Avoca, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 1,518 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.7%
 
Males: 775  (51.1%)
Females: 743  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

38.1 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 51521.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,248 (it was $39,826 in 2000)
Avoca:

$58,248
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,326 (it was $20,908 in 2000)

Avoca city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,143 (it was $72,600 in 2000)
Avoca:

$121,143
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $168,334; detached houses: $175,793; townhouses or other attached units: $211,508; in 2-unit structures: $104,864; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $88,424; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $147,195; mobile homes: $17,967

Median gross rent in 2017: $611.

March 2019 cost of living index in Avoca: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.0%
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  • Races in Avoca, IA (2010)
    • 1,46797.4%White alone
    • 281.9%Hispanic
    • 50.3%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 10.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Avoca, Iowa as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Avoca is 249 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (58.3%), American (7.7%), Danish (4.8%), Irish (3.2%), English (2.9%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/2/1874

Elevation: 1190 feet

Land area: 1.94 square miles.

Population density: 783 people per square mile   (low).

Avoca, Iowa map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,972 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,519 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (31.4 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (38.2 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (396.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Walnut, IA (2.5 miles ),
Hancock, IA (2.5 miles ),
Shelby, IA (2.5 miles ),
Corley, IA (2.6 miles),
Tennant, IA (3.1 miles),
Minden, IA (3.3 miles ),
Marne, IA (3.4 miles),
Harlan, IA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.48 N, Longitude: 95.34 W

Area code: 712

Distribution of median household income in Avoca, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Avoca, IA in 2017
Avoca satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $155,600
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $227,300
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $230,000
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $199,900
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $224,700
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $233,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Avoca, IA residents
Average permit cost in Avoca, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +97 (+6.4%).
Most common industries in Avoca, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Truck transportation (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Utilities (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Avoca, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)

Average climate in Avoca, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 6/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Avoca city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Avoca-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 203.1 miles away from Avoca center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.5 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 280.0 miles away from Avoca center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 291.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 134.0 miles away from Avoca center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from the city 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 Pottawattamie County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Avoca topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Avoca:

  • AVOCA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (610 EAST YORK ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Avoca:

  • REM IOWA-BIRCH COTTAGE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SHELBY, IA)
  • MYRTUE MED CTR HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; HARLAN, IA)
  • HARLAN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; HARLAN, IA)
  • MYRTUE MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; HARLAN, IA)
  • ELM CREST RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HARLAN, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Avoca:

  • Iowa Western Community College (about 28 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; Full-time enrollment: 5,344)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 35 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • Creighton University (about 35 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 37 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Bellevue University (about 38 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 39 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • Buena Vista University (about 81 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)

Public high school in Avoca:

Public elementary/middle school in Avoca:

See full list of schools located in Avoca

Library in Avoca:

  • AVOCA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $97,609; Location: 213 N ELM ST; 18,988 books; 945 audio materials; 1,274 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Avoca: Parkway Campground (A), Avoca Golf Club (B), Avoca Elevator (C), Avoca Fairgrounds (D), Avoca Public Library (E), Sweet Vale of Avoca Heritage Museum (F), Avoca Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Avoca include: Crossroads Church (A), Saint Marys Catholic Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), United Church of Avoca (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Avoca: Eddington Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Capri Motel (110 East Pershing Street), Motel 6 (7004 North Chestnut Street).

Birthplace of: Richard Beymer - Actor.

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

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

  • AVOCA WATER WORKS (Population served: 1,506, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.9%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
42 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Avoca (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Avoca Branch at 155 South Elm Street, branch established on 1872/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Midstates Bank, National Association: Avoca Branch at 206 N Elm Street, branch established on 1872/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $335.1 mil, Deposits: $230.4 mil, headquarters in Council Bluffs, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Midstates Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Avoca:

Marital status in Avoca, IA
  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Avoca:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Avoca
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Avoca, IA (based on Pottawattamie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,43043
Evangelical Protestant11,36956
Catholic8,9479
Other2,3849
Orthodox801
None56,948-
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: 15
Pottawattamie County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Pottawattamie County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Pottawattamie County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Here:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
This county:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pottawattamie County:

29.7%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pottawattamie County:

16.7%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.9%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Avoca:

48.0%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Avoca:

28.9
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.7%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Avoca:

9.8%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.3%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

57.8%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Avoca:

77.1%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Avoca, 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 2$18,451$110,7060$0
Streets and Highways 2$15,252$91,5120$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$7,419$89,0280$0
Parks and Recreation 1$6,148$73,7760$0
Local Libraries 1$9,852$118,2240$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 7$57,122$97,9230$0

