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People

Total Population 690
Male Share of the Population 44.9%
Female Share of the Population 55.1%
Senior Citizens 31%
Employed Population 16+ 336
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.7%
Median Earnings25+ $29,306
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,969
% Above Poverty Level 79.1%
% Below Poverty Level 20.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.3%
Median Gross Rent $448
Median House Value $43,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 10.6%

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

Kanawha Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Hancock
Standard Zip Codes 50447
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.937
Longitude -93.793

Kanawha Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station BRITT
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Station FOREST CITY 2 NNE
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Station MASON CITY AP
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Denhart (50447)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belmond 2,438 $60,658
Britt 1,966 $65,350
Corwith 234 $58,125
Goodell 129 $47,500
Klemme 498 $53,056

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

Kanawha Public Libraries

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Kanawha Public Library
121 N MAIN ST.
Kanawha, Iowa
(641) 762-3595

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