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Ida Grove is a city in Ida County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the county, which was named for Mount Ida in Greece

The latitude of Ida Grove is 42.345N. The longitude is -95.471W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,234 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,259.


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Median household income
Local
$35,341
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ida Grove demographic reports
Ida Grove is on the Maple River
Local festivals include:
  • Ida County Fair - July 17-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ida Grove web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Grant Center Country Schoolhouse
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 Ida Grove demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ida 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 51445 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

51% of Ida Grove residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ida Grove ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ida Grove was $20,698, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Ida Grove residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Ida Grove, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $229.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.


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Libraries in Ida Grove include Ida Grove Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Ida Grove include Ida County Courier

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

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The average commute time for Ida Grove workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Ida Grove include Super 8.

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