Hansell, Iowa

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Population in 2012: 97 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 
Males: 52  (54.2%)
Females: 45  (45.8%)
Median resident age:  50.5 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 50441

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,865 (it was $32,250 in 2000)
Hansell:

$39,865
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,784 (it was $17,389 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,856 (it was $43,500 in 2000)
Hansell:

$74,856
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $76,357; Detached houses: $76,357

Median gross rent in 2012: $283.

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  • White alone - 97 (99.0%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (1.0%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hansell: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (46.1%), Irish (9.9%), United States (8.5%), Norwegian (6.4%), French (2.8%), Welsh (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/7/1918

Elevation: 1030 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 446 people per square mile 
 
 (low).
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For population 25 years and over in Hansell:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hansell city:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

2 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe).

This city:  3.2%
Iowa:  4.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,143 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $667 (1.4%)

Hansell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (42.7 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (152.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (284.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hampton, IA (2.3 miles ), Geneva, IA (2.4 miles) , Dumont, IA (2.6 miles ), Aredale, IA (2.7 miles) , Chapin, IA (2.8 miles) , Bristow, IA (3.2 miles ), Sheffield, IA (3.3 miles ), Bradford, IA (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 42.76 N, Longitude: 93.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 641

Hansell household income distribution Hansell home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.9%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+4.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)

Average climate in Hansell, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hansell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 114% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the Hansell city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/25/2008, a category F5 tornado 18.3 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 70 people and caused $100 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hansell-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 83% 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 248.5 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 404.5 miles away from Hansell 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 385.6 miles away from the city 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 233.6 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 332.0 miles away from Hansell center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 256.3 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 Franklin County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Hansell:

  • FRANKLIN GENERAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; HAMPTON, IA)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; HAMPTON, IA)
  • THE PRESBYTERIAN VILLAGE OF AC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ACKLEY, IA)
  • REHABILITATION CENTER OF ALLISON (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ALLISON, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hansell:

  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 28 miles; Mason City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,235)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 37 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 46 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Iowa State University (about 58 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 59 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Riverland Community College (about 64 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 67 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)

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

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

Franklin 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 2012: 16.8%
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.4%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hansell compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hansell city (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.64%
Here: 76.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents24.5%19.3%14.3%11.7%10.4%
Congregations35.5%12.9%6.5%9.7%6.5%
NameReformed Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist Churches in the USABaptist General ConferenceOther
Adherents6.6%3.4%2.7%2.7%4.4%
Congregations6.5%3.2%3.2%3.2%12.9%
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: 2
Franklin County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

27.8%
Iowa:

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

17.5%
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 8$404
Firefighters 0$0 2$68
Water Supply 0$0 1$250
Totals for Government 0$0 11$722

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

  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $8,000 ($82.47)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($72.16)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($61.86)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($30.93)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($20.62)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($20.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($20.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($10.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($61.86)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($10.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $10,000 ($103.09)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($10.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($82.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($82.47)
    General Support: $2,000 ($20.62)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($113.40)
    Total General Sales: $5,000 ($51.55)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $64,000 ($659.79)

4.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200530,660 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
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 Hardin County, IA  0.67% ($24,692 average AGI)
from Cerro Gordo County, IA  0.54% ($29,571)
from Butler County, IA  0.46% ($28,722)


6.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200630,340 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
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 Cerro Gordo County, IA  0.86% ($24,794 average AGI)
to Hardin County, IA  0.45% ($27,778)
to Butler County, IA  0.38% ($31,133)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hansell:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KIFG (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hansell:

  • KLMJ (104.9 FM; HAMPTON, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KIAI (93.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KQCR-FM (98.9 FM; PARKERSBURG, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING INC)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOW (107.3 FM; FOREST CITY, IA; Owner: PILOT KNOB BROADCASTING)
  • KIFG-FM (95.3 FM; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: TIMES-CITIZEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hansell:

  • 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)
  • 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)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC0YHW, Licensee ID: L01182913
    Grant Date: 08/16/2006, Expiration Date: 08/16/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2006, Certifier: Charles P Genz
    Registrant: Charles P Genz, 115 Franklin St, Hansell, IA 50441
  • Call Sign: N0RBK, Previous Call Sign: KC0YHW, Licensee ID: L01182913
    Grant Date: 09/08/2006, Expiration Date: 09/08/2016, Certifier: Charles P Genz
    Registrant: Charles P Genz, 115 Franklin St, Hansell, IA 50441

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