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Neola, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Neola is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pottawattamie County at latitude 41.4516 and longitude -95.6174. Pottawattamie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,102 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Neola, but most people and references simply refer to it as Neola, Iowa.

The P1 Census Class Code for Neola indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Neola, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 877
Population in Households 877
Population in Familes 752
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,909
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 364
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 261
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 371 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 289 (77.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $150,758
Average Home Value $176,810


Median Household Income $64,305
Average Household Income $70,955
Per Capita Income $28,404
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.96% 0.54%
Households 1.2% 0.65%
Families 2.4% 0.53%
Median Household Income   3.65%
Per Capita Income   3.05%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


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, 2014 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 # 325 68th
Population Density1 # 34 97th
Diversity Index2 # 515 48th
Median Household Income # 135 87th
Per Capita Income # 249 75th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.