Avoca government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,645,000 ($1083.66)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $520,000 ($342.56)
    Regular Highways: $495,000 ($326.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $397,000 ($261.53)
    Water Utilities: $362,000 ($238.47)
    Health - Other: $211,000 ($139.00)
    Libraries: $121,000 ($79.71)
    Police Protection: $104,000 ($68.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $99,000 ($65.22)
    General - Other: $98,000 ($64.56)
    Sewerage: $97,000 ($63.90)
    Central Staff Services: $91,000 ($59.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $84,000 ($55.34)
    Financial Administration: $69,000 ($45.45)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $29,000 ($19.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $80,000 ($52.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $467,000 ($307.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($11.20)

Avoca government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $276,000 ($181.82)
    Sewerage: $244,000 ($160.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $109,000 ($71.81)
    Other: $51,000 ($33.60)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $14,000 ($9.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000 ($3.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $175,000 ($115.28)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $116,000 ($76.42)
    Sale of Property: $63,000 ($41.50)
    Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($18.45)
    Special Assessments: $9,000 ($5.93)
    Rents: $5,000 ($3.29)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $452,000 ($297.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $145,000 ($95.52)
    Other: $107,000 ($70.49)
  • Tax - Property: $1,136,000 ($748.35)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $178,000 ($117.26)
    Other Selective Sales: $67,000 ($44.14)
    Other License: $11,000 ($7.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000 ($1.98)

Avoca government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,086,000 ($2032.94)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,583,000 ($1701.58)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000 ($543.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $322,000 ($212.12)

Avoca government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,040,000 ($2002.64)

5.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,098 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
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 Douglas County, NE  1.93% ($44,970 average AGI)
from Sarpy County, NE  0.55% ($51,086)
from Mills County, IA  0.24% ($47,349)


6.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,790 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
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 Douglas County, NE  1.99% ($42,357 average AGI)
to Sarpy County, NE  0.58% ($45,800)
to Mills County, IA  0.29% ($58,067)
Businesses in Avoca, IA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Subway1
Motel 61UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Avoca:

  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Avoca:

  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNOD (105.3 FM; HARLAN, IA; Owner: WIRELESS BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIWR (89.7 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KSOM (96.5 FM; AUDUBON, IA; Owner: MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS L.C.)
  • KSWI (95.7 FM; ATLANTIC, IA; Owner: MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Avoca:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • KVSS-LP (Channel 67; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS)

Avoca fatal accident list:

May 20, 2000 10:40 PM, Sr-83, Lat: 41.476571, Lon: -95.337957, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 4, 1986 06:30 PM, Willow St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 299ft / 90.9mTotal length
  • 152,575Total average daily traffic
  • 50,365Total average daily truck traffic
  • 110,715Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Avoca, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Avoca, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Avoca)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Avoca, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Avoca)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 180FP , Serial Number: 18052917, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 11/07/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 46817 Sycamore Rd, Avoca, IA 51521
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/24/2000, Exported to: Canada
  • Aircraft: CALLEN MELVIN K RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 870MC , Serial Number: 0001, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 11/05/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Larry D Chapman, Po Box 94, Avoca, IA 51521
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8848W , Serial Number: 28-10400, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 01/02/1992
    Registrant (Individual): David L Hocken, 30575 Highway 59, Avoca, IA 51521

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$120,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0215.02

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Fire-safe hotels and motels in Avoca, Iowa:

  • Motel 6, 211 W Marty Dr, Avoca, Iowa 51521 , Phone: (712) 343-6507, Fax: (712) 343-6457
  • Cobblestone Inn And Suites, 7013 N Chestnut St, Avoca, Iowa 51521 , Phone: (712) 307-6006
  • COBBLESTONE INN AND SUITES, 7013 N CHESTNUT St, Avoca, Iowa 51521 , Phone: (712) 307-6006
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Avoca, Iowa
Most common first names in Avoca, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Harry2178.4 years
Anna1887.6 years
John1871.6 years
William1381.1 years
Robert1279.8 years
Emma1284.9 years
Mary1281.4 years
Elmer1177.5 years
Carl1178.5 years
Walter1178.8 years
Most common last names in Avoca, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jacobsen1584.1 years
Petersen1383.0 years
Peters1382.9 years
Hansen1280.6 years
Christensen1180.6 years
Sievers1178.1 years
Maassen1072.7 years
Nielsen1078.2 years
Jensen1071.2 years
Johnson1081.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Avoca, IA
  • 81.5%Utility gas
  • 17.7%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Avoca, IA
  • 56.2%Electricity
  • 43.8%Utility gas


Avoca compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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