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Iona is a city in Murray County.
The community was named for an island off the coast of Scotland
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Iona. For links to other places called Iona, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Iona is 43.915N. The longitude is -95.783W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,634 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 170.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Iona demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Murray County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56141 ZIP code.
40% of Iona residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Iona ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Iona was $14,746, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Iona residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Iona, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $578.
Murray County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Iona political report.
The average commute time for Iona workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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