Holstein, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 1,364 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.2%
 
Males: 654  (48.0%)
Females: 710  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 51025.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,309 (it was $35,250 in 2000)
Holstein:

$52,309
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,146 (it was $17,941 in 2000)

Holstein city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $105,514 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Holstein:

$105,514
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $102,565; detached houses: $103,038

Median gross rent in 2017: $511.

March 2019 cost of living index in Holstein: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.9%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.2% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Holstein, IA (2010)
    • 1,35096.7%White alone
    • 282.0%Hispanic
    • 120.9%Two or more races
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 10.07%Black alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Holstein, Iowa as of January 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Holstein is 286 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (55.2%), English (7.6%), American (4.7%), Scottish (3.2%), Irish (3.0%), Dutch (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/25/1883

Elevation: 1437 feet

Land area: 1.45 square miles.

Population density: 943 people per square mile   (low).

Holstein, Iowa map

23 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,241 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,099 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (43.5 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (88.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (405.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Galva, IA (2.5 miles ),
Cushing, IA (2.6 miles ),
Ida Grove, IA (3.2 miles ),
Washta, IA (3.3 miles ),
Quimby, IA (3.3 miles ),
Battle Creek, IA (3.5 miles ),
Correctionville, IA (3.5 miles ),
Schaller, IA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.49 N, Longitude: 95.54 W

Area code: 712

Distribution of median household income in Holstein, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Holstein, IA in 2017
Holstein satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $142,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $338,300
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $229,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Holstein, IA residents
Average permit cost in Holstein, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in Holstein, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.2%)
  • Truck transportation (8.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Holstein, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.0%)
  • Child care workers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)

Average climate in Holstein, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Holstein-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Holstein city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/26/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Holstein-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 76% 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 221.5 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 228.2 miles away from Holstein 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 171.8 miles away from Holstein center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 102.0 miles away from Holstein center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 173.3 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 223.6 miles away from Holstein center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ida County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Holstein topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Holstein:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - HOLSTEIN (505 WEST SECOND STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Holstein:

  • MORNINGSIDE REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; IDA GROVE, IA)
  • CORRECTIONVILLE NURSING AND REHA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CORRECTIONVILLE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Holstein:

  • Buena Vista University (about 21 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 42 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 69 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 73 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • University of South Dakota (about 74 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 78 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 85 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

Public high school in Holstein:

  • RIDGE VIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 519 E MAPLE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Holstein:

See full list of schools located in Holstein

Library in Holstein:

  • STUBBS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $48,407; Location: 207 E SECOND ST; 20,079 books; 595 audio materials; 692 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 62 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Holstein: Holstein Country Club (A), Holstein Cooperative Elevator (B), Lohff Schuman Memorial Center (C), Holstein City Library (D), Holstein Fire Department (E), Veterans Memorial Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Holstein include: Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (A), Our Lady of Good Counsel Church (B), United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Biggs Wehde - Baseball player, Foster Edwards - Baseball player.

Ida 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 Holstein that have no violations reported:

  • HOLSTEIN, CITY OF (Population served: 1,402, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.5%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.5%
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: 0.2% of all households
51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
55 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Banks with branches in Holstein (2011 data):

  • Heritage Bank National Association: Heritage Bank, National Association Branch at 101 North Main Street, branch established on 1984/06/21. Info updated 2011/07/27: Bank assets: $463.2 mil, Deposits: $380.6 mil, headquarters in Spicer, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Bancshares Group, Inc.
  • United Bank of Iowa: Holstein Branch at 116 North Kiel Street, branch established on 1995/03/10. 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.
  • Community Bank: Of Holstein at 117 S Main St, branch established on 2010/02/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $149.1 mil, Deposits: $121.9 mil, headquarters in Nevada, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Carroll County Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Holstein:

Marital status in Holstein, IA
  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Holstein:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Holstein
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Holstein, IA (based on Ida County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,9549
Evangelical Protestant2,02910
Catholic9882
None1,118-
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
Ida County:

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Ida County:

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Ida County:

11.54 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.6%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.7%
Iowa:

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

11.1%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.5%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Holstein:

44.0%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Holstein:

28.7
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Holstein:

17.3%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Holstein:

8.1%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Holstein:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Holstein:

27.5%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

57.0%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Holstein:

72.3%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Holstein, 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
Financial Administration 2$6,124$36,7441$277
Streets and Highways 1$5,123$61,4760$0
Local Libraries 1$1,568$18,8161$733
Transit 1$1,911$22,9320$0
Water Supply 1$3,438$41,2560$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,553$30,63610$3,775
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 7$20,717$35,51512$4,785

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $105,000 ($76.98)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $218,000 ($159.82)
    Sewerage: $212,000 ($155.43)
    Water Utilities: $187,000 ($137.10)
    Regular Highways: $120,000 ($87.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $109,000 ($79.91)
    General - Other: $75,000 ($54.99)
    Financial Administration: $56,000 ($41.06)
    Libraries: $43,000 ($31.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $35,000 ($25.66)
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,000 ($19.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000 ($19.06)
    Health - Other: $26,000 ($19.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($7.33)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($4.40)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($1.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $84,000 ($61.58)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $163,000 ($119.50)
    Other - General - Other: $5,000 ($3.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $153,000 ($112.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000 ($45.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $319,000 ($233.87)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $275,000 ($201.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $145,000 ($106.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $115,000 ($84.31)
    Other: $76,000 ($55.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $30,000 ($21.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $104,000 ($76.25)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($8.80)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($5.87)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.47)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $252,000 ($184.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $132,000 ($96.77)
    Other: $49,000 ($35.92)
  • Tax - Property: $683,000 ($500.73)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $103,000 ($75.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000 ($8.06)
    Other License: $5,000 ($3.67)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,958,000 ($1435.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,865,000 ($1367.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $393,000 ($288.12)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $300,000 ($219.94)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $620,000 ($454.55)

