Northwood, Iowa Population 2022

1,934
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Northwood is a city located in Worth County Iowa. Northwood has a 2020 population of 1,934. It is also the county seat of Worth County. Northwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -2.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,987 in 2010.

The average household income in Northwood is $70,468 with a poverty rate of 7.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $680 per month, and the median house value is $97,600. The median age in Northwood is 40.4 years, 38.8 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Northwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Northwoodwas:

  • White: 95.52%
  • Black or African American: 3.27%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Two or more races: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Northwood, Iowa is 1,934 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,934.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,987.

Northwood, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,19495.52%
Black or African American753.27%
Two or More Races140.61%
Asian140.61%
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Northwood Population by Race

Northwood Population Pyramid $2022

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Northwood Median Age

40.4


Total

38.8


Male

41.5


Female

Northwood Adults

There are 1,761 adults, (495 of whom are seniors) in Northwood.

Northwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Northwood Sex Ratio

Female

1,149

50.02%

Male

1,148

49.98%

Northwood Population by Age

Northwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Northwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female56.6%43.4%
Non Family63.2%36.8%
Male75%25%
All77.6%22.4%
Married93.4%6.6%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Northwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9142.4677.6
Married4422.9893.4
Non Family3021.1863.2
Female1223.3856.6
Male483.3575

2.99

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Northwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade312.05%
9th to 12th Grade926.09%
High School Graduate57137.81%
Some College31720.99%
Associates Degree19713.05%
Bachelors Degree20113.31%
Graduate Degree1016.69%
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Northwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Northwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4491,337302
Hispanic2525
Black198
2+ Races1414
Asian99

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 white people with a rate of 20.84%.

Northwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,353$49,231$31,845
Less Than 9th Grade$30,391$30,078$33,750
High School Graduate$36,442$48,636$27,500
Some College$40,250$46,964$31,111
Bachelors Degree$60,703$71,696$47,292
Graduate Degree$71,250$66,500$75,750

$40,353

Average Earnings

$49,231

Average Male

$31,845

Average Female

Northwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Northwood Language by Age

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Northwood Language

98.83% of Northwood residents speak only English, while 1.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.42% of the population.

Northwood Language

Northwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,0761205.78%
Black744662.16%
OtherNaN%

7.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.03%

Male Poverty Rate

8.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northwood is Black, with 62.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northwood is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.85%.

Northwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.89%
High School6.84%
Some College4.55%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%

Northwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.72%
Male Unemployed34.15%
Female Employed1.47%
Male Employed0.55%

Northwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Northwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,600$70,468
Families$75,085$81,170
Married Families$76,977-
Non Families$32,321$41,436
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Income by Household Type

Northwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Northwood Married by Age and Sex

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Northwood Marriage

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

Northwood Marital Status by Race

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Northwood Marital Status

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169

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam44
Korea29
World War II23
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War18

Northwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+75
65 to 7444
35 to 5432
55 to 6413
18 to 345

Northwood Veterans by Age

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Northwood Veterans by Race

Northwood Veterans by Education

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9.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northwood Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Northwood Employment by Age

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Northwood Employment by Race

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Northwood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.82%

Born in Northwood

99.30%

Native Born

0.70%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.30% of Northwood residents were born in the United States, with 61.82% having been born in Iowa. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Northwood Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,934-7-0.36%
20211,941-7-0.36%
20201,948-7-0.36%
20191,955-7-0.36%
20181,962-14-0.71%
20171,97640.20%
20161,972-15-0.75%
20151,987-11-0.55%
20141,998281.42%
20131,970-2-0.10%
20121,972-14-0.70%
20111,986-1-0.05%
20101,9870.00%

Northwood Population by Year