Northwood Profile

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Northwood is a city in Worth County, Iowa, United States, along the Shell Rock River. The population was 1,989 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Worth County. Northwood is part of the Mason City Micropolitan Statistical Area. Local events can be found on the chamber website here.

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Northwood

Population

Total Population

1,890

Population
Growth Rate

-0.45%

Median Age

45

Diversity Index

16.000

Housing & Income

Households

843

Total Housing Units

980


Owner Occupied

623

Renter Occupied

220

Vacant

137

Median Home Value

$115,509


Average Home Value

$136,878

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.43%


Per Capita Income

1.57%

Income Projection

Median Household

$58,166 $61,628


Average Household

$77,752 $84,185


Per Capita

$33,856 $36,593

Workforce

Total Businesses

143

Total Employed

1,108

Workers 16+

1,084

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

23

Employed

240

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

12

Employed

167

2021 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

4

Employed

151

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

133

2021 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

27

Employed

120

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

106

Some
High School

91

Graduated
High School

427

Associates
Degree

196

Bachelor's
Degree

188

Graduate
Degree

96

Average Commute Time

21 min.



Resident Commuters

584

Non-Resident Commuters

366

Drive Alone

917

Carpooled

78

Public

3

Work At Home

29


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