Northboro, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 57 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 
Males: 29  (51.5%)
Females: 28  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  53.4 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 51647

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,408 (it was $35,536 in 2000)
Northboro:

$21,408
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,864 (it was $15,360 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $20,418 (it was $26,900 in 2000)
Northboro:

$20,418
IA:

$126,900
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    • 5696.6%White alone
    • 23.4%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Northboro: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.4%), United States (26.5%), Dutch (14.7%), Irish (11.8%), English (8.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/14/1902

Elevation: 1102 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 224 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Northboro:

  • High school or higher: 64.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northboro city:

  • Never married: 3.7%
  • Now married: 74.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

2 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe).

This city:

3.3%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $471 (2.0%)

Northboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (53.7 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (58.8 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (404.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Blanchard, IA (2.0 miles) , Coin, IA (2.1 miles ), Blanchard, MO (2.2 miles) , Westboro, MO (2.3 miles) , College Springs, IA (3.0 miles ), Elmo, MO (3.3 miles) , Yorktown, IA (3.4 miles) , Shenandoah, IA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.61 N, Longitude: 95.29 W

Area code: 712

Northboro household income distribution Northboro home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-20.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (57%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Educational services (67%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (29%)
  • Transportation occupations (29%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (67%)
  • Material moving occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Northboro, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Northboro-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/5/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the Northboro city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 tornado 5.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 28 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northboro-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 13.6 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 422.1 miles away from Northboro center
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 238.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 19.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 390.6 miles away from Northboro center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 326.2 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 Page County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Northboro:

  • SHENANDOAH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SHENANDOAH, IA)
  • SHENANDOAH MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SHENANDOAH, IA)
  • SMC HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SHENANDOAH, IA)
  • ELM HEIGHTS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SHENANDOAH, IA)
  • GARDEN VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SHENANDOAH, IA)
  • TARKIO REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; TARKIO, MO)
  • WESTRIDGE QUALITY CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CLARINDA, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northboro:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 28 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Bellevue University (about 50 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Highland Community College (about 52 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 54 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Creighton University (about 57 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 58 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 59 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)

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Notable location: Northboro Town Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Page 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 2013: 45.5%
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.0%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Northboro compared to Iowa state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (73%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Wood (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Northboro city (based on Page County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,91925
Evangelical Protestant2,90224
Catholic7742
Other6453
None6,692-
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: 4
Page County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Page County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

8.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Page County:

28.8%
Iowa:

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

16.8%
State:

14.5%
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 14$885
Totals for Government 0$0 14$885

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($140.35)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($52.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($52.63)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($17.54)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($17.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($17.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($17.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($35.09)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,000 ($17.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($87.72)
    General Support: $1,000 ($17.54)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($122.81)
    Total General Sales: $3,000 ($52.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($245.61)

5.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
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 Taylor County, IA  0.46% ($46,269 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, IA  0.44% ($32,480)
from Fremont County, IA  0.30% ($25,412)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
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 Fremont County, IA  0.49% ($24,036 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.44% ($41,720)
to Montgomery County, IA  0.39% ($26,818)

Strongest AM radio stations in Northboro:

  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING 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.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northboro:

  • KRSS (93.5 FM; TARKIO, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KKBZ (99.3 FM; CLARINDA, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KXCV (90.5 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIV.)
  • KNIM-FM (97.1 FM; MARYVILLE, MO; Owner: NODAWAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNCY-FM (103.1 FM; AUBURN, NE; Owner: RADIO 2000 NE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Northboro:

  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0EUH
    Grant Date: 06/06/1989, Expiration Date: 06/06/1999, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2001
    Registrant: Bradley D Scotton, Rr 1, Northboro, IA 51647
  • Call Sign: W0DVS, Licensee ID: L01108633
    Grant Date: 01/21/2006, Expiration Date: 04/01/2016
    Registrant: Frank G Brannen, 3175 Fremont Ave., Northboro, IA 51647
  • Call Sign: WB0ZOW, Licensee ID: L00941109
    Grant Date: 11/16/2004, Expiration Date: 12/08/2014, Certifier: Terri A Brannen
    Registrant: Terri A Brannen, 3175 Fremont Ave, Northboro, IA 51647

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