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Ancestries: German (32.3%), Danish (31.9%), Irish (8.4%), English (5.4%), United States (4.2%), Swedish (1.8%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Incorporated on 12/13/1880
Elevation: 1260 feet
Land area: 1.02 square miles.
Population density: 769 people per square mile (low).
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For population 25 years and over in Exira:
High school or higher: 85.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Exira city:
Never married: 20.8%
Now married: 49.4%
4 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Exira, Iowa as of April 28, 2016. The ratio of number of residents in Exira to the number of sex offenders is 801 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $692 (1.4%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $771 (1.6%)
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Exira-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Exira city center killed one personand injured 2 peopleand causedbetween $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/10/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the city center injured one personand causedbetween $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Exira-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 77% 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 221.4 miles away from the city 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 75.0 miles away from Exira center On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 288.0 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 292.5 miles away from the city center 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 429.1 miles away from Exira center On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.9 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)
The number of natural disasters in Audubon County (16) is greater than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14 Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jack Pardee - Football player and coach, David R. Hansen - Federal judge.
Hospitals and medical centers in Exira:
EXIRA CARE CENTER (409 SOUTH CARTHAGE)
Other hospitals and medical centers near Exira:
FRIENDSHIP HOME ASSOCIATION (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; AUDUBON, IA)
AUDUBON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; AUDUBON, IA)
SALEM LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ELK HORN, IA)
AUDUBON COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; AUDUBON, IA)
CARING ACRES NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ANITA, IA)
ADAIR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ADAIR, IA)
ATLANTIC DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; ATLANTIC, IA)
Notable locations in Exira: West Central Cooperative Elevator (A), Exira Community School Library (B), Exira City Hall (C), Exira Police Department (D), Exira Recreational Center (E), Exira Public Library (F), Exira Fire Department (G), Audubon County Courthouse Museum (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Audubon 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 Exira and their reported violations in the past:
EXIRA WATER DEPT (Population served: 840, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and AUG-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2007), St BCA signed (APR-21-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2008)
One regular monitoring violation
LITTLEFIELD REC AREA (Address: 2672 LITTLEFIELD DR , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-29-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2010), St BCA signed (DEC-13-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2011)
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010), St BCA signed (DEC-13-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2011)
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010), St BCA signed (DEC-13-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2011)
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-27-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010), St BCA signed (DEC-13-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2011)
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2007), St Boil Water Order (AUG-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2009)
MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2007), St Boil Water Order (AUG-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between NOV-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-19-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2011)
4 routine major monitoring violations
5 minor monitoring violations
3 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.5%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
Gay men: 0.0% of all households
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
58 people in nursing homes in 2000
Exira compared to Iowa state average:
Median household income below state average.
Median house value significantly 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 above state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Banks with branches in Exira (2011 data):
Exchange State Bank: Exira Exchange Branch at 207 East Washington, branch established on 1918/09/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $97.7 mil, Deposits: $75.3 mil, headquarters in Collins, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mid America Banks, Inc.
Religion statistics for Exira city (based on Audubon County data)
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: 2
3.30 / 10,000 pop.
2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
4.95 / 10,000 pop.
5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
8.25 / 10,000 pop.
8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
2 Mi N .25 Mi E (Lat: 41.627778 Lon: -94.907194), Call Sign: KNAK623, Licensee ID: L00303321 Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz Grant Date: 01/23/2001, Expiration Date: 02/07/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011 Registrant: Randall W Jensen, 2143 265th St, Exira, IA 50076, Phone: (712) 268-5503
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
STATION, 500' E Of Hwy 71 On W Washington St (Lat: 41.590806 Lon: -94.888028), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNTQ822 Assigned Frequencies: 2190.40 MHz Grant Date: 03/05/1998, Expiration Date: 03/09/2008, Cancellation Date: 05/10/2008 Registrant:Phone: (515) 628-1724
EXIRA, 100 Knutson St. (Lat: 41.593639 Lon: -94.869806), Type: Tank, Structure height: 33.8 m, Overall height: 34.5 m, Call Sign: WQCU477 Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz Grant Date: 05/26/2005, Expiration Date: 05/26/2015, Certifier: Steven T Campbell Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
Call Sign: K0MBT Grant Date: 02/20/1998, Expiration Date: 02/20/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2010 Registrant: Virgil E Christensen, 202 S Edgerton, Exira, IA 50076
FAA Registered Aircraft:
Aircraft: BELL 47G-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING VO-435 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 65520 , Serial Number: 2012, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 06/27/2011 Registrant (Corporation): Johnson Flying Service LLC, 200 N Kilworth St, Exira, IA 50076
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 7181W , Serial Number: 28-989, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/1963 Registrant (Individual): Dwaine A Landon, 206 S Edgerton St, Exira, IA 50076
Aircraft: PIPER PA-46-310P (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating) N-Number: 9102H , Serial Number: 4608018, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/1986 Registrant (Co-Owned): Tom E Muhr, 2593 Robin Ave, Exira, IA 50076, Other Owners: Brenda A Muhr
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Most common first names in Exira, IA among deceased individuals
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