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Population in 2012: 5,085 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 

Males: 2,352  (46.3%)
Females: 2,733  (53.7%)

Median resident age:  43.8 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 51537.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,243 (it was $35,899 in 2000)
Harlan:

$42,243
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,823

Harlan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $99,910 (it was $75,100 in 2000)
Harlan:

$99,910
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $126,822; Detached houses: $128,161; Townhouses or other attached units: $207,789; In 2-unit structures: $112,950; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $212,389; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $139,482; Mobile homes: $25,251

Median gross rent in 2012: $632.

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  • White alone - 4,891 (95.8%)
  • Hispanic - 96 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 43 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 32 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 23 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Harlan: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (37.5%), Danish (10.8%), Irish (9.2%), English (8.6%), United States (5.2%), Dutch (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/25/1879

Elevation: 1250 feet

Land area: 4.37 square miles.

Population density: 1,165 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Harlan:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harlan city:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

38 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Harlan, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Harlan to the number of sex offenders is 726 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 2012: $1,403 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,622 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (39.4 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (45.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (394.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Corley, IA (2.3 miles) , Westphalia, IA (2.4 miles) , Kirkman, IA (2.4 miles) , Tennant, IA (2.7 miles) , Panama, IA (3.1 miles ), Earling, IA (3.1 miles ), Portsmouth, IA (3.2 miles ), Irwin, IA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $197,900
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $189,800
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $544,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.65 N, Longitude: 95.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +811 (+15.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,757 (68.9%)

Area code: 712

Harlan household income distribution Harlan home values distribution

Crime rates in Harlan (2004):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 9 assaults (173.6 per 100,000)
  • 7 burglaries (135.1 per 100,000)
  • 32 thefts (617.4 per 100,000)
  • 3 auto thefts (57.9 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 74.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Iowa average:

1.72

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Harlan, Iowa accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.4%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +36 (+0.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Food processing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Harlan-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 177% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Harlan city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harlan-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from Harlan center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Shelby County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harlan topographic map

Birthplace of: Tiny Lund - Racing driver, Lynn Reynolds - Film director, Raymond Eugene Plummer - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Harlan:

  • HARLAN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1213 GARFIELD AVENUE)
  • MYRTUE MED CTR HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 2712 12TH STREET)
  • MYRTUE MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1213 GARFIELD AVENUE)
  • ELM CREST RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, 2104 12TH STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Harlan, IA

Airports and heliports located in Harlan:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harlan:

  • Iowa Western Community College (about 36 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,574)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 41 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 7,095)
  • Creighton University (about 43 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 6,479)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 43 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 46 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 9,853)
  • Bellevue University (about 47 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 3,237)
  • Buena Vista University (about 69 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)

Public high schools in Harlan:

Public elementary/middle schools in Harlan:

Private elementary/middle school in Harlan:

  • SHELBY COUNTY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 2005 COLLEGE PL; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Harlan:

  • HARLAN COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $329,633; Location: 718 COURT; 41,697 books; 3,010 audio materials; 3,456 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 99 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Harlan: Harlan Elevator (A), Harlan Golf and Country Club (B), Shelby County Speedway (C), Shelby County Fairgrounds (D), Medivac Ambulance Rescue Corporation (E), Vet's Memorial Auditorium (F), McIntosh Log Cabin (G), Leland Log Cabin (H), Shelby County Courthouse (I), Shelby County Sheriffs Department (J), Harlan Community Library (K), Shelby County Historical Museum (L), Harlan City Hall (M), Harlan Police Department (N), Harlan Fire Department (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harlan include: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), First Baptist Church (B), Abundant Life Fellowship (C), Grace Baptist Church (D), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (E), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (F), First Assembly of God Church (G), Christs Church (H), Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Harlan Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Little George Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Harlan include: Leinen Park (1), Beebe Park (2), JayCee Park (3), Pioneer Park (4), Merrill Field (5), JJ Jensen Baseball and Softball Fields (6), Stamp Aquatic Center (7), Little George Park (8), North Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cyclone Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 912 Chatburn Avenue), Shelby County Museum (1805 Morse Avenue).