Businesses in Holstein, IA

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Holstein:

  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Holstein:

  • KKIA (92.9 FM; IDA GROVE, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBVU-FM (97.5 FM; ALTA, IA; Owner: BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY)
  • KAYL-FM (101.7 FM; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Holstein:

  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 27.6mTotal length
  • 5,875Total average daily traffic
  • 990Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,875Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Holstein, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Holstein, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Holstein, IA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • HOLSTEIN, Lat: 42.488806 Lon: -95.545000, Call Sign: WQKS247,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/2009, Expiration Date: 08/28/2019, Certifier: Mark Baker, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • HOLSTEIN CLI, 112 N Kiel St (Lat: 42.489667 Lon: -95.543306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 14.7 m, Call Sign: WQOI535,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2011, Expiration Date: 10/06/2021, Certifier: Kevin Naslund, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications Company, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (712) 262-2448, Email:
  • Holstein Water Tower, Lat: 42.492694 Lon: -95.542833, Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQUT956,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/2014, Expiration Date: 10/10/2024, Certifier: Fred C Gibson Jr, Registrant: Intelpath, 16w575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • 204 E 1st St, 204 E 1st St. (Lat: 42.490806 Lon: -95.544139), Type: Building, Structure height: 54.3 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WRCB438, Licensee ID: L01466736,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/2018, Expiration Date: 08/15/2028, Certifier: August Bahrke, Registrant: Rural Waves, LLC, 515 Sioux Ave, Correctionville, IA 51016, Phone: (712) 210-0356, Email:
  • Site 2, E 1st St. (Lat: 42.490750 Lon: -95.544278), Type: Silo, Structure height: 53 m, Overall height: 54 m, Call Sign: WRDG239,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/2019, Expiration Date: 04/22/2029, Certifier: Robert A Bendixen, Registrant: Intelpath, Po Box 145, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA0FGV, Licensee ID: L00824358, Grant Date: 04/10/2004, Expiration Date: 05/24/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2016, Registrant: Michael W Euchner, Holstein, IA 51025
  • Call Sign: KA0HTV, Licensee ID: L00946396, Grant Date: 11/30/2004, Expiration Date: 02/27/2015, Cancellation Date: 02/28/2017, Certifier: Norman E Euchner, Registrant: Norman E Euchner, 526 Kastner Dr, Holstein, IA 51025
  • Call Sign: KB0RBE, Grant Date: 02/20/1995, Expiration Date: 02/20/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/21/2007, Registrant: Lester V Ellerbusch, R 1 Box 157, Holstein, IA 51025
  • Call Sign: KI0BD, Previous Call Sign: KB0OIF, Licensee ID: L00875464, Grant Date: 05/29/2014, Expiration Date: 07/16/2024, Registrant: Dan L Ellerbusch, Holstein, IA 51025
  • Call Sign: N0BBN, Grant Date: 10/08/1996, Expiration Date: 10/08/2006, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2008, Registrant: Raymond L Lohff, 120 S Lena, Holstein, IA 51025
  • Call Sign: N0GSR, Grant Date: 10/26/1995, Expiration Date: 10/26/2005, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2007, Registrant: Velda J Lohff, 120 S Lena St, Holstein, IA 51025

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 525C (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ 44 SERIES (1900 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 105AD , Serial Number: 525C-0013, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 06/22/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Vt Air LLC, 1000 Industrial Park, Holstein, IA 51025
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R44 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 459TA , Serial Number: 1514, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 09/08/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 05/03/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Mid-West Helicopter LLC, Po Box 470, Holstein, IA 51025
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6124J , Serial Number: 28-7690346, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 02/28/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Travis C Brotherson, 5578 140th St, Holstein, IA 51025

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of fires - 20 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Holstein, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.4%), and Structure Fires (35.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Holstein, IA
    • 7046.4%Outside Fires
    • 5435.8%Structure Fires
    • 2113.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 64.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Holstein, IA
Most common first names in Holstein, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3178.1 years
John2477.7 years
Henry1985.7 years
Emma1784.8 years
Anna1486.5 years
Walter1479.9 years
Mary1478.6 years
Harry1278.9 years
Helen1280.3 years
Albert1177.4 years
Most common last names in Holstein, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Goettsch2378.8 years
Gebers1677.2 years
Miller1382.2 years
Wiese1375.6 years
Sorensen1179.5 years
Hansen1181.4 years
Johnson1179.3 years
Ewoldt1185.6 years
Meyer1178.3 years
Vohs1178.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Holstein, IA
  • 77.0%Utility gas
  • 21.8%Electricity
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Holstein, IA
  • 56.0%Utility gas
  • 42.4%Electricity
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Holstein compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Holstein on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
There are no pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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  • Kyle Meyer (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2021.