Winnebago & Worth Counties: Where hometown values support today’s opportunities

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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.

Northwood

Northwood

Population

Total Population

1,927

Population
Growth Rate

-0.31%

Median Age

47

Diversity Index

14.900

Housing & Income

Households

855

Total Housing Units

981


Owner Occupied

636

Renter Occupied

219

Vacant

126

Median Home Value

$99,506


Average Home Value

$126,531

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.34%


Per Capita Income

1.65%

Income Projection

Median Household

$48,822 $50,498


Average Household

$65,537 $71,204


Per Capita

$28,354 $30,768

Workforce

Total Businesses

142

Total Employed

1,102

Workers 16+

1,038

2020 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

22

Employed

218

2020 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

12

Employed

167

2020 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

4

Employed

151

2020 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

26

Employed

133

2020 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

133

2020 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

106

Some
High School

86

Graduated
High School

478

Associates
Degree

166

Bachelor's
Degree

184

Graduate
Degree

74

Average Commute Time

21 min.



Resident Commuters

544

Non-Resident Commuters

345

Drive Alone

904

Carpooled

58

Public

5

Work At Home

19


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