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Population in 2012: 1,284 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 

Males: 645  (50.3%)
Females: 639  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  35.9 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50236.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,221 (it was $47,461 in 2000)
Roland:

$59,221
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,154

Roland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $135,261 (it was $97,400 in 2000)
Roland:

$135,261
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $139,698; Detached houses: $142,176; Townhouses or other attached units: $113,790; In 2-unit structures: $43,508; Mobile homes: $12,271

Median gross rent in 2012: $477.

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  • White alone - 1,255 (97.7%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Roland: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (35.6%), Norwegian (20.1%), Irish (10.8%), English (5.3%), Swedish (3.8%), Dutch (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/29/1891

Elevation: 1025 feet

Land area: 1.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,186 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Roland:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roland city:

  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

6 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.4%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Roland, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Roland to the number of sex offenders is 1,284 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,785 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,596 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ames, IA (11.7 miles , pop. 50,731).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (144.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (300.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Story City, IA (2.2 miles ), McCallsburg, IA (2.4 miles ), Randall, IA (2.7 miles) , Garden City, IA (2.8 miles) , Gilbert, IA (2.9 miles ), Zearing, IA (3.2 miles ), Nevada, IA (3.2 miles ), Radcliffe, IA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $280,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $161,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $227,000

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Latitude: 42.17 N, Longitude: 93.50 W

Area code: 515

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +282 (+27.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Roland-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 227% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Roland 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 17.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Story County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Roland:

  • BETHANY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; STORY CITY, IA)
  • STORY CITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; STORY CITY, IA)
  • THE ABINGTON ON GRAND (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; AMES, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Roland, IA

Local government website: www.cityofroland.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roland:

  • Iowa State University (about 13 miles; Ames, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,738)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 30 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 8,947)
  • Drake University (about 40 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 43 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 59 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 63 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)
  • Buena Vista University (about 94 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)

Public elementary/middle school in Roland:

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Library in Roland:

  • ROLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $77,802; Location: 218 N MAIN ST; 14,179 books; 566 audio materials; 2,471 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 68 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Roland: Roland Response Team (A), Roland Fire Department (B), Roland City Hall (C), Roland Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Roland include: Story City Evangelical Free Church (A), Bergen Lutheran Church (B), Salem Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Roland: Erickson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 9.79. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.79
U.S.:

11.90


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.7%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.4%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Roland, IA

Roland compared to Iowa state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Roland (2011 data):

  • First American Bank: Roland Branch at 120 North Main, branch established on 1987/05/11. Info updated 2007/01/10: Bank assets: $1,369.8 mil, Deposits: $1,095.9 mil, headquarters in Fort Dodge, IA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Stark Bank Group, Ltd.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Roland city (based on Story County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.97%
Here51.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents27.9%22.8%15.7%4.0%3.7%
Congregations17.4%6.5%16.3%2.2%5.4%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents3.2%3.1%2.7%2.4%14.6%
Congregations5.4%5.4%1.1%4.3%35.9%
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: 10
Story County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Story County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
This county:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Story County:

5.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Story County:

26.2%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.9%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$3,186$38,2320$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,443$41,3160$0
Water Supply 1$3,184$38,2081$717
Local Libraries 1$1,829$21,9484$1,858
Totals for Government 4$11,642$34,9265$2,575

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $214,000 ($166.67)
    Regular Highways: $189,000 ($147.20)
    Water Utilities: $91,000 ($70.87)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($57.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $70,000 ($54.52)
    Libraries: $63,000 ($49.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000 ($45.17)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($29.60)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($17.91)
    Health Services - Other: $13,000 ($10.12)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($9.35)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($2.34)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($2.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($1.56)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($3.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $229,000 ($178.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($21.03)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($16.36)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($3.12)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($1.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $194,000 ($151.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($6.23)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $93,000 ($72.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($59.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($21.03)
    All Other: $6,000 ($4.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $122,000 ($95.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $26,000 ($20.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $61,000 ($47.51)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($4.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $148,000 ($115.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $106,000 ($82.55)
    General Support: $17,000 ($13.24)
    All Other: $13,000 ($10.12)
  • Tax - Property: $233,000 ($181.46)
    Total General Sales: $109,000 ($84.89)
    Public Utilities: $19,000 ($14.80)
    NEC: $2,000 ($1.56)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $140,000 ($109.03)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $115,000 ($89.56)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $180,000 ($140.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $295,000 ($229.75)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $100,000 ($77.88)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($19.47)
    Other, NEC: $15,000 ($11.68)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $377,000 ($293.61)

