Parnell, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 207 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 99  (48.1%)
Females: 108  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52325.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $63,105 (it was $36,667 in 2000)
Parnell:

$63,105
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,474 (it was $19,293 in 2000)

Parnell city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $76,263 (it was $53,300 in 2000)
Parnell:

$76,263
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $90,722; Detached houses: $96,249; Mobile homes: $28,654

Median gross rent in 2013: $641.

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  • Races in Parnell, IA (2010)

    Parnell races chart
    • 18796.9%White alone
    • 42.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Parnell: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.3%), Irish (25.8%), United States (5.8%), English (4.8%), Dutch (4.1%), Czech (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/24/1891

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,193 people per square mile   (low).

Parnell,IA real estate house value index trend

Parnell, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Parnell:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parnell city:

  • Never married: 37.7%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $933 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $799 (1.6%)

Parnell satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $10,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $75,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.58 N, Longitude: 92.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 319

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

2.9%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+5.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Parnell, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Parnell-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 94% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Parnell-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% 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 307.4 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 289.6 miles away from Parnell center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 161.0 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 332.8 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 335.0 miles away from Parnell 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) earthquake occurred 307.6 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 Iowa County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 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 and 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)
  • MAPLEWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; KEOTA, IA)
  • IOWA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; MARENGO, IA)
  • MARENGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; MARENGO, IA)
  • MARENGO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; MARENGO, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parnell:

  • University of Iowa (about 25 miles; Iowa City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,735)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 30 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 43 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 61 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 69 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 69 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 74 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)

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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 2013: 5.2%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,29715
Catholic2,6334
Mainline Protestant2,56114
Other31
None6,861-
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
Iowa County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Iowa County:

29.4%
Iowa:

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

19.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Parnell:

64.5%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.3%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Parnell:

28.0
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Parnell:

32.8%
Iowa:

22.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.2
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.0%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

34.1%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Parnell:

77.7%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Parnell, 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 7$728
Police Protection - Officers 1$0$00$0
Firefighters 1$0$00$0
Totals for Government 2$0$07$728

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $30,000 ($144.93)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($96.62)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($82.13)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($72.46)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($48.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($24.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($19.32)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($14.49)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($9.66)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($4.83)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.83)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $19,000 ($91.79)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,000 ($91.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($19.32)
    Rents: $1,000 ($4.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($72.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($96.62)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($120.77)
    Total General Sales: $20,000 ($96.62)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $149,000 ($719.81)

5.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
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 Johnson County, IA  0.90% ($43,400 average AGI)
from Linn County, IA  0.71% ($37,128)
from Benton County, IA  0.35% ($32,826)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
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 Johnson County, IA  1.17% ($42,205 average AGI)
to Linn County, IA  0.87% ($40,638)
to Benton County, IA  0.37% ($54,040)

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 persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Parnell, Lat: 41.561833 Lon: -91.931139, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 18.6 m, Call Sign: WQSL966
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/29/2013, Expiration Date: 10/29/2023, Certifier: Randy KelleyRegistrant: Cti, Inc, 1175 Longview Drive, Marion, IA 52302, Phone: (319) 521-1886, Email:
  • Parnell, Lat: 41.561833 Lon: -91.931139, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 18.6 m, Call Sign: WQSL966
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/29/2013, Expiration Date: 10/29/2023, Certifier: Randy KelleyRegistrant: Cti, Inc, 1175 Longview Drive, Marion, IA 52302, Phone: (319) 521-1886, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KE0AEL, Licensee ID: L01860158, Grant Date: 04/23/2014, Expiration Date: 04/23/2024, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2014, Certifier: Lloyd D Rusbult, Registrant: Lloyd D Rusbult, Parnell, IA 52325
  • Call Sign: AD0JS, Previous Call Sign: KE0AEL, Licensee ID: L01860158, Grant Date: 04/23/2014, Expiration Date: 04/23/2024, Certifier: Lloyd D Rusbult, Registrant: Lloyd D Rusbult, Parnell, IA 52325

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

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

Incident types - Parnell

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Parnell, IA
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 below state average.
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