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The City of Onawa had a population of 2,744 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Onawa is located at latitude 42.0267 and longitude -96.0972 in Monona County. The formal boundaries for the City of Onawa encompass a land area of 5.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monona County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,050 feet.
The City of Onawa has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The City of Onawa is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Monona County.
|Total Population||2,744 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,680 (97.7%)|
|Population in Families||1,969 (71.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||64 ( 2.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$35,865|
|Average Household Income||$52,600|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,858|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,474 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||836 (56.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||408 (27.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||230 (15.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$93,398|
|Average Home Value||$114,486|
|Housing Affordability Index3||200|
|Average Household Size||2.15|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.38%|
|Per Capita Income||1.07%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.1%|
The table below compares Onawa to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 125||88th|
|Population Density||# 615||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 1001||1st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 395||39th|
|Per Capita Income||# 942||7th|
|Diversity Index||# 344||66th|
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