Royal, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 409 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 190  (46.7%)
Females: 219  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

48.2 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 51357.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,490 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Royal:

$65,490
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,616 (it was $18,118 in 2000)

Royal city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $88,911 (it was $48,700 in 2000)
Royal:

$88,911
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $89,799; detached houses: $89,328

Median gross rent in 2019: $691.

March 2019 cost of living index in Royal: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.5%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents)

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  • Races in Royal, IA (2019)
    • 29191.2%White alone
    • 134.1%Two or more races
    • 51.6%American Indian alone
    • 41.3%Black alone
    • 20.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Royal, Iowa as of January 28, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Royal is 418 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (47.4%), Norwegian (6.6%), American (5.8%), Danish (3.6%), European (3.6%), Irish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/30/1910

Elevation: 1412 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,395 people per square mile   (low).

Royal, Iowa map

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,137 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $792 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (68.7 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (130.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (397.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Rossie, IA (2.4 miles),
Everly, IA (2.6 miles ),
Greenville, IA (2.8 miles),
Spencer, IA (3.0 miles ),
Peterson, IA (3.2 miles ),
Linn Grove, IA (3.5 miles ),
Sutherland, IA (3.5 miles ),
Hartley, IA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.06 N, Longitude: 95.28 W

Area code: 712

Distribution of median household income in Royal, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Royal, IA in 2019
Royal satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $129,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $125,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Royal, IA residents
Average permit cost in Royal, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.6%
Iowa:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+7.9%).
Most common industries in Royal, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.2%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (11.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.9%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Social assistance (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
Most common occupations in Royal, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.4%)
  • Child care workers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)

Average climate in Royal, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Royal city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/1/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Royal-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 175% greater 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 184.0 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 221.2 miles away from Royal center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 184.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 467.4 miles away from Royal center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 187.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 167.9 miles away from Royal center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Royal topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Royal:

  • LONGHOUSE-NORTHSHIRE, LTD (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SPENCER, IA)
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SPENCER, IA)
  • SPENCER MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SPENCER, IA)
  • SIOUX CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Royal:

  • Buena Vista University (about 30 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 33 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 68 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 68 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 84 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 86 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • South Central College (about 99 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)

Public elementary/middle school in Royal:

See full list of schools located in Royal

Library in Royal:

  • ROYAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,699; Location: 302 MAIN ST; 5,738 books; 107 audio materials; 268 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 49 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Royal: Royal Fire and Rescue (A), Royal Public Library (B), Royal City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Royal include: Saint Louis Catholic Church (A), United Methodist Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Clay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.9%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.9%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Royal (2011 data):

  • Home State Bank: at Third And Main, branch established on 1915/04/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $43.1 mil, Deposits: $30.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Royal Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Royal:

Marital status in Royal, IA
  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Royal:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Iowa average:

10.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Royal, IA (based on Clay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,97619
Evangelical Protestant3,07913
Catholic2,4852
Other3302
None4,797-
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
Here:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Clay County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

8.39 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.5%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

40.2%
Iowa:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.5%
Iowa:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Royal:

27.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Royal:

21.0%
Iowa:

21.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Royal:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

General health condition:
Royal:

66.6%
Iowa:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.3%
State:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Royal, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 1$6,129$73,5480$0
Financial Administration 1$3,388$40,6562$40
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$100
Totals for Government 2$9,517$57,1023$140

Royal government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $93,000 ($227.38)
    Water Utilities: $78,000 ($190.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $75,000 ($183.37)
    Sewerage: $39,000 ($95.35)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($44.01)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($36.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($34.23)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($26.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($17.11)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($14.67)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($14.67)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($12.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($2.44)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($2.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($19.56)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $11,000 ($26.89)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $69,000 ($168.70)

Royal government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $44,000 ($107.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($73.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000 ($14.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($17.11)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($12.22)
    Rents: $2,000 ($4.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($2.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $74,000 ($180.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $46,000 ($112.47)
    Other: $7,000 ($17.11)
  • Tax - Property: $125,000 ($305.62)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $79,000 ($193.15)

Royal government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000 ($684.60)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000 ($684.60)

Royal government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $396,000 ($968.22)

5.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dickinson County, IA  0.85% ($49,983 average AGI)
from Palo Alto County, IA  0.46% ($48,844)
from Buena Vista County, IA  0.40% ($27,571)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dickinson County, IA  1.03% ($70,736 average AGI)
to Palo Alto County, IA  0.34% ($39,625)
to O'Brien County, IA  0.32% ($37,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Royal:

  • KICD (1240 AM; 1 kW; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • 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.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Royal:

  • KOJI (90.7 FM; OKOBOJI, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KICD-FM (107.7 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KLLT (104.9 FM; SPENCER, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KUOO (103.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KDWD (100.1 FM; EMMETSBURG, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUQQ (102.1 FM; MILFORD, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KJIA (88.9 FM; SPIRIT LAKE, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC)

