|Male Share of the Population||44.9%|
|Female Share of the Population||55.1%|
|Employed Population 16+||336|
|Age of the Population||46|
|% of people married||52.2%|
|Average household size||2|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||9.7%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$21,250|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$21,250|
|Median Family Income||$52,969|
|% Above Poverty Level||79.1%|
|% Below Poverty Level||20.9%|
|Average Commute Time||19 minutes|
|% Working from Home||2.7%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||7.7%|
|% Using Public Transportation||%|
|People Living Alone||36.3%|
|Median Gross Rent||$448|
|Median House Value||$43,700|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||16.8%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|Nearest Medium City||63 miles N of Ames, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||143 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota|
|Standard Zip Codes||50447|
|Phone Area Codes||641|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather Stations
|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|
|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|
|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|
According to the US Postal Service, Kanawha, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:
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Kanawha Public Library
121 N MAIN ST.
Penn Foster College
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Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.
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