Kalona, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 2,452 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.9%
 
Males: 1,156  (47.2%)
Females: 1,296  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  45.7 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52247.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,943 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Kalona:

$45,943
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,477 (it was $22,474 in 2000)

Kalona city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $131,948 (it was $91,800 in 2000)
Kalona:

$131,948
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $137,357; Detached houses: $156,887; Townhouses or other attached units: $133,638; In 2-unit structures: $117,920; Mobile homes: $20,121

Median gross rent in 2012: $549.

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  • White alone - 2,279 (96.4%)
  • Hispanic - 48 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 9 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kalona: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.0%), Irish (9.5%), English (6.4%), Czech (5.3%), United States (5.2%), Swiss (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/22/1890

Elevation: 662 feet

Land area: 2.05 square miles.

Population density: 1,198 people per square mile   (low).

Kalona,IA real estate house value index trend

Kalona, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Kalona:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kalona city:

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 19.6%

15 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Kalona, Iowa as of March 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kalona to the number of sex offenders is 346 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,892 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,989 (1.7%)

Kalona satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (15.0 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (161.4 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (209.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Frytown, IA (2.5 miles) , Riverside, IA (2.6 miles ), Wellman, IA (2.6 miles ), Hills, IA (3.2 miles ), West Chester, IA (3.4 miles) , Washington, IA (3.6 miles ), University Heights, IA (3.7 miles ), Lone Tree, IA (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $207,800
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $137,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.49 N, Longitude: 91.71 W

Area code: 319

Kalona household income distribution Kalona home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.7%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +331 (+16.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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

Average climate in Kalona, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kalona-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the Kalona city center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 tornado 30.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kalona-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% 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 291.6 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 273.4 miles away from Kalona 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 145.4 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 319.6 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 320.5 miles away from Kalona 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 291.8 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 Washington County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kalona topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Kalona:

  • REM IOWA-KALONA (507 THIRD STREET)
  • PLEASANTVIEW HOME (811 THIRD STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Kalona:

  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF JOHNSON COUNTY (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; IOWA CITY, IA)
  • HOSPICE OF WASHINGTON COUNTY (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WASHINGTON, IA)
  • WASHINGTON CO. PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; WASHINGTON, IA)
  • UNITED PRESBYTERIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WASHINGTON, IA)
  • HALCYON HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WASHINGTON, IA)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL AND CLINICS Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; WASHINGTON, IA)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL AND CLINICS - WASHINGTON (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; WASHINGTON, IA)

College/University in Kalona:

  • Shiloh University (Full-time enrollment: 19; Location: 100 Shiloh DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.shilohuniversity.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kalona:

  • University of Iowa (about 15 miles; Iowa City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,735)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 30 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 48 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 55 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 59 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 59 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Augustana College (about 60 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)

Public high schools in Kalona:

Private high schools in Kalona:

  • IOWA MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 147; Location: 1421 540TH ST SW; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • PATHWAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 5764 HWY 1 SW; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kalona:

See full list of schools located in Kalona, School District: MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Kalona:

  • KALONA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $155,764; Location: 510 C AVE; 19,019 books; 1,365 audio materials; 1,295 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 45 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Kalona: Kalona Historical Village (A), Kalona Public Library (B), Kalona City Community Center (C), Kalona City Hall (D), Kalona Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kalona include: Grace Fellowship Church (A), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (B), Methodist Church (C), Kalona Mennonite Church (D), Kalona Christian Fellowship (E), Sunnyside Mennonite Church (F), United Christian and Baptist Church (G), Full Gospel Revival Center (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Kalona: Kalona City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Mennonite Museum & Archives (715 D Avenue), Kalona Kritters (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 401 5th Street), Rainbow Balloonport (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2738 500th Street Southwest), Kalona Historical Society Tours (Tours & Charters; 2074 Highway 22).

Hotels: Pull'r Inn Motel (110 E Avenue), Motel-Pull'R Inn (110 E Avenue).

Washington 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 2012 was 55.4. This is better than average.

