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Lacona is a city in Warren County, in the Des Moines metro area.
One tradition says the community was named for a place in Greece. Another says it was named for nearby Lake Ona
The latitude of Lacona is 41.189N. The longitude is -93.382W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 869 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 353.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lacona demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Warren County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Des Moines area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50139 ZIP code.
42% of Lacona residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lacona ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lacona was $17,897, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Lacona residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lacona, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $230. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.
Libraries in Lacona include Lacona Public Library ... View libraries
Warren County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lacona political report.
The average commute time for Lacona workers is 40 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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