Onawa Information

Onawa Information

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

General Onawa Information

State: Iowa

County: Monona County

Close cities: Blencoe, IA, Whiting, IA, Sloan, IA, Little Sioux, IA, Turin, IA, Danbury, IA, Castana, IA, Hornick, IA

Onawa Population (census data)
Total 2,790 (-8.8% since 2000)
Male 1,306 (46.8%)
Female 1,484 (53.2%)

Population Density: 568 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 75.1 (US Avg is 100)

Onawa Elevation: 1,052 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1859

Land Area: 4.91 square miles

Median Household Income: $39,764

Zip Codes: 51040.

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Onawa Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (29.3%)
  • Irish (24.9%)
  • English (14.6%)
  • Norwegian (8.2%)
  • United States (7.3%)
  • Danish (7.1%)

Onawa School Information

High Schools
West Monona High School (1314 15th Street, Onawa, IA, 51040 - West Monona Community School District District)
Middle Schools
West Monona Middle School (1314 15th Street, Onawa, IA, 51040 - West Monona Community School District District)
Elementary Schools
Central Elementary School (1100 10th, Onawa, IA, 51040 - West Monona Community School District District)
Lark Elementary School (611 4th, Onawa, IA, 51040 - West Monona Community School District District)

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