Decorah Information

Decorah Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Decorah, IA

General Decorah Information

State: Iowa

County: Winneshiek County

Close cities: Ossian, IA, Waukon, IA, Fort Atkinson, IA, Calmar, IA, Dorchester, IA, Postville, IA, Decorah, IA, Ridgeway, IA, Spillville, IA

Decorah Population (census data)
Total 7,944 (-2.7% since 2000)
Male 3,570 (44.9%)
Female 4,374 (55.1%)

Population Density: 1,240 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.5 (US Avg is 100)

Decorah Elevation: 900 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1857

Land Area: 6.41 square miles

Median Household Income: $42,925

Zip Codes: 52101.

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Decorah Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (95.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (38.1%)
  • Norwegian (34.6%)
  • Irish (10.5%)
  • English (9.1%)
  • Swedish (4.2%)
  • Czech (3.9%)
Foriegn Born: 348 people (4.4%)
  • Asia (46.3%)
  • Europe (19.5%)
  • Latin America (17.1%)
  • Africa (17.1%)

Decorah School Information

High Schools
Decorah High School (100 East Claiborne Drive, Decorah, IA, 52101 - Decorah Community School District District)
Middle Schools
Decorah Middle School (210 Vernon Street, Decorah, IA, 52101 - Decorah Community School District District)
North Winneshiek Middle School (3495 North Winn Road, Decorah, IA, 52101 - North Winneshiek Community School District District)
Elementary Schools
Carrie Lee Elementary (210 Vernon Street, Decorah, IA, 52101 - Decorah Comm School District District)
John Cline Elementary School (101 Claiborne Drive, Decorah, IA, 52101 - Decorah Community School District District)
North Winneshiek Elementary School (3495 North Winn Road, Decorah, IA, 52101 - North Winneshiek Community School District District)
West Side Elementary School (301 Center Street, Decorah, IA, 52101 - Decorah Community School District District)

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