Nemaha, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 83 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.6%
 
Males: 56  (67.9%)
Females: 27  (32.1%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip code: 50567

Estimated median household income in 2015: $41,168 (it was $27,708 in 2000)
Nemaha:

$41,168
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $25,198 (it was $11,997 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $34,552 (it was $22,000 in 2000)
Nemaha:

$34,552
IA:

$136,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $37,435; Detached houses: $37,749
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    • 7082.4%White alone
    • 1112.9%Hispanic
    • 33.5%Black alone
    • 11.2%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Nemaha: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.3%), American (13.3%), Swedish (6.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/27/1915

Elevation: 1323 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 519 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Nemaha:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nemaha city:

  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

2 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This city:

2.6%
Iowa:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $478 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $394 (1.1%)

Nemaha satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (66.6 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (98.9 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (382.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Early, IA (2.2 miles ), Newell, IA (2.8 miles ), Sac City, IA (2.8 miles ), Lakeside, IA (2.9 miles ), Schaller, IA (3.2 miles ), Storm Lake, IA (3.3 miles ), Fonda, IA (3.6 miles ), Lytton, IA (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 42.51 N, Longitude: 95.09 W

Area code: 712

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

2.8%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-8.9%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (41%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)

Average climate in Nemaha, Iowa

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Tornado activity:

Nemaha-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Nemaha city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1954, a category F4 tornado 24.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nemaha-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 77% smaller 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 223.2 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 246.9 miles away from Nemaha center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 125.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 226.5 miles away from Nemaha center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sac County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nemaha topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Nemaha:

  • LORING HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SAC CITY, IA)
  • PARK VIEW REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SAC CITY, IA)
  • BUENA VISTA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH AND HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • NORTH LAKE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • BUENA VISTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • RENAL CENTER OF STORM LAKE, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • BUENA VISTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nemaha:

  • Buena Vista University (about 11 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 46 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 63 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 65 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Iowa State University (about 82 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 94 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 95 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)

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Notable locations in Nemaha: Nemaha Fire Department (A), Nemaha Community Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Nemaha: Nemaha United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sac County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 3.8%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.7%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Nemaha city (based on Sac County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,79017
Catholic2,5296
Evangelical Protestant2,47912
Other1-
None2,551-
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: 6
Sac County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Sac County:

9.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

14.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sac County:

28.6%
Iowa:

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

18.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.4%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Nemaha:

38.7%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.6%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Nemaha:

11.9%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nemaha:

6.7
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

50.7%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.6%
State:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nemaha, 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 0$0 1$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$371
Totals for Government 0$0 8$571

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $13,000 ($156.63)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($36.14)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($36.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($24.10)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($12.05)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($12.05)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($12.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($24.10)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($24.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($24.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($96.39)
    General Support: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($84.34)
    NEC: $1,000 ($12.05)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $35,000 ($421.69)

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,199 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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 Buena Vista County, IA  0.59% ($40,125 average AGI)
from Carroll County, IA  0.45% ($32,556)
from Calhoun County, IA  0.42% ($40,647)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
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 Carroll County, IA  0.64% ($39,692 average AGI)
to Buena Vista County, IA  0.61% ($37,760)
to Polk County, IA  0.44% ($22,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nemaha:

  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KAYL (990 AM; 0 kW; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nemaha:

  • KAYL-FM (101.7 FM; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • K242AM (96.3 FM; NEWELL, IA; Owner: GOOD NEWS NETWORK, INC.)
  • KBVU-FM (97.5 FM; ALTA, IA; Owner: BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY)
  • KKIA (92.9 FM; IDA GROVE, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KIKD (106.7 FM; LAKE CITY, IA; Owner: CARROLL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • KTLB (105.9 FM; TWIN LAKES, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF FT. DODGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Nemaha:

  • K47FZ (Channel 47; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Juana Aguilar, Nemaha (Lat: 42.545333 Lon: -95.148944), Type: 71.0, Overall height: 70 m, Registrant: 3173612370
  • Juana O Aguilar, About 5.97 Kilometers Nw Of Nemaha, Iowa (Lat: 42.545361 Lon: -95.148944), Type: 80.0, Overall height: 79.3 m, Registrant: 3173612370

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 1/2 Mi N & 2 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 42.547194 Lon: -95.141944), Call Sign: KBI252, Licensee ID: L00028975
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHzGrant Date: 01/13/1999, Expiration Date: 03/29/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2004Registrant: Wayne L Robinson, 2264 175th St, Nemaha, IA 50567, Phone: (712) 636-4555

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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: 8068W , Serial Number: 28-2154, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/1965
    Registrant (Corporation): Rkd Flier Inc, 2636 200th St, Nemaha, IA 50567

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (68%)
  • Electricity (29%)

Businesses in Nemaha, IA

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2

Nemaha compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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