Nora Springs, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 1,402 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 641  (45.7%)
Females: 761  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  38.5 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50458.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,938 (it was $34,926 in 2000)
Nora Springs:

$46,938
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,204 (it was $16,246 in 2000)

Nora Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $96,068 (it was $60,100 in 2000)
Nora Springs:

$96,068
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $111,655; Detached houses: $117,964; Mobile homes: $14,166

Median gross rent in 2013: $498.

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  • Races in Nora Springs, IA (2010)

    Nora Springs races chart
    • 1,40097.8%White alone
    • 201.4%Hispanic
    • 70.5%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 10.07%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Nora Springs: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.4%), Norwegian (13.9%), Irish (11.3%), English (6.2%), Swedish (6.0%), United States (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/17/1874

Elevation: 1081 feet

Land area: 2.19 square miles.

Population density: 641 people per square mile   (low).

Nora Springs,IA real estate house value index trend

Nora Springs, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Nora Springs:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nora Springs city:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Nora Springs, Iowa as of September 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Nora Springs to the number of sex offenders is 704 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: $1,495 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,588 (1.6%)

Nora Springs satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.14 N, Longitude: 93.01 W

Area code: 641

Nora Springs household income distribution Nora Springs home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Nora Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Nora Springs, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% 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 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 420.9 miles away from Nora Springs center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 240.3 miles away from the city 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 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 238.6 miles away from Nora Springs center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 328.5 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Floyd County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 33.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.136
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.7%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.4% for Black residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.5% for other race residents, 71.7% for two or more races residents)
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

Nora Springs, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Iowa average:

10.3

Nora Springs travel time to work - commute Nora Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

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
Floyd County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

8.6%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Floyd County:

28.4%
Iowa:

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

12.9%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Nora Springs:

44.7%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Nora Springs:

9.7%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nora Springs:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Nora Springs:

35.9%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

54.6%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Nora Springs:

76.5%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nora Springs, 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 1$3,602$43,2240$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,480$38,8800$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,128$37,5361$162
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,187
Local Libraries 0$0 3$3,221
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$246
Totals for Government 4$13,210$39,6306$4,816

Nora Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $63,000 ($44.94)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $298,000 ($212.55)
    Regular Highways: $239,000 ($170.47)
    Police Protection: $143,000 ($102.00)
    Water Utilities: $119,000 ($84.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $74,000 ($52.78)
    Libraries: $50,000 ($35.66)
    General - Other: $43,000 ($30.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($28.53)
    Central Staff Services: $38,000 ($27.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($27.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($9.27)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($4.99)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($2.14)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $2,000 ($1.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($1.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $58,000 ($41.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($2.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $253,000 ($180.46)

Nora Springs government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $285,000 ($203.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $41,000 ($29.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($8.56)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $56,000 ($39.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($14.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($13.55)
    General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($12.84)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($1.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.43)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.71)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $161,000 ($114.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $137,000 ($97.72)
    All Other: $8,000 ($5.71)
  • Tax - Property: $411,000 ($293.15)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $94,000 ($67.05)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,000 ($4.28)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000 ($2.14)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.43)

Nora Springs government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,185,000 ($845.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,085,000 ($773.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000 ($71.33)

Nora Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $611,000 ($435.81)

4.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
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 Cerro Gordo County, IA  0.89% ($33,870 average AGI)
from Chickasaw County, IA  0.46% ($22,071)
from Butler County, IA  0.22% ($52,769)


6.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,373 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
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 Cerro Gordo County, IA  1.00% ($27,452 average AGI)
to Chickasaw County, IA  0.44% ($29,630)
to Black Hawk County, IA  0.37% ($30,217)

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
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 19m62ftTotal length
  • 7,030Total average daily traffic
  • 8,604Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (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: 12/26/2007, Expiration Date: 11/24/2017, 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, Certifier: Barbara G Dutcher, Registrant: Barbara G Dutcher, 111 4th Sw, Nora Springs, IA 50407
  • Call Sign: KC0AUQ, Licensee ID: L00269346, Grant Date: 04/04/2007, Expiration Date: 05/03/2017, 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: 10/02/2007, Expiration Date: 10/02/2017, Certifier: Paul E Garber, Registrant: Paul E Garber, Nora Springs, IA 50458

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2867X , Serial Number: 17700267, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): Thrush Air Lc, 15882 Thrush 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 , Serial Number: 18259105, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Marcus P Spotts, 16906 Warbler Ave, Nora Springs, IA 50458
  • 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 , Serial Number: 28-7610035, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Aaron E Cunningham, 1244 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 , Serial Number: 0489, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Marcus P Spotts, 16906 Warbler Ave, Nora Springs, IA 50458

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (23%)

Nora Springs compared to Iowa 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 below state average.

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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Africa (population 500+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Africa (population 500+)"
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