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Ancestries: German (37.5%), Irish (14.0%), English (12.3%), United States (4.0%), Dutch (2.6%), French Canadian (2.4%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Elevation: 2379 feet
Land area: 1.25 square miles.
Population density: 461 people per square mile (low).
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For population 25 years and over in Indianola:
High school or higher: 92.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Indianola city:
Never married: 23.0%
Now married: 57.5%
2 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Indianola, Nebraska as of October 08, 2015. The ratio of number of residents in Indianola to the number of sex offenders is 576 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: $1,635 (2.0%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,099 (1.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (200.8 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (552.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Indianola-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/15/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Indianola city center injured one personand causedbetween $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/18/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the city center causedbetween $500 and $5000 in damages.
Indianola-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 601.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 306.3 miles away from Indianola center 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 192.1 miles away from the city center On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 328.4 miles away from the city center On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 258.8 miles away from Indianola center On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.0 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 Red Willow County (8) is smaller than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7 Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals and medical centers near Indianola:
COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE AND HOSPIC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MCCOOK, NE)
MCCOOK DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; MCCOOK, NE)
Red Willow 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 Indianola and their reported violations in the past:
INDIANOLA, CITY OF (Population served: 643, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2014)
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from AUG-29-2013 to AUG-30-2013)
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2013)
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2012)
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2012)
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-28-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2011)
4 other older health violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.1%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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 above state average.
Number of college students below state average.
Banks with branches in Indianola (2011 data):
Adams Bank & Trust: Indianola Branch at 205 North 4th Street, branch established on 1961/01/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $550.2 mil, Deposits: $450.5 mil, headquarters in Ogallala, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Adbanc, Inc.
Religion statistics for Indianola city (based on Red Willow 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: 1
Red Willow County:
0.93 / 10,000 pop.
2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
0.93 / 10,000 pop.
0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Red Willow County:
5.59 / 10,000 pop.
4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
4.66 / 10,000 pop.
7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Red Willow County:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
3 Mi W & 2 Mi N (Lat: 40.264167 Lon: -100.474306), Call Sign: WXA823, Licensee ID: L00636987 Assigned Frequencies: 451.775 MHz, 451.775 MHz Grant Date: 02/15/2003, Expiration Date: 02/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2013 Registrant: Steve Quigley, Rr 1 Box 77, Indianola, NE 69034
W Edge Of Cy Limit (Lat: 40.249167 Lon: -100.423194), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPCK430, Licensee ID: L00006765 Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz Grant Date: 03/26/2003, Expiration Date: 06/10/2013 Registrant: Mc Cook Public Power District, Hwy 83 & Q St, Mc Cook, NE 69001, Phone: (308) 345-2500
5th & D Street (Lat: 40.243139 Lon: -100.417417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 51.2 m, Call Sign: WQGV401 Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHz Grant Date: 04/25/2007, Expiration Date: 04/25/2017, Certifier: George Hearn Registrant: Platte Valley Communications Of Kearney, 2215 Ave I, Kearney, NE 68848, Phone: (308) 237-9512, Fax: (308) 236-5728, Email:
West Indianola WIU, Bnsf Ls2 Mp276.57 - West Indianola Wiu (Lat: 40.231667 Lon: -100.421944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQOH719 Assigned Frequencies: 160.215 MHz Grant Date: 09/29/2011, Expiration Date: 09/29/2021, Certifier: Robert Leedham Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave., Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
Indianola Twin Leg, 3.2 Km N (Lat: 40.271667 Lon: -100.420000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WPUH223, Licensee ID: L00050176 Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz Grant Date: 03/20/2012, Expiration Date: 03/05/2022, Certifier: Roger Hoffman Registrant: Pinpoint Communications, Inc.
Indianola, 722 North 2nd Street (Lat: 40.241306 Lon: -100.414694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQFV241 Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6375.14 MHz Grant Date: 10/11/2006, Expiration Date: 06/02/2016, Certifier: Francis J Dirico Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Avenue, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
INDIANOLA, 71870 Drive 396 (Lat: 40.245778 Lon: -100.415917), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQIJ368 Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz Grant Date: 02/26/2008, Expiration Date: 02/26/2018, Certifier: John E Rooney 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: N0BAV, Licensee ID: L00203357 Grant Date: 07/19/2011, Expiration Date: 10/08/2021, Certifier: Michael S Manker Registrant: Michael S Manker, 39455 Road 720, Indianola, NE 69034
Call Sign: N0SOV, Licensee ID: L00469886 Grant Date: 02/25/2012, Expiration Date: 05/19/2022 Registrant: Donna M Behnke, 71976 Road 396, Indianola, NE 69034-8001
Call Sign: WB6GBW, Licensee ID: L00469935 Grant Date: 02/15/2013, Expiration Date: 05/11/2023 Registrant: Donald R Behnke, 71976 Road 396, Indianola, NE 69034-8001
FAA Registered Aircraft:
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: 9259J , Serial Number: 28-3335, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1966 Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard E Mcconville, 720 D St, Indianola, NE 69034, Other Owners: Crinda K Mcconville
Most common first names in Indianola, NE among deceased individuals
Most common last names in Indianola, NE among deceased individuals