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.

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Northwood

Population

Total Population

2,038

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

45

Diversity Index

15.700

Housing & Income

Households

902

Total Housing Units

982


Owner Occupied

714

Renter Occupied

188

Vacant

80

Median Home Value

$133,796


Average Home Value

$148,249

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

2.20%

Income Projection

Median Household

$62,539 $71,758


Average Household

$85,703 $95,356


Per Capita

$37,507 $41,819

Workforce

Total Businesses

145

Total Employed

1,117

Workers 16+

1,140

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

24

Employed

232

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

13

Employed

173

2022 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

4

Employed

151

2022 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

28

Employed

136

2022 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

134

2022 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

106

Some
High School

96

Graduated
High School

466

Associates
Degree

215

Bachelor's
Degree

202

Graduate
Degree

100

Average Commute Time

21 min.



Resident Commuters

633

Non-Resident Commuters

297

Drive Alone

923

Carpooled

117

Public

5

Work At Home

37


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