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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.


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Median household income
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$39,375
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lacona demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Laconia

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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.

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12% of Lacona residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lacona, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $230.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.


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

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The average commute time for Lacona workers is 40 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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