Guthrie Center is a city located in Guthrie County Iowa. Guthrie Center has a 2020 population of 1,473. It is also the county seat of Guthrie County. Guthrie Center is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -5.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,561 in 2010.
The average household income in Guthrie Center is $64,701 with a poverty rate of 14.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $672 per month, and the median house value is $83,100. The median age in Guthrie Center is 38.2 years, 34.9 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Guthrie Centerwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.
98.69% of Guthrie Center residents speak only English, while 1.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.05% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Guthrie Center is White, with 14.95% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Guthrie Center is Hispanic, with 13.33% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.75%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Guthrie Center
98.45% of Guthrie Center residents were born in the United States, with 84.86% having been born in Iowa. 1.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.