Hardin County, Iowa Population 2019

Hardin County, Iowa's estimated population is 17,007 with a growth rate of -0.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hardin County, Iowa is the 45th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201816,868-139-0.82%
201717,007-166-0.97%
201617,173-83-0.48%
201517,256-75-0.43%
201417,331-57-0.33%
201317,388310.18%
201217,357-17-0.10%
201117,374-169-0.96%
201017,543-1,551-8.12%
199019,094-2,682-12.32%
198021,776-472-2.12%
197022,248-285-1.26%
196022,5333151.42%
195022,218-312-1.38%
194022,530-417-1.82%
193022,947-390-1.67%
192023,3372,41611.55%
191020,921-1,873-8.22%
190022,7943,79119.95%
189019,0031,1966.72%
188017,8074,12330.13%
187013,6848,244151.54%
18605,4400.00%

Hardin County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,454
Black or African American263
Two or More Races220
Some Other Race135
Asian103
American Indian and Alaska Native64

Hardin County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2019

Hardin County, Iowa Median Age

44.4


Total

41.3


Male

47.3


Female

Hardin County, Iowa Adults

There are 13,481 adults, (3,608 of whom are seniors) in Hardin County, Iowa.

Hardin County, Iowa Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hardin County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

8,605

49.92%

Male

8,634

50.08%

Hardin County, Iowa Households and Families

Hardin County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hardin County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All76.3%23.7%
Male66.1%33.9%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Female55%45%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1832.2876.3
Married3,9102.8986.5
Non Family2,6941.1365.5
Female4023.6155
Male1773.266.1

2.91

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hardin County, Iowa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4263.53%
9th to 12th Grade5604.64%
High School Graduate4,03133.41%
Some College2,81823.35%
Associates Degree1,73214.35%
Bachelors Degree1,77414.70%
Graduate Degree7266.02%

Hardin County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,49610,6832,464
Hispanic37926228
Other Race1025111
Asian7241
Multiple Races6654
Native American3939
Black163

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,429$45,735$25,587
Less Than High School$23,149$34,000$11,520
High School Grad$30,704$38,750$19,775
Some College$34,547$47,064$26,239
Bachelors Degree$45,625$60,486$35,926
Graduate Degree$56,389$77,045$48,750

$35,429

Average Earnings

$45,735

Average Male

$25,587

Average Female

Hardin County, Iowa Language

Hardin County, Iowa Language by Age

Hardin County, Iowa Language

96.17% of Hardin County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.58% of the population.

Hardin County, Iowa Poverty

Hardin County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,2331,1957.84%
Hispanic6727210.71%
Native523363.46%
Multiple172169.30%
Other1231411.38%

8.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.60%

Male Poverty Rate

9.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hardin County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hardin County, Iowa is Native, with 63.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hardin County, Iowa is White, with 7.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.89%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.67%
High School8.25%
Some College5.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.22%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.21%
Female Unemployed8.53%
Female Employed7.45%
Male Employed3.15%

Hardin County, Iowa Income

Hardin County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,207$66,594
Families$70,079$79,229
Married Families$75,766-
Non Families$30,287$43,878

Hardin County, Iowa Marital Status

Hardin County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hardin County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Hardin County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hardin County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Hardin County, Iowa Veterans

1,270

Number of Veterans

1,201

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam400
Korea201
First Gulf War154
Second Gulf War108
World War II106

Hardin County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2679.70%
Indian37.14%

Hardin County, Iowa Veterans by Education

4.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hardin County, Iowa Employment Status

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Hardin County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Iowa Falls52385128-110-2.10%
Eldora27322661-71-2.60%
Ackley 15891546-43-2.71%
Hubbard845834-11-1.30%
Alden787762-25-3.18%
Radcliffe545536-9-1.65%
Union397384-13-3.27%
Steamboat Rock310309-1-0.32%
New Providence228225-3-1.32%
Whitten14914900.00%
Buckeye10810800.00%
Owasa434300.00%
  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