Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $130,073 (it was $86,600 in 2000)
Mean prices in 2013:All housing units: $149,195; Detached houses: $153,442; Townhouses or other attached units: $212,689; In 2-unit structures: $145,098; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $99,279; Mobile homes: $31,025
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Ancestries: German (38.8%), Irish (11.8%), English (9.7%), Danish (5.6%), United States (4.9%), Dutch (3.6%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Incorporated on 03/7/1882
Elevation: 1096 feet
Land area: 0.40 square miles.
Population density: 2,105 people per square mile (low).
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For population 25 years and over in Neola:
High school or higher: 97.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Neola city:
Never married: 25.5%
Now married: 55.1%
According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Neola, Iowa as of February 09, 2016. The ratio of number of residents in Neola to the number of sex offenders is 851 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,604 (1.3%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,890 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (24.4 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (411.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities:Minden, IA (2.0 miles ),
Bentley, IA (2.3 miles)
Underwood, IA (2.3 miles ),
McClelland, IA (3.0 miles)
Persia, IA (3.0 miles ),
Shelby, IA (3.1 miles ),
Weston, IA (3.2 miles)
Tennant, IA (3.7 miles)
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Neola-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/26/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the Neola city center injured 6 peopleand causedbetween $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/6/1975, a category F4 tornado 24.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 peopleand injured 133 peopleand causedbetween $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Neola-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 75% 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 191.3 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 56.7 miles away from Neola center On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 271.1 miles away from the city center On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 292.5 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) earthquake occurred 123.2 miles away from Neola center On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
The number of natural disasters in Pottawattamie County (18) is greater than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16 Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: R. A. Lafferty - Writer, Red Morgan - Baseball player.
Hospitals and medical centers near Neola:
REM IOWA-BIRCH COTTAGE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SHELBY, IA)
AVOCA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; AVOCA, IA)
ALEGENT HEALTH COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; MISSOURI VALLEY, IA)
WEL HOME HEALTH OF LOGAN (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; LOGAN, IA)
WESTMONT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LOGAN, IA)
LONGVIEW HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MISSOURI VALLEY, IA)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 87.0. This is about average.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.207. This is significantly better than average.Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.36. This is worse than average.Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.9. This is about average.Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.2. This is worse than average.Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.41. This is about average.Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.0298. This is significantly worse than average.Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Neola and their reported violations in the past:
QUAIL RUN COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-10-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-13-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
Notification, State - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-31-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2009)
6 routine major monitoring violations
One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.9%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic 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
Neola compared to Iowa state average:
Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
Median age below state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Length of stay since moving in below state average.
Banks with branches in Neola (2011 data):
Farmers and Merchants State Bank of Neola, Iowa: Farmers And Merchants State Bank Of Neola, Iowa at 300 Front Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $55.9 mil, Deposits: $50.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Fmsb Bancorp
Religion statistics for Neola city (based on Pottawattamie 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: 15
1.68 / 10,000 pop.
2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
0.22 / 10,000 pop.
0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
0.11 / 10,000 pop.
0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
5.71 / 10,000 pop.
5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
4.92 / 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)
WHIPPOORWILL, 27270 Whippoorwill Rd (Lat: 41.492361 Lon: -95.664667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQFI359 Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz Grant Date: 07/21/2006, Expiration Date: 07/21/2016, 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:
Schmidt, 0.28 Miles South Of I-680, 0.3 Miles West Of Cr L36 (Lat: 41.493528 Lon: -95.771333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137.2 m, Overall height: 143.3 m, Call Sign: WQIX445 Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz Grant Date: 06/10/2008, Expiration Date: 06/10/2018, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2009, Certifier: William Chastain Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
WHIPPOORWILL, 27270 Whippoorwill Rd (Lat: 41.492361 Lon: -95.664667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQKL712 Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6226.89 MHz Grant Date: 07/07/2009, Expiration Date: 07/07/2019, Certifier: Andrea F Schaffer Registrant: Pottawattamie County Sheriff\'s Office Division Of Communications, 227 S. 6th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501, Phone: (712) 328-5654, Fax: (712) 328-4843, Email:
BEEBEETOWN, 0.28 Miles South Of I-680, 0.3 Miles West Of Cr L36 (Lat: 41.493528 Lon: -95.771333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137.2 m, Overall height: 143.3 m, Call Sign: WQMG300 Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz Grant Date: 07/29/2010, Expiration Date: 07/29/2020, 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: KB0LFZ, Licensee ID: L00724459 Grant Date: 08/01/2003, Expiration Date: 08/17/2013, Certifier: Clifford E Killpack Registrant: Clifford E Killpack, 24384 Whippoorwill Rd, Neola, IA 51559
Aircraft: HARRIMAN RICHARD H SUPER CAT (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 808DH , Serial Number: 0485, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/1986 Registrant (Co-Owned): Rick J Love, Po Box 463, Neola, IA 51559, Other Owners: Glen R Ruby
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003 (Based on 1 partial tract)
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts:0215.01
Most common first names in Neola, IA among deceased individuals
Most common last names in Neola, IA among deceased individuals