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People

Total Population 603
Male Share of the Population 45.4%
Female Share of the Population 54.6%
Senior Citizens 35%
Employed Population 16+ 269
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 55%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.3%
Median Earnings25+ $30,083
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,375

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,042
% Above Poverty Level 85.1%
% Below Poverty Level 14.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.2%
Median Gross Rent $450
Median House Value $46,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.8%
Irish 8.5%

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 2,391 $65,341
Britt 1,985 $57,500
Corwith 262 $39,375
Goodell 181 $41,875
Klemme 523 $54,375

Kanawha Public Libraries

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

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