Kossuth County, Iowa Population 2018

Kossuth County, Iowa's estimated population is 14,999 with a growth rate of -0.89% 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
201715,1661671.11%
201714,999-134-0.89%
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
White14,748
Two or More Races141
Black or African American124
Asian85
Some Other Race47
American Indian and Alaska Native21

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

Kossuth County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500600700 Male Population100200300400500600700 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Kossuth County, Iowa Median Age

45.8


Total

44.5


Male

46.8


Female

Kossuth County, Iowa Adults

There are 11,846 adults, (3,406 of whom are seniors) in Kossuth County, Iowa.

Kossuth County, Iowa Age Dependency

79.7

Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Kossuth County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

7,568

49.90%

Male

7,598

50.10%

Kossuth County, Iowa Households and Families

Kossuth County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Kossuth County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
All79.1%20.9%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Male62%38%
Female59.4%40.6%

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kossuth County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6742.2379.1
Married3,6932.891.5
Non Family2,2841.0864.7
Female3972.8459.4
Male3003.162

2.74

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

5.5%

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 Grade1891.77%
9th to 12th Grade3563.33%
High School Graduate4,05537.94%
Some College2,51123.49%
Associates Degree1,47113.76%
Bachelors Degree1,70515.95%
Graduate Degree4023.76%

Kossuth County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,3829,8812,060
Hispanic14412522
Multiple Races705723
Black4942
Asian40402
Other Race26219
Native American157

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 34.62%.

Kossuth County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,526$41,588$29,500
Less Than High School$21,250$21,765$16,618
High School Grad$31,895$38,073$21,327
Some College$35,252$41,748$26,036
Bachelors Degree$41,875$59,784$36,696
Graduate Degree$56,197$68,068$55,133

$35,526

Average Earnings

$41,588

Average Male

$29,500

Average Female

Kossuth County, Iowa Language

Kossuth County, Iowa Language by Age

Kossuth County, Iowa Language

97.81% of Kossuth County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.19% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty

Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,2021,2148.55%
Hispanic33413239.52%
Asian855665.88%
Multiple1415136.17%
Black1172823.93%
Other472246.81%
Native211466.67%

10.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.53%

Male Poverty Rate

11.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kossuth County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kossuth County, Iowa is Native, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kossuth County, Iowa is White, with 8.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.82%.

Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.77%
High School9.80%
Some College8.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.29%

Kossuth County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.31%
Male Unemployed26.03%
Female Employed6.15%
Male Employed4.34%

Kossuth County, Iowa Income

Kossuth County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,868$67,226
Families$69,276$81,764
Married Families$76,784$89,455
Non Families$26,688$36,762

Kossuth County, Iowa Marital Status

Kossuth County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.2%

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 55To64.

Kossuth County, Iowa Marital Status by Race


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

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by War

1,298

Number of Veterans

1,199

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam499
Korea190
First Gulf War172
Second Gulf War106
World War II100

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+469
65 to 74351
35 to 54231
55 to 64209
18 to 3438

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,26010.88%
Asian2042.55%
2 or More1819.15%
Hispanic41.99%

Kossuth County, Iowa Veterans by Education

4.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kossuth County, Iowa Employment Status

Kossuth County, Iowa Employment by Age

64%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

2.1%

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