Jolley, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 27 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -50.0%
Males: 14  (53.7%)
Females: 13  (46.3%)
Median resident age:  59.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 50551

Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,634 (it was $24,286 in 2000)
Jolley:

$29,634
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,803 (it was $23,268 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $30,324 (it was $26,300 in 2000)
Jolley:

$30,324
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $33,890; Detached houses: $33,926
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    • 3995.1%White alone
    • 24.9%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jolley: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.7%), American (25.0%), Irish (16.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/16/1895

Elevation: 1225 feet

Land area: 0.12 square miles.

Population density: 235 people per square mile   (very low).

Jolley, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Jolley:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jolley city:

  • Never married: 5.8%
  • Now married: 88.8%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Jolley city:  1.0% ($275)
Iowa:  1.3% ($1,077)

Jolley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (63.8 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (107.5 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (363.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Twin Lakes, IA (2.1 miles ), Pomeroy, IA (2.3 miles ), Rockwell City, IA (2.7 miles ), Lytton, IA (2.9 miles ), Fonda, IA (3.1 miles ), Manson, IA (3.2 miles ), Palmer, IA (3.5 miles ), Yetter, IA (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 42.48 N, Longitude: 94.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 712

Jolley household income distribution Jolley home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-1.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (27%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (27%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Jolley, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jolley-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Jolley city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1954, a category F4 tornado 10.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jolley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above 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 230.2 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 264.6 miles away from Jolley 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 213.5 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 234.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 144.0 miles away from Jolley center
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 454.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jolley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Jolley:

  • POMEROY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; POMEROY, IA)
  • CALHOUN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
  • SUNNY KNOLL CARE CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROCKWELL CITY, IA)
  • FONDA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FONDA, IA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MANSON (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MANSON, IA)
  • PARK VIEW REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAC CITY, IA)
  • LORING HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAC CITY, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jolley:

  • Iowa Central Community College (about 27 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,682)
  • Buena Vista University (about 28 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa State University (about 64 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 65 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 78 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 82 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 84 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)

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Notable location: Jolley Community Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Calhoun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.4%
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Iowa average:

10.4

Jolley travel time to work - commute Jolley mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Jolley city (based on Calhoun County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,08119
Evangelical Protestant1,62510
Catholic1,5685
Other3082
None1,088-
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: 4
Calhoun County:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Calhoun County:

7.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

29.1%
Iowa:

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

12.6%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.5%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Jolley:

45.1%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.0
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jolley:

18.3%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.3%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Jolley:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.2%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Jolley:

48.7%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jolley, 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
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$14
Water Supply 0$0 3$4,492
Totals for Government 0$0 5$4,506

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($333.33)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $11,000 ($407.41)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($222.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($111.11)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($37.04)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($37.04)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($37.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($222.22)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($148.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($148.15)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($74.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($259.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($148.15)
    General Support: $1,000 ($37.04)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($222.22)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($2222.22)

5.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
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 Webster County, IA  1.28% ($48,765 average AGI)
from Sac County, IA  0.33% ($18,385)
from Carroll County, IA  0.30% ($25,500)


6.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,315 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Iowa average:

5.94%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Webster County, IA  1.17% ($34,979 average AGI)
to Sac County, IA  0.42% ($40,647)
to Pocahontas County, IA  0.37% ($54,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jolley:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jolley:

  • KTLB (105.9 FM; TWIN LAKES, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KIKD (106.7 FM; LAKE CITY, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKEZ (94.5 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIAQ (96.9 FM; CLARION, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)
  • KAYL-FM (101.7 FM; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • K242AM (96.3 FM; NEWELL, IA; Owner: GOOD NEWS NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jolley:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Jolley)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 3 Mi W 1 Mi S 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 42.457194 Lon: -94.780528), Call Sign: KNEQ485, Licensee ID: L00630149
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2003, Expiration Date: 02/08/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2013Registrant: Dennis Johnson, 1731 230th St, Jolley, IA 50551, Phone: (712) 297-5247
  • Lat: 42.519417 Lon: -94.797472, Call Sign: WPSK218
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.962 MHz, 456.962 MHzGrant Date: 05/25/2001, Expiration Date: 05/25/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/30/2011, Certifier: Dennis PitstickRegistrant: Electronic Specialties Inc, 2103 Highway 169 North, Algona, IA 50511, Phone: (515) 295-7752, Fax: (515) 295-7238, Email:
  • 2341 Inwood Ave. (Lat: 42.454167 Lon: -94.751667), Call Sign: WQHN234
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.900 MHzGrant Date: 09/14/2007, Expiration Date: 09/14/2017, Certifier: Eugene WilliamsRegistrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (507) 625-6725, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • JOLLEY, 2025 Iberia Ave (Lat: 42.500000 Lon: -94.757194), Overall height: 112.2 m, Call Sign: WLM462
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.50 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6345.50 MHzGrant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2002Registrant: At&t Communications Of The Midwest, Inc., 1200 Peachtree Street, Locn Ll007, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 810-4021, Fax: (404) 810-7349, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KE5EBZ, Licensee ID: L00989314, Grant Date: 03/11/2005, Expiration Date: 03/11/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/11/2007, Certifier: Howard L Wolfgang Jr, Registrant: Howard L Wolfgang Jr, 2083 210th Street, Jolley, IA 50551-7521
  • Call Sign: KD0BDS, Previous Call Sign: KE5EBZ, Licensee ID: L00989314, Grant Date: 03/03/2015, Expiration Date: 03/11/2025, Certifier: Howard L Wolfgang Jr, Registrant: Howard L Wolfgang Jr, 2083 210th Street, Jolley, IA 50551-7521

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

JOLLEY WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 41, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-10-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-19-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-06-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-06-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2006)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (65%)
  • Electricity (30%)

Jolley compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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