Onawa IA Homes for Sale
Onawa IA Homes for Sale. Onawa is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,787 people and just one neighborhood, Onawa is the 117th largest community in Iowa. Onawa has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Onawa is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Onawa is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Onawa who work in office and administrative support (13.43%), law enforcement and fire fighting (13.03%), and teaching (12.17%).
Onawa’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children – all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you’re looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Onawa is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Onawa is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.51 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Onawa is a small city, and as such doesn’t have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Onawa rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.15% of adults 25 and older in Onawa have a bachelor’s degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Onawa in 2010 was $22,255, which is low income relative to Iowa, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,020 for a family of four. However, Onawa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Onawa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Onawa residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Onawa include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Onawa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
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