Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Population 2018

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa's estimated population is 43,006 with a growth rate of -0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cerro Gordo County, Iowa is the 13th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201743,1341280.30%
201743,006-58-0.13%
201643,0641410.33%
201542,923-243-0.56%
201443,166-346-0.80%
201343,512-180-0.41%
201243,692-268-0.61%
201143,960-133-0.30%
201044,093-2,640-5.65%
199046,733-1,725-3.56%
198048,458-877-1.78%
197049,335-559-1.12%
196049,8943,8418.34%
195046,0532,2085.04%
194043,8455,36913.95%
193038,4763,80110.96%
192034,6759,66438.64%
191025,0114,33920.99%
190020,6725,80839.07%
189014,8643,40329.69%
188011,4616,739142.71%
18704,7223,782402.34%
18609400.00%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White40,743
Black or African American730
Two or More Races678
Asian487
Some Other Race312
American Indian and Alaska Native184

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Median Age

44.5


Total

42.7


Male

45.9


Female

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Adults

There are 34,202 adults, (8,689 of whom are seniors) in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

22,123

51.29%

Male

21,011

48.71%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Households and Families

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All68.9%31.1%
Male53.3%46.7%
Non Family52.6%47.4%
Female50.9%49.1%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2012.1868.9
Married8,8072.8688.5
Non Family7,7661.1452.6
Female1,8192.9350.9
Male8093.153.3

2.8

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Households

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Education

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6212.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,3854.51%
High School Graduate9,69631.55%
Some College7,60024.73%
Associates Degree4,62415.04%
Bachelors Degree4,88715.90%
Graduate Degree1,9246.26%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,69827,1916,466
Hispanic1,080728176
Asian344263111
Black3112728
Multiple Races24521823
Other Race22713259
Native American17013035

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.27%.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,135$42,347$29,529
Less Than High School$25,691$28,137$19,000
High School Grad$28,654$34,883$23,417
Some College$32,893$41,829$28,415
Bachelors Degree$47,297$57,377$39,587
Graduate Degree$61,148$90,027$46,683

$35,135

Average Earnings

$42,347

Average Male

$29,529

Average Female

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Language

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Language by Age

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Language

96.50% of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.50% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Poverty

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,4584,13210.74%
Hispanic1,94738619.83%
Black68521831.82%
Multiple6587511.40%
Other3016722.26%
Native1846334.24%
Asian41740.96%

11.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.10%

Male Poverty Rate

13.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa is Native, with 34.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa is Asian, with 0.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.22%.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.76%
High School13.12%
Some College9.96%
Bachelors or Greater3.71%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.23%
Female Unemployed30.66%
Female Employed8.24%
Male Employed4.51%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Income

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,569$69,373
Families$67,514$85,773
Married Families$76,989$97,950
Non Families$29,431$42,588

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Marital Status

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by War

3,326

Number of Veterans

3,217

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,445
Korea494
First Gulf War434
Second Gulf War232
World War II173

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,005
65 to 74965
55 to 64681
35 to 54569
18 to 34106

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2479.93%
Hispanic1138.89%
Black388.74%
2 or More3311.07%
Indian74.12%
Asian10.28%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by Education

10.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Employment Status

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Employment by Age

64.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Employment by Race

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mason City2807927430-649-2.31%
Clear Lake77777589-188-2.42%
Nora Springs 14311379-52-3.63%
Rockwell10391012-27-2.60%
Ventura71772030.42%
Thornton422406-16-3.79%
Plymouth382371-11-2.88%
Meservey256249-7-2.73%
Swaledale165160-5-3.03%
Rock Falls155151-4-2.58%
Dougherty5856-2-3.45%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990