Total Population1,117
Male Share of the Population45.7%
Female Share of the Population54.3%
Senior Citizens18.4%
Employed Population 16+538
Age of the Population40


% of people married54.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.8%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0


Median Family Income$56,563
% Above Poverty Level91.5%
% Below Poverty Level8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work10.6%
% Using Public Transportation%


People Living Alone24.9%
Median Gross Rent$671
Median House Value$115,900


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Panora Almanac

Nearest Medium City 39 miles W of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City86 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
Standard Zip Codes50216
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Panora Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance7.3 miles
Jan Temp8 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp38 to 64 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp8 to 28 F
Apr Temp36 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip31.9 inches
Distance28.2 miles
Jan Temp9 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip34.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Panora, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lake Panorama (50216)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Guthrie Center1,715$50,938

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Panora Public Libraries

Panora Public Library
100 NW 2ND
Panora, Iowa
(641) 755-2529

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701 W. MAIN
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Student/teacher ratio: 12.1

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