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Population in 2012: 191 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.2%
 

Males: 98  (51.8%)
Females: 93  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  41.7 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 52325.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,997 (it was $36,667 in 2000)
Parnell:

$37,997
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,021

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,610 (it was $53,300 in 2000)
Parnell:

$61,610
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $73,194; Detached houses: $81,333; Mobile homes: $35,455

Median gross rent in 2012: $619.

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  • White alone - 187 (96.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Parnell: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (45.3%), Irish (25.8%), Czech (8.0%), United States (4.9%), Russian (4.4%), Norwegian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/24/1891

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,101 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Parnell:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parnell city:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Iowa:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $791 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $750 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (25.3 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (168.7 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (224.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Williamsburg, IA (2.4 miles ), North English, IA (2.5 miles ), Millersburg, IA (2.8 miles) , Kinross, IA (2.9 miles) , Conroy, IA (3.2 miles ), South English, IA (3.2 miles ), Wellman, IA (3.4 miles ), Webster, IA (3.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $10,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 41.58 N, Longitude: 92.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 319

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.7%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+5.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Art and design workers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Parnell-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 189% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the Parnell city center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 tornado 14.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Iowa County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Parnell topographic map

Birthplace of: William Edwin Franklin - Seventh bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Davenport, Patsy Gharrity - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Parnell:

  • HOSPICE OF COMPASSION (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WILLIAMSBURG, IA)
  • HIGHLAND RIDGE CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WILLIAMSBURG, IA)
  • ENGLISH VALLEY NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NORTH ENGLISH, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parnell:

  • University of Iowa (about 25 miles; Iowa City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,313)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 30 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 9,715)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 43 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 61 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 3,189)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 69 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,923)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 69 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 74 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 2,699)

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Iowa 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 2012: 4.9%

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.4%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Parnell, IA

Parnell 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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 below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Parnell travel time to work - commute


Parnell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Parnell city (based on Iowa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.38%
Here55.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Mennonite Church USA
Adherents34.5%26.1%16.5%8.1%4.4%
Congregations25.8%16.1%32.3%6.5%3.2%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)United Church of ChristNorth American Baptist ConferenceOther
Adherents3.3%2.8%2.5%1.2%0.5%
Congregations3.2%3.2%3.2%3.2%3.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Iowa County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Iowa County:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

10.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Iowa County:

29.4%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.4%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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 1$500
Totals for Government 0$0 1$500

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $30,000 ($157.07)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($104.71)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($89.01)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($78.53)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($52.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($26.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($20.94)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($15.71)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($10.47)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($5.24)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $19,000 ($99.48)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,000 ($99.48)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($20.94)
    Rents: $1,000 ($5.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($78.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($104.71)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($130.89)
    Total General Sales: $20,000 ($104.71)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $149,000 ($780.10)

5.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Johnson County, IA  1.04% ($39,955 average AGI)
from Linn County, IA  0.76% ($39,612)
from Benton County, IA  0.40% ($35,500)


6.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,102 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Johnson County, IA  1.31% ($33,294 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  1.08% ($32,371)
to Benton County, IA  0.45% ($34,448)

Strongest AM radio stations in Parnell:

  • 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.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXIC (800 AM; 1 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parnell:

  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KSKB (99.1 FM; BROOKLYN, IA; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K204DE (89.7 FM; AMANA, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Parnell:

  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K64DG (Channel 64; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: R B SHELDAHL)

Parnell fatal accident list:

Aug 9, 1992 06:29 PM, 149, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

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Most common first names in Parnell, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1377.7 years
Mary975.0 years
Thomas671.7 years
James571.6 years
Joseph479.3 years
Bertha482.3 years
William463.5 years
Barbara387.3 years
Francis374.4 years
Catherine387.6 years
Most common last names in Parnell, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Yoder1285.2 years
Weldon878.9 years
Gaffey570.2 years
Donohoe568.1 years
Hanson576.0 years
Orourke475.7 years
Mcdonald487.3 years
Miller460.2 years
Obrien482.8 years
Gingerich478.7 years

Parnell on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Florists"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Religious workers"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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