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Nora Springs, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Nora Springs,IA index of house prices

Total population: 1,402 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,552 (12 farm, 1,540 nonfarm))

Houses: 627 (598 occupied: 543 owner occupied, 123 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

18%
State:

29%

Housing density: 287 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $51,770.

Median contract rent in 2015: $281 (lower quartile is $228, upper quartile is $353)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $359


Median gross rent in Nora Springs, IA in 2015: $390

Housing units in Nora Springs with a mortgage: 231 (13 second mortgage, 28 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 182

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $64,843

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $32,157

Median monthly housing costs: $687


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Nora Springs, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $97,229 (it was $60,100 in 2000)
Nora Springs:

$97,229
Iowa:

$136,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,334 - $134,508

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $115,881
Here:

$115,881
State:

$171,636

Mobile homes: $17,721
Here:

$17,721
State:

$47,660
Median year house/condo built: 1955

Median year apartment built: 1939

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,445
  • In family households: 1,213 (329 male householders, 70 female householders)
    357 spouses, 412 children (379 natural, 11 adopted, 22 stepchildren), 16 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 8 other relatives, 21 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 232 (99 male householders (79 living alone)), 105 female householders (97 living alone)), 28 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 107 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 190 2-persons, 93 3-persons, 60 4-persons, 49 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 176 1-person, 27 2-persons, 1 3-persons.

260 married couples with children.
88 single-parent households (25 men, 63 women).

98.4% of residents of Nora Springs speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 9 (0.6%)
(44.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Nora Springs, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 1372 bedrooms
  • 2423 bedrooms
  • 844 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Nora Springs population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nora Springs, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 291 bedroom
  • 422 bedrooms
  • 273 bedrooms
  • 94 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Nora Springs population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Nora Springs in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 12no vehicle
  • 1381 vehicle
  • 2002 vehicles
  • 843 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Nora Springs population

Cars and other vehicles available in Nora Springs in renter-occupied apartments

  • 14no vehicle
  • 551 vehicle
  • 272 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 14 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Nora Springs population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Nora Springs, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 634 rooms
  • 1035 rooms
  • 1006 rooms
  • 1137 rooms
  • 488 rooms
  • 529+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Nora Springs population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nora Springs, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 163 rooms
  • 294 rooms
  • 235 rooms
  • 236 rooms
  • 67 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Nora Springs population

Year house built

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Nora Springs, IA household income distribution

  • Nora Springs, IA household income distribution
  • 52Less than $10,000
  • 45$10,000 to $14,999
  • 50$15,000 to $19,999
  • 70$20,000 to $24,999
  • 43$25,000 to $29,999
  • 42$30,000 to $34,999
  • 43$35,000 to $39,999
  • 45$40,000 to $44,999
  • 37$45,000 to $49,999
  • 54$50,000 to $59,999
  • 64$60,000 to $74,999
  • 42$75,000 to $99,999
  • 8$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Nora Springs, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Nora Springs, IA
  • 19Less than $10,000
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 11$40,000 to $49,999
  • 24$50,000 to $59,999
  • 75$60,000 to $69,999
  • 42$70,000 to $79,999
  • 27$80,000 to $89,999
  • 69$90,000 to $99,999
  • 73$100,000 to $124,999
  • 56$125,000 to $149,999
  • 24$150,000 to $174,999
  • 12$175,000 to $199,999
  • 34$200,000 to $249,999
  • 5$250,000 to $299,999
  • 13$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Nora Springs, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Nora Springs, IA
  • 3$100 to $149
  • 31$300 to $349
  • 18$350 to $399
  • 14$400 to $449
  • 2$500 to $549
  • 21$550 to $599
  • 8$600 to $649
  • 1$700 to $749
  • 4$1,500 to $1,999
  • 11No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 21995 to March 2000
  • 21990 to 1994
  • 31985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 2Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Nora Springs population
Nora Springs commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 63
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 47
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 80
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 111
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 180
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 87
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 95
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 2
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 8
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 12
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 22
  • 90 or more minutes: 24
Nora Springs, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 28.8%
Number of people working at home: 16 (2.1% of all workers)

Nora Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 614 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 81 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0%)
  • Walked: 23 (3%)
  • Other means: 8 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 16 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 522
 Norwegian: 159
 United States or American: 121
 Irish: 84
 English: 60
 Other groups: 33
 Danish: 23
 Dutch: 23
 French (except Basque): 21
 Swedish: 18
 Czech: 16
 Scottish: 13
 Swiss: 10
 Greek: 9
 Italian: 9
 Scandinavian: 9
 Scotch-Irish: 8
 Austrian: 6
 European: 5
 Pennsylvania German: 4
 Polish: 3
 Belgian: 2
 British: 2
 Hungarian: 2
 French Canadian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 56%Germany
  • 22%Ecuador
  • 22%Canada

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,349
  • Northeast: 6
  • Midwest: 130
  • South: 26
  • West: 32

59% of Nora Springs residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Iowa.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4
  • 7th and 8th grade: 22
  • 9th grade: 22
  • 10th grade: 12
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 9
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 221
  • Less than 1 year of college: 51
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 66
  • Associate degree: 32
  • Bachelor's degree: 43
  • Master's degree: 14
  • Professional school degree: 11
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2
  • 7th and 8th grade: 14
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 9
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 17
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 218
  • Less than 1 year of college: 53
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 121
  • Associate degree: 53
  • Bachelor's degree: 43
  • Master's degree: 12
  • Professional school degree: 4
  • Doctorate degree: 2

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 2.8%Females
Nora Springs marital status for males
Nora Springs marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 507
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 12
  • 3 or 4: 31
  • 5 to 9: 11
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • Mobile homes: 55

Median worth of mobile homes: $21,853

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Nora Springs:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 95.3%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 71.0%Utility gas
  • 23.4%Electricity
  • 4.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

13.2%
Iowa:

25.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)