Hansell, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 94 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.1%
 
Males: 46  (48.9%)
Females: 48  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

56.7 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip code: 50441

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,857 (it was $32,250 in 2000)
Hansell:

$47,857
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,280 (it was $17,389 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,999 (it was $43,500 in 2000)
Hansell:

$78,999
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $77,239; detached houses: $77,602

Median gross rent in 2017: $299.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hansell: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.6%
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  • Races in Hansell, IA (2010)
    • 9799.0%White alone
    • 11.0%Asian alone
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Ancestries: German (72.5%), English (9.8%), Irish (5.9%), American (3.9%), French (3.9%), Croatian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/7/1918

Elevation: 1030 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 433 people per square mile   (low).

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2 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe).

This city:

2.1%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $724 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $855 (1.5%)

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

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

Hansell satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+4.3%).

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 Hansell 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 Hansell 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 Hansell 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 the city 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 Hansell 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Hansell:

Marital status in Hansell, IA
  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Hansell:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.0
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hansell, IA (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,29318
Evangelical Protestant1,3509
Catholic1,1292
Other1301
None3,778-
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: 2
This county:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.6%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

27.8%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.5%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hansell:

48.8%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Hansell:

28.1
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

8.5%
Iowa:

22.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

16.4%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Hansell:

67.2%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

86.7%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hansell, 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
Firefighters 0$0 4$174
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 2$638
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 16$1,031
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 22$1,843

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

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($170.21)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($127.66)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($85.11)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($63.83)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($31.91)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($31.91)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($21.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($10.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($10.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,000 ($127.66)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($10.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $13,000 ($138.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($117.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($42.55)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($117.02)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,000 ($85.11)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,000 ($212.77)

4.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
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  0.85% ($43,030 average AGI)
from Hardin County, IA  0.70% ($45,000)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.3mTotal length
  • 3,440Total average daily traffic
  • 603Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,440Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

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, Cancellation Date: 09/11/2018, Certifier: Charles P Genz, Registrant: Charles P Genz, 115 Franklin St, Hansell, IA 50441

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hansell, IA
  • 68.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.0%Electricity
  • 4.9%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hansell, IA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Hansell compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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.
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