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Owasa is a city in Hardin County.

One theory suggests that the name derives from Owaissa, the bluebird in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "Song of Hiawatha"

The latitude of Owasa is 42.433N. The longitude is -93.206W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,083 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 38.


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Median household income
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$35,417
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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23% of Owasa residents report German ancestry, and 29% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Owasa ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Owasa was $17,047, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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4% of Owasa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Owasa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $464.


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

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The average commute time for Owasa workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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