11.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.39%
Iowa average:

6.30%

1.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($703 average AGI)
Story County:

1.09%
Iowa average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Polk County, IA  1.35% ($32,827 average AGI)
from Boone County, IA  0.58% ($38,406)
from Marshall County, IA  0.29% ($30,711)


11.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,010 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.37%
Iowa average:

6.47%

0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($492 average AGI)
Story County:

0.18%
Iowa average:

0.03%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Polk County, IA  2.44% ($38,500 average AGI)
to Boone County, IA  0.56% ($41,223)
to Dallas County, IA  0.23% ($35,877)

Strongest AM radio stations in Roland:

  • 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.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, 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)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roland:

  • 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)
  • KCCQ (105.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K206AW (89.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFGQ-FM (99.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KDAO-FM (99.5 FM; ELDORA, IA; Owner: ELDORA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K290AJ (105.9 FM; GILBERT, IA; Owner: MAJESTIC AIRWAVES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Roland:

  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KFPX (Channel 39; NEWTON, IA; Owner: PAXSON DES MOINES LICENSE, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Roland)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 229 E Ash (Lat: 42.170528 Lon: -93.500194), Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 35.1 m, Call Sign: WNTJ816
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.306 MHz, 952.306 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/2001, Expiration Date: 06/13/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/13/2011
    Registrant: Phone: (515) 388-4341
  • Kappelman, Roland Ia (Lat: 42.136306 Lon: -93.551556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 92.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQIZ802
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 11605.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2008, Expiration Date: 06/30/2018, Cancellation Date: 12/30/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: N0DMU
    Grant Date: 06/05/1996, Expiration Date: 06/05/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2008
    Registrant: Herbert N Severson, R 1 Box 59, Roland, IA 50236
  • Call Sign: N0EVZ, Previous Call Sign: KA0JEI
    Grant Date: 12/27/1988, Expiration Date: 12/27/1998, Cancellation Date: 12/28/2000
    Registrant: Margaret H Avery, 315 Logan, Roland, IA 50236
  • Call Sign: N0NIE, Previous Call Sign: KB0IHV, Licensee ID: L00345215
    Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 04/11/2021
    Registrant: Dan W Beeler, 426 S Main St, Roland, IA 50236
  • Call Sign: W0UHF, Previous Call Sign: WK8L, Licensee ID: L00205130
    Grant Date: 03/16/2010, Expiration Date: 02/26/2020, Certifier: Daniel E Carlisle
    Registrant: Daniel E Carlisle, 326 S Logan St, Roland, IA 50236

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BEECH 19A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16BD , Serial Number: MB-456, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 08/02/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas E Lambert, Po Box 535, Roland, IA 50236
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32868 , Serial Number: 28-7515266, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1974
    Registrant (Individual): David E Kuykendall, 12652 590th Ave, Roland, IA 50236
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 39477 , Serial Number: 28R-7803349, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 07/11/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Jerrold L Handsaker, Po Box 592, Roland, IA 50236



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$83,7001$81,6603$152,393
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$72,390
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8


Most common first names in Roland, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1269.8 years
Clarence572.8 years
Clara594.4 years
Mabel581.2 years
Arthur488.0 years
Albert485.3 years
William483.5 years
Frances476.7 years
John477.5 years
Myrtle478.2 years
Most common last names in Roland, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Twedt1483.8 years
Anderson1179.2 years
Johnson1179.2 years
Larson979.6 years
Thompson881.5 years
Jacobson883.2 years
Hanson780.7 years
Holland686.7 years
Nelson683.5 years
Martens584.8 years

Roland on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations:"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jerry Handsaker (3)
  • Marcus D. Woster (2)
  • Innovative Lighting, Inc. (1)
  • Jerrold Handsaker (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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