Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Population 2018

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa's estimated population is 43,006 with a growth rate of -0.69% 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
201743,006-297-0.69%
201643,3032390.55%
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
White41,093
Two or More Races693
Black or African American682
Asian488
Some Other Race229
American Indian and Alaska Native118

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Median Age

44.3


Total

42.6


Male

46.1


Female

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Adults

There are 34,296 adults, (8,531 of which are seniors) in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

22,157

51.17%

Male

21,146

48.83%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Households and Families

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

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All69.9%30.1%
Male56.1%43.9%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Female52.2%47.8%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2502.1969.9
Married8,8342.8489.3
Non Family7,8101.1553.6
Female1,8112.9652.2
Male7953.3456.1

2.8

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

6.7%

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 Grade7692.49%
9th to 12th Grade1,3014.22%
High School Graduate9,68631.42%
Some College7,72225.05%
Associates Degree4,61214.96%
Bachelors Degree4,88315.84%
Graduate Degree1,8566.02%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,87527,2776,394
Hispanic1,015639126
Asian342262137
Black3022868
Multiple Races26926677
Other Race1376222
Native American1067527

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 98.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 40.06%.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,652$40,218$27,851
Less Than High School$23,813$24,056$23,142
High School Grad$26,910$32,375$21,475
Some College$31,471$40,088$26,967
Bachelors Degree$45,916$56,639$37,867
Graduate Degree$58,851$76,607$49,028

$32,652

Average Earnings

$40,218

Average Male

$27,851

Average Female

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Language

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Language by Age

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Language

96.06% of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.94% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Poverty

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,7174,67112.06%
Hispanic1,87255429.59%
Black63214322.63%
Multiple65911016.69%
Other2176329.03%
Native1184336.44%
Asian44830.67%

12.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.08%

Male Poverty Rate

15.47%

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 36.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa is Asian, with 0.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.97%.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.62%
High School14.53%
Some College10.39%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.10%
Male Unemployed38.16%
Female Employed9.68%
Male Employed4.92%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Income

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,788$63,741
Families$64,815$80,244
Married Families$73,589$91,600
Non Families$27,942$37,094

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Marital Status

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

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

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by War

3,574

Number of Veterans

3,342

Male Veterans

232

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,499
Korea545
First Gulf War455
Second Gulf War281
World War II237

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,019
65 to 74964
55 to 64743
35 to 54676
18 to 34172

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,46010.51%
Hispanic1068.80%
Black6616.79%
2 or More3410.56%
Other138.02%
Asian10.29%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by Education

11.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Employment Status

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Employment by Age

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

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