Send us your Onawa photos:
Onawa is a city in Monona County.
It is the county seat.
The community name was drawn from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "Song of Hiawatha"
The latitude of Onawa is 42.026N. The longitude is -96.096W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,050 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,011.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Onawa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monona 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 51040 ZIP code.
24% of Onawa residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Onawa ancestry & family history guide.
Post a query on a message board:
Records & databases:
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Onawa was $17,928, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Onawa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Onawa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $290. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $672.
Libraries in Onawa include Onawa Public Library ... View libraries
Monona County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Onawa political report.
The average commute time for Onawa workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
More info about Onawa:
Send us your corrections and additions
Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.
Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!