Humboldt County, Iowa Population 2021

Humboldt County, Iowa's estimated population is 9,556 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Humboldt County, Iowa is the 78th largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 9,792 and has seen a growth of -2.41% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,556-1-0.01%
20209,557-1-0.01%
20199,558-1-0.01%
20189,559-10-0.10%
20179,569390.41%
20169,530-26-0.27%
20159,556-80-0.83%
20149,636-41-0.42%
20139,677-46-0.47%
20129,723-59-0.60%
20119,782-10-0.10%
20109,792-964-8.96%
199010,756-1,490-12.17%
198012,246-273-2.18%
197012,519-637-4.84%
196013,156390.30%
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%
18603320.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.01% (-1)
County Website
State
Founded
January 28, 1857
County Seat
2010 Population
9,792
Growth Since 2010
-2.41% (-236)
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Humboldt County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,30097.34%
Two or More Races1161.21%
Some Other Race420.44%
Black or African American380.40%
Asian300.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.29%
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Humboldt County, Iowa Population by Race

Humboldt County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Humboldt County, Iowa Median Age

42.9


Total

41.7


Male

44


Female

Humboldt County, Iowa Adults

There are 7,327 adults, (1,987 of whom are seniors) in Humboldt County, Iowa.

Humboldt County, Iowa Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Humboldt County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

4,871

50.98%

Male

4,683

49.02%

Humboldt County, Iowa Population by Age

Humboldt County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Humboldt County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female51.3%48.7%
Non Family60%40%
Male64.8%35.2%
All74.2%25.8%
Married88.4%11.6%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Humboldt County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1742.2674.2
Married2,1732.8388.4
Non Family1,5551.1360
Female3183.1751.3
Male1284.0264.8

2.85

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Humboldt County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1762.63%
9th to 12th Grade3054.55%
High School Graduate2,48237.04%
Some College1,24118.52%
Associates Degree1,07616.06%
Bachelors Degree1,12416.77%
Graduate Degree2974.43%
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Humboldt County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Humboldt County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,3896,0721,385
Hispanic224681
2+ Races342711
Black33325
Other Race2115
Asian191919
Native American33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Humboldt County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,108$45,343$30,339
Less Than 9th Grade$17,375$27,426$
High School Graduate$32,083$40,957$21,667
Some College$39,059$47,813$32,021
Bachelors Degree$46,250$64,868$40,448
Graduate Degree$57,500$102,727$53,750

$38,108

Average Earnings

$45,343

Average Male

$30,339

Average Female

Humboldt County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Humboldt County, Iowa Language by Age

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Humboldt County, Iowa Language

95.18% of Humboldt County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 4.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.04% of the population.

Humboldt County, Iowa Language

Humboldt County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,82095210.79%
Hispanic40916640.59%
Multiple1005858.00%
Black362775.00%
Native282589.29%
Other3239.38%

13.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.41%

Male Poverty Rate

14.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Humboldt County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Humboldt County, Iowa is Native, with 89.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Humboldt County, Iowa is Other, with 9.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.33%.

Humboldt County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.24%
High School13.12%
Some College9.45%
Bachelors or Greater2.12%

Humboldt County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed13.16%
Male Unemployed12.40%
Female Employed7.56%
Male Employed4.92%

Humboldt County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Humboldt County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,575$69,734
Families$71,318$82,245
Married Families$81,793-
Non Families$31,380$46,876
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Income by Household Type

Humboldt County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Humboldt County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Humboldt 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 35-44.

Humboldt County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Humboldt County, Iowa Marital Status

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668

Number of Veterans

623

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam287
First Gulf War107
Korea94
Second Gulf War94
World War II11

Humboldt County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74215
75+185
35 to 54146
55 to 6488
18 to 3434

Humboldt County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6529.08%
2+ Races1637.21%

Humboldt County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Humboldt County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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5.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Humboldt County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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64.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Humboldt County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Humboldt County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Humboldt 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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80.97%

Born in Humboldt County, Iowa

97.68%

Native Born

2.32%

Foreign Born

1.85%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.68% of Humboldt County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 80.97% having been born in Iowa. 1.85% 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

  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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