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Neola, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Neola had a population of 888 as of July 1, 2017. Neola ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Neola is located at latitude 41.4516 and longitude -95.6174 in Pottawattamie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Neola (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pottawattamie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,102 feet.

The City of Neola (GNIS ID: 2395171) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Neola is located within Township of Neola, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pottawattamie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Neola population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Neola, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 888
Daytime Population: Workers 138
Daytime Population: Residents 395
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 533
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 888
Population in Familes 759
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,878
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $64,622
Average Household Income $83,331
Per Capita Income $32,946


Total Housing Units 373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 289 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $187,500
Average Home Value $216,983


Total Households 364
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 261
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.74% 0.62%
Households 0.7% 0.6%
Families 1.4% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

Neola, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Neola to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 322 68th
Population Density # 39 96th
Diversity Index # 562 44th
Median Household Income # 159 84th
Per Capita Income # 144 86th

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