Goodell, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 131 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -24.7%
Males: 70  (53.5%)
Females: 61  (46.5%)
Median resident age:

32.8 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip code: 50439

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,920 (it was $32,292 in 2000)
Goodell:

$47,920
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,211 (it was $14,795 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $49,216 (it was $27,100 in 2000)
Goodell:

$49,216
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $67,033; detached houses: $67,348

Median gross rent in 2017: $602.

March 2019 cost of living index in Goodell: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.8%
(34.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Goodell, IA (2010)
    • 12388.5%White alone
    • 1611.5%Hispanic



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Goodell, Iowa as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Goodell is 65 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (25.4%), Irish (9.0%), Scottish (9.0%), Norwegian (4.5%), Czech (3.0%), English (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/3/1893

Elevation: 1240 feet

Land area: 0.43 square miles.

Population density: 306 people per square mile   (very low).

Goodell, Iowa map

5 residents are foreign born (3.9% Latin America).

This city:

3.9%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $657 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $422 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (62.0 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (142.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (312.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Belmond, IA (2.3 miles ),
Klemme, IA (2.4 miles ),
Meservey, IA (2.6 miles ),
Kanawha, IA (3.0 miles ),
Alexander, IA (3.3 miles),
Thornton, IA (3.4 miles ),
Garner, IA (3.5 miles ),
Rowan, IA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.92 N, Longitude: 93.61 W

Area code: 641

Distribution of median household income in Goodell, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Goodell, IA in 2017

Goodell satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
Iowa:

2.8%
Most common industries in Goodell, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (20.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.1%)
  • Machinery (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (27.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.2%)
  • Machinery (12.7%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.4%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Goodell, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (17.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (23.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (15.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)

Average climate in Goodell, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Goodell-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/14/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the Goodell city center killed 6 people and injured 172 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 tornado 27.2 miles away from the city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Goodell-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 82% 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 224.7 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 431.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 303.7 miles away from Goodell center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 231.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 268.0 miles away from Goodell 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 261.9 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 Hancock County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Goodell:

  • BELMOND #2 (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BELMOND, IA)
  • BELMOND #1 (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BELMOND, IA)
  • HANCOCK COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; GARNER, IA)
  • IOWA SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-CLARION Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; CLARION, IA)
  • THE HEART OF WRIGHT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CLARION, IA)
  • HANCOCK COUNTY HEALTH SYSTEM Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; BRITT, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goodell:

  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 30 miles; Mason City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,235)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 43 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Riverland Community College (about 61 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • Iowa State University (about 63 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 66 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 70 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 74 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Goodell: Goodell (A), Goodell Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Goodell: United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hancock 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 Goodell and their reported violations in the past:

GOODELL WATER SUPPLY (Address: 200 FARMAN ST , Population served: 139, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2006)
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.2%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

14.5%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Goodell:

Marital status in Goodell, IA
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 22.9%

For population 25 years and over in Goodell:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Goodell, IA (based on Hancock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,50216
Evangelical Protestant2,65515
Catholic1,4443
Other--
None3,740-
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: 4
Here:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Hancock County:

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Hancock County:

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.9%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hancock County:

17.4%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Goodell:

43.5%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Goodell:

37.9%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Goodell:

25.1%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Goodell:

9.3%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Goodell:

6.7
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

50.4%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.7%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Goodell, 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
Water Supply 0$0 2$425
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$500
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 3$925

Goodell government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($145.04)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($91.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($76.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($61.07)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($38.17)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($38.17)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($22.90)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($15.27)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($7.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($7.63)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($7.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($22.90)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $4,000 ($30.53)
    Other - Libraries: $1,000 ($7.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,000 ($91.60)

Goodell government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($99.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $5,000 ($38.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($183.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($76.34)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($145.04)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,000 ($83.97)

Goodell government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $65,000 ($496.18)
    End of Fiscal Year: $65,000 ($496.18)

Goodell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,000 ($251.91)

4.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,185 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
Iowa average:

5.97%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cerro Gordo County, IA  1.38% ($36,721 average AGI)
from Winnebago County, IA  0.61% ($53,148)


5.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,577 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
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 Cerro Gordo County, IA  1.61% ($33,889 average AGI)
to Winnebago County, IA  0.92% ($27,659)
to Wright County, IA  0.47% ($33,619)

Strongest AM radio stations in Goodell:

  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Goodell:

  • KIOW (107.3 FM; FOREST CITY, IA; Owner: PILOT KNOB BROADCASTING)
  • KIAI (93.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KLKK (103.7 FM; CLEAR LAKE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KIAQ (96.9 FM; CLARION, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KLMJ (104.9 FM; HAMPTON, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K223AB (92.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: GREAT COMM. COMMCNS. OF N. IOWA INC)

TV broadcast stations around Goodell:

  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K25FA (Channel 25; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K47EK (Channel 47; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K49DZ (Channel 49; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K55GV (Channel 55; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K57GN (Channel 57; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K61GF (Channel 61; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 28.8mTotal length
  • 770Total average daily traffic
  • 120Total average daily truck traffic
  • 770Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • James Coloff, Highway B 63 And Oak Road, Hancock County, Ia (Lat: 42.926917 Lon: -93.695861), Type: 121.9, Structure height: 19081 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Coloff Media, Jacoloff@hotmail.Com, , Cedar- Falls, Phone: (319) 277-1918
  • Jim Coloff, Highway B 63 And Oak Road, Hancock County, Ia (Lat: 42.926917 Lon: -93.695861), Type: 121.9, Structure height: 19081 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Coloff Media, Jacoloff@hotmail.Com, , Cedar- Falls, Phone: (319) 277-1918
  • Jim Coloff, Highway B 63 And Oak Road, Hancock County, Ia (Lat: 42.926917 Lon: -93.695861), Type: 121.9, Structure height: 19081 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Coloff Media, Jacoloff@hotmail.Com, , Cedar- Falls, Phone: (319) 277-1918
  • Jim Coloff, Highway B 63 And Oak Road, Hancock County, Ia (Lat: 42.926917 Lon: -93.695861), Type: 121.9, Structure height: 19081 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Licensee ID: C, Registrant: Coloff Media, Jim@coloffmedia.Com, , Cedar- Falls, Phone: (319) 277-1918
  • Douglas L Vernier, Highway B 63 And Oak Road, Hancock County, Ia (Lat: 42.926917 Lon: -93.695861), Type: 121.9, Structure height: 19081 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Coloff Media, Jim@coloffmedia.Com, , Cedar- Falls, Phone: (319) 277-1918

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8400S , Serial Number: 28-8116251, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 06/07/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Perry A Parks, 2130 110th St, Goodell, IA 50439, Other Owners: Scott V Parks

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Goodell, IA
  • 90.2%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Goodell, IA
  • 93.7%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Electricity


Goodell 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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