City:

55.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 22.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.59
U.S.:

9.14

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

TWIN COUNTIES DAIRY, LLC (Address: 2206 540TH ST SW , Population served: 262, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2011)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2009 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-09-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
UPPER DEER CREEK CHURCH (Address: 4995 WATERWAY LANE SW , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2006), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-17-2007 to MAY-17-2007)
FRYTOWN WATER COOP (Address: 4995 WATERWAY LN SW , Population served: 87, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-24-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SYLVIA ROPP HOME (Address: 1024 IVY AVE , Population served: 47, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
LACINA MEADOWS RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION (Address: 4995 WATERWAY LN , Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-14-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2007), St BCA signed (3 times from NOV-14-2007 to OCT-13-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-13-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-22-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-14-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2007), St BCA signed (3 times from NOV-14-2007 to OCT-13-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-13-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (2 times from NOV-14-2007 to OCT-13-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-10-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (2 times from NOV-14-2007 to OCT-13-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (2 times from NOV-14-2007 to OCT-13-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (2 times from NOV-14-2007 to OCT-13-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-22-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2012)
  • 19 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
STRINGTOWN GROCERY (Address: 2300 540TH ST , Population served: 39, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
LOWER DEER CREEK MENNONITE CHURCH (Address: 1408 540TH ST SW , Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-08-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-08-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-06-2013)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Kalona that have no violations reported:

  • KALONA WATER DEPT (Population served: 2,363, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WINDMILL RIDGE CAMPGROUND (Address: 1321 LOCUST , Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.0%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 8.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.4%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
96 people in nursing homes in 2000

Kalona, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Kalona compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Kalona (2011 data):

  • Freedom Security Bank: Kalona Branch at 402 B Avenue, branch established on 1999/09/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $83.3 mil, Deposits: $68.7 mil, headquarters in Coralville, IA, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancshares, Inc.
  • Hills Bank and Trust Company: Kalona Branch at 120 Fifth Street, branch established on 1996/09/19. Info updated 2012/02/07: Bank assets: $2,018.3 mil, Deposits: $1,528.4 mil, headquarters in Hills, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Hills Bancorporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Kalona (Kalona, Iowa Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Kalona city (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.16%
Here: 56.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Mennonite Church USAAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents25.1%21.4%10.5%9.4%5.8%
Congregations5.7%15.1%9.4%11.3%5.7%
NameConservative Mennonite ConferenceOld Order AmishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents5.4%5.3%5.1%4.0%7.9%
Congregations5.7%17.0%1.9%5.7%22.6%
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: 4
Washington County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Washington County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Washington County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.3%
Iowa:

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

13.4%
State:

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
Other Government Administration 4$13,292$39,87612$934
Streets and Highways 3$7,303$29,2120$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,842$46,1044$1,357
Water Supply 1$4,218$50,6160$0
Local Libraries 3$6,054$24,21610$6,338
Totals for Government 12$34,709$34,70926$8,629

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $256,000 ($104.40)
    Water Utilities: $207,000 ($84.42)
    Sewerage: $179,000 ($73.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $171,000 ($69.74)
    General - Other: $126,000 ($51.39)
    Police Protection: $99,000 ($40.38)
    Libraries: $72,000 ($29.36)
    Fire Protection: $39,000 ($15.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($14.27)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($14.27)
    Health Services - Other: $6,000 ($2.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($11.83)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $323,000 ($131.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($8.16)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $156,000 ($63.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $52,000 ($21.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($17.54)
    All Other: $34,000 ($13.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $33,000 ($13.46)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $233,000 ($95.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $184,000 ($75.04)
    General Support: $48,000 ($19.58)
  • Tax - Property: $646,000 ($263.46)
    NEC: $4,000 ($1.63)

Kalona government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $397,000 ($161.91)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $605,000 ($246.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $523,000 ($213.30)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $349,000 ($142.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $82,000 ($33.44)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($19.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,934,000 ($788.74)

