Elma, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 534 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.7%
 
Males: 270  (50.6%)
Females: 264  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50628.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,854 (it was $27,417 in 2000)
Elma:

$37,854
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,718 (it was $15,263 in 2000)

Elma city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $56,661 (it was $35,100 in 2000)
Elma:

$56,661
IA:

$126,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $739.

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  • Races in Elma, IA (2010)

    Elma races chart
    • 51894.9%White alone
    • 122.2%Two or more races
    • 81.5%Hispanic
    • 71.3%Black alone
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elma: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.2%), Irish (18.0%), Czech (8.6%), United States (7.0%), English (5.7%), Norwegian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/11/1891

Elevation: 1190 feet

Land area: 1.29 square miles.

Population density: 415 people per square mile   (low).

Elma,IA real estate house value index trend

Elma, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Elma:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elma city:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Elma, Iowa as of December 04, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Elma to the number of sex offenders is 550 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $788 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $733 (1.3%)

Elma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (52.3 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (122.9 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (261.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Alta Vista, IA (1.9 miles ), North Washington, IA (3.0 miles) , Colwell, IA (3.1 miles) , Riceville, IA (3.2 miles ), New Haven, IA (3.3 miles) , Bassett, IA (3.6 miles) , New Hampton, IA (3.8 miles ), Jacksonville, IA (3.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $170,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.25 N, Longitude: 92.44 W

Area code: 641

Elma household income distribution Elma home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -64 (-9.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (64%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
  • Construction (1%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Elma: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Elma, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elma-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Elma city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/12/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elma-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% smaller 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 244.3 miles away from the city center
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 408.1 miles away from Elma center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 219.0 miles away from the 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 387.3 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 253.8 miles away from Elma center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 354.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Howard County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Elma:

  • COLONIAL MANOR (9TH AND MAPLE)
  • COLONIAL MANOR OF ELMA (407 9TH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Elma:

  • RICEVILLE FAMILY CARE AND THERAPY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RICEVILLE, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW HAMPTON Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; NEW HAMPTON, IA)
  • CHICKASAW CO PUBLIC HEALTH AND HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; NEW HAMPTON, IA)
  • NEW HAMPTON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NEW HAMPTON, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elma:

  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 30 miles; Calmar, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,365)
  • Luther College (about 33 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 36 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Riverland Community College (about 42 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 43 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 51 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 54 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)

Public school in Elma:

  • ELMA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 319 OAK ST, Grades: PK)

Library in Elma:

  • ELMA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $35,813; Location: 710 BUSTI AVE; 9,017 books; 160 audio materials; 468 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 40 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Elma: City of Elma Sewer Plant (A), Maple Heights Golf and Country Club (B), Elma Fire Department (C), Elma City Hall (D), Elma Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Elma include: Immaculate Conception Church (A), Elma United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Howard Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Mead Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Howard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.2%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
31 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
47 people in nursing homes in 2000
11 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Elma (2011 data):

  • Peoples Savings Bank: at 328 Main Street, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $59.2 mil, Deposits: $46.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: R & J Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Iowa average:

10.3

Elma travel time to work - commute Elma mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Elma city (based on Howard County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,9305
Mainline Protestant2,91414
Evangelical Protestant1,1048
Other2-
None1,616-
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: 3
Howard County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Howard County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Howard County:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

11.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Howard County:

27.1%
Iowa:

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

15.9%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.2%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Elma:

44.2%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Elma:

29.1
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Elma:

22.8%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.1%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Elma:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elma:

35.1%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Elma:

53.3%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Elma:

72.7%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elma, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,250
Streets and Highways 1$2,526$30,3120$0
Totals for Government 1$2,526$30,3121$1,250

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $76,000 ($142.32)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($97.38)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($59.93)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($54.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($41.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($33.71)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($28.09)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($20.60)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($14.98)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($13.11)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($7.49)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($3.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.87)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($1.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $42,000 ($78.65)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $62,000 ($116.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($43.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($14.98)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($14.98)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($3.75)
    Rents: $1,000 ($1.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($80.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $48,000 ($89.89)
    All Other: $14,000 ($26.22)
    General Support: $14,000 ($26.22)
  • Tax - Property: $98,000 ($183.52)
    Total General Sales: $31,000 ($58.05)
    NEC: $2,000 ($3.75)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $288,000 ($539.33)

3.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.88%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Winneshiek County, IA  0.62% ($31,333 average AGI)
from Chickasaw County, IA  0.41% ($32,938)


5.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Winneshiek County, IA  0.61% ($26,292 average AGI)
to Mitchell County, IA  0.41% ($28,375)
to Fillmore County, MN  0.28% ($27,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elma:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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)
  • 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.)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elma:

  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KCZE (95.1 FM; NEW HAMPTON, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KVIK (104.7 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCZQ (102.3 FM; CRESCO, IA; Owner: MEGA MEDIA, LTD.)
  • KCHA-FM (95.9 FM; CHARLES CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KVGO (104.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, MN; Owner: KVGO, INC.)
  • KJCY (95.5 FM; ST. ANSGAR, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elma:

