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Fremont is a city in Mahaska County, in the Oskaloosa metro area.
The community was named after John C. Fremont, explorer
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Iowa named Fremont. For links to other places called Fremont, IA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Fremont is 41.212N. The longitude is -92.435W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 837 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 700.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fremont demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mahaska 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 52561 ZIP code.
33% of Fremont residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fremont ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fremont was $16,925, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Fremont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fremont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $311. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $583.
Mahaska County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fremont political report.
The average commute time for Fremont workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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