Magnolia, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 175 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 92  (52.6%)
Females: 83  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  51.5 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 51550

Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,623 (it was $30,625 in 2000)
Magnolia:

$58,623
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,716 (it was $16,533 in 2000)

Magnolia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $76,401 (it was $46,700 in 2000)
Magnolia:

$76,401
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $156,610; Detached houses: $161,706; Townhouses or other attached units: $164,232; In 2-unit structures: $184,857; Mobile homes: $30,121

Median gross rent in 2016: $664.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Magnolia: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.2%), American (23.6%), Scotch-Irish (8.3%), English (6.9%), Swedish (6.9%), Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/30/1909

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 300 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Magnolia:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Magnolia city:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 9.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Magnolia, Iowa as of December 09, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Magnolia to the number of sex offenders is 76 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,197 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $891 (1.9%)

Magnolia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (30.5 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (30.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (422.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Logan, IA (2.4 miles ), Mondamin, IA (2.8 miles ), Modale, IA (3.0 miles ), Woodbine, IA (3.0 miles ), Missouri Valley, IA (3.1 miles ), Pisgah, IA (3.2 miles ), Little Sioux, IA (3.3 miles ), California Junction, IA (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 41.69 N, Longitude: 95.87 W

Area code: 712

Magnolia household income distribution Magnolia home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+15.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

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Average climate in Magnolia, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Magnolia-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the Magnolia city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/15/1950, a category F4 tornado 28.3 miles away from the city center injured 33 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Magnolia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 74% 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 171.7 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 249.8 miles away from Magnolia center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 275.0 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 75.3 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 102.6 miles away from Magnolia center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.0 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 Harrison County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Magnolia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Magnolia:

  • WEL HOME HEALTH OF LOGAN (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LOGAN, IA)
  • WESTMONT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LOGAN, IA)
  • LONGVIEW HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MISSOURI VALLEY, IA)
  • ALEGENT HEALTH COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; MISSOURI VALLEY, IA)
  • ROSE VISTA HOME, INC. (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WOODBINE, IA)

Operable nuclear power plant near Magnolia:

  • 19 miles: Fort Calhoun in Fort Calhoun, NE.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Magnolia:

  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 28 miles; Omaha, NE; Full-time enrollment: 12,236)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 30 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Creighton University (about 30 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 31 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 32 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • Bellevue University (about 38 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 60 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)

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Notable location: Magnolia Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Magnolia Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 44.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.25
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.3%
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.3%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Iowa average:

10.4

Magnolia travel time to work - commute Magnolia mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Magnolia city (based on Harrison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,57716
Evangelical Protestant1,98813
Catholic1,9695
Other1,3166
None7,078-
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
Harrison County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Harrison County:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Harrison County:

9.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

5.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

28.0%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Magnolia:

46.5%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Magnolia:

46.8%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

31.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Magnolia:

24.5%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Magnolia:

47.9%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Magnolia:

50.2%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Magnolia:

83.1%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Magnolia, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$600
Totals for Government 0$0 7$600

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($114.29)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($57.14)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($40.00)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($40.00)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($34.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($22.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($22.86)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($5.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $3,000 ($17.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($74.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($11.43)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($22.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $9,000 ($51.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($148.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($91.43)
    General Support: $2,000 ($11.43)
  • Tax - Property: $33,000 ($188.57)
    Total General Sales: $11,000 ($62.86)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($5.71)
    NEC: $1,000 ($5.71)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($257.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($228.57)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($28.57)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $75,000 ($428.57)

5.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,436 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pottawattamie County, IA  0.99% ($28,946 average AGI)
from Douglas County, NE  0.82% ($38,674)
from Shelby County, IA  0.23% ($25,615)


5.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,117 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pottawattamie County, IA  1.17% ($32,167 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.90% ($37,627)
to Washington County, NE  0.34% ($31,263)

Strongest AM radio stations in Magnolia:

  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, 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)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRO (660 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Magnolia:

  • 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)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKYY (101.3 FM; WHITING, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KIWR (89.7 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KZSR (102.3 FM; ONAWA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KVNO (90.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF NEBRASKA)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KIOS-FM (91.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 001)
  • KKCD (105.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRQC (93.3 FM; BENNINGTON, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVSS (88.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KILV (107.5 FM; CASTANA, IA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBLR-FM (97.3 FM; BLAIR, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Magnolia:

  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KVSS-LP (Channel 67; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K61GA (Channel 61; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Magnolia)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MAGNOLIA, 1.7 Miles North Of (Lat: 41.721083 Lon: -95.875833), Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WPF88
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz... (+12 more)Grant Date: 04/01/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/29/1997Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services Inc, 2270 Lakeside Dr, Richardson, TX 75082
  • ON04030A, Se 1/4 Sec 20 Twp80n R43w (Lat: 41.720889 Lon: -95.875778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 81 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQXD523
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/04/2016, Expiration Date: 02/04/2026, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • .74 Mi Se Of Jntc. Of Hwys 183 And 127 (Lat: 41.688056 Lon: -95.941111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 134.1 m, Overall height: 139.9 m, Call Sign: KDN402
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHzGrant Date: 07/28/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/18/2003, Certifier: Paul H KuziaRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA0BQL, Licensee ID: L00576103, Grant Date: 09/30/2002, Expiration Date: 10/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/15/2014, Certifier: Alfred Sick, Registrant: Alfred Sick, 321 3rd Street, Magnolia, IA 51550
  • Call Sign: KD0GJL, Licensee ID: L01463248, Grant Date: 02/02/2009, Expiration Date: 02/02/2019, Certifier: Carl F Rorden Jr, Registrant: Carl F Rorden Jr, 799 1st St, Magnolia, IA 51550

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Wood (5%)

Magnolia 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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