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Onawa, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Onawa,IA index of house prices

Total population: 2,891 (Urban population: 2,712 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 393 (27 farm, 366 nonfarm))

Houses: 1,421 (1,275 occupied: 639 owner occupied, 641 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

50%
State:

29%

Housing density: 289 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $62,357.

Median contract rent in 2016: $290 (lower quartile is $233, upper quartile is $414)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $3,397


Median gross rent in Onawa, IA in 2016: $390

Housing units in Onawa with a mortgage: 336 (19 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 303

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $72,744

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $31,242

Median monthly housing costs: $567


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Onawa, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $88,295 (it was $59,000 in 2000)
Onawa:

$88,295
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,124 - $167,550

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $104,454
Here:

$104,454
State:

$179,425
Median year house/condo built: 1952

Median year apartment built: 1955

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,932
  • In family households: 2,150 (314 male householders, 361 female householders)
    506 spouses, 723 children (604 natural, 71 adopted, 43 stepchildren), 127 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 42 other relatives, 85 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 685 (293 male householders (205 living alone)), 313 female householders (293 living alone)), 77 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 98

Size of family households: 323 2-persons, 145 3-persons, 70 4-persons, 101 5-persons, 33 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 499 1-person, 106 2-persons.

298 married couples with children.
207 single-parent households (20 men, 187 women).

99.0% of residents of Onawa speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 27 (0.9%)
(3.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.7
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Onawa, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1132 bedrooms
  • 3303 bedrooms
  • 1494 bedrooms
  • 495+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Onawa population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Onawa, Iowa:

  • 12no bedroom
  • 1861 bedroom
  • 2942 bedrooms
  • 1113 bedrooms
  • 144 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Onawa population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Onawa in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 21no vehicle
  • 1211 vehicle
  • 2902 vehicles
  • 1203 vehicles
  • 764 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Onawa population

Cars and other vehicles available in Onawa in renter-occupied apartments

  • 116no vehicle
  • 2361 vehicle
  • 2142 vehicles
  • 533 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Onawa population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Onawa, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 63 rooms
  • 564 rooms
  • 1175 rooms
  • 1166 rooms
  • 1227 rooms
  • 548 rooms
  • 1709+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Onawa population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Onawa, Iowa:

  • 121 room
  • 852 rooms
  • 873 rooms
  • 1724 rooms
  • 1645 rooms
  • 176 rooms
  • 137 rooms
  • 538 rooms
  • 369+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Onawa population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Onawa, IA household income distribution

  • Onawa, IA household income distribution
  • 106Less than $10,000
  • 102$10,000 to $14,999
  • 94$15,000 to $19,999
  • 154$20,000 to $24,999
  • 77$25,000 to $29,999
  • 133$30,000 to $34,999
  • 32$35,000 to $39,999
  • 88$40,000 to $44,999
  • 61$45,000 to $49,999
  • 48$50,000 to $59,999
  • 105$60,000 to $74,999
  • 124$75,000 to $99,999
  • 56$100,000 to $124,999
  • 30$125,000 to $149,999
  • 27$150,000 to $199,999
  • 6$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Onawa, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Onawa, IA
  • 11Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 20$25,000 to $29,999
  • 16$30,000 to $34,999
  • 21$35,000 to $39,999
  • 66$40,000 to $49,999
  • 56$50,000 to $59,999
  • 35$60,000 to $69,999
  • 33$70,000 to $79,999
  • 44$80,000 to $89,999
  • 38$90,000 to $99,999
  • 59$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10$125,000 to $149,999
  • 79$150,000 to $174,999
  • 47$175,000 to $199,999
  • 10$200,000 to $249,999
  • 27$250,000 to $299,999
  • 8$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Onawa, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Onawa, IA
  • 3Less than $100
  • 13$200 to $249
  • 29$250 to $299
  • 72$300 to $349
  • 34$350 to $399
  • 80$400 to $449
  • 205$450 to $499
  • 27$500 to $549
  • 9$700 to $749
  • 21$750 to $799
  • 17$800 to $899
  • 34$1,000 to $1,249
  • 11$2,500 to $2,999
  • 26No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 142010 or later
  • 92000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 11Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Onawa population
Onawa commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 219
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 455
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 95
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 79
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 35
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 142
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 53
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 59
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 77
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 17
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 108
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Onawa, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 69.2%
Number of people working at home: 48 (3.4% of all workers)

Onawa mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,338 (91%)
  • Carpooled: 45 (3%)
  • Walked: 41 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 48 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 363
 English: 134
 Irish: 101
 Norwegian: 96
 Italian: 67
 American: 43
 Danish: 34
 Scotch-Irish: 28
 Scottish: 19
 Hungarian: 9
 Dutch: 8
 Czech: 7
 Swedish: 7
 French (except Basque): 6
 Czechoslovakian: 5
 Polish: 5
 Scandinavian: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 52%Germany
  • 15%France
  • 4%Mexico
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,068
  • Other state: 823
  • Northeast: 40
  • Midwest: 500
  • South: 211
  • West: 67

85% of Onawa residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Iowa.

Onawa:

84.7%
State average:

84.7%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 13
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 31
  • 9th grade: 22
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 27
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 8
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 320
  • Less than 1 year of college: 151
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 158
  • Associate degree: 27
  • Bachelor's degree: 135
  • Master's degree: 9
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 10

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 39
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 11
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 17
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 447
  • Less than 1 year of college: 54
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 179
  • Associate degree: 142
  • Bachelor's degree: 98
  • Master's degree: 51
  • Professional school degree: 8
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 5.8%Females
Onawa marital status for males
Onawa marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,073
  • One, attached: 8
  • Two: 39
  • 3 or 4: 110
  • 5 to 9: 46
  • 10 to 19: 30
  • 20 to 49: 40
  • 50 or more: 66
  • Mobile homes: 4

Median worth of mobile homes: $29,296

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 3.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 20 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Onawa:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Onawa
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (67.8%)
  • Electricity (24.9%)
  • Wood (3.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (55.9%)
  • Electricity (37.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

8.1%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

21.0%
Iowa:

23.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)