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Howard County

Population in 2012: 550 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 

Males: 261  (47.6%)
Females: 289  (52.4%)

Median resident age:  51.3 years
Iowa median age:  42.7 years

Zip codes: 50628.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $34,371 (it was $27,417 in 2000)
Elma:

$34,371
Iowa:

$49,427
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $17,856

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $55,749 (it was $35,100 in 2000)
Elma:

$55,749
Iowa:

$123,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $60,308; Detached houses: $59,873; Townhouses or other attached units: $55,192; Mobile homes: $78,005

Median gross rent in 2011: $433.

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  • White alone - 518 (94.9%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 7 (1.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elma: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (40.6%), Irish (13.8%), Czech (8.1%), Norwegian (6.1%), English (5.8%), United States (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/11/1891

Elevation: 1190 feet

Land area: 1.29 square miles.

Population density: 427 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Elma:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elma city:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Elma, Iowa as of December 21, 2012.
The ratio of number of residents in Elma to the number of sex offenders is 565 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $537 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $717 (1.3%)

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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 ), Bassett, IA (3.6 miles) , New Hampton, IA (3.8 miles ), Ionia, IA (3.8 miles ), McIntire, IA (3.9 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
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 43.25 N, Longitude: 92.44 W

Area code: 641

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -64 (-9.7%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (48%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (18%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Elma-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 156% 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.

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: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 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 Elma:

  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER-NEW HAMPTON (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; NEW HAMPTON, IA)
  • REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES OF HOWARD COUNTY (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; CRESCO, IA)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elma:

  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 30 miles; Calmar, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • Luther College (about 33 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,470)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 43 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 51 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 54 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 3,599)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 57 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 67 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 2,056)

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

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

ELMA WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 598, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ST PETERS RECTORY (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-16-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ROADSIDE RENDEZVOUS (Address: 17511 LOURDES RD , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.4%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.3% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Elma, IA

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

Elma compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (61%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

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1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Elma (based on Howard County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 92.62%
Here92.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchOld Order AmishLutheran Church
Adherents55.5%22.8%12.4%3.0%1.7%
Congregations18.8%18.8%18.8%12.5%3.1%
Name Mennonite Church of God in ChristUnited Church of ChristOld Order MennoniteConservative Congregational Christian ConferenceOther
Adherents0.9%0.8%0.8%0.7%1.4%
Congregations3.1%6.3%3.1%3.1%12.5%
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: 3
Howard County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

11.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Howard County:

27.1%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$934
Water Supply 1$2,214$26,5680$0
Local Libraries 2$2,940$17,6400$0
Totals for Government 3$5,154$20,6161$934

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $76,000 ($138.18)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($94.55)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($58.18)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($52.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($40.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($32.73)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($27.27)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($20.00)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($14.55)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($12.73)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($7.27)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($3.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.82)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($1.82)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $42,000 ($76.36)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $62,000 ($112.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($41.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($14.55)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($14.55)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($3.64)
    Rents: $1,000 ($1.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($78.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $48,000 ($87.27)
    All Other: $14,000 ($25.45)
    General Support: $14,000 ($25.45)
  • Tax - Property: $98,000 ($178.18)
    Total General Sales: $31,000 ($56.36)
    NEC: $2,000 ($3.64)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $288,000 ($523.64)

4.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,285 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
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 Winneshiek County, IA  0.76% ($24,345 average AGI)
from Chickasaw County, IA  0.31% ($26,833)
from Mitchell County, IA  0.26% ($23,300)


5.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
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 Winneshiek County, IA  0.59% ($29,826 average AGI)
to Black Hawk County, IA  0.36% ($24,929)
to Fillmore County, MN  0.36% ($32,214)

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


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2001, Expiration Date: 04/08/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2011
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2003, Expiration Date: 03/15/2013
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/05/2003, Expiration Date: 09/05/2013, Certifier: Ken Heimendinger
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2004, Expiration Date: 08/03/2014, Certifier: Gary Wilkinson
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., N3211 County Road H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 248-3000, Fax: (262) 248-0061, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LOURDES, 14065 185th Street (Lat: 43.249528 Lon: -92.294611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31.4 m, Overall height: 99 m, Call Sign: WPUC920
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2012, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022, 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:
  • ELMA, 7536 200th Street (Lat: 43.226917 Lon: -92.425472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQHM642
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/11/2007, Expiration Date: 09/11/2017, 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:

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


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

Elma on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Health care"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing"
  • #35 (50628) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 1,000+)"
  • #87 (50628) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
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Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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