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Castana is a city in Monona County.
The community name derives from Latin for chestnut tree
The latitude of Castana is 42.074N. The longitude is -95.908W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,148 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 173.
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32% of Castana residents report German ancestry, and 28% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Castana ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Castana was $12,327, compared with $21,587 nationally.
2% of Castana residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Castana, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $175. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $590.
Monona County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Castana political report.
The average commute time for Castana workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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