Havelock, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 129 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -27.1%
Males: 57  (44.2%)
Females: 72  (55.8%)
Median resident age:

46.3 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip code: 50546

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,236 (it was $28,462 in 2000)
Havelock:

$42,236
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,117 (it was $11,548 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $21,975 (it was $12,100 in 2000)
Havelock:

$21,975
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $34,492; detached houses: $34,654

Median gross rent in 2017: $504.

March 2019 cost of living index in Havelock: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 39.4%
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  • Races in Havelock, IA (2010)
    • 12691.3%White alone
    • 96.5%Hispanic
    • 21.4%Two or more races
    • 10.7%Asian alone



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Havelock, Iowa as of August 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Havelock is 28 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (35.7%), German (21.4%), Swedish (8.6%), Italian (5.7%), Danish (4.3%), Irish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/16/1892

Elevation: 1220 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 229 people per square mile   (very low).

Havelock, Iowa map

6 residents are foreign born (3.4% Asia).

This city:

3.4%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $617 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $520 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (78.1 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (127.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (365.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Plover, IA (2.3 miles),
Pocahontas, IA (2.6 miles ),
Mallard, IA (2.7 miles ),
Laurens, IA (2.7 miles ),
Rolfe, IA (3.0 miles ),
Curlew, IA (3.2 miles),
Albert City, IA (3.6 miles ),
Marathon, IA (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.83 N, Longitude: 94.70 W

Area code: 712

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

Havelock satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.0%
Iowa:

2.8%
Most common industries in Havelock, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (18.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (10.7%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Chemicals (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (26.7%)
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.1%)
  • Chemicals (11.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Food (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (13.3%)
  • Public administration (13.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (10.0%)
  • Machinery (6.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Havelock, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.0%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (6.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (24.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (15.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (13.3%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (11.1%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (6.7%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (20.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (20.0%)
  • Registered nurses (13.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)

Average climate in Havelock, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Havelock, Iowa average temperatures Havelock, Iowa average precipitation Havelock, Iowa humidity Havelock, Iowa wind speed Havelock, Iowa snowfall Havelock, Iowa sunshine Havelock, Iowa clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Havelock-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Havelock city center killed 3 people and injured 26 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 tornado 18.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Havelock-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 79% 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 207.0 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 254.6 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 212.9 miles away from Havelock center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 211.7 miles away from Havelock center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 201.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 146.1 miles away from Havelock center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pocahontas County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Havelock topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Havelock:

  • POCAHONTAS COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; POCAHONTAS, IA)
  • LAURENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LAURENS, IA)
  • PLEASANT VIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ALBERT CITY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Havelock:

  • Buena Vista University (about 29 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 35 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 40 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Iowa State University (about 78 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 83 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 88 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 96 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)

Library in Havelock:

  • HAVELOCK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,658; Location: MAIN ST & WOOD; 1,965 books; 12 audio materials; 8 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 5 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Havelock: Havelock (A), Pro Co-op Elevator (B), Havelock Fire Department (C), Havelock Town Hall (D), Havelock Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Pocahontas 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:

2.1 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.8%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

15.4%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Havelock:

Marital status in Havelock, IA
  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Havelock:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Havelock, IA (based on Pocahontas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,67213
Catholic1,7215
Evangelical Protestant1526
Other--
None2,765-
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: 5
Here:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Here:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

9.4%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pocahontas County:

28.3%
Iowa:

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

19.0%
Iowa:

14.5%
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
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$200
Financial Administration 0$0 1$650
Water Supply 0$0 1$370
Totals for Government 0$0 3$1,220

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($302.33)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($139.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($93.02)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($69.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($62.02)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($31.01)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($31.01)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($15.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($15.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($7.75)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($7.75)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,000 ($116.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($15.50)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($93.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($15.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($15.50)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($7.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($232.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($85.27)
  • Tax - Property: $47,000 ($364.34)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,000 ($108.53)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,000 ($15.50)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $60,000 ($465.12)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($387.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($77.52)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $151,000 ($1170.54)

Strongest AM radio stations in Havelock:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Havelock:

  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KDWD (100.1 FM; EMMETSBURG, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIAQ (96.9 FM; CLARION, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KTLB (105.9 FM; TWIN LAKES, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAYL-FM (101.7 FM; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Havelock:

  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K47FZ (Channel 47; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)

Havelock fatal accident list:

Jun 28, 1982 11:14 AM, Main St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 37.4mTotal length
  • 7,555Total average daily traffic
  • 1,331Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,555Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Havelock, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Havelock, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Havelock CT South, Lat: 42.789722 Lon: -94.699444, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 50 m, Overall height: 52 m, Call Sign: WQLW972,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2010, Expiration Date: 05/15/2020, Certifier: Chase W Cox, Registrant: Northwest Communications, Inc, 844 Wood Street, Havelock, IA 50546, Phone: (712) 776-2222, Fax: (712) 776-4444, Email:
  • Havelock CT NE, Lat: 42.789722 Lon: -94.699444, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 50 m, Overall height: 52 m, Call Sign: WQLW972,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2010, Expiration Date: 05/15/2020, Certifier: Chase W Cox, Registrant: Northwest Communications, Inc, 844 Wood Street, Havelock, IA 50546, Phone: (712) 776-2222, Fax: (712) 776-4444, Email:
  • Havelock CT NW, Lat: 42.789722 Lon: -94.699444, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 50 m, Overall height: 52 m, Call Sign: WQLW972,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2010, Expiration Date: 05/15/2020, Certifier: Chase W Cox, Registrant: Northwest Communications, Inc, 844 Wood Street, Havelock, IA 50546, Phone: (712) 776-2222, Fax: (712) 776-4444, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3
  • Wood Street Telephone Office (Lat: 42.833583 Lon: -94.700806), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: KNKG531,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.312 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Registrant: Law Offices Of Hill & Welch, 1330 New Hampshire Ave., Nw, #113, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 775-0070
  • Wood Street (Lat: 42.833583 Lon: -94.700806), Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WRV222,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/18/2018, Registrant: Hill & Welch, 1330 New Hampshire Ave., Nw #113, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 775-0070, Fax: (202) 775-9026, Email:
  • P.O. Box D - Wood Street (Lat: 42.833583 Lon: -94.700806), Call Sign: KKB472,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.630 MHz, Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999, Registrant: Northwest Tel. Coop. Assoc. Of Havelock, Wood Street, Havelock, IA 50546

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA0LAW, Grant Date: 05/02/1996, Expiration Date: 05/02/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2008, Registrant: Peggy A Studer, 208 Jackson St, Havelock, IA 50546
  • Call Sign: N0WOL, Grant Date: 05/04/1993, Expiration Date: 05/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2005, Registrant: Terry A Smith, 840 Wood St, Havelock, IA 50546

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Havelock, IA
  • 71.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.4%Electricity
  • 5.1%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Havelock, IA
  • 59.1%Electricity
  • 40.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Havelock 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.
  • 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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