Decatur County, Iowa's estimated population is 7,810 with a growth rate of -0.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Decatur County, Iowa is the 87th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 Population was 8,418 and has seen a growth of -7.22% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 78.26%.
95.46% of Decatur County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 4.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Iowa is Multiple, with 37.83% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Decatur County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 12.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.36%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Decatur County, Iowa
97.62% of Decatur County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 66.44% having been born in Iowa. 1.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.