Shenandoah, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 4,909 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.5%
 
Males: 2,388  (48.7%)
Females: 2,521  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 51601.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,680 (it was $29,435 in 2000)
Shenandoah:

$43,680
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,573 (it was $16,301 in 2000)

Shenandoah city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,523 (it was $53,700 in 2000)
Shenandoah:

$97,523
IA:

$149,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $625.

March 2019 cost of living index in Shenandoah: 75.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.7%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.1% for Black residents, 67.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.7% for American Indian residents, 65.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Shenandoah, IA (2017)
    • 4,34085.2%White alone
    • 3947.7%Hispanic
    • 1723.4%Asian alone
    • 1012.0%Two or more races
    • 751.5%Black alone
    • 160.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Shenandoah, Iowa as of October 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Shenandoah is 508 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Shenandoah by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(37.9)
1
(19.0)
4
(77.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(81.9)
1
(20.8)
1
(19.3)
2
(39.3)
1
(19.8)
4
(79.9)
7
(140.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(246.4)
11
(208.8)
14
(270.7)
20
(400.4)
12
(245.7)
6
(124.6)
8
(154.5)
7
(137.7)
5
(99.0)
9
(179.9)
11
(220.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
110
(2,085)
95
(1,804)
109
(2,108)
68
(1,361)
81
(1,658)
65
(1,350)
63
(1,217)
65
(1,279)
39
(772.1)
66
(1,319)
29
(580.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(170.6)
5
(94.9)
12
(232.0)
8
(160.2)
5
(102.4)
5
(103.9)
5
(96.6)
9
(177.0)
3
(59.4)
1
(20.0)
3
(60.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(77.3)
2
(40.0)
3
(61.4)
1
(20.8)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)137.098.2137.395.3108.191.871.198.546.582.987.5

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City-data.com crime index in Shenandoah, IA

Crime rate in Shenandoah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Iowa average:

1.47
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Ancestries: American (22.2%), German (17.8%), Swedish (10.0%), Irish (6.4%), English (3.2%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/20/1871

Elevation: 980 feet

Land area: 3.47 square miles.

Population density: 1,416 people per square mile   (low).

Shenandoah, Iowa map

279 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.6% Europe).

This city:

5.5%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,793 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,621 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (42.6 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (48.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (406.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Essex, IA (2.4 miles ),
Farragut, IA (2.5 miles ),
Imogene, IA (2.9 miles),
Coin, IA (3.2 miles ),
Northboro, IA (3.4 miles),
Yorktown, IA (3.4 miles),
Riverton, IA (3.4 miles ),
Coburg, IA (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 40.76 N, Longitude: 95.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +974 (+19.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,563 (67.5%)

Area code: 712

Distribution of median household income in Shenandoah, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Shenandoah, IA in 2017
Shenandoah satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $73,900
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,200
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $227,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $210,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $210,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $325,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Shenandoah, IA residents
Average permit cost in Shenandoah, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.1%
Iowa:

2.8%
Historical population in Shenandoah, IA
Historical housing units in Shenandoah, IA
Most common industries in Shenandoah, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (11.1%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (18.2%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Social assistance (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Shenandoah, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)

Average climate in Shenandoah, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Shenandoah, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.5. This is about average.

City:

66.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.84
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Shenandoah-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/22/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Shenandoah city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 tornado 9.8 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:

Shenandoah-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 12.9 miles away from Shenandoah 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 228.7 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 429.5 miles away from Shenandoah center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 315.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.3 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 (13).
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).
Shenandoah topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Shenandoah:

  • SHENANDOAH MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 300 PERSHING AVENUE)
  • ELM HEIGHTS CARE CENTER (1203 SOUTH ELM STREET)
  • GARDEN VIEW CARE CENTER (1200 WEST NISHNA ROAD)
  • SHENANDOAH DIALYSIS (300 PERSHING AVENUE)
  • SMC HOME HEALTH (300 PARK AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Shenandoah:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shenandoah:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 39 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Bellevue University (about 40 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 42 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Creighton University (about 46 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 47 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 48 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,073)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 49 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)

Public high school in Shenandoah:

Public elementary/middle schools in Shenandoah:

