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Anita is a city in Cass County.

The community was named after Anita Cowles, niece of the surveyor of the town site

The latitude of Anita is 41.445N. The longitude is -94.764W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,276 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,023.


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Median household income
Local
$28,984
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Anita demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Old-Time Rural Music Gathering - April 20-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Anita web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Anita State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Anita demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cass 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 50020 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

36% of Anita residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Anita ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Anita was $15,672, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Anita residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Anita, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $201.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $519.


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Libraries in Anita include Anita Public Library ... View libraries

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Cass County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Anita political report.

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The average commute time for Anita workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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