Humboldt County, Iowa Population 2024

9,442

Humboldt County, Iowa's estimated 2024 population is 9,442 with a growth rate of -0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Humboldt County, Iowa is the 78th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 population was 9,791 and has seen a growth of -3.56% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,117-65-0.71%
20289,182-65-0.7%
20279,247-65-0.7%
20269,312-65-0.69%
20259,377-65-0.69%
20249,442-65-0.68%
20239,507-65-0.68%
20229,572-65-0.67%
20219,637420.44%
20209,595961.01%
20199,499-21-0.22%
20189,520-48-0.5%
20179,568380.4%
20169,530-32-0.33%
20159,562-79-0.82%
20149,641-41-0.42%
20139,682-42-0.43%
20129,724-58-0.59%
20119,782-9-0.09%
20109,791
199010,756-1,490-12.17%
198012,246-273-2.18%
197012,519-637-4.84%
196013,156390.3%
195013,117-342-2.54%
194013,4592571.95%
193013,2022511.94%
192012,9517696.31%
191012,182-485-3.83%
190012,6672,83128.78%
18909,8364,49584.16%
18805,3412,745105.74%
18702,5962,264681.93%
1860332-8,785-96.36%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.68% (-65)
County Website
Humboldt County
State
Iowa
County Seat
2010 Population
9,791
Area
434 mi²
Density
22 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-3.56% (-349)
Founded
January 28, 1857

Humboldt County, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,02493.94%
Two or more races3403.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander700.73%
Asian670.7%
Other race530.55%
Black or African American360.37%
Native American160.17%
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White

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Humboldt County, Iowa Population by Race

Humboldt County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2024

Humboldt County, Iowa Median Age

41.9

Total

40.7

Male

43

Female

Humboldt County, Iowa Adults

There are 7,342 adults, (2,035 of whom are seniors) in Humboldt County, Iowa.

Humboldt County, Iowa Age Dependency

81

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Humboldt County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female4,74949.44%
Male4,85750.56%

Humboldt County, Iowa Population by Age

Humboldt County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,2132.2574.225.8
Married1,9572.898812
Non Family1,6421.136040
Female3643.1659.140.9
Male2503.2781.218.8
showing: 5 rows

2.82

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Humboldt County, Iowa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Humboldt County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Humboldt County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.09%.

Humboldt County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,644

Average Earnings

$54,016

Average Male

$34,958

Average Female

Humboldt County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Humboldt County, Iowa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Humboldt County, Iowa Language

94.24% of Humboldt County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 5.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.07% of the population.

Humboldt County, Iowa Language

Humboldt County, Iowa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,6971,05312.11%
Hispanic48416033.06%
Multiple3406218.24%
Other533158.49%
Black342264.71%
showing: 5 rows

13.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.32%

Male Poverty Rate

14.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Humboldt County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Humboldt County, Iowa is Black, with 64.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Humboldt County, Iowa is White, with 12.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.54%.

Humboldt County, Iowa Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.41%
High School11.59%
Some College9.4%
Bachelors or Greater3.54%
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Humboldt County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed26.76%
Female Employed8.7%
Female Unemployed7.69%
Male Employed5.13%
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Humboldt County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Humboldt County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Humboldt County, Iowa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Humboldt County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Humboldt 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 45-54.

Humboldt County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Humboldt County, Iowa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

566

Number of Veterans

529

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

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Humboldt County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Humboldt County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Humboldt County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Humboldt County, Iowa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Humboldt County, Iowa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Humboldt County, Iowa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Humboldt County, Iowa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Humboldt County, Iowa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.08%

Born in Humboldt County, Iowa

97.01%

Native Born

2.99%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

1.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.01% of Humboldt County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 82.08% having been born in Iowa. 1.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Humboldt County, Iowa Place of Birth

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