See full list of schools located in Shenandoah

Library in Shenandoah:

  • SHENANDOAH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $319,991; Location: 201 S ELM ST; 50,217 books; 1,391 audio materials; 1,190 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 154 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The middle school and all the elementary schools, k-8, were combined into one new school building built in 2003. The address is 601 Dr. Creighton Dr. The other schools were closed except Logan school which became the administrative offices. address is 304 W. Nishna Rd.
  • The middle school and all the elementary schools, k-8, were combined into one new school building built in 2003. The address is 601 Dr. Creighton Dr. The other schools were closed except Logan school which became the administrative offices. address is 304 W. Nishna Rd.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Shenandoah: Shenandoah (A), American Legion Country Club (B), Shenandoah Public Library (C), Shenandoah City Hall (D), Shenandoah Police Department (E), Greater Shenandoah Historical Museum (F), Shenandoah Fire Station (G), Shenandoah Ambulance Service (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Shenandoah include: Emmanuel Lutheran Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), New Testament Church of Christ (C), Faith Christian Fellowship (D), Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall (E), Church of the Nazarene (F), United Methodist Church (G), Congregational Church (H), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Shenandoah: Sportsmans Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Shenandoah Historical Museum (800 West Sheridan Avenue).

Hotels: Country Inn Restaurant & Motel (Highway 59 And Sheridan), Luxury Inn (108 North Fremont Street), Fiftyniner Motel & Campgrounds (2007 US Highway 59).

Birthplace of: Charlie Haden - Jazz double-bassist, Gary Kellgren - Audio engineer, Bernie Masterson - Football player, Bernard Masterson - Football player.

Page County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shenandoah and their reported violations in the past:

COIN WATER SUPPLY (Address: 309 W SUMMIT , Population served: 193, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-18-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-18-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2011)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 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:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
111 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
140 people in nursing homes in 2000
23 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Shenandoah (2011 data):

  • Bank Iowa: Shenandoah West Branch at 701 West Sheridan Avenue, branch established on 1909/01/01; Drive-In Motor Bank Branch at 1300 West Nishna Road, branch established on 1995/10/16. Info updated 2011/08/05: Bank assets: $1,089.9 mil, Deposits: $913.9 mil, headquarters in West Des Moines, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Iowa Corporation
  • Great Western Bank: West Thomas Avenue Branch at 700 West Thomas Avenue, branch established on 1916/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
  • The City National Bank of Shenandoah: The City National Bank Of Shenandoah at 116 South Blossom Street, branch established on 1934/03/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $78.9 mil, Deposits: $66.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Cnb Corp
  • First Heritage Bank: at 801 South Fremont, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $39.0 mil, Deposits: $32.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Shenandoah:

Marital status in Shenandoah, IA
  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Shenandoah:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Shenandoah
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Shenandoah, IA (based on Page County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

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

8.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Page County:

28.8%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.8%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.2%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Shenandoah:

42.6%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Shenandoah:

20.8%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Shenandoah:

12.8%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Shenandoah:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Shenandoah:

34.6%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Shenandoah:

52.4%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Shenandoah:

74.4%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shenandoah, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$31,264$41,6850$0
Water Supply 7$24,927$42,7320$0
Other Government Administration 5$18,578$44,5871$509
Streets and Highways 4$11,827$35,4810$0
Local Libraries 4$13,282$39,8467$1,749
Police - Other 3$7,922$31,6883$2,734
Parks and Recreation 3$10,027$40,1080$0
Firefighters 3$8,993$35,9720$0
Sewerage 2$7,231$43,3860$0
Airports 1$2,435$29,2201$288
Other and Unallocable 1$3,846$46,1520$0
Financial Administration 0$0 12$5,283
Totals for Government 42$140,332$40,09524$10,563

Shenandoah government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $553,000 ($112.65)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $4,888,000 ($995.72)
    Police Protection: $896,000 ($182.52)
    Sewerage: $690,000 ($140.56)
    Regular Highways: $559,000 ($113.87)
    General - Other: $540,000 ($110.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $505,000 ($102.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $458,000 ($93.30)
    Libraries: $371,000 ($75.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $336,000 ($68.45)
    Air Transportation: $170,000 ($34.63)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $150,000 ($30.56)
    General Public Buildings: $118,000 ($24.04)
    Health - Other: $65,000 ($13.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $60,000 ($12.22)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($3.87)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000 ($0.81)
    Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $673,000 ($137.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,047,000 ($416.99)