Hotels: Harlan 59'Er Motel (1148 Highway 59), Forrest Lodge (2004 23rd Street), Hiway Motel (1213 Chatburn Avenue).

Court: Shelby County - Clerk Of Court (Court House).

 
Shelby 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 Harlan that have no violations reported:

  • HARLAN MUNICIPAL UTILITIES (Address: PO BOX 71, Population served: 5282, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.6%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 99.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 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:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Harlan, IA

People in group quarters in Harlan in 2010:

  • 79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 7 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Harlan in 2000:

  • 88 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Harlan compared to Iowa state average:

Harlan, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.


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Banks with branches in Harlan (2011 data):

  • The Shelby County State Bank: Elm Crest Retirement Center, Harlan Branch, at 508 Court Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $224.6 mil, Deposits: $201.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Lauritzen Corporation
  • Midstates Bank, National Association: Main Office Branch at 812 Durant Street, branch established on 2001/03/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $335.1 mil, Deposits: $230.4 mil, headquarters in Council Bluffs, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Midstates Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Harlan at 712 Durant Street, branch established on 1934/08/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • United Bank of Iowa: Harlan Branch at 1802 23rd Street, branch established on 2004/10/01. Info updated 2011/01/04: Bank assets: $1,153.6 mil, Deposits: $906.0 mil, headquarters in Ida Grove, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Ida Grove Bancshares, Inc.
  • Farmers Trust & Savings Bank: Harlan Branch at 1901 Chatburn Avenue, branch established on 2005/04/01. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $85.6 mil, Deposits: $70.6 mil, headquarters in Earling, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: J. Carl H. Bancorporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Harlan, Iowa:

  • Forrest Lodge, 2004 23RD St, Harlan, IA 51537 , Phone: (712) 755-5170
  • Harlan 59'er Motel, 1148 Hwy 59, Harlan, IA 51537 , Phone: (712) 755-5999
  • Settle Inn And Suites, 5015 Ridgeway Dr, Harlan, IA 51537 , Phone: (712) 755-2930, Fax: (712) 755-2940
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Harlan, Iowa

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Harlan travel time to work - commute


Harlan mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Harlan city (based on Shelby County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.69%
Here77.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents42.0%24.4%15.6%5.6%2.7%
Congregations17.1%14.3%20.0%5.7%8.6%
NameUnited Church of ChristGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.2%1.9%1.3%1.2%3.1%
Congregations2.9%5.7%5.7%2.9%17.1%
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: 4
Shelby County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.12 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Shelby County:

27.3%
State:

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

16.0%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,991$35,8921$51
Other Government Administration 11$48,378$52,7766$432
Police Protection - Officers 6$24,077$48,1540$0
Police - Other 1$2,847$34,1640$0
Firefighters 1$3,848$46,1760$0
Streets and Highways 6$19,625$39,2500$0
Airports 0$0 1$239
Sewerage 4$14,513$43,5390$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,257$43,5420$0
Water Supply 5$16,835$40,4040$0
Electric Power 6$19,780$39,5600$0
Gas Supply 5$17,913$42,9910$0
Local Libraries 5$10,322$24,7731$1,114
Other and Unallocable 11$35,911$39,1766$3,746
Totals for Government 64$224,297$42,05615$5,582

