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Decorah is a city in Winneshiek County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Winnebago chief
The latitude of Decorah is 43.303N. The longitude is -91.785W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 879 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,120.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Decorah demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Winneshiek County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52101 ZIP code.
30% of Decorah residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Decorah ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Decorah was $16,351, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Decorah residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Decorah include Broadway - Phelps Park Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Decorah, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $353. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $770.
Libraries in Decorah include Decorah Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Decorah include Decorah Newspapers
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KLCD., KLNI.
Winneshiek County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Decorah political report.
The average commute time for Decorah workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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