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Population in 2012: 135 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -23.7%
Males: 81  (60.1%)
Females: 54  (39.9%)

Median resident age:  43.3 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip code: 50546

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,916 (it was $28,462 in 2000)
Havelock:

$24,916
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,098

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $22,282 (it was $12,100 in 2000)
Havelock:

$22,282
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $37,820; Detached houses: $37,820

Median gross rent in 2012: $308.

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  • White alone - 126 (91.3%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (6.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Havelock: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.0%), Italian (20.0%), Russian (15.7%), Norwegian (10.7%), Danish (7.9%), Swedish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/16/1892

Elevation: 1220 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 240 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Havelock:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Havelock city:

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

6 residents are foreign born (3.4% Asia).

This city:  3.4%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Havelock, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Havelock to the number of sex offenders is 34 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $250 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.4%)

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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

Havelock household income distribution Havelock home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.8%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-18.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (39%)
  • Wholesale trade (26%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Information (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (24%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (13%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (11%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (7%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (20%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (20%)
  • Registered nurses (13%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)


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Tornado activity:

Havelock-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 174% 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.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pocahontas County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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: 2,241)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 35 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)
  • Iowa State University (about 78 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 24,738)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 88 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,536)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 94 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 98 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 12,138)
  • South Central College (about 99 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,118)

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)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.8. This is about average.
City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.21
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Havelock and their reported violations in the past:

HAVELOCK WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 177, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-1996), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-1996), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-14-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 37.8%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Havelock, IA

Havelock compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Havelock travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (73%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Havelock city (based on Pocahontas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.44%
Here81.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents39.6%29.9%19.3%3.7%7.4%
Congregations25.9%25.9%14.8%11.1%22.2%
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: 5
Pocahontas County:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pocahontas County:

28.3%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.0%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$825
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$420
Water Supply 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 0$0 9$1,545

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $23,000 ($170.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($74.07)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($74.07)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($59.26)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($37.04)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($37.04)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($22.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($7.41)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($7.41)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($7.41)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($7.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($7.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($81.48)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($51.85)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($14.81)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($14.81)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($148.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($111.11)
    General Support: $4,000 ($29.63)
  • Tax - Property: $36,000 ($266.67)
    Total General Sales: $4,000 ($29.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $82,000 ($607.41)

5.59% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,460 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
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 Buena Vista County, IA  0.96% ($25,786 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, IA  0.48% ($21,000)
from Humboldt County, IA  0.45% ($21,462)


7.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,100 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
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 Webster County, IA  0.77% ($20,000 average AGI)
to Polk County, IA  0.61% ($17,833)
to Buena Vista County, IA  0.44% ($26,462)

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


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

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: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    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
    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


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