TV broadcast stations around Royal:

  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K55FL (Channel 55; SPENCER, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Royal fatal accident list:

Aug 18, 1978 11:04 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.6mTotal length
  • 1,345Total average daily traffic
  • 122Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,345Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 4th & Church St (Lat: 43.061917 Lon: -95.286389), Call Sign: KNFW466,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.295 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/2012, Expiration Date: 03/31/2022, Registrant: Electronic Specialties, Inc, 2103 Highway 169 North, Algona, IA 50511, Phone: (515) 295-7752, Fax: (515) 295-7238, Email:
  • Royal Tower Meter Vault 1167 M Se Of Jct Prince Blvd & Queen St (Lat: 43.054972 Lon: -95.271111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 40 m, Overall height: 42 m, Call Sign: WPRL319,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.200 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2000, Expiration Date: 11/08/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2006, Certifier: Rodney Steuben, Registrant: Us Filter Control Systems, 6819 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55439-1502, Fax: (952) 941-9502
  • 5 1/2 Mi W 1/8 Mi N Jct 71 & B53 (Lat: 43.049972 Lon: -95.269722), Call Sign: WZV584,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.725 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/2014, Expiration Date: 02/08/2024, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications Co, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (712) 262-2448, Fax: (712) 262-4039
  • Royal Tower Repeater, Royal Tower Repeater - Intersection Of Cr M36 And Long Street (Lat: 43.054972 Lon: -95.271111), Type: Tank, Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQBS725,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2014, Expiration Date: 12/07/2024, Certifier: Randy Van Dyke, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • Royal City Water Tower; 49m Nw Of Jct. Main Street & 4th Avenue (Lat: 43.064917 Lon: -95.286028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQFM642,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.200 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2006, Expiration Date: 02/13/2007, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2007, Certifier: Rod Steuben, Registrant: Siemens Water Technologies, 1239 Willow Lake Boulevard, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2743, Email:
  • ROYAL CITY WATER TOW, Royal City Water Tower: 49m Nw Of Jct. Main Street & 4th Avenue (Lat: 43.064917 Lon: -95.286028), Type: Tank, Structure height: 29.5 m, Call Sign: WQFT218,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2016, Expiration Date: 09/26/2026, Certifier: Rod Steuben, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ROYAL AG PAR, 101 Market Street (Lat: 43.065389 Lon: -95.282222), Type: Silo, Structure height: 56.3 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQQB306,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/12/2012, Expiration Date: 10/12/2022, Certifier: Fred Gibson, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6744, Fax: (202) 293-7783, Email:
  • Ag Partners - Royal, 101 Market St. (Lat: 43.065750 Lon: -95.282500), Type: Silo, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQTW793,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/28/2014, Expiration Date: 04/28/2024, Certifier: Tim Sylvester, Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K0HCN, Licensee ID: L01411235, Grant Date: 06/24/2008, Expiration Date: 06/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2020, Certifier: Leonard A Anderson, Registrant: Leonard A Anderson, 1550 390 St, Royal, IA 51357
  • Call Sign: KA0FZJ, Licensee ID: L00664734, Grant Date: 07/23/2012, Expiration Date: 08/06/2022, Certifier: Johnnie L King, Registrant: Johnnie L King, Royal, IA 51357
  • Call Sign: KA0SFL, Licensee ID: L01411220, Grant Date: 06/24/2008, Expiration Date: 06/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2020, Certifier: Elsie E Anderson, Registrant: Elsie E Anderson, 1550 390 St, Royal, IA 51357
  • Call Sign: KC0DFP, Licensee ID: L01503359, Grant Date: 01/11/2018, Expiration Date: 04/06/2028, Certifier: Robert J Wassom Jr, Registrant: Robert J Wassom Jr, 3995 150th Ave, Royal, IA 51357
  • Call Sign: KC0ULX, Licensee ID: L01018323, Grant Date: 06/09/2015, Expiration Date: 05/17/2025, Certifier: Michael D Wimmer, Registrant: Michael D Wimmer, 107 Church St, Royal, IA 51357
  • Call Sign: KD0IFU, Licensee ID: L01502509, Grant Date: 04/23/2019, Expiration Date: 06/29/2029, Certifier: Matthew V Goyette, Registrant: Matthew V Goyette, 107 Prince Blvd, Royal, IA 51357

Most common first names in Royal, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John980.7 years
Robert574.4 years
Albert481.2 years
Clara488.5 years
Henry473.2 years
Anna383.4 years
Ernest379.3 years
Alice370.7 years
Edith375.0 years
Esther386.3 years
Most common last names in Royal, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hagedorn1179.8 years
Christensen782.6 years
Kruse778.0 years
Franker570.6 years
Peterson577.4 years
Roberts582.6 years
Walstrom576.2 years
Anderson484.5 years
Johanson482.0 years
Huss482.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Royal, IA
  • 83.2%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Royal, IA
  • 75.0%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Electricity


Royal 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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