What Cheer is a city located in Keokuk County Iowa. What Cheer has a 2020 population of 624. What Cheer is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -3.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 646 in 2010.
The average household income in What Cheer is $46,112 with a poverty rate of 19.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $750 per month, and the median house value is $35,600. The median age in What Cheer is 38.3 years, 39.7 years for males, and 33.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of What Cheerwas:
98.70% of What Cheer residents speak only English, while 1.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in What Cheer is White, with 16.62% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in What Cheer is Hispanic, with 65.22% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.38%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in What Cheer
97.09% of What Cheer residents were born in the United States, with 81.35% having been born in Iowa. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.