  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)

Elma fatal accident list:

May 21, 1981 08:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 1,605Total average daily traffic
  • 146Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,860Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Hwy 63 & 272 1 Mi E .5 Mi N 1 Mi E .5 Mi S (Lat: 43.251361 Lon: -92.127944), Call Sign: KNAJ990, Licensee ID: L00031108
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.350 MHzGrant Date: 03/22/2001, Expiration Date: 04/08/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2011Registrant: Patrick J Smith, 18325 Pine Ave, Elma, IA 50628, Phone: (515) 364-7972
  • 7 Mi N & 1 Mi W (Lat: 43.349972 Lon: -92.456556), Call Sign: KNGA525
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHzGrant Date: 07/01/2013, Expiration Date: 03/15/2023Registrant: 12149 Fir Ave, Elma, IA 50628-8267, Phone: (641) 985-2634, Email:
  • 3354 330th Street (Lat: 43.067500 Lon: -92.648889), Call Sign: WPYL977
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.545 MHzGrant Date: 09/05/2003, Expiration Date: 09/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2013, Certifier: Ken HeimendingerRegistrant: Electronic Engineering Co., 1100 Keo Way, Des Moines, IA 50309, Phone: (515) 283-1100, Fax: (515) 244-6948, Email:
  • Lat: 43.242722 Lon: -92.436667, Call Sign: WQAT481
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHzGrant Date: 05/15/2014, Expiration Date: 08/03/2024, Certifier: Gary WilkinsonRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 43.269722 Lon: -92.583611, Call Sign: WQSE517
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.835 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/2013, Expiration Date: 09/10/2023, Certifier: Karl FoxRegistrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:
  • 15749 Howard Ave (Lat: 43.287500 Lon: -92.411667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 29.2 m, Overall height: 30.4 m, Call Sign: WQSX980, Licensee ID: L01808041
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.200 MHzGrant Date: 12/06/2013, Expiration Date: 12/06/2023, Certifier: Nathan BoyleRegistrant: Nathan Boyle, 15301 Howard Ave, Elma, IA 50628, Phone: (641) 330-0504, Email:
  • Lat: 43.243889 Lon: -92.435556, Call Sign: WQVB228
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.475 MHz, 461.125 MHzGrant Date: 12/11/2014, Expiration Date: 12/11/2024, Certifier: James HooverRegistrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LOURDES, 14065 185th Street (Lat: 43.249528 Lon: -92.294611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 99 m, Call Sign: WPUC920
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2012, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • ELMA, 7536 200th Street (Lat: 43.226917 Lon: -92.425472), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQHM642
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 09/11/2007, Expiration Date: 09/11/2017, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: W0CAJ, Licensee ID: L00371257, Grant Date: 05/12/2011, Expiration Date: 07/09/2021, Certifier: Edward J Kovarik, Registrant: Edward J Kovarik, 15249 Us Hwy 63, Elma, IA 50628-8109
  • Call Sign: W0DFC, Grant Date: 10/31/1995, Expiration Date: 10/31/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2001, Registrant: Orrie E Thompson, 101 Plum St, Elma, IA 50628
  • Call Sign: WA0JKG, Grant Date: 05/31/1994, Expiration Date: 05/31/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2006, Registrant: James J Kovarik, Rt 1 Box 174, Elma, IA 50628
  • Call Sign: KD0GFW, Licensee ID: L01459276, Grant Date: 01/16/2009, Expiration Date: 01/16/2019, Certifier: Darrell W Knecht, Registrant: Darrell W Knecht, Elma, IA 50628
  • Call Sign: KD0NBZ, Licensee ID: L01604435, Grant Date: 11/23/2010, Expiration Date: 11/23/2020, Certifier: Jake F Burke, Registrant: Jake F Burke, 10932 175th St, Elma, IA 50628

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

ELMA WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 546, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 regular monitoring violations

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

  • ST PAULS MAPLE LEAF LUTHERAN CHURCH (Address: 13431 HOWARD AVE , Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • QUAMS GOOD TIMES BAR & GRILL (Address: 17511 LOURDES RD , Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Elma, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2176.9 years
Frank1880.3 years
James1674.1 years
Mary1586.2 years
William1380.4 years
Anna1287.5 years
Leo1179.1 years
Joseph1182.9 years
Charles1079.8 years
Margaret1087.0 years
Most common last names in Elma, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1677.5 years
Gansen1378.2 years
Mcgrane1279.2 years
Chihak1083.2 years
Biwer1086.4 years
Smith882.5 years
Roethler862.9 years
Zobeck877.2 years
Miller778.7 years
Fitzgerald770.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (64%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Elma compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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  • Matthew L. Hidding (1)
  • Daniel J. Fox (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2016.