Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Population 2021

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa's estimated population is 42,066 with a growth rate of -0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cerro Gordo County, Iowa is the 15th largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 44,097 and has seen a growth of -4.61% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202142,066-192-0.45%
202042,258-192-0.45%
201942,450-192-0.45%
201842,642-357-0.83%
201742,999-97-0.23%
201643,0961130.26%
201542,983-223-0.52%
201443,206-322-0.74%
201343,528-171-0.39%
201243,699-272-0.62%
201143,971-126-0.29%
201044,097-2,636-5.64%
199046,733-1,725-3.56%
198048,458-877-1.78%
197049,335-559-1.12%
196049,8943,8418.34%
195046,0532,2085.04%
194043,8455,36913.95%
193038,4763,80110.96%
192034,6759,66438.64%
191025,0114,33920.99%
190020,6725,80839.07%
189014,8643,40329.69%
188011,4616,739142.71%
18704,7223,782402.34%
18609400.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.45% (-192)
County Website
State
Founded
1851
County Seat
2010 Population
44,097
Growth Since 2010
-4.61% (-2,031)
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Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,28894.06%
Two or More Races7931.85%
Black or African American7471.74%
Asian4911.15%
Some Other Race2490.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native2150.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander510.12%
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Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Population by Race

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Median Age

44.3


Total

41.4


Male

46.6


Female

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Adults

There are 34,021 adults, (9,043 of whom are seniors) in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

21,929

51.20%

Male

20,905

48.80%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Population by Age

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female40.1%59.9%
Male52.8%47.2%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
All69.1%30.9%
Married89.4%10.6%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2412.1669.1
Married8,7182.8589.4
Non Family7,7841.1455.3
Female1,9572.8640.1
Male782352.8

2.78

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7252.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,5144.95%
High School Graduate9,34130.56%
Some College7,11223.27%
Associates Degree4,65915.24%
Bachelors Degree5,04016.49%
Graduate Degree2,1777.12%
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Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White28,46026,8186,753
Hispanic1,204746235
2+ Races39636446
Black30422423
Asian21620190
Native American19512388
Other Race19411146
Islander2113

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 45.13%.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,898$47,142$31,723
Less Than 9th Grade$27,854$38,944$16,228
High School Graduate$32,491$37,666$23,618
Some College$38,399$47,193$31,855
Bachelors Degree$49,625$63,892$38,150
Graduate Degree$67,935$74,602$58,836

$38,898

Average Earnings

$47,142

Average Male

$31,723

Average Female

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Language by Age

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Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Language

96.23% of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Language

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,0373,3198.73%
Hispanic2,07055526.81%
Black66033450.61%
Multiple74914919.89%
Native2159745.12%
Other242208.26%
Islander51815.69%
Asian47720.42%

10.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.01%

Male Poverty Rate

12.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa is Black, with 50.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa is Asian, with 0.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.00%.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.07%
High School11.83%
Some College8.50%
Bachelors or Greater3.15%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.31%
Male Unemployed21.06%
Female Employed6.74%
Male Employed3.81%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,963$72,174
Families$72,240$86,508
Married Families$84,612-
Non Families$32,431$47,004
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Income by Household Type

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Marital Status

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2,812

Number of Veterans

2,704

Male Veterans

108

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,198
First Gulf War476
Korea368
Second Gulf War199
World War II107

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+948
65 to 74827
55 to 64546
35 to 54401
18 to 3490

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7608.56%
Hispanic886.55%
2+ Races214.50%
Other Race125.00%
Native American126.15%
Black51.06%
Asian20.54%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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7.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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66%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Cerro Gordo 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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75.01%

Born in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

97.65%

Native Born

2.35%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

1.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.65% of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 75.01% having been born in Iowa. 1.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cerro Gordo 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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