Hardin County, Iowa Population 2021

Hardin County, Iowa's estimated population is 16,664 with a growth rate of -0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hardin County, Iowa is the 45th largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 17,543 and has seen a growth of -5.01% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,664-91-0.54%
202016,755-91-0.54%
201916,846-91-0.54%
201816,937-136-0.80%
201717,073-123-0.72%
201617,196-57-0.33%
201517,253-79-0.46%
201417,332-56-0.32%
201317,388290.17%
201217,359-16-0.09%
201117,375-168-0.96%
201017,543-1,551-8.12%
199019,094-2,682-12.32%
198021,776-472-2.12%
197022,248-285-1.26%
196022,5333151.42%
195022,218-312-1.38%
194022,530-417-1.82%
193022,947-390-1.67%
192023,3372,41611.55%
191020,921-1,873-8.22%
190022,7943,79119.95%
189019,0031,1966.72%
188017,8074,12330.13%
187013,6848,244151.54%
18605,4400.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.54% (-91)
County Website
State
Founded
1851
County Seat
2010 Population
17,543
Growth Since 2010
-5.01% (-879)
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Hardin County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,21295.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native2721.59%
Two or More Races2451.44%
Black or African American2211.30%
Some Other Race930.55%
Asian130.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.03%
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Hardin County, Iowa Population by Race

Hardin County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Hardin County, Iowa Median Age

44.7


Total

42


Male

47.5


Female

Hardin County, Iowa Adults

There are 13,479 adults, (3,634 of whom are seniors) in Hardin County, Iowa.

Hardin County, Iowa Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hardin County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

8,539

50.05%

Male

8,522

49.95%

Hardin County, Iowa Population by Age

Hardin County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hardin County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female51.9%48.1%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
All74.9%25.1%
Male86.4%13.6%
Married88.6%11.4%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hardin County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1482.2774.9
Married3,6762.8188.6
Non Family2,7241.1459.7
Female5133.9151.9
Male2353.3286.4

2.9

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Hardin County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3502.88%
9th to 12th Grade5694.68%
High School Graduate4,22034.72%
Some College2,79322.98%
Associates Degree1,69913.98%
Bachelors Degree1,70714.04%
Graduate Degree8176.72%
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Hardin County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hardin County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,47710,7542,459
Hispanic41728953
Native American190155
2+ Races60443
Other Race595115
Black264
Asian1313
Islander555

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Hardin County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,217$44,106$28,486
Less Than 9th Grade$25,945$31,141$25,000
High School Graduate$32,861$40,911$22,766
Some College$34,726$46,250$28,013
Bachelors Degree$43,179$51,250$38,833
Graduate Degree$50,761$49,286$51,447

$36,217

Average Earnings

$44,106

Average Male

$28,486

Average Female

Hardin County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hardin County, Iowa Language by Age

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Hardin County, Iowa Language

96.20% of Hardin County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.70% of the population.

Hardin County, Iowa Language

Hardin County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,0331,4069.35%
Hispanic69111216.21%
Native2663713.91%
Multiple202125.94%
Other8144.94%

9.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.55%

Male Poverty Rate

11.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hardin County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hardin County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 16.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hardin County, Iowa is Other, with 4.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.04%.

Hardin County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.05%
High School10.09%
Some College5.60%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%

Hardin County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Unemployed10.67%
Female Employed6.82%
Male Employed3.46%

Hardin County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hardin County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,196$66,964
Families$70,070$81,207
Married Families$78,261-
Non Families$30,413$41,509
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Income by Household Type

Hardin County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Hardin County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Hardin 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 35-44.

Hardin County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Hardin County, Iowa Marital Status

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1,216

Number of Veterans

1,161

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam449
Korea198
First Gulf War191
Second Gulf War99
World War II79

Hardin County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+429
65 to 74354
55 to 64193
35 to 54192
18 to 3448

Hardin County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2109.28%
Hispanic81.66%
Native American52.63%
2+ Races11.20%

Hardin County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Hardin County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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5.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hardin County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hardin County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Hardin County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Hardin 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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78.86%

Born in Hardin County, Iowa

97.55%

Native Born

2.45%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

0.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.55% of Hardin County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 78.86% having been born in Iowa. 1.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hardin 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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