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Neola, Iowa
City
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Location of Neola, Iowa
Location of Neola, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Pottawattamie
Area
 • Total 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Land 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,099 ft (335 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 842
 • Estimate (2012) 851
 • Density 1,830.4/sq mi (706.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 51559
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-55560
GNIS feature ID 0459458

Neola is a city in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States. The population was 842 at the 2010 census.

History

Neola had its start in the year 1869 by the building of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad through that territory.

Geography

Neola is located at 41°27′3″N 95°37′3″W / 41.45083°N 95.6175°W / 41.45083; -95.6175 (41.450942, -95.617532).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 286 —    
1890 917 +220.6%
1900 921 +0.4%
1910 926 +0.5%
1920 896 −3.2%
1930 944 +5.4%
1940 841 −10.9%
1950 839 −0.2%
1960 870 +3.7%
1970 968 +11.3%
1980 839 −13.3%
1990 909 +8.3%
2000 845 −7.0%
2010 842 −0.4%
2014 856 +1.7%
2015 862 +0.7%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 842 people, 346 households, and 236 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,830.4 inhabitants per square mile (706.7/km2). There were 371 housing units at an average density of 806.5 per square mile (311.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 346 households of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.8% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the city was 36.9 years. 28.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.8% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 14.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 845 people, 339 households, and 247 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,087.9 people per square mile (815.6/km²). There were 357 housing units at an average density of 882.1 per square mile (344.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.58% White, 0.59% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.12% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 339 households out of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.1% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the city, the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $47,500, and the median income for a family was $49,632. Males had a median income of $30,288 versus $23,182 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,737. About 4.3% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.2% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.

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