Cedar County, Iowa Population 2021

Cedar County, Iowa's estimated population is 18,753 with a growth rate of 0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cedar County, Iowa is the 38th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 18,450 and has seen a growth of 1.64% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202118,753630.34%
202018,690630.34%
201918,627630.34%
201818,564740.40%
201718,4901420.77%
201618,348940.51%
201518,254-22-0.12%
201418,276500.27%
201318,226-70-0.38%
201218,296-62-0.34%
201118,358-92-0.50%
201018,4501,0696.15%
199017,381-1,254-6.73%
198018,6359805.55%
197017,655-136-0.76%
196017,7918815.21%
195016,910260.15%
194016,8841240.74%
193016,760-800-4.56%
192017,560-205-1.15%
191017,765-1,606-8.29%
190019,3711,1186.13%
189018,253-683-3.61%
188018,936-795-4.03%
187019,7316,78252.37%
186012,9499,008228.57%
18503,9412,688214.53%
18401,2530.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.34%
County Website
State
Founded
1837
County Seat
2010 Population
18,450
Growth Since 2010
1.64%
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Cedar County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,98897.46%
Black or African American2601.41%
Two or More Races820.44%
Asian670.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native490.27%
Some Other Race110.06%
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Cedar County, Iowa Population by Race

Cedar County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Cedar County, Iowa Median Age

42.7


Total

41.6


Male

44.2


Female

Cedar County, Iowa Adults

There are 14,202 adults, (3,553 of whom are seniors) in Cedar County, Iowa.

Cedar County, Iowa Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Cedar County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

9,278

50.27%

Male

9,179

49.73%

Cedar County, Iowa Population by Age

Cedar County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cedar County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All81.2%18.8%
Male78.9%21.1%
Non Family70.4%29.6%
Female60.8%39.2%

81.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cedar County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3912.4581.2
Married4,1483.0790.1
Non Family2,5711.270.4
Female4263.4560.8
Male2463.4678.9

3.05

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Cedar County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2141.65%
9th to 12th Grade3592.77%
High School Graduate4,87237.62%
Some College2,92322.57%
Associates Degree1,71313.23%
Bachelors Degree2,18616.88%
Graduate Degree6845.28%
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Cedar County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cedar County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,62112,1032,836
Hispanic23520618
Native American44254
Black2922
Asian181812
2+ Races12124
Other Race1111

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 66.67%.

Cedar County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,509$51,083$33,500
Less Than 9th Grade$30,724$40,000$21,250
High School Graduate$35,752$46,795$25,931
Some College$40,936$50,698$32,660
Bachelors Degree$53,624$57,146$49,500
Graduate Degree$61,219$65,781$60,136

$42,509

Average Earnings

$51,083

Average Male

$33,500

Average Female

Cedar County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cedar County, Iowa Language by Age

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Cedar County, Iowa Language

98.27% of Cedar County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 1.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.13% of the population.

Cedar County, Iowa Language

Cedar County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,3381,1516.64%
Hispanic3734512.06%
Black2563513.67%
Asian672537.31%

6.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.72%

Male Poverty Rate

8.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cedar County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cedar County, Iowa is Asian, with 37.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cedar County, Iowa is White, with 6.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.77%.

Cedar County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.59%
High School5.94%
Some College5.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.38%

Cedar County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed20.16%
Male Unemployed18.54%
Female Employed4.33%
Male Employed1.23%

Cedar County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cedar County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,795$77,477
Families$83,974$91,647
Married Families$90,364$98,107
Non Families$37,369$47,506
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Income by Household Type

Cedar County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cedar County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Cedar County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cedar County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Cedar County, Iowa Marital Status

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1,431

Number of Veterans

1,331

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam450
Second Gulf War273
First Gulf War268
Korea106
World War II82

Cedar County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+384
35 to 54371
65 to 74342
55 to 64233
18 to 34101

Cedar County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,41110.05%
Native American1943.18%
Hispanic10.40%
Other Race19.09%

Cedar County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Cedar County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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2.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cedar County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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67.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cedar County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Cedar County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Cedar County, Iowa 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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82.98%

Born in Cedar County, Iowa

98.79%

Native Born

1.21%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

0.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.79% of Cedar County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 82.98% having been born in Iowa. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cedar County, Iowa Place of Birth

  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

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