Kanawha Information

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

General Kanawha Information

State: Iowa

County: Hancock County

Close cities: Kanawha, IA, Goodell, IA, Renwick, IA, Lu Verne, IA, Clarion, IA, Goldfield, IA, Corwith, IA, Belmond, IA

Kanawha Population (census data)
Total 662 (-8.7% since 2000)
Male 301 (45.5%)
Female 361 (54.5%)

Population Density: 330 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 68.9 (US Avg is 100)

Kanawha Elevation: 1,183 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1902

Land Area: 2.01 square miles

Median Household Income: $46,462

Zip Codes: 50447.

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Kanawha Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (34.4%)
  • Norwegian (24.1%)
  • Dutch (11.8%)
  • United States (6.5%)
  • Irish (4.3%)
  • English (4.1%)
Foriegn Born: 20 people (3.0%)
  • Latin America (76.2%)
  • Asia (23.8%)

Kanawha School Information

Middle Schools
West Hancock Middle School (423 E 5th Street, Kanawha, IA, 50447 - West Hancock Community Schools District)

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