Numa, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 91 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.5%
 
Males: 42  (46.4%)
Females: 49  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  48.1 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 52544

Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,941 (it was $26,625 in 2000)
Numa:

$39,941
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,667 (it was $15,694 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $85,723 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Numa:

$85,723
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $74,629; Detached houses: $92,654; Mobile homes: $26,461
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Numa: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Croatian (50.0%), Italian (26.7%), American (20.0%), English (10.0%), Scotch-Irish (10.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/9/1909

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 0.44 square miles.

Population density: 205 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Numa:

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Numa city:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 26.8%

3 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia).

This city:

2.8%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Numa, Iowa as of October 21, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Numa to the number of sex offenders is 35 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Numa city:  0.7% ($207)
Iowa:  1.3% ($1,077)

Numa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (71.0 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (139.3 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (286.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cincinnati, IA (2.2 miles ), Plano, IA (2.5 miles) , Centerville, IA (2.5 miles ), Mystic, IA (2.6 miles ), Seymour, IA (2.7 miles ), Exline, IA (2.8 miles) , Rathbun, IA (3.1 miles) , Promise City, IA (3.1 miles) .

Latitude: 40.69 N, Longitude: 92.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 641

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

4.6%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-27.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (31%)
  • Transportation occupations (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (50%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Numa, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Numa-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Numa city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1980, a category F4 tornado 19.4 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Numa-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 312.3 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 299.9 miles away from Numa 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 305.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 332.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 334.8 miles away from Numa center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 313.3 miles away from the city 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 Appanoose County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Numa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Numa:

  • GOLDEN AGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CENTERVILLE, IA)
  • GOLDEN AGE SKILLED NURSING AND R (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CENTERVILLE, IA)
  • APPANOOSE COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CENTERVILLE, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER - CENTERVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; CENTERVILLE, IA)
  • CENTERVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CENTERVILLE, IA)
  • CENTERVILLE NURSING AND REHAB CE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CENTERVILLE, IA)
  • PUTNAM COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; UNIONVILLE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Numa:

  • Indian Hills Community College (about 40 miles; Ottumwa, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,034)
  • Truman State University (about 41 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Drake University (about 73 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 78 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 92 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 96 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Iowa State University (about 100 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)

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Appanoose 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)

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.08
U.S.:

6.40
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.1%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  13.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Numa city (based on Appanoose County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,20512
Evangelical Protestant1,67920
Catholic1,0941
Other1061
None7,803-
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
Appanoose County:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Appanoose County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Appanoose County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Appanoose County:

27.7%
Iowa:

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

15.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Numa:

41.3%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Numa:

42.8%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Numa:

29.8
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Numa:

30.3%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Numa:

22.7%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Numa:

7.2
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

38.9%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

51.6%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Numa:

86.1%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Numa, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$230
Totals for Government 0$0 4$230

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($98.90)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($54.95)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($43.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($21.98)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($10.99)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($10.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($10.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($32.97)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($21.98)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($10.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($98.90)
    General Support: $1,000 ($10.99)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($98.90)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $43,000 ($472.53)

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Monroe County, IA  0.49% ($29,348 average AGI)
from Wapello County, IA  0.46% ($32,773)
from Wayne County, IA  0.34% ($38,938)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
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 Polk County, IA  0.80% ($24,342 average AGI)
to Wayne County, IA  0.42% ($25,550)
to Wapello County, IA  0.29% ($26,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Numa:

  • KCOG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CENTERVILLE, IA; Owner: KCOG, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPSN (1590 AM; 3 kW; HONESDALE, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Numa:

  • KMGO (98.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, IA; Owner: KMGO, INC.)
  • KLBA-FM (96.7 FM; ALBIA, IA; Owner: H & H BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Numa:

  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • K55GS (Channel 55; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Booster Station 2 .25 Mi W .25 Mi S (Lat: 40.681944 Lon: -92.984917), Call Sign: WCJ217, Licensee ID: L00101556
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHzGrant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 01/30/2022Registrant: Rathbun Regional Water Assn Inc, Rr 3, Centerville, IA 52544, Phone: (515) 647-2416

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W9LIB, Licensee ID: L00158149, Grant Date: 12/23/2014, Expiration Date: 03/08/2025, Certifier: Stanley P Vruble Jr, Registrant: Stanley P Vruble Jr, 17293 Highway J46, Numa, IA 52544-8720
  • Call Sign: WA0RHA, Licensee ID: L00158151, Grant Date: 06/29/2004, Expiration Date: 08/11/2014, Registrant: Carl C Micetich, 301 Main Street North, Numa, IA 52544

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (70%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Wood (6%)

Numa compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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