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Demographics

People

Total Population722
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens24.8%
Employed Population 16+361
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married54.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.9%
Median Earnings25+$30,375
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,703

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,778
% Above Poverty Level77.8%
% Below Poverty Level22.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work8.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.8%
Median Gross Rent$492
Median House Value$49,000

Ancestry

German33.2%
Norwegian18.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.5%
Irish11.2%
English7.5%
Dutch5.1%
Swedish3.9%
Scottish2.2%
Italian1.9%
Danishn1.4%
Welsh1.2%
French Except Basque0.3%
Czech0.3%
Canadian0.1%
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Kanawha Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hancock County
Standard Zip Codes50447
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.93
Approximate Longitude-93.79

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)

StationBRITT
Distance11.2 miles
Jan Temp3 to 22 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip31.5 inches
StationFOREST CITY 2 NNE
Distance25.2 miles
Jan Temp3 to 23 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip32.2 inches
StationMASON CITY AP
Distance27.5 miles
Jan Temp5 to 23 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip34.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belmond2,686$61,375
Britt1,919$64,545
Corwith230$52,500
Goodell128$38,333
Klemme572$55,481
Renwick267$58,125

Kanawha Public Libraries

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

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Kanawha Public Schools

West Hancock Middle School
423 E. 5th St., 423 E 5th St
ZIP: 50447
(641) 762-3261
Middle
Total Enrollment 177
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