Location Profile

Algona, Iowa

Facility Type
Critical Access Hospital
Facility Location
Algona, Iowa
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Algona, Iowa and has over 200 dedicated health professionals. The facility helps meets the needs of patient care with surgical services, patient education, emergency care, and more. Operating a clinic, hospital, hospice, and nursing agencies, they are a trusted provider of compassionate care in the area.

Community Overview

Algona is a city in Northwest Iowa that has a nice suburban feel. The city features arts, museums, historical sites, and more. Named one of the top 5 Best Places to Retire in Iowa, Algona is a quiet city with a suburban feel. The city has a population of nearly 5,500.

Cost of Living


Algona public schools are administered by the Algona Community School district and this includes 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. Students also have the chance to participate in career and technical programs for the following: Agricultural Business and Management, Construction Trades, Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician, Business/Commerce General, Health Services, Family and Consumer Science, and Automotive. Niche.com readers have ranked Algona as one of the top 1,300 Best School Districts in America and students have a low student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. Nearly 80% of the students are proficient in reading and 80% are proficient in math. The graduation rate is over 90%. Bishop Carrigan Catholic School is the private school system in the area and offers school for Pre-K through grade 12.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

Algona shopping destinations include local shops and stores to get a wide range of merchandise. The area also has neat entertainment venues to explore as well. The Kossuth County Agriculture & Motorsports Museum has a historic train collection and exhibits on local racers while the Kossuth County Historical Museum shares information and artifacts of local history. The POW Museum is a former POW camp with exhibits on WWII and is an interesting stop for history buffs. Nature lovers can find peace and beautiful scenery with a trip to the Water’s Edge Nature Center, a 2,000-acre spot with wildflowers and birds to see. Open from May to the first day of school, the Algona Aquatic Center is a great place for warmer days, offering everyone the chance to swim and have water fun in the large play area. On colder days, you can catch a movie at the beloved Fridley Theatres which features all of the newest first-run films.

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Crime Rate

Algona is one of the safest cities in Iowa. The crime rate is 72% lower than the national average and has decreased by 17% over the last year. Algona is also safer than 50% of the rest of the country.

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