Holiday Lake, Iowa

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Population in 2010: 433.
Males: 247  (57.1%)
Females: 186  (42.9%)
Median resident age:  59.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $52,495
Holiday Lake:

$52,495
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $26,649

Holiday Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $135,573
Holiday Lake:

$135,573
IA:

$136,100
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  • Races in Holiday Lake, IA (2010)

    Holiday Lake races chart
    • 42397.7%White alone
    • 40.9%Hispanic
    • 30.7%American Indian alone
    • 20.5%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Holiday Lake: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.8%), English (10.6%), American (7.3%), Czech (5.0%), Dutch (4.6%), Italian (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Holiday Lake:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%

For population 15 years and over in Holiday Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 7.5%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 25.2%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (41.8 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (178.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (245.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hartwick, IA (2.4 miles) , Brooklyn, IA (2.4 miles ), Chelsea, IA (2.8 miles ), Malcom, IA (3.1 miles ), Victor, IA (3.1 miles ), Belle Plaine, IA (3.2 miles ), Tama, IA (3.5 miles ), Vining, IA (3.5 miles) .

Latitude: 41.82 N, Longitude: 92.45 W

Holiday Lake household income distribution Holiday Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Information (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Holiday Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Holiday Lake-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Holiday Lake place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 tornado 27.9 miles away from the place center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Holiday Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 335.1 miles away from the city 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 317.5 miles away from Holiday Lake center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 185.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 357.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 362.6 miles away from Holiday Lake center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 335.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Poweshiek County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Holiday Lake:

  • BROOKLYN COMMUNITY ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BROOKLYN, IA)
  • BELLE PLAINE NURSING AND REHAB C (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BELLE PLAINE, IA)
  • SUNNY HILL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; TAMA, IA)
  • CARRINGTON PLACE OF TOLEDO (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; TOLEDO, IA)
  • TAMA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH AND HO (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; TOLEDO, IA)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL AND CLINICS - GRINNELL (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; GRINNELL, IA)
  • MAYFLOWER HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GRINNELL, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Holiday Lake:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 42 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 11,503)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 43 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 49 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • University of Iowa (about 49 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 54 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 61 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa State University (about 64 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)

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Church in Holiday Lake: Kent Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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Poweshiek County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 51.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 12.9%
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.6%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Iowa average:

10.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Holiday Lake CDP (based on Poweshiek County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,90520
Evangelical Protestant2,68218
Catholic1,6152
Other81
None9,704-
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: 6
Poweshiek County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Poweshiek County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Poweshiek County:

9.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

9.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Poweshiek County:

27.5%
Iowa:

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

19.4%
State:

14.5%

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,242 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jasper County, IA  0.55% ($34,231 average AGI)
from Polk County, IA  0.50% ($31,857)
from Mahaska County, IA  0.35% ($29,320)


6.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Iowa average:

5.94%

0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($124 average AGI)
Poweshiek County:

0.18%
Iowa average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, IA  0.63% ($42,600 average AGI)
to Jasper County, IA  0.56% ($25,650)
to Johnson County, IA  0.38% ($48,407)

Strongest AM radio stations in Holiday Lake:

  • 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.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGRN (1410 AM; 1 kW; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: CRAWFORD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Holiday Lake:

  • KSKB (99.1 FM; BROOKLYN, IA; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KZAT-FM (95.5 FM; BELLE PLAINE, IA; Owner: CAMRORY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRTI (106.7 FM; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KDIC (88.5 FM; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: GRINNELL COLLEGE TRUSTEES OF IOWA,)

TV broadcast stations around Holiday Lake:

  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 70Total average daily traffic
  • 90Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Holiday Lake compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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