Harlan government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $420,000 ($82.60)
    Sewerage: $381,000 ($74.93)
    Regular Highways: $164,000 ($32.25)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($0.98)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,718,000 ($731.17)
    Gas Utilities: $2,663,000 ($523.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $1,426,000 ($280.43)
    Water Utilities: $944,000 ($185.64)
    Police Protection: $562,000 ($110.52)
    General - Other: $539,000 ($106.00)
    Sewerage: $529,000 ($104.03)
    Regular Highways: $475,000 ($93.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $439,000 ($86.33)
    Libraries: $269,000 ($52.90)
    Financial Administration: $188,000 ($36.97)
    Air Transportation: $149,000 ($29.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $136,000 ($26.75)
    Central Staff Services: $107,000 ($21.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $50,000 ($9.83)
    Health - Other: $29,000 ($5.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.79)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $261,000 ($51.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $200,000 ($39.33)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $66,000 ($12.98)
    Police Protection: $50,000 ($9.83)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($5.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $1,809,000 ($355.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $234,000 ($46.02)
    Regular Highways: $105,000 ($20.65)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $89,000 ($17.50)
    Water Utilities: $84,000 ($16.52)
    Sewerage: $50,000 ($9.83)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($9.24)
    Police Protection: $42,000 ($8.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($7.28)
    Gas Utilities: $15,000 ($2.95)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($1.97)
    Air Transportation: $8,000 ($1.57)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,835,000 ($557.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $73,000 ($14.36)

Harlan government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,713,000 ($336.87)
    Sewerage: $698,000 ($137.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $128,000 ($25.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $123,000 ($24.19)
    Air Transportation: $118,000 ($23.21)
    All Other: $54,000 ($10.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $627,000 ($123.30)
    General Local Government Support: $244,000 ($47.98)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $58,000 ($11.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $196,000 ($38.54)
    General Revenue, NEC: $109,000 ($21.44)
    Rents: $71,000 ($13.96)
    Sale of Property: $27,000 ($5.31)
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($5.11)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,161,000 ($1211.60)
    Gas Utilities: $2,997,000 ($589.38)
    Water Utilities: $1,326,000 ($260.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $442,000 ($86.92)
    All Other: $10,000 ($1.97)
  • Tax - Property: $2,569,000 ($505.21)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $250,000 ($49.16)
    Other License: $65,000 ($12.78)
    Public Utilities Sales: $44,000 ($8.65)

Harlan government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,290,000 ($2613.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,700,000 ($2300.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,590,000 ($312.68)

Harlan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,037,000 ($1973.84)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,614,000 ($317.40)

5.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
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 Pottawattamie County, IA  1.09% ($30,961 average AGI)
from Crawford County, IA  0.47% ($28,455)
from Douglas County, NE  0.38% ($25,722)


6.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,059 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
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 Pottawattamie County, IA  1.20% ($28,807 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.78% ($22,541)
to Cass County, IA  0.32% ($20,933)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harlan:

  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harlan:

  • KNOD (105.3 FM; HARLAN, IA; Owner: WIRELESS BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIWR (89.7 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KSOM (96.5 FM; AUDUBON, IA; Owner: MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Harlan:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KVSS-LP (Channel 67; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Harlan, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 124
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

Harlan fatal accident list:

May 19, 2008 03:39 PM, Us-59, Cyclone Ave, Lat: 41.660175, Lon: -95.340764, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 10, 1997 03:56 PM, 3755, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 13, 1981 87:99 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 1, 1979 04:41 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 21, 1978 05:31 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 9, 1978 01:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Harlan)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Harlan, IA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harlan)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Harlan)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Harlan, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12476.7 years
Mary8483.7 years
William7676.5 years
Harold7475.6 years
Robert6674.1 years
Helen6480.8 years
George5677.1 years
Anna5087.0 years
Margaret4685.9 years
Frank4682.5 years
Most common last names in Harlan, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Petersen14482.9 years
Hansen12879.8 years
Christensen12880.7 years
Nelson9882.3 years
Jensen9679.5 years
Andersen9278.8 years
Jacobsen5283.8 years
Peterson4682.0 years
Sorensen4676.5 years
Larsen4282.0 years
Businesses in Harlan, IA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx1SAS Shoes1
H&R Block1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets3U.S. Cellular1
New Balance1UPS1
Nike2

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  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
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  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #61 (51537) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries"
  • #83 (51537) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
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