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Population (year 2000): 9,832. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,291 (+4.7% change)
Males: 4,672 (47.5%), Females: 5,160 (52.5%)

Marion County

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Median resident age: 35.1 years
Median household income: $45,496 (year 2000)
Median house value: $117,900 (year 2000)

Pella, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Pella:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.7%)
  • Other Asian (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Dutch (45.4%), German (19.0%), English (8.4%), Irish (7.0%), United States (4.8%), Norwegian (2.3%).

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Elevation: 878 feet

Land area: 6.8 square miles

Pella,

For population 25 years and over in Pella

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 10.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pella city

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

3.1% Foreign born (1.5% Europe, 1.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +488 (+5.2%).



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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, MO Kansas (196.6 miles pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (361.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IA (6.4 miles Harvey, Leighton, IA (10.2 miles) , IA (12.8 miles Sully, Reasnor, IA (13.9 miles) , IA (14.0 miles Knoxville, IA (14.2 miles Bussey, IA (14.9 miles Lynnville, IA (15.0 miles Monroe,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 29 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 1998: 38 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 1999: 44 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $232,700
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $235,500
  • 2005: 59 buildings, average cost: $241,400

Latitude: 41.41 N, Longitude: 92.92 W

Area code: 641


Pella, Iowa business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (30.3%), Educational,health and social services (28.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +776 (+7.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,243 (62.6%)


 

Crime in Pella by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 1 2 0 3
    per 100,000 40.7 10.2 20.3 0.0 30.5
Robberies 0 0 2 1 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 20.3 10.2 10.2
Assaults 14 25 29 29 23
    per 100,000 142.4 254.3 295.0 295.0 233.9
Burglaries 22 16 47 40 43
    per 100,000 223.8 162.7 478.0 406.8 437.3
Thefts 138 161 206 141 132
    per 100,000 1403.6 1637.5 2095.2 1434.1 1342.6
Auto thefts 16 7 19 7 5
    per 100,000 162.7 71.2 193.2 71.2 50.9
129.6 137.5 206.0 153.6 150.4


Average climate in Pella, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pella,

Pella-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 92% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1986, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Pella city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1956, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Klayton Korver - College basketball player (Drake Bulldogs), Pierce Hibma - College basketball player (Creighton Bluejays).


Hospital/medical center in Pella:
  • PELLA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (404 JEFFERSON STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Pella:
  • KNOXVILLE AREA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; KNOXVILLE, IA)
  • MAHASKA COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; OSKALOOSA, IA)
  • SKIFF MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; NEWTON, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pella:
  • OTTUMWA INDUSTRIAL (about 40 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; ID: OTM)
  • DES MOINES INTL (about 52 miles; DES MOINES, IA; ID: DSM)
  • WATERLOO MUNI (about 87 miles; WATERLOO, IA; ID: ALO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pella:
  • PELLA MUNI (about 2 miles; PELLA, IA; ID: PEA)
  • SULLY MUNI (about 13 miles; SULLY, IA; ID: 8C2)
  • KNOXVILLE MUNI (about 16 miles; KNOXVILLE, IA; ID: OXV)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 29 $111,247 $46,033 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $18,416 $44,198 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 12 $46,565 $46,565 0 $0
Local Libraries 4 $13,716 $41,148 9 $5,643
Parks and Recreation 7 $23,435 $40,174 18 $10,215
Police - Other 3 $9,142 $36,568 4 $7,822
Other Government Administration 0 $0   7 $3,376
Financial Administration 8 $32,185 $48,277 1 $1,944
Streets and Highways 15 $51,050 $40,840 0 $0
Water Supply 7 $23,034 $39,486 0 $0
Totals for Government 90 $328,790 $43,838 39 $29,000


College/University in Pella:
  • CENTRAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,306; Location: 812 UNIVERSITY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.central.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pella:
  • INDIAN HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,744)
  • DES MOINES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; ANKENY, IA; FT enrollment: 6,959)
  • DRAKE UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; DES MOINES, IA; FT enrollment: 4,227)
  • IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; AMES, IA; FT enrollment: 24,473)
  • HAWKEYE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 83 miles; WATERLOO, IA; FT enrollment: 3,292)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA (about 85 miles; CEDAR FALLS, IA; FT enrollment: 12,524)
  • TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; KIRKSVILLE, MO; FT enrollment: 5,922)
Public high school in Pella:
  • PELLA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 643; Location: 212 E UNIVERSITY ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Pella:
  • PELLA CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 604 JEFFERSON; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Pella:
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 499; Location: 801 E 13TH ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PELLA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 460; Location: 612 E 13TH; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 1102 BROADWAY; Grades: PK - 03)
  • WEBSTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 160; Location: 401 MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 03)
Private primary/middle schools in Pella:
  • PELLA CHRISTIAN GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 462; Location: 216 LIBERTY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PEORIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 56; Location: 110 PEORIA WEST ST; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Pella:
  • PELLA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $375,145; Location: 603 MAIN STREET; 56,491 books; 2,146 audio materials; 1,609 video materials; 241 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Pella: Ryerson Golf Range (A), Tulip Toren (B), Bos Landen Golf Club (C), Pella (D), Pella Golf and Country Club (E), Media Center (F), Graham Conference Center (G), Graham Hall (H), Ketchum Honor House (I), Ruth Mount Honor House (J), Laura Nanes Griffith Hall (K), Rolscreen Museum (L), Maytag Student Center (M), Vermeer Science Center (N), Vance Honor House (O), H S Kuyper Fieldhouse (P), Art and Behavioral Sciences Building (Q), Harriet Prins House (R), Kruidenier Center for Communication and Theatre (S), Cox-Snow Music Center (T).

Churches in Pella include: Second Reformed Church (A), Second Christian Reformed Church (B), Open Bible Church (C), Faith Christian Church (D), Federated Fellowship Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Christian Reformed Church (G), First Reformed Church (H).

Cemetery: Oak Wood Cemetery (1).

Parks in Pella include: Rotary Park (1), Kiwanis Park (2), Sunken Gardens Park (3), A N Kuyper Stadium (4), South Park (5), Volksweg Trailhead Park (6), Big Rock City Park (7), Historic Pella State Historical Marker (8), Brinkhoff Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Pella compared to Iowa state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Pella:
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNIA (1320 AM; 1 kW; KNOXVILLE, IA; Owner: M AND H BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KCOB (1280 AM; 1 kW; NEWTON, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pella:
  • KCUI (89.1 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KRLS (92.1 FM; KNOXVILLE, IA; Owner: M AND H BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KBOE-FM (104.9 FM; OSKALOOSA, IA; Owner: JOMAST CORPORATION)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKSI (101.5 FM; EDDYVILLE, IA; Owner: O-TOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KLBA-FM (96.7 FM; ALBIA, IA; Owner: H & H BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCWN (99.9 FM; NEW SHARON, IA; Owner: CROWN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCOB-FM (95.9 FM; NEWTON, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pella:
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)

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