6.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,854 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
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 Johnson County, IA  1.88% ($31,553 average AGI)
from Keokuk County, IA  0.37% ($23,656)
from Henry County, IA  0.34% ($129,724)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
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 Johnson County, IA  1.54% ($33,282 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.38% ($38,938)
to Henry County, IA  0.29% ($23,640)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kalona:

  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXIC (800 AM; 1 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KCII (1380 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, IA; Owner: HOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kalona:

  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCII-FM (106.1 FM; WASHINGTON, IA; Owner: HOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • K295AC (106.9 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Kalona:

  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • K64DG (Channel 64; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: R B SHELDAHL)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K13MN (Channel 13; WASHINGTON, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Kalona, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 123
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 86
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 199
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

Kalona fatal accident list:

Feb 5, 1991 05:55 PM, 1, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 26, 1976 05:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kalona)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi E Of Hwy 1 On Hwy 22 & 1/8 Mi S (Lat: 41.483639 Lon: -91.687667), Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WNFV260, Licensee ID: L00007964
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.837 MHz, 862.837 MHz, 863.837 MHz, 864.837 MHz, 865.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/30/2000, Expiration Date: 03/11/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/15/2002
    Registrant: Racom Corporation, Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (800) 722-6643

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Jct Wash Co F62 & Ia 1 W 2 1/2 Mi (Lat: 41.540833 Lon: -91.807389), Call Sign: WRS420, Licensee ID: L00079628
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/2005, Expiration Date: 12/20/2014
    Registrant: Mike Brenneman, 1690 540th St Sw, Kalona, IA 52247, Phone: (319) 656-2993
  • 510 B Ave (Lat: 41.485028 Lon: -91.706556), Call Sign: KWX834, Licensee ID: L00105047
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.985 MHz, 151.985 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/1999, Expiration Date: 05/12/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/20/2002
    Registrant: Kalona Cooperative Telephone Co, 510 B Ave, Kalona, IA 52447-1208
  • 2176 Angle Rd. (Lat: 41.581944 Lon: -91.716611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQPY622
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/20/2012, Expiration Date: 09/20/2022, Certifier: Gary Albrecht
    Registrant: Racom Corporation, 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • HWY 1, 2176 Angle Road Sw (Lat: 41.583000 Lon: -91.715083), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 92.9 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPSP595
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/21/2011, Expiration Date: 07/05/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Kalona, IA, Lat: 41.478611 Lon: -91.704167, Call Sign: WPTL745
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz, 956.331 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/13/2011, Expiration Date: 10/29/2021, Certifier: Doug Morgan
    Registrant: City Of Kalona, 511 C Avenue, Kalona, IA 52247-1213, Phone: (319) 656-2310, Email:
  • KALONA, 1355 Locust Avenue (Lat: 41.457528 Lon: -91.717806), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WPWX236
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6805.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/2013, Expiration Date: 02/03/2023, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • STUTZMAN, 2176 Angle Rd. (Lat: 41.581778 Lon: -91.716694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQKU653
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2009, Expiration Date: 09/18/2019, Certifier: Dave C Wilson
    Registrant: Racom Corp., 201 West State Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 510 B Avenue (Lat: 41.485000 Lon: -91.706556), Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KNKC965, Licensee ID: L00105047
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/1999, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2008
    Registrant: Kalona Cooperative Telephone Co., 510 B Avenue, Kalona, IA 52247-1208

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kalona)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Kalona)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Kalona

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kalona, IA
Most common first names in Kalona, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4982.2 years
John2881.6 years
Anna2185.6 years
Katie1684.4 years
Emma1488.3 years
Lydia1388.5 years
Robert1376.6 years
George1287.0 years
Edna1285.2 years
Raymond1280.8 years
Most common last names in Kalona, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller9881.9 years
Yoder9581.1 years
Gingerich5282.8 years
Brenneman3084.1 years
Swartzendrub3083.4 years
Bender2581.8 years
Hochstedler1877.9 years
Marner1884.0 years
Hershberger1582.2 years
Bontrager1578.3 years
Businesses in Kalona, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Ashley Furniture1Subway1
Curves1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1
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