Shenandoah government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $711,000 ($144.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $513,000 ($104.50)
    Other: $125,000 ($25.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $113,000 ($23.02)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $26,000 ($5.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,524,000 ($717.87)
    General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($1.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $44,000 ($8.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $265,000 ($53.98)
    Rents: $161,000 ($32.80)
    Sale of Property: $155,000 ($31.57)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($7.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($0.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,046,000 ($416.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $647,000 ($131.80)
    Other: $78,000 ($15.89)
  • Tax - Property: $2,660,000 ($541.86)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $429,000 ($87.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $87,000 ($17.72)
    Other License: $58,000 ($11.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $53,000 ($10.80)

Shenandoah government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,834,000 ($3429.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,087,000 ($3073.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,747,000 ($355.88)

Shenandoah government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,927,000 ($799.96)

6.40% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fremont County, IA  0.73% ($27,146 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, IA  0.70% ($36,256)
Businesses in Shenandoah, IA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Nike2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets4UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
New Balance4

Strongest AM radio stations in Shenandoah:

  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, 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.)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shenandoah:

  • KKBZ (99.3 FM; CLARINDA, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KRSS (93.5 FM; TARKIO, MO; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KCSI (95.3 FM; RED OAK, IA; Owner: HAWKEYE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBBX-FM (97.7 FM; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KNCY-FM (103.1 FM; AUBURN, NE; Owner: RADIO 2000 NE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shenandoah:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
Shenandoah fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Shenandoah fatal accident list:

Nov 22, 2002 07:11 PM, Us-59, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1998 04:34 PM, Us-59, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 1982 02:45 PM, Hwy-2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 3, 1981 03:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 167ft / 51.3mTotal length
  • 12,495Total average daily traffic
  • 950Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,495Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Shenandoah, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Shenandoah, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Shenandoah)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Shenandoah, IA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shenandoah)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: FRANK RICHARD A SKYRAIDER I (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 312RF , Serial Number: SK 99, Certificate Issue Date: 12/11/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Richard A Frank, 201 E Washington Ave, Shenandoah, IA 51601
  • Aircraft: ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL S-2R (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: Turbo-prop
    N-Number: 8549V , Serial Number: 2309R, Certificate Issue Date: 07/01/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Shenandoah Flight Service Inc, 2033 Manti Rd, Shenandoah, IA 51601
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8187C , Serial Number: 18-3646, Year manufactured: 1954
    Registrant (Individual): Lawrence J Luckert, , Shenandoah, IA 51601
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/04/2019

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 44. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 76 took place in 2013, and the least - 15 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Shenandoah, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.4%), and Outside Fires (38.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Shenandoah, IA
    • 34345.4%Structure Fires
    • 28738.0%Outside Fires
    • 10113.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 243.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shenandoah, IA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Shenandoah, Iowa:

  • 59er Motel Executive Suites, Hwy 59 & Airport Rd, Shenandoah, Iowa 51601 , Phone: (712) 246-2925
  • Shenandoah Inn & Suites, 620 W Sheridan Ave, Shenandoah, Iowa 51601 , Phone: (712) 246-3000, Fax: (712) 246-3333
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Shenandoah, Iowa
Most common first names in Shenandoah, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21076.1 years
Mary20482.7 years
William16576.5 years
Charles14179.3 years
Robert13573.6 years
James12074.1 years
Helen10579.1 years
Dorothy10279.6 years
Ruth9980.4 years
George9980.2 years
Most common last names in Shenandoah, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson13278.8 years
Smith11179.4 years
Anderson10278.8 years
Miller10279.7 years
Jones9381.5 years
Peterson6384.2 years
Reed5779.4 years
Williams5785.7 years
Davis5173.3 years
Martin4872.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shenandoah, IA
  • 87.1%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Electricity
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shenandoah, IA
  • 57.2%Utility gas
  • 37.6%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel


Shenandoah compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Shenandoah on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 (51601) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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