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People

Total Population 2,921
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 22.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,321
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 44.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,633
% Above Poverty Level 76.2%
% Below Poverty Level 23.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39%
Median Gross Rent $555
Median House Value $75,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
US/American 0%
English 10.8%
Irish 15.7%

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

Onawa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles SE of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Monona
Standard Zip Codes 51040
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.026
Longitude -96.096

Onawa 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 ONAWA 3 NW
Distance 3.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
Station WALTHILL
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Station SIOUX CITY AP
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blencoe 239 $58,750
Castana 105 $43,750
Hornick 273 $51,250
Little Sioux 140 $40,000

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

Onawa Public Libraries

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Onawa Public Library
707 IOWA AVE
Onawa, Iowa
(712) 423-1733

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Onawa High Schools

WEST MONONA HIGH SCHOOL
1314 15TH ST
712-423-2453
Serves 208 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4

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