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Solon is a city in Johnson County, in the Iowa City metro area.
The community was named for a son of P.B. Anders, founder
The latitude of Solon is 41.807N. The longitude is -91.493W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 801 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,258.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Solon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Johnson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Iowa City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52333 ZIP code.
34% of Solon residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Solon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Solon was $18,029, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Solon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Solon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $453. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,079.
Libraries in Solon include Solon Public Library ... View libraries
Johnson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Solon political report.
The average commute time for Solon workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Solon, IAPros: Solon is a very friendly town...
Cons: Restaurants have traditionally struggled here due to the fact that most of the local residents actually work in Cedar Rapids or Iowa City...
This is a good place to Raise a family, go boating, get married, have a glass of wine, enjoy a picnic, take a day off! Have a fire! Go to a funeral...
General info: You won't find a large grocery store but we like the one we have...Blog about Solon
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