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Griswold is a city in Cass County.

The community was named for J.N.R. Griswold, railroad director

The latitude of Griswold is 41.235N. The longitude is -95.137W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,102 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,005.


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Median household income
Local
$31,538
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Griswold demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Old Tyme Corn Boil - Aug. 11, 2007
  • Old Soldiers Reunion - July 6-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Griswold web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Cass County Historical Society Museum
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 Griswold 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 51535 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

34% of Griswold residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Griswold ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Griswold was $16,430, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Griswold residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Griswold, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $262.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $585.


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

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

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The average commute time for Griswold workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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