Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Population 2022

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa's estimated population is 41,874 with a growth rate of -0.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cerro Gordo County, Iowa is the 15th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 44,097 and has seen a growth of -5.04% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18609400.00%
18704,7223,782402.34%
188011,4616,739142.71%
189014,8643,40329.69%
190020,6725,80839.07%
191025,0114,33920.99%
192034,6759,66438.64%
193038,4763,80110.96%
194043,8455,36913.95%
195046,0532,2085.04%
196049,8943,8418.34%
197049,335-559-1.12%
198048,458-877-1.78%
199046,733-1,725-3.56%
201044,097-2,636-5.64%
201143,971-126-0.29%
201243,699-272-0.62%
201343,528-171-0.39%
201443,206-322-0.74%
201542,983-223-0.52%
201643,0961130.26%
201742,999-97-0.23%
201842,642-357-0.83%
201942,450-192-0.45%
202042,258-192-0.45%
202142,066-192-0.45%
202241,874-192-0.46%
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Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,87893.45%
Black or African American9062.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native1540.36%
Asian4881.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander910.21%
Some Other Race2850.67%
Two or More Races8702.04%
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Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Population by Race

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2022

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Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Median Age

44.2


Total

41.6


Male

46.2


Female

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Adults

There are 33,836 adults, (9,175 of whom are seniors) in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

21,857

51.22%

Male

20,815

48.78%

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
Married88.3%11.7%
All69.6%30.4%
Male57.7%42.3%
Non Family54.6%45.4%
Female44.7%55.3%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,4522.1469.6
Married9,0832.7788.3
Male7183.2657.7
Female1,7312.8644.7
Non Family7,9201.1554.6

2.74

Average Family Size

2.14

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 Grade6572.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,4234.66%
High School Graduate10,26133.60%
Some College6,36720.85%
Associates Degree4,74515.54%
Bachelors Degree4,77915.65%
Graduate Degree2,3057.55%
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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
Other Race19314257
2+ Races409357108
Hispanic1,212876306
White28,26326,7806,623
Native American1428127
Asian24321736
Black44830213
Islander3715

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 29.53%.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,516$49,099$31,315
Less Than 9th Grade$30,313$41,574$21,948
High School Graduate$30,420$35,989$25,637
Some College$39,100$48,750$31,801
Bachelors Degree$52,572$70,541$37,975
Graduate Degree$74,254$77,375$69,676

$38,516

Average Earnings

$49,099

Average Male

$31,315

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

96.54% of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.44% 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
Native1517851.66%
Black83134942.00%
Hispanic2,12435516.71%
Multiple845799.35%
Islander9188.79%
White37,6673,1948.48%
Asian47310.21%
Other50NaN%

9.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.83%

Male Poverty Rate

11.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa is Native, with 51.66% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.94%.

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.08%
High School10.85%
Some College6.44%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.26%
Male Unemployed17.35%
Female Employed7.87%
Female Unemployed27.79%

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$56,082$74,444
Families$73,237$89,936
Married Families$83,533-
Non Families$33,933$48,148
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Income by Household Type

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

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 Over 65, 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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2,618

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War277
First Gulf War419
Vietnam1,014
Korea351
World War II53

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34156
35 to 54466
55 to 64436
65 to 74710
75+850

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5467.97%
Black50.83%
Native American3020.13%
Asian10.30%
Other Race227.72%
2+ Races143.12%
Hispanic372.72%

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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4.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

3.3%

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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74.86%

Born in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

97.78%

Native Born

2.22%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

1.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.78% of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 74.86% having been born in Iowa. 0.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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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