Algona is located in northwest Iowa. Algona is part of Kossuth County. Algona has 4.49 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Algona population is 5,513, which has shrunk 3.97% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Algona median household income is $50,280 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 56.12% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 33.56% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Algona median house value is $98,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 43.60% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 53.09% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Algona is much better than the state average in quality. The Algona area code is 515.