Kossuth County, Iowa Population 2018

Kossuth County, Iowa's estimated population is 14,999 with a growth rate of -1.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kossuth County, Iowa is the 53rd largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201714,999-227-1.49%
201615,226930.61%
201615,133-20-0.13%
201515,153-70-0.46%
201415,223-101-0.66%
201315,324-82-0.53%
201215,406140.09%
201115,392-131-0.84%
201015,523-3,068-16.50%
199018,591-3,300-15.07%
198021,891-1,046-4.56%
197022,937-2,377-9.39%
196025,314-927-3.53%
195026,241-389-1.46%
194026,6301,1784.63%
193025,4523701.48%
192025,0823,11114.16%
191021,971-749-3.30%
190022,7209,60073.17%
189013,1206,942112.37%
18806,1782,82784.36%
18703,3512,935705.53%
18604160.00%

Kossuth County, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,818
Two or More Races146
Asian87
Some Other Race79
Black or African American69
American Indian and Alaska Native27

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

Kossuth County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Kossuth County, Iowa Median Age

45.9


Total

44.8


Male

47.1


Female

Kossuth County, Iowa Adults

There are 11,846 adults, (3,365 of which are seniors) in Kossuth County, Iowa.

Kossuth County, Iowa Age Dependency

79.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kossuth County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

7,616

50.02%

Male

7,610

49.98%

Kossuth County, Iowa Households and Families

Kossuth County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kossuth County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
All79.3%20.7%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Female60.9%39.1%
Male59.7%40.3%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kossuth County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6572.2479.3
Married3,7322.892
Non Family2,2631.1163.9
Female3842.9460.9
Male2783.0159.7

2.75

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kossuth County, Iowa Households

Kossuth County, Iowa Education

Kossuth County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2011.87%
9th to 12th Grade4103.82%
High School Graduate4,06337.87%
Some College2,44122.75%
Associates Degree1,52014.17%
Bachelors Degree1,68115.67%
Graduate Degree4143.86%

Kossuth County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,4609,8912,027
Hispanic13110816
Multiple Races604832
Asian515120
Other Race40298
Black1610
Native American85

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.33%.

Kossuth County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,737$41,034$26,060
Less Than High School$20,294$21,856$12,813
High School Grad$31,098$38,939$18,833
Some College$31,940$40,420$24,281
Bachelors Degree$41,317$60,455$35,697
Graduate Degree$53,264$67,321$49,375

$33,737

Average Earnings

$41,034

Average Male

$26,060

Average Female

Kossuth County, Iowa Language

Kossuth County, Iowa Language by Age

Kossuth County, Iowa Language

97.86% of Kossuth County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.14% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.46% of the population.

Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty

Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,2861,2398.67%
Hispanic3059230.16%
Asian875462.07%
Multiple1464832.88%
Native272281.48%
Other791620.25%
Black6346.35%

9.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.25%

Male Poverty Rate

11.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kossuth County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kossuth County, Iowa is Native, with 81.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kossuth County, Iowa is Black, with 6.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.59%.

Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.47%
High School8.15%
Some College7.45%
Bachelors or Greater1.83%

Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.17%
Male Unemployed28.85%
Female Employed6.33%
Male Employed4.07%

Kossuth County, Iowa Income

Kossuth County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,231$66,552
Families$66,731$79,965
Married Families$73,079$
Non Families$27,432$38,136

Kossuth County, Iowa Marital Status

Kossuth County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kossuth County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Kossuth County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Kossuth County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by War

1,333

Number of Veterans

1,226

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam482
Korea211
First Gulf War200
World War II116
Second Gulf War116

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+480
65 to 74313
35 to 54266
55 to 64232
18 to 3442

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,29411.13%
2 or More2733.75%
Asian1221.82%
Hispanic21.12%

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by Education

4.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kossuth County, Iowa Employment Status

Kossuth County, Iowa Employment by Age

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Kossuth County, Iowa Employment by Race

Kossuth County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Kossuth County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Algona55605515-45-0.81%
West Bend 785755-30-3.82%
Bancroft734709-25-3.41%
Swea City536516-20-3.73%
Burt533505-28-5.25%
Whittemore504486-18-3.57%
Titonka479448-31-6.47%
Wesley390378-12-3.08%
Lakota294285-9-3.06%
Fenton279261-18-6.45%
Lu Verne 261252-9-3.45%
Lone Rock146141-5-3.42%
Ledyard130126-4-3.08%
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