Nora Springs, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 1,354 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.6%
 
Males: 665  (49.2%)
Females: 689  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 50458.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,701 (it was $34,926 in 2000)
Nora Springs:

$59,701
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,123 (it was $16,246 in 2000)

Nora Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $102,565 (it was $60,100 in 2000)
Nora Springs:

$102,565
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $147,956; detached houses: $156,412; mobile homes: $28,636

Median gross rent in 2019: $778.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nora Springs: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.4%
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  • Races in Nora Springs, IA (2019)
    • 1,48895.9%White alone
    • 312.0%Two or more races
    • 80.5%Black alone
    • 40.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Hispanic

Races in Nora Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Nora Springs, Iowa as of October 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Nora Springs is 791 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (54.6%), European (8.7%), Norwegian (7.9%), Irish (7.2%), English (6.2%), American (5.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/17/1874

Elevation: 1081 feet

Land area: 2.19 square miles.

Population density: 619 people per square mile   (low).

Nora Springs, Iowa map

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Iowa:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,452 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,423 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (56.2 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (125.3 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (286.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Rudd, IA (2.3 miles ),
Rock Falls, IA (2.4 miles),
Portland, IA (2.4 miles),
Rockford, IA (2.6 miles ),
Plymouth, IA (3.0 miles ),
Mason City, IA (3.1 miles ),
Orchard, IA (3.6 miles),
Grafton, IA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.14 N, Longitude: 93.01 W

Area code: 641

Distribution of median household income in Nora Springs, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Nora Springs, IA in 2019
Nora Springs satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $148,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $62,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $300,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Nora Springs, IA residents
Average permit cost in Nora Springs, IA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Iowa:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in Nora Springs, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.3%)
  • Food (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Food (4.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.4%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Nora Springs, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Nora Springs, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Nora Springs, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 1.21. This is significantly better than average.

City:

1.21
U.S.:

74.20
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.136
U.S.:

1.789

Tornado activity:

Nora Springs-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Nora Springs city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/14/1966, a category F5 tornado 30.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 172 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nora Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 116% greater 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 230.1 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 420.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 240.3 miles away from Nora Springs center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 401.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 509.1 miles away from Nora Springs center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 420.9 miles away from Nora Springs center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Floyd County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nora Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Nora Springs:

  • NORA SPRINGS CARE CENTER (907 W CONGRESS)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Nora Springs:

  • HERITAGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)
  • HERITAGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)
  • CERRO GORDO COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)
  • MERCY DIALYSIS CENTER - MASON CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)
  • IOWA ODD FELLOWS AND ORPHANS HOM (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)
  • AMERICANA HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)
  • USA HEALTHCARE MASON CITY LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MASON CITY, IA)

Airports located in Nora Springs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nora Springs:

  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 7 miles; Mason City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,235)
  • Riverland Community College (about 37 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 52 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 58 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 61 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Luther College (about 62 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 65 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)

Public elementary/middle schools in Nora Springs:

  • CENTRAL SPRINGS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 178, Location: 509 N IOWA AVE, Grades: 5-8)
  • CENTRAL SPRINGS ELEM. SCHOOL - NORA SPRINGS (Location: 509 N IOWA AVE, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Nora Springs

Library in Nora Springs:

  • NORA SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $57,281; Location: 45 N HAWKEYE; 8,030 books; 271 audio materials; 531 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 49 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Nora Springs: Nora Springs (A), Nora Springs Volunteer Ambulance (B), Nora Springs Volunteer Fire Department (C), Nora Springs Police Department (D), Nora Springs Library (E), Nora Springs City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Nora Springs include: Christian Church (A), Saint Luke Lutheran Church (B), United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Nora Inn Motel (825 West Congress Street).

Floyd County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.2%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
39 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
26 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Nora Springs in 2000:

  • 56 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 49 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Nora Springs (2011 data):

  • First Security Bank and Trust Company: Nora Springs Branch at 26 West Congress Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $430.7 mil, Deposits: $342.8 mil, headquarters in Charles City, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Cedar Valley Bankshares, Ltd.

For population 15 years and over in Nora Springs:

Marital status in Nora Springs, IA
  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Nora Springs:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Iowa average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Nora Springs
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nora Springs, IA (based on Floyd County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,25618
Catholic3,0803
Evangelical Protestant1,25513
Other42
None6,708-
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
Floyd County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
This county:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

11.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Floyd County:

8.6%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Floyd County:

28.4%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Floyd County:

12.9%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.3%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Nora Springs:

46.5%
Iowa:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.8%
Iowa:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Nora Springs:

5.6%
Iowa:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nora Springs:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Nora Springs:

33.2%
Iowa:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

57.7%
Iowa:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Nora Springs:

75.5%
Iowa:

77.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nora Springs, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,099$42,5940$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,194$50,3281$158
Other Government Administration 1$4,181$50,1720$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$164
Local Libraries 0$0 3$3,468
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$133
Totals for Government 4$15,473$46,4197$3,922

Nora Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $299,000 ($220.83)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($27.33)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($25.11)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,055,000 ($779.17)
    Regular Highways: $266,000 ($196.45)
    Water Utilities: $201,000 ($148.45)
    Police Protection: $140,000 ($103.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($67.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($50.22)
    Libraries: $65,000 ($48.01)
    General - Other: $50,000 ($36.93)
    Financial Administration: $39,000 ($28.80)
    General Public Buildings: $25,000 ($18.46)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($16.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($11.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($3.69)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $4,000 ($2.95)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($2.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($16.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $312,000 ($230.43)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($25.11)

Nora Springs government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $278,000 ($205.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000 ($56.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($56.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $316,000 ($233.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,109,000 ($819.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $120,000 ($88.63)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($3.69)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.74)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $240,000 ($177.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $178,000 ($131.46)
    Other: $65,000 ($48.01)
  • Tax - Property: $417,000 ($307.98)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $137,000 ($101.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $18,000 ($13.29)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000 ($2.22)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.74)

Nora Springs government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,440,000 ($1063.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,304,000 ($963.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $136,000 ($100.44)

Nora Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,403,000 ($2513.29)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nora Springs:

  • KRNI (1010 AM; 1 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRIB (1490 AM; 1 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nora Springs:

  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KUNY (91.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KIAI (93.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCMR (97.9 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: TLC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K223AB (92.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: GREAT COMM. COMMCNS. OF N. IOWA INC)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBDC (88.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSMA-FM (98.7 FM; OSAGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KJCY (95.5 FM; ST. ANSGAR, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K214BA (90.7 FM; MASON CITY, ETC., IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KCHA-FM (95.9 FM; CHARLES CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLKK (103.7 FM; CLEAR LAKE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIOW (107.3 FM; FOREST CITY, IA; Owner: PILOT KNOB BROADCASTING)
  • KLMJ (104.9 FM; HAMPTON, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Nora Springs:

  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)

Nora Springs fatal accident list:

Oct 24, 1981 09:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 489ft / 149mTotal length
  • 59,490Total average daily traffic
  • 10,649Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Nora Springs, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 31910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 151990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Nora Springs, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Nora Springs)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Nora Springs, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KB0AFB, Licensee ID: L01353950, Grant Date: 08/29/2017, Expiration Date: 11/24/2027, Certifier: David J Dutcher, Registrant: David J Dutcher, 111 4th St Sw, Nora Springs, IA 50458-0624
  • Call Sign: KB0OZ, Licensee ID: L00981453, Grant Date: 02/22/2005, Expiration Date: 04/05/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2017, Certifier: Barbara G Dutcher, Registrant: Barbara G Dutcher, 111 4th Sw, Nora Springs, IA 50407
  • Call Sign: KC0AUQ, Licensee ID: L00269346, Grant Date: 02/21/2017, Expiration Date: 05/03/2027, Certifier: Charles J Diegel, Registrant: Charles J Diegel, Nora Springs, IA 50458
  • Call Sign: KC0BT, Previous Call Sign: KA0BBY, Grant Date: 07/25/1989, Expiration Date: 07/25/1999, Cancellation Date: 07/26/2001, Registrant: Ernest L Dutcher, 111 4th St Sw Box 185, Nora Springs, IA 50458
  • Call Sign: KF0XW, Previous Call Sign: KA0WCY, Licensee ID: L00446943, Grant Date: 01/09/2002, Expiration Date: 04/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2007, Registrant: Paul E Garber, Nora Springs, IA 50458
  • Call Sign: W0RJD, Grant Date: 03/08/1988, Expiration Date: 03/08/1998, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2000, Registrant: Eugene J E Cheney, 303 1st St Sw, Nora Springs, IA 50458
  • Call Sign: W0DUI, Previous Call Sign: KF0XW, Licensee ID: L00446943, Grant Date: 07/26/2017, Expiration Date: 10/02/2027, Certifier: Paul E Garber, Registrant: Paul E Garber, Nora Springs, IA 50458

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4547X, N4547X, N-4547X, Serial Number: 28-7610035, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Aaron E Cunningham, 1175 Balsam Ave, Nora Springs, IA 50458
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 45JN, N45JN, N-45JN, Serial Number: 0489, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 02/19/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Marcus P Spotts, 16906 Warbler Ave, Nora Springs, IA 50458
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42612, N42612, N-42612, Serial Number: 18259105, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 03/06/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Marcus P Spotts, 16906 Warbler Ave, Nora Springs, IA 50458
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/06/2017

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 35 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Nora Springs, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.7%), and Outside Fires (39.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Nora Springs, IA
    • 8841.7%Structure Fires
    • 8339.3%Outside Fires
    • 2411.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 167.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nora Springs, IA
Most common first names in Nora Springs, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1675.5 years
William1576.9 years
Richard1364.8 years
Mary1180.9 years
James1170.5 years
Dorothy1185.2 years
George1179.7 years
Carl1078.0 years
Mabel1083.0 years
Robert969.1 years
Most common last names in Nora Springs, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1180.6 years
Shanks981.1 years
Schultz876.9 years
Smith774.3 years
Brierly767.2 years
Mcnamara676.8 years
Hofler682.8 years
Christiansen691.0 years
Fingalsen658.5 years
Johnson668.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nora Springs, IA
  • 86.7%Utility gas
  • 8.8%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nora Springs, IA
  • 50.9%Utility gas
  • 47.2%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Nora Springs 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Nora Springs on our top lists:

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  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Africa (population 500+)"
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There are 6 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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