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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Northwoodwas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Northwood
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.