Randall, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 168 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.5%
Males: 80  (47.6%)
Females: 88  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  42.7 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 50231

Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,979 (it was $30,750 in 2000)
Randall:

$57,979
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,662 (it was $20,991 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $93,545 (it was $47,700 in 2000)
Randall:

$93,545
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $96,680; Detached houses: $96,773

Median gross rent in 2016: $733.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Randall: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (20.0%), German (15.3%), American (14.1%), Scandinavian (3.5%), Irish (2.4%), Danish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/15/1940

Elevation: 1022 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 365 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Randall:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Randall city:

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

6 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

This city:

3.2%
Iowa:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,355 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,295 (1.4%)

Randall satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (14.6 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (141.5 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (305.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Story City, IA (1.9 miles ), Jewell Junction, IA (2.3 miles ), Ellsworth, IA (2.3 miles ), Roland, IA (2.7 miles ), Gilbert, IA (3.1 miles ), Radcliffe, IA (3.2 miles ), Stanhope, IA (3.2 miles ), Garden City, IA (3.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.24 N, Longitude: 93.60 W

Area code: 515

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

3.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-8.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

Average climate in Randall, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Randall-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the Randall city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Randall-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% 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 399.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 266.6 miles away from Randall 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 382.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 248.1 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 322.9 miles away from Randall 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 272.4 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 Hamilton County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Randall topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Randall:

  • STORY CITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; STORY CITY, IA)
  • BETHANY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; STORY CITY, IA)
  • THE ABINGTON ON GRAND (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; AMES, IA)
  • AMES MARY GREELEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; AMES, IA)
  • MARY GREELEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; AMES, IA)
  • HOMEWARD (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; AMES, IA)
  • HOMEWARD HOSPICE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; AMES, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Randall:

  • Iowa State University (about 15 miles; Ames, IA; Full-time enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 36 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 37 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Drake University (about 44 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 62 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 67 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 68 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)

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Hamilton 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 2002 was 47.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 9.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.79
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.8%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.7%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.7%
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:

8.9
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Randall city (based on Hamilton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,42217
Evangelical Protestant2,93915
Catholic1,4332
Other21
None5,877-
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: 3
Hamilton County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Hamilton County:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hamilton County:

28.3%
Iowa:

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

12.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.4%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.8%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Randall:

29.0
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Randall:

14.4%
Iowa:

22.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Randall:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.8%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

57.8%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Randall:

83.5%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Randall, 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 0$0 1$933
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$102
Firefighters 0$0 8$102
Sewerage 0$0 1$438
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$350
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,371
Totals for Government 0$0 20$3,296

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $31,000 ($184.52)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($148.81)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($125.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($125.00)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($89.29)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($23.81)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($23.81)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($5.95)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($5.95)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($5.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($5.95)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($5.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($65.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $25,000 ($148.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($23.81)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $32,000 ($190.48)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($71.43)
    Rents: $12,000 ($71.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($166.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($71.43)
    General Support: $1,000 ($5.95)
  • Tax - Property: $38,000 ($226.19)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($11.90)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $94,000 ($559.52)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $163,000 ($970.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $155,000 ($922.62)
    Water Utilities: $83,000 ($494.05)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($65.48)
    Other, NEC: $8,000 ($47.62)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $259,000 ($1541.67)

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,311 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
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 Story County, IA  0.77% ($32,872 average AGI)
from Webster County, IA  0.62% ($28,684)
from Wright County, IA  0.39% ($24,667)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,300 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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 Story County, IA  0.86% ($35,189 average AGI)
to Webster County, IA  0.68% ($24,095)
to Polk County, IA  0.52% ($43,719)

Strongest AM radio stations in Randall:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KASI (1430 AM; 1 kW; AMES, IA)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Randall:

  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KCCQ (105.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KQWC-FM (95.7 FM; WEBSTER CITY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KFGQ-FM (99.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K206AW (89.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Randall:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • K19DX (Channel 19; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K27EW (Channel 27; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K33ED (Channel 33; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K51EP (Channel 51; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K53FD (Channel 53; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K59FM (Channel 59; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K69GZ (Channel 69; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • K25FA (Channel 25; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K47EK (Channel 47; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K49DZ (Channel 49; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K55GV (Channel 55; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: ROBERT M. CAMPBELL)
  • K57GN (Channel 57; IOWA FALLS, IA; Owner: EAST SIDE ENTERPRISES)
  • K61GF (Channel 61; IOWA FALLS, ETC., IA; Owner: BSA INVESTMENT)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)

Randall fatal accident list:

Sep 6, 1979 01:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Matt Doyle, Southeast Of The Intersection Of 360th Street And I-35. Ia00069 (Lat: 42.267111 Lon: -93.569722), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: 9728693500, Karnold@trintel.Com, 2201 WEST ROYAL LANE, SUITE 210
  • Matt Doyle, Southeast Of The Intersection Of 360th Street And I-35. Ia00069 (Lat: 42.267111 Lon: -93.569722), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: 9728693500, Karnold@trintel.Com, 2201 WEST ROYAL LANE, SUITE 210
  • Paul Prins, Southeast Of The Intersection Of 360th Street And I-35. Ia00069 (Lat: 42.267111 Lon: -93.569722), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: 2147647049, Ineace@trintel.Com, 2201 WEST ROYAL LANE, SUITE 150

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KF0RR, Licensee ID: L00520693, Grant Date: 05/28/2013, Expiration Date: 05/21/2022, Certifier: Bruce E Greene, Registrant: Bruce E Greene, 455 Main St, Randall, IA 50231

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Randall 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.
  • Renting percentage 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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