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Hiawatha is a city in Linn County, in the Cedar Rapids metro area.
The community was named for the chief immortalized by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The latitude of Hiawatha is 42.035N. The longitude is -91.681W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 846 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,506.
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32% of Hiawatha residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hiawatha ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hiawatha was $22,664, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Hiawatha residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hiawatha, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $443. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $973.
Libraries in Hiawatha include Hiawatha Public Library ... View libraries
Linn County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hiawatha political report.
The average commute time for Hiawatha workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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