (about 57 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,118)
  • Buena Vista University (about 65 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 68 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 71 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 90 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • St. Olaf College (about 100 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,028)

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Notable location: Gruver Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Emmet County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.8. This is about average.
City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.21
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dolliver and their reported violations in the past:

DOLLIVER MUNI WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 77, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-2004), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-17-2004), St Public Notif requested (DEC-17-2004), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2005)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-1997), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-10-1997), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-1997), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 34 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.0%

Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.9%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  14.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Dolliver compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dolliver travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (81%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Electricity (6%)

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Religion statistics for Dolliver city (based on Emmet County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.74%
Here77.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents42.4%18.4%15.0%9.3%5.6%
Congregations32.0%8.0%16.0%16.0%4.0%
NameLutheran ChurchBaptist General ConferenceChurch of the NazareneFree Methodist Church of North AmericaOther
Adherents4.2%2.6%1.0%0.6%0.7%
Congregations4.0%4.0%4.0%4.0%8.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Emmet County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Emmet County:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Emmet County:

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Emmet County:

28.7%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,200
Water Supply 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,500

Dolliver government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $13,000 ($196.97)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($151.52)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($136.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($75.76)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($60.61)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($30.30)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($15.15)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($15.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $18,000 ($272.73)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($75.76)

Dolliver government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($90.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $38,000 ($575.76)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($15.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($166.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($90.91)
    General Support: $1,000 ($15.15)
    All Other: $1,000 ($15.15)
  • Tax - Property: $13,000 ($196.97)

Dolliver government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($909.09)

4.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dickinson County, IA  0.80% ($20,548 average AGI)
from Martin County, MN  0.52% ($22,300)
from Palo Alto County, IA  0.34% ($23,692)


6.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,365 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dickinson County, IA  1.02% ($30,275 average AGI)
to Palo Alto County, IA  0.43% ($22,529)
to Kossuth County, IA  0.28% ($30,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dolliver:

  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KSUM (1370 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: WOODWARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILR (1070 AM; daytime; 0 kW; ESTHERVILLE, IA)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dolliver:

  • KFMC-FM (106.5 FM; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: WOODWARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILR-FM (95.9 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: JACOBSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KUQQ (102.1 FM; MILFORD, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KRAQ (105.7 FM; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINNESOTA)
  • KDWD (100.1 FM; EMMETSBURG, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJLY (104.5 FM; BLUE EARTH, MN; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING,INC)
  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • K220AQ (91.9 FM; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K221DO (92.1 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Dolliver:

  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K55FL (Channel 55; SPENCER, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K28AE (Channel 28; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: OGDEN BROADCASTING OF MINNESOTA, INC)
  • K53EV (Channel 53; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K41EG (Channel 41; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERAL RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K45EH (Channel 45; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K51EN (Channel 51; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K59FN (Channel 59; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K61GE (Channel 61; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K23FO (Channel 23; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K57GE